Monday, May 21, 2018
Ultraviolet-light survey galaxies: Get an eyeful of the stunning galaxies

Ultraviolet-light survey galaxies: Get an eyeful of the stunning galaxies

Ultraviolet-light survey galaxies, Ultraviolet light is a major tracer of the youngest and hottest stars. These stars are short-lived and intensely bright. Astronomers have now finished a survey called LEGUS (Legacy ExtraGalactic UV Survey)...
Sun planetary nebula: What will happen when our sun dies?

Sun planetary nebula: What will happen when our sun dies?

Sun planetary nebula, A dramatic death is predicted for the sun in 10 billion years time as our parent star morphs into a planetary nebula, say UK scientists. Until now astronomers have agreed on the...
Treefrogs in New Orleans: Invasive fist-sized treefrogs

Treefrogs in New Orleans: Invasive fist-sized treefrogs

Treefrogs in New Orleans? Invasive, noxious Cuban treefrogs that eat smaller frogs and grow as big as a human fist have established a population in New Orleans, and officials say they could soon pose...
Ganymede magnetosphere: NASA just discovered something new in 20-year-old Galileo

Ganymede magnetosphere: NASA just discovered something new in 20-year-old Galileo

Ganymede magnetosphere, Normally when NASA publishes exciting new discoveries it’s thanks to data that just arrived from one of its many pieces of high-tech space hardware. NASA’s Galileo isn’t around anymore, having dipped into...
Sandby Borg Massacre: Brutal Pre-Viking Massacre Uncovered in Sweden

Sandby Borg Massacre: Brutal Pre-Viking Massacre Uncovered in Sweden

Sandby Borg Massacre: Brutal Pre-Viking Massacre Uncovered in Sweden. On a day like any other, the 5th-century residents of Sandby borg went about their business as normal. In this prosperous village on the island of...
Mercury's crust: New estimates of Mercury's thin

Mercury’s crust: New estimates of Mercury’s thin

Mercury's crust is thinner than anyone thought. Mercury is small, fast and close to the sun, making the rocky world challenging to visit. Only one probe has ever orbited the planet and collected enough data...
Giant sloth North America: fossil footprints track prehistoric hunt

Giant sloth North America: fossil footprints track prehistoric hunt

Giant sloth North America, Ancient Fossil Footprints show Evidence of Primitive Humans Hunting Giant Sloths. Annually about half a million people journey to New Mexico’s White Sands National Monument in order to enjoy some time...
NASA, holes in Arctic ice: scientist captures mysterious circular formations

NASA, holes in Arctic ice: scientist captures mysterious circular formations

Holes in Arctic ice? In the midst of NASA's annual research flight over the Arctic region, a scientist has spotted something rather unusual that he had never seen before. IceBridge mission scientist John Sonntag was...
Mary River turtle extinction: What makes this endangered reptile so unique

Mary River turtle extinction: What makes this endangered reptile so unique

Mary River turtle in Australia faces extinction, International conservation charity ZSL’s (Zoological Society of London) pioneering EDGE of Existence programme highlight 100 species that are endangered but also evolutionarily unique, defining them as priorities...
Giant ichthyosaur found: Triassic ichthyosaur was one of the largest animals in history

Giant ichthyosaur found: Triassic ichthyosaur was one of the largest animals in history

A giant ichthyosaur found in England may belong to one of the largest animals that ever lived. As we reported recently, a fossil with eight embryos found in Yorkshire England was revealed to be the...