JERUSALEM - It's only the size of a dishwasher and weighs as much as giant panda, but its inventors are hoping this spacecraft will go where no other Israeli vessel has gone before - to the moon.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida - About 5 million years ago, an asteroid or comet slammed into Mars so hard that rocks and other debris launched into space.
WASHINGTON - Patsy Cline's classic country song "I Fall to Pieces," has nothing on this one.
ROME - Sicilian amateur scientists have launched a model cannolo, a cream-stuffed pastry roll symbolic of the Italian island, into the stratosphere, capturing bizarre images of the dessert flying far above the earth.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida - A supermassive black hole inside a distant quasar spins at about 336 million mph (540 million kph) or roughly half the speed of light, according to research published on Wednesday in the journal Nature.
WASHINGTON - In Europe 150 million years ago, this dude was the biggest, baddest bully in town.
SAN FRANCISCO - You can't spend bitcoins at Amazon.com or to pay your mortgage but, as the Winklevoss twins showed on Wednesday, you can use the digital currency to book a trip into suborbital space.
WASHINGTON - The masquerade party never ends for these ladies.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida - President Barack Obama's 2015 NASA budget plan includes funding for a robotic mission to an ocean-bearing moon of Jupiter and could help boost commercial ventures to fly astronauts to the International Space Station, NASA officials said on Tuesday.
LA JOLLA, California - Craig Venter, the U.S. scientist who raced the U.S. government to map the human genome over a decade ago and created synthetic life in 2010, is now on a quest to treat age-related disease.
LA JOLLA, California - When President Bill Clinton announced in 2000 that Craig Venter and Dr. Francis Collins of the National Human Genome Research Institute had succeeded in mapping the human genome, he solemnly declared that the discovery would "revolutionize" the treatment of virtually all human disease.