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Science Says: That Michigan meteor could have been meatier

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 23:00:16 GMT2018-01-17T23:00:16Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The fireball that streaked through the Michigan sky put on quite a show but as far as potentially killer space rocks, it was merely a flash in the pan....

Group pinpoints riches hidden in Europe's mountains of waste

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 17:21:43 GMT2018-01-17T17:21:43Z

BERLIN (AP) -- Researchers have completed the first survey of valuable materials they say are waiting to be mined from Europe's vast landfills and scrapyards....

China, Europe jointly test technology for storm satellite

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 18:44:48 GMT2018-01-17T18:44:48Z

BERLIN (AP) -- China and Europe are jointly testing new technology that could help satellites peer through clouds and analyze storms....

Motion-activated cameras capture animals being wild, weird

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 23:47:58 GMT2018-01-17T23:47:58Z

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- How does a bighorn sheep say "cheese?"...

Expert says major eruption in Papua New Guinea could be soon

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 02:53:29 GMT2018-01-18T02:53:29Z

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- Seismic activity beneath a Papua New Guinea volcano could mean that a major eruption was imminent, a volcanologist said on Thursday....

Heed old shelter signs? If nuke is REALLY coming, maybe not

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 23:01:32 GMT2018-01-17T23:01:32Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- A generation of Americans knew just what to do in the event of a nuclear attack - or during a major false alarm, like the one over the weekend in Hawaii. Take cover in a building bearing a yellow fallout shelter symbol....

Meteor credited for bright light, noise rattling Michigan

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 14:31:49 GMT2018-01-17T14:31:49Z

DETROIT (AP) -- Experts say a bright light and what sounded like thunder in the sky above Michigan was a meteor....

Archaeologists in Mexico claim world's longest flooded cave

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 00:43:59 GMT2018-01-18T00:43:59Z

MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Archaeologists and divers on Mexico's Yucatan peninsula announced Wednesday that they found a passage connecting two underwater caves, creating what they say is the world's longest continuous flooded cave....

Thai court drops royal insult charges against academic

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 05:23:04 GMT2018-01-17T05:23:04Z

BANGKOK (AP) -- A Thai military court on Wednesday dropped royal insult charges against an 84-year old historian who questioned whether a Thai king had actually defeated a Burmese adversary in combat on elephant-back over 500 years ago....

Washington state town wary of slow-moving landslide

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 23:45:34 GMT2018-01-16T23:45:34Z

UNION GAP, Wash. (AP) -- A slow-moving landslide in a fertile farming region in Washington state has forced evacuations as officials prepare for what they say is inevitable - the collapse of a ridge that sits above a few dozen homes and a key highway....