LightSquared Cries Foul over GPS Advisory Board

Telecom startup LightSquared is asking for an investigation of a possible conflict of interest by a member of an advisory board that has already warned against its technology because of interference with the global positioning system.

Deep in Space: God's Eye versus Satan's Eye

There are countless celestial bodies deep inside of Cosmos, which stimulate our imagination. Here are two images released by NASA, which reflect the fight between the Good and Evil in space - and they are both watching us from far, far away.

Quadrantid Meteor Shower: Watch the Live Feed Online on Jan. 3-4 [VIDEO]

The first Quadrantid meteor shower of the year will peak in the early hours on Wednesday. Observers can expect to see between 60 and 200 meteors an hour. The Marashall Space Flight Center has set up a live feed of the sky over its station at Hunstville, Ala, which can be seen late tonight on the video below.

2012 Mayan Calendar: Top 10 Weirdest Doomsday Predictions

Humanity survived the hype and dread of the Judgment Day of 1844, the deadly Halley's Comet which almost hit the planet in 1910 with its toxic tail, and the cataclysmic digital failure popularly known as Y2K in 2000. However, for some mysterious reasons, people seem to crave for fresh doomsday predictions as the older episodes and dates are forgotten.

Amazing Meteor Shower Peaks Jan. 4

2012's first meteor shower promises to be quite brilliant because the moon will not be up to outshine the event. The Quadrantid meteor shower will peak Jan. 4, and unlike the Geminid shower in December 2011, it won't be hard to see because of a waning moon that gives off too much light interference.

Top 10 Travel Destinations for 2012

Around this time of year, wanderlust travelers raise a Champagne glass and spin the globe in search of the next great destination for the coming year. What will be the top destinations in 2012? Have a look:

Namibia 'Space Ball' Mystery is Solved [PHOTOS]

The mystery of the Namibian space ball has been solved before the end of 2011, but the answer, sadly, does not lie in UFOs and alien life. Instead, the extraterrestrial object is almost certainly a hydrazine bladder tank... a mystery solved not by NASA, but by a commenter on Gawker. Details and photos here.

New Crew Arrives at International Space Station

A Russian Soyuz capsule arrived at the International Space Station on Friday with a trio of astronauts, bringing the orbital outpost back to full staffing after a failed cargo ship launch in August disrupted flight schedules.

Comet Lovejoy's 'One Night Encounter' with the Horizon (PHOTOS + VIDEOS)

Here's a surprising 'free gift' from the sky above, ahead of Christmas - Comet Lovejoy was unexpectedly spotted falling into the horizon vertically. NASA Commander Dan Burbank, who was photographing lightning storm over the Pacific Ocean had captured this surprising and fantastic scene at the International Space Station on Wednesday.


James Webb Space Telescope

Next Generation Space Telescope Mirrors Pass Crucial Test

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope is one step closer to completion after the primary mirrors passed a crucial test, the space agency announced Dec. 21. Webb is the successor to the Hubble Telescope, and once in place, it will be able to peer into the very earliest galaxies at the edge of the known universe.
Exo-planets KOI 55.01 and KOI 55.02

Two More Alien Planets Discovered: The Smallest Ones Yet

Only one day after NASA announced the discovery of the first earth sized planets orbiting a distant star, scientists working on a different project have said they have found two even smaller alien worlds. Using the same Kepler instrument as the NASA discovery, a team of researchers focusing on another distant star found two rocky planets they weren't even looking for.
An artist's rendering shows a planet called Kepler-20e. The surface temperature of Kepler-20e, at more than 1,400 degrees Fahrenheit, would melt glass.

NASA Finds Earth-Size Planets Outside Solar System

NASA's Kepler mission has discovered the first Earth-size planets orbiting a sun-like star outside our solar system, a milestone in the search for planets like the earth, the space agency said on Tuesday.
U.S. astronaut Donald Pettit (L), Russian cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko (C) and Dutch astronaut Andre Kuipers, members of the International Space Station (ISS) crew, wave before the launch of the Soyuz TMA-03M spacecraft at Baikonur cosmodrome, December 21, 20

Multinational Crew Blasts off for Space Station

A trio of astronauts blasted off aboard a Russian Soyuz rocket on Wednesday on a mission to bring the International Space Station back up to full manpower after an August cargo launch accident disrupted flights.

Earth-Sized Planets Found Among Five New Discoveries (VIDEO)

Two new Earth-like planets have been discovered, and one of them is actually a bit smaller than the Earth. They are about 1,000 light-years away, and Kepler-20e and Kepler-20f are two of the smallest planets ever detected orbiting another star.