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A rocket lifts off from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in 2011

2 Nations Are Vying To Be The New Heavyweights Of Space Exploration

The U.S. and Russia are longtime power players in space exploration, but two nations in Asia have made big strides to improve their programs.


1:22A grizzly bear
The National Park Service

Yellowstone Grizzlies Are Losing Their Endangered Species Protection

1:09A tick

More Ticks Means More Tick-Borne Diseases This Summer

1:06A general view of ALICE (A Large Ion Collider Experiment) cavern and detector
Getty Images / Dean Mouhtaropoulos

World's Largest Particle Accelerator Will Use AI To Fight Hackers

0:50PLATO spacecraft
European Space Agency

ESA Spacecraft Brings Search For Habitable Exoplanets Closer To Home

1:05The Milky Way Galaxy and a newly discovered dead galaxy.
NASA, ESA, and Z. Levy (STScI)

The Discovery Of A Flat, Dead Galaxy Is Changing NASA's Outlook

1:26A sign for Snap Inc hangs outside the New York Stock Exchange
Getty Images

Snapchat Announces New Partnerships And Features — But Is It Enough?

1:02A Chinese lab worker runs an HIV test
Getty Images / China Photos / Stringer

China Publishing More Studies Than Ever Amid Research Controversies

1:00NASA's Curiosity rover on Mars

Stranded Curiosity Rover Gets More Free Will: What Could Go Wrong?

1:32Customers line up for iPhone 5.
Getty Images

iRony: Apple's 'Stopping Leakers' Presentation Was Leaked

0:59Skippy the Maine Coon waits to be judged at the 'Supreme Championship Cat Show"
Getty Images / Matt Cardy

How Did Cats Become Domesticated? Ancient DNA Gives Us Some Clues

2:14Landed sounding rocket motor in field
Poker Flat Research Range

A NASA Engineer Has A Creative New Way To Find Missing Rockets

1:12A tributary of the Amazon River in Brazil
Getty Images

South America's Hydropower Plans Could Damage The Amazon Rainforest

0:48Bleached coral reef in the Maldives
The Ocean Agency / XL Catlin Seaview Survey / Richard Vevers

The Worst Coral Bleaching Event Ever May Be Over: Now For The Bad News

1:01Illustrated image of Earth-like planet.
NASA Ames/JPL-Caltech/T. Pyle

New Findings Show We Don't Know How Many Planets Are In Our Own Galaxy

0:35A total solar eclipse as seen from Indonesia in 2016
Getty Images / Ulet Ifansasti

USPS To Release First-Of-Its-Kind Stamp For Once-In-A-Lifetime Event

1:20A partial solar eclipse

Just How Popular Is August's Total Solar Eclipse Going To Be?

0:58Produce at farmers market
Natalie Maynor / CC BY 2.0

Making Fruits And Veggies Cheaper Could Save A Lot Of American Lives

0:47A Great Dane puppy being rescued
The Humane Society of the United States

84 Great Danes Rescued From 'Squalid' Puppy Mill

0:44Wind farm in California
Getty Images

The US Has A New Personal Best For Renewable Energy Use

0:55Visitors play Atari games at the 2005 CES
Getty Images

Atari Gets Back In The Console Game With Ataribox

1:14Artist rendering of future Mars explorers

Elon Musk Thinks He Has A Way To Make Colonizing Mars Cheaper

1:01a biodiesel motor driving a propeller
Jaqueline Pollini

Making Better Biofuel May Be Easier Than Building Greener Engines

1:07Kids watch a TV in Des Plaines, Illinois
Getty Images / Tim Boyle

Some Teens Might Get As Much Physical Activity As 60-Year-Olds

1:37Airplane resting on ground

Planes Are More Fuel-Efficient, But That Doesn't Mean They're 'Green'

1:42Facebook is displayed on a laptop screen
Getty Images

Artificial Intelligence Is Facebook's New Terrorism Watchdog

0:47Icebergs broken off of Ross Ice Shelf in Antarctica

Antarctic Surface Ice Melt Could Be A Sign Of Things To Come

1:06NASA finds coronal holes in our sun
NASA/GSFC/Solar Dynamics Observatory

Our Sun May Have A Long-Lost Twin — Scientists Named It 'Nemesis'

1:03french fries
Getty Images

French Fries Aren't Healthy — If You Didn't Already Know That

1:26A chimpanzee sits in a cage on the back of a truck
Getty Images / Justin Sullivan

Only 72 Of Nearly 600 Lab Chimpanzees Have Been Moved To Sanctuaries

1:21A boat in the ocean off the coast of Tangier Island, Virginia.
Getty Images

Trump Aims To Save Receding Island, Won't Acknowledge Climate Change