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Bad news: July was the hottest month on record for Earth

The meltdown is real. → Read More

Astro the robot dog kinda sorta looks like a real dog

Florida Atlantic University decided a head, tail, eyes and ears were a good idea. → Read More

SpaceX Starhopper set for epic next test jump as early as Friday

Elon Musk's Starship hopper prototype hopes to reach a height of 200 meters off the ground. → Read More

Monster hail smacked Colorado and may set a size record

Parts of Colorado got walloped by storms and some seriously gnarly hail this week. → Read More

This gorgeous Mars dust devil twirled for a NASA camera

Windy, dusty Mars put on a show for NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. → Read More

Watch a DJ astronaut drop sick beats on Earth from the ISS

The European Space Agency's Luca Parmitano took time out from science to be a DJ for a massive dance party down below. → Read More

NASA scientists just flew through a fire cloud

A wildfire kicked up a blazing cloud and gave scientists a crazy view. → Read More

Netflix Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance trailer fires up a Gelfling rebellion

Taron Egerton from Kingsman will voice Gelfling Rian. Netflix The Darkening is coming and the battle for Thra is almost here. The new The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance trailer from Netflix is a goosebump-inducing return to the mystical puppet-filled world first brought to life in Jim Henson's 1982 movie. "When three Gelfling discover the horrifying secret behind the Skeksis' power, they set… → Read More

Perseid meteor shower 2019: How and when to watch the fireballs hit their peak

This year's August show will compete with a bright moon, but you can still enjoy it. → Read More

ESA's Mars rover has a bummer of a parachute problem

The space agency is working hard to figure out why the rover's descent parachutes aren't passing their tests. → Read More

Perseid meteor shower 2019: How to watch the fireballs hit their August peak

This year's show will compete with a bright moon, but you can still enjoy it. → Read More

Perseid meteor shower 2019: How to watch the fireballs hit their August peak

This year's show will compete with a bright moon, but you can still enjoy it. → Read More

On Amazon, you can buy a $24,000 prefab solar-powered tiny house

The container-size home has a bathroom and expands via remote control. → Read More

Yankees, White Sox will make Field of Dreams come true in 2020

If you build it, Major League Baseball will come. Eventually. → Read More

Jupiter stares back in ravishing Hubble portrait

The planet's Great Red Spot looks like a cyclops' bleary eye in this view from the space telescope. → Read More

Bernie Sanders will tell us the truth about aliens if elected president

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders made an out-of-this-world promise on the Joe Rogan Experience. → Read More

See NASA's next-gen space telescope unfold like a weird Transformer

The James Webb Space Telescope may be running late, but its secondary mirror system just passed a big test. → Read More

Scientists suggest staring down seagulls to protect your snacks

I'm watching you, bird. Leave my lunch alone. → Read More

How to watch the 2019 Perseid meteor shower hit its August peak

This year's fireballs will compete with a bright moon, but you can still enjoy the show. → Read More

Watch NASA fire up Orion's engines for blazing hot moon mission test

It's getting scorching in here as NASA prepares Orion for the Artemis moon mission. → Read More