We know that dinosaurs laid eggs, but did they bury their nests as crocodiles do, or leave them open and exposed, like birds? New research has some answers.
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Theoretical calculations by a JPL astronomer suggest that streams of dark matter – passing through Earth – would emerge as ultra-dense filaments or “hairs.”
Winter is coming to northerly latitudes … A beautiful look at an early snowfall.
The planets are still striking before dawn in late November, 2015.
Jupiter’s gravity slings long-period comets out of harm’s way, while nudging some asteroids closer to Earth. And, in 1770, Jupiter took aim on Earth – but missed.
Don’t call them “fire rainbows,” experts say. They’re not rainbows. And they originate with ice, not fire.
And Jeff Bezos, which founded the private spaceflight company, sends his first-ever tweet. Congratulations, Blue Origin!
With COP21 poised to begin in Paris, a new UN report suggests that weather-related disasters were nearly twice as frequent over the past decade as two decades ago.
A lot of dark matter lies between us and these distant galaxies. Light distortion from gravitational lensing creates the “cat.”