FOX News : Science (32)

Archaeologists in Norway may have unearthed a Viking boat grave

Archaeologists may have uncovered a Viking boat grave beneath the market square in the Norwegian city of Trondheim.

Climate models questioned: Global warming may be slower than previously thought

The computers were wrong. There's still hope for Planet Earth.

Directory of evil: World War II Nazi phone book up for auction

A chilling Nazi-era telephone directory containing details of some of the key figures from the Third Reich is going up for auction in the U.K.

Jaw-dropping pictures of Jupiter from Juno space probe

New photos by NASA's Juno spacecraft capture the solar system's largest planet in all its complex glory.

Can microbes survive on Mars?

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A tiny version of Mars on Earth is tucked inside the Space Life Sciences Lab here at NASA's Kennedy Space Center — a specialized simulation chamber that's helping scientists delve into the prospect of detecting life on the Red Planet.

Glowing slinky-like 'creature' is actually a mass of eggs

A massive, glowing, Slinky-like "creature" photographed by a scuba diver off the coast of Australia has spurred intense speculation about what the mystery beast could be.

500-million-year-old creature looks like a space alien

It looks like a space alien, or maybe a very deformed clam.

Activists want ocean garbage patch to be new country

Campaigners want a vast area of floating garbage in the ocean to be the world's newest country—and they've already got more would-be citizens than some real countries.

Ice ax that dug into Leon Trotsky's skull no longer languishing under a bed

"Who knows if it is the real ax?" says Leon Trotsky's grandson, Esteban Volkov, dismissively to the Guardian.

Neil deGrasse Tyson says human-caused climate change could doom coastal cities

The United States "might not be able to recover" from climate change if extreme weather events and flooding continue to swamp the country's largest coastal cities, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson told CNN yesterday.

Experts discover tomb of Mayan 'God-King'

Archaeologists in northwestern Guatemala have uncovered the tomb of a Mayan king that appears to date back to 300-350 A.D.

German World War I submarine discovered intact with 23 bodies inside

A submarine used by Germany during World War I was found basically intact off the coast of Belgium.

Back to Saturn? NASA eyes possible return mission as Cassini ends

Humanity's light at Saturn has gone out.

Scientists still baffled by mysterious sonic weapon attack on US embassy in Cuba

As the U.S. government considers closing its embassy in Cuba, scientists remain baffled by the mysterious sonic weapon that was apparently used to target American diplomats in Cuba.

Moon set to block out three planets and the star Regulus in rare 'lunar occultation'

The Moon will align with three planets and one of the brightest stars visible from Earth tonight in a rare spectacle called lunar occultation.

Biblical prophecy claims the world will end on Sept. 23, Christian numerologists claim

Christian numerologists claim that the world will end on Sept. 23, 2017 as they believe a planet will collide with Earth.

Giant, dinosaur-eating crocodile discovered in Texas

A giant, 20-foot long crocodile from the Cretaceous Period has been discovered in the Dallas-Fort Worth area of Texas.

Roman swords unearthed at ancient cavalry barracks near Hadrian's Wall

Roman swords are among a treasure trove of stunning artifacts found at the site of an ancient cavalry barracks in the U.K.

Gorgeous, majestic white giraffes spotted, captured on video for first time ever

A pair of rare white giraffes were spotted in Kenya and captured on film for the first time ever.

NASA's Cassini mission to Saturn: By the numbers

After 20 years spent traveling the solar system and 13 years spent circling Saturn, the remarkable Cassini mission is coming to a bittersweet end.

Goodbye Cassini: NASA spacecraft makes 'death plunge' into Saturn's atmosphere

NASA's Cassini spacecraft made its dramatic 'death plunge' into Saturn's atmosphere Friday, ending an epic 20-year space journey.

NASA's Cassini spacecraft set for 'death plunge' into Saturn's atmosphere

NASA's Cassini spacecraft is set to make its 'death plunge' into Saturn's atmosphere early Friday, ending an epic space journey that has lasted almost 20 years.

Ancient action figures: Toy swords unearthed at Roman fort

Military brats of ancient Rome probably played soldier to pass the time.

Ancient, long-fingered lizard trapped in amber

In a case worthy of Sherlock Holmes, researchers are trying to figure out exactly when and where in the world a long-fingered lizard got trapped in the sticky sap of a tree.

Cassini's Swan Song: How Saturn Probe Will Spend Its Final Day

NASA's Cassini spacecraft will work hard to the very end.

Secret Vatican manuscript's mysterious purple spots decoded

About 800 years ago, a teenage soldier named Laurentius Loricatus accidentally killed a man.

No, we can't control hurricanes from space

As Hurricane Irma winds down — and a message from a Florida sheriff – saying that shooting guns at the storm would not turn it aside — brings to mind the question of why we can't control hurricanes.

Cassini's death dive will protect 2 possibly life-supporting Saturn moons

The upcoming suicide plunge of NASA's Cassini Saturn probe is an act of noble self-sacrifice.

Weird world: Titanium spied in giant alien planet's skies

For the first time ever, titanium oxide has been spotted in an exoplanet's skies, a new study reports.

World's oldest panda in captivity dies in China

The world's oldest panda in captivity, Basi, has died Wednesday in China at the age 37 – equivalent to more than 100 years in human life.

Hippos 'save' wildebeest from crocodile attack in wild video

Two territorial hippopotamuses foiled a crocodile that tried to wrestle a wildebeest into a water hole, as seen in a dramatic video of the encounter.

The End Is Nigh for Cassini: Saturn Probe Enters Final 48 Hours