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Researchers have now mapped a preserved underwater site off the coast of Sweden. They think it was a lagoon where Mesolithic humans lived during parts of the year.
Scientists have discovered a Great Valley on Mercury, hundreds of miles long and sunken by as much as 2 miles (3 km) below the surrounding terrain.
Time-lapse by the Cassini spacecraft shows methane clouds moving across northern regions of Saturn’s largest moon, Titan, on October 29 and 30.
The Arctic’s multi-year sea ice – ice that survives the summer melt – is weaker and there’s less of it. Satellite images show the difference between 1984 and now.
On Sunday, October 30, NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory caught the moon passing in front of the sun.
These stars produce X-rays at 100 times our sun’s peak levels. They spin so fast they’ve been squashed into pumpkin-like shapes.
Thinking of the ant colony as a superorganism, entomologist Patricia Pietrantonio is searching for the master regulator genes that may help control them.
Remember when they said it would take more than a year for New Horizons to send its data back from Pluto? Now, say scientists, “We have our pot of gold.”
Observations begin tonight with the Green Bank radio telescope. Astronomers are seeking evidence of an extraterrestrial civilization.
Learning to pull strings for food is often used to test the intelligence of apes and birds. Turns out, bees can learn it too, and pass the skill on to other bees.
Focus on stars Betelgeuse and Rigel