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Scientists said Thursday that they had felt space-time vibrations known as gravitational waves from the merger of a pair of mammoth black holes resulting in a pit of infinitely deep darkness weighing as much as 49 suns, some 3...
Rare giant squid caught off the coast of Dingle to be brought to Natural History Museum. The 5.8m (19') squid was caught by the crew of the fishing vessel Cú na Mara during a trawl on the Porcupine Bank, 120...
NASA's EPIC camera captures flashes of lights millions of miles above from space. In 1990, when the Galileo satellite whipped around the Earth on its way to Jupiter, it caught sight of mysterious flashes of light coming from the surface...
Sea Creature That Washed Up On Indonesia's Shores Is Not A Giant Squid: What Is It?. The giant carcass of a sea creature was discovered in Indonesia after it washed ashore on the island of Seram, and it has everyone...
Researchers have found 3.5 billion-year-old fossilized microbial deposits in Western Australia, which could provide clues on the emergence of life on Earth — and other planets. Writing in the journal Nature Communications, Australian scientists explained how they found biological signatures...
World's last northern male rhino joins Tinder to find mates. "I don't mean to be too forward, but the fate of the species literally depends on me," the rhino's profile says. "I perform well under pressure." The campaign called "The Most...
Tree Stump On Mars? In an image snapped by the Curiosity rover on Sol 164, some have suggested there is an ancient tree stump that stands about three feet high, which they say means a variety of plants 'either...
There’s a new spider in town: specifically, a large, cave-dwelling one found in the mountains of Baja California Sur, Mexico. Entomologists Michael Wall and Jim Berrian of the San Diego Natural History Museum -- in collaboration with spider expert Maria...
Scientists have created a device that can pull drinking water from the air using only the power of sunlight. The water harvester is so effective that it even works well when humidity is as low as 20 percent—typical of...
Scientists have untangled a problem that has tripped us up for centuries: Why do we have to retie our shoes so often? The answer has to do with stomping and whipping. Scientists at UC Berkeley were intrigued by the mystery...

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