The ‘Living Cocoon’ has already been used in one burial, at the Hague
A Cretaceous crustacean preserved in amber reveals new insights about “giant sperm.”
The detection of phosphine is “not robust evidence for life” on Venus, scientists say, but a biological origin for the signature has not been ruled out yet.
Dark matter lenses, which distort and amplify light from background objects, may be more abundant in galaxy clusters than expected.
The 2020 wildfire season on the West Coast is the most expansive on record.
A speculative “corona' may be responsible for the odd properties of the Magellanic Stream, a river of gas and galaxy guts that stretches across half the night sky.
A group of mathematicians just made a fundamental discovery about the 12-sided dodecahedron, opening up new avenues for research millenia after Plato first described the shape.
Mysterious craters have been popping up in the Arctic tundra in recent years, and the latest example is 50 meters deep.
Rust requires oxygen, water, and the right conditions, all of which the Moon lacks. So where did a newly discovered iron oxide come from? Earth is one possibility.
A merger with a black hole possessing an unexplained 'forbidden mass' created the first conclusive example of an intermediate black hole in the most massive merger ever detected using ripples in spacetime.
The discovery of the bridge is another tantalizing step towards observing the cosmic web: the vast network of dark matter and hydrogen gas believed to form the backbone of the universe.
Scientists analyzed 24,000 dream reports using AI in the largest dream analysis study to date to test the 'continuity hypothesis'—the idea that dreams are influenced by and interact with waking life.