Last year, scientists with NASA’s Dawn mission made a startling discovery when they detected complex chains of carbon molecules – organic material essential for life – in patches on the surface of Ceres.
An annual conference on consciousness in the Arizona desert takes an anything-goes approach to some seriously wacky theories.
The supercomputer — which fills a server room the size of two tennis courts — can spit out answers to 200 quadrillion calculations per second, or 200 petaflops.
Animal bones found alongside the pipe were dated to between 1685 and 1530 B.C.E., indicating the pipe is the earliest evidence yet of tobacco smoking in North America.
Before colonization, Two-Spirits were the balance-keepers blessed to be able to see life through male and female eyes.
The latest Supreme Court case coincides with a resurgence of interest among a new generation of scholars and activists who are learning about and reviving indigenous food systems.
Charlotte Caldwell says she and her epileptic son Billy are effectively in exile due to ‘horrendous’ drugs policy.
For the first time, astronomers have directly imaged the formation and expansion of a jet of material ejected when the gravity of a supermassive black hole ripped apart a star that wandered too close.
Looting of artefacts has always been a sign of military might or economic power. Over millennia, conquering generals would take away with them trophies to adorn their cities.
Neuroscientists have located the cells that help reprogram long-lasting memories of traumatic experiences towards safety, a first in neuroscience.
The remains will be transferred to the children’s descendants in Wyoming, Montana, North Dakota and South Dakota, who requested the exhumations.
The well-preserved (and nearly complete) skeleton was unearthed in Yixian County, has been dated to approximately 126 million years ago, and has been identified as eutherian.
According to Darnell, the inscriptions found on the rock slabs represent the earliest form of writing in Egypt, which was a precursor to the hieroglyphic script.
Data from NeoWISE has come under fierce criticism from a former Microsoft chief technologist, who has accused NASA of using shoddy methods and even doctoring data.