A string of lights that lobbed across the night sky in parts of the U.S. on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday had some people wondering if a fleet of UFOs was coming, but it had others— mostly amateur stargazers and professional astronomers— lamenting the industrialization of space.
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Scientists want to build a radio telescope on the far side of the moon to help pull back the curtain on the mysteries surrounding the beginning of the universe.
Some stars live fast and look beautiful doing it before they die young in a brilliant explosion. AG Carinae, a blue giant star located 20,000 light-years from Earth in the Milky Way galaxy, is one of those stars.
When Jeffrey and Pamela Blair were raising their four children, they had a hard time finding books that reflected African Americans in a positive light.
For the first time, scientists have been able to precisely map the flight path of an asteroid that landed on Earth and trace it back to its point of origin. The boulder-size fragment's journey to our planet began 22 million years ago, according to new research.
Parents who were exposed to radiation from the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear reactor disaster did not pass genetic changes caused by radiation exposure on to their children, a new study has found.
The award-winning establishment is taking its next step after a big move from downtown St. Louis to Clayton, but owner James Bommarito says it will feel both new and nostalgic.
The hauntingly beautiful Crab Nebula, located 6,500 light-years away in the Taurus constellation, is releasing an incredible amount of energy.
Sami Maurer started out designing a shirt to show off her hometown pride while she was in college in Alabama. But at the time all the St. Louis shirts were generic, so she took her graphic design skills and got to work.
Japan will start releasing more than 1 million metric tons of treated radioactive water from its destroyed Fukushima nuclear plant into the ocean in two years, the government said Tuesday -- a plan that faces opposition at home and has raised "grave concern" in neighboring countries.