Smart News | Smithsonian Magazine feed for Smart NewsenWed, 14 Apr 2021 12:15:00 +0000Activist Group Will Return Stolen Confederate Monument—After Converting It Into a Toilet"White Lies Matter" had pledged to deliver the stone chair intact if the United Daughters of the Confederacy displayed a specific bannerWed, 07 Apr 2021 20:32:31 +0000Entirely Digital Artwork Sells for Record-Breaking $69 Million sale marks the third-highest auction price achieved by a living artistThu, 18 Feb 2021 12:30:00 +0000Japan Will Release Fukushima Nuclear Plant Wastewater Into Ocean years after the Fukushima nuclear disaster, the site is running out of space to store tritium-containing wastewater Wed, 14 Apr 2021 12:15:00 +0000Discarded Covid-19 Masks and Plastic Gloves Are Killing Wildlife are finding single-use items are entrapping and entangling animals all over the globeWed, 14 Apr 2021 11:15:00 +0000These Out-of-Focus Paintings Put a Contemporary Spin on Traditional Portraiture new exhibition in London showcases the Miaz Brothers' radical subversion of Old Master classicsWed, 14 Apr 2021 11:00:00 +0000Scientists Used A.I. to Recreate a Landscape Hidden Beneath a Picasso Painting reconstructions of the early 20th-century depiction of Barcelona are now on sale for $11,111.11 eachTue, 13 Apr 2021 20:29:13 +0000Baroque Painting Almost Sold for €1,500 May Be a Caravaggio Worth Millions authorities halted the sale after identifying "sufficient stylistic and documentary evidence" linking the work to the Old MasterTue, 13 Apr 2021 19:02:37 +0000Why Was This Mummified 17th-Century Bishop Buried With a Fetus? stillborn baby was likely the grandson of Peder Winstrup, whose well-preserved remains have been the subject of much studyTue, 13 Apr 2021 16:51:35 +0000Record-Breaking 16-Foot-Long Sawfish Washes Ashore in the Florida Keys a rare occurrence, a second 12-foot-long juvenile sawfish was found dead on a different beach in the state during the same weekTue, 13 Apr 2021 13:30:00 +0000After a Fiery Display, SpaceX Debris Landed on a Washington Farm are also investigating whether a cylindrical object that washed ashore in Oregon may also be from the SpaceX rocket boosterTue, 13 Apr 2021 12:30:00 +0000Stones Hint at Possible 600-Mile Dinosaur Migration From Wisconsin to Wyoming 150 million years ago, prehistoric plant-eaters may have carried the rocks in their bellies to aid digestionTue, 13 Apr 2021 11:30:00 +0000Drawing on Their Escapes From the Nazis, These Artists Became Celebrated Cartoonists groundbreaking female comic book artist, a MAD magazine star and a counterfeiter-turned-illustrator share the floor in an exhibit in New York CityMon, 12 Apr 2021 17:05:58 +000017th-Century Coins Found in a Fruit Grove May Solve a 300-Year-Old Pirate Mystery historian Jim Bailey was mystified by the Arabic writing on the discovered lootMon, 12 Apr 2021 16:39:04 +0000NASA Reveals Spectacular New Hubble Telescope Image of the Veil Nebula processing techniques brought out finer details of the nebula’s filaments and delicate threads of translucent ionized gasMon, 12 Apr 2021 13:30:00 +0000Scientists Detect X-Rays Radiating From Uranus beams could be scattered light from the Sun, fluorescence from Uranus's rings, or produced by auroras on the ice giantMon, 12 Apr 2021 12:30:00 +0000More Than 50 Orcas Hunt and Kill Blue Whale Off Australian Coast is one of just a handful of times that orcas have ever been recorded killing a blue whaleMon, 12 Apr 2021 11:30:00 +0000Trove of Treasures, From Gold Skull Ring to Tudor Coins, Unearthed in Wales macabre jewelry is a unique example of "memento mori" art, which aimed to remind viewers of their mortalityMon, 12 Apr 2021 11:00:00 +0000Gorillas Beat Their Chests to Communicate With Each Other larger male apes have lower frequencies in their pounds and may use chest-beating to signal their social status, strength, and size to others Mon, 12 Apr 2021 10:30:00 +0000Hundreds of Centuries-Old Trees Felled to Rebuild Notre-Dame's Iconic Spire authorities cut down some 1,000 historic oaks as part of the Paris cathedral's ambitious reconstruction processMon, 12 Apr 2021 10:00:00 +0000Archaeologists in Egypt Discover 3,000-Year-Old 'Lost Golden City' as one of the country's most significant finds in a century, the site dates to a time of political, religious and artistic changeFri, 09 Apr 2021 19:52:31 +0000New Measurements of Muons Might Rewrite Particle Physics gap between theoretical predictions and the experimental measurements isn’t a full-blown discovery yet Fri, 09 Apr 2021 19:32:05 +0000How Prince Philip Modernized—and Fought to Preserve—the Monarchy U.K.'s longest-serving royal consort died Friday at age 99Fri, 09 Apr 2021 18:16:43 +0000Five Things to Know About the Gardner Museum Heist—the Biggest Art Theft in Modern History 1990, two thieves made off with a $500 million cache of art by Rembrandt, Vermeer, Degas and more. Three decades later, the works remain missingFri, 09 Apr 2021 18:08:32 +0000Evacuations Ongoing After 'Explosive Eruption' on Caribbean Island activity on the island of St. Vincent prompted mandatory evacuations hours before the eruption startedFri, 09 Apr 2021 15:52:23 +0000Climate Change Linked to Increase in Arctic Lightning Strikes warming climate makes Arctic lightning possible, and resulting wildfires release immense amounts of carbon from the permafrost Fri, 09 Apr 2021 13:35:05 +0000Vandals Deface 'Irreplaceable' Native American Rock Carvings in Georgia unknown criminals painted the 1,000-year-old petroglyphs in bright colors and scratched their surfaces beyond recognitionThu, 08 Apr 2021 19:50:42 +0000Study Finds Rat Poison in Dead Eagles From Across the U.S. than 82 percent of 133 eagles tested had so-called anticoagulant rodenticides in their bodiesThu, 08 Apr 2021 19:41:30 +0000To Fight Climate Change With Trees, America Needs More Seedlings research estimates the U.S. would need to double production to meet its reforestation goalsThu, 08 Apr 2021 19:19:22 +0000Virtual Tour Restores Baalbek's Stunning Roman Temples to Their Former Glory free online experience allows users to toggle between views of the ancient Lebanese city today and as it appeared in 215 A.D.Thu, 08 Apr 2021 16:24:32 +0000How Los Angeles Plans to Preserve the City's Black Cultural Heritage 3 percent of L.A.'s historic landmarks commemorate African American history. A new three-year project hopes to change thatThu, 08 Apr 2021 10:30:00 +0000Newly Discovered Gainsborough Portrait Reveals Likeness of Overlooked Composer acclaimed British artist's painting of Czech musician Antonín Kammel may be worth upward of $1.3 millionWed, 07 Apr 2021 17:46:38 +0000Is This 4,000-Year-Old Bronze Age Slab the Oldest Known Map in Europe? research suggests the stone, first discovered in 1900, may have represented the territory of an ancient kingWed, 07 Apr 2021 16:32:34 +0000New Fissure in Iceland Volcano Prompts Evacuation of Tourists re-evaluated the safety of the eruption site after a new fissure began spewing steam and lava a half-mile from the original cratersWed, 07 Apr 2021 13:30:00 +0000Contagious Yawning May Keep Lion Prides in Sync study finds after yawning together, lions were 11 times more likely to copy the actions of the individual that yawned firstWed, 07 Apr 2021 12:30:00 +0000Explorers Survey World's Deepest Known Shipwreck American destroyer U.S.S. Johnston sank on October 25, 1944, during the Battle of Leyte Gulf in the Philippine SeaWed, 07 Apr 2021 11:30:00 +0000This Artemisia Gentileschi Painting Spent Centuries Hidden From Public View 17th-century portrait of Lucretia is set to go on view at the Getty Museum in Los AngelesWed, 07 Apr 2021 10:30:00 +0000Ingenuity Helicopter Survives Its First Night Alone on Mars April 3, 2021, the spacecraft launched from the Perseverance rover and successfully landed on the red planetTue, 06 Apr 2021 19:44:45 +0000WHO Releases Results of First Investigation Into the Origin of Covid-19 virus was most likely first spread from a wild animal, possibly bats, to an unknown intermediate animal, possibly farm animals, and then to humans Tue, 06 Apr 2021 19:15:16 +0000Why Egypt Paraded 22 Ancient Pharaohs Through the Streets of Cairo organized the lavish, made-for-TV event in hopes of revitalizing the country's tourism industryTue, 06 Apr 2021 19:06:33 +0000Listen to the First Song Ever Recorded on This Ancient, Harp-Like Instrument Sekar, a luthier based in southern India, has painstakingly recreated the long-lost yazhTue, 06 Apr 2021 16:42:51 +0000How a Stint in Hamburg Helped Catapult the Beatles to Superstardom trove of letters and photographs associated with the band's time in Germany is set to go up for auction next monthTue, 06 Apr 2021 11:00:00 +0000Dolphins Spotted in Venice's Grand Canal—for Real This Time coast guard and a rescue organization took about two hours to guide the cetaceans out of the canalMon, 05 Apr 2021 17:47:34 +0000Hear a 16th-Century Concert Recreated by a 'Musical Time Machine' modeled the acoustics of Linlithgow Palace in Scotland to transport listeners back to a 1512 performanceMon, 05 Apr 2021 17:25:36 +0000A Very Angry Octopus Goes Viral After Lashing Out at an Australian Tourist video posted to social media captures the cephalopod's arm-flinging attack Mon, 05 Apr 2021 17:16:00 +0000Study of Narwhal Tusks Reveals a Swiftly Changing Arctic analysis of ten tusks shows shifting diets and increasing levels of mercury as climate change warms the polar regionMon, 05 Apr 2021 11:30:00 +0000Get Lost in the Sauce With a Brand New Pasta Shape, Cascatelli ruffled, waterfall-inspired noodle resembles a combination of mafaldine and bucatini Fri, 02 Apr 2021 19:05:27 +0000Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine Is Highly Effective at Preventing Covid-19 Infections in Adolescents a study of 2,260 children age 12 to 15, no vaccinated kids contracted the virusFri, 02 Apr 2021 18:34:04 +0000Crystals Found in Kalahari Desert Challenge Assumptions About Where in Africa Human Culture Arose 105,000-year-old items may have held religious meaningFri, 02 Apr 2021 17:44:03 +0000How Studying Lemur Hibernation Could Make Long-Distance Space Travel Easier One Day humans' closest hibernating relative, learning from the critters could also make emergency surgery safer and inform metabolic disease researchFri, 02 Apr 2021 12:30:00 +0000Las Vegas Was Inundated by 46 Million Grasshoppers on a Single Night in 2019 new study says the horde of insects was drawn to the Vegas Strip by its famously bright lightsFri, 02 Apr 2021 11:45:00 +0000Mississippi Returns Hundreds of Native Americans' Remains to Chickasaw Nation after their bones were placed in storage, the state has repatriated the remains of 403 Indigenous ancestorsFri, 02 Apr 2021 10:30:00 +0000Mars Helicopter Ingenuity Holds Piece of Wright Brothers History under Ingenuity's solar panels is a stamp-sized swatch of fabric from the Wright FlyerThu, 01 Apr 2021 16:17:54 +0000Medieval Jews in England Kept Kosher Laws, New Research Suggests 800-year-old trash dump in Oxford reveals adherence to Jewish dietary codesThu, 01 Apr 2021 16:03:30 +0000New Atomic Clocks May Someday Redefine the Length of a Second used three atomic clocks to measure time accurately down to the quadrillionth of a percentThu, 01 Apr 2021 15:11:38 +0000A Swindler Almost Sold These Forged 'Masterpieces' for $14.7 Million authorities halted the sale of the three works, which were falsely attributed to El Greco, Modigliani and GoyaThu, 01 Apr 2021 10:30:00 +0000How Space Travel Shrank Astronaut Scott Kelly's Heart in orbit, the adaptable muscle doesn't need to combat gravity to pump bloodThu, 01 Apr 2021 10:30:00 +0000Dollhouse-Sized Exhibition Will Showcase Mini Creations by Art-World Giants new show at the Pallant House Gallery in England features pint-sized works by Damien Hirst, Rachel Whiteread and moreWed, 31 Mar 2021 19:49:53 +0000CDC Study of Vaccinated Frontline Workers Shows Covid-19 Shots Effectively Prevent Infection, Not Just Symptoms vaccinated group of participants saw 90 percent fewer cases than if they had not been vaccinatedWed, 31 Mar 2021 19:23:19 +0000NOAA's Weather Forecasting System Just Got a Major Update new version of the Global Forecast System could give Americans in the path of a hurricane an additional 36 hours to prepare compared to the old modelWed, 31 Mar 2021 17:13:11 +0000Mummified Parrots Found in Chile Suggest Vast Pre-Hispanic Trade Network in South America likely kept the birds as exotic pets whose feathers were prized for their use in headdresses and hatsWed, 31 Mar 2021 16:06:23 +0000How a New Digital Archive Preserves—and Protects—Indigenous Folk Medicine's database features hundreds of thousands of entries detailing traditional healing practicesWed, 31 Mar 2021 11:00:00 +0000A Puzzling Brain Disease Is Killing Black Bears in the Western United States animals showing signs of a neurological disorder had brain inflammation, but the cause is still unknownTue, 30 Mar 2021 19:12:00 +0000These Iron Age Swedish Warriors Were Laid to Rest on Luxurious Feather Bedding say the various types of bird feathers used may hold symbolic significanceTue, 30 Mar 2021 17:58:03 +0000How Alice Neel's Revolutionary Portraits Put People First new show at the Metropolitan Museum of Art features 100 of the American artist's paintings, drawings and watercolorsTue, 30 Mar 2021 14:16:36 +0000Thanks to a Genetic Mutation, These French Rabbits Prefer Handstands to Bunny Hops unusually acrobatic sauteur d’Alfort rabbits were first discovered in France in 1935Tue, 30 Mar 2021 11:45:00 +0000You Can Now Explore the Louvre's Entire Collection Online new digital database features 480,000 works from the Paris museum's holdingsTue, 30 Mar 2021 10:30:00 +0000The Colossal Container Ship Stuck in the Suez Canal Has Been Freed the help of high tides, tugboats were finally able to yank the vessel looseMon, 29 Mar 2021 21:19:10 +0000Why U.S. Approval of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 Vaccine Is Taking So Long unprecedented public exchange with a data review board is the latest of AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccine’s hurdlesMon, 29 Mar 2021 17:15:52 +00003,200-Year-Old Mural of Knife-Wielding Spider God Found in Peru farmers accidentally destroyed 60 percent of the shrine complex that houses the ancient Cupisnique paintingMon, 29 Mar 2021 16:16:34 +0000Is This the Face of King Tut's Father, Pharaoh Akhenaten? 3-D reconstruction visualizes what KV55, a mummy long thought to be the ancient Egyptian ruler, may have looked likeMon, 29 Mar 2021 15:27:15 +0000Experiments Find Gene Key to the Human Brain's Large Size single gene identified by the study may be what makes human brains three times larger than our closest great ape relatives at birthMon, 29 Mar 2021 11:45:00 +0000Take a Virtual Tour of Feminist Icon Gloria Steinem's Historic Manhattan Apartment honor of her 87th birthday, the speaker and activist is (digitally) welcoming visitors into her homeMon, 29 Mar 2021 11:00:00 +0000Like Humans and Mammals, Octopuses May Have Two Stages of Sleep do not know if octopuses dream in color, but they do change color while sleepingFri, 26 Mar 2021 21:40:27 +0000Burrowing Bunnies in Wales Unearth Trove of Prehistoric Artifacts on Skokholm Island discovered Stone Age tools and fragments of a Bronze Age cremation urnFri, 26 Mar 2021 15:34:47 +0000The Amazon Rainforest Now Emits More Greenhouse Gases Than It Absorbs change and deforestation have transformed the ecosystem into a net source of planet-warming gases instead of a carbon sinkFri, 26 Mar 2021 12:30:00 +0000Why Bald Eagle Populations Soared in the Last Decade 1963, only 417 breeding pairs remained, but 71,400 active couples were recorded as of 2019Fri, 26 Mar 2021 11:30:00 +0000Graves of Enslaved People Discovered on Founding Father's Delaware Plantation signee of the U.S. Constitution, John Dickinson enslaved as many as 59 men, women and children at one timeFri, 26 Mar 2021 11:00:00 +0000How a Sweeping Survey in NYC Redefines What It Means to Make 'Latinx' Art new triennial at El Museo del Barrio features a wide range of works by 42 artists and collectivesFri, 26 Mar 2021 10:30:00 +0000Hawai'i Is Officially the Best Place on Earth to See Rainbows, According to Science geographic location and topography of the islands create beautiful viewsThu, 25 Mar 2021 19:58:24 +0000How Modern Researchers Are Trying to Recreate a Long-Lost Fabric muslin was immensely popular for millennia, but the secrets of its creation faded from memory by the early 20th centuryThu, 25 Mar 2021 19:19:39 +0000How Did This Walrus Get to Wales? same walrus might have stopped briefly in Denmark and Ireland Thu, 25 Mar 2021 18:26:21 +0000New Book Details the Lives of Vincent van Gogh's Sisters Through Their Letters missives reveal that the Impressionist artist's family paid for his younger sibling's medical care by selling 17 of his paintingsThu, 25 Mar 2021 16:09:55 +0000Pioneering Victorian Suffragist's Unseen Watercolor Paintings Are Up for Sale landscape scenes by 19th-century British social reformer Josephine Butler are headed to the auction blockThu, 25 Mar 2021 11:00:00 +0000Scientists Capture Swirling Magnetic Fields in New Image of Black Hole updated picture adds polarization, revealing new details of the stunning cosmic phenomenonWed, 24 Mar 2021 16:50:03 +0000Step Into the Pages of 'Goodnight Moon' With This Enchanting Exhibition view at Fort Makers in NYC, the show features 14 artists' reimagined interpretations of objects from the beloved children's bookWed, 24 Mar 2021 16:25:31 +0000This Wooden Sculpture Is Twice as Old as Stonehenge and the Pyramids findings about the 12,500-year-old Shigir Idol have major implications for the study of prehistoryWed, 24 Mar 2021 15:09:30 +0000Czech Chimpanzees Use Video Calls to Fight Lockdown Blues at Safari Park Dvůr Králové and a zoo in Brno set up daily video calls for their chimpanzeesWed, 24 Mar 2021 12:30:00 +0000This Map Shows You the Odds of Finding a New Species in Your Neighborhood 'Map of Life' predicts where undiscovered birds, reptiles, amphibians and mammals could be found around the worldWed, 24 Mar 2021 11:30:00 +0000Researchers Discover Ruins of Maryland's Earliest Colonial Site, a 386-Year-Old Fort team used ground-penetrating radar to identify the outlines of a defensive outpost at the St. Mary's settlementWed, 24 Mar 2021 11:00:00 +0000See Astonishing Milky Way Mosaic Image That Took 12 Years to Create Finnish astrophotographer created the 1.7 gigapixel image by stitching together photos with a total exposure time of roughly 1,250 hoursWed, 24 Mar 2021 10:30:00 +0000Was This Ornament of a Knight Emerging From a Snail Shell a 'Medieval Meme'? unusual image "may be a satirical reference to cowardly or non-chivalric behavior of opponents," says curator Beverly NenkTue, 23 Mar 2021 17:48:58 +0000Seaweed-Fed Cows Burp Less Planet-Warming Methane report an 82 percent reduction in methane emissions in cows fed 1.5 to 3 ounces of seaweed a day for 21 weeksTue, 23 Mar 2021 11:30:00 +00003,000-Year-Old Gold Mask, Silk Linked to Enigmatic Civilization Found in China state of Shu left behind few written records. A trove of 500 newly excavated objects may offer insights on the mysterious kingdomTue, 23 Mar 2021 11:00:00 +0000New Jersey Estate Owned by Napoleon's Older Brother Set to Become State Park 1815, exiled Spanish king Joseph Bonaparte fled to the U.S., where he lived in luxury on a sprawling, 60-acre estateTue, 23 Mar 2021 10:30:00 +0000Icelandic Volcano Erupts After 6,000 Years of Dormancy was the first eruption in southwestern Iceland in nearly 800 yearsMon, 22 Mar 2021 20:21:43 +0000Seafloor Trawl Fishing May Release as Much Carbon as Air Travel new study finds the carbon released when bottom trawlers stir up the seafloor is equal to the emissions of the entire aviation industryMon, 22 Mar 2021 19:27:30 +0000New Theory Suggests 'Oumuamua Is a Nitrogen Ice Pancake the interstellar visitor swept around the sun, it got a speed boost, probably because some of the ice vaporizedMon, 22 Mar 2021 19:14:41 +0000Rare Bronze Bull Sacrificed to Zeus Found at Site of the Ancient Olympic Games 3,000-year-old figurine was probably a votive offering made at the Greek god's altar in OlympiaMon, 22 Mar 2021 15:40:55 +0000Discovery of a 95-Million-Year-Old 'Eagle Shark' Fossil Makes Waves ancient creature likely used its six-foot-wide wingspan to move with 'underwater flight'Mon, 22 Mar 2021 11:45:00 +0000Researchers Are Investigating Why Marine Animals Swim in Perplexing Circles creatures may exhibit the spiraling behavior to navigate the ocean, for mating rituals, or to track preyMon, 22 Mar 2021 11:05:00 +0000The Little-Known Story of Violet Gibson, the Irish Woman Who Shot Mussolini free radio documentary tells the tale of the long-overlooked individual who nearly killed the Italian dictator in 1926Mon, 22 Mar 2021 11:00:00 +0000Trove of Early Yayoi Kusama Works to Go on Public View for the First Time Japanese artist gifted the pieces, which will be exhibited ahead of a May auction, to her doctor as thanks for free medical careFri, 19 Mar 2021 19:18:31 +0000Largest Dust Storm in More Than a Decade Blanketed China This Week quality readings in Beijing reached dangerous levels while residents were urged to stay indoorsFri, 19 Mar 2021 19:01:48 +0000The Newseum's Iconic First Amendment Tablet Is Headed to Philadelphia in at 50 tons, the marble slab previously adorned the facade of the now-shuttered journalism museum in D.C.Fri, 19 Mar 2021 16:55:47 +0000Study Shows Fingerprint Ridges Play Key Role in Sense of Touch show that our fingertips’ finely tuned sensitivity maps onto the whorled ridges of our printsFri, 19 Mar 2021 12:15:00 +0000Mars' Missing Water Might Be Hiding in Its Minerals research estimates how much water was absorbed into the mineral makeup of Mars' crust Fri, 19 Mar 2021 11:45:00 +0000'Ghost Forests' May Become More Common as Sea Levels Rise Coast woodlands are left parched as brackish water encroaches on landscapesFri, 19 Mar 2021 11:30:00 +0000New Project Reimagines the U.S.' First Antislavery Newspaper, the 'Emancipator' joint initiative from Boston University and the "Boston Globe" revamps a 19th-century abolitionist publication for 21st-century research about raceFri, 19 Mar 2021 10:30:00 +0000For the First Time in 75 Years, a New Invasive Species of Mosquito Was Found in Florida year, entomologists in the state found 121 Aedes scapularis mosquitoes, which can carry yellow feverThu, 18 Mar 2021 18:17:28 +0000Rare Ancient Tool Found in Australia May Have Been Made With Kangaroo Bone rare find is helping archaeologists piece together Indigenous technologies used thousands of years agoThu, 18 Mar 2021 17:07:32 +0000Scientists Make Tiny Lab-Grown Tear Glands Cry tear-producing organoids researchers created could one day help relieve medical conditions that cause dry eyes Thu, 18 Mar 2021 12:30:00 +0000For the First Time, Paleontologists Unearth Fossil of Non-Avian Dinosaur Incubating a Nest of Eggs find is the first evidence that oviraptorosaurs—also called 'egg thief lizards'—were nurturing to their youngThu, 18 Mar 2021 11:40:00 +0000Don't Just Look at These Paintings—Smell Them Too, Says New Dutch Exhibition"Scent dispensers" will emit odors fragrant and foul to evoke 17th-century EuropeThu, 18 Mar 2021 11:00:00 +0000Fire at 16th-Century Mexican Church Prompts Debate Over How to Protect Cultural Heritage argue that a lack of preservation funding contributed to the devastating lossThu, 18 Mar 2021 10:30:00 +0000Archaeologists Uncover a 1,300-Year-Old Skeleton of a Maya Diplomat remains revealed that the government official was wealthy as an adult, but he had a difficult childhood Wed, 17 Mar 2021 20:26:03 +0000Russian Scientists Sink Giant Deepwater Neutrino Telescope Into World's Largest Freshwater Lake the depths of Lake Baikal, the observatory is designed to detect nature's ghost particlesWed, 17 Mar 2021 14:44:16 +0000Scientists May Have Discovered How the Ancient Greeks' 'First Computer' Tracked the Cosmos proposed a new theoretical model for the Antikythera Mechanism, a 2,000-year-old device used to chart the universeWed, 17 Mar 2021 14:10:44 +0000Sending DNA From Earth's 6.7 Million Species to the Moon to Safeguard Life propose constructing a 'lunar ark' to provide our planet with a 'reset button' in the event of a world-ending catastrophe Wed, 17 Mar 2021 11:45:00 +0000Analysis of 6,200-Year-Old Grave Raises New Questions About Neolithic Massacre in Croatia extracted DNA from 38 victims of a fifth-millennium B.C. mass killingWed, 17 Mar 2021 10:30:00 +0000Twin Birth Rates Have Soared Globally in the Last Three Decades trend is a result of women deciding to have children later in life and the use of medically assisted reproduction methodsTue, 16 Mar 2021 18:24:15 +0000Dozens of Dead Sea Scroll Fragments Found in Israeli Cave pieces of parchments are the first of their kind discovered during archaeological excavations in 60 yearsTue, 16 Mar 2021 18:24:14 +0000Unusual Exoplanet Might Be Regrowing Its Atmosphere of the first atmosphere trapped under the planet’s thin crust might escape through volcanic eruptionsTue, 16 Mar 2021 17:18:27 +0000Philadelphia Skyscrapers Turn Lights Off to Save Migrating Birds new program aimed at reducing deadly collisions with buildings for migrating birds is set to begin on April 1Tue, 16 Mar 2021 12:30:00 +0000'Underwater Roombas' Scan Southern California Coast for DDT Barrels of tons of the toxic chemical have likely littered the ocean floor near Santa Catalina Island for decadesTue, 16 Mar 2021 11:45:00 +0000Archaeologists Discover Traces of Early Christian Community in Egypt between the fourth and eighth centuries A.D., the vast site housed multiple churches, monastic cells and other structuresTue, 16 Mar 2021 11:00:00 +0000A New Sculpture in Brooklyn Honors Ruth Bader Ginsburg statue, unveiled to coincide with Women's History Month, is dedicated to the late Supreme Court justiceTue, 16 Mar 2021 10:30:00 +0000This Snail's Venom Mimics Pheromones to Lure Prey With Sex mini mollusk may use a 'siren call' strategy to entice marine worms out of hidingMon, 15 Mar 2021 19:44:38 +0000Ruins of Medieval Palace Found Beneath English Retiree's Garden in the 13th century, the castle in Somerset County served as a residence for local bishopsMon, 15 Mar 2021 16:22:15 +0000Growing an Ounce of Pot Indoors Can Emit as Much Carbon as Burning a Full Tank of Gas some parts of the United States, the growing cannabis industry is responsible for significant greenhouse gas emissions Mon, 15 Mar 2021 11:30:00 +00003-D Reconstructions Reveal the Faces of Two Medieval Dukes used a variety of techniques to visualize what Czech rulers Spytihněv I and Vratislav I might have looked likeMon, 15 Mar 2021 11:00:00 +0000How Did This Grasshopper End Up Trapped in a Vincent van Gogh Painting? research offers insights on "Olive Trees" (1889), including the story of the hapless insect trapped on its thickly painted surfaceMon, 15 Mar 2021 10:30:00 +0000Remembering the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster Ten Years Later 9.0-magnitude earthquake in 2011 remains the largest in Japan's recorded history Fri, 12 Mar 2021 18:44:41 +0000This 17th-Century Cookbook Contained a Vicious Attack on Oliver Cromwell's Wife Cromwell Museum has republished a text first issued by the English Lord Protector's enemies as propagandaFri, 12 Mar 2021 18:10:58 +0000World War II Couple's Love Letters Found Beneath British Hotel's Floorboards discovered a trove of wartime artifacts, including chocolate wrappers, cigarette packets and correspondenceFri, 12 Mar 2021 15:16:53 +0000Mars' Perseverance Landing Site Named After Science Fiction Author Octavia E. Butler Jezero crater location has been named 'Octavia E. Butler Landing' in honor of the late literary giantFri, 12 Mar 2021 14:46:05 +0000Officials Say Invasive Zebra Mussels Are Hiding in Aquarium Decor Sold Across U.S. stores in 21 states recall items after reports of the destructive bivalves lurking in moss ballsFri, 12 Mar 2021 12:30:00 +0000Silver Diadem Found in Spain May Point to Bronze Age Woman's Political Power say the crown—and the trove of ornate objects buried alongside it—could have belonged to a female ruler of La ArgarFri, 12 Mar 2021 12:00:00 +0000Eleven-Year-Old Boy Discovers Ancient Fertility Amulet in Israeli Desert 2,500-year-old ceramic figurine was likely created to provide protection and promote conceptionThu, 11 Mar 2021 20:54:15 +0000Songbirds Are Spreading a Deadly Disease at Birdfeeders siskins, a type of finch, can spread salmonella bacteria when they poop on the high-traffic platformsThu, 11 Mar 2021 20:15:04 +0000A Medieval Woman Wore This 'Birthing Girdle' to Protect Herself During Labor found traces of bodily fluids, as well as milk and other materials associated with pregnancy, on the ten-foot long parchmentThu, 11 Mar 2021 17:31:45 +0000For the First Time in Its 200-Year History, the Rijksmuseum Features Women Artists in 'Gallery of Honour' Amsterdam institution is spotlighting works by Dutch Golden Age painters Judith Leyster, Gesina ter Borch and Rachel RuyschThu, 11 Mar 2021 15:55:03 +0000Satellite Imagery Shows Northern California Kelp Forests Have Collapsed say they're not sure these iconic coastal ecosystems will be able to make a comeback anytime soonThu, 11 Mar 2021 12:35:00 +0000Rare Meteorite Found in U.K. Driveway Could Hold Secrets of the Early Solar System of people spotted the fireball on February 28, and more fragments may still be scattered in Gloucestershire Thu, 11 Mar 2021 12:30:00 +0000A Rare Astronomical Phenomenon of Three Planets Aligning Occurs This Week, Saturn, and Mercury are visible in the pre-dawn sky this week, along with a crescent moonWed, 10 Mar 2021 18:02:02 +0000Hazelnut Shell Sheds Light on Life in Scotland More Than 10,000 Years Ago archaeologists discovered the shell, along with evidence from an Iron Age structure, in 2019Wed, 10 Mar 2021 17:53:21 +0000San Diego Zoo's Great Apes Receive First Experimental Covid-19 Vaccine for Animals bonobos and four orangutans were treated with a synthetic form of the virus Wed, 10 Mar 2021 17:47:02 +0000Sea Slug's Decapitated Head Crawls Around Before Regrowing a Body think that lopping off its own noggin could help the critter rid itself of parasitesWed, 10 Mar 2021 13:00:00 +0000To Study Night-Shining Clouds, NASA Used Its 'Super Soaker' Rocket to Make a Fake One summer months above the North and South Poles, glowing clouds occasionally form naturally at sunset under the right conditionsWed, 10 Mar 2021 12:45:00 +0000Five Rarely Seen Frida Kahlo Artworks United for Dallas Exhibition show features lesser-known paintings and drawings, most of which date to the end of the iconic Mexican artist's lifeWed, 10 Mar 2021 12:00:00 +0000Was This Helmet Worn by an Ancient Greek Soldier During the Persian Wars? in Haifa Bay, Israel, in 2007, the bronze headgear boasts an intricate, peacock-like patternTue, 09 Mar 2021 20:58:13 +0000CDC Releases Guidelines for People Vaccinated Against Covid-19 rules allow small gatherings with other vaccinated people or visits to a single household of unvaccinated people Tue, 09 Mar 2021 18:44:51 +0000Explore 200 Years of Tattoo History With This New Book tattoo artist Henk Schiffmacher shows off designs from around the world in images from his private collectionTue, 09 Mar 2021 17:42:44 +0000Climate Change Lays Waste to Butterflies Across American West documents declines across hundreds of species over recent decades, and finds years featuring warmer, drier autumns are particularly deadlyTue, 09 Mar 2021 13:30:00 +0000New A.I. Tool Makes Historic Photos Move, Blink and Smile algorithm matches pre-recorded video with the photo depending on the subject's pose and applies natural facial movements to the imageTue, 09 Mar 2021 12:30:00 +0000Researchers Uncover Remains of Polish Nuns Murdered by Soviets During WWII the Red Army pushed the Nazis out of Poland in 1945, soldiers engaged in brutal acts of repression against civiliansTue, 09 Mar 2021 12:00:00 +0000Wildfire Smoke Is More Damaging to Respiratory Health Than Other Sources of Air Pollution exposure was associated with more hospital admissions than equivalent amounts of non-wildfire emissionsTue, 09 Mar 2021 11:30:00 +0000Explore the Newly Digitized Archive of Alexander Calder, Famed 'Sculptor of Air' new online trove from the Calder Foundation offers fans endless avenues to learn about the artist's life and workTue, 09 Mar 2021 11:00:00 +0000Storms Reveal Two Historic Shipwrecks on England's Eastern Coast have only gotten a “tantalizing glimpse” of the vessels, which are currently inaccessible due to Covid-19 restrictionsMon, 08 Mar 2021 17:44:39 +0000These Worms Have No Eyes, but They Avoid the Color Blue a scientist noticed that blind nematodes avoid bacteria that make blue toxin, he wondered if they took color into accountMon, 08 Mar 2021 12:30:00 +0000Contractors Discover Forgotten Medieval Tunnel Beneath Welsh Garden passageway runs along a brook near Tintern Abbey, a 12th-century monastery on the border between Wales and EnglandMon, 08 Mar 2021 12:15:00 +0000First Ever Space Hurricane Spotted in Earth's Upper Atmosphere 600-mile-wide swirling cloud of charged particles rained down electrons from several hundred miles above the North Pole Fri, 05 Mar 2021 21:01:16 +0000NASA's Parker Solar Probe Snaps Luminous Photo of Venus image revealed unknown capabilities of the imaging instrument, WISPR, aboard the Parker Solar Probe and more insight into the planet's atmosphereFri, 05 Mar 2021 20:28:18 +0000Authorities Recover Intricate Renaissance Armor Stolen From the Louvre in 1983 appraiser's quick thinking helped recover the treasures, which vanished from the Paris museum 38 years agoFri, 05 Mar 2021 19:26:33 +0000Is This 2,000-Year-Old Egyptian Burial Site the World's Oldest Pet Cemetery? show how humans treated cats, dogs and monkeys in first- and second-century EgyptFri, 05 Mar 2021 18:16:16 +0000Nearly Six-Foot-Long Glowing Shark Discovered in Deep Sea Off New Zealand kitefin shark is one of three species of glowing sharks described in a new paperFri, 05 Mar 2021 12:30:00 +0000Oldest Known Mummification Manual Reveals How Egyptians Embalmed the Face to the find, researchers had only identified two ancient texts detailing the enigmatic preservation processFri, 05 Mar 2021 12:30:00 +0000An Unexploded WWII Bomb Was (Safely) Detonated in England construction work near the University of Exeter unearthed the 2,204-pound device in late FebruaryFri, 05 Mar 2021 11:30:00 +0000Cuttlefish Show Impressive Ability to Exert Self-Control clever cephalopods ignored so-so food for up to 130 seconds in order to get their favorite snack, live grass shrimp Thu, 04 Mar 2021 20:35:09 +0000Archaeologists Solve Mystery of 5,600-Year-Old Skull Found in Italian Cave forces moved a Stone Age woman's bones through the cavern over timeThu, 04 Mar 2021 17:20:00 +0000Most People Don't Know When to Stop Talking, According to Science new study finds folks are pretty bad at guessing whether to wrap up a chat or keep talkingThu, 04 Mar 2021 13:00:00 +0000How the 'Ecstatic Joy of Nature' Unites Vincent van Gogh and David Hockney exhibition marks the first time the famed artists have been shown side by side in an American museumThu, 04 Mar 2021 12:30:00 +0000Forgotten Last Supper Scene Linked to Renaissance Master Titian Spent Century Hidden in Plain Sight spotted the artist's signature, among other clues to the 16th-century painting's provenance, on the canvasThu, 04 Mar 2021 11:30:00 +0000Watch First Time-Lapse Footage of a Rare Moonflower Cactus Blossoming rare Amazonian cactus blooms only once a year for 12 hours Wed, 03 Mar 2021 20:53:30 +0000University Building Identified as One of the U.S.' First Schools for Black Children Williamsburg Bray School educated around 400 free and enslaved students between 1760 and 1774Wed, 03 Mar 2021 19:57:44 +0000Long-Lost Babbler Bird Documented in Borneo for the First Time in Over 170 Years animal was last recorded between 1843 and 1848, when a scientist collected the first and only museum specimen Wed, 03 Mar 2021 19:45:52 +0000Smithsonian's 'Futures' Exhibition to Feature Virgin Hyperloop's Record-Breaking Transportation Pod Hyperloop's Pegasus vehicle will be on display for viewers to take a closer look at its interior this fall Wed, 03 Mar 2021 17:56:38 +0000How Researchers Are Reading Centuries-Old Letters Without Opening Them new technique enables scholars to unlock the secrets of long-sealed missivesWed, 03 Mar 2021 17:36:39 +0000Another Long-Lost Jacob Lawrence Painting Resurfaces in Manhattan by the recent discovery of a related panel, a nurse realized that the missing artwork had hung in her house for decadesWed, 03 Mar 2021 12:30:00 +0000This Bird Mimics an Entire Flock to Woo Females mating, male lyrebirds reproduce a cacophony of calls usually reserved for when predator is nearbyWed, 03 Mar 2021 12:00:00 +0000FDA Approves Johnson & Johnson Vaccine, Another Valuable Tool Against Covid-19 vaccines increase the total supply and meet the needs of different communitiesTue, 02 Mar 2021 20:00:44 +0000Hunters Killed 82% More Wolves Than Quota Allowed in Wisconsin state’s Department of Natural Resources granted permits to about 1,500 hunters to kill 119 wolves, but 216 were shotTue, 02 Mar 2021 19:34:59 +0000Major Donation to MoMA Spotlights a Century of Women Photographers announced gift of 100 works by 76 artists runs the gamut from photojournalism to experimental imagesTue, 02 Mar 2021 18:33:23 +0000Why Medium-Sized Dinosaurs Are Often Missing From the Fossil Record suggests huge carnivores like T. rex may have occupied the ecological roles of medium-sized predators as juvenilesTue, 02 Mar 2021 18:09:26 +0000Rare Birmingham Jail Logbook Pages Signed by MLK Resurface After Decades sheets of paper from the Alabama prison where the activist penned a famous 1963 letter sold at auction for more than $130,000Tue, 02 Mar 2021 16:04:42 +0000'Miraculously' Well-Preserved Ceremonial Chariot Found at Villa Outside of Pompeii carriage's intricate decorations include metal medallions depicting satyrs, nymphs and cupidsTue, 02 Mar 2021 12:15:00 +0000Climate Change May Have Aided Dinosaurs' Journey From South America to Greenland shift in CO2 levels millions of years ago made conditions on Earth milder, allowing herbivores, like sauropodomorphs, to migrate to GreenlandMon, 01 Mar 2021 20:08:51 +0000Take a Virtual Tour of Failed Designs, From the DeLorean to Google Glass online exhibition showcases 40 creative flops, including a curvy ping-pong table and a doll dubbed Little Miss No-NameMon, 01 Mar 2021 18:04:36 +0000Newly Restored Pompeiian Frescoes Capture Hunting Scenes in Vivid Detail used a laser to clean the ancient artworks before retouching their faded sectionsMon, 01 Mar 2021 15:29:31 +0000Dust Storms on Mars May Sparkle and Glow at Night dust clouds may create miniature statically-charged sparks, which could help researchers further understand the planet's atmosphere Mon, 01 Mar 2021 12:30:00 +0000Porcelain Bowl Bought at Yard Sale for $35 Could Sell at Auction for $500,000 blue-and-white vessel is a rare Ming dynasty dish dated to the early 15th centuryMon, 01 Mar 2021 12:30:00 +0000Oldest Known Wild Bird Hatches Chick at Age 70, a Laysan albatross, was first banded by scientists on a remote North Pacific atoll in 1956Fri, 26 Feb 2021 20:18:29 +0000Why the Covid-19 Vaccine Rollout Will Be Different for Kids expects to release the first data about vaccine efficacy and safety in adolescents by this summerFri, 26 Feb 2021 18:28:28 +0000Remnants of Tenth-Century Buddhist Monastery Found in India excavation uncovered statues of the Buddha and Tara, a prominent bodhisattvaFri, 26 Feb 2021 17:52:44 +0000Curators Seek $25,000 to Repair Artworks Damaged in U.S. Capitol Attack vandalized six sculptures and two paintings, in addition to smashing windows, breaking furniture and spraying graffitiFri, 26 Feb 2021 16:04:42 +0000Rare Vincent van Gogh Landscape Will Go on View to the Public for the First Time in a private collection for the past century, the 1887 painting of a Parisian windmill is set to go on auction next monthFri, 26 Feb 2021 12:30:00 +0000One-Third of Freshwater Fish Species Are at Risk of Extinction have severely damaged more than half of the world’s riversFri, 26 Feb 2021 12:05:00 +0000Turtles Caught in Disastrous Oil Spill Treated With Mayonnaise tar-covered animals were given the condiment to flush out their digestive systemsThu, 25 Feb 2021 18:24:16 +0000Tomb Painting Known as Egypt's 'Mona Lisa' May Depict Extinct Goose Species two of the three kinds of birds found in the 4,600-year-old artwork correspond to existing kinds of animalsThu, 25 Feb 2021 18:04:35 +0000The U.S. Removed Over 160 Confederate Symbols in 2020—but Hundreds Remain mass protests against racial injustice, watchdog group records new push to remove racist monuments from public spacesThu, 25 Feb 2021 15:20:15 +0000How Forming 'Fairy Circles' May Help Salt Marshes Adapt to Climate Change transient rings' secret to survival may be their ability to shape-shift based on nutrient availabilityThu, 25 Feb 2021 13:05:00 +0000Remnants of Iron Age Settlement, Roman Villa Found in England in Oxfordshire revealed traces of at least 15 ancient roundhouses and a dwelling dated to the third or fourth century A.D.Thu, 25 Feb 2021 12:30:00 +0000How the Brainless Slime Mold Stores Memories research finds the organism can remember the location of food by altering the diameter of the creeping tendrils it uses to explore its surroundingsWed, 24 Feb 2021 20:23:41 +0000How to Keep Up With NASA's Perseverance Rover as It Explores Mars along as the new rover sends incredible data and images back to EarthWed, 24 Feb 2021 20:07:30 +0000Anonymous Artist Installs Bust of York, Enslaved Explorer Who Accompanied Lewis and Clark, in Portland Park monument replaces a statue of conservative editor Harvey Scott that was toppled last OctoberWed, 24 Feb 2021 19:13:52 +0000New Online Portal Chronicles the Culinary Legacy of the African Diaspora"Feast Afrique," a digital tool created by food historian Ozoz Sokoh, features nearly 200 texts spanning 1828 to the presentWed, 24 Feb 2021 16:24:16 +0000Dogs May Be More Self-Aware Than Experts Thought a new study, canines recognized how their bodies took up space and moved to complete a taskWed, 24 Feb 2021 14:10:00 +0000This Bouncing African Mammal Glows Under UV Light are the latest in a flurry of furry creatures that scientists have discovered are biofluorescentWed, 24 Feb 2021 13:05:00 +0000Who Scribbled This Cryptic Graffiti on 'The Scream'? research suggests that the painting's artist, Edvard Munch, wrote the secret message around 1895Wed, 24 Feb 2021 12:30:00 +000017,000-Year-Old Kangaroo Painting Is Oldest-Known Australian Rock Art were able to date the painting using a new technique involving wasps' nestsTue, 23 Feb 2021 20:15:03 +0000How Magazines Helped Shape American History 300 years of the periodical in an encyclopedic exhibition opening at the Grolier Club in New York City Tue, 23 Feb 2021 18:33:03 +0000Perseverance Rover Shares Its First Video and Audio of Mars Curiosity rover landed the same way in 2012 but the engineers who designed the system hadn’t seen it in action until nowTue, 23 Feb 2021 17:35:35 +0000Did an Ancient Magnetic Field Reversal Cause Chaos for Life on Earth 42,000 Years Ago? study links new, detailed data about Earth’s atmosphere to a series of unfortunate events that occurred around the same time Tue, 23 Feb 2021 13:15:00 +0000Oil Spill Off Israeli Coast Covers Beaches and Wildlife in Tar are searching for the ship responsible for the unreported spill Tue, 23 Feb 2021 12:45:00 +0000Rare Yellow Penguin Photographed for the First Time Antarctic bird has leucism, meaning its feathers do not contain melanin needed to produce black pigmentTue, 23 Feb 2021 12:30:00 +0000Amateur Treasure Hunter Finds Trove of 1,000-Year-Old Viking Jewelry on the Isle of Man around 950 A.D., the artifacts include a gold arm ring and a silver broochMon, 22 Feb 2021 20:45:43 +0000Construction at Israeli Safari Park Unearths 1,800-Year-Old Sarcophagi found 25 years ago, the limestone coffins—adorned with Greco-Roman symbols—were subsequently forgottenMon, 22 Feb 2021 17:35:39 +0000Archaeologists Discover 12th-Century Bathhouse Hidden in Spanish Tapas Bar Seville establishment's owners uncovered traces of the historic structure while conducting renovationsMon, 22 Feb 2021 12:30:00 +0000Elizabeth Ann Is the First Cloned Black-Footed Ferret creature, the first cloned endangered species native to North America, could provide the fragile population with desperately needed genetic diversity Mon, 22 Feb 2021 12:00:00 +0000Yosemite's 'Firefall' Natural Wonder Illuminates El Capitan Through the End of February the right conditions, viewers will have a short window of 10 minutes each evening to experience the glowing fallsFri, 19 Feb 2021 22:08:23 +0000Volunteers Scramble to Save Thousands of Sea Turtles Following Polar Vortex in Texas of last Wednesday, at least 3,500 sea turtles have been rescued from freezing waters in the midst record-breaking winter storm Fri, 19 Feb 2021 21:19:34 +0000How Winter Storm Uri Impacted the United States Arctic blast has swept across the Lower 48, bringing record cold temperatures and interruptions to electricity and water servicesFri, 19 Feb 2021 21:03:37 +0000Mansion of Woman Falsely Blamed for 1871 Great Chicago Fire Is Up for Sale O'Leary's son built the house for her after the disaster. Now, the property is on the market—and it comes with a fire hydrantFri, 19 Feb 2021 20:48:43 +0000Historic British Mansion Fights Moths With Tiny Parasitic Wasps moths eat wool and silk, putting historic artifacts—like a tapestry gifted to the house by Catherine the Great—at risk Fri, 19 Feb 2021 20:40:26 +0000New Study Knocks Theory of Planet Nine's Existence Out of Orbit was previously thought the object's gravitational pull was responsible for the strange orbits of six dwarf planets that whiz beyond Neptune Fri, 19 Feb 2021 20:17:43 +0000This Fungus Makes Convincing Fake Flowers From Scratch yellow, flower-shaped growths lure in pollinator insects to spread the fungus’ sporesFri, 19 Feb 2021 19:41:33 +0000How the Louvre Is Protecting Its Cultural Treasures Against Extreme Weather by flooding linked to climate change, the Paris museum is relocating a third of its collection to a new conservation centerFri, 19 Feb 2021 19:33:04 +0000Did Early Britons Sport Mullets and Mustaches? first-century figurine found in England may reveal the ancient roots of a much-maligned hairstyleFri, 19 Feb 2021 19:16:08 +0000Florida Archaeologists Find 29 Unmarked Graves at Site of Razed Black Cemetery moved the historically African American burial ground to make way for a high school and city pool in the 1950sFri, 19 Feb 2021 12:15:00 +0000Trove of Presidential Memorabilia, From Washington's Hair to JFK's Sweater, Is Up for Sale Auction is offering a collection of nearly 300 artifacts, including a signed photo of Abraham Lincoln and a pen used by FDRThu, 18 Feb 2021 20:58:46 +0000NASA's Perseverance Rover Lands on Mars technically complex landing marks the fifth successful U.S. bid to reach the Martian surfaceThu, 18 Feb 2021 19:56:16 +0000Aboriginal Australians Dined on Moths 2,000 Years Ago discovery of an ancient grindstone containing traces of the insect confirms long-held Indigenous oral traditionThu, 18 Feb 2021 18:00:35 +0000These Cockroaches Mate for Life. Their Secret? Mutual Sexual Cannibalism males and females will munch on each other’s wings after sex, a behavior that may encourage lifelong partnershipThu, 18 Feb 2021 13:30:00 +0000Mysterious Sponges Live on a Boulder Under 3,000 Feet of Antarctic Ice scientists aiming to collect a sediment sample were stopped by a boulder, they found unexpected life insteadThu, 18 Feb 2021 12:30:00 +0000CT Scans Suggest Egyptian Pharaoh Was Brutally Executed on the Battlefield the 16th century B.C., multiple Hyksos soldiers assaulted the captive Seqenenre-Taa-II, inflicting serious facial and head injuriesWed, 17 Feb 2021 21:24:52 +0000New Microflyers Could Soar in the Atmosphere's Most Mysterious Layer mesosphere is too dense for satellites to orbit there, but too thin for planes and balloons to fly Wed, 17 Feb 2021 20:55:09 +0000Meet Farfarout, the Most Distant Object in the Solar System new planetoid unseats Farout, which held the title for about two yearsWed, 17 Feb 2021 20:20:27 +00002,000-Year-Old Figurine of Roman Love God Cupid Found in England say the petite statue, discovered ahead of construction of highway, may have been a religious offeringWed, 17 Feb 2021 17:11:54 +00001,000-Year-Old Bavarian Frescoes Depict Life and Beheading of John the Baptist paintings, which adorn the Augsburg Cathedral in southern Germany, are among the oldest of their kind in northern EuropeWed, 17 Feb 2021 12:30:00 +0000To Protect Local Wildlife, Feed Your Cat Meatier Meals felines brought 36 percent fewer kills back home—if allowed outsideWed, 17 Feb 2021 12:30:00 +0000Pigs Can Learn to Play Video Games When Tempted by Treats four swine in the study always wanted to be the first at the computer each dayTue, 16 Feb 2021 20:33:01 +0000Bones Venerated as St. James the Younger's Don't Belong to the Apostle, Study Suggests dated the femur fragments to between 214 and 340 A.D.—at least 160 years after the saint's lifetimeTue, 16 Feb 2021 20:25:48 +0000Researchers Use Whale Calls to Probe Undersea Geology study finds that fin whale songs are powerful enough to reverberate through the Earth’s crust, allowing scientists to study its thickness and structureTue, 16 Feb 2021 20:18:18 +0000World's Oldest 'Industrial-Scale' Brewery Found in Egypt in an ancient necropolis, the 5,000-year-old facility was capable of producing up to 5,900 gallons of beer at a timeTue, 16 Feb 2021 17:57:05 +0000Explore Every Stitch of the Famed Bayeux Tapestry Online can peruse a high-resolution image of the 224-foot medieval masterpiece, which chronicles the 1066 conquest of EnglandTue, 16 Feb 2021 12:30:00 +0000