Russia's space agency blamed the evacuation on a toxic leak; NASA says it was likely a false alarm.
As 2014 draws to a close and we look forward to another 12 months of incredible astronomical discoveries, physics revelations, space flight advances and solar system exploration, we turned to our readers to find out what YOUR top space story was for the year.
Here's the perfect Christmas gift for the person who has everything: A red and green rock, ornament-sized, stuffed with 30,000 teeny-tiny diamonds.
When oil prices drop on the global market, people tend to cheer, because it tends to mean cheaper gasoline is on the way. But some countries may not be as cheery about that prospect. Trace explains.
Some space analysts wonder if Object 2014-28E could be part of a Russian anti-satellite program.
An American, a Russian and a German returned from the International Space Station late Sunday night (Nov. 9), landing in Kazakhstan after spending 165 days in orbit.
A frozen bison mummy dating to the end of the Ice Age literally freezes in time what an animal from this period looked like. Continue reading →
The news in recent times has been littered with stories of Russian military vehicles -- literally hundreds of times -- venturing into the sovereign territory of other nations. What's motivating the hub of the former Soviet Union to make such moves?
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