Sunset Planet Alert

The solar system's innermost planets are about to put on a beautiful show.

Colony of Young Stars Shines in New Spitzer Image

(PhysOrg.com) -- Astronomers have their eyes on a hot group of young stars, watching their every move like the paparazzi. A new infrared image from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope shows the bustling star-making colony of the ...

Verizon cuts Palm Pre, Pixi Plus prices

(AP) -- Verizon Wireless is cutting the prices for Palm's Pre Plus and Pixi Plus smart phones and offering free access to a Wi-Fi service that lets the phones deliver Internet access to other kinds of devices - such as Apple's ...

Physicists Identify New Kind of Star

(PhysOrg.com) -- Stars don't exactly ease into retirement, and for some stellar objects, the twilight years just got more complicated.

Digital Baseball: Baseball stats go to the next level

Baseball fans who revel in the statistics surrounding the game, such as batting averages or the clocked speeds of curve balls, have gotten a windfall of data in the past few years thanks to multi-camera filming of games and ...

How to Respond When E.T. Says Hello

Scientists are studying the best ways to compose messages meant for alien eyes in case we ever do get the chance to communicate with extraterrestrials.

Desert spreading like 'cancer,' Egypt conference told

The desert is making a comeback in the Middle East, with fertile lands turning into barren wastes that could further destabilise the region, experts said at a water conference on Thursday.

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