NASA — New observations by the MESSENGER spacecraft provide compelling support for the long-held hypothesis that Mercury harbors abundant water ice and other frozen volatile materials in its permanently shadowed […]
Sci-News.com — Dr Rogério Bertani, a tarantula specialist with the Instituto Butantan in Sao Paulo, has reported the discovery of nine species of tree-dwelling tarantulas from Central and Eastern Brazil, […]
A crow was caught on camera using a sequence of tools to get to food. I, for one, welcome our new crow overlords.
Update 10/15/2012 Felix Baumgartner has done what no other man on Earth (or the skies above it, for that matter) has ever done before: he made the highest and fastest […]
New Scientist — An 11-year-old Russian boy stumbled across the 30,000-year-old remains of a woolly mammoth, an experience that was surely either incredibly exciting or permanently traumatising. According to the […]
What can all those switches/buttons possibly do?
ScienceNews.org — NASA’s Voyager 1 spacecraft, launched 35 years ago on September 5, 1977, is bracing for a controlled plunge into interstellar space. Soon the craft will leave the solar […]