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FILE - The progression of a total solar eclipse is seen in a multiple exposure photograph taken in 5-minute intervals, with the moon passing in front of the sun above Siem Reap in northwestern Cambodia, 225 kilometers (140 miles) from Phnom Penh, on Tuesday, Oct. 24, 1995.

April’s total solar eclipse is a month away. Here’s why it’s worth the watch and how to stay safe

FILE - The progression of a total solar eclipse is seen in a multiple exposure photograph taken in 5-minute intervals, with the moon passing in front of the sun above Siem Reap in northwestern Cambodia, 225 kilometers (140 miles) from Phnom Penh, on Tuesday, Oct. 24, 1995.

March 13, 2024, 6:00am Latest News

The sun is about to pull another disappearing act across North America, turning day into night during a total solar eclipse. Read story

Support teams work around the SpaceX Dragon Endurance spacecraft shortly after it landed with NASA astronaut Jasmin Moghbeli,  European Space Agency astronaut Andreas Mogensen, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut Satoshi Furukawa, and Russia cosmonaut Konstantin Borisov aboard in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Pensacola, Fla., Tuesday, March 12, 2024.

Four astronauts from four countries return to Earth after six months in orbit

Support teams work around the SpaceX Dragon Endurance spacecraft shortly after it landed with NASA astronaut Jasmin Moghbeli,  European Space Agency astronaut Andreas Mogensen, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut Satoshi Furukawa, and Russia cosmonaut Konstantin Borisov aboard in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Pensacola, Fla., Tuesday, March 12, 2024.

March 12, 2024, 8:26am Life

Four astronauts from four countries caught a lift back to Earth with SpaceX on Tuesday to end a half-year mission at the International Space Station. Read story

The New England Aquarium aerial survey team sighted a gray whale off the New England coast on March 1.

Whale long extinct in Atlantic seen near Massachusetts

The New England Aquarium aerial survey team sighted a gray whale off the New England coast on March 1.

March 12, 2024, 6:00am Life

Scientists in Massachusetts are celebrating the sighting of a whale that went extinct in the Atlantic Ocean more than 200 years ago, the New England Aquarium in Boston announced Tuesday. Read story

Millions of sunflower sea stars have died from wasting disease along the West Coast over the past 10 years, but scientists have figured out how to spawn the critically endangered species.

Can humans help sunflower sea stars rebound?

Millions of sunflower sea stars have died from wasting disease along the West Coast over the past 10 years, but scientists have figured out how to spawn the critically endangered species.

March 12, 2024, 6:00am Life

There are so few sunflower sea stars remaining, researchers don’t think there are enough for them to find each other on their own to reproduce — so the species is getting a helping hand from humans. Read story

Stone tools date back 1 million years

March 12, 2024, 6:00am Life

Ancient stone tools found in western Ukraine may be the oldest known evidence of early human presence in Europe, according to research published Wednesday in the journal Nature. Read story

Jupiter&rsquo;s moon Europa is captured by the Juno spacecraft on Sept. 29, with north to the left. Research published March 4 suggests there&rsquo;s less oxygen on the icy surface of Europa than previously thought. (Kevin M.

Europa might have less oxygen than expected

Jupiter&rsquo;s moon Europa is captured by the Juno spacecraft on Sept. 29, with north to the left. Research published March 4 suggests there&rsquo;s less oxygen on the icy surface of Europa than previously thought. (Kevin M.

March 12, 2024, 6:00am Life

New research suggests there’s less oxygen on the icy surface of Jupiter’s moon Europa than thought — and that could affect what, if any, life might be lurking in the moon’s underground ocean. Read story

Students from Muchin College Prep react as the solar eclipse emerges from behind clouds in Millennium Park in Chicago on Aug. 21, 2017.

Eclipse chasers head to southern Illinois for 2nd total solar eclipse in 7 years: ‘You get hooked’

Students from Muchin College Prep react as the solar eclipse emerges from behind clouds in Millennium Park in Chicago on Aug. 21, 2017.

March 11, 2024, 6:00am Entertainment

In 1999, Michelle Nichols saw her first total solar eclipse on a cruise in the Black Sea. It would be many years before she witnessed another one during a visit to southern Illinois in 2017. Read story

The 2024 Dodge Charger Daytona.

Stellantis hedges its bets on EVs

The 2024 Dodge Charger Daytona.

March 9, 2024, 5:25am Life

America’s muscle car culture is adapting to the new world of electric vehicles, but the gasoline-powered high-performance road beasts will be around for at least a few more years. Read story

The advice for years was if your smartphone got wet, put it in rice to dry out. But is it really the good idea?

What to do if your smartphone gets wet

The advice for years was if your smartphone got wet, put it in rice to dry out. But is it really the good idea?

March 9, 2024, 5:23am Life

You were walking next to a swimming pool when you slipped and dropped your phone into the water. Or it slipped out of your hand when you were next to a filled bathtub or toilet. Read story

Researchers: Arctic Ocean could be ‘ice-free’ within the decade

March 5, 2024, 3:19pm Nation & World

The loss of Arctic sea ice has long been a graphic measure of human-caused climate change, with wrenching images of suffering polar bears illustrating a worsening planetary crisis. Now, new research has found that Arctic Ocean sea ice is shrinking even faster than previously thought — and that the Arctic… Read story