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.
Mysterious Texas canines have 'ghost' DNA of red wolves
December 26, 2018, 8:21 a.m. by Russell McLendon
Genetic relics from a 'ghost population' of red wolves seem to live on in these coyote-like creatures.
Astronomers just found the most distant object in our solar system, so they named it 'Farout'
December 18, 2018, 2:45 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
The slow-moving object is about 120 astronomical units away, or around 11,160,000,000 miles.
You've heard of black holes, but what about white holes?
December 17, 2018, 4:13 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
White holes that spew matter out rather than suck it in might explain the biggest mysteries of the cosmos.
There's a massive ecosystem twice the size of the world's oceans beneath our feet
December 10, 2018, 4 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
'It’s like finding a whole new reservoir of life on Earth,' says one of the scientists behind the 10-year study.
Global CO2 emissions hit record high in 2018, as Greenland ice melt goes into 'overdrive'
December 7, 2018, 11:57 a.m. by Russell McLendon
Humanity is not only moving too slowly in curbing CO2 emissions — we're moving the wrong direction.
The Leaning Tower of Pisa is leaning a bit less these days
December 7, 2018, 9:30 a.m. by Matt Hickman
The bell tower's trademark tilt has decreased by 1.5 inches in under 20 years.
Interactive map plots your address over 750 million years of Earth's history
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