WASHINGTON — The growth of Arctic sea ice this winter peaked at the lowest maximum level on record, thanks to extraordinarily warm temperatures, federal scientists said Monday.
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MONTREAL—An organization that represents firms in the Canadian space sector is asking the Liberal government to reinvest in the industry to help it regain ground that was lost to its competitors in recent years.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — For decades, fossil hunters combing the soil near a creek in north-central Illinois have been rewarded with the preserved remnants of a prehistoric creature, its wide-set eyes on stalks and a long, arm-like appendage extending from below them with a pincer-like mouth.
MIAMI — SeaWorld announced Thursday it is ending its practice of killer whale breeding following years of controversy over keeping orcas in captivity.
In a statement released Thursday morning, the company said the breeding program will end immediately. It also announced a partnership with the Humane Society of the United States.
DARMSTADT, Germany—Europe and Russia yesterday launched a joint mission to explore the atmosphere of Mars and hunt for signs of life on the red planet.
The unmanned ExoMars probe—a collaboration between the European Space Agency and Roscosmos—blasted off from a base in Kazakhstan aboard a Russian rocket and is expected to reach Mars in October.
DARMSTADT, Germany — Europe and Russia launched a joint mission Monday to explore the atmosphere of Mars and hunt for signs of life on the red planet.
The unmanned ExoMars probe‚Äî a collaboration between the European Space Agency and Roscosmos ‚Äî took off from a base in Kazakhstan aboard a Russian rocket and is expected to reach Mars in October.
NEW YORK — How did evolution produce a monstrous killer like T. rex? A fossil find in Central Asia is giving scientists a glimpse of the process.
BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan — The European Space Agency has begun the first stage of a two-part mission to explore Mars and hunt for signs of life on the red planet.
The unmanned ExoMars probe‚Äî a collaborative project with Russia’s Roscosmos‚Äî was launched aboard a Russian rocket Monday and is expected to reach Mars in October.
NEW ORLEANS — The Louisiana black bear, the animal behind the “teddy’s bear” inspired by President Theodore Roosevelt, has rebounded enough to pull it off the list of federally protected species, the government says.
BILLINGS, Mont. The federal government is proposing to lift threatened-species protections for hundreds of Yellowstone-area grizzlies, opening the door to future hunts for the fearsome bears across parts of three states for the first time since the 1970s.