PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — In a show of technological wizardry, the robotic explorer Curiosity blazed through the pink skies of Mars, steering itself to a gentle landing inside a giant crater for the most ambitious dig yet into the red planet’s past.
HAVANA, Ill. (AP) — As scientists aboard a research boat activate an electric current, the calm Illinois River transforms into a roiling, silvery mass. Asian carp by the dozen hurtle from the water as if shot from a gun, soaring in graceful arcs before plunging beneath the surface with s…
NEW YORK (AP) — It was a provocative finding: strange bacteria in a California lake that thrived on something completely unexpected — arsenic. What it suggested is that life, a very different kind of life, could possibly exist on some other planet.
WASHINGTON (AP) — If you want a glimpse of some of the worst of global warming, scientists suggest taking a look at U.S. weather in recent weeks.
GENEVA (AP) — Physicists say they have all but proven that the “God particle” exists. They have a footprint and a shadow, and the only thing left is to see for themselves the elusive subatomic particle believed to give all matter in the universe size and shape.
HONOLULU (AP) — None of us will likely see Venus pass, like a moving beauty spot, across the face of the sun again.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Radioactive contamination from the Fukushima power plant disaster has been detected as far as almost 400 miles off Japan in the Pacific Ocean, with water showing readings of up to 1,000 times more than prior levels, scientists reported Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The more astronomers look for other worlds, the more they find that it’s a crowded and crazy cosmos. They think planets easily outnumber stars in our galaxy and they’re even finding them in the strangest of places.
JERUSALEM (AP) — When Israeli scientist Dan Shechtman claimed to have stumbled upon a new crystalline chemical structure that seemed to violate the laws of nature, colleagues mocked him, insulted him and exiled him from his research group.
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Three U.S.-born scientists won the Nobel Prize in physics on Tuesday for overturning a fundamental assumption in their field by showing that the expansion of the universe is constantly accelerating.
Idaho, August 29- Average retail gasoline prices in Idaho have fallen 3.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.63/g yesterday. This compares with the national average that has increased 2.8 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.61/g, according to gasoline price website IdahoGasP…
NASA’s surviving Mars rover Opportunity has reached the rim of a 14-mile-wide crater where the robot geologist will examine rocks older than any it has seen in its seven years on the surface of the red planet, scientists said Wednesday.
AMSTERDAM (AP) — When a 43-foot (13-meter) gray whale was spotted off the Israeli town of Herzliya last year, scientists came to a startling conclusion: it must have wandered across the normally icebound route above Canada, where warm weather had briefly opened a clear channel three year…
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nutcracker Man didn’t eat nuts after all.
Both U.S. senators from Idaho voted Thursday for a border-security bill that would avert another partial government shutdown.
A nationwide manhunt is underway for an armed and dangerous fugitive who is believed to be involved in a Chubbuck shooting that put one man in the hospital early Thursday morning.
POCATELLO — Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a Pocatello High School student who has been missing since last week.
Pocatello/Chubbuck School District 25 is moving forward with planned improvements to Pocatello High School. The first phase of the renovations will include remodeling the front entrance of the school to fulfill the district’s objective to create a clear, ADA accessible main entrance to the c…
POCATELLO — Idaho State Police troopers on motorcycles could soon be patrolling the Gate City and surrounding areas following a request delivered to the Idaho Legislature on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Battling with one branch of government and opening a new confrontation with another, President Donald Trump announced Friday he was declaring a national emergency to fulfill his pledge to construct a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is loosening restrictions on missionaries communicating with family members back home. The follow news release was issued by the church this morning:
POCATELLO -- Leading up to the 1992 Summer Olympics, Reebok launched a risky advertising campaign that made a household name of a little-known University of Idaho track standout in an obscure event.
IDAHO FALLS – The Idaho Falls Police Department Special Investigations Unit executed a search warrant Thursday at 3144 Tipperary Lane in Idaho Falls after Brian Starliper posted on his personal Facebook offering an illegal substance, marijuana wax to anyone who would bring him McDonald's or …