Scientists Have Discovered the Nearest Known Black Hole to Earth
The "dark" black hole is so close to Earth that you can see the system it's in with the naked eye, and hints that there may be many more hidden black holes in the universe.
Scientists Found a Fossilized South American Frog in Antarctica
It's the first modern amphibian ever found on the continent and sheds light on the temperate forest ecosystem that once existed on Antarctica.
Antarctica Was a Lush Rainforest 90M Years Ago, Scientists Discover
An ancient sediment core revealed a shocking discovery: pollen and spores, indicating a long-lost rainforest that was shrouded in perpetual darkness for months at a time.
NASA’s New Exoplanet Hunter Discovers Its First Planet Orbiting Two Stars
The TESS spacecraft spotted its first Earth-sized planet in the habitable zone of a star, as well as its first circumbinary planet detection.