Scientists have been tracking this specific animal since the late 1990s but only now have determined the whale is completely unique and in a species of its own.
If you missed last month’s “Christmas star,” you’ll have another chance to see a spectacular planetary phenomenon in January.
The United States Forest Service has extended a "developed campground closure" at a dozen national forests in California, including the Angeles National Forest, it was announced Thursday.
Here’s how to watch the Quadrantid meteor shower in 2021.
The phenomenon is nicknamed the “Christmas star” and the vibrant planetary conjunction will be easily visible to the naked eye as a “double planet.”
Astronauts blasted into orbit from the U.S. for the first time in nearly a decade, three countries sent spacecraft hurtling toward Mars, and robotic explorers grabbed rocks from the moon and gravel from an asteroid for return to Earth.
The aligning orbits of two gas giants like Jupiter and Saturn happens every few decades, but this great conjunction will be the closest the two planets have been in centuries.
A Virgin Galactic test flight Saturday ended prematurely as the spacecraft's rocket motor failed to ignite and it then glided down safely to its landing site in southern New Mexico.
SpaceX launched its shiny, bullet-shaped, straight-out-of-science fiction Starship several miles into the air from a remote corner of Texas on Wednesday, but the 6 1/2-minute test flight ended in an explosive fireball at touchdown.
It was one small step for the plant kingdom but a giant leap for NASA after it grew radishes for the first time onboard the International Space Station last month.
The rare occurrence will happen after sunset on Dec. 21, 2020, the start of the winter solstice.
According to NASA, the Geminids are considered to be one of the best and most reliable annual meteor showers.
A study from the University of Utah found that when statewide mask mandates were implemented, as opposed to mandates issued and enforced at the local level, COVID-19 cases decreased and economic activity increased.
A new model from a study conducted by Washington University in St. Louis projects that if the U.S. continues handling the pandemic as it has, cases could double in just two months.
When you look up the stars, Ontario High School's own Victor Glover is aboard the Space Station.
An asteroid roughly the size of a Ford F-150 flew less than 250 miles away from Earth last week, setting a record for the closest-known asteroid to fly past the planet without hitting it, NASA announced.
Hurricane Iota has roared ashore as a dangerous Category 4 storm along almost exactly the same stretch of Nicaragua’s Caribbean coast that was devastated by an equally powerful Hurricane Eta 13 days earlier.
SpaceX launched four astronauts to the International Space Station on Sunday on the first full-fledged taxi flight for NASA by a private company.
Dr. Walker will be the mission specialist for the Crew-1 mission. This will be her second long-duration mission aboard the ISS.
Mesmerizing video of a rarely seen bigfin squid was recently released by scientists in Australia.