Scientists often look to the past for clues about how Earth’s landscapes might shift under a changing climate, and for insight into the migrations of human communities through time. A new study offers both by providing, for the first time
The overturning circulation of the Pacific Ocean “flipped” during the last ice age, altering the placement of ancient waters rich in carbon dioxide, according to Earth system scientists at the University of California, Irvine.
Ecologist Shane Godshall tromps in waders through two feet of mud in Thompsons Beach marsh on the Delaware Bay in Heislerville, in New Jersey’s Cumberland County.
A new species of ektopodontid possum has been described from Oligocene-age fossils found in central Australia. The post Bizarre Possum Species Lived in Australia 25 Million Years Ago appeared first on Sci.News: Breaking Science News.
The galaxy protocluster is question is forming around the recently-discovered Spiderweb galaxy (also known as MRC 1138-262 or PKS 1138-262), an object nearly 10 billion light-years away. The post ALMA Detects Huge Reservoir of Hot Gas in Very Distant Galaxy
Neptunian Trojans are trans-Neptunian objects in 1:1 mean-motion resonance with the ice giant Neptune. The post Neptunian Trojan Asteroids Exist in Broad Spectrum of Red Color, Astronomers Find appeared first on Sci.News: Breaking Science News.
NASA astronauts Kjell Lindgren, left, Jessica Watkins, center, and Bob Hines, right, take in the view from the interactive recreation of the International Space Station’s cupola in the One World Connected gallery at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum
One of the great episodes in the history of mathematics began on October 23, 1852. In a letter to Sir William Rowan Hamilton, Augustus De Morgan wrote, “A student of mine asked me today to give him a reason for
All About Climate is a Youtube channel dedicated to communicating climate science and combating misinformation about global warming. It is run by Roshan Salgado D’Arcy – or ‘Rosh’ for short. He is a geology graduate with an MSc in climate change and
Falcon 9 B1077-4 is being prepared to launch 56 Starlink v1.5 satellites into low Earth orbit on Wednesday, March 29 at 4:01 PM EDT (20:01 UTC), from SLC-40 at the Cape Canaveral Space Force Station. The Falcon 9 will be
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Alzheimer’s disease is the most prominent cause of dementia affecting millions of people worldwide. As the changes in brain function start around 10-20 years before…
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) hijacks parts of infected cells’ vital RNA machinery, thereby blocking important functions in the cells. These damaging changes in the RNA can…
Life’s work of University of South Florida researcher uncovers first ancient DNA from Swahili civilization. New study brings peace and restores pride to millions of…
On Sunday, October 9, 2022, a pulse of intense radiation swept through the solar system so exceptional that astronomers quickly dubbed it the BOAT –…
Human longevity records may be broken in the next few decades, a new modeling study suggests.
An object once thought to be a radio galaxy is actually an active black hole that changed angles to point directly at Earth, new research suggests.
A massive low-pressure system swirling over the Pacific has generated dozens of wind advisories and winter storm warnings for California.