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Ancient Origins of the Moon: Was it Once Part of Earth?

The origin of the Moon has been a subject of research for many years and theories about its creation abound. Hypotheses vary from non-scientific proposals, such as that t...

Ancient Origins of the Moon: Was it Once Part of Earth?

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Ancient DNA is Revealing the Origins of Livestock Herding in Africa Visitors to East Africa are often amazed by massive herds of cattle with a gorgeous array of horn, hump and coat patterns. Pastoralism – a way of life centered around herding – is a central part of ma...
07:36, 05/31/2019

DNA from mummy's tomb reveals ancient Egyptian origins of watermelon Painted watermelons adorn the walls of several ancient Egyptian tombs, and now DNA analysis has revealed what their flesh would have looked and tasted like...
20:48, 05/22/2019

Ancient Origins Of North Americans Settled - And Hard Evidence Of “Russian” Collusion Unearthed For at least the last century archaeologists and anthropologists have generally agreed that the first humans arrived in North America having struggled across the icy wastes of Beringia, a vast land ma...
16:36, 06/06/2019

Ancient seabed buried deep in Earth can create diamonds Diamonds are a girl’s best friend, but where exactly do they come from? Small amounts of salt trapped inside diamonds show the precious stones are produced from ancient seabeds that were buried ...
00:48, 06/01/2019

Ancient lunar collision explains the moon's two faces The moon has two faces -- the smoother, Earth-facing side and the rougher side, the dark side of the moon, which is marred by thousands of craters. Now, scientists know why the moon's hemispheres are ...
00:12, 05/21/2019

Massive asteroid with its own moon set to fly by Earth Most space rocks that pass nearby Earth are solo travelers making their way around the sun and slipping past our planet as they do so. Asteroid 1999 KW4, which will make a distant pass of Earth on May...
20:24, 05/23/2019

Ancient space collision caused mysterious Moon 'anomaly' There are two distinct sides (or faces) of the Moon: one is largely marked with craters, while the other is chock full of open basins. Now, a new study suggests that an ancient celestial body is the c...
20:00, 05/22/2019

The moon’s violent birth may have given Earth the ingredients of life We think the moon formed when a Mars-sized object crashed into the young Earth. The same object could also have brought the carbon and other elements we need for life...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Ancient neutron-star crash made enough gold and uranium to fill Earth's oceans Enough gold, uranium and other heavy elements about equal in mass to all of Earth's oceans likely came to the solar system from the collision of two neutron stars billions of years ago, a new study fi...
19:24, 05/13/2019

Jeff Bezos: Blue Origin is going to the moon to ‘save the Earth’ Jeff Bezos talked about why he thinks going to the moon is important and how robots that can grasp things will be an important future tech trend.Read More...
22:12, 06/06/2019

The moon may be made of magma that once covered Earth’s entire surface The moon’s makeup is extremely similar to Earth’s - perhaps because a huge rock smashed into a magma-covered Earth, splashing out the material to make the moon...
18:24, 04/29/2019

Impact that formed the Moon might have splashed into Earth’s magma ocean Enlarge / An early version of the collision model, showing a head-on impact. The Earth and its moon are unique in our Solar System. Earth is the only rocky planet with a large moon, and only the dw...
14:12, 05/02/2019

Trump Gets Trolled After Tweeting That the Moon Is Part of Mars Donald Trump has left people astonished with his knowledge of space and the universe and has become a laughing stock yet again after he claimed that the Moon is a part of Mars....
16:00, 06/08/2019

Trump attacks Nasa and claims the moon is 'a part' of Mars President tweeted Nasa should focus on ‘Mars (of which the Moon is a part)’ over going to the moon, a reversal of previous remarksFollowers of astronomy were in for a surprise on Friday, when Donald T...
22:00, 06/07/2019

Donald Trump Trolled On Twitter After He Says Moon Is A Part Of Mars US President Donald Trump has left people astonished with his knowledge of space and the universe and has become a laughing stock yet again after he claimed that the Moon is a part of Mars....
13:48, 06/08/2019

Moon craters reveal surprise rise in asteroid shrapnel pelting Earth Craters on the moon show that it and Earth faced a massive increase in large meteorite strikes about 290 million years ago, which could have endangered life on the planet...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Collision that formed the moon also brought Earth water, planetary scientists claim Without the moon and water, life on Earth wouldn't be possible. New research out of Germany suggests both were delivered by Theia, which collided with Earth 4.4 billion years ago....
04:24, 05/22/2019

Moon mystery solved? Study suggests giant space rock hit Earth 4.5B years ago A new study suggests that the formation of Earth's Moon may have stemmed from a giant space rock that hit our planet nearly 4.5 billion years ago, while it was still forming....
20:48, 04/30/2019

Trump tweeted that the moon 'is a part' of Mars in bizarre statement criticizing NASA's spending — here's what we think it means AP Photo/Susan Walsh President Donald Trump sent a confusingly-phrased tweet that initially gave the impression he believed the moon was part of Mars "NASA should NOT be talking about going to the ...
03:12, 06/08/2019

Trinamool's Moon Moon Sen Trails Babul Supriyo In Bengal's Asansol Moon Moon Sen, the actor-turned-politician, was the Trinamool's "giant slayer" in 2014. She is trailing BJP's Babul Supriyo in Asansol as the BJP secured a thumping victory in the national elections....
19:00, 05/23/2019

BJP's Babul Supriyo On Verge Of Victory Against Moon Moon Sen In Asansol Union Minister Babul Supriyo, the BJP candidate from Bengal's Asansol, dabbles in a number of roles. He is a singer, television host and even an actor. He joined politics in 2014 and won an unlikely.....
19:00, 05/23/2019

Trinamool's Moon Moon Sen Trails Behind BJP's Babul Supriyo In Asansol Actor-politician Moon Moon Sen, the Trinamool Congress candidate from Bengal's Asansol is trailing behind BJP's Babul Supriyo. Ms Sen was dubbed the "giant killer" after she defeated a nine-time Left....
07:36, 05/23/2019

Virtual reality start-ups offer a VR experience that's part movie theater, part theme park Dreamscape Immersive -- backed by Hollywood's biggest players including IMAX, AMC, Fox and Warner Bros. -- is opening up its first permanent location this weekend in one of Los Angeles' bigg...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Moon Moon Sen Does It Again, Says Kolkata Clashes "Tiny Bit Of Violence" Actor-turned-politician Moon Moon Sen, a Trinamool Congress candidate for the national election, was again accused of making a comment that undermined the violence in Bengal on the last day of voting....
12:36, 05/19/2019

"No Bed Tea...": Moon Moon Sen On Why She Was Unaware Of Asansol Violence As clashes were reported from West Bengal's Asansol in the fourth round of voting today for the national election, Moon Moon Sen, the Trinamool Congress candidate in the seat, said she "hadn't heard.....
09:40, 04/29/2019

Why Earth's water could be older than Earth itself How did water survive Earth's searingly hot birth? A radical new answer turns planetary history on its head – and could revolutionise the search for alien life...
18:36, 04/28/2019

"A Little Violence Happens...": Moon Moon Sen After "Bed Tea" Excuse On a day she made headlines over an ill-advised confession on "bed tea", Moon Moon Sen, the Trinamool Congress candidate in Bengal's Asansol, was heard saying: "A little violence always happens." She....
07:12, 04/30/2019

Full Blue Moon 2019 UK: What is once in a blue moon? 10 superstitious beliefs about the lunar spectacle You may use the phrase "once in a Blue Moon" to describe how often you find a fiver down the back of the sofa, or in reference to how many times you use your gym membership – but where did the saying ...
17:36, 05/16/2019

'Alexa, take me to the moon.' Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin wants to take astronauts to the moon by 2024 Blue Origin, Amazon CEO and Founder Jeff Bezos' rocket venture, is planning a manned mission to the moon, he announced Thursday.        ...
07:24, 05/10/2019

The Surprising Origins of ‘Medicare for All’ When Medicare was created in 1965, few Americans were talking about universal health care. Even fewer realized that the bureaucrats behind the program hoped that it would eventually become that. With ...
22:36, 05/30/2019

Say the Magic Word: The Origins of Abracadabra Magic words are often used by magicians whilst performing magic tricks on stage. One of the most common of these incantations is ‘Abracadabra’. Although this word is known to many, it is likely that f...
07:00, 05/08/2019

The Surprising Origins of Absurd Gaming Hardware In recent years there’s been a schism in gaming hardware design, and you can see it in two distinct approaches to gaming laptops. On the one hand, you have Razer, which is building super thin, sleek l...
20:12, 05/09/2019

Barr Got More Power to Review the Russia Inquiry. Here’s What We Know About Its Origins. The attorney general has the power to declassify intelligence agencies’ secrets as he examines the investigation into Russia’s election interference and ties to Trump associates....
02:24, 05/25/2019

Study of Ceramics Provides New Thinking on Origins of First Peruvian Empire The Andean nation of Peru has been the home of many important pre-Columbian societies. But their origins and development still holds many questions. ...
03:48, 05/23/2019

AP source: Prosecutor to examine Russia probe origins WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr has appointed a U.S. attorney to examine the origins of the Russia investigation and determine if intelligence collection involving the Trump campaign w...
03:48, 05/14/2019

Barr seeks answers in origins of Russia probe Attorney General William Barr told a network television interviewer that he wants answers on how the probe began into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia. (May 17)   &#...
23:12, 05/17/2019

Jim Jordan says AG Barr ‘serious’ about uncovering origins of Russia probe Attorney General William Barr fully intends to go forward with his probe into the origins of the Russia investigation and why federal authorities conducted surveillance on the Trump campaign, House Ju...
09:24, 05/15/2019

U.S. attorney general sets up team to dig into Mueller probe origins U.S. Attorney General William Barr is working with top intelligence officials and a senior federal prosecutor on at least the third inquiry to date into the origins of the Mueller probe of President D...
19:36, 05/14/2019

The Latest: Trump to declassify docs on Russia probe origins WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Trump and the Russia investigation (all times local): 12:40 p.m. President Trump says he will declassify documents related to the origins of the investigation...
19:12, 05/24/2019

Who Invented Peanut Butter? Origins of the Tasty Sandwich Spread Peanut butter is a popular type of food commonly used as a spread, though it may also be used as an ingredient in various recipes. As many already know, peanut butter is made from ground dry roasted p...
01:00, 05/30/2019

CIA and FBI helping Barr to investigate origins of Trump-Russia inquiry Trump: ‘I am so proud that he is looking into it. It’s great’Review to examine intelligence and surveillance methodsThe US attorney general is stepping up inquiries into the origins of the Russia inve...
01:00, 05/15/2019

Donald Trump declassifies docs on Russia probe origins President Trump says he will declassify "millions of pages" of documents related to the origins of the Russia investigation. Leaving Friday for Japan, Trump said the probe was a "hoax" and an "attempt...
22:24, 05/24/2019

Barr Assigns U.S. Attorney in Connecticut to Review Origins of Russia Inquiry The prosecutor has conducted other sensitive investigations into conduct by national security officials, including accusations of C.I.A. detainee abuse....
05:48, 05/14/2019

Barr taps U.S. attorney in Connecticut to investigate origins of Russia probe Barr tapped John H. Durham to work on the review, which is designed at ensuring the U.S. government’s “intelligence collection activities” related to the Trump campaign were “lawful and appropriate.”...
06:12, 05/14/2019

Mark Meadows: Russia investigation's origins 'built on a foundation of sand' The origins of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation are built on a flimsy foundation, according to House Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows....
08:00, 06/07/2019

William Barr Has Appointed a Prosecutor to Examine the Origins of the Russia Probe (WASHINGTON) — Attorney General William Barr has appointed a U.S. attorney to examine the origins of the Russia investigation and determine if intelligence collection involving the Trump campaig...
04:00, 05/14/2019

William Barr appoints US attorney to examine origins of Russia probe Attorney General William Barr has appointed a top Connecticut prosecutor to look into the origins of the Russia probe. US Attorney John Durham was tapped to determine if the government’s methods...
06:12, 05/14/2019

Trump to intelligence: ‘fully cooperate’ with inquiry into Mueller report origins President steps up effort to ‘investigate the investigators’ amid growing Democratic calls for impeachmentDonald Trump is directing the US intelligence community to “quickly and fully cooperate” with ...
05:12, 05/24/2019

U.S. attorney general launches fresh review of origins of Russia probe U.S. Attorney General William Barr is working with top intelligence officials and a senior federal prosecutor on at least the third inquiry to date into the origins of the Mueller probe of President D...
23:36, 05/14/2019

From deadly origins to Trump’s bad deal, an inside look at The Plaza’s secret history As New York City goes, so goes The Plaza. In the same way that the cost of a slice of pizza seems to always be the same as the subway fare, the century-old hotel has had the uncanny ability to act lik...
05:12, 05/29/2019

Barr enlists intelligence chiefs for inquiry into origins of Russia investigation Attorney General William Barr is getting help from top U.S. intelligence officials in his investigation into the origins of the federal Russia investigation....
07:12, 05/15/2019

Scientists dunked test tubes in hot springs to recreate life’s origins Nearly 4 billion years after life arose on Earth, researchers have been trying to recreate the first steps towards life in hot, bubbling pools in New Zealand...
14:24, 05/08/2019

Former FBI official defends investigation of Russia probe's origins: 'When you leak, you have an agenda' Attorney General William Barr's investigation into the Russia probe's origins was "entirely appropriate" and brought hope for finally getting to the bottom of a controversy that dominated the country'...
22:36, 05/17/2019

Barr Again Casts Doubt on Russia Inquiry’s Origins, Aligning With Trump’s Attacks Mr. Barr said his review of the investigation has turned up “inadequate” answers. But some former officials expressed concern he was deliberately undercutting it....
03:00, 05/18/2019

Trump orders intelligence community to cooperate with review on Russia probe origins U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday ordered the intelligence community to cooperate with Attorney General William Barr's review of the events that prompted an investigation into links between the ...
06:36, 05/24/2019

Trump orders intelligence agencies to comply with investigation into origins of Mueller probe President Donald Trump directed the U.S. intelligence community to "quickly and fully cooperate" with Attorney General William Barr's investigation into the origins of special counsel Robert Muel...
05:36, 05/24/2019

US attorney John Durham has been reviewing origins of Russia probe 'for weeks': source The U.S. attorney appointed to examine the origins of the Russia investigation has been working on his review “for weeks,” a person familiar with the process told Fox News on Tuesday....
15:36, 05/14/2019

Research Traces Cannabis Plant Origins to the Tibetan Plateau 28 Million Years Ago A fascinating new study published in the journal Vegetation History and Archaeobotany, on May 14, details the work of a team of researchers from the University of Vermont who present their evidence th...
03:48, 05/23/2019

Copy of Charles Darwin's 'Origins of Species' sells for record half million A presentation copy of Charles Darwin's "Origin of Species" has sold for $500,075 — double the amount expected. The book was originally owned by German botanist Robert Caspary, who received the book f...
05:36, 06/16/2019

Barr has not received 'satisfactory' answers from intelligence community in Russia probe origins review Attorney General Bill Barr said he has not received answers from the intelligence community that are “at all satisfactory” in the early stages of his review into the origins of the Russia investigatio...
22:12, 05/31/2019

Trey Gowdy: Investigators assigned to examine Russia probe origins have 'easy road map' Former congressman Trey Gowdy appeared on "Hannity" Monday where he reacted to Attorney General William Barr appointing  a U.S. attorney to examine the origins of the Russia investigation saying he ha...
06:00, 05/14/2019

Rep. Nunes on Bill Barr's Fox News interview: 'I could take up whole show' with questions on Russia probe's origins Rep. Devin Nunes responded Friday to brand-new information from Attorney General Bill Barr's exclusive Fox News interview, saying he still has a lengthy list of questions about how the FBI's Russia pr...
16:36, 05/17/2019

Attorney General Barr taps Connecticut prosecutor to investigate origins of Mueller probe U.S. Attorney General William Barr has appointed Connecticut's top federal prosecutor to review the steps the Justice Department took in launching an investigation into whether President Donald Trump'...
18:00, 05/14/2019

Trump directs intelligence community to ‘quickly and fully cooperate’ with AG investigation of Russia probe origins WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump directs intelligence community to ‘quickly and fully cooperate’ with AG investigation of Russia probe origins....
02:36, 05/24/2019

Hannity slams Democrats for targeting Barr and McGahn, says Russia probe origins results 'tip of the iceberg' Fox News' Sean Hannity slammed Democrats for turning the government into a political "weapon" and cited sources he's spoken with that the coming results of the investigation into the origins of the Ru...
07:24, 06/12/2019

AP source: Barr appoints US attorney to examine Russia probe origins, determine if intelligence collection was lawful WASHINGTON (AP) — AP source: Barr appoints US attorney to examine Russia probe origins, determine if intelligence collection was lawful....
03:48, 05/14/2019

Limbaugh says Comey, bureaucrats feeling uneasy after Barr names prosecutor to investigate Russia probe origins Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh said Tuesday that the reported appointment of federal prosecutor John Durham to examine the origins of the Trump-Russia investigation is quietly sending shockwave...
23:48, 05/14/2019

Karl Rove says John Durham could probe Comey, McCabe, Strzok role in Russia probe origins Fox News political contributor Karl Rove said Tuesday that U.S. Attorney John Durham could extend the investigation into the Russia probe's origins well beyond the scope of Justice Department Inspecto...
23:24, 05/14/2019

Who Kept the Ancient Wisdom of Stonehenge? Stonehenge is one of the most famous monuments in the world. Although it stands in isolated countryside in south-central England, miles from any major town, it is one of Britain’s most popular tourist...
18:12, 05/11/2019

What Ancient Secrets Lie Within the Flower of Life? The Flower of Life is a name for a geometrical figure composed of seven or more evenly-spaced, overlapping circles. This figure, used as a decorative motif since ancient times, forms a flower-like pat...
23:00, 05/14/2019

Beauty secrets of the ancient Egyptians The mysteries of the ancient Egyptians are vast, but their beauty tricks are no secret. Makeup might seem like a modern phenomenon -- one that has grown into a multi-billion-dollar industry -- but cos...
15:00, 06/03/2019

How to brew ancient Wari beer Enlarge (credit: Donna Nash) When the people of the Wari Empire (predecessors of the Inca) abandoned the southern Andes around 1100 CE, they made sure nobody else could enjoy their former home by de...
14:12, 05/02/2019

How Ancient Woodworkers Sculpted Civilization Humans have a remarkable relationship with trees. Trees not only provide the oxygen we need to breathe, but also wood in its rawest form.  ...
16:00, 05/24/2019

Ancient Cataclysms: 9 Catastrophes That Rocked the World Ancient cultures around the world have passed down their tales of devastating natural disasters in oral traditions, folklore, historical accounts, pictorial representations, and through myths. Catastr...
05:48, 05/17/2019

Scientists use ancient yeasts to brew beer JERUSALEM — Israeli researchers raised a glass Wednesday to celebrate a long-brewing project of making beer and mead using yeasts extracted from ancient clay vessels —some over 5,000 years old. Archae...
20:36, 05/22/2019

1,000-year-old mystery surrounds ancient city Shrouded in thick rainforest and centuries of mystery, the ancient Mayan city of Tikal is one of the greatest overlooked sites of antiquity in the West....
13:24, 06/07/2019

Ancient Bolivian ritual kit contains traces of hallucinogens Enlarge / This is a view of the Cueva del Chileno excavation site. (credit: José Capriles, Penn State) In a rock shelter in the highlands of southwest Bolivia amid the rubble of an area once set asi...
22:36, 05/06/2019

Nine Notorious Demons that Terrorized the Ancient World Storytellers have been telling tales of ancient demons wreaking havoc on humanity since the beginning of time.  ...
00:24, 05/19/2019

Out of a drawer and into your nightmares comes a vicious ancient beast When Ohio University integrative biologist Nancy Stevens peered into a drawer in the wooden cabinets on the top floor of a Nairobi museum in 2010, she saw a chunk of rock containing massive teeth and ...
19:36, 04/28/2019

Antony Gormley is the new kid on the block in ancient Greece The British sculptor has, controversially, been commissioned to create works for the island of Delos, a sacred classical siteIn all seasons the elements rage on Delos. In winter, salt winds pound its ...
10:36, 05/05/2019

Ancient tombs found near Egypt pyramids Archaeologists working near the pyramids of Giza have discovered an ancient Egyptian burial ground dating back to around 2500 BCE and hosting the tombs of high-ranking officials....
12:36, 05/06/2019

Resurrecting the Ancient Israelites From the Valley of Dry Bones The Vision of the Valley of Dry Bones prophecy is one of the most powerful prophecies of the prophet Ezekiel. In this vision, Ezekiel finds himself in a valley full of dry human bones of Israelite ori...
04:48, 06/18/2019

9 Methods of Ancient Punishment That’ll Make You Squirm For as long as societies have had to deal with crime, they’ve had to deal out punishment. In some, places, and situations the process was only meant to humiliate the guilty, but most of the following ...
00:12, 05/13/2019

Ancient Egyptians built this 4-towered fortress more than 2,600 years ago Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered the ruins of an ancient fortress dating to the 26th Dynasty, the last dynasty in which native Egyptians ruled before the Persians conquered the country in 525 B...
11:48, 05/22/2019

Mysterious 3,000-year-old fingerprints found at ancient site Mysterious 3,000-year-old fingerprints have been found in bricks at an archaeological site in the United Arab Emirates. The fingerprints were found at the Hili 2 site in Abu Dhabi, which is part of th...
01:24, 06/05/2019

Ancient ‘chewing gum’ reveals oldest Scandinavian DNA ever found Ancient chewing gum found by archaeologists in Scandinavia contains the oldest DNA ever found in this region. The 10,000-year-old gum is made from sticky Birch tree bark tar and can teach us a lot mor...
02:00, 05/16/2019

NASA finds evidence of ancient lake on Mars NASA's Curiosity rover has made several discoveries since landing on Mars in August 2012. Now, it's discovered remnants what may be an ancient lake on the Red Planet....
02:48, 06/01/2019

Ancient asteroid crater found off the coast of Scotland The spot where an ancient asteroid hit the United Kingdom some 1.2 billion years ago has been tracked to a location under the sea between mainland Scotland and the Western Isles. ...
21:12, 06/10/2019

Ancient asteroid crater located off coast of Scotland Space object about a mile wide believed to have crashed into Earth around 1.2bn years agoThe location of an ancient impact crater made by the biggest asteroid ever to hit Britain has been traced to a ...
03:48, 06/10/2019

Were These Ancient Egyptian Mummies Chemical Or Natural Blondes? Egyptian noblewoman Tjuyu and her husband Yuya were important figures in Amenhotep III’s court and she is believed to have died in 1375 BC. Most widely known as being the great-grandmother of legendar...
04:48, 06/18/2019

Will Ancient African Coin Found in Australia 'Change Everything'? The tenacity of amateur archaeologists and historians searching on a remote island off the coast of the Northern Territories in Australia seems to have finally paid off. The team has found a small coi...
00:12, 05/13/2019

Germany to return ancient stone cross to Namibia BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s culture minister says the country is returning to Namibia a centuries-old stone cross, even though it was originally of European origin, as a gesture of reconciliation. M...
16:00, 05/17/2019

Did ancient Mayan civilisation collapse because of a sudden drought? We have the best evidence yet that there was a prolonged drought at the time of the demise of the classic Mayan civilisation - and could explain why it collapsed...
18:36, 04/28/2019

The Modern Side of Ancient Venice: A Traveler's Guide For those who think they’ve “done” Venice, think again. As the Venice Biennale—the world’s biggest art fair—kicks off this weekend, we highlight the city’s newer, must-see attractions....
22:24, 05/10/2019

Researchers identify red coloring in an ancient fossil for the first time For the first time ever, researchers have detected chemical traces of red pigment in an ancient fossil. The discovery, which was published today in Nature Communications, was made using advanced X-ray...
12:00, 05/21/2019

Deciphering Cuneiform to Get a Handle on Life in Ancient Mesopotamia Cuneiform is the earliest known form of writing. It was invented by the Sumerians of ancient Mesopotamia sometime during the 4th millennium BC (between 3500 and 3000 BC). The script became unreadable ...
13:12, 05/02/2019

Puma Punku: This Ancient Andean Site Keeps Everyone Guessing Puma Punku is a Pre-Columbian archaeological site in Bolivia that is steeped in wonder and mystery. The architecture found in the ruins astounds archaeologists and historians and has inspired advanced...
00:24, 06/15/2019

Greek man arrested over online advert for ancient coins THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Police in central Greece have arrested a man suspected of dealing in illegally excavated antiquities who had allegedly placed an advert to sell ancient coins on a Greek web...
18:12, 06/07/2019

Egypt's Most Ancient Desert Fortress Uncovered in Sinai In Egypt, the Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities has announced a major discovery in Sinai. Dr. Moustafa Waziri has announced that an Egyptian team of archaeologists has unearthed ...
16:48, 05/14/2019

This floating village in Ghana is an oasis of ancient traditions With stilt structures over water and houses built from branches of raffia palm, Nzulezo in Jomoro district of western Ghana could pass for a less elaborate version of Venice in Italy....
16:24, 05/27/2019

400-year-old wine found in ancient shipwreck goes up for auction Wine lovers will soon have the opportunity to purchase 400-year-old bottles recovered from an actual shipwreck. Two bottles of Shipwreck Wine, believed to be from a 14-bottle collection dating back to...
21:24, 06/05/2019

Nan Madol: The Mysterious Ancient Coral Reef City Nan Madol is the only ancient city ever built upon a coral reef.  It is comprised of a set of almost 100 stone and coral filled platforms atop artificial islands separated by narrow channels and enclo...
02:24, 05/24/2019

Recent storm reveals ancient trees that are more than 4,500 years old A recent storm and low-tides have re-revealed these prehistoric trees which died over 4,500 years ago. Buzz60’s Mercer Morrison has the story.        ...
16:36, 05/22/2019

CHEAP: Irritate the ancient with 25% off a pair of Sonos One speakers Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! Alright, alright, alright – here’s something you’ll like (wow, what poetry!): a pair of Sonos One smart speakers...
15:00, 05/05/2019

How did the ancient Egyptians catch and mummify millions of ibises? Egyptians mummified millions of sacred ibises thousands of years ago. Analysing their DNA seems to show they were sourced from the wild rather than large farms...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Questing the Most Impressive Ancient Religious Temples in the World What is the largest temple ever built on earth and do these man-made structures reveal secrets relating to the cosmos? ...
04:36, 05/09/2019

DNA of First Settlers of Scandinavia Gleaned from Ancient Chewing Gums The first humans who settled in Scandinavia more than 10,000 years ago left their DNA behind in ancient chewing gums, which are masticated lumps made from birch bark pitch. This is shown in a new stud...
20:24, 05/18/2019

Microsoft says mandatory password changing is “ancient and obsolete” (credit: ABC Photo Archives / Getty Images) Microsoft is finally catching on to a maxim that security experts have almost universally accepted for years: periodic password changes are likely to do m...
00:12, 06/04/2019

Dirty Dark Secrets Behind Ancient Fairy Tales Presumed innocent, yet dirty dark secrets are imbedded in the bedtime stories told to children. Fairy tales are magical narratives that pervade the young minds of children so deeply, leaving imprints ...
01:36, 05/25/2019

Armillary Spheres: Following Celestial Objects in the Ancient World Armillary spheres, originally from ancient Greece, were vital instruments for astronomers to both demonstrate and track celestial bodies and their movements. ...
22:12, 05/30/2019

Most beautiful places on Earth The world's a spectacular place, full of hidden and overt beauty in every corner. But beauty's also subjective. It'd be impossible to get a unanimous decision on the most beautiful places around the w...
13:12, 05/06/2019

The most remote hotel on Earth Residents of Ittoqqortoormiit in Eastern Greenland are hoping this guest house will spark a fragile tourism industry in an isolated corner of the emptiest country on Earth....
00:00, 04/29/2019

Can we protect Earth from asteroids? What should we do if at some point a giant asteroid or comet comes hurtling toward Earth? This week, experts in Maryland are discussing the dangers of meteorites and possible defense strategies....
15:12, 05/01/2019

Archaeologists found 1,000-year-old cocaine in an ancient drug stash Humans who lived 1,000 years ago could never have imagined the incredible advancements the subsequent centuries would bring. What we consider to be our mundane daily routines would be utterly mind-blo...
23:00, 05/07/2019

Ancient Inscription Details Conquest of Assyrian King Sargon II In "A New Historical Inscription of Sargon II from Karkemish," published in the Journal of Near Eastern Studies, Gianni Marchesi translates a recently discovered inscription of the Assyrian King Sargo...
18:12, 05/04/2019

Ancient Siberia was home to previously unknown humans, say scientists DNA analysis reveals hardy group genetically distinct from Eurasians and East AsiansIt was cold, remote and involved picking fights with woolly mammoths – but it seems ancient Siberia 30,000 years ago...
20:48, 06/05/2019

The Curious Phaistos Disc – Ancient Mystery or Clever Hoax? In 1908 an Italian archaeologist ventured into the ruins of Phaistos, an ancient Minoan palace on the south coast of Crete. In an underground temple depository, among burnt bones, dust, and ashes, he ...
18:48, 06/05/2019

Study says ancient Romans may have built “invisibility cloaks” into structures Enlarge / The Roman Colosseum is an oval amphitheatre in the center of the city of Rome. French scientists suggest its structure might have helped protect it from earthquake damage. (credit: Alex Live...
05:48, 05/04/2019

Ancient ale! Belgium monks unearth beer recipe over 2 centuries old! Belgium Monks have unearthed a beer recipe that hasn’t been made in over 2 centuries! Buzz60’s Mercer Morrison has the story.        ...
22:00, 05/23/2019

Egypt says ancient cemetery found at Giza famed pyramids Egypt’s Antiquities Ministry says archaeologists have uncovered part of an ancient cemetery near the country’s famed pyramids on the Giza plateau just outside Cairo...
18:00, 05/04/2019

Ancient saber-toothed cats could crush a skull with their teeth If you were transported back in time some 100,000 years there’s a good chance you’d run into any number of creatures that could rapidly end your life. One of those species was the saber-to...
22:36, 06/04/2019

Secretive new frog species from ancient lineage discovered in India A new species of frog discovered on the forest floor in India’s Western Ghat mountain range is the only member of an ancient lineage stretching back millions of years...
18:36, 04/28/2019

NASA’s Curiosity just stumbled upon evidence of an ancient Martian lake NASA’s Curiosity rover is providing critical insights into what Mars may have been like long ago, and one of its latest discoveries helps support the idea that the Red Planet was one very blue. ...
21:00, 05/30/2019

NASA’s Curiosity found evidence of an ancient Martian lake NASA’s Curiosity rover is providing critical insights into what Mars may have been like long ago, and one of its latest discoveries helps support the idea that the Red Planet was once very blue. Scien...
03:12, 06/01/2019

Ancient Egyptians feasted on sweet watermelons at least 3500 years ago DNA analysis has revealed that leaves found on an ancient Egyptian mummy came from a domesticated watermelon with sweet, red flesh just like modern varieties...
20:12, 05/21/2019

Hi-Tech Levitation Devices Used To “Float” Ancient Egyptian Sphinx In 1913, archaeologists working with the Egyptian Antiquities Service, the Egypt Exploration Fund and the British School of Archaeology, excavated an enormous red-granite sphinx representing the divin...
00:24, 06/15/2019

Archaeologists find 1,000-year-old cocaine in ancient ‘ritual bundle’ A new research paper reveals the discovery of what archaeologists are calling a “ritual bundle” in Bolivia, which contained a number of psychotropic substances, including cocaine and possibly magic mu...
18:48, 05/08/2019

Ancient tribes of Scotland learned to write after contact with Romans The Picts lived in what is now Scotland 1700 to 1100 years ago – and new evidence suggests the enigmatic carvings they left behind are Roman-inspired writing...
20:12, 04/28/2019

New Breakthrough Means We Can Finally Detect the Color Red in Ancient Fossils Some 3 million years ago, a tiny mouse featuring reddish fur on its back and a white belly scurried across the landscape of what is now Germany. We know this thanks to a remarkable new breakthrough in...
19:36, 05/21/2019

Ancient humans thrived in rainforests by hunting monkeys and squirrels Rainforest species are usually too difficult for people to catch – but for 45,000 years, humans in Sri Lanka survived by hunting squirrels and monkeys...
20:12, 04/28/2019

Giant wolf’s head found in permafrost may have been cut off by ancient hunters Scientists are investigating whether a giant, 40,000-year-old wolf’s head found perfectly preserved beneath Siberian permafrost could have been chopped off by hunters. The severed head was found above...
22:36, 06/18/2019

'Spectacular' jawbone discovery sheds light on ancient Denisovans Scientists extract proteins from a molar to uncover details of mysterious species’ originsA human jawbone found in a cave on the Tibetan plateau has revealed new details about the appearance and lifes...
21:36, 05/01/2019

Missing piece of Britain's ancient Stonehenge returned after 60 years A piece of stone drilled from Stonehenge, a mysterious circle of ancient stones in southern England, has been returned to the site 60 years after being removed during archaeological excavations,......
13:36, 05/08/2019

French Wine With a Hint of Rome Revealed By Ancient Grape DNA Seeds of grapes used in the production of wine, found in archaeological sites across Europe, have been genetically tested and tell a story of continuity from ancient Rome until this very day.  ...
05:12, 06/12/2019

Signs of ritual pot smoking found in ancient Chinese graves WASHINGTON (AP) — Archaeologists have unearthed the earliest direct evidence of people smoking marijuana from a 2,500-year-old graveyard in western China. The evidence comes from 10 wooden bowls found...
20:24, 06/12/2019

| WATCH: Israeli scientists ferment beer using ancient yeast Scientists have brought ancient beer recipes back to life using the remnants of yeast found inside antique Egyptian vessels discovered in the Holy Land....
18:00, 05/23/2019

One of the World’s Most Ancient Cities Experienced Surprisingly Modern Problems New archaeological evidence suggests the inhabitants of Çatalhöyük, an ancient city founded over 9,000 years ago in what is now Turkey, were subject to many urban problems we’re familiar with today, i...
02:48, 06/19/2019

Ancient Ancestors Made A Large and Deliberate Migration to Australia The size of the first population of people needed to arrive, survive, and thrive in what is now Australia is revealed in two studies published on June 17. ...
02:24, 06/19/2019

Researchers Brew Biblical Beer Using Yeast From Ancient Pottery A multidisciplinary team in Israel believe that they have brewed ancient beers similar to those once drunk by Biblical characters such as David and Goliath.  ...
03:48, 05/23/2019

Ancient gene mutation could protect against diabetes, study finds Mutant form linked to rise of cooking helps about half of humans keep blood sugar lowerAn ancient mutation that spread through humans after the advent of cooking may protect people against high blood ...
15:36, 06/04/2019

Why Are There 365 Days in a Year? Organizing Dates with an Ancient Egyptian Calendar The calendar is one of mankind’s most important inventions. Calendars allowed societies to organize time for religious, social, economic, and administrative purposes. The calendar, or rather, two sets...
18:24, 05/16/2019

Israeli scientists brew beer with revived ancient yeasts Israeli researchers raised a glass Wednesday to celebrate a long-brewing project of making beer and mead using yeasts extracted from ancient clay vessels —some over 5,000 years old...
20:48, 05/22/2019

Statistical Date Analysis Concludes That Ancient Human Was Not Our Ancestor One of the great issues in all of science is the search for the direct ancestor of modern humans. Many species of hominin have been put forward down the years and a recently uncovered species Australo...
15:00, 05/09/2019

Maat: Ancient Egyptian Goddess of Truth, Justice and Morality Maat, also known as Ma’at or Mayet, was a female goddess in the ancient Egyptian religion who represented truth, justice, balance and morality.  The daughter of the Egyptian sun deity Ra and wife of t...
17:48, 06/09/2019

How did the moon end up where it is? Nearly 50 years since man first walked on the moon, the human race is once more pushing forward with attempts to land on the Earth’s satellite. This year alone, China has landed a robotic spacecraft o...
11:12, 05/11/2019

It looks like we'll be seeing more of The Last of Us: Part 2 before E3 This year looks suspiciously quiet for Sony. Days Gone has just released, but the gaming behemoth is skipping E3 2019 and, as far as we know, there aren't any shows or streams planned. Or are the...
13:36, 05/03/2019

Fingerprints of Ancient Masons Reveal Advanced Iron Age Construction Technique Sometimes a discovery really brings the past alive. One such is the recent discovery of 3000-year old fingerprints that have been found in the United Arab Emirates.  ...
01:00, 05/30/2019

Fiction: A Kenyan Woman Probes Ancient Links Between Africa and Asia The heroine of Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor’s novel “The Dragonfly Sea” embarks on a journey to China that will lead her back to her homeland, and a devotion to Sufism....
21:36, 05/09/2019

Ancient Feces Reveal Parasites Plagued 9,000-Year-Old City of Catalhoyuk Garbage dumps are always exciting places for archaeologists. They often tell us the stories that are hidden or seen as unimportant to share with future generations, but these tales provide unparallele...
14:48, 05/31/2019

Fingerprints Overturn Ideas On Women In Ancient Native American Society – But What About The Third Sex? Fingerprints are very important in criminal investigations, but it seems they are also increasingly important when it comes to archaeological studies. ...
20:36, 06/04/2019

Taputapuatea Marae, An Ancient Site of Human Sacrifice and Communing with the Gods French Polynesia is renowned for its beauty and friendly people, but still relatively little is known about its history.  ...
22:12, 05/06/2019

Grave of ancient Christian 'prince' reveals its treasures, is UK’s 'King Tut’s tomb' Archaeologists in the U.K. have revealed new details of the earliest Christian royal burial ever found in Britain, which they compared to the famous King King Tutankhamun's tomb...
20:48, 05/10/2019

The Punctilious Planning, Design, and Construction of the Ancient Round City of Baghdad Baghdad is the capital of Iraq but whereas the country of Iraq was founded only in 1958, the city of Baghdad had been established about 1200 years before by the Abbasids. Baghdad was built originally ...
01:36, 05/11/2019

Ghana's floating village is trying to balance its ancient traditions in a modern world With stilt structures over water and houses built from branches of raffia palm, Nzulezo in Jomoro district of western Ghana could pass for a less elaborate version of Venice in Italy....
13:12, 05/24/2019

The Legends and Archaeology of Devil’s Lake: A Place of Ancient Power in Wisconsin Located south of Baraboo in Sauk County Wisconsin, Devil’s Lake is a place of natural wonder and legend. The central feature of the biggest State Park in Wisconsin, Devil’s Lake covers 360 acres (146 ...
18:48, 05/10/2019

Details of First Historically Recorded Plague Pandemic Revealed by Ancient Genomes An international team of researchers have analysed human remains from 21 archaeological sites to learn more about the impact and evolution of the plague-causing bacterium Yersinia pestis during the fi...
23:36, 06/04/2019

Ancient Attraction: Mesoamerican Sculptors Created Magnetic Stone Figures Researchers from the world-famous Harvard University in America have made an astounding discovery in Guatemala.   ...
16:24, 05/07/2019

In Chile's remote south, the last speaker of an ancient language fights to keep it alive Sitting in the warmth of a wood fire in her home in Chile's deep south, Cristina Calderón sometimes wishes she had more people to speak to in her mother tongue as she weaves woolen socks to sell at......
21:24, 05/31/2019

Judge: California couple must pay nearly $600k for uprooting, killing an ancient oak tree A northern California couple was ordered to pay nearly $600,000 after uprooting a 180-year-old oak tree for their new home.        ...
00:48, 05/11/2019

Breakthrough Discovery of DNA in Ancient Water Burials Clearly Identifies Sámi People During the Iron Age, around 300 AD, something extraordinary was initiated in Levänluhta area in Isokyrö, SW Finland. The deceased were buried in a lake, and this ritual was continued for at least 400 ...
20:12, 06/11/2019

Ancient Afghan citadel collapses, cultural heritage sites at risk An ancient tower dating back 2,000 years in the historic Afghan city of Ghazni collapsed this week, local officials said, raising concerns about the vulnerability of the country's cultural heritage......
08:12, 06/15/2019

New Tintagel Castle footbridge retraces line of ancient land link Built using technology usually found in Alps, footbridge will follow path of old land bridgeA spectacular footbridge that will link the Cornish mainland with the island fortress of Tintagel is beginni...
15:00, 06/18/2019

Ancient urine reveals early prehistory of domestic sheep and goats Stone Age farmers living in Turkey became more reliant on domestic sheep and goats over a 1000-year period, according to a study of the animals’ preserved urine...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Fossil teeth show packs of hyenas roamed the ancient Arctic Today, hyenas are found only in the warmer climates of Africa and Asia, but new research suggests the scavengers roamed the Arctic during the last ice age....
16:12, 06/18/2019

Civita di Bagnoregio - Italy’s Most Enchanting and Surreal Ancient Town Is Dying Civita di Bagnoregio is a small town located in Viterbo, a province in the central Italian region of Lazio. The town is situated about 120 kilometers (75 miles) to the north of Rome.  ...
00:24, 06/15/2019

Greek site of ancient synagogue confronts anti-Semitic past A town in Greece is grappling with its history. Tourists now flock to sites that the townspeople of Veria often don't even know about. Authorities have little interest in playing up a legacy of anti-S...
15:12, 05/01/2019

High times in ancient China revealed in funerary cannabis discovery Marijuana chemical residue has been found in incense burners apparently used during funerary rites at a mountainous site in western China in about 500 BC, providing what may be the oldest evidence of....
21:00, 06/12/2019

Complex stone tools in China may re-write our species' ancient history A cache of sophisticated stone tools from a cave in China date back 170,000 years – perhaps a sign that our species arrived in East Asia earlier than we thought...
20:12, 04/28/2019

Mass graves found on Scottish islands may be ancient tsunami victims A rare tsunami may have struck the islands of Shetland and Orkney off the UK’s north coast 5500 years ago, killing dozens of people who had to be hastily buried...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Ancient Romans used molten iron to repair streets before Vesuvius erupted Ancient workers used molten iron to repair Pompeii's streets before the historic and devastating eruption of Mount Vesuvius in A.D. 79, a team of archaeologists has discovered....
19:36, 05/15/2019

Ancient tower collapses in Afghanistan, other cultural sites remain at risk GHAZNI, Afghanistan – An ancient tower dating back 2,000 years in the historic Afghan city of Ghazni collapsed this week, local officials said, raising concerns about the vulnerability of the co...
15:24, 06/15/2019

Hulk’s chat with The Ancient One in ‘Avengers: Endgame’ was almost a huge plot hole There’s no question that Avengers: Endgame is a massive success for Marvel and Disney, one that will be hard to replicate. It’s an emotional story filled with plenty of glorious Easter egg...
21:00, 05/13/2019

These ancient galaxies are far brighter than expected. Does that signal a cosmic turning point? By staring at the sky for over 200 hours, the Spitzer Space Telescope collected light that finally reached Earth after a 13-billion-year voyage through space....
15:48, 05/15/2019

Romans Had Ancient Tech for Creating Seismic Invisibility Cloak Around Monuments A team of civil engineers in France have revealed that the Romans had ancient technology for building structures that acted like modern-day electromagnetic cloaking devices. The pattern of foundations...
19:36, 05/04/2019

1000s of Neolithic Engravings Reveal Egyptians' Ancient Reverence For Animals The Ancient Egyptians had a remarkable relationship with the animals, who they respected and revered. An astonishing discovery in the deserts of north-eastern Egypt is illustrating that this likely da...
02:12, 05/15/2019

Children's teeth reveal previously unknown ancient humans in Siberia DNA from a pair of 31,000 year old children’s teeth found near the Yana River has led to the discovery of a previously unknown group of ancient Siberians...
22:24, 06/05/2019

Scientists Sequenced the Genes of Ancient Plague Bacteria That Spread the 'First Pandemic' Scientists have gained some insight into one of the first known calamities to visit mankind: a two century-long pandemic caused by the bacterial disease plague. Studying the remains of plague victims,...
23:36, 06/06/2019

Silence is Golden: Ancient Monks Couldn’t Even Find Peace and Quiet In our contemporary world, noise pollution has reached dangerous levels. But even in what many reminisce as “quieter times” in the “more peaceful” past people were still searching out silence and spac...
05:12, 06/17/2019

Barrier Reef corals help scientists calibrate ancient climate records Corals can help scientists track ancient climate patterns, but new research suggests that traditional analysis methods for analyzing coral's ancient growth aren't as accurate as previously thought....
23:24, 06/18/2019

Trilobites: Ancient Artists Carved Camels in Saudi Desert’s Stone The unique, life-size relief sculptures of humped creatures and other beasts of burden are about 2,000 years old, but little is known about their origins....
18:00, 05/20/2019

Oldest evidence of cannabis smoking found in ancient Chinese cemetery Enlarge / This is how the braziers were placed in the tomb alongside the deceased. (credit: Xinhua Wu) The broken wooden braziers, unearthed from 2,500-year-old tombs in Western China, contained bur...
23:12, 06/12/2019

Ancient Japanese Queen Himiko may have Burned Animal Bones to Tell the Future Archaeologists believe that a burnt boar scapula found in the ruins of Makimuku in Japan in 2015 may tie the ancient shaman Queen Himiko and leaders of the Yamataikoku ruling establishment with the pr...
22:12, 05/17/2019

Common Cosmic Symbolism: Is Göbekli Tepe Ancestral to Ancient Egypt? Since its discovery in 1994, 10,000-year old Göbekli Tepe has been an enigma, gradually revealing its ancient secrets to archaeologists and scientists.   ...
20:48, 05/13/2019

San Francisco Has More Billionaires Per Capita Than Anywhere Else on Earth Have you ever been to billionaire’s row in San Francisco? It’s an exceptionally rich part of San Francisco filled with enormous tech wealth, the kind of place where you can make a living out of diggin...
03:00, 05/10/2019

DUP not looking for "earth shattering" changes to Brexit deal The Northern Irish party propping up Britain's minority government is not asking for changes to the Brexit divorce deal that will "fundamentally undermine" what has been proposed, one of its senior la...
20:12, 06/13/2019

The beloved iced tea that only comes from one place on Earth South African brand BOS has achieved international success making iced tea from rooibos, a traditional remedy plant that only grows in one place on Earth....
07:24, 06/05/2019

Half the Earth's oceans may have come from asteroids Arizona State University recently found water in fragments of an asteroid known as Itokawa, a finding that suggests as much as half the Earth's ocean water originally came from asteroids....
19:24, 05/02/2019

Richest Man on Earth Wants to Do Space Colonies This is the richest man in the world. The market has assigned Jeff Bezos a value of more than everyone else ever. And this is what he spends his time dreaming up....
00:48, 05/10/2019

Mar-a-Lago Is the Least Secure Place on Earth Last November, a college freshman illegally gained entry to President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort, sometimes called the “Winter White House,” WPTV reports. The man, a University of Wisconsin freshman na...
10:24, 05/29/2019

Amazing photos of what Earth looks like from other planets The Earth is beautiful in its own right but seeing it from the perspective of other planets is next level!        ...
15:24, 05/30/2019

Don’t give up, we can survive even a Hothouse Earth Bad news on the climate should lead neither to despair nor unfounded optimism. Instead, we need to roll up our sleeves and prepare for life on a drastically changing planet...
18:36, 04/28/2019

It's Hard to Believe How Close This Asteroid Is Going to Get to Earth While space agencies simulate an asteroid impact this week at the 2019 Planetary Defense Conference, there’s a real asteroid they’re monitoring that will make a close appearance in just 10 years.Read ...
20:00, 05/01/2019

Latin lovers tune in: Vatican broadcasts news in language of ancient Rome Friends, Romans and Latin lovers - lend the Vatican your ears. Vatican Radio is starting its first regular news bulletin in the language of Caesar and Cicero....
19:00, 06/07/2019

Traces of Crawling in Italian Cave Reveal Ancient Human Social Behavior Evidence of crawling in an Italian cave system sheds new light on late Stone Age human behavior in groups, especially when exploring new grounds, says a study published today in eLife. The Discovery o...
03:36, 05/16/2019

First full satellite survey of devastated ancient Aleppo raises recovery hopes The first comprehensive survey of the devastation inflicted on the ancient Syrian city of Aleppo by years of urban warfare, has been published thanks to ground-breaking satellite imaging tools, develo...
18:24, 04/28/2019

Distant object at edge of Solar System is an ancient fragment from 4.5 billion years ago It's a rather uninspiring object, with no moons, rings or dust clouds in orbit around it; nor is there any evidence of an atmosphere.        ...
23:36, 05/16/2019

Lost City of the Kalahari: Experts Search for Traces of Ancient Desert Civilization Today, the Kalahari Desert is known as a very dry place. The word Kalahari in fact comes from a Tswana word which means ‘great thirst’.  ...
00:00, 05/27/2019

Mexicans turn to ancient Aztec floating gardens to revive mangrove forests In Mexico City, old Aztec floating gardens are still used to grow food. Now, environmentalists think this ancient technology could help restore a coastal ecosystem — and help fishermen in the process....
12:48, 06/04/2019

Chaluka: A Site so Remote, The Ancient Aleutians of Alaska Lived in Peace for Millennia Alaska is often referred to as the last frontier because of its unspoiled nature and sparse population.  ...
13:12, 05/02/2019

Ancient East African rocks offer clues to a rare type of volcano Rocks recovered from a remote mountainside in East Africa have offered scientists fresh insights into an unusual type of volcano -- a type of volcanism more hazardous than previously thought....
19:36, 05/23/2019

Ancient Psychedelics, Robocall Scams, and Space Bezos: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week This was one heck of a week in the tech and science world. Ridesharing giant Uber finally launched its long-awaited IPO, which was a major flop, Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes asked the Federal Trad...
10:24, 05/13/2019

Natural high: Brazil's Guarana growers ditch chemicals for ancient knowledge For the Guarana growers of the Amazon, the caffeine-rich berries aren't just a fortifying brew but part of ancient tradition that respects their rainforest home....
11:48, 06/13/2019

Ancient Chinese Death Rituals Involved Smoking Cannabis Specifically “To Get High” Archaeological evidence gathered at the excavation of ‘eight ancient Chinese tombs’ has finally determined that people were indeed smoking cannabis 2,500 years ago, just to “get high”. ...
15:24, 06/13/2019

Psychedelic Plants And Tools Of Ancient Bolivian Trippers Discovered In Cave Shelter In 2001, American rapper Afroman released the sensational song “Because I Got High” in which he almost “cleaned his room” but got “high” instead. Now, it would appear that ancient cultures in South Am...
10:24, 05/07/2019

Can elderberries help fight flu symptoms? New study explains how 'ancient remedy' allegedly works The benefits of eating elderberries when you have the flu — especially to fight off symptoms of the nasty virus —  have long been documented. But a new study released this week claims to have discover...
20:24, 04/28/2019

10-foot-tall 'Jars of the dead' stored human bodies in ancient Laos More than 100 giant stone jars, thought to have been used in burial rituals thousands of years ago, have been rediscovered at ancient sites in forests, on hillsides and along mountain ridges in remote...
20:00, 05/22/2019

5,000 Years Ago, Ancient Scientists Used Chemical Reactions to Create Pigments in Altai Mountains Scientists have unlocked intriguing 5,000-year-old secrets of prehistoric illustrators behind the stunning artwork of Karakol. These magnificent paintings found in the Altai Mountains show ancient fig...
17:00, 06/15/2019

Brexit Bill Threat Continues England’s Ancient History of Debt Defaults Boris Johnson’s threat to withhold payment of the UK’s £39 billion Brexit divorce bill until the EU gives Britain better exit terms has been the source of much debate over whether or not it constitute...
15:24, 06/17/2019

Daily lives of ancient Greeks revealed in Acropolis museum’s huge archaeological dig Museum’s new exhibition space is an excavation site with villas, workshops and bathhousesThe pride – and purpose – of the Acropolis Museum has always been the Parthenon gallery. With its 360-degree pa...
14:48, 06/08/2019

Earth’s water came from a collision 4 billion years ago Water arrived on Earth at exactly the same time that the moon was created over 4 billion years ago, according to a new study. This phenomenon is thought to have happened when an “ancient planet&...
20:12, 05/23/2019

Microsoft unveils Minecraft Earth, the new AR hotness In celebration of Minecraft‘s tenth anniversary, Microsoft played its Pokemon GO card and released an augmented reality phone app that shows the game pasted over the real world, called Minecraft Earth...
00:12, 05/18/2019

We need to rediscover the wonder of space exploration to save Earth Going into space invites us to consider our position as the dominant species on a fragile planet, and how hard we must fight for it, says Richard Webb...
20:24, 05/15/2019

Easy "Nudges" Aren't Enough to Save the Earth We all love to do our part to fix big problems, especially when our part is something easy and feel-good. But nudges can backfire, leading us to believe that our small actions were basically good enou...
19:36, 05/23/2019

Here’s how we can change the Earth’s orbit to escape the expanding sun In the Chinese science fiction film The Wandering Earth, recently released on Netflix, humanity attempts to change the Earth’s orbit using enormous thrusters in order to escape the expanding sun – and...
00:12, 05/18/2019

Earth's water could have interstellar origin, study says Water is one of the major building blocks of life and Earth has an abundance of it, as 71 percent of its surface is covered by water, largely due to its expansive oceans. Now a new study theorizes tha...
17:12, 05/28/2019

Sand on Mars moves in ways not seen on Earth A University of Arizona team created the most detailed analysis of sand movement on Mars with NASA Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter data, finding it’s out of this world.     ...
06:48, 05/24/2019

Jupiter will soon be so close to Earth you’ll be able to see its moons without a telescope Jupiter, the mighty “king” of the planets in our solar system, is regularly visible for those who know where and when to look for it, but next week will be a particularly special time for ...
19:12, 06/06/2019

There Is Nothing on Earth We Want to See Less Than Jerry Falwell Jr.'s 'Personal' Photos Former Trump lawyer and current prison inmate Michael Cohen said in a recording earlier this year that he helped conservative scumbag Jerry Falwell Jr. cover up “personal” photographs of the sort that...
05:48, 05/08/2019

Population Of Earth To Reach 9.7 Billion In 2050: UN The world population is expected to climb to 9.7 billion in 2050 from 7.7 billion today, with the population of sub-Saharan Africa doubling, a United Nations report released Monday said....
05:00, 06/18/2019

If Silicon Valley were a country, it would be among the richest on Earth With $128,308 per capita in annual gross domestic product, Silicon Valley residents out-produce almost every nation on the planetWere it real, the Sultanate of Silicon Valley would be among the world’...
15:48, 05/01/2019

Stop saying 'Minecraft Earth' is essentially 'Pokémon Go' Minecraft Earth is a mobile AR game, but that doesn't mean it's Pokémon Go. Yes, it uses a mobile device. Yes, it superimposes digital objects on the physical landscape -- but that&#...
01:24, 06/12/2019

EU nations are living far beyond the Earth's means: report The European Union's 28 countries consume the Earth's resources faster than they can be renewed and none of them has sustainable consumption policies, a report released on Thursday said, as EU leaders...
23:36, 05/09/2019

‘God of Chaos’ asteroid to buzz Earth in 2029 A 1,110-foot-wide asteroid named for the Egyptian god of chaos will fly past Earth in 2029 within the distance of some orbiting spacecraft, according to reports. The asteroid, 99942 Apophis, will come...
13:12, 05/02/2019

New Campaign Is Asking Every Country on Earth to Name Distant Worlds A new campaign headed by the International Astronomical Union (IAU) called IAU100 NameExoWorlds will allow each country in the world to name a star and its exoplanet, the IAU announced yesterday.Read ...
06:48, 06/08/2019

‘Double asteroid’ snapped zooming by Earth at 43,000 mph A unique “double asteroid” was photographed by a powerful telescope as it whizzed by Earth last month at over 43,000 mph. The asteroid, classified as 1999 KW4, is made up of two components — a larger ...
23:00, 06/04/2019

An interstellar rock may have hit Earth in 2014 but nobody noticed In 2017 astronomers spotted the first interstellar object in our solar system, ‘Oumuamua, but our planet may have been hit by a meteor from another star in 2014...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Earth's mantle is magnetic, researchers find Scientists assumed Earth's mantle, the layer stretching from the crust to a depth of 255 miles, was magnetically dead. New research suggests they were mistaken....
02:12, 06/07/2019

The Deep-Sea Dragonfish Has One of the Most Terrifying Smiles on Earth Scientists have shined a light on one of the creepier denizens of the deep sea, a pitch-black creature that can turn itself into a living lamp called the dragonfish. New research helps explain one of ...
22:48, 06/05/2019

‘He'd like to see peace on Earth’: how a dog became mayor of a California town Idyllwild’s highest-ranking official may not have political power, but he has the tiny town’s heart in his pawsThe mayor of Idyllwild, California, was “born into public service”, according to his top ...
08:24, 06/05/2019

Robert Downey Jr. wants to clean up Earth using nanotech Robert Downey Jr. took to the stage at Amazon's Re:MARS conference to talk about his goals for the future of the environment. The actor said that he was launching a new foundation that would harn...
14:12, 06/05/2019

Jupiter's moons will be visible from Earth this month: Here's what you need to know The largest planet in the solar system will be on full display in June – and stargazers won’t need a high-powered telescope to get a good view, NASA said last week....
20:48, 06/06/2019

Walking Around Minecraft Earth Feels Amazing I’ve been a casual player of both Minecraft and of the augmented reality game Pokémon Go, so when Minecraft Earth was announced as an augmented reality version of Minecraft, I was curious. There’s a l...
17:36, 06/12/2019

Astronomers warn of solar ‘superflare’ that could hit Earth Like all life on Earth, we owe a lot to the Sun. Without it, we wouldn’t be here, but it also has the power to make things pretty rough on us if it begins to act out. Solar flares — energe...
08:48, 06/13/2019

NASA says now is a great time to leave Earth When you’re planning on taking a trip it pays to plan ahead, and one of the first things you should do is check the weather forecast. The same is true for space travelers, and with so many missi...
08:48, 06/13/2019

Earth may be partly made of rocks from elsewhere in the galaxy We’ve only seen one interstellar object, a rock called ‘Oumuamua that passed by in 2017, but they may be crucial to speeding up the planet-building process...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Asteroid Ryugu is so dry we may have to rethink how Earth got water The first results from Japan’s Hayabusa-2 mission show that the asteroid Ryugu is surprisingly dry, which may have implications for how life began on Earth...
18:48, 04/28/2019

What If An Asteroid Was About To Hit Earth? Scientists Ponder Question Here's a hypothetical: a telescope detects an asteroid between 100 and 300 meters in diameter racing through our solar system at 14 kilometers per second, 57 million kilometers from Earth....
08:48, 04/30/2019

| Population of Earth to reach 9.7 billion in 2050: UN The world population is expected to climb to 9.7 billion in 2050 from 7.7 billion today, with the population of sub-Saharan Africa doubling, a United Nations report released Monday said....
23:12, 06/18/2019

Scientists think they've found the ancient neutron star crash that showered our solar system in gold Two astronomers think they've pinpointed the ancient stellar collision that gave our solar system its cache of precious gold and platinum — some of it, anyway....
18:00, 05/08/2019

5,000-year-old mass grave suggests importance of family in ancient cultures, research finds A 5,000-year-old grave found in Poland was discovered to be filled with extended family members and appear to have been buried by someone who knew them, according to new research....
01:00, 05/09/2019

Cueva Pintada: Painted Cave of Gran Canaria Reveals Mystery of Ancient Inhabitants In 1862, in the center of the Spanish town of Galdar, an incredible archaeological discovery was made while agricultural work was being undertaken.  ...
17:48, 06/08/2019

Trump camp says leaked internal polls showing Biden ahead are ‘ancient’ and ‘meaningless’ President Trump’s campaign acknowledged Friday having internal polling earlier this year showing Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden ahead of Trump in several battleground states, though the c...
00:24, 06/15/2019

Ancient Raptor Captors Weren’t Thugs: Neanderthals Caught Eagles and Treasured Their Talons The golden eagle has had a special place in many human societies for millennia. They have been hunted, used to hunt and also honored. But the Neanderthals also seem to have prized and revered these re...
13:12, 05/02/2019

There is water just under the surface of the moon that we could use When there’s a meteor shower on the moon, the impacts cause puffs of water, which means that it’ll be simple for us to get that water to use for exploration...
18:36, 04/28/2019

When the Strawberry Moon will be best for viewing The sweetest moon of the year is finally ripe for viewing. Father’s Day Sunday will end with a glorious full Strawberry Moon — as well as the perfect time to see Jupiter which will shine b...
18:48, 06/16/2019

A huge asteroid will squeak by Earth in 2029, and you’ll be able to see it without a telescope Roughly a decade from now, a rather sizable space rock is going to have a very close encounter with Earth — on Friday the 13th, no less. On April 13th, 2029, the asteroid known as Apophis will p...
15:12, 05/02/2019

Spring cleaning: Tidy up your tech before Earth Month is over Since e-waste is the world's fastest-growing trash stream and April is Earth Month, there’s a renewed responsibility to declutter your e-clutter.        ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

AI for Earth: How Microsoft is using Azure to build a more sustainable world Microsoft's Azure machine learning tech is being put to good use in a grant program designed to give computing resources to scientists working on environmental sustainability programs....
18:12, 04/28/2019

The ancestor of all creatures on Earth lived a lukewarm lifestyle We thought that the Last Universal Common Ancestor of all living things was adapted to live in scorching heat, but a new study suggests it was missing a key gene...
18:36, 04/28/2019

BBC climate doc adviser: Earth is sending us really powerful messages Chris Rapley, scientific advisor on the BBC's new climate change documentary, talks rising temperatures, hammering home the message, and David Attenborough...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Microsoft announces new Minecraft Earth AR game for Android and iOS Microsoft teased a brand new Minecraft-related AR (augmented reality) mobile game about two weeks ago and confirmed it recently. It's called Minecraft Earth and it will launched on Android and iOS dev...
12:48, 05/19/2019

Terrawatch: snowball Earth – when glaciers reached the tropics Rock deposits show there have been many times when the planet has been covered in iceOnce upon a time, about 650m years ago, our planet was covered in ice. Glaciers stretched as far as the tropics, an...
02:48, 05/02/2019

European shares back to earth after Draghi bombshell European stock markets were flat on Wednesday after posting their best results in five months a day earlier thanks to a strong policy speech from European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi that flagged...
11:36, 06/19/2019

Massive double asteroid will cruise by Earth later this week Most space rocks that pass nearby Earth are solo travelers making their way around the Sun and slipping past our planet as they do so. Asteroid 1999 KW4, which will make a distant pass of Earth on May...
23:12, 05/22/2019

Canadian Arctic fossils are oldest known fungus on Earth Fungus is half a billion years older than previous record holder found in WisconsinTiny fossils found in mudrock in the barren wilderness of the Canadian Arctic are the remains of the oldest known fun...
19:24, 05/22/2019

The forgotten riches of the most densely biodiverse country on Earth Colombia is home to more birds, amphibians and butterflies than anywhere else. Human conflict preserved them – and in peace they now face new threats...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Scientists Are Mapping the Industrial Hums That Travel Through the Earth Across the U.S., industrial machinery creates a constant underground hum that sends vibrations through the surface of the Earth. Scientists are now mapping that subterranean humming.Read more......
19:36, 04/30/2019

Football field-sized asteroid could hit Earth this year An enormous asteroid with a diameter wider than a football field has a roughly one in 7,000 chance of hitting the Earth later this year. However, it’s nothing to lose sleep over. Known as astero...
00:24, 06/07/2019

Nuking asteroids could save the Earth — but we need to make it legal first The schlocky 1998 Bruce Willis movie Armageddon was the highest grossing film of that year. The blockbuster saw a master oil driller (Willis) and an unlikely crew of misfits place a nuclear bomb insid...
11:48, 05/12/2019

Minecraft Earth gets first live demo, coming to iOS “this summer” "Look, ma, I'm in Minecraft!" Play Minecraft Earth at a real-world scale... [credit: Apple / Mojang ] ...
22:36, 06/03/2019

Bedbugs roamed the Earth with dinosaurs 100 million years ago A new study, published in Current Biology on Thursday, found that bedbugs have been around for 100 million years — significantly longer than scientists had previously believed....
23:00, 05/17/2019

How Earth's changing ecosystems may have driven human evolution The most detailed ever look at Earth's prehistoric climate suggests many habitats changed in the past 800,000 years – and this may be why we evolved big brains...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Don't panic about The Uninhabitable Earth, a new book predicting chaos If you read a book painting the very worst-case scenarios about what global warming means for human life you could easily panic. Here’s why you shouldn’t...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Temperatures In Kuwait, Pak Third And Fourth Hottest Measured On Earth Following years of tireless investigation, the World Meteorological Organization on Tuesday announced that two recent temperature readings have been accepted among the hottest recorded on Earth....
09:36, 06/19/2019

NASA Awards Contract for Near-Earth Mission Services NASA has awarded the Space Exploration Network Services and Evolution (SENSE) contract to Peraton, Inc. in Herndon, Virginia, to perform telemetry, tracking and command services for near-Earth mission...
08:36, 06/19/2019

NY’s Earth Day ‘trash blitz’ hauled in 8,600 bags of garbage ALBANY, N.Y. — State officials say last month’s Earth Day “trash blitz” conducted by transportation department employees resulted in thousands of bags of garbage being picked up alon...
11:36, 05/10/2019

Australian rare-earth ore processor wants to build a plant in the US Enlarge / Construction takes place at the site of Lynas Corp.'s Advanced Materials Plant in the Gebeng Industrial Zone near Kuantan, Malaysia, on Thursday, April 19, 2012. (credit: Goh Seng Chong/Blo...
08:24, 05/27/2019

The Authority is Earth’s last hope in this The Wild Storm #23 exclusive The Wild Storm is rapidly approaching its conclusion, and the book’s final chapters have introduced a new third party to disrupt the intensifying war between covert organizations IO and Skywatch. Warr...
23:12, 05/28/2019

Meet ‘Mr. Earth Day,’ the Man Who Helped Organize the Annual Observance Nearly 50 years after 20 million Americans participated in the first Earth Day on April 22, 1970, more than 190 countries mark the annual day for raising awareness of environmental causes. And the sta...
18:36, 04/28/2019

China hints at cutting off US from rare earth minerals The Chinese government threatened Wednesday to limit exports of rare earths — chemical components used in various types of high-tech equipment — as part of its trade war with the Trump administration....
18:36, 05/29/2019

Trump Administration Joins Climate Change in War Against Earth It’s no secret that the Trump administration is actively antagonistic toward the reality of climate change. But according to a New York Times story published on Monday, the government isn’t just prepa...
17:36, 05/28/2019

US-China trade: what are rare-earth metals, and what's the dispute? The metals are used to produce a raft of goods, including mobile phones and camerasWhat are rare-earth metals?Rare earths refer to a group of 17 elements that are prized for their unique magnetic and ...
15:12, 05/29/2019

The oceans are very slowly draining into the rock below Earth's crust Ever since the breakup of the supercontinent Pangaea, sea water has been flowing deep into the planet, causing sea levels to fall over millions of years...
15:24, 05/24/2019

Godzilla grew 30 times faster than any organism on Earth. Here's why. If Godzilla were a real creature, his incredibly rapid growth spurt on the big screen would be off the charts, even setting evolutionary records, a new report finds....
02:48, 06/05/2019

Google Wants to Use AI to Track Pollution from Every Power Plant on Earth Satellites are our eyes in the sky or, er, in space. Now, a coalition of groups is turning to satellites and AI technology to help monitor emissions from all the world’s power plants. Read more......
08:48, 05/11/2019

'Iron Man' Unveils Tech Initiative to Save Earth Robert Downey Jr. has announced a new initiative called The Footprint Coalition that would help clean up the planet using advanced technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), robotics, and......
16:00, 06/05/2019

After Iron Man, Robert Downey Jr. aims to clean up the earth NEW YORK (AP) — After playing Iron Man for more than a decade, Robert Downey Jr. has found a real-life villain he wants to defeat: pollution. The movie star says he plans to start an organization next...
20:00, 06/05/2019

NASA needs your help to bring an asteroid sample back to Earth NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission has already accomplished a lot since arriving at the space rock known as Bennu late last year. The spacecraft successfully entered orbit around the asteroid, scanned it...
15:00, 05/24/2019

A Father’s Day spectacle in the sky: Strawberry Moon (AccuWeather) – Father’s Day celebrations will end with a full ‘Strawberry Moon’, the first full moon in the month of June and the last full moon of spring. However, thundersto...
10:00, 06/18/2019

Liftoff: the new race to the moon begins With Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Donald Trump and others making plans, the race is on to put people back on the moonFor Nasa employee Ryan Zeigler, the prospect of astronauts returning to the moon got real...
22:00, 05/27/2019

Apollo 11: the fight for the first footprint on the moon The decision to let Neil Armstrong take the first steps on the moon was controversial – especially with his colleague Buzz AldrinIt was 1969. The last year for President Kennedy’s pledge to land a man...
13:00, 05/26/2019

New study suggests the Moon may be shrinking Earth isn’t the only place that “quakes.” Rocky planets and moons regularly experience similar movements, and faults can form between massive chunks of crust on other worlds the same...
02:48, 05/14/2019

Why Apollo 10 Stopped Just 47,000 Feet From the Moon In a year when we’ll celebrate Apollo 11’s 50th anniversary, it’s worth remembering the pathfinders who completed the same mission with one critical order: don’t actually land on the moon....
00:00, 05/22/2019

This is where the Israeli spacecraft crashed into the moon On April 11, the Israeli Beresheet spacecraft attempted to land on the moon in the ancient volcanic field called the Sea of Serenity -- but it crashed instead. Now, NASA has released images that helpe...
03:36, 05/19/2019

First Look At Chandrayaan-2, Takes Off On July 15 For Moon India's second mission to the moon, Chandrayaan-2, is scheduled to lift off at 2:51 am on July 15 from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. Space agency ISRO is giving final touches to the 3.8 ton satellite...
13:12, 06/12/2019

Super worm moon – in pictures Wednesday night’s rare occurrence of a super worm moon coincided with the equinox. The name is a nod to the emergence of worms from the soil around the time of the March full moon Continue reading......
02:48, 05/02/2019

Give Trump a One-Way Ticket to the Moon!!! Donald Trump, like most children, is interested in space travel. Specifically, he’s started voicing a desire for another American mission to the moon and then to Mars....
16:36, 05/14/2019

New analysis of ‘moonquakes’ indicates the moon isn’t dead We tend to think of the moon as the archetypal “dead” world. Not only is there no life, almost all its volcanic activity died out billions of years ago. Even the youngest lunar lava is old enough to h...
11:36, 05/18/2019

The moon is shrinking and quaking. Is this something to worry about? Scientists Monday gave us the unsettling news that our favorite natural satellite, the moon, is shrinking, according to a study.        ...
21:24, 05/13/2019

Starwatch: a meeting between the moon and Jupiter There will be two celestial encounters to savour this weekWhereas our first lunar conjunction of the month (with Mars two weeks ago) took place when the moon was very young, this pairing with Jupiter ...
10:00, 05/20/2019

Life may have begun on Earth 100 million years earlier than we thought A new timeline of early evolution suggests life on Earth began 100 million years earlier than we thought, while meteorites were still pummelling the planet...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Google’s Earth Day 2019 Doodle Celebrates Nature’s Diversity To celebrate Earth Day 2019, Google has created a Doodle featuring fun facts about six fascinating creatures. When you click on Sunday’s Earth Day Google Doodle, it zooms in to show some of the ...
18:36, 04/28/2019

The Wandering Earth review: Epic Chinese sci-fi film heralds a new era The Wandering Earth, an adaptation of Cixin Liu's story of humans struggling to move Earth to a new home, is coming to Netflix. Our review: Despite a few science bloopers, it's cinematic gold...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Bedbugs roamed Earth alongside dinosaurs 100 million years ago Bedbugs have been around since the time of the dinosaurs, according to new research, though the parasites didn’t likely pester the prehistoric reptiles....
22:48, 05/16/2019

NASA Invites Media to Learn More About Near-Earth Asteroids, Comets Media are invited to hear experts from around the world discuss the latest research on near-Earth objects (NEOs) at the International Academy of Astronautics’ 2019 Planetary Defense Conference Monday,...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Lazio bring Atalanta down to earth with Coppa Italia triumph Sergej Milinkovic-Savic and Joaquin Correa settled a scrappy Coppa Italia final after a crucial first-half refereeing decisionBy the time Joaquin Correa’s shot hit the net, Lazio’s bench was already s...
12:36, 05/16/2019

New world map is a more accurate Earth and shows Africa's full size The “Equal Earth” projection shows the true area of continents such as Africa without greatly distorting their shapes and is already being adopted by NASA...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Minecraft Earth takes the original game and blends it with Pokemon Go After teasing the announcement during its Build 2019 keynote, Microsoft has officially announced Minecraft Earth, a new augmented reality (AR) game in the style of Pokemon Go for iOS and Android devic...
23:24, 05/17/2019

Asteroid strike may have forged the oldest rocks ever found on Earth The oldest rocks ever found are over four billion years old and we don’t know how they formed – but a massive asteroid bombardment may be responsible...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Wandering Earth: Rocket scientist explains how we could move our planet Enlarge (credit: NASA) In the Chinese science fiction film The Wandering Earth, recently released on Netflix, humanity attempts to change the Earth’s orbit using enormous thrusters in order to escap...
18:24, 05/18/2019

Biodiversity in crisis: Earth’s giant construction projects mapped out The planet’s largest areas of undisturbed wilderness in Siberia and tropical rainforests are under threat from huge waves of development. Here’s what it looks like...
18:36, 04/28/2019

BBC Earth from Space: satellite images give new view on conservation The BBC's new documentary, Earth from Space, explores how scientists use satellite imagery to view and understand some of nature's biggest challenges...
18:36, 04/28/2019

The Morning After: 'Minecraft Earth' remakes our world into a blocky AR sandbox Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Welcome to your weekend! Microsoft is hoping that its augmented reality Minecraft game will top Pokémon Go this summer, and did Lenovo really steal a fan-...
21:12, 05/18/2019

'Minecraft Earth' makes the world your augmented reality playground Microsoft wants you to see Minecraft everywhere you look: a virtual tree on your lawn, a life-sized castle sticking through your house and an elaborate cave system hidden beneath your local park. This...
16:24, 05/17/2019

Don’t miss: Earth from space, asteroid workouts and nature’s giants Watch a new series charting our planet from above, read all about the biggest living things, fend off space rocks for fun, plus more picks for your diary...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Minecraft Earth makes the whole real world your very own blocky realm When your game tops a hundred million players, your thoughts naturally turn to doubling that number. That’s the case with the creators, or rather stewards, of Minecraft at Microsoft, where the ...
17:36, 05/17/2019

In the beginning: The full story of life on Earth can finally be told The events of the first 3.5 billion years of evolution are coming to light at last and they include far more drama and intrigue than we ever imagined...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Burning Planet: Fire's intriguing role throughout Earth history We view fire as a hazard, but a thought-provoking book argues it wasn’t always so – and helps us revise our thinking by looking back over geological time...
18:36, 04/28/2019

NASA Celebrates Earth Day with Social Media, Public Events This Earth Day, April 22, NASA invites you to celebrate our beautiful home planet by participating in a global social media event and local events around the country....
18:48, 04/28/2019

Japan found water on an asteroid, and it could reveal secrets about Earth Nothing would excite astronomers more than to discover a planet somewhere out there with obvious signs of life, but it just hasn’t happened yet. Earth, we think, is pretty special in its ability...
15:12, 05/02/2019

US-China trade war sparks worries about rare earth minerals PHOENIX (AP) — Rising trade tensions have sparked worries about the 17 rare minerals needed for high-tech products such as robotics, drones and electric cars. China recently raised tariffs to 25% on r...
19:36, 06/08/2019

Spreadsheets have ruled Earth for too long—business must embrace the cloud Enlarge The one certainty in business software and services is that there will always be more acronyms. At the moment, though, there's more to the sector than just another jargon explosion: we're m...
12:00, 05/02/2019

Yuri Kozyrev's best photograph: Norilsk, one of Earth's most polluted places ‘This Arctic city was built by Russian prisoners in the late 1930s to meet wartime demand for metal. There are graveyards everywhere’ I shot this in Norilsk last summer. This city, 1,500 miles from th...
13:48, 05/02/2019

1,100ft-wide asteroid on course to pass by earth will be visible to naked eye A massive asteroid will be visible to the naked eye when it passes close to Earth within the same distance as spacecraft that orbit the planet, according to NASA....
17:00, 05/02/2019

Robert Downey Jr. launches a coalition to clean up the earth using AI and robots Robert Downey Jr.’s Iron Man may have met his end in the Marvel cinematic universe, but the movie star wants to keep doing things that one might associate with his on-screen persona, genius billionair...
11:12, 06/06/2019

Discovery of billion-year-old fungi changes our understanding of life on Earth When scientists search for species that lived hundreds of millions of years ago they’re not always just looking for ancient animals. Life on Earth has changed a lot over time, but sometimes a ne...
15:00, 05/24/2019

SpaceX’s Dragon returns to Earth after dropping off 5,500 pounds of supplies SpaceX just wrapped up yet another successfully resupply mission for NASA, dropping off a whopping 5,500 pounds of supplies for the scientists aboard the International Space Station and then returning...
22:36, 06/04/2019

Microsoft saved Minecraft Earth's AR gameplay reveal for Apple One thing missing from Microsoft's Minecraft Earth announcement? Actual gameplay. Strangely enough, it looks like Microsoft saved that honor for Apple, as it just debuted the first live footage o...
22:00, 06/03/2019

'The future of life on Earth lies in the balance' – a picture essay Almost 600 conservation experts have signed a letter by the wildlife charity WWF, published to coincide with UN report into loss of biodiversityAlmost 600 conservation experts have signed the Call4Nat...
03:48, 05/07/2019

NASA astronaut films awe-inspiring time-lapse of Earth Here on Earth, we see the Sun rise and set once in any given 24-hour period. If you want to see the sunrise or sunset you need to set your watch so you don’t miss it, or you’ll be left waiting another...
18:00, 06/03/2019

Can't get to Galaxy's Edge? Here are 10 Star Wars worlds you can visit right here on Earth Over the course of 10 movies and four decades, "Star Wars" has been filmed in dozens of countries from Tunisia to the Maldives. Here are 10 planets and moons you can visit without having to rev up you...
20:36, 06/01/2019

Beavers bigger than Justin Bieber used to roam the Earth: study Before the end of the last Ice Age, giant beavers roamed the wetlands of North America. Scientists are now speculating why a species considered highly successful for its time — much like superst...
00:48, 06/01/2019

How Spider-Man: Far From Home Brings Peter Parker Back Down to Earth On the UK set of Spider-Man: Far From Home last summer, one question was on the minds of press: How does Peter Parker’s next solo adventure deal with the cataclysmic events of Avengers: Infinity War a...
16:24, 05/08/2019

European Union nations are living far beyond the Earth's means: report The European Union's 28 countries consume the Earth's resources much faster than they can be renewed, and none of them has sustainable consumption policies, a report released on Thursday said, as EU l...
11:00, 05/09/2019

China willing to meet reasonable rare earth demand from other countries China is willing to meet reasonable demand for rare earths from other countries, but it would be unacceptable that countries using Chinese rare earths to manufacture products would turn around and sup...
11:36, 05/30/2019

Everest Climber Died After "His Last Sunrise From Highest Peak On Earth" It was the final climb on his quest to reach the highest summit on all seven continents. When Christopher Kulish finally reached Mount Everest's 29,035-foot peak, he joined an elite group known as the...
05:12, 05/29/2019

Oxford University academic says aliens are already breeding with humans on Earth An Oxford University academic says aliens are breeding with humans to produce a hyrid species capable of saving the planet from major disasters like climate change and nuclear war....
00:24, 05/02/2019

Surprisingly wet asteroid dust could spark a rethink of Earth's water Samples of space dust from the Hayabusa mission to the asteroid Itokawa are far less dry than we expected, which may prompt a rethink of how Earth got its water...
22:48, 05/01/2019

Explainer: U.S. dependence on China's rare earth - Trade war vulnerability Rare earth elements are used in a wide range of consumer products, from iPhones to electric car motors, as well as military jet engines, satellites and lasers....
00:36, 06/04/2019

Beto: We only have ’10 years’ left on Earth if we don’t address climate change Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke sounded the alarms on Monday, saying that people have only “ten years” left on Earth if no action is taken on climate change....
10:36, 04/30/2019

Extinct 'Denisovan' people may have lived on Earth's highest plateau The Tibetan Plateau is a tough environment so we thought humans arrived only about 12,000 years ago, but it seems someone was there 40,000 to 30,000 years ago...
20:12, 04/28/2019

Scientists on a sailboat just found nearly 200,000 viruses hiding in Earth's oceans Scientists aboard a single sailboat have identified nearly 200,000 marine virus species, increasing the number of known marine viruses from the 15,000 documented in previous surveys....
20:00, 04/29/2019

Large asteroid has a tiny chance of hitting Earth in September Space groups like NASA and the ESA track a huge number of near-Earth objects on a daily basis, and many of them have a chance to make life miserable if they one day end up on a collision course with E...
08:48, 06/13/2019

NASA’s Juno just discovered that Jupiter and Earth have something important in common NASA’s Juno spacecraft has delivered some of the most stunning glimpses of the gas giant that mankind has ever seen, but it’s also taught scientists a lot about how the planet works. We no...
07:24, 05/21/2019

NASA's excited about the God of Chaos asteroid heading toward Earth There’s an asteroid out there called 99942 Apophis that’s over 1,000 feet wide, and it’s scheduled to fly by Earth on April 13th, 2029.        ...
18:36, 04/30/2019

Men in Black: International review – a galactically gormless fall to earth The earnest introduction of gender and migrant issues can’t save this space-invaders caper from CGI-dependant mediocrityIt’s time once again for what must now be called the Meh in Black, making anothe...
15:48, 06/12/2019

18 new Earth-size exoplanets pop up in old Kepler planet-hunting data Scientists scouring old Kepler Space Telescope data have tracked down 18 more relatively small exoplanets imaged by the famed planet-hunting observatory....
12:00, 05/31/2019

Watch SpaceX launch Earth observation satellites at 10:17AM ET SpaceX is about to get your morning started in dramatic fashion (if you're in the Americas, that is). The private spaceflight outfit plans to launch Canada's RADARSAT Constellation Mission ...
16:24, 06/12/2019

A Startup Says It Can Automate Growing Perfect Weed Even as Earth Burns Over the years, a number of companies have claimed to make “the first” smartphone-controlled, automated home grow system. But I have thus far been only pitched by one that positions itself as a soluti...
21:36, 06/12/2019

This Striking Climate Change Visualization Is Now Customizable for Any Place on Earth When University of Reading climate scientist Ed Hawkins released his warming stripes visualization for the globe last year, people freaked (in a good way). The minimalist graphic stripped out unnecess...
23:12, 06/17/2019

| 'Exuberant celebrations are part of a World Cup' The United States say their allegedly over-exuberant goal celebrations in their record demolition of Thailand at the World Cup were nothing to do with humiliating them....
20:12, 06/15/2019

5G just part of technology's 'new Cold War frontline' As nations search for technology that 'confers a decisive strategic advantage' in controlling the 'global digital commons', the global political trends are reminiscent of the 1930s....
07:36, 06/17/2019

20 best easy pudding recipes: part 2 Vietnamese banana fritters and Nigella’s chocolate mousse – brilliant desserts to conjure up in no time at all20 best easy pudding recipes: part 1The tiny pea-sized strawberries that grow in the Kure ...
12:48, 05/28/2019

20 best easy pudding recipes: part 4 A zesty olive oil cake from Italy and a Portuguese pistachio rice pudding – simple dessert recipes with a twist20 best easy pudding recipes: part 120 best easy pudding recipes: part 220 best easy pudd...
10:12, 05/30/2019

20 best easy pudding recipes: part 3 An apricot pie from Nigel Slater and Honey & Co’s lemon and saffron posset – our favourite desserts from our favourite cookery writers20 best easy pudding recipes: part 120 best easy pudding recipes: ...
09:24, 05/29/2019

20 best easy pudding recipes: part 1 A classic chocolate coupe, summer ice lollies and a no-bake honey cheesecake – simple sweets to please family and friendsThis is a very simple recipe that will reward you greatly as long as the fruit ...
10:24, 05/27/2019

Boris Johnson will take part in BBC TV debate Boris Johnson has confirmed that he will take part in the BBC TV debate on Tuesdayt after the second round of leadership votes among Conservative MPs....
21:36, 06/14/2019

UK's Johnson says will take part in TV debate on Tuesday: BBC Boris Johnson, the front-runner in the race to succeed Theresa May as British prime minister, has agreed to take part in a televised debate with other contenders on Tuesday, the BBC said....
15:12, 06/14/2019

A Decisive Moment for Europe: Part 8 This is Part 8 of an 8-part series of short articles by EWI's Head of Global Research, Murray Gunn. Murray is based in London, where he documents European hot-button issues in great detail. Murray als...
21:48, 05/24/2019

A Decisive Moment for Europe: Part 6 This is Part 6 of an 8-part series of short articles by EWI's Head of Global Research, Murray Gunn. Murray is based in London, where he documents European hot-button issues in great detail. Murray als...
22:48, 05/17/2019

Gooigi is the best part of ‘Luigi’s Mansion 3’ It's been a long time since Luigi, the brother of Mario, last starred in a ghost-busting adventure. Too long, in fact -- Luigi's Mansion 2, better known as Dark Moon, came out more than six ...
01:24, 06/12/2019

How you could be a part of the 2020 Summer Olympics The torchbearer applications for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay have opened. Find out how you could be running an Olympic flame through Japan next year....
01:12, 06/18/2019

A Decisive Moment for Europe: Part 7 This is Part 7 of an 8-part series of short articles by EWI's Head of Global Research, Murray Gunn. Murray is based in London, where he documents European hot-button issues in great detail. Murray als...
23:48, 05/22/2019

A Decisive Moment for Europe: Part 1 "The European project is under increasing pressure." From this side of the Atlantic, it seems that Brexit is the only complication to worry about. In reality, the issues jeopardizing Europe run much d...
17:36, 05/01/2019

A Decisive Moment for Europe: Part 2 This is Part 2 of an 8-part series of short articles by EWI's Head of Global Research, Murray Gunn. Murray is based in London, where he documents European hot-button issues in great detail. Murray als...
17:36, 05/01/2019

A Decisive Moment for Europe: Part 5 This is Part 5 of an 8-part series of short articles by EWI's Head of Global Research, Murray Gunn. Murray is based in London, where he documents European hot-button issues in great detail. Murray als...
23:36, 05/10/2019

A Decisive Moment for Europe: Part 4 This is Part 4 of an 8-part series of short articles by EWI's Head of Global Research, Murray Gunn. Murray is based in London, where he documents European hot-button issues in great detail. Murray als...
22:24, 05/03/2019

Diversity 'part of Eintracht Frankfurt’s DNA' While Chelsea fans have recently been caught singing racist songs, Eintracht Frankfurt’s fans have stood against discrimination, just like their president. The two sides meet in the Europa League semi...
15:12, 05/01/2019

A Decisive Moment for Europe: Part 3 This is Part 3 of an 8-part series of short articles by EWI's Head of Global Research, Murray Gunn. Murray is based in London, where he documents European hot-button issues in great detail. Murray als...
17:36, 05/01/2019

Shares of rare earth miners skyrocket after Beijing threatens to cut off the minerals Shares of rare earth miners in Asia Pacific surged in morning trade on Wednesday after Beijing made a veiled threat toward Washington regarding the crucial minerals....
06:12, 05/29/2019

Discovery of billion-year-old fungi upends understanding of life on Earth When scientists search for species that lived hundreds of millions of years ago they’re not always just looking for ancient animals. Life on Earth has changed a lot over time, but sometimes a new disc...
20:24, 05/24/2019

NASA’s Kepler just spotted 18 new Earth-sized planets, but only one is worth dreaming about NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope may be dead, but that doesn’t mean that the wealth of data it gathered doesn’t still hold some untold surprises. A new research paper from scientists at...
15:00, 05/24/2019

RPT-China set to control rare earth supply for years due to processing dominance U.S. companies are years away from challenging Chinese dominance of rare earth minerals due to a lack of domestic processing facilities, ensuring the Asian nation will maintain its near-monopoly on re...
12:48, 05/30/2019

China rare earth prices soar on their potential role in trade war Chinese rare earth prices are set to climb further beyond multi-year highs hit following a flurry of state media reports that Beijing could weaponize its supply-dominance of the prized minerals in its...
15:48, 06/06/2019

Human society under urgent threat from loss of Earth's natural life Scientists reveal one million species at risk of extinction in damning UN report Human society is in jeopardy from the accelerating decline of the Earth’s natural life support systems, the world’s lea...
14:48, 05/06/2019

Astronomers captured an image of a double asteroid as it sped past Earth Astronomers eager to observe bizarre visitors to our neck of the Solar System were in for a real treat late last month as the rare double asteroid 1999 KW4 made a “close” pass of Earth at ...
23:24, 06/04/2019

Dr. Drew says LA public health in 'complete breakdown': 'No city on Earth tolerates this' The public health situation in the nation's second-largest city is in "a complete breakdown," Dr. Drew Pinsky said Thursday night on "The Ingraham Angle."...
07:48, 05/31/2019

Rare earth firms' stocks soar on U.S.-China trade war speculation Shares in rare earth-related companies soared on Tuesday, led by jumps in Chinese producers a day after Chinese President Xi Jinping visited a rare earth firm in southern China, sparking speculation t...
00:24, 05/22/2019

Cocktail of the week: EartH Kitchen’s Irish maid | The good mixer Fire up the barbecue and kick back with this refreshingly floral, whiskey-based summer coolerA super-simple, super-seasonal (now is the height of elderflower season) and refreshing summer sip.Serves 1...
21:48, 05/31/2019

Seasons of the witch: as women we nurture the riches of earth, food and health The correlation of the feminine to nature, repressive for so long, can be a source of power In the past few months I have started putting down roots. It’s a cliche but it’s literally what I’m doing. I...
14:12, 05/01/2019

Neutron star collision 4.6 billion years ago sent gold, platinum to Earth Two neutron stars collided 4.6 billion years ago near the Earth's solar system, showering the planet with some of its most precious metals, a new study says....
18:00, 05/03/2019

9.7 billion on Earth by 2050, but growth rate slowing, says new UN population report By the year 2050, there will be some 9.7 billion people living on Earth, says a UN population report released on Monday. However, the overall growth rate will continue to fall, and more countries will...
23:48, 06/17/2019

Mount Everest expedition installs highest weather stations on Earth Scientists installed the two highest weather stations in the world in an expedition to Mount Everest that wrapped up this week. A team led by the National Geographic Society and Tribhuvan University i...
19:24, 06/13/2019

China Trade Fight Raises Specter of Rare-Earth Shortage The U.S-China trade dispute has sent prices surging in rare-earth metals, a critical market for industries from electric cars to fuel makers. Chinese media reported that the country may cut exports of...
19:48, 05/31/2019

D-Day veteran John McHugh recalls Normandy invasion: It was hell on earth In an appearance on "Shepard Smith Reporting," World War II Army Cpl. John McHugh on Thursday recalled his harrowing experience as one of thousands of troops storming the beaches of Normandy, describi...
06:00, 06/07/2019

Back on Earth, China's Mars simulation base greets first visitors About 100 excited Chinese teenagers completed a five-hour tour of a space colony against a desolate backdrop not unlike the desert planet of Tatooine, the home world of Luke Skywalker....
19:36, 04/28/2019

China set to control rare earth supply for years due to processing dominance U.S. companies are years away from challenging Chinese dominance of rare earth minerals due to a lack of domestic processing facilities, ensuring the Asian nation will maintain its near-monopoly on re...
04:24, 05/30/2019

By Jupiter! How the solar system’s giant made Earth ripe for life An audacious mission circling Jupiter’s poles is probing the planet’s deepest mysteries - including how it shaped our solar system and paved the way for our existence...
15:12, 05/23/2019

Minecraft Earth: block building game moves into the real world Microsoft has launched an augmented reality version of the bestselling game, which follows Pokémon Go on to the streetsSince its beta launch in 2009, the blocky, world-building adventure game Minecraf...
16:48, 05/17/2019

‘Do everything in your power to tackle climate change’ UN chief urges on Mother Earth Day Marking International Mother Earth Day, the UN on Monday debated how best to build “an equitable and sustainable future” for all, through enhanced education and climate action, on the road to a key in...
18:24, 04/28/2019