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The US space agency is set to announce an “exciting new discovery” about the Moon made from the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) at 4pm today. The modified Boeing...

Fusion is the holy grail of power generation, as it is capable of creating almost infinite amounts of clean energy. Although it has long remained elusive, scientists believe fusion could one day unlock...

Fusion is the holy grail of power generation, as it is capable of creating almost infinite amounts of clean energy. Although it has long remained elusive, scientists believe fusion could one day unlock...

The groundbreaking discovery has stunned palaeontologists who have identified the fossilised remains of at least 40 different shark species in Mammoth Cave, Kentucky. The researchers have now hailed the...

In 2015, NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft took an image of Pluto showing mountain tops which wouldn’t be amiss here on Earth. Images revealed the mountains were covered in snow – or so...

Humanity’s fascination with ball games has no limits, as more than 10 billion people combined watch football, cricket, basketball and tennis. And archaeological evidence spanning the centuries and...

The groundbreaking discovery comes off the back of a three-year study in the city of Beer Sheva in southern Israel’s Negev Desert. Since 2017, archaeological excavations in the city’s...

The eruption of Italy’s Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD has provided archaeologists with a myriad of wonders over the years. Studies have, for instance, found the eruption’s victims were baked to death,...

The discovery came as a total surprise to a team of Polish archaeologists exploring the lake for much older artefacts. Lake Hammerso is the largest reservoir of water on the small island of Bornholm in...

Before the first ape fell out of the tree and the dinosaurs roamed the Earth, our most ancient vertebrate ancestors evolved in the oceans hundreds of millions of years ago. These were simple, fish-like...

The chilling discovery was made near Poland’s modern-day border with Germany, in the village of Swiecko, west Poland. Archaeologists led by the Polish Institute of National Remembrance (IPN) have...

The archaeology breakthrough suggests modern-day humans settled in west Europe some 41,000 to 38,000 years ago. Researchers at the University of Louisville, US, presented the theory after uncovering a...

Gamma rays flashes emitted by black holes could unmask what some astronomers controversially suspect are actually vast wormholes. Wormholes are theoretical tunnels in space-time that on paper could allow...

A big problem with time travel is something known as the ‘Grandfather Paradox’. In this thought experiment, what would happen to you if you were to go back in time? Would you still be born...

Great whites are the deadliest predator among the more than 400 known species of shark. Great whites account for more fatal attacks on humans than any other shark, boasting teeth up to 2.5 inches long....

An image released by NASA shows Jupiter looking more like a flower bed than a huge ball of gas. The image from Juno shows the swirling cyclones on Jupiter’s north pole, which are not visible to the...