A tortoise thought to be extinct for 113 years has been rediscovered on a remote volcanic island in the Galapagos.
An incredible grave containing the skeleton of a Viking warrior, long thought to be male, has been confirmed as female, researchers say.
Skygazers are enjoying the "super snow moon" as the largest supermoon of 2019 lights up the sky.
Newly acquired film footage may shed new light on the mysterious fate of Amelia Earhart.
A huge asteroid is set to fly past Earth at more than 30,000 mph on Tuesday.
Archaeologists in Egypt have uncovered an ancient shipyard in the north of the country's Sinai Peninsula, thought to be at least 2,000 years old.
Israel is set to embark on a historic mission to land a spacecraft on the surface of the Moon.
Skygazers will be treated to the "super snow moon," on Feb. 19, the largest supermoon of 2019.
An audacious attempt to find explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton's ship Endurance has been called off after the expedition team lost an undersea drone beneath Antarctic ice.
A rare 12th-century triple ****** seat will be going on display at a London museum later this year.
NASA has finally plugged the plug on its Mars Opportunity rover, which has been silent on the Red Planet's surface for eight months.
The skeleton of a 13-year-old girl has been discovered in a mysterious grave near an ancient Egyptian pyramid.
NASA has made its final attempts to contact its Mars rover Opportunity, which has been silent on the surface of the Red Planet for 8 months.
NASA scientists have spotted a giant crater beneath Greenland's ice that may be the result of a massive meteorite smashing into the Earth.
The wreck of the World War II aircraft carrier USS Hornet (CV-8) has been discovered off the Solomon Islands by a research organization set up by the late billionaire Paul Allen.
A letter on God and the Constitution written by George Washington is up for sale after spending decades in a private collection.
A strange spiral-shaped cloud has left experts scratching their heads.
An ambitious expedition to locate explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton's ship Endurance is closing in on the Antarctic wreck site.
A rare powder horn that belonged to an African American soldier killed in the Revolutionary War has gone on display in Philadelphia.
One of the first Japanese battleship to be sunk by U.S. forces during World War II has been discovered in the Solomon Islands by a research organization set up by the late billionaire Paul Allen.