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Science

Eighth planet found in faraway solar system, matching ours

Our solar system had nine planets until Pluto was demoted to a dwarf planet in 2006 by the International Astronomical Union.

15 Dec 2017 9:39 AM

SpaceX delivery delayed few days; 1st reused rocket for NASA

The company now aims to launch its first recycled rocket for NASA on Friday. The unmanned Falcon rocket originally flew in June.

13 Dec 2017 7:11 PM

New Island offers clues about life on Mars: NASA

Scientists initially expected the island — created when vast quantities of rock and dense ash spewed — to wash away within a few months.

13 Dec 2017 2:42 PM

Human-sized ancient Penguin found at New Zealand

The newly found bird is about 7 inches (18 centimeters) longer than any other ancient penguin ever found.

13 Dec 2017 11:23 AM

US might place atlantic sea turtle on endangered list

Leatherback turtles are world's largest sea turtles. They can weigh up to 2,000 pounds. They are also the deepest diving turtle.

13 Dec 2017 10:17 AM

Arctic report card: permafrost thawing at a faster pace

"What happens in the Arctic doesn't stay in the Arctic; it affects the rest of the planet."

13 Dec 2017 9:33 AM

SpaceX delivery delayed few days; 1st reused rocket for NASA

If the Falcon isn't flying by Friday, SpaceX will have to wait until late December, based on sunlight restrictions on the orbiting lab

13 Dec 2017 8:12 AM

New Zealand space launch aborted from remote launch site

There was no immediate explanation for the launch attempt being called off.

13 Dec 2017 7:39 AM

SpaceX launching recycled rocket, supply capsule for NASA

This will be the first launch from Launch Complex 40 since the pad was ruined when a SpaceX rocket crashed during testing in September 2016.

12 Dec 2017 11:50 AM

Donald Trump wants to send man back to Moon, on to Mars

Past presidents have also proposed returning to the moon and missions to Mars, Budget constraints derailed their plans.

12 Dec 2017 9:09 AM