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Opening statements were set to begin Friday in the court-martial of an Army general accused of sexually assaulting a captain under his command with whom he had a three-year affair.
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Astronomers at the Australian National University want to fire lasers at space junk orbiting Earth in an effort to avoid scenes depicted in the Oscar-winning movie Gravity .
THEY may have stars in their eyes but these youngsters are more likely to want to become astronauts or astronomers than famous singers.
Ever since that space rock exploded over Russia last year, it seems like we've been hearing a lot about asteroids lighting up the sky.
For the first time, astronomers have used the same imaging technology found in a digital camera to take a picture of a planet far from our solar system with an Earth-based telescope.
Astronomers have used NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and the European Space Agency's XMM-Newton to show a supermassive black hole six billion light years from Earth is spinning extremely rapidly.
The space rock as big as three double-decker buses was within the orbit of the Moon and closer than initial estimates.
No matter what the UN's 1967 Outer Space Treaty says to the contrary, we've long been in the business of selling pieces of the universe.
A new innovative instrument called MUSE has been successfully installed on ESO's Very Large Telescope at the Paranal Observatory in northern Chile.
John Dvorak , Ph.D. has studied volcanoes and earthquakes for the U.S. Geological Survey around the world and has written for various respected science journals.
SEATTLE, March 4 -- The University of Washington issued the following news release: Astronomers at the University of Washington have developed a new method of gauging the atmospheric pressure of exoplanets, or worlds beyond the solar system, by looking for a certain type of molecule.
Dish Network and Disney have reached a landmark deal that envisions the day when Dish can send subscribers a range of TV programming over the Internet without the need for a satellite receiver on the roof.
Which is why astronomers aren't packing up their cars and heading to the hills as a 90-foot asteroid swings between the Earth and Moon on Wednesday afternoon.
NASA plans to mothball its infrared airborne observatory unless it can get some financial help from international partners.
NASA is plotting a daring robotic mission to Jupiter's watery moon Europa, a place where astronomers speculate there might be life.
Police on Tuesday were investigating reports of a brutal assault of a transgender teen who was using a high school bathroom in a San Francisco Bay Area suburb.