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Interstellar dust from ancient supernova found on Earth

Cosmic dust found in Antarctic snow was likely birthed in a distant supernova millions of years ago. The dust's interstellar journey eventually brought the material to Earth, where scientist...

Interstellar dust from ancient supernova found on Earth

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Supernova Could Have Left Radioactive Dust in Antarctic Ice Scientists found evidence of dust produced in nearby supernovae hiding under a thousand pounds of Antarctic snow, according to new research. Read more...
12:00, 08/09/2019

Radioactive dust in Antarctic ice could help map interstellar clouds Interstellar dust has been found in Antarctic snow samples. The discovery could provide a way of mapping the clouds of dust Earth has passed through i...
08:36, 08/14/2019

Evidence of ancient ‘time machine’ star found 35,000 light-years from Earth Astronomers have found evidence of one of the oldest stars in the universe, a star that lived 13.5 billion years ago, nestled inside a star that’...
14:00, 08/06/2019

Earth's water could have interstellar origin, study says Water is one of the major building blocks of life and Earth has an abundance of it, as 71 percent of its surface is covered by water, largely due to i...
16:12, 05/28/2019

An interstellar rock may have hit Earth in 2014 but nobody noticed In 2017 astronomers spotted the first interstellar object in our solar system, ‘Oumuamua, but our planet may have been hit by a meteor from another st...
05:49, 04/28/2019

Surprisingly wet asteroid dust could spark a rethink of Earth's water Samples of space dust from the Hayabusa mission to the asteroid Itokawa are far less dry than we expected, which may prompt a rethink of how Earth got...
14:00, 05/01/2019

Underwater Fortress Found: Ancient Fort Linked to Bloody Biblical Battles Found Off Coast of Israel Underwater archaeology is helping to transform our knowledge of the ancient world. In Israel, maritime archaeologists have discovered a 2,200-year-old...
19:48, 06/01/2019

Ancient Origins of the Moon: Was it Once Part of Earth? The origin of the Moon has been a subject of research for many years and theories about its creation abound. Hypotheses vary from non-scientific propo...
03:36, 06/14/2019

Mysterious, ancient radio signals keep pelting Earth Sudden shrieks of radio waves from deep space keep slamming into radio telescopes on Earth, spattering those instruments' detectors with confusing dat...
20:48, 08/08/2019

Ancient seabed buried deep in Earth can create diamonds Diamonds are a girl’s best friend, but where exactly do they come from? Small amounts of salt trapped inside diamonds show the precious stones a...
13:36, 05/31/2019

Ancient neutron-star crash made enough gold and uranium to fill Earth's oceans Enough gold, uranium and other heavy elements about equal in mass to all of Earth's oceans likely came to the solar system from the collision of two n...
09:24, 05/13/2019

Ancient tombs found near Egypt pyramids Archaeologists working near the pyramids of Giza have discovered an ancient Egyptian burial ground dating back to around 2500 BCE and hosting the tomb...
03:00, 05/06/2019

22 ancient amphoras found off Albanian coast TIRANA, Albania — A joint Albanian-American underwater archaeology project says it has found amphoras that are at least 2,500 years old off the Albani...
08:36, 07/12/2019

Mysterious 3,000-year-old fingerprints found at ancient site Mysterious 3,000-year-old fingerprints have been found in bricks at an archaeological site in the United Arab Emirates. The fingerprints were found at...
14:00, 06/04/2019

Ancient asteroid crater found off the coast of Scotland The spot where an ancient asteroid hit the United Kingdom some 1.2 billion years ago has been tracked to a location under the sea between mainland Sco...
23:00, 06/10/2019

Will Ancient African Coin Found in Australia 'Change Everything'? The tenacity of amateur archaeologists and historians searching on a remote island off the coast of the Northern Territories in Australia seems to hav...
15:12, 05/12/2019

Ancient ‘chewing gum’ reveals oldest Scandinavian DNA ever found Ancient chewing gum found by archaeologists in Scandinavia contains the oldest DNA ever found in this region. The 10,000-year-old gum is made from sti...
21:24, 05/15/2019

400-year-old wine found in ancient shipwreck goes up for auction Wine lovers will soon have the opportunity to purchase 400-year-old bottles recovered from an actual shipwreck. Two bottles of Shipwreck Wine, believe...
10:48, 06/05/2019

Archaeologists found 1,000-year-old cocaine in an ancient drug stash Humans who lived 1,000 years ago could never have imagined the incredible advancements the subsequent centuries would bring. What we consider to be ou...
14:12, 05/07/2019

NASA’s Curiosity found evidence of an ancient Martian lake NASA’s Curiosity rover is providing critical insights into what Mars may have been like long ago, and one of its latest discoveries helps support the ...
13:36, 05/31/2019

Giant wolf’s head found in permafrost may have been cut off by ancient hunters Scientists are investigating whether a giant, 40,000-year-old wolf’s head found perfectly preserved beneath Siberian permafrost could have been choppe...
12:00, 06/18/2019

Oldest evidence of cannabis smoking found in ancient Chinese cemetery Enlarge / This is how the braziers were placed in the tomb alongside the deceased. (credit: Xinhua Wu) The broken wooden braziers, unearthed from 2,...
15:24, 06/12/2019

Mass graves found on Scottish islands may be ancient tsunami victims A rare tsunami may have struck the islands of Shetland and Orkney off the UK’s north coast 5500 years ago, killing dozens of people who had to be hast...
10:00, 04/28/2019

Scientists on a sailboat just found nearly 200,000 viruses hiding in Earth's oceans Scientists aboard a single sailboat have identified nearly 200,000 marine virus species, increasing the number of known marine viruses from the 15,000...
11:48, 04/29/2019

Japan found water on an asteroid, and it could reveal secrets about Earth Nothing would excite astronomers more than to discover a planet somewhere out there with obvious signs of life, but it just hasn’t happened yet....
03:36, 05/02/2019

Asteroid strike may have forged the oldest rocks ever found on Earth The oldest rocks ever found are over four billion years old and we don’t know how they formed – but a massive asteroid bombardment may be responsible...
10:00, 04/28/2019

Tiny Fossil Tooth Found in the Amazon May Have Come From Ancient, Baseball-Size Monkey In a single tooth, scientists might have discovered the smallest fossil monkey as well as an important piece of primate evolutionary history.Read more...
12:12, 07/29/2019

Two new Earth-like planets found in ‘habitable zone’ of nearby star An international team led by researchers at the University of Göttingen discovered two new Earth-like planets near Teegarden’s star, one of...
04:24, 06/19/2019

Evidence of 14B year-old 'time machine' star found 35,000 light-years from Earth Astronomers have found evidence of one of the oldest stars in the universe, a star that lived 13.8 billion years ago, nestled inside a star that's nea...
10:24, 08/06/2019

Strange stars that go supernova may be dimming because of dark matter Some stars that go supernova are dimmer than we expect, so something must be filching their energy - it may be a possible dark matter particle called ...
14:48, 07/22/2019

Scientists stunned after spotting record-shattering supernova Scientists have a pretty good handle on the life cycle of various stars. They know the types of stars that are likely to die in fiery supernova blasts...
21:48, 08/16/2019

Scientists suggest a nearby supernova may have prompted human ancestors to walk upright For scientists studying the history of human evolution, determining when certain changes happened and what may have prompted those changes are very im...
22:12, 05/29/2019

Interstellar object 'Oumuamua almost definitely not aliens, we think After the interstellar asteroid ‘Oumuamua flew through our solar system in 2017, some researchers speculated it might be an alien ship - it’s very lik...
11:24, 07/01/2019

Interstellar ‘Oumuamua might be a fractal snowflake not an alien probe The interstellar asteroid ‘Oumuamua might be an alien spaceship, at least according to one prominent researcher, but now there is a much more reasonab...
08:12, 04/28/2019

Hubble captures interstellar ‘fireworks’ just in time for July 4th With Independence Day rapidly approaching, people across the United States are stocking up on low-grade explosives, just as they do every year. But wh...
19:24, 07/02/2019

Black holes and lasers could let us cheat at interstellar travel Firing a laser at a pair of black holes can produce more energy than you start with, letting you travel the galaxy without needing a large amount of f...
08:12, 04/28/2019

Archie's Interstellar Hero Cosmo Is Coming Back for Another Series Last year, Archie Comics gave the, err, Archie treatment to another old name from its library: Cosmo the Martian, kicking off a new look and new serie...
14:48, 08/05/2019

Prepare to jump to light speed: Inside the mission to go interstellar Proxima Centauri is 4 light years away. Ambitious space mission Breakthrough Starshot is developing a way to push spacecraft there at a fifth of the s...
08:12, 04/28/2019

Scientists conclude cigar-shaped interstellar object not an alien spaceship After investigating the nature of a mysterious and apparently cigar-shaped object called 'Oumuamua spotted in 2017 speeding through our solar system, ...
16:24, 07/01/2019

An Interstellar War Looms in the Latest Trailer for Katee Sackhoff’s Sci-Fi Series Another Life Just days after releasing the first teaser for Battlestar Galactica star Katee Sackhoff’s new sci-fi series, Another Life, Netflix has dropped a full ...
02:12, 07/12/2019

Astronomers conclude cigar-shaped interstellar object not an alien spaceship Astronomers investigating the nature of a mysterious and apparently cigar-shaped object called "Oumuamua" spotted in 2017 speeding through our solar s...
23:12, 07/01/2019

Astronomers Studying The Oumuamua ‘Alien Spaceship’ Identify Its Interstellar Origins The huge, strange, cigar-shaped object known as ‘Oumuamua’ originated beyond our solar system and “is consistent with a natural origin” and “probably ...
16:00, 07/09/2019

LightSail 2 Opens Its Sails in an Early Test of Tech That May Make Interstellar Travel Possible A tiny spacecraft in Earth orbit has successfully deployed its solar sails. Called LightSail 2, the craft will now use the power of the Sun to lift it...
20:24, 07/24/2019

Interstellar Technologies Becomes First Private Japanese Firm to Reach Space With Momo-3 Launch Aerospace company Interstellar Technologies Inc. became the first private firm in Japan to launch a rocket into space on Saturday, per the Japan Times...
16:24, 05/05/2019

Why Earth's water could be older than Earth itself How did water survive Earth's searingly hot birth? A radical new answer turns planetary history on its head – and could revolutionise the search for a...
10:00, 04/28/2019

Monsoon Dust Project ARIZONA – The State of Arizona is hoping a new dust detection system will help keep drivers safe during monsoon. Arizona Department of Transport...
00:12, 06/23/2019

Dust Storm Safety TUCSON – We have a good chance for storms this afternoon and evening! The biggest impact will be damaging wind gusts but we could also see heavy...
07:24, 07/17/2019

Dust storms may have stolen all of Mars' water In May 2018, Opportunity had been doing science on Mars since 2004, and there was no reason to think that the plucky rover wouldn't carry on. The...
04:00, 05/06/2019

Aaron Boone doesn’t want more of these umpire dust-ups A day after the Yankees had three ejections — including Aaron Boone — the manager hoped his team and the umpires did a better job of stayi...
12:12, 08/18/2019

ADOT creates dust storm playlist TUCSON- The Arizona Department of Transportation created a music playlist to help people have the appropriate tunes when there are dust storms. The d...
03:36, 07/16/2019

Cyclone kicks up dust storm in India Cyclone Vayu, the equivalent of a Category 2 hurricane, has taken a sharp turn to the west and will spare the western Indian state of Gujarat from the...
16:36, 06/12/2019

Preparing for Monsoon 2019: Dangerous dust storms The good news is most dust storms blow through an area quickly. The bad news is that they can cause serious and sometimes fatal collisions on the road...
21:36, 06/11/2019

Massive dust storms may have sucked Martian water away Mars as we know it today is a mostly dry, dusty place with a few pockets of ice in remote regions. It’s barren and we’re pretty sure it&rs...
14:48, 05/06/2019

Dust has settled which means one thing: NBA power rankings LAS VEGAS — There’s a new world order in the NBA. Figuring out that order is another beast. After Kawhi Leonard picked the Clippers late Friday night,...
01:48, 07/07/2019

Beyond Meat shares spike another 14%, leaving Uber in the dust after IPO Shares of Beyond Meat, which makes plant-based meat substitutes, surged more than 14% on Tuesday, adding to their stellar start in the public market....
13:12, 05/14/2019

‘MOONRISE’ project will use lasers to melt Moon dust Building a structure anywhere other than Earth is something that has never been done before… at least by mankind. We all like to imagine a colo...
22:12, 05/29/2019

Swimming: Dust still to settle after dramatic world championships If the world swimming championships in Gwangju were just a taste of what is to come at the 2020 Olympics, then in the words of recently retired Austra...
03:00, 07/29/2019

Keep Your Windows Dust Free By Cleaning Them With Fabric Softner Keeping windows clean is an ongoing battle in our house. This week I came across a hack that might make that task a tiny bit easier: cleaning the wind...
14:00, 06/02/2019

The decline of Dean & DeLuca: Why premium grocers are biting the dust Other super-premium grocery brands such as Balducci’s have also closed underperforming stores. Which prompts the question: Is there too much competiti...
17:48, 07/10/2019

Modi's war chest leaves India election rivals in the dust Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is flush with cash, giving his Hindu nationalist bloc a massive advantage over the main op...
02:00, 05/01/2019

Asteroid Bennu is spewing out dust and rocks to create its own moons NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has found that Bennu is an active asteroid and is covered in large rocks that will make grabbing a sample more difficult...
08:12, 04/28/2019

Donna Brazile: We cannot sweep the dust under the rug in regard to Mueller's findings Former Democratic National Committee Chair Donna Brazile argued on Friday that the "integrity of our elections" in America is at stake if we try to mo...
12:12, 05/31/2019

For French Open competitors, red clay dust comes free. So does the laundry. Former tennis stars recall having to wash their dirty match clothes by hand, while today’s competitors have a free cleaning service at their disposal....
15:36, 05/30/2019

At Least 19 Killed Due To Dust Storm, Lightning In Parts Of Uttar Pradesh At least 19 persons were killed and 48 injured due to dust storm and lightning in various parts of Uttar Pradesh, the state relief commissioner said t...
03:36, 06/07/2019

Bitcoin's Surge Leaves Smaller Digital Currencies in the Dust One key difference between this year’s bitcoin climb and the last big rally is what has happened to other cryptocurrencies: they haven’t done as well....
08:48, 06/30/2019

'Coalnado' dust devil spotted near mine in West Virginia A mine in West Virginia got turned into a scene out of a movie on Monday when a dust devil whipped up a dark towering column of air that's been nickna...
12:36, 07/31/2019

A Martian Dust Devil Swept Right Over NASA’s InSight Lander The InSight lander seems to have been hit by one of Mars’ famous dust devils, but don’t worry—the NASA probe is just fine. If anything, the sudden bla...
10:00, 05/07/2019

Chernobyl finale review – when the dust settles, it will be considered a classic The acclaimed Soviet drama signed off with a haunting episode that somehow found a speck of hope amongst the tragedy and decayA signature of Sky and H...
23:48, 06/04/2019

World Trade Center dust linked to prostate cancer in 9/11 responders Dust from the World Trade Center in New York, which contained metals and organic compounds, may have triggered chronic inflammation and played a role ...
12:36, 06/21/2019

Strong winds kick up dust storm in parts of West Texas LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Strong winds have kicked up a dust storm in parts of West Texas. Forecasters blamed strong thunderstorms northwest of Lubbock fo...
08:12, 06/06/2019

Man Forced To Rub Nose On Shoes, Lick Dust After Tiff At Family Function A man was forced to rub his nose on the shoes of those people, who allegedly beat him after an argument broke out between them during a marriage cerem...
02:24, 06/23/2019

Bricks made from moon dust could power future lunar missions An ESA Discovery & Preparation study shows bricks made from moon dirt could store heat and supply astronauts with electricity.    ...
05:48, 07/19/2019

Winds to raise fire danger, blowing dust from California to New Mexico On the heels of the announcement that this year's wildfire season could be worse than 2018, residents from California to New Mexico will face a height...
14:48, 06/21/2019

Monster Mars dust storms may have helped blow Red Planet's water away Huge Mars dust storms like the one that killed NASA's Opportunity rover may have helped to blow some of the Red Planet's ancient water away for good, ...
16:24, 05/08/2019

NASA’s InSight robot is now covered in Mars dust, but that might actually be good news Mars is a dry and dusty place, and strong winds can kick up huge plumes of material that block out the Sun for days, weeks, or even months at a time. ...
11:36, 05/07/2019

The Weird Ways NASA Thought Moon Dust Might Kill Apollo Astronauts Prior to the first Moon landing, scientists had good reason to believe the lunar surface was covered in a fine layer of dust. While this might not sou...
09:36, 07/18/2019

Trump backs Gorka in fiery Rose Garden dust-up with Playboy reporter President Trump on Friday backed former aide Sebastian Gorka after a dust-up between Gorka and Playboy reporter Brian Karem, in which Karem taunted Go...
08:36, 07/12/2019

Moon Landing Conspiracy Theorists Biting Dust On the 50th Anniversary of First Lunar Mission Today, July 20 2019, at precisely 4:17:40PM ET, it is exactly fifty years since the Apollo Lunar Module ‘Eagle’ touched down on the Moon and while ann...
10:24, 07/20/2019

Burning Man, or burning lungs? How dangerous is festival's playa dust for your health? Breakfast, lunch and dinner at Burning Man is served with a side of dust. Is that harmful to your longterm respiratory health?    ...
03:12, 08/13/2019

Missing Hawaii hiker found dead days after Amanda Eller found alive The body of hiker Noah “Kekai” Mina was discovered Wednesday, nine days after he was last seen, authorities in Hawaii said Wednesday. Helicopter rescu...
03:24, 05/30/2019

Former Oklahoma state senator found dead with gunshot wound is 2nd GOP ex-lawmaker found dead in two days A former Republican state senator in Oklahoma was found dead with a gunshot wound in his home Wednesday, the second former GOP state lawmaker found fa...
20:12, 06/07/2019

This is what ancient statues really looked like Artists in classical cultures such as Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece and Rome were known to paint with a variety of hues -- a practice known as polychromy...
23:00, 08/01/2019

Who Kept the Ancient Wisdom of Stonehenge? Stonehenge is one of the most famous monuments in the world. Although it stands in isolated countryside in south-central England, miles from any major...
23:00, 05/11/2019

Can You Name the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World? The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World are seven awe-inspiring monuments of classical antiquity that reflect the skill and ingenuity of their creators...
14:48, 07/02/2019

Some ancient crocodiles were vegetarians After a detailed analysis of ancient crocodile teeth, scientists concluded vegetarianism evolved among the distant cousins of modern crocodylians at l...
11:36, 06/27/2019

How to brew ancient Wari beer Enlarge (credit: Donna Nash) When the people of the Wari Empire (predecessors of the Inca) abandoned the southern Andes around 1100 CE, they made su...
07:00, 05/02/2019

Ancient Mesopotamia and The Rise of Civilization In ancient times, Mesopotamia, meaning ‘land between two rivers’, was a vast region that lay between the Tigris and Euphrates river systems... ...
17:24, 07/08/2019

How Ancient Woodworkers Sculpted Civilization Humans have a remarkable relationship with trees. Trees not only provide the oxygen we need to breathe, but also wood in its rawest form.  ...
09:12, 05/24/2019

What Ancient Secrets Lie Within the Flower of Life? The Flower of Life is a name for a geometrical figure composed of seven or more evenly-spaced, overlapping circles. This figure, used as a decorative ...
12:48, 05/14/2019

Country diary: this ancient yew should live for ever Church Preen, Shropshire: The tree in the graveyard has been rejuvenating itself for centuries. But the law needs to do more to protect such living mo...
09:36, 07/27/2019

Ancient Egypt's enduring mysteries Like the legendary curse of the mummy, ancient Egypt refuses to stay buried in the past. Every so often it comes back to life -- in the 1920s with the...
05:48, 08/14/2019

Was Makhunik an Ancient Iranian Lilliput? In August 2005, a tiny mummified body was found in the ancient Persian village of Makhunik in what is now Iran. The discovery caused an international ...
18:24, 08/17/2019

Beauty secrets of the ancient Egyptians The mysteries of the ancient Egyptians are vast, but their beauty tricks are no secret. Makeup might seem like a modern phenomenon -- one that has gro...
08:12, 06/03/2019

Out of a drawer and into your nightmares comes a vicious ancient beast When Ohio University integrative biologist Nancy Stevens peered into a drawer in the wooden cabinets on the top floor of a Nairobi museum in 2010, she...
05:51, 04/28/2019

Ancient Plants Revive After Being Trapped in Ice for 400 Years Scientists visiting Ellesmere Island in the Canadian Arctic discovered something remarkable and fascinating. Led by Catherine LaFarge, a geologist fro...
08:12, 07/21/2019

Macedonians Restore an Ancient Church, With an Eye on the Future Long shrouded in scaffolding, the mysterious church of St. George stands as a monument to the conflicts that have dogged cultural politics in the coun...
13:36, 07/15/2019

Antony Gormley is the new kid on the block in ancient Greece The British sculptor has, controversially, been commissioned to create works for the island of Delos, a sacred classical siteIn all seasons the elemen...
16:24, 05/04/2019

Some ancient crocodiles were vegetarians, study finds Modern crocodiles have a reputation as ravenous beasts that crave flesh. While it’s certainly true that crocodiles today are more than happy to feast ...
15:24, 06/28/2019

Scientists use ancient yeasts to brew beer JERUSALEM — Israeli researchers raised a glass Wednesday to celebrate a long-brewing project of making beer and mead using yeasts extracted from ancie...
12:36, 05/22/2019

8 of the Most Popular Animal Species in the Ancient World Animals far outnumber us on the planet. And while humans have domesticated some of them for work or food, others have been observed, admired, feared, ...
16:00, 07/20/2019

Ancient Bolivian ritual kit contains traces of hallucinogens Enlarge / This is a view of the Cueva del Chileno excavation site. (credit: José Capriles, Penn State) In a rock shelter in the highlands of southwe...
15:48, 05/06/2019

Ancient Cataclysms: 9 Catastrophes That Rocked the World Ancient cultures around the world have passed down their tales of devastating natural disasters in oral traditions, folklore, historical accounts, pic...
02:00, 05/17/2019

When Children Came out to Play: Ancient Toys and Games The main halls and secured vaults of museums around the world are loaded with vast arrays of grotesque antique weapons, golden lined velvet robes, cer...
21:00, 06/21/2019

Nine Parts of the Human Soul According to the Ancient Egyptians The idea of the human soul has fascinated humankind for thousands of years. Cultures around the world have sought to explain the soul or spirit in a w...
16:00, 08/03/2019

Country diary: this ancient yew should live forever Church Preen, Shropshire: The tree in the graveyard has been rejuvenating itself for centuries. But the law needs to do more to protect such living mo...
21:48, 07/24/2019

The Peloponnesian War: Intrigues and Conquests in Ancient Greece When speaking of ancient Greece, most of us tend to think of their sprawling city states, iconic classical culture, philosophers, and myths – and righ...
16:36, 08/04/2019

Nine Notorious Demons that Terrorized the Ancient World Storytellers have been telling tales of ancient demons wreaking havoc on humanity since the beginning of time.  ...
17:48, 05/18/2019

Resurrecting the Ancient Israelites From the Valley of Dry Bones The Vision of the Valley of Dry Bones prophecy is one of the most powerful prophecies of the prophet Ezekiel. In this vision, Ezekiel finds himself in...
16:12, 06/17/2019

The Cosmic Scorpion Evident in Ancient Cultures Scorpions have inhabited the Earth for over 400 million years. They were one of the first seabed evolved creatures to climb out of oceans onto land. A...
00:24, 07/02/2019

The Ancient Maya Apparition Who Showed the Way to Xunantunich The ancient Maya civilization was one of the most remarkable of all the many Mesoamerican cultures, not only because they wrote books and were lovers ...
04:12, 07/01/2019

1,000-year-old mystery surrounds ancient city Shrouded in thick rainforest and centuries of mystery, the ancient Mayan city of Tikal is one of the greatest overlooked sites of antiquity in the Wes...
01:00, 06/08/2019

Miners looking for gemstones find ancient sea monster instead Miners digging for gemstones found something entirely different last month; rather than uncovering the shiny and iridescent gemstone known as ammolite...
10:36, 07/05/2019

Rome bans McDonald's from ancient site McDonald's fast food outlets are ubiquitous sights around the world, but Italy's culture ministry has banned the chain from building yet another resta...
04:12, 08/01/2019

Lost ancient palace appears in reservoir A 3,400-year-old palace has emerged from a reservoir in the Kurdistan region of Iraq after water levels dropped because of drought. The discovery shou...
11:00, 06/28/2019

Some ancient crocodiles preferred salad over steak Modern crocodiles have a reputation as ravenous beasts that crave flesh. While it’s certainly true that crocodiles today are more than happy to ...
18:48, 06/27/2019

Ancient Artefacts From India Repatriated In UK On Independence Day Two ancient artefacts stolen from India many years ago were repatriated by a joint US-UK investigation team to coincide with the 73rd Independence Day...
22:12, 08/15/2019

Could Ancient Greek Philosophy Help You Work Smarter and Better? The idea of “temperaments” or “humors” has been long debunked, but thinking in terms of broad personality types may actually help you get things done....
22:48, 06/27/2019

Can Netflix’s ‘Blown Away’ make ancient glassblowing hot? Netflix is blasting this old-school art form back into the mainstream. The first season of its new competition series “Blown Away” dropped...
17:48, 07/31/2019

The Sacred and Ancient Legacy of our Feathered Friends Although lions, tigers and other ferocious man-eaters were hunted and subsequently ritualized by shamans who attempted to internalize the energy of th...
22:24, 08/12/2019

Ancient DNA reveals Neanderthal migration and interbreeding DNA from 120,000-year-old bones sheds light on the ancestry of Neanderthals in Europe, revealing a remarkable 80,000 years of genetic continuity, inte...
04:12, 06/27/2019

The Ancient Philosophy of the Bhagavad Gita, Song of God The Bhagavad Gita is one of the most important religious texts in Hinduism as well as one of the most seminal religious texts in the world, alongside ...
13:00, 08/17/2019

Ancient Gold Hoards of the Celtic El Dorado The legendary lost city of gold, El Dorado, has drawn over 500 formal treasure recovery teams to South America over the last 500 years and over 3,000 ...
14:24, 08/07/2019

France Returns Around 450 Ancient Relics To Pakistan France on Tuesday handed over to Pakistan nearly 450 ancient relics, some dating as far back as 4,000 BC, seized by French customs agents over a decad...
20:48, 07/02/2019

How Historians Can Now See Invisible Text on Ancient Manuscripts Historical documents considered lost to the ravages of time—like crumbling parchment thousands of years old or medieval manuscripts whose ink long ago...
10:12, 06/27/2019

Nine Methods of Ancient Punishment That’ll Make You Squirm For as long as societies have had to deal with crime, they’ve had to deal out punishment. In some, places, and situations the process was only meant t...
11:48, 05/12/2019

| WATCH: This beer is brewed with ancient yeast! Scientists have brought ancient beer recipes back to life using the remnants of yeast found inside antique Egyptian vessels discovered in the Holy Lan...
11:12, 05/23/2019

10 ancient ruins that track the calendar and heavens Researchers and travelers are paying more attention to archaeoastronomy sites, which operate like giant calendars to note the passing seasons.  ...
13:12, 06/27/2019

10 ancient ruins that track the calendar and the heavens Researchers and travelers are paying more attention to archaeoastronomy sites, which operate like giant calendars to note the passing seasons.  ...
17:24, 06/25/2019

This Is Hell on Earth While the White House and conservative media continue trying to spin the abhorrent conditions in migrant detention centers after a visit from Rep. Ale...
15:12, 07/02/2019

Samsung, What on Earth Are You Doing? The Galaxy Fold still hasn’t gone on sale, and yet, it seems Samsung has caught a full-on case of foldable fever because based on a number of reports...
13:12, 06/27/2019

Astronomers find dozens of massive, ancient galaxies Astronomers have discovered an abundance of vast, ancient galaxies. Scientists spotted the galaxies in the distant universe using the combined power o...
19:36, 08/07/2019

France returns stolen ancient artifacts to Pakistan France returned more than 400 stolen artifacts to the government of Pakistan on Tuesday, including ancient busts, vases, urns and goblets, some dating...
11:12, 07/02/2019

Birds in the Ancient World: Messengers of Omens and Auguries Translators regularly face the problem that the words and expressions of one language do not always translate exactly into those of another.  ...
06:12, 06/24/2019

Questing the Most Impressive Ancient Religious Temples in the World What is the largest temple ever built on earth and do these man-made structures reveal secrets relating to the cosmos? ...
04:36, 05/09/2019

11 Ancient Remedies that Effectively Treat Modern Ailments With innovations appearing in our lives seemingly every day it seems that new breakthroughs in science are the only ones we trust. New is always consi...
21:00, 07/06/2019

Dig in! Archaeologists serve up ancient menus for modern tables Porridge, loaves and sauces Egyptians and Romans consumed have become today’s cookbook crazeDuring a 1954 BBC documentary about Tollund Man, the myste...
05:36, 08/13/2019

Cracked skull may be proof of ancient brain surgery A broken skull suggests that brain surgery existed as far back as 2,200 years ago. The cracked cranium – which appears to have a hole drilled into it ...
16:48, 08/05/2019

Egypt's Most Ancient Desert Fortress Uncovered in Sinai In Egypt, the Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities has announced a major discovery in Sinai. Dr. Moustafa Waziri has announced that...
07:36, 05/14/2019

The Ancient Admiration of Birds: Flamingos as Masterpieces of Art and Food In the ancient past, relationships between humans and animals were stricter than today and included the sphere of the imaginary and the sacred. ...
17:24, 06/25/2019

CHEAP: Irritate the ancient with 25% off a pair of Sonos One speakers Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! Alright, alright, alright – here’s something you’ll like (wow,...
09:24, 05/05/2019

Kuelap, Peru - Ancient Fortress of the Cloud Warriors Built by the Chachapoyas, the fortified citadel of Kuelap was home to the Warriors of the Cloud in Peru before they were conquered by invaders. Massiv...
17:24, 07/08/2019

Biblical bad guys the ancient Philistines came from Europe, DNA shows The ancient Philistines, the Biblical villains whose origins have puzzled scholars for decades, came to the Middle East from southern Europe more than...
12:12, 07/03/2019

Mussolini’s Quincussis: Was the Ancient Roman Coin a Fake? Scientists are perplexed at the origins and provenance of two very ancient and unusual Roman coins that turned up like a bad penny in the 20th century...
17:24, 07/08/2019

Ancient DNA reveals that Jews' biblical rivals were from Greece Genetic sequencing of bones and teeth from ten Philistines who lived in what is now Israel 3200 years ago suggests a surge of migration from the Aegea...
11:48, 07/03/2019

The Modern Side of Ancient Venice: A Traveler's Guide For those who think they’ve “done” Venice, think again. As the Venice Biennale—the world’s biggest art fair—kicks off this weekend, we highlight the c...
21:00, 05/10/2019

Pompeii: The Ancient Roman City Frozen in Time In the Campania region of Italy near the modern day city of Naples, there was once a prosperous Roman city - Pompeii. ...
21:00, 07/06/2019

Ancient Egyptian Yeast Makes This Bread Rise A self-professed “bread nerd” extracted yeast from 4,000-year-old artifacts to make a loaf of sourdough. “The aroma and flavor are incredible,” he sai...
08:24, 08/09/2019

Ancient Egyptian Yeast Is This Bread’s Secret Ingredient A self-professed “bread nerd” extracted yeast from 4,000-year-old artifacts to make a loaf of sourdough. “The aroma and flavor are incredible,” he sai...
09:36, 08/09/2019

Ancient Mayan city burned in 'act of total war,' scientists say The ancient Maya were involved in extremely violent warfare long before previously thought, according to new evidence that suggests a prosperous city ...
21:12, 08/05/2019

Ancient fossil offers clues as to when mammals learned how to eat We humans tend to take our ability to chew and swallow for granted, but as mammals we actually have a pretty complicated system of bones and muscles h...
14:48, 07/21/2019

McDonald's banned from site near ancient Rome baths McDonald's fast food outlets are ubiquitous sights around the world, but Italy's culture ministry has banned the chain from building yet another resta...
11:00, 07/31/2019

Millennials revealing ancient Chinese tricks online In a small room in a West Beijing cultural center, magician Tian Xueming is working hard to deceive a group of university students from Macau that he ...
07:00, 07/12/2019

Ancient crocodile cousins evolved vegetarianism at least three times During the dinosaur era, many crocodile-like reptiles ate plants rather than guzzling meat – suggesting it was once a common lifestyle for crocodiles...
13:12, 06/27/2019

How did the ancient Egyptians catch and mummify millions of ibises? Egyptians mummified millions of sacred ibises thousands of years ago. Analysing their DNA seems to show they were sourced from the wild rather than la...
05:47, 04/28/2019

Dirty Dark Secrets Behind Ancient Fairy Tales Presumed innocent, yet dirty dark secrets are imbedded in the bedtime stories told to children. Fairy tales are magical narratives that pervade the yo...
22:12, 05/24/2019

Nan Madol: The Mysterious Ancient Coral Reef City Nan Madol is the only ancient city ever built upon a coral reef.  It is comprised of a set of almost 100 stone and coral filled platforms atop artific...
18:36, 05/23/2019

Ancient Bird Weighed Nearly 1,000 Pounds but Could Still Haul Ass Like an Ostrich Paleontologists working in Crimea have uncovered evidence of the largest bird ever found in Europe. Standing taller than an elephant and weighing near...
03:12, 06/27/2019

Italian officials ban McDonald's near ancient Roman monument Italian officials have barred McDonald's from building a restaurant near an ancient site in Rome, with some believing it would be disrespectful to ser...
05:24, 08/01/2019

Puma Punku: This Ancient Andean Site Keeps Everyone Guessing Puma Punku is a Pre-Columbian archaeological site in Bolivia that is steeped in wonder and mystery. The architecture found in the ruins astounds archa...
18:36, 06/14/2019

Can Netflix’s ‘Blown Away’ make ancient glass blowing hot? Netflix is blasting this old-school art form back into the mainstream. The first season of its new competition series “Blown Away” dropped...
18:12, 07/30/2019

Egypt Opens 2 Ancient Pyramids for the First Time Since 1965 CAIRO — Egypt is opening two of its earliest pyramids, located about 25 miles (40 kilometers) south of the capital Cairo, to visitors for the fi...
13:36, 07/13/2019

Greek man arrested over online advert for ancient coins THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Police in central Greece have arrested a man suspected of dealing in illegally excavated antiquities who had allegedly pla...
09:00, 06/07/2019

Microsoft says mandatory password changing is “ancient and obsolete” (credit: ABC Photo Archives / Getty Images) Microsoft is finally catching on to a maxim that security experts have almost universally accepted for y...
16:36, 06/03/2019

Ancient asteroid crater located off coast of Scotland Space object about a mile wide believed to have crashed into Earth around 1.2bn years agoThe location of an ancient impact crater made by the biggest ...
16:36, 06/09/2019

NASA finds evidence of ancient lake on Mars NASA's Curiosity rover has made several discoveries since landing on Mars in August 2012. Now, it's discovered remnants what may be an ancient lake on...
16:12, 05/31/2019

Some People Not Aware Of Ancient Indian Knowledge: HRD Minister Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal has said that some people criticise him as they are not able to accept his highlights about...
22:24, 08/18/2019

Ancient DNA is Revealing the Origins of Livestock Herding in Africa Visitors to East Africa are often amazed by massive herds of cattle with a gorgeous array of horn, hump and coat patterns. Pastoralism – a way of life...
23:12, 05/30/2019

Armillary Spheres: Following Celestial Objects in the Ancient World Armillary spheres, originally from ancient Greece, were vital instruments for astronomers to both demonstrate and track celestial bodies and their mov...
12:24, 05/30/2019

Did ancient Mayan civilisation collapse because of a sudden drought? We have the best evidence yet that there was a prolonged drought at the time of the demise of the classic Mayan civilisation - and could explain why i...
10:00, 04/28/2019

Fossilized Teeth Suggest Some Ancient Crocodiles Were Vegetarians Alligators and crocodiles are some of the scariest carnivores on Earth today, but new research suggests their ancient relatives developed a preference...
12:00, 06/28/2019

Recent storm reveals ancient trees that are more than 4,500 years old A recent storm and low-tides have re-revealed these prehistoric trees which died over 4,500 years ago. Buzz60’s Mercer Morrison has the story. ...
12:24, 05/22/2019

The Maasai Legend Behind Ancient Hominin Footprints in Tanzania In 1976 paleoanthropologist Mary Leakey and other scientists reported that they’d found ancient hominin footprints at a site in Laetoli, northeastern ...
00:24, 07/02/2019

Ancient lunar collision explains the moon's two faces The moon has two faces -- the smoother, Earth-facing side and the rougher side, the dark side of the moon, which is marred by thousands of craters. No...
17:00, 05/20/2019

Researchers identify red coloring in an ancient fossil for the first time For the first time ever, researchers have detected chemical traces of red pigment in an ancient fossil. The discovery, which was published today in Na...
06:36, 05/21/2019

Italy bans McDonald’s near ancient Roman monument Italy’s Culture ministry announced the decision after the municipal administration loudly protested against the notion of serving burgers in the archa...
19:24, 08/01/2019

DNA of First Settlers of Scandinavia Gleaned from Ancient Chewing Gums The first humans who settled in Scandinavia more than 10,000 years ago left their DNA behind in ancient chewing gums, which are masticated lumps made ...
13:24, 05/18/2019

Deciphering Cuneiform to Get a Handle on Life in Ancient Mesopotamia Cuneiform is the earliest known form of writing. It was invented by the Sumerians of ancient Mesopotamia sometime during the 4th millennium BC (betwee...
02:48, 05/02/2019

Ancient skeleton of ‘brutally murdered’ man in Scotland may be a royal An ancient Scot who was subjected to a gruesome death 1,400 years ago might have actually been a royal, according to new research. The Pictish man wit...
00:24, 07/24/2019

Were These Ancient Egyptian Mummies Chemical Or Natural Blondes? Egyptian noblewoman Tjuyu and her husband Yuya were important figures in Amenhotep III’s court and she is believed to have died in 1375 BC. Most widel...
13:48, 06/17/2019

Ancient Egyptians built this 4-towered fortress more than 2,600 years ago Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered the ruins of an ancient fortress dating to the 26th Dynasty, the last dynasty in which native Egyptians ruled ...
02:12, 05/22/2019

Investigators Say a Ring Smuggled $145 Million in Ancient Artifacts It focused on treasures from six separate countries, and was led by Subhash Kapoor, one of the world’s largest antiquities smugglers, a criminal compl...
17:36, 07/10/2019

Most beautiful places on Earth The world's a spectacular place, full of hidden and overt beauty in every corner. But beauty's also subjective. It'd be impossible to get a unanimous ...
08:48, 05/06/2019

Can we protect Earth from asteroids? What should we do if at some point a giant asteroid or comet comes hurtling toward Earth? This week, experts in Maryland are discussing the dangers of...
05:36, 05/01/2019

The most remote hotel on Earth Residents of Ittoqqortoormiit in Eastern Greenland are hoping this guest house will spark a fragile tourism industry in an isolated corner of the empt...
05:53, 04/28/2019

This Could Be the Most Earth-Like Exoplanet Discovered Yet Scientists have discovered a pair of temperate, Earth-sized exoplanet candidates around a nearby star, according to a new paper. What makes this plane...
11:36, 06/19/2019

Planet Fitness Must Come Down to Earth Our third annual Summer Stock Picking Contest begins. Fast-growing gym chain Planet Fitness depends on a constant supply of flabby customers and is pr...
07:51, 08/12/2019

Gizmodo Samsung, What on Earth Are You Doing? Gizmodo Samsung, What on Earth Are You Doing? | Kotaku Valve Changes Steam Sale After Widespread Complaints From Developers And Players | Jalopnik I H...
16:36, 06/27/2019

Earliest Writing System May Have Been Developed by Ancient Metalworkers 6,000 Years Ago An Israeli academic has claimed to have found the earliest writing in the world. He claims that a proto-writing system was developed by ancient metalw...
12:00, 08/05/2019

Ancient saber-toothed cats could crush a skull with their teeth If you were transported back in time some 100,000 years there’s a good chance you’d run into any number of creatures that could rapidly en...
01:36, 06/04/2019

Ancient Ancestors Made A Large and Deliberate Migration to Australia The size of the first population of people needed to arrive, survive, and thrive in what is now Australia is revealed in two studies published on June...
17:00, 06/18/2019

One of the World’s Most Ancient Cities Experienced Surprisingly Modern Problems New archaeological evidence suggests the inhabitants of Çatalhöyük, an ancient city founded over 9,000 years ago in what is now Turkey, were subject t...
20:12, 06/18/2019

Maat: Ancient Egyptian Goddess of Truth, Justice and Morality Maat, also known as Ma’at or Mayet, was a female goddess in the ancient Egyptian religion who represented truth, justice, balance and morality.  The d...
06:48, 06/10/2019

Fendi stages ethereal tribute to Lagerfeld in ancient Rome Fendi paid tribute Thursday to the late Karl Lagerfeld with an ethereal haute couture show overlooking the monumental Rome Colosseum from atop Palatin...
21:24, 07/04/2019

Ancient gene mutation could protect against diabetes, study finds Mutant form linked to rise of cooking helps about half of humans keep blood sugar lowerAn ancient mutation that spread through humans after the advent...
06:12, 06/04/2019

Statistical Date Analysis Concludes That 'Ancient Human' Was Not Our Ancestor One of the great issues in all of science is the search for the direct ancestor of modern humans. Many species of hominin have been put forward down t...
07:00, 05/09/2019

Archaeologists find 1,000-year-old cocaine in ancient ‘ritual bundle’ A new research paper reveals the discovery of what archaeologists are calling a “ritual bundle” in Bolivia, which contained a number of psychotropic s...
09:12, 05/08/2019

Missing piece of Britain's ancient Stonehenge returned after 60 years A piece of stone drilled from Stonehenge, a mysterious circle of ancient stones in southern England, has been returned to the site 60 years after bein...
09:36, 05/08/2019

2 ancient, intact chamber tombs unearthed in southern Greece The ministry said Sunday that the newly found tombs include two full burials and bones from 14 individuals whose remains had been transferred from oth...
07:02, 08/12/2019

Ancient Siberia was home to previously unknown humans, say scientists DNA analysis reveals hardy group genetically distinct from Eurasians and East AsiansIt was cold, remote and involved picking fights with woolly mammot...
14:12, 06/05/2019

The Curious Phaistos Disc – Ancient Mystery or Clever Hoax? In 1908 an Italian archaeologist ventured into the ruins of Phaistos, an ancient Minoan palace on the south coast of Crete. In an underground temple d...
14:00, 06/05/2019

9 Ancient Physicians and Legendary Healers that Changed Medicine Forever Most people have heard of the eminent physician Hippocrates and his famous oath. But far fewer know of Shennong, Avicenna, and Andreas Vesalius – some...
16:00, 08/03/2019

Who Were the Mysterious Neolithic People That Enabled the Rise of Ancient Egypt? To many, ancient Egypt is synonymous with the pharaohs and pyramids of the Dynastic period starting about 3,100 BC. ...
06:12, 08/02/2019

Ancient saber-toothed cats could crush skulls with their teeth If you were transported back in time some 100,000 years there’s a good chance you’d run into any number of creatures that could rapidly end your life....
09:24, 06/04/2019

Ancient flood shows some dinosaurs nested in colonies like birds We’ve long suspected that some dinosaurs nested in colonies like birds do, and now an exceptional fossil site has given us the strongest evidence that...
07:36, 07/16/2019

Prehistoric city offers glimpse of ancient living near Jerusalem A huge prehistoric settlement discovered near Jerusalem by Israeli archaeologists offers new insight into how civilizations developed around the end o...
06:48, 07/16/2019

Israeli scientists brew beer with revived ancient yeasts JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli researchers raised a glass Wednesday to celebrate a long-brewing project of making beer and mead using yeasts extracted from ...
08:12, 05/22/2019

A 2,000-year-old stylus makes a point about ancient Roman humor Enlarge / The text is inscribed on all four sides of the stylus. (credit: Museum of London Archaeology) "I have come from the City. I bring you a we...
15:01, 07/31/2019

Ancient Egyptians feasted on sweet watermelons at least 3500 years ago DNA analysis has revealed that leaves found on an ancient Egyptian mummy came from a domesticated watermelon with sweet, red flesh just like modern va...
15:12, 05/21/2019

Ancient ale! Belgium monks unearth beer recipe over 2 centuries old! Belgium Monks have unearthed a beer recipe that hasn’t been made in over 2 centuries! Buzz60’s Mercer Morrison has the story.   ...
17:36, 05/23/2019

Why Are There 365 Days in a Year? Organizing Dates with an Ancient Egyptian Calendar The calendar is one of mankind’s most important inventions. Calendars allowed societies to organize time for religious, social, economic, and administ...
02:00, 05/17/2019

Hi-Tech Levitation Devices Used To “Float” Ancient Egyptian Sphinx In 1913, archaeologists working with the Egyptian Antiquities Service, the Egypt Exploration Fund and the British School of Archaeology, excavated an ...
18:36, 06/14/2019

Ancient space collision caused mysterious Moon 'anomaly' There are two distinct sides (or faces) of the Moon: one is largely marked with craters, while the other is chock full of open basins. Now, a new stud...
07:36, 05/22/2019

Researchers Brew Biblical Beer Using Yeast From Ancient Pottery A multidisciplinary team in Israel believe that they have brewed ancient beers similar to those once drunk by Biblical characters such as David and Go...
19:12, 05/22/2019

DNA from mummy's tomb reveals ancient Egyptian origins of watermelon Painted watermelons adorn the walls of several ancient Egyptian tombs, and now DNA analysis has revealed what their flesh would have looked and tasted...
14:12, 05/22/2019

NASA's Mars 2020 Rover to Explore Ancient Life NASA's Mars 2020 rover, its latest robotic mission to the Red Planet, will include technology to explore ancient life on Mars, according to the space ...
02:12, 06/14/2019

New Breakthrough Means We Can Finally Detect the Color Red in Ancient Fossils Some 3 million years ago, a tiny mouse featuring reddish fur on its back and a white belly scurried across the landscape of what is now Germany. We kn...
12:12, 05/21/2019

Ancient Roman ‘pen’ with inscribed joke unearthed in London archaeological dig The inscription on the Roman Empire-era stylus essentially reads, "I went to Rome and all I got you was this pen," according to the researchers who tr...
19:24, 08/01/2019

Analysis of Ancient DNA Suggests Finnish and Estonian Languages Came From Siberia Northern Europeans who speak Uralic languages, such as Estonian and Finnish, can thank ancient migrating Siberian populations for their dialects, acco...
12:12, 05/10/2019

An ancient Mars crater likely spawned a devastating mega-tsunami The Mars we know today is dry, dusty, and (probably) devoid of life, but that wasn’t always the case. Scientists believe Mars was once a wet wor...
12:00, 08/05/2019

NASA’s Curiosity just stumbled upon evidence of an ancient Martian lake NASA’s Curiosity rover is providing critical insights into what Mars may have been like long ago, and one of its latest discoveries helps suppor...
15:00, 05/30/2019

Ancient meteor strike may have triggered mega-tsunami on Mars Researchers may have located the site of an ancient meteor strike that flooded Mars with a mega-tsunami. This could provide insight life on Mars. ...
14:24, 08/05/2019

Cosmic Oceans: The Primordial Waters of Ancient Creation Myths Almost without exception, mythological and folkloric traditions around the ancient world were concerned with the matter of deep time and the earth’s c...
04:36, 07/29/2019

This Ancient Roman Joke Pen From Thousands of Years Ago Was All About Thrifty Gifting Archaeologists working on a dig outside of Bloomberg’s new London headquarters have made a new discovery—dad jokes have been around for ne...
18:36, 07/29/2019

French Wine With a Hint of Rome Revealed By Ancient Grape DNA Seeds of grapes used in the production of wine, found in archaeological sites across Europe, have been genetically tested and tell a story of continui...
20:12, 06/11/2019

Ancient bones should rewrite history but not the present | Kenan Malik Homo sapiens might well have been living in Europe 210,000 years ago, but it’s not relevant to contemporary debates about raceIn 1978, two skulls were...
22:12, 07/13/2019

Mysterious ancient ‘rock columns’ 2,500 years older than Stonehenge Archaeologists are finally teaming up to solve the mystery surrounding a prehistoric megalith site in Armenia known as the “Armenian Stonehenge....
07:48, 08/01/2019

Study says ancient Romans may have built “invisibility cloaks” into structures Enlarge / The Roman Colosseum is an oval amphitheatre in the center of the city of Rome. French scientists suggest its structure might have helped pro...
16:12, 05/03/2019

Israel unveils ancient road ‘where Jesus walked’ to temple Israel officially opened a stairway, known as "Pilgrim's Road," that Jesus is believed to have walked on in ancient Jerusalem as another place for Jud...
12:24, 07/04/2019

Ancient humans thrived in rainforests by hunting monkeys and squirrels Rainforest species are usually too difficult for people to catch – but for 45,000 years, humans in Sri Lanka survived by hunting squirrels and monkeys...
09:48, 04/28/2019

How a luxury hotel was built over newly-discovered ancient ruins Modern architecture and archaeology don’t typically go hand-in-hand. However, the two mixed in an unprecedented way when ancient ruins were discovered...
06:48, 06/26/2019

Ancient Pyramid Cities of Peru: A Catalogue of Swift Decline From 2600 BC to 1533, the legacy of the Peruvian region has revealed no end of epic tales of power, growth, unification, and demise.  ...
22:36, 08/13/2019

Ancient cave bears were pushed to extinction by humans, not climate Cave bears no longer exist. They went extinct tens of thousands of years ago, and all we have left of the massive ancient creatures are fossils. Figur...
13:24, 08/16/2019

Huarmey Queen: Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous in Ancient Peru The Huarmey Queen is the name given to the 1200-year-old remains of a Wari woman found in a rich tomb in Peru. She has been a subject of interest sinc...
18:36, 08/15/2019

Ancient Peruvian engineering could help solve modern water shortages Enlarge / Diversion canals channel water into earth-bottomed infiltration canals like this one, where water can begin to soak into the ground on its w...
22:36, 06/24/2019

'Spectacular' jawbone discovery sheds light on ancient Denisovans Scientists extract proteins from a molar to uncover details of mysterious species’ originsA human jawbone found in a cave on the Tibetan plateau has r...
13:36, 05/01/2019

Secretive new frog species from ancient lineage discovered in India A new species of frog discovered on the forest floor in India’s Western Ghat mountain range is the only member of an ancient lineage stretching back m...
05:47, 04/28/2019

A Quarry Is Actually A 3D Map Of The Ancient Egyptian Underworld, Suggests Polish Scientist Ancient Egyptians are well known for their creation of vast architectural structures which penetrate the skies and each one required a thorough unders...
14:48, 07/02/2019

25 Ancient Gold-Filled Warrior Tombs Discovered in Spain Archaeologists excavating in Spain have discovered 25 tombs of suspected warrior aristocrats containing hoards of artifacts and gold.  ...
15:00, 08/16/2019

Border agents seize ancient Egyptian mummy linen U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers in Michigan seized five jars of ancient Egyptian mummy linen coming illegally through the northern border ...
10:36, 06/27/2019

Ancient tribes of Scotland learned to write after contact with Romans The Picts lived in what is now Scotland 1700 to 1100 years ago – and new evidence suggests the enigmatic carvings they left behind are Roman-inspired ...
09:48, 04/28/2019

Ancient Turkish rock carvings that have baffled scientists could be a calendar For years the intricate carvings at an ancient sanctuary in Turkey have baffled archaeologists. But now, scientists believe they could actually be dep...
15:48, 06/26/2019

Current CO2 emissions will heat up the Earth by more than 1.5˚C Even if we stop building power plants, factories, vehicles and home appliances immediately, we're on track to increase the global temperature by ...
11:00, 07/01/2019

The beloved iced tea that only comes from one place on Earth South African brand BOS has achieved international success making iced tea from rooibos, a traditional remedy plant that only grows in one place on Ea...
03:36, 06/05/2019

It's Hard to Believe How Close This Asteroid Is Going to Get to Earth While space agencies simulate an asteroid impact this week at the 2019 Planetary Defense Conference, there’s a real asteroid they’re monitoring that w...
10:36, 05/01/2019

Don’t give up, we can survive even a Hothouse Earth Bad news on the climate should lead neither to despair nor unfounded optimism. Instead, we need to roll up our sleeves and prepare for life on a drast...
10:00, 04/28/2019

'The Man Who Fell to Earth' will get a TV remake on CBS All Access CBS is continuing its habit of reviving classic franchises as streaming shows. The broadcaster has ordered a series version of The Man Who Fell to Ea...
22:36, 08/02/2019

How to Track the LightSail 2 as It 'Sails' Around Earth Last week, the LightSail 2 officially made its first contact with Earth. The solar-powered spacecraft will be sailing around Earth’s orbit for the nex...
16:36, 07/06/2019

Mar-a-Lago Is the Least Secure Place on Earth Last November, a college freshman illegally gained entry to President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort, sometimes called the “Winter White House,” WPTV repor...
02:24, 05/29/2019

What Would Happen to Earth if our Moon Were Obliterated? One of the most fascinating things about the evolution of life on Earth is its connection to the sky above. Only under the most precise conditions cou...
20:12, 08/01/2019

San Francisco Has More Billionaires Per Capita Than Anywhere Else on Earth Have you ever been to billionaire’s row in San Francisco? It’s an exceptionally rich part of San Francisco filled with enormous tech wealth, the kind ...
22:12, 05/09/2019

Transmission: from the Sea of Tranquility to planet Earth This month sees the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, landing the first man on the moon. As the Observer’s science editor Robin McKie looks a...
09:37, 07/06/2019

Richest Man on Earth Wants to Do Space Colonies This is the richest man in the world. The market has assigned Jeff Bezos a value of more than everyone else ever. And this is what he spends his time ...
23:48, 05/09/2019

Massive asteroid with its own moon set to fly by Earth Most space rocks that pass nearby Earth are solo travelers making their way around the sun and slipping past our planet as they do so. Asteroid 1999 K...
09:00, 05/23/2019

Amazing photos of what Earth looks like from other planets The Earth is beautiful in its own right but seeing it from the perspective of other planets is next level!       &...
06:24, 05/30/2019

Minecraft Earth Gameplay Looks Adorable Minecraft Earth, an augmented reality mobile game based on the hugely popular series, is coming to a closed beta later this summer. To tide you over, ...
08:48, 07/12/2019

Where on Earth Did All the Lexus RX300s Vanish To? In the year 2000, my mother traded in the family’s much-despised Audi A6 wagon (the thing was in the shop every month for some electrical gremlin or a...
14:00, 07/18/2019

LightSail 2 has used sunlight alone to steer around Earth The Planetary Society’s LightSail 2 spacecraft has fulfilled its mission, demonstrating controlled solar sailing in orbit around Earth for the first t...
03:48, 08/01/2019

Just How Big Is Bag End? Let These Middle-earth Cross Sections Lay It Out Bag End, the home of both Bilbo and Frodo Baggins, is where The Lord of the Rings Saga begins and ends. It’s there the dwarves come to meet about trav...
22:00, 07/25/2019

Half the Earth's oceans may have come from asteroids Arizona State University recently found water in fragments of an asteroid known as Itokawa, a finding that suggests as much as half the Earth's ocean ...
16:36, 05/02/2019

The Punctilious Planning, Design, and Construction of the Ancient Round City of Baghdad Baghdad is the capital of Iraq but whereas the country of Iraq was founded only in 1958, the city of Baghdad had been established about 1200 years bef...
18:48, 05/10/2019

Fossil teeth show packs of hyenas roamed the ancient Arctic Today, hyenas are found only in the warmer climates of Africa and Asia, but new research suggests the scavengers roamed the Arctic during the last ice...
09:24, 06/18/2019

Acropolis Museum opens ancient Athens neighborhood site below its base Greece's Acropolis Museum opened an excavation site underneath its modern building on Friday, allowing visitors for the first time to walk through an ...
14:00, 06/21/2019

Ancient Feces Reveal Parasites Plagued 9,000-Year-Old City of Catalhoyuk Garbage dumps are always exciting places for archaeologists. They often tell us the stories that are hidden or seen as unimportant to share with futur...
05:12, 05/31/2019

New Tintagel Castle footbridge retraces line of ancient land link Built using technology usually found in Alps, footbridge will follow path of old land bridgeA spectacular footbridge that will link the Cornish mainla...
05:12, 06/18/2019

The Legends and Archaeology of Devil’s Lake: A Place of Ancient Power in Wisconsin Located south of Baraboo in Sauk County Wisconsin, Devil’s Lake is a place of natural wonder and legend. The central feature of the biggest State Park...
14:24, 05/10/2019

Ancient Celts were partial to beer, mead and imported Greek wines Analysing ancient pots has revealed the drinking habits of Celts in France. Over 2000 years ago they were drinking beer, mead and imported Greek wines...
12:24, 06/19/2019

Romans Had Ancient Tech for Creating Seismic Invisibility Cloak Around Monuments A team of civil engineers in France have revealed that the Romans had ancient technology for building structures that acted like modern-day electromag...
14:12, 05/04/2019

Ancient city gate from the time of King David discovered in Israel Archaeologists in Israel’s Golan Heights have discovered an ancient city gate from the time of King David. The find was made during an excavation at t...
16:00, 06/21/2019

Complex stone tools in China may re-write our species' ancient history A cache of sophisticated stone tools from a cave in China date back 170,000 years – perhaps a sign that our species arrived in East Asia earlier than ...
09:48, 04/28/2019

Wild Men of the Ancient World: Legends Across the Globe Tell of a Humanoid Beast – Are They Real? Man-like beasts appear in myths and legends of cultures around the globe. The best known ‘wild man’ phenomena of today is the Sasquatch or Big Foot of...
22:36, 08/13/2019

The rain in Spain: how an ancient Arabic technique saves Alicante from floods To protect itself from destructive flooding, the city has built a park designed to store and recycle rainwater In Alicante it never rains but it pours...
01:48, 08/15/2019

In Chile's remote south, the last speaker of an ancient language fights to keep it alive Sitting in the warmth of a wood fire in her home in Chile's deep south, Cristina Calderón sometimes wishes she had more people to speak to in her moth...
14:24, 05/31/2019

Taputapuatea Marae, An Ancient Site of Human Sacrifice and Communing with the Gods French Polynesia is renowned for its beauty and friendly people, but still relatively little is known about its history.  ...
08:00, 05/06/2019

Common Cosmic Symbolism: Is Göbekli Tepe Ancestral to Ancient Egypt? Since its discovery in 1994, 10,000-year old Göbekli Tepe has been an enigma, gradually revealing its ancient secrets to archaeologists and scientists...
10:00, 05/13/2019

Hulk’s chat with The Ancient One in ‘Avengers: Endgame’ was almost a huge plot hole There’s no question that Avengers: Endgame is a massive success for Marvel and Disney, one that will be hard to replicate. It’s an emotion...
16:24, 05/13/2019

Murder in the Paleolithic? Proof of Ancient Homicide Deduced By Forensic Archaeology A paper published today has concluded that the 33,000 year old remains of a man excavated in a cave in South Transylvania are of the victim of a blood...
02:48, 07/05/2019

Fingerprints Overturn Ideas On Women In Ancient Native American Society – But What About The Third Sex? Fingerprints are very important in criminal investigations, but it seems they are also increasingly important when it comes to archaeological studies....
14:24, 06/04/2019

Details of First Historically Recorded Plague Pandemic Revealed by Ancient Genomes An international team of researchers have analysed human remains from 21 archaeological sites to learn more about the impact and evolution of the plag...
14:24, 06/04/2019

1000s of Neolithic Engravings Reveal Egyptians' Ancient Reverence For Animals The Ancient Egyptians had a remarkable relationship with the animals, who they respected and revered. An astonishing discovery in the deserts of north...
17:24, 05/14/2019

Prehistoric Well Uncovered At Ancient Hillfort Might Be A Time Capsule Of Archaeological Gold An ancient fresh water well with elaborate spiraling stone steps has been re-discovered on one of Scotland’s most mythologized mountain peaks near Abe...
02:12, 06/20/2019

10 great ancient ruins that track the heavens, from Woodhenge to Chichen Itza Researchers and travelers are paying more attention to archaeoastronomy sites, which operate like giant calendars to note the passing seasons.  ...
17:24, 06/25/2019

Barrier Reef corals help scientists calibrate ancient climate records Corals can help scientists track ancient climate patterns, but new research suggests that traditional analysis methods for analyzing coral's ancient g...
12:00, 06/18/2019

Ancient Romans used molten iron to repair streets before Vesuvius erupted Ancient workers used molten iron to repair Pompeii's streets before the historic and devastating eruption of Mount Vesuvius in A.D. 79, a team of arch...
17:36, 05/15/2019

Have the Ancient Origins of Scotland’s Loch Ness Monster Been Identified on Film? A Scottish filmmaker has published evidence of the “true nature and origins" of the 1450-year-old mystery of the Loch Ness Monster, which he discovere...
04:36, 07/08/2019

Ancient Japanese Queen Himiko may have Burned Animal Bones to Tell the Future Archaeologists believe that a burnt boar scapula found in the ruins of Makimuku in Japan in 2015 may tie the ancient shaman Queen Himiko and leaders o...
18:48, 05/17/2019

Neuro-imaging and Ancient Engravings Allow Experts to Understand Prehistoric Thinking Researchers in France have used neuroimaging to monitor the impact of prehistoric engravings on modern human brains. ...
03:12, 07/16/2019

Ghana's floating village is trying to balance its ancient traditions in a modern world With stilt structures over water and houses built from branches of raffia palm, Nzulezo in Jomoro district of western Ghana could pass for a less elab...
09:36, 05/24/2019

Fiction: A Kenyan Woman Probes Ancient Links Between Africa and Asia The heroine of Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor’s novel “The Dragonfly Sea” embarks on a journey to China that will lead her back to her homeland, and a devotion...
12:36, 05/09/2019

Newly discovered ancient predator named after Han Solo’s Millennium Falcon Hundreds of fossils of a primordial sea creature with rake-like claws and a head resembling the Millennium Falcon spaceship of “Star Wars” fame have b...
07:48, 08/01/2019

High times in ancient China revealed in funerary cannabis discovery Marijuana chemical residue has been found in incense burners apparently used during funerary rites at a mountainous site in western China in about 500...
12:00, 06/12/2019

Amid ancient Roman ruins, Fendi remembers designer Lagerfeld On a catwalk overlooking the Colosseum, Italian luxury label Fendi paid homage to Karl Lagerfeld late on Thursday with a fashion show of 54 new looks ...
08:12, 07/05/2019

Ancient Afghan citadel collapses, cultural heritage sites at risk An ancient tower dating back 2,000 years in the historic Afghan city of Ghazni collapsed this week, local officials said, raising concerns about the v...
01:12, 06/15/2019

CBP officers seize ancient Egyptian mummy linen at northern border U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers in Michigan seized five jars of ancient Egyptian mummy linen coming illegally through the northern border ...
03:00, 06/27/2019

Archaeologists unearth probable origins of ancient Greece in groundbreaking discovery The excavations and analysis of the finds are being directed by British archaeologists Professor Colin Renfrew and Michael Boyd, both of Cambridge Uni...
03:12, 07/11/2019

Scientists Sequenced the Genes of Ancient Plague Bacteria That Spread the 'First Pandemic' Scientists have gained some insight into one of the first known calamities to visit mankind: a two century-long pandemic caused by the bacterial disea...
17:12, 06/06/2019

UNESCO names ancient Babylon city a World Heritage Site The UN body has described the ancient city as a "unique testimony to one of the most influential empires of the ancient world." After years of damagin...
19:12, 07/05/2019

Civita di Bagnoregio - Italy’s Most Enchanting and Surreal Ancient Town Is Dying Civita di Bagnoregio is a small town located in Viterbo, a province in the central Italian region of Lazio. The town is situated about 120 kilometers ...
11:24, 06/14/2019

Ancient Attraction: Mesoamerican Sculptors Created Magnetic Stone Figures Researchers from the world-famous Harvard University in America have made an astounding discovery in Guatemala.   ...
19:48, 05/07/2019

Greek site of ancient synagogue confronts anti-Semitic past A town in Greece is grappling with its history. Tourists now flock to sites that the townspeople of Veria often don't even know about. Authorities hav...
05:36, 05/01/2019

Ancient War Goblin Henry Kissinger Defends Olympics In Los Angeles Times Every global-scale sporting event exists in a strange standoff with itself. On one side is the inevitable bloat and graft and soul-deep cynicism that ...
14:48, 06/27/2019

Ancient tower collapses in Afghanistan, other cultural sites remain at risk GHAZNI, Afghanistan – An ancient tower dating back 2,000 years in the historic Afghan city of Ghazni collapsed this week, local officials said, ...
15:00, 06/15/2019

Breakthrough Discovery of DNA in Ancient Water Burials Clearly Identifies Sámi People During the Iron Age, around 300 AD, something extraordinary was initiated in Levänluhta area in Isokyrö, SW Finland. The deceased were buried in a lak...
20:12, 06/11/2019

Silence is Golden: Ancient Monks Couldn’t Even Find Peace and Quiet In our contemporary world, noise pollution has reached dangerous levels. But even in what many reminisce as “quieter times” in the “more peaceful” pas...
18:36, 06/16/2019

Grave of ancient Christian 'prince' reveals its treasures, is UK’s 'King Tut’s tomb' Archaeologists in the U.K. have revealed new details of the earliest Christian royal burial ever found in Britain, which they compared to the famous K...
12:12, 05/10/2019

Fingerprints of Ancient Masons Reveal Advanced Iron Age Construction Technique Sometimes a discovery really brings the past alive. One such is the recent discovery of 3000-year old fingerprints that have been found in the United ...
20:00, 05/29/2019

The Grand Architect: The Sacred Link Between Architecture and the Divine Across Ancient Cultures In 1892, architect W.R. Lethaby wrote: “The main purpose and burden of sacred architecture - and all architecture, temple, tomb, or palace... ...
15:36, 07/05/2019

Ancient urine reveals early prehistory of domestic sheep and goats Stone Age farmers living in Turkey became more reliant on domestic sheep and goats over a 1000-year period, according to a study of the animals’ prese...
05:49, 04/28/2019

Judge: California couple must pay nearly $600k for uprooting, killing an ancient oak tree A northern California couple was ordered to pay nearly $600,000 after uprooting a 180-year-old oak tree for their new home.     &...
12:12, 05/10/2019

Children's teeth reveal previously unknown ancient humans in Siberia DNA from a pair of 31,000 year old children’s teeth found near the Yana River has led to the discovery of a previously unknown group of ancient Siberi...
10:24, 06/05/2019

Ancient Egyptian Tomb to be Cut Up and Moved to Tourist Hotspot, Sparking Fury A well-preserved Ancient Egyptian tomb is being relocated to a museum sparking a wave of resistance among archaeologists who are concerned that it mig...
13:12, 08/09/2019

Stop saying 'Minecraft Earth' is essentially 'Pokémon Go' Minecraft Earth is a mobile AR game, but that doesn't mean it's Pokémon Go. Yes, it uses a mobile device. Yes, it superimposes digit...
18:00, 06/11/2019

Sand on Mars moves in ways not seen on Earth A University of Arizona team created the most detailed analysis of sand movement on Mars with NASA Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter data, finding it’...
10:48, 05/23/2019

| Population of Earth to reach 9.7 billion in 2050: UN The world population is expected to climb to 9.7 billion in 2050 from 7.7 billion today, with the population of sub-Saharan Africa doubling, a United ...
00:24, 06/19/2019

CBS All Access announces The Man Who Fell To Earth series Director Nicolas Roeg’s the Man Who Fell To Earth from 1976 isn’t a perfect film, but it is a David Bowie film. That alone has made it worthy of being...
03:48, 08/02/2019

What If An Asteroid Was About To Hit Earth? Scientists Ponder Question Here's a hypothetical: a telescope detects an asteroid between 100 and 300 meters in diameter racing through our solar system at 14 kilometers per sec...
01:24, 04/30/2019

Population Of Earth To Reach 9.7 Billion In 2050: UN The world population is expected to climb to 9.7 billion in 2050 from 7.7 billion today, with the population of sub-Saharan Africa doubling, a United ...
21:12, 06/17/2019

Could you be charged on Earth for killing someone in outer space? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conc...
05:12, 08/06/2019

Easy 'Nudges' Aren't Enough to Save the Earth We all love to do our part to fix big problems, especially when our part is something easy and feel-good. But nudges can backfire, leading us to belie...
12:48, 05/23/2019

We need to rediscover the wonder of space exploration to save Earth Going into space invites us to consider our position as the dominant species on a fragile planet, and how hard we must fight for it, says Richard Webb...
11:36, 05/15/2019

Another asteroid is hurtling toward Earth, but astronomers say it’ll miss us If you’ve been wringing your hands and saying your goodbyes in advance of the visit from asteroid 2006 QV89 later this year, you can relax. The ...
23:24, 07/17/2019

NASA says now is a great time to leave Earth When you’re planning on taking a trip it pays to plan ahead, and one of the first things you should do is check the weather forecast. The same i...
09:36, 06/13/2019

‘God of Chaos’ asteroid to buzz Earth in 2029 A 1,110-foot-wide asteroid named for the Egyptian god of chaos will fly past Earth in 2029 within the distance of some orbiting spacecraft, according ...
04:36, 05/02/2019

The children have invented a new way to use swings and will now leave Earth behind Most adults tell kids how much easier it is for them to be young now than it was “back in their day.” In 2019, with our environment terminally ill and...
13:36, 08/05/2019

Let’s sort the Earth out first before reaching for other planets | Letters Readers respond to the 50th anniversary of the moon landings and the future of space explorationMy husband and I felt a little discombobulated when we...
10:36, 07/21/2019

Here’s how we can change the Earth’s orbit to escape the expanding sun In the Chinese science fiction film The Wandering Earth, recently released on Netflix, humanity attempts to change the Earth’s orbit using enormous th...
08:48, 05/17/2019

Scientists look for answers to earth's beginning under the moonscape As countries and companies rush to build infrastructure on the moon, some researchers are planning to dig under its rocky soil to unlock mysteries abo...
12:48, 07/15/2019

Walking Around Minecraft Earth Feels Amazing I’ve been a casual player of both Minecraft and of the augmented reality game Pokémon Go, so when Minecraft Earth was announced as an augmented realit...
09:24, 06/12/2019

Mars may have hosted life before Earth: study A new study suggests that life may have existed on Mars hundreds of millions of years prior to its emergence on Earth. The Red Planet may have been ri...
15:48, 06/26/2019

Earth As Seen By Chandrayaan 2: ISRO Releases First Set Of Pics Indian space agency ISRO has released a set of four stunning images of Earth that were taken by Chandrayaan 2 between 10.58 pm and 11.07 pm yesterday,...
04:36, 08/04/2019

Earth may be partly made of rocks from elsewhere in the galaxy We’ve only seen one interstellar object, a rock called ‘Oumuamua that passed by in 2017, but they may be crucial to speeding up the planet-building pr...
08:12, 04/28/2019

Continents on early Earth rose from the sea, then disappeared According to a new model, Earth's first continents emerged much earlier than previously thought. After emerging from the planet's primordial oceans, t...
09:48, 07/01/2019

If Silicon Valley were a country, it would be among the richest on Earth With $128,308 per capita in annual gross domestic product, Silicon Valley residents out-produce almost every nation on the planetWere it real, the Sul...
10:24, 05/01/2019

Asteroid Ryugu is so dry we may have to rethink how Earth got water The first results from Japan’s Hayabusa-2 mission show that the asteroid Ryugu is surprisingly dry, which may have implications for how life began on ...
08:12, 04/28/2019

Microsoft unveils Minecraft Earth, the new AR hotness In celebration of Minecraft‘s tenth anniversary, Microsoft played its Pokemon GO card and released an augmented reality phone app that shows the game ...
00:36, 05/18/2019

Scientists say this massive asteroid definitely won’t destroy Earth… yet If the thought of an asteroid careening toward Earth keeps you up at night you can breathe a little easier today, as scientists have now ruled out a p...
20:12, 08/14/2019

The coldest places on Earth in the dead of summer Yes, it’s hot out there, but not everywhere. There are plenty of places in the world where you need a sweater and gloves, even in summer.  ...
11:48, 07/31/2019

Astronomers warn of solar ‘superflare’ that could hit Earth Like all life on Earth, we owe a lot to the Sun. Without it, we wouldn’t be here, but it also has the power to make things pretty rough on us if...
17:00, 06/12/2019

Earth’s water came from a collision 4 billion years ago Water arrived on Earth at exactly the same time that the moon was created over 4 billion years ago, according to a new study. This phenomenon is thoug...
11:24, 05/23/2019

Earth's magnetic poles probably won't flip within our lifetime Contrary to recent reports, new research suggests the next reversal of Earth’s magnetic pole won’t happen in a human lifetime and could take tens of t...
12:00, 08/07/2019

Earth Photo 2019 – the shortlisted artists Contenders for prizes in the competition developed jointly by Forestry England and the Royal Geographical Society. The photographs will be displayed a...
03:12, 06/25/2019

Jupiter's moons will be visible from Earth this month: Here's what you need to know The largest planet in the solar system will be on full display in June – and stargazers won’t need a high-powered telescope to get a good view, NASA s...
05:24, 06/07/2019

‘Double asteroid’ snapped zooming by Earth at 43,000 mph A unique “double asteroid” was photographed by a powerful telescope as it whizzed by Earth last month at over 43,000 mph. The asteroid, classified as ...
18:00, 06/04/2019

Why Low-Earth Orbit Satellites Are the New Space Race Elon Musk made headlines in 2018 when he launched his old car toward Mars aboard one of his Space Exploration Technologies Corp. rockets. He got less ...
16:48, 08/09/2019

Robert Downey Jr. wants to clean up Earth using nanotech Robert Downey Jr. took to the stage at Amazon's Re:MARS conference to talk about his goals for the future of the environment. The actor said that...
04:36, 06/05/2019

‘He'd like to see peace on Earth’: how a dog became mayor of a California town Idyllwild’s highest-ranking official may not have political power, but he has the tiny town’s heart in his pawsThe mayor of Idyllwild, California, was...
23:48, 06/04/2019

Earth is still rumbling, but worst should be over for California quakes The Mojave Desert shuddered and rumbled Sunday, but experts tried to ease fears that another massive quake would soon slam south-central California. ...
18:36, 07/07/2019

New Campaign Is Asking Every Country on Earth to Name Distant Worlds A new campaign headed by the International Astronomical Union (IAU) called IAU100 NameExoWorlds will allow each country in the world to name a star an...
15:12, 06/07/2019

There Is Nothing on Earth We Want to See Less Than Jerry Falwell Jr.'s 'Personal' Photos Former Trump lawyer and current prison inmate Michael Cohen said in a recording earlier this year that he helped conservative scumbag Jerry Falwell Jr...
19:36, 05/07/2019

Worst should be over from California quakes, but Earth is still rumbling The Mojave Desert shuddered and rumbled Sunday, but experts were easing fears that another massive quake would soon slam south-central California. &#...
13:36, 07/07/2019

We’ve surrounded the Earth with surveillance satellites, but who is that good for? It was only on the fourth orbit, when the spacecraft’s orientation had changed, that they had the vision for which their mission will always be rememb...
02:36, 07/20/2019

| US track championships set for fastest show on earth The United States athletics championships are set to be the fastest show on earth this week as a new generation of sprinting stars take centre stage....
01:48, 07/24/2019

EU nations are living far beyond the Earth's means: report The European Union's 28 countries consume the Earth's resources faster than they can be renewed and none of them has sustainable consumption policies,...
11:00, 05/09/2019

The Deep-Sea Dragonfish Has One of the Most Terrifying Smiles on Earth Scientists have shined a light on one of the creepier denizens of the deep sea, a pitch-black creature that can turn itself into a living lamp called ...
13:24, 06/05/2019

Earth's mantle is magnetic, researchers find Scientists assumed Earth's mantle, the layer stretching from the crust to a depth of 255 miles, was magnetically dead. New research suggests they were...
12:24, 06/06/2019

Jupiter will soon be so close to Earth you’ll be able to see its moons without a telescope Jupiter, the mighty “king” of the planets in our solar system, is regularly visible for those who know where and when to look for it, but ...
10:36, 06/06/2019

LightSail 2 sends its first signals back to Earth So far, it's been smooth sailing for the LightSail 2. The solar spacecraft is orbiting on its own after being delivered to space last week aboard...
01:12, 07/05/2019

Ancient Iraqi city of Babylon designated UNESCO World Heritage Site The ancient city of Babylon, first referenced in a clay tablet from the 23rd century B.C., was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site on Friday, afte...
19:24, 07/05/2019

Tourists at ancient temple in Bali blasted for ‘disgusting’ actions with holy water An Instagram-famous couple from the Czech Republic has been blasted for their “disgusting” actions with holy water at an ancient temple in Bali after ...
19:00, 08/13/2019

Distant object at edge of Solar System is an ancient fragment from 4.5 billion years ago It's a rather uninspiring object, with no moons, rings or dust clouds in orbit around it; nor is there any evidence of an atmosphere.  ...
14:24, 05/16/2019

Latin lovers tune in: Vatican broadcasts news in language of ancient Rome Friends, Romans and Latin lovers - lend the Vatican your ears. Vatican Radio is starting its first regular news bulletin in the language of Caesar and...
13:36, 06/07/2019

Ancient Psychedelics, Robocall Scams, and Space Bezos: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week This was one heck of a week in the tech and science world. Ridesharing giant Uber finally launched its long-awaited IPO, which was a major flop, Faceb...
17:36, 05/12/2019

10-foot-tall 'Jars of the dead' stored human bodies in ancient Laos More than 100 giant stone jars, thought to have been used in burial rituals thousands of years ago, have been rediscovered at ancient sites in forests...
12:36, 05/22/2019

Can elderberries help fight flu symptoms? New study explains how 'ancient remedy' allegedly works The benefits of eating elderberries when you have the flu — especially to fight off symptoms of the nasty virus —  have long been documented. But a ne...
05:51, 04/28/2019

Mexicans turn to ancient Aztec floating gardens to revive mangrove forests In Mexico City, old Aztec floating gardens are still used to grow food. Now, environmentalists think this ancient technology could help restore a coas...
14:48, 06/04/2019

First full satellite survey of devastated ancient Aleppo raises recovery hopes The first comprehensive survey of the devastation inflicted on the ancient Syrian city of Aleppo by years of urban warfare, has been published thanks ...
05:50, 04/28/2019

Chaluka: A Site so Remote, The Ancient Aleutians of Alaska Lived in Peace for Millennia Alaska is often referred to as the last frontier because of its unspoiled nature and sparse population.  ...
02:48, 05/02/2019

Mysterious Glass Beads in Clams Point to Ancient Meteorite Strike Near Florida Since their discovery 13 years ago, scientists have puzzled over the origin of tiny glass beads found inside ancient clam shells. New evidence suggest...
15:12, 07/23/2019

Psychedelic Plants And Tools Of Ancient Bolivian Trippers Discovered In Cave Shelter In 2001, American rapper Afroman released the sensational song “Because I Got High” in which he almost “cleaned his room” but got “high” instead. Now,...
20:36, 05/06/2019

Ancient Skull Fragment Pushes Back Date of Earliest Humans in Europe A comprehensive re-analysis of a skull fragment found in a Greek cave back in the late 1970s suggests early modern humans were present in Eurasia some...
15:24, 07/10/2019

Ancient Chinese Death Rituals Involved Smoking Cannabis Specifically “To Get High” Archaeological evidence gathered at the excavation of ‘eight ancient Chinese tombs’ has finally determined that people were indeed smoking cannabis 2,...
06:24, 06/13/2019

Researchers Discover Ancient “Weapon Making Site” Near Skeleton of Woolly Mammoth Evidence found on an Arctic island shows how 10,000 or more years ago people carved sharp slices off tusks to use for killing and cutting. Palaeontolo...
14:24, 06/24/2019

How ancient Chinese therapy helped Londoner Eden Silva compete at Wimbledon A Londoner playing in Wimbledon for the first time revealed how she is relying on ancient Chinese medicine after suffering a potentially career-ending...
17:24, 07/02/2019

Ancient Knowledge from Irish Manuscripts Used to Track Volcanic Activity and Climate Change Using voluminous data left behind by our ancestors, modern scientists have discovered a correlation between volcanic activity and periods of bitterly ...
02:48, 07/05/2019

Ancient East African rocks offer clues to a rare type of volcano Rocks recovered from a remote mountainside in East Africa have offered scientists fresh insights into an unusual type of volcano -- a type of volcanis...
15:12, 05/23/2019

Natural high: Brazil's Guarana growers ditch chemicals for ancient knowledge For the Guarana growers of the Amazon, the caffeine-rich berries aren't just a fortifying brew but part of ancient tradition that respects their rainf...
10:36, 06/13/2019

Brexit Bill Threat Continues England’s Ancient History of Debt Defaults Boris Johnson’s threat to withhold payment of the UK’s £39 billion Brexit divorce bill until the EU gives Britain better exit terms has been the sourc...
06:12, 06/17/2019

Ancient Celtic Woman Emerges from Zurich Tree Coffin In Elegant Dress 2,200 years ago an Iron Age woman was buried in what is today Zurich and in her 'Tree Coffin’ she was dressed and draped for a ball…in the afterlife. ...
23:48, 07/30/2019

Lost City of the Kalahari: Experts Search for Traces of Ancient Desert Civilization Today, the Kalahari Desert is known as a very dry place. The word Kalahari in fact comes from a Tswana word which means ‘great thirst’.  ...
13:24, 05/26/2019

U.S. envoy attends opening of ancient East Jerusalem road amid opposition U.S. Ambassador David Friedman and U.S. Middle East special envoy Jason Greenblatt attended the inauguration of an archaeological site in Jerusalem on...
00:36, 07/01/2019

Roman Fort Excavation in England Reveals Lost Road and Ancient Mine Setting this discovery in context, an article on the National Trust website declares that in 2006, the Cornwall and West Devon mining landscape achiev...
13:24, 07/04/2019

Ancient city of Babylon heads list of Unesco world heritage sites UN also names national park in Iceland among sites protected for their value to humanityThe ancient city of Babylon and an Icelandic national park rep...
09:00, 07/05/2019

5,000 Years Ago, Ancient Scientists Used Chemical Reactions to Create Pigments in Altai Mountains Scientists have unlocked intriguing 5,000-year-old secrets of prehistoric illustrators behind the stunning artwork of Karakol. These magnificent paint...
16:00, 06/15/2019

My Sheep Did it! Farmer Blames His Damage of Ancient Earthwork Offa’s Dyke on His Livestock Those readers who have watched the wonderful British animated series about the Welsh farmyard figure, Shaun the Sheep, will know just how mischievous ...
17:36, 07/19/2019

Cutting Stone With Plants: Was the ‘Mythical’ Green Chisel A Real Ancient Tool? Archaeology is not an exact science. It is full of doubts, uncertainties, surprises, and unanswered questions. One of its unsolved mysteries concerns ...
19:12, 06/26/2019

Traces of Crawling in Italian Cave Reveal Ancient Human Social Behavior Evidence of crawling in an Italian cave system sheds new light on late Stone Age human behavior in groups, especially when exploring new grounds, says...
21:12, 05/15/2019

Daily lives of ancient Greeks revealed in Acropolis museum’s huge archaeological dig Museum’s new exhibition space is an excavation site with villas, workshops and bathhousesThe pride – and purpose – of the Acropolis Museum has always ...
06:00, 06/08/2019

Google Wants to Use AI to Track Pollution from Every Power Plant on Earth Satellites are our eyes in the sky or, er, in space. Now, a coalition of groups is turning to satellites and AI technology to help monitor emissions f...
12:12, 05/10/2019

| Russian, North American astronauts return to earth The first crew to blast off to the International Space Station following a launch accident that deepened doubts over Russia's space programme returned...
10:00, 06/25/2019

China hints at cutting off US from rare earth minerals The Chinese government threatened Wednesday to limit exports of rare earths — chemical components used in various types of high-tech equipment — as pa...
08:48, 05/29/2019

Humans Have Transformed 70 Percent of Land on Earth. We Have a Choice for What We Do Next In what feels like it’s becoming a regular ritual in self-flagellation, scientists have released a new special report documenting the perilous state o...
05:36, 08/09/2019

Earth’s Food Supply Is Under Threat. These Fixes Would Go a Long Way. The food production system accounts for up to a third of greenhouse gas emissions. But if agriculture is done right, experts say, it can actually be a...
16:48, 08/09/2019

NY’s Earth Day ‘trash blitz’ hauled in 8,600 bags of garbage ALBANY, N.Y. — State officials say last month’s Earth Day “trash blitz” conducted by transportation department employees resulted in...
04:00, 05/10/2019

Mother Earth Opens Up and Greedily Gulps Down a Delicious Car Just in case you’ve been doubting the powerful and prodigious hunger of Mother Earth, our planet, devourer of cars, please take a moment to inspect th...
13:48, 07/10/2019

Earth's helium is running out and it has dire consequences for science Helium's essential for party balloons, but also for MRI scanners, physics experiments and space rockets. But supplies on Earth are getting dangerously...
09:48, 07/10/2019

The secrets of how sharks survived so many of Earth's mass extinctions Vegetarianism and liking underwater volcanoes have helped sharks survive for half a billion years. But can they use their skills to cope with climate ...
09:24, 06/28/2019

| GALLERY: Astronaut trio back on Earth after 6 months NASA astronaut Anne McClain, veteran cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko of Roscosmos, and Canadian Space Agency record-holder David Saint-Jacques touch down nea...
10:00, 06/25/2019

'Iron Man' Unveils Tech Initiative to Save Earth Robert Downey Jr. has announced a new initiative called The Footprint Coalition that would help clean up the planet using advanced technologies like a...
09:12, 06/05/2019

A huge asteroid will squeak by Earth in 2029, and you’ll be able to see it without a telescope Roughly a decade from now, a rather sizable space rock is going to have a very close encounter with Earth — on Friday the 13th, no less. On Apri...
03:36, 05/02/2019

Terrawatch: snowball Earth – when glaciers reached the tropics Rock deposits show there have been many times when the planet has been covered in iceOnce upon a time, about 650m years ago, our planet was covered in...
08:00, 05/01/2019

The forgotten riches of the most densely biodiverse country on Earth Colombia is home to more birds, amphibians and butterflies than anywhere else. Human conflict preserved them – and in peace they now face new threats...
05:47, 04/28/2019

Scientists Are Mapping the Industrial Hums That Travel Through the Earth Across the U.S., industrial machinery creates a constant underground hum that sends vibrations through the surface of the Earth. Scientists are now ma...
08:00, 04/30/2019

Massive double asteroid will cruise by Earth later this week Most space rocks that pass nearby Earth are solo travelers making their way around the Sun and slipping past our planet as they do so. Asteroid 1999 K...
17:36, 05/22/2019

Physics indicates some of Earth’s earliest animals helped each other feed Enlarge / The result of a fluid mechanics simulation with multiple Erniettas. (credit: Dave Mazierski) What drove the evolution of the earliest anim...
17:00, 06/21/2019

Australian rare-earth ore processor wants to build a plant in the US Enlarge / Construction takes place at the site of Lynas Corp.'s Advanced Materials Plant in the Gebeng Industrial Zone near Kuantan, Malaysia, on Thur...
07:36, 05/26/2019

Valedictorian delivers scorched-earth graduation speech A California valedictorian delivered a scorched-earth graduation speech in which she thanked her guidance counselor for having “absolutely no ro...
13:24, 06/13/2019

NASA needs your help to bring an asteroid sample back to Earth NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission has already accomplished a lot since arriving at the space rock known as Bennu late last year. The spacecraft successf...
18:24, 05/23/2019

The oceans are very slowly draining into the rock below Earth's crust Ever since the breakup of the supercontinent Pangaea, sea water has been flowing deep into the planet, causing sea levels to fall over millions of yea...
05:36, 05/24/2019

The ancestor of all creatures on Earth lived a lukewarm lifestyle We thought that the Last Universal Common Ancestor of all living things was adapted to live in scorching heat, but a new study suggests it was missing...
05:47, 04/28/2019

A Startup Says It Can Automate Perfect Weed Even as the Earth Burns Over the years, a number of companies have claimed to make “the first” smartphone-controlled, automated home grow system. But I have thus far been onl...
18:36, 06/12/2019

Football field-sized asteroid could hit Earth this year An enormous asteroid with a diameter wider than a football field has a roughly one in 7,000 chance of hitting the Earth later this year. However, it&#...
18:24, 06/06/2019

The Latest: China media suggest ‘rare earth’ use against US SHENZHEN, China (AP) — The Latest on Huawei’s motion challenging the constitutionality of a law that limits U.S. sales of its telecom equipment ...
05:36, 05/29/2019

Nearby 'Super-Earth' may be habitable, NASA suggests NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite has made several discoveries in recent days, including a planet with three suns and a sun with three plan...
14:12, 08/01/2019

The Authority is Earth’s last hope in this The Wild Storm #23 exclusive The Wild Storm is rapidly approaching its conclusion, and the book’s final chapters have introduced a new third party to disrupt the intensifying war ...
12:24, 05/28/2019

It took an incredibly long time for the Earth’s poles to flip If you’re looking for some kind of apocalyptic scenario to get anxious about, the Earth’s poles flipping is as good a nightmare as any. Sc...
23:12, 08/08/2019

Trump Administration Joins Climate Change in War Against Earth It’s no secret that the Trump administration is actively antagonistic toward the reality of climate change. But according to a New York Times story pu...
08:24, 05/28/2019

Canadian Arctic fossils are oldest known fungus on Earth Fungus is half a billion years older than previous record holder found in WisconsinTiny fossils found in mudrock in the barren wilderness of the Canad...
10:24, 05/22/2019

Life in the fastest warming place on earth - podcast In the world’s northernmost town, temperatures have risen by 4C since 1971, devastating homes, wildlife and even the cemetery. India Rakusen and Jon W...
23:12, 07/01/2019

Brrrr! The 52 coldest places on Earth in the dead of summer Yes, it’s hot out there, but not everywhere. There are plenty of places in the world where you need a sweater and gloves, even in summer.  ...
11:48, 07/30/2019

Scientists think light and noise from Earth could attract aliens Since the first use of electric lamps in the 19th century, society hasn’t looked back. Homes and streets are lit at all hours so that people can go ab...
18:48, 08/10/2019

3 astronauts head to Earth from International Space Station A Soyuz spacecraft carrying astronauts from Canada, Russia and the United States has undocked from the International Space Station and is headed back ...
18:24, 06/24/2019