Micro-CT scanning of “Little Foot” skull reveals new aspects of the life of this more than 3-million year-old-human ancestor.
A local TV station accidentally airs results of the future Illinois primary, scheduled to happen the following day, during a Monday broadcast of ‘The Price is Right’.
Turtle ant soldiers and their oddly-shaped heads suggest that evolution is not always a one-way street toward increasing specialization.
Using data from the Dark Energy Survey, researchers have found and cataloged more than 300 minor planets beyond Neptune, including more than 100 new discoveries. This updated catalog of trans-Neptunian objects, and the methods used to find them, could aid in future searches for undiscovered planets in the far reaches of the solar system.
Researchers using ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT) have observed an extreme planet where they suspect it rains iron. The ultra-hot giant exoplanet has a day side where temperatures climb above 2400 degrees Celsius, high enough to vaporise metals. Strong winds carry iron vapour to the cooler night side where it condenses into iron droplets.
Earth turned faster at the end of the time of the dinosaurs than it does today, rotating 372 times a year, compared to the current 365, according to a new study of fossil mollusk shells from the late Cretaceous. The new measurement informs models of how the Moon formed and how close to Earth it has been over the 4.5-billion-year history of the Earth-Moon gravitational dance.
Corellium was already getting sued by Apple. This probably won’t help things.
If you’re trying to stop touching your face to keep from spreading coronavirus, being shamed by a website might help.
Behringer issued a half-hearted apology after attacking a critic with a bizarre video that many saw as anti-semitic.
A likely “mini-moon” found orbiting Earth last month is moving away from our planet now, but it could be a harbinger of new small moons to come.
Last year, we activated the first useful seismograph on Mars.
Astronomers have captured a truly incredible image of two stars locked in a fight to the death, producing a stunning, if violent, cosmic masterpiece in the process.
WASHINGTON—As the beginning of primary season upped the stakes in their search for an alternative candidate, Democratic National Committee officials reportedly mulled Monday asking Donald Trump to run for president Read More…
The record-setting stellar explosion SN 2006gy was 50 billion times brighter than our sun, with a blast so energetic it baffled the scientific community. Now scientists think they have uncovered what made it so incredibly bright.
The Swiss people took drastic measures to reduce the number of people dying from opioid overdose. Their approach is effective – and unorthodox. The first in a series describing how Europeans have tackled their overdose issues.