Becky Ferreira

tech-science

Viral Images Show a Huge Spider Preying on a Possum in Tasmania

It’s not even the first time this year that a spider made news for capturing a possum.
Becky Ferreira
8 hours ago
tech-science

Watch Scientists Torch a Satellite to Help Protect People From Space Debris

Burning up satellite parts in laboratories could help reduce the amount of space debris that impacts Earth.
Becky Ferreira
a day ago
tech-science

A 'Ghost Galaxy' May Have Given the Milky Way Its Signature Swirl

The Milky Way's edge is still wobbling due to a collision with a dwarf galaxy loaded with dark matter.
Becky Ferreira
a day ago
tech-science

Mysterious Clouds on Mars Formed by ‘Meteoric Smoke,’ Study Says

Scientists have identified a kind of cloud on Mars that has been neglected in past climate models.
Becky Ferreira
2 days ago
tech-science

NASA Spots a Martian Feature That Resembles the 'Star Trek' Logo

The 'ghost dune' was created by a volcanic eruption on Mars.
Becky Ferreira
6.14.19
tech-science

This 40,000-Year-Old Wolf Head Was Found in Siberian Permafrost

Permafrost thaw is causing a surge of incredible paleontological discoveries. It’s also one of the most dangerous byproducts of the climate crisis.
Becky Ferreira
6.13.19
tech-science

A Newly Discovered Type of Galaxy Keeps Producing Stars as It Dies

'Cold quasars' offer an unprecedented look at the transition between active star-forming galaxies and dead galactic bodies.
Becky Ferreira
6.12.19
tech-science

Scientists Find Evidence of Dank Weed at 2,500-Year-Old Funeral Site

Cannabis residue was found in braziers at an ancient high-altitude cemetery.
Becky Ferreira
6.12.19
tech-science

Scientists Have Detected a Huge Anomaly Under the Moon’s Largest Crater

An object five times larger than Hawaii’s Big Island is embedded miles under an impact crater on the far side of the Moon.
Becky Ferreira
6.11.19
tech-science

Mysterious Hole in Antarctic Sea Ice Explained by Robots and Seals

Seals with antennas on their heads helped shed light on the formation of a sea ice hole the size of South Carolina.
Becky Ferreira
6.10.19
chernobyl

Why Hundreds of Thousands of Women Ended Their Pregnancies After Chernobyl

Misinformation, "radiophobia," and fear of birth defects led to hundreds of thousands of abortions after the nuclear disaster.
Becky Ferreira
6.3.19
tech-science

Scientists Find Evidence of an Ocean Deep Inside Pluto

Reddish deposits of ammonia on Pluto suggest that liquid water, the key to life as we know it, exists below its surface.
Becky Ferreira
5.30.19
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