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Icefin robot: Today, exploring Antarctica's depths. Tomorrow, Jupiter's moon?

As part of a NASA-funded program, a needle-like robotic vehicle is plunging the icy depths at our planet's poles. Jupiter's moon Europa could be next.

By 4 April 2015


Antarctica penguin pics beamed by satellite

In honor of World Penguin Day, tech firm Cambridge Consultants announces a plan to use Raspberry-Pi-equipped cameras to help labs keep an eye on penguins in real time.

By 26 April 2014


Beautiful new photos of Pluto show terrain, atmosphere

Pluto revealed to be "surprisingly Earth-like" in photos newly arrived from the New Horizons probe.

By 18 September 2015


Earth and moon 'double photobomb' of the sun is a NASA rarity

For the first time ever, the Earth and moon pair up to get in the way of the Solar Dynamic Observatory's view of the sun.

By 16 September 2015


Triple thrill: Satellite sees three solar eclipses in one day

The sun-gazing Proba-2 satellite had an action-packed day in which it witnessed a partial solar eclipse three times over.

By 15 September 2015


There he blows! Super rare albino humpback whale caught on video

The albino humpback whale spotted, and filmed, off Australia's Gold Coast may be the son of a famous albino humpback whale named Migaloo. Don't anyone tell Captain Ahab.

By 12 August 2015


Welcome to Australia, where even the rain is spiders

A phenomenon known as spider ballooning has covered a regional Australian city in silky "Angel Hair" webbing.

By 19 May 2015


Penguin parenting secret: Adult poop benefits the babies

Behold the power of poop! Penguins can melt an entire sheet of ice with the stinky stuff, researchers discover. Don't worry, it's for a good cause.

By 5 May 2015


Drones are making the rounds in Asia

Across the continent, unmanned aerial vehicles are already in use across a broad spectrum of industries.

By 18 April 2015


Merry Cthulhumas! Here's your tentacled wreath of doom

An experienced Lovecraft-inspired craft maker turns out a Christmas wreath that reaches its tentacles deep into the darkest parts of your soul.

By 16 December 2014