Asian carp found near Lake Michigan got past barriers

Published Aug. 18 2017

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) - An adult Asian carp found in a Chicago waterway near Lake Michigan this summer began...

Eclipse mania sends Americans scurrying to find safe glasses

Published Aug. 18 2017

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Eclipse mania is building and so is demand for the glasses that make it safe...

NASA launches last of its longtime tracking satellites

Published Aug. 18 2017

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - NASA launched the last of its longtime tracking and communication satellites on Friday, a vital...


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NASA, PBS marking 40 years since Voyager spacecraft launches

Published Aug. 18 2017

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - Forty years after blasting off, Earth's most distant ambassadors - the twin Voyager spacecraft -...

Grand Teton park to outshine bigger Yellowstone for eclipse

Published Aug. 18 2017

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Its jagged, soaring peaks rise high over northwest Wyoming, but Grand Teton National Park is always...

Chasing eclipses across the globe is a way of life for some

Published Aug. 17 2017

While Monday's total solar eclipse in the U.S. will be a once-in-a-lifetime sky show for millions, there's a small group...

Spacewalking cosmonauts release 3-D-printed satellite

Published Aug. 17 2017

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - Spacewalking cosmonauts have set free the world's first satellite made with a 3-D printer.

Turkey bones may help trace fate of ancient cliff dwellers

Published Aug. 17 2017

DENVER (AP) - Researchers say they have found a new clue into the mysterious exodus of ancient cliff-dwelling people from...

SpaceX Dragon delivers scientific bounty to space station

Published Aug. 16 2017

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - A SpaceX shipment arrived at the International Space Station on Wednesday, delivering a bonanza of...

Egypt archaeologists discover tombs dating back 2,000 years

Published Aug. 16 2017

CAIRO (AP) - Egypt's antiquities ministry says that archaeologists have discovered three tombs dating back more than 2,000 years, from...

Wildlife officials determine bald eagle had lead poisoning

Published Aug. 15 2017

APOLLO, Pa. (AP) - Pennsylvania wildlife officials say a bald eagle that is suffering from lead poisoning is in guarded...

Neutron beams, x-rays reveal more about T. rex relative

Published Aug. 15 2017

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Researchers at a top U.S. laboratory announced Tuesday that they have produced the highest resolution scan...

Rare crocodile eggs hatched at Cambodian conservation center

Published Aug. 15 2017

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) - Nine eggs of an endangered crocodile species found in the wild in June and taken...

More than spectacle: Eclipses create science and so can you

Published Aug. 15 2017

The sun is about to spill some of its secrets and maybe reveal a few hidden truths. And you can...

Tyson's solar eclipse tip: Don't video it, experience it

Published Aug. 14 2017

Prominent astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has a suggestion for anyone with a view of next week's solar eclipse: Put down...

SpaceX launches research to space station _ plus ice cream

Published Aug. 14 2017

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - A SpaceX capsule rocketed to the International Space Station on Monday, carrying tons of science...

The Latest: Experiments, ice cream launched to space station

Published Aug. 14 2017

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - The Latest on SpaceX launch to the International Space Station (all times local):

Reward offered to catch Nevada lake invasive fish dumper

Published Aug. 12 2017

RENO, Nev. (AP) - Nevada game wardens who spend most their time hunting down big-game poachers are focusing on a...

California official sues EPA over records on administrator

Published Aug. 11 2017

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California's attorney general sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Friday for failing to provide records...

No longer king of the jungle: New fund to aid Africa's lions

Published Aug. 11 2017

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) - Senegal's Niokolo-Koba National Park is home to fewer than 50 lions after years of poaching decimated...

Perseid meteor shower 'warm-up act' for this month's eclipse

Published Aug. 10 2017

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - Consider this weekend's Perseid meteor shower an opening act for the total solar eclipse on...

Science Says: Solar specs needed for safe viewing of eclipse

Published Aug. 10 2017

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - With the total solar eclipse right around the cosmic corner, eye doctors are going into...

2016 weather report: Extreme and anything but normal

Published Aug. 10 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - A new report says last year's global weather was far more extreme or record breaking than anything...