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Recently-discovered underwater volcano named for this popular franchise

A group of researchers in Australia has uncovered the remnants of an ancient underwater volcano in the Indian Ocean that resembles J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy's "Eye of Sauron."As described in "The Fellowship of the Ring," the Eye of Sauron was...

Scientists find a ‘real life’ Patrick and Spongebob in ocean expedition

Scientists have discovered what some are calling the "real life" SpongeBob and Patrick: from the timeless and beloved Nickelodeon cartoon "SpongeBob SquarePants."The characters, a yellow sea sponge with buck teeth and a pinheaded pink starfish, have been on television...

Apollo 15’s 50th anniversary: Moon landing seen in stunning detail

New images released to Fox News depict the Apollo 15 moon landing in remarkable detail 50 years later.The pictures, remastered by "Apollo Remastered" author Andy Saunders, show the Lunar Roving Vehicle (LRV) as it was driven by astronauts Commander David Scott and...

International Space Station reports scare after engine trouble with new Russian module

Russia's Nauka space module caused a scare on the International Space Station Thursday after its engines inexplicably lit up the hours after it docked in orbit.The "unplanned restart" of the module's engines inadvertently moved the entire ISS out of position for 47...

Astronomers observe light from behind a black hole for the first time

Scientists announced the first-ever observation of light from behind a black hole. Black holes are notorious for having such a strong gravitational pull that not even light can escape it, but that doesn't mean that light can't bend around it -- in fact, the...

Astronomers observe light from behind a black hole for the first time

The researchers, led by Dan Wilkins of Stanford University, observed light from behind a supermassive black hole located in the center of a spiral galaxy called I Zwicky 1. Read More - FOX News

Russian lab module docks with space station after 8-day trip

MOSCOW - Russia's long-delayed lab module successfully docked with the International Space Station on Thursday, eight days after it was launched from the Russian space launch facility in Baikonur, Kazakhstan.NASA SEISMOLOGISTS IMAGE THE INTERIOR OF ANOTHER PLANET FOR...

Russian lab module docks with space station after 8-day trip

Russia's lab module successfully docked with the International Space Station on Thursday. Read More - FOX News

This fossil could be Earth’s earliest known animal

A sponge-like fossil dating back approximately 890 million years may be the oldest prehistoric animal on Earth. Read More - FOX News

This fossil could be Earth’s earliest known animal

A sponge-like fossil dating back approximately 890 million years may be the oldest prehistoric animal on Earth.The fossils were first discovered in Canada's Northwest Territories and new research in the scientific journal Nature posits just that. 103-MILLION-YEAR-OLD...

Biden’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate draws postal union backlash

Good morning and welcome to Fox News First. Here's what you need to know as you start your day ...Biden's COVID-19 vaccine mandate draws postal union backlashThe influential American Postal Workers Union on Wednesday said that at this point, it opposes a coronavirus...

Olympian Caeleb Dressel tears up on gold medal stand while national anthem plays

Caeleb Dressel teared up on the gold medal stand while the national anthem played at the Tokyo Olympics after he won his first individual race at the Games and set a record while doing it.Dressel, 24, finished the 100-meter freestyle with a time of 47.02 - an Olympic...

California restaurant says it will serve only unvaccinated customers

Not vaccinated? That's no problem for at least one California restaurant.Basilico's in Huntington Beach, Orange County, has taken a stand against coronavirus vaccination policies, calling them "treasonous, anti-American stupidity," in a sign posted outside the...

Bitcoin price hovers around $40,000

Bitcoin is slightly higher Thursday morning, trading just below the $40,000 level. The price was around $39,800 per coin, while rivals Ethereum and Dogecoin were trading around $2,290 and 20 cents per coin, respectively, according to Coindesk.CRYPTO CRACKDOWN TO HELP...

Special Forces soldier drowns during training in Key West, Florida: report

U.S. Army personnel this week are mourning the loss of a Special Forces soldier who reportedly drowned Tuesday during combat diving training in Key West, Florida. The deceased soldier, who was not immediately identified, was a staff sergeant who served in the 10th...

Stock futures trade higher ahead of GDP report

U.S. equity futures are pointing to gains ahead of the report on second quarter growth. The major futures indexes suggest a gain of 0.2% when the opening bell rings on Wall Street.GET FOX BUSINESS ON THE GO BY CLICKING HERE There will be two major economic reports...

Possible ‘jet pack man’ spotted near Los Angeles airport: reports

Another suspected sighting of a "jet pack man" was reported near Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) on Wednesday night, according to reports.A pilot flying near the airport alerted air traffic control, which passed along the information to other pilots, KABC-TV...

Fiscal stimulus, vaccines likely fueled US economic growth in the second quarter

The U.S. economy likely gained steam in the second quarter, with the pace of growth probably the second fastest in 38 years, as massive government aid and vaccinations against COVID-19 fueled spending on travel-related services. The anticipated acceleration in gross...

Baby girl born with twin inside stomach in extreme medical rarity: report

A baby girl born in Israel earlier this month had the embryo of a twin inside her stomach, in what medical officials say was a 1-in-500,000 medical rarity.The case of "fetus-in-fetu" occurred at Assuta Medical Center in Ashod, Israel, according to The Times of...

CDC’s muddled message could undermine Biden’s new vaccine push

I hate to say it, but the CDC has frittered away much of its credibility.And so its latest guidance on masks, already caught in the partisan crossfire, is likely to be widely ignored.President Biden generally gets high marks for his handling of the coronavirus...

Twin meteor showers will peak tonight — but viewing may be tricky

Two meteor showers will grace the night skies this week - though the moon may make observing them nearly impossible. The Southern Delta Aquariids and the lesser Alpha Capricornids are set to peak on Wednesday, FIREBALL BLAZES ACROSS TEXAS SKYAccording to the American...

Twin meteor showers will peak tonight — but viewing may be tricky

Two meteor showers will grace the night skies this week – though the moon may make observing them nearly impossible. Read More - FOX News

Fireball blazes across Texas sky

Texas residents were stunned to see a fireball blaze across the sky on Sunday night. Read More - FOX News

Fireball blazes across Texas sky

Texas residents were stunned to see a fireball blaze across the sky on Sunday night. ASTEROID THE SIZE OF GIZA PYRAMID, TAJ MAHAL TO PASS 'CLOSE' TO EARTHAccording to NASA Meteor Watch, the celestial spectacle passed overhead just before 9 p.m. CT. "Hundreds of...

Asteroid the size of Giza pyramid, Taj Mahal to pass ‘close’ to Earth

The 2008 GO20 asteroid is between 318 and 720 feet tall (220 meters) and has drawn comparisons to a number of famous world structures to convey just how big it is. Read More - FOX News