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For the first time ever, astronomers have spotted evidence of an exoplanet circling a superdense stellar corpse known as a white dwarf, a new study reports.
A spacecraft buzzing past the Sun has caught the best-ever glimpse of the birthplace of the solar wind — the stream of energized particles that floods outwards from the star.
Modern technology is illuminating tattoos on mummified, ancient Egyptians that until now had gone unnoticed.
Scientists say they‘ve deciphered features of the skull and some other details of a mysterious, extinct cousin of Neanderthals by analyzing its DNA.
A group of planetary defense advocates is asking European governments to fund a mission to a near Earth asteroid, three years after a similar mission failed to win approval.
Japanese researchers discovered 143 stunning geoglyphs of humans, birds, camels and other animals etched into the desert in southern Peru around the mysterious Nazca Lines.
Footprint evidence of human-megafauna interactions is extremely rare. Researchers from Cornell used a method called ground-penetrating radar to “see” potential footprints.
A Japanese spacecraft left a distant asteroid on Wednesday after successfully completing its mission to gather soil samples and data that could provide clues to the origins of the solar system.
Tiny fragments of an asteroid located more than 200 million miles from Earth could hold the key to discovering the origins of the world’s oceans.
PARIS — A team of scientists who last week announced have created a virtual-reality tour that allows users to “teleport” themselves inside the structure and explore its architecture.
Researchers have uncovered fascinating new insights into an ancient mountaintop settlement high up in the Peruvian Andes, which pre-dates the famous Inca site of Machu Picchu.
If organisms were transferred from Mars to Earth on a meteorite billions of years ago, they could have been the original seeds of life on our own planet. If so, we could all literally be Martians.
Humanity can very easily learn how to save lives when a destructive asteroid appears – and not by blowing it up or changing its course.
Cosmic rays unveiled a hidden chamber within the Great Pyramid. Muons, the high-energy particles generated when collide with our atmosphere, where used to explore inside without moving a stone.