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Scientists have discovered the first "interstellar immigrant" to our solar system. The asteroid, known as 2015 BZ509, has been in this peculiar backward orbit around the sun ever since getting sucked into our solar system, the researchers said. About 2...
A report analysis released by the NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information on Thursday stated that April was the Earth's third-warmest April on record. April was also Earth's 400th consecutive month with above-average temperatures, according to the National Oceanic and...
There Were 17 Enormous asteroids that passed near our An asteroid that’s larger than an ordinary cricket registered recently flew beyond Earth. It’ll reach its minimum distance from Earth at 22:05 UTC (5:05 p.m. CDT; translate UTC to your time)....
Researchers have identified a new kind of star that up until this point had only been considered hypothetically: an ancient sun that has lived so long, its outermost layer is now composed almost entirely of pure oxygen. The new discovery...
NASA and European Space Agency’s Hubble Space Telescope has produced one of the most detailed catalogs of star-forming regions present in 50 nearby galaxies within 60 million light years from Earth. Ultraviolet light is a major tracer of the youngest...
It seems someone is producing a banned ozone-depleting chemical again. Alarming findings published in the journal Nature seem set to trigger a global hunt for a hidden production plant that appears to be pumping out truly massive amounts of a...
From the Farside --"Octopus Descended from Alien Organisms Delivered to Earth by Comets". If someone asked you to guess which, of all the species of living things on the planet, was most likely to be of extra-terrestrial origin, what would...
Most dinosaurs buried their eggs and hoped for the best, but some species—including a few hefty ones—built nests and pampered unhatched offspring much as birds do today, a new study reveals. Once upon a time some 100 to 70 million...
Scientists performed genetic analysis and discovered their success was due to the large number of tubers they have evolved. The tasty tubers, or root vegetables, of the Jerusalem artichoke may make for a nice side dish, but the plant is...
Scientists have uncovered important genomic data from the remains of an ancient giant ground sloth. Scientists led by McMaster University's Hendrik Poinar isolated DNA from a 12,880-year-old Mylodon darwinii bone fragment from a museum collection that was originally uncovered in...

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