Droves of people in America continue to believe the planet is flat and stationary. We wondered what they thought about other planets in our celestial neighborhood…
The varied sex lives of a type of green algae have enabled a University of Adelaide researcher to test a theory of why there are males and females.
At the Sungir Upper Paleolithic site bone jewelry has been discovered and found to serve numerous purposes in the daily lives of our prehistoric ancestors.
Scientists think Psyche could be what’s left of an exposed metal core of a planet very similar to Earth.
In a study published November 29 in the journal PLOS ONE, a group of researchers from across the country predicted that rising sea levels will submerge more than 13,000 archaeological sites in the southeastern United States by 2100.
Newly released research into over 200 eggs and 16 embryos from the pterosaur Hamipterus, including the first computed tomography (CT) scans, eclipses what was previously known about these cousins of the dinosaurs.
Scallops may look like simple creatures, but the seafood delicacy has 200 eyes that function remarkably like a telescope, using living mirrors to focus light, researchers said Thursday.
According to NASA, when the Moon is in that perigee position, it can be up to 14 percent closer to us than it is at apogee – its farthest distance from our planet, also known as the micromoon.
For years the survival of the ancient peoples of the Southwest, the ancestors of the modern Pueblo, were believed to have lived primarily off of corn crops. But in many parts of the region, there was little to no evidence of actual corn growth – and the soil in much of the region appeared to be too poor for cultivating maize.
A group led by Vladislav Zhitenev found out that many items were crafted specifically for burial purposes, while others were worn on a daily basis.
Anchiornis had four wings as well as multiple rows of feathers that could have helped provide some aerodynamic lift.
This “hallucination machine” isn’t just for entertainment; it opens new avenues into research on visual hallucinations, according to a new study.
Researchers have discovered an unexpected painting after graffiti was removed at a cave in the Southern Urals – a double-humped camel. Now they are explaining what it means about Upper Paleolithic travel and art.
Instead of giant teeth and a menacing frame, the fishes that roam in the deepest parts of the ocean are small, translucent, bereft of scales—and highly adept at living where few other organisms can.