The Near Earth Object Coordination Centre has upped the risk level for one of the 19,563 asteroids and 107 comets listed as passing through the Earth’s neighbourhood.
Beyond being awesome in every sense of the word, these mammoth species are crucial to keeping their respective ecosystems balanced — and about 60 percent of them are hopelessly doomed.
Eminent Siberian archeologist Professor Mikhail Shunkov challenges Western claims casting doubt on this being the work of ancient Denisovans.
Around 9,000 years ago Clovis-associated individuals were “almost completely replaced” by a population that now resembles modern day indigenous individuals in South America.
Once, about 300 million years ago, when southern Africa was joined at South America’s hip, this now arid region was covered in a wide expanse of glaciers.
Iridium, a metal associated with the asteroid that ended the Cretaceous era can act like a stealth bomb, entering the nucleus of a cancer cell.
The mummies were found inside four nine-metre deep burial chambers in the desert province of Minya, south of Cairo.
A YouGov poll indicated that a third of Americans aged 18 to 24 were unsure of the shape of our planet, in spite of scientific proofs from Pythagoras to Nasa.
While these relatives are extinct, their legacy lives on in the modern humans who carry fragments of their DNA and in the tiny artifacts and bones they left behind.
The heavy bombardment of terrestrial planets by asteroids from space has contributed to the formation of the early evolved crust on Earth that later gave rise to continents.
Jeff Bond, a Yukon geologist, says this is the first time a map of Beringia has included lakes, rivers and drainages.
Paul Andrew Hutton is Distinguished Professor of History at the University of New Mexico. His latest book is “The Apache Wars.”
‘Genocide-generated drop in CO2’ resulted from abandoned farmland turning into forests that sucked climate-warming gas from atmosphere.