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Awesome nebula cradles a runaway star

The Hubble Space Telescope has captured a glorious picture of a brightly burning, quickly moving star and the wind-blasted nebula around it.

By August 23, 2015


Whistle while you eat with the Fred Sip & Slide spoon

The Fred & Friends Sip & Slide is a spoon that incorporates a slide whistle. So much for a nice quiet dinner.

By August 19, 2015


Landscape of no fear: Sea turtles don't avoid hungry tiger sharks the way you'd think

Sea turtles don't alter their movements to avoid shark attacks, researchers find, which means sea turtles are tougher than most of us.

By July 28, 2015


Bone yarn brings new meaning to 'knitted skullcap'

Researchers at ETH Zurich have developed a way to spin good quality yarn from slaughterhouse waste.

By August 11, 2015


The universe is slowly dying

A large-scale survey of over 200,000 galaxies has revealed a grim truth: The universe is definitely slowing down.

By August 10, 2015


Space telescopes help search for aliens, dark matter and the beginning of time

The next decade is going to see some stunning advancements in telescope technology, opening up a brave new universe of interstellar discoveries.

By August 3, 2015


Your next sunscreen...courtesy of fish slime?

Researchers have figured out a way to harness the power of the oceans to create a sunscreen that could be more friendly to the reefs that grow there. And humans too.

By July 31, 2015


Should Pluto return to the planet club?

In 2006, Pluto had its planet status revoked. Now a petition hopes to get it restored -- but would other dwarf planets ride in on its coattails?

By July 14, 2015


Astronomers make a real five-star find

Astronomers have found the very first quintuple star system consisting of two sets of eclipsing binary stars and one solo star.

By July 8, 2015


Venus shows off her atmosphere backlit by the sun

NASA's heliophysics missions capture a once-in-a-lifetime event: Venus' transit across the surface of the sun.

By July 9, 2015