An Orbital Sciences Corp. rocket laden with supplies for the ISS suffers a fiery first-stage engine failure before falling and exploding at a NASA flight facility.
George RR Martin will release "The World of Ice and Fire," which tells the untold history of the lands of Westeros and Essos, on October 26 at an event in New York.
The water in our solar system -- including up to half of Earth's supply -- has actually been here since before the birth of the sun, according to new research.
The B612 Foundation highlights the fact that asteroids come a-knockin' 3 to 10 times more frequently than previously thought. But don't freak out; most explode too high up to cause damage on the ground.
A fascinating NASA presentation suggests that in July 2012 Earth was one week away from being struck by a massive solar storm that would have had devastating effects. Can this be?
At the best of times, Jupiter's moon Io is a turbulent, torturous place. But last August, scientists say things really heated up.
Photographer Gavin Heffernan turns his lens on the night skies from two US national parks to make an awe-inspiring video that looks like something out of a fantasy novel.
Debuting at Comic-Con, the new trailer for "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies" shows orcs, dwarves, elves, humans, and of course the dragon getting ready for a grand conflict.
The e-commerce company misses Wall Street expectations and reports a third-quarter loss of $437 million. More critically, it warns that its fourth-quarter revenue will also disappoint.
Following a profitable first quarter, the strain of multiple product launches weighs on the e-commerce giant.