The two brightest planets Venus and Jupiter are to appear so close in the sky in the upcoming nights that they will be seen like a single super bright star, which some astronomy-lovers say resembles the biblical 'Star of Bethlehem'.
New York State officially banned fracking for natural gas by issuing its final environmental impact statement, concluding a seven-year review. The environmental agency said fracking posed risks to land, water, natural resources and public health.
Although he died 60 years ago, Albert Einstein was alive and well in Los Angeles on Sunday. More than 300 look-a-likes gathered to break the world record for the most Einsteins in one place, sporting unruly white hair and mustaches.
Parents who allow their kids to ditch football practice for video games may want to re-think their strategy. A new study says it only takes two weeks for children to lose one-third of their muscle strength, putting them on par with someone 50 years older.
Alzheimer's disease is usually recognized in old age, but early symptoms could appear up to 18 years before it is officially diagnosed. A new study suggests that mistakes made during memory and thinking tests could be warning signs of the disease.
The US can’t quit buying Russian RD-180 rocket engines for heavy lifting until it produces an engine with similar capabilities, chief of the US Space Command said. This follows frantic calls by Republican Senator John McCain to terminate the contract.
Although we've been told that pornography is an addiction, it turns out that isn't the case at all. A new study says the brain activity of “porn addicts” actually decreases when viewing X-rated images.
The US space agency has unveiled a prototype rover for exploring icy underwater regions. Scientists hope the rover may fly as far as Jupiter’s moon Europa, which has a vast subsurface ocean long thought to harbor life.