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.
Dave, author of the novel Trade Winds to Meluha concludes with a plea for education and a rekindled awareness of the positive lessons we can draw from ancient Indus practice.
Using a large survey of stars instead of just models, astronomers have now determined the disk of our galaxy to be 200,000 light-years across — twice as large as was believed a decade ago.
The most exciting structural find was a perfectly preserved hearth constructed of orthostats, a base slab and packing stones.
Researchers just found four frogs preserved in amber at nearly 100 million years old suggesting frogs have been hanging out in the rainforest much longer than previously shown.
The court tied 4-4 in a case pitting Washington state against the northwestern state’s 21 Native American tribes.
Geochemical analyses of ancient turquoise artifacts refute long-held claims that it was imported to Mexico from US.
Tribal leaders fear a border wall as envisioned by Trump will sever access to the Rio Grande river’s water, spoiling religious traditions and ruining ancient culture for the tribes.
The asteroid belt is rich with precious metals. There are already plans for asteroid mining but could we ever build a colony on one?
More than 100 researchers describe their work and the struggles they face, including gender bias and achieving a positive work–life balance.