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Jupiter's backward-flying asteroid from another star system

May 21, 2018

An asteroid orbiting backward out near Jupiter actually hails from another star system

China launches relay satellite for far side moon landing

May 21, 2018

China has launched a relay satellite as part of a groundbreaking program to land a probe on the far side of the moon this year

As lava oozes, Hawaii officials say rest of island is open

May 12, 2018

Warnings that Hawaii's Kilauea volcano could shoot boulders and ash out of its summit crater are prompting some to cancel their plans to visit the Big Island

Earth Science

Toxic cloud caused by Hawaii volcano lava emerges over ocean

May 21, 2018

A toxic steam cloud has emerged over the ocean just off Hawaii's Big Island in a spot where molten rock from the Kilauea volcano is pouring into the sea

The Latest: Hazardous cloud spreads from where lava hits sea

May 20, 2018

Scientists say a hazardous cloud billowing from where lava is pouring into the ocean off Hawaii's Big Island may spread as far as 15 miles downwind

The Latest: Hawaii lava flow may cross highway within hours

May 20, 2018

Two fissures that opened up a rural Hawaii community have merged to produce faster and more fluid lava

Environmental Science

Sea otters rebound but struggle to regain historic range

May 17, 2018

Experts are struggling to restore the U.S. West Coast's southern sea otters to their historic range.

Emissions of banned ozone-eating chemical somehow are rising

May 16, 2018

Emissions are somehow rising of a banned chemical that eats away at Earth's protective ozone layer, surprising scientists

Program that studies Lake Champlain qualifies for up to $1M

May 5, 2018

Two decades after the diminutive Lake Champlain was ridiculed for its brief listing in federal law as one of the Great Lakes, a program that studies the lake has won a designation that could more than double its government funding

Industrial Technology

Consumer Reports raises concerns over Tesla Model 3 braking

May 21, 2018

Long emergency stopping distances, difficult-to-use controls and a harsh ride stopped Tesla's Model 3 mass-market electric car from getting a recommended buy rating from Consumer Reports

Markets Right Now: US stocks start mostly lower

May 18, 2018

Stocks are edging lower in early trading on Wall Street as technology companies and banks move lower.

Toyota chief hopes to help Japan automakers keep tech edge

May 18, 2018

Toyota Motor Corp. chief Akio Toyoda, tapped to head the Japanese auto industry association, is promising to lead a push among manufacturers to keep a competitive edge in emerging technologies like zero-emission and autonomous driving

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