Eerie ancient spider fossils still have spooky glowing eyes
February 12, 2019, 11:45 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Their reflective eyes likely gave them superior night vision.
This rock brought back from the moon likely came from Earth
January 25, 2019, 6:28 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Even though it's not technically a moon rock, it could still offer valuable new knowledge.
Planetary collision seeded elements for life on Earth, study says
January 25, 2019, 9:55 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
Researchers say the smashup also led to the creation of our moon.
Saturn's famous rings may not have existed when dinosaurs first evolved
January 18, 2019, 11:23 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
If dinosaurs had telescopes and had pointed them at Saturn, they might have seen a ringless world.
Mystery of why the bottom of the Pacific Ocean is getting colder might finally be solved
January 4, 2019, 9:47 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
It's the perfect example of how Earth's systems operate on long timescales.
At least this year wasn't as bad as A.D. 536 — the worst year in human history
December 26, 2018, 11:28 a.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
What made A.D. 536 so awful for humans? We lost the sun.
Gemstone turns out to be fossil of an unknown dinosaur
December 5, 2018, 8:05 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
An opal unearthed in Australia just became even more valuable.
Primates might have first evolved in ... North America?
November 29, 2018, 5:59 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
A startling find in Wyoming radically changes our theories about the distant origins of our taxonomic order.
'Unicorn' DNA has been collected and analyzed for the first time
November 26, 2018, 7:58 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
The so-called 'Siberian unicorn' isn't as closely related to modern rhinos as once thought.
Living things unlike anything else on Earth found in random dirt sample
November 21, 2018, 6:01 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
A whole new kingdom will need to be created to classify them.
A massive impact crater has been hiding under Greenland's ice sheet
November 15, 2018, 12:11 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
The crater measures 1,000 feet deep and more than 19 miles in diameter, making it one of the 25 largest impact craters on Earth.