Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history: 1779 – John Paul Jones declares "I have not yet begun to fight!" (More info) 1846 – German astronomer Johann Gottfried Galle discovers the planet Neptune at the Berlin Observa…
Aliens have long been major players in science fiction and pop culture, but according to the Queen’s astronomer, Lord Martin Rees, scientists are now within 40 years of actually confirming their (non-fictional) existence.
After an eight month journey, NASA’s multi-billion dollar rover Curiosity made a successful landing on Mars early this morning. Mission controllers cheered after the six-wheeled, one-ton machine made a perilous seven-minute landing involving a parachute, rocket pack and sky crane.
Houston's "consolation prize" in NASA's space shuttle giveaway has arrived. The 65 ton full-scale model named Explorer has been towed from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida to Space Center Houston, the tourist attraction next door to the Johnson Space Center.