Earth Wind and Fire

  • Southern Lights Shimmer in Antarctica's Night Sky (Photo)

    A dark, moonless sky is awash in light radiating from an aurora over Antarctica in a new image released by NASA. The satellite photo captures the aurora australis, or "southern lights," in the early morning hours of June 24. Solar flares, or intense radiation bursts from the sun, release a torrent…
  • Cosmonaut captures space-time crown with 803 days off Earth

    Russian cosmonaut Gennady Padalka is the new king of space after breaking the old record of 802 days.

  • 18 holes in outer space: Comet's crater's revealed

    After billions of years of solitary travel through cold, dark outer space, comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko has recently yielded many secrets, often surprising ones, to the prodding of Europe's Rosetta spacecraft. On Wednesday, researchers said they have uncovered yet another of the comet's…