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Mystery of 1965 plane crash in California’s Folsom Lake might finally be solved

A lake lowered by drought and a happenstance test by a couple of guys with sonar equipment may have finally solved a 56-year-old California mystery.Two men testing underwater sonar technology in Folsom Lake, about 30 minutes outside Sacramento, claim to have...

Mystery of 1965 plane crash in California’s Folsom Lake might finally be solved

A lake lowered by drought and a happenstance test by a couple of guys with sonar equipment may have finally solved a 56-year-old California mystery. Read More - FOX News

Brood X cicadas interfere with cars, planes, weather radar

Brood X periodical cicadas have taken over the Eastern U.S., disrupting sleep and even bombarding President Biden on Wednesday as he prepared to board Air Force One. Read More - FOX News

Brood X cicadas interfere with cars, planes, weather radar

Cicadas have taken over large swaths of the United States, interrupting sleep, causing car crashes and even bombarding President Biden on Wednesday as he prepared to board Air Force One.Trillions of the insects have emerged after 17 years underground in approximately...

NASA approves asteroid-hunting space telescope to monitor near-Earth objects

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) announced Friday that the agency has approved a new infrared space telescope in the effort to help advance planetary defense efforts.  Read More - FOX News

NASA approves asteroid-hunting space telescope to monitor near-Earth objects

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory announced Friday that the agency has approved a new infrared space telescope in the effort to help advance planetary defense efforts. The Near-Earth Object Surveyor space telescope (NEO Surveyor) will move to the next phase of mission...

Photos show China’s Mars rover on red planet

The dusty, rocky Martian surface and a Chinese rover and lander bearing small national flags were seen in photos released Friday that the rover took on the red planet.The four pictures released by the China National Space Administration also show the upper stage of...

Photos show China’s Mars rover on red planet

The dusty, rocky Martian surface and a Chinese rover and lander bearing small national flags were seen in photos released Friday that the rover took on the red planet. Read More - FOX News

National Geographic recognizes Southern Ocean as fifth ocean

For the first time since beginning to make maps more than a century ago, the National Geographic Society said it would recognize the Southern Ocean as the world's fifth ocean. The nonprofit has previously recognized four oceans: the Atlantic, Pacific, Indian and...

National Geographic recognizes Southern Ocean as fifth ocean

For the first time since beginning to make maps more than a century ago, the National Geographic Society said it would recognize the Southern Ocean as the world's fifth ocean. Read More - FOX News

‘Ring of Fire’ solar eclipse stuns viewers around world

The "Ring of Fire" solar eclipse stunned skywatchers around the world Thursday morning. In a cloudy New York City, the partial eclipse peeked from behind gray, puffy clouds as residents commuted to work.NASA CHIEF BILL NELSON OPTIMISTIC ABOUT SPACE EXPLORATION AS...

‘Ring of Fire’ solar eclipse stuns viewers around world

The "Ring of Fire" solar eclipse stunned skywatchers around the world Thursday morning. Read More - FOX News

Bear gets stuck on Arizona utility pole, video shows

A bear in southern Arizona caused quite a stir this week, along with a brief power outage, after it climbed up a utility pole and became stuck. Utility company Sulphur Springs Valley Electric Cooperative (SSVEC) was notified Monday morning that the bear was trapped in...

Bear gets stuck on Arizona utility pole, video shows

A bear in southern Arizona caused quite a stir this week, along with a brief power outage, after it climbed up a utility pole and became stuck.  Read More - FOX News

SEE IT: NASA probe takes stunning new shots of Ganymede

New images from NASA's Juno probe have provided astronomers with a dramatic view of Jupiter's largest moon.The flyby shots are the closest looks at Ganymede - named for a cupbearer for the ancient Greek gods -- in more than 20 years.'RING OF FIRE' ECLIPSE 2021: WHEN,...

SEE IT: NASA probe takes stunning new shots of Ganymede

New images from NASA's Juno probe have provided astronomers with a dramatic view of Jupiter’s largest moon. Read More - FOX News

South African honeybee has cloned itself millions of times, study says

A South African subspecies of the honeybee is reportedly able to produce millions of clones of itself. Read More - FOX News

South African honeybee has cloned itself millions of times, study says

A South African subspecies of the honeybee is reportedly able to produce millions of clones of itself. According to new research published in the journal Current Biology and Proceedings of the Royal Society B, one such insect - known as the Cape honeybee or Apis...

‘Ring of fire’ eclipse 2021: When, where to watch it

The first solar eclipse of 2021 will be visible to the Northern Hemisphere on Thursday morning. Read More - FOX News

‘Ring of fire’ eclipse 2021: When, where to watch it

The first solar eclipse of 2021 is visible to the Northern Hemisphere on Thursday morning. The eclipse will appear as a "sunrise event," with the moon passing between the Earth and the sun and partially obscuring the star from view and leaving its outer ring...

‘Ring of fire’ eclipse 2021: When, where to watch it

The first solar eclipse of 2021 will be visible to the Northern Hemisphere on Thursday morning. It will appear as a "sunrise event," with the moon passing between the Earth and the sun and partially obscuring the star from view and leaving its outer ring exposed.The...

Spacecraft buzzes Jupiter’s mega moon, 1st close-up in years

NASA’s Juno spacecraft has provided the first close-ups of Jupiter’s largest moon in two decades. Read More - FOX News

Spacecraft buzzes Jupiter’s mega moon, 1st close-up in years

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- NASA's Juno spacecraft has provided the first close-ups of Jupiter's largest moon in two decades.Juno zoomed past icy Ganymede on Monday, passing within 645 miles (1,038 kilometers). The last time a spacecraft came that close was in 2000 when...

Boeing drone refuels Navy fighter jet for the first time

In partnership with aerospace company Boeing, the U.S. Navy has successfully carried out aerial refueling using an unmanned aircraft for the first time. Read More - FOX News

Boeing drone refuels Navy fighter jet for the first time

In partnership with aerospace company Boeing, the U.S. Navy has successfully carried out aerial refueling using an unmanned aircraft for the first time. The service branch said Monday that the unprecedented MQ-25 program achievement was conducted on June 4 from...