Moon dust collected by Neil Armstrong during the first lunar landing is being sold at a New York auction.
One of the biggest icebergs on record has broken away from Antarctica, scientists said on Wednesday, creating an extra hazard for ships around the continent as it breaks up.
The white-rumped vulture, one of the endangered species has been spotted in Jajarkot district.
Their bodies and brains ravaged by the oxygen-scarce heights of the Himalayas, even the hardiest few who scale the treacherous slopes of Mount Everest cut short celebrations for some well-deserved rest.
The US withdrawal from the Paris climate accord could add 0.3 degrees Celsius to global temperatures by the end of the century in a worst case scenario, an official from the UN World Meteorological Organization said on Friday.
DNA from mummies found at a site once known for its cult to the Egyptian god of the afterlife is unwrapping intriguing insight into the people of ancient Egypt, including a surprise discovery that they had scant genetic ties to sub-Saharan Afric
A romantic moment aboard a hot air balloon nearly ended in tragedy when the balloon crashed just moments after a couple got engaged on board.
Princess Mako, the granddaughter of Japan’s emperor, will marry an ocean-loving legal assistant who can ski, play the violin and cook.
Arunachal Pradesh governor P.B. Acharya on Thursday called upon the teachers, particularly those tutors at primary levels to use and promote indigenous languages.
Min Bahadur Sherchan, who was once the oldest climber to scale Mount Everest, is planning to climb the tallest peak of the world next month with the attempt to regain the title at age of 85.
Britain marked Queen Elizabeth II's 91st birthday on Friday with gun salutes, as the monarch herself enjoyed a family day and a trip to the races.
You know those snacks that are OK if they’re handy, but not worth the bother if you have to go track them down? Our Stone Age forerunners may have felt the same way about eating each other.
The world's oldest and most experienced spacewoman, Peggy Whitson, broke another record Thursday as she floated out of the International Space Station to set up a new parking spot.
A 25-year-old sea turtle in Thailand who swallowed nearly a thousand coins tossed by tourists seeking good luck died Tuesday, two weeks after having surgery to remove the coins from its stomach.
The national flower of Nepal, rhododendron, is seemingly falling into the list of endangered species of flora in face of negligence and lack of proper conservation efforts by the concerned authorities.