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.
Satellite reveals remnants of ancient continents under Antarctica's ice
November 10, 2018, 8:57 a.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Researchers also learned more about Antarctica in the process.