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Turtle with two heads spotted in Florida

The University of Central Florida's Marine Turtle Research group found a turtle with two heads south of Patrick Airforce Base in Brevard County last week.

Total solar eclipse 2017: Get ready for the big event

The clock is ticking for the eagerly anticipated 'Great American' eclipse that will make its way across the U.S. on Aug. 21. This is what to expect.

Solar eclipse draws thousands to small Oregon town as state prepares for viewing frenzy

Madras, Oregon, with a population of 6,000, is bracing for solar eclipse mania and the arrival of 100,000 visitors.

Man who suffered eye damage in 1962 eclipse warns others not to make the same mistakes

A total solar eclipse is slated to happen on Monday, as the Moon will cross in front of the Sun, blotting out the light from our favorite star for a couple of minutes along a 70-mile-wide swath of the U.S. that runs from Oregon to South Carolina.

One of Jane Goodall's heroes is murdered in Tanzania

He dedicated his life to saving elephants—and might have been killed as a result.

The Sun's corona, a fiery halo, is still a mystery to scientists

Paul Sutter is an astrophysicist at The Ohio State University and the chief scientist at COSI science center.

'Jellyfish' galaxies reveal feeding habits of monster black holes

Glowing "jellyfish" galaxies have revealed a new way to power some of the most powerful objects in the universe.

Holocaust discovery: Ritual baths uncovered in synagogue complex destroyed by Nazis

Archaeologists have uncovered two ritual baths in the remains of the Great Synagogue of Vilna , in Lithuania, more than 70 years after its destruction during the Holocaust.

Cassini Saturn probe preps for last hurrah

After orbiting Saturn for more than 13 years, NASA's Cassini spacecraft is getting ready to say goodbye.

Solar eclipse viewers spark Oregon traffic nightmare

As the U.S. experiences its first total solar eclipse since 1979, the impending traffic situations are already cropping up, most notably in Oregon.

Archaeologists discover tombs from ancient 'great cemetery' in Egypt's Nile Valley

Experts have unearthed three tombs that date back 2,000 years at the site of an ancient city in the Nile Valley.

From exoplanets to galaxies: NASA chooses 6 missions for further study

Six astrophysics programs selected for further study by NASA have science goals across the universe, ranging from exoplanets to galaxies.

Dinosaurs' missing link: 'Frankenstein' dino found

The legendary Bigfoot is often described as the "missing link" between apes and man, but the Chilesaurus has an edge on Bigfoot: it is the missing link between herbivore dinosaurs and their carnivorous brethren.

Solar Eclipse: Why some schools across the US are closing and others are open

As the U.S. prepares for the eagerly anticipated total solar eclipse on Aug. 21, school districts are taking very different approaches to the historic event. Some have decided to close entirely, while others are donning shades and turning this event into a teachable moment.

Solar Eclipse 2017: What you can see in New York City

NEW YORK — New York City isn't in the " path of totality ," but millions of New Yorkers will be able to see a partial solar eclipse on Aug. 21 — and it's totally worth checking out, local astrophysicist and science celebrity Neil deGrasse Tyson said yesterday (Aug.

Aliens could conquer Earth by following 'dangerous' maps NASA 'foolishly' sent into space

Back in the optimistic early days of space exploration, everyone thought it was a great idea to offer aliens a chart telling them how to find Planet Earth.

What to do if your solar eclipse glasses won't arrive in time

If you won't have eclipse glasses in time for the total solar eclipse that will cross the United States on Aug. 21, here are your options for getting them in a hurry or viewing the eclipse another way.

Four more solar eclipses will be visible in the U.S. this century

Paul Sutter is an astrophysicist at The Ohio State University and the chief scientist at COSI science center.

Scientists discover how some fish survive in icy water

While it's a myth that a stiff drink makes you warmer in cold weather, a new study found that alcohol is the very reason some fish survive frozen conditions.

America prepares for the solar eclipse

On August 21 millions of people across the United States will see a total eclipse of the sun

During eclipses, astronomers try to reveal the secrets of the solar wind

Shadia Habbal has been on a bit of a losing streak.

A sonic attack in Cuba? How an acoustic weapon might work

A supersecret sonic weapon being used to attack diplomats in a foreign country may sound like the start of a sci-fi novel, but that's exactly what several U.S. diplomats in Cuba may have been exposed to, the U.S. State Department recently announced.

Top five worst superstitions about solar eclipses

On Aug. 21, skywatchers in the U.S. will gather to observe a total solar eclipse, a memorable event in which the Moon will gradually cover 100 percent of the Sun.

3,000 year-old female statue uncovered in Turkey

Archaeologists from the University of Toronto have uncovered the 3,000-year-old remains of a large statue in Turkey that they say may challenge the traditional thinking of the role of women in ancient society.

91 volcanoes discovered under Antarctic ice sheet

Scientists have found a range of 91 volcanoes under a huge ice sheet in West Antarctica.

Voyager spacecraft sail on, 40 years after launch

Nearly 40 years after lifting off, NASA's historic Voyager mission is still exploring the cosmos.

Tunnel used in biggest Nazi prison break of WWII found

In March 1945, 83 German prisoners of war escaped a prison camp in South Wales.

World's fastest-swirling vortex simulates the Big Bang

Faster than a tornado, speedier than the giant storm swirling on Jupiter — it's the world's fastest-swirling vortex, which scientists have created in a primordial soup of gluey particles meant to re-create the Big Bang.