A European dinosaur called Torvosaurus gurneyi is being described as “monstrous” and “biggest, baddest bully in town”. See the video of this largest land predator from the Jurassic era of the prehistoric European continent.
National Geographic and NASA are teaming up to take us in orbit around the world in a two-hour global television event called “Live from Space”. Explore Earth from the International Space Station like you have never done before!
With tense American and Russian relations here on Earth caused in part by the situation inside the Ukraine, the Russians and Americans continue to share an essential but strained relationship in space. Russian space expert James Oberg talks about this “space marriage”.
In one fell swoop, NASA’s Kepler planet-finding team has almost doubled the number of known planets that orbit stars other than our Sun -- what are called extrasolar planets or exoplanets. Their discovery is the largest one ever by planet-hunting astronomers.