The Joint Polar Satellite System is getting $185 million worth of updates and upgrades that will support the system's complete technological refresh.
Getting a breath sample from a whale isn't the easiest task in the world. But with the help of a hexacopter, scientists are getting the job done.
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.
A faraway satellite turns its eyes back to its home planet to catch a fresh photo of our Blue Marble suspended against the darkness of space.
A researcher from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration finds a most unusual shark in a most unusual place.
The FBI says it's probing a data breach at the US agency responsible for conducting security clearance background checks.
The opah fish is able to keep its body warmer than its surroundings, which grants it some special powers over its cold-blooded compadres.
Watch: Miles below the surface, a remote-controlled sub is sending live video of its mission, complete with jellyfish cameos.
In addition to launching a weather station into space, the private space-exploration company will once again attempt to land the launch rocket on a barge.
All those strings of lights you're decorating your house with are contributing to a brightening effect in cities around the world, and a satellite can see the difference.