Favorably placed skywatchers in western and central Europe will get a rare opportunity tomorrow evening (April 29) to watch as the space shuttle Endeavour – on its 25th and final mission into space — appears to fly in formation with its giant external fuel tank shortly after launch. Full story
The lights at London's Houses of Parliament are turned off to mark "Earth Hour" on March 28, 2009. The 25-hour energy-saving marathon officially began in Sydney shortly after 0930 GMT with a spectacular switch to darkness for an hour before spreading across the world for more than 80 countries to ta
Participants Felix Werth and Ulairak Ooutaboon kiss during an attempt to break the world record for the longest kiss in Pattaya, 150 km east of Bangkok February 14, 2011. The World's Longest Continuous Kiss event which was organized to celebrate Valentine's Day in Thailand, started out with 14 cou
Tuesday's partial solar eclipse is visible from parts of Europe, Asia and Africa. The blue lines show how much of the sun's diameter is covered at maximum eclipse. Green lines give the GMT time for maximum eclipse. Pink lines show where the event begins at sunrise or ends at sunset .