GENEVA — A six-legged calf has defied the odds by thriving despite a vet’s prediction at birth that it wouldn’t survive.
Seven-week-old Lilli is now a minor celebrity in her native Switzerland after local media were splashed with images of the calf frolicking across a sunny field.
LOS ANGELES — Long before Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos became an Internet mogul, he was enthralled by the mysteries of space.
As a 5-year-old, Bezos, along with half a billion people around the world, watched in awe as American astronaut Neil Armstrong took the first step on the moon in 1969.
WASHINGTON — The last frontier on Earth is out-of-this-world, desolate, foreboding, and moon-like, James Cameron said after diving to the deepest part of the ocean.
And he loved it.
HONOLULU — Hollywood icon James Cameron has completed his journey to Earth’s deepest point.
WASHINGTON — The pink and white cherry blossoms that colour the nation’s capital and draw a million visitors each spring began with trees that have survived for a century.
EDMONTON — In a small corner of the vast scrape the oilsands have left on northern Alberta, a small sampling of seeds is gradually warming up in the slow boreal spring.
EDMONTON — Alberta’s oilsands producers are used to thinking big, and their plans to clean up the mess their mines leave behind are fully in line with the outsized trucks that prowl their pits and the outsized budgets that keep them growing.
By Seth Borenstein
WASHINGTON—The largest solar storm in five years has engulfed Earth, but scientists say the planet has lucked out so far.
The storm arrived more peacefully this morning than it could have.
But scientists warned that could change as the storm spends the day shaking the planet’s magnetic field.
WASHINGTON — The largest solar storm in five years was due to arrive on Earth early Thursday, promising to shake the globe’s magnetic field while expanding the Northern Lights.
WASHINGTON — More scientists are getting closer in the search for the “God particle” of physics that would help explain the fundamentals of the universe, but they haven’t found it yet.