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A red disk painted in a Spanish cave over 40,800 years ago could be the work of Neanderthals.
Nickolay Hristov uses a long-range laser scanner and portable thermal cameras to see bats in new ways.
New research gives a date to the start of the formation of the Grand Canyon -- 17 million years ago.
Ready to go spelunking? Live from the cave state--that's Missouri--we'll get an inside look at the biology, geology, and history of the underground attractions that gave the state its name.
The arid Texas climate preserved rock art painted by early Native American groups.
In this month's Science Diction, we look at the origins of the word 'comet.'
The comet ISON, discovered by two amateur astronomers last year, will zoom past ...
The European Space Agency’s Philae lander is the first probe to touch down on a ...
The Rosetta spacecraft has detected the scent of a comet...and it stinks.
As Comet ISON skirts the sun, it could be destroyed—or emerge, even more spectac...
\tIn 2011, comet Lovejoy traveled through the sun’s corona and lived to tell the tale. But its tail was the most telling. Reporting in the journal Science, Cooper Downs, an astrophysicist at Predictive Science Inc. in San Diego, Calif., says that the wiggly path of the comet’s tail helps explain the sun’s magnetic field. \t