Mercury will make its best evening appearance of the year in March. It will become visible to the unaided eye during the second week of the month about 40 minutes after sunset, almost directly below much brighter Jupiter.
After a flawless launch last Thursday and a textbook docking on Saturday, the Space Shuttle today delivered the European-built Leonardo Permanent Multipurpose Module to the International Space Station.
Scientists have made a surprising discovery: The more options you have for choosing a lover, the likelier you are to end up with no-one.
The Earth Hour global movement to help fight climate change is going beyond asking people to turn off their lights to making firm commitments to protect the environment, organisers said Wednesday.
(AP) -- Space shuttle Discovery's astronauts have one last spacewalk to complete.
As rival manufacturers scramble to bring their own touchscreen tablet computers to market, Apple is poised to unveil its next-generation iPad on Wednesday.
A Shakespeare-reciting robot, the world's most merciless alarm clock and "intelligent" cocktail shakers were among the gadgets wowing visitors at the CeBIT high-tech fair on Wednesday.
Animals' capacity to adapt is a factor in how they are likely to respond to changing climate conditions.
Some shark species are able to navigate to specific locations up to 50km away, a new study published in the British Ecological Society's Journal of Animal Ecology has found. Re-analysing tracking data from tagged sharks, ...
(AP) -- Pennsylvania's natural gas drillers are still flushing vast quantities of contaminated wastewater into rivers that supply drinking water, despite major progress by the industry over the past year in curtailing the ...