Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano has had thousands of small earthquakes over the last few days, leading meteorologists to think that it may be a prelude to a possible eruption.
It's quite unexpected for the "Lords of the Ancient Skies" to be toothless, which calls to mind that heroic reptilian character of the hit animated flick,"How to Train Your Dragon."
Gym teacher Tugrul Metin was vacationing in coastal town Dikili in Turkey's Aegean Region when he stumbled across an unusual sight on the beach, turning his day into a most interesting and unforgettable one.
After Sunday's supermoon comes the Perseid meteor shower, which is an annual event that astronophiles anticipate due to its spectacular visuals. As many as 100 shooting stars can whizz past the night sky each hour when it peaks Tuesday night.
This is the summer of supermoons and there has never been a great time to ogle at the unusually bright and large moon than this season.
Sunday, August 10, is the beginning of Discovery Channel's celebration of all things shark-based. And, despite this species of fish being widely feared and known for its predatory tendencies, the week-long TV programming theme manages to draw considerable attention and viewers, proving that these creatures manage to fascinate and induce awe, despite their less-than-friendly reputations.
If you're a moon person, you may be very pleased to know that 2014's biggest and brightest moon will can be seen this weekend. This is especially if you've missed the other supermoons that occurred earlier this year.
Earlier this year, we've had sightings of the super moon, which will again grace the skies come next month's full moon on August 10. There will also be the more well-known Perseid meteor shower happening next month, peaking from august 11-13. However, these two are not the only celestial events worth waiting for.
This is not the first time that men of science have named their discoveries after musicians.
This is the "summer of supermoons." That's because there's not just one, but a total of three occurrences of the moon moving to its closest proximity to the earth from July to September.
And you thought the polar vortex was over and done with.
World View Enterprises is reportedly offering a cheaper alternative to commercial space flights.
For some, this news is of the stomach-churning kind. However, this is not the work of a cannibal, psychopath, or Hannibal Lecter himself. This is actually quite the practice in the 17th century.
The possibilities that life might exist elsewhere in the Universe are larger than what was thought. Astronomers from the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence Institute (SETI) assured that humanity might only have to wait 20 years to contact them.
A huge cluster about 9,800 light years long, a hydrogen cloud "armored" with dark matter, is heading to the Milky Way and its collision with stars and planets will be inevitable, scientists reported.