The boaters were fishing about 65 miles off the coast of the Tampa Bay area when a massive great white shark approached, taking a bite out of one of their boat's motors.
Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit reached space on Sunday, eight months after the first demonstration flight of its air-launched rocket system failed, the company said.
The western half of the lava lake in a crater on Kilauea Volcano was about 650 feet deep Friday morning.
Astronauts aboard the International Space Station had their own New Year’s Eve celebration, complete with a zero-gravity "ball drop" to ring in 2021.
Stunning videos of the long-anticipated “Christmas star” were captured in Pakistan, India and Ireland on Sunday and Monday.
The Ursid meteor shower will only produce between 5 and 10 meteors per hour
Astronauts blasted into orbit from the U.S. for the first time in nearly a decade, three countries sent spacecraft hurtling toward Mars, and robotic explorers grabbed rocks from the moon and gravel from an asteroid for return to Earth.
Here's a problem only golfers in Florida would face: how to retrieve a ball stuck on a gator's tail on the golf course.
Bill Nye, known as “the Science Guy,” posted a video on TikTok, which broke down why wearing a mask is important.
New calculations show the world's carbon dioxide emissions plunged 7% in 2020 because of the pandemic lockdowns.
"Auroras could be sighted in the USA in states as far south as, e.g., Illinois and Oregon.”
The rare occurrence will happen after sunset on Dec. 21, 2020, the start of the winter solstice.
The China National Space Administration says Chang'e 5 successfully landed at its designated site shortly after 11 p.m., or 1500 GMT, Tuesday after making a powered descent from its orbiter.
A mysterious space object that has been captured by Earth's orbit and is widely believed to be a rocket booster from the 1960s is now viewable to skygazers as it gets closer to the planet.
A study from the University of Utah found that when statewide mask mandates were implemented, as opposed to mandates issued and enforced at the local level, COVID-19 cases decreased and economic activity increased.
A new model from a study conducted by Washington University in St. Louis projects that if the U.S. continues handling the pandemic as it has, cases could double in just two months.
A rare albino buck was spotted strolling through a snow-covered backyard in Wisconsin.
An asteroid roughly the size of a Ford F-150 flew less than 250 miles away from Earth last week, setting a record for the closest-known asteroid to fly past the planet without hitting it, NASA announced.
According to EarthSky.org, Jupiter, Saturn and Mars will be visible from Earth for the remainder of November.
Many people call these leaf tornadoes but there is a real term for them. They're called wind eddies.