07 April 2020

NASA to research mission to image exoplanets with ~25 km-scale surface resolution, enough to see surface features and signs of habitability

On this day in 1994 the pilots of a FedEx plane were attacked with hammers and a spear gun during flight

Earth’s oceans may hold the key to finding life beyond our planet

The nightly ovation for hospital workers may be New York’s greatest performance

Volcanic activity helped trigger Triassic climate change, study says

‘Them plants are killing us’: inside a cross-border battle against cancer in Ontario’s rust belt

With Museums Empty, Security Experts Hope Thieves Stay Home, Too

See a giant siphonophore, a bizarre ocean creature that looks like silly string

Some Auto Insurers Are Sending Refunds To Customers As Crash Rate Falls

The 10 Most Notorious Fugitives on the FBI’s Most Wanted List

The finest detail ever seen in a jet produced by a supermassive black hole

Scientists Unearth an Ancient Lost Forest ‘Entombed’ Off Alabama’s Coast

A Comet May Have Destroyed This Paleolithic Village 12,800 Years Ago

Data From NASA’s Cassini May Explain Saturn’s Atmospheric Mystery

Choosing rocks on Mars to bring to Earth

‘Amazing’ Math Bridge Extended Beyond Fermat’s Last Theorem

06 April 2020

The 500-million-year-old reason behind the unique scent of rain

Coronavirus lockdowns have changed the way Earth moves

500-year-old manuscript contains earliest known use of the “F-word”

The Truth About Isaac Newton’s Productive Plague

If We Ever Find Life on Mars, It Might Look Like These Weird Microbes

Bomb tests reveal true age of world’s largest fish

Norwegians are building boutique hotels for threatened Arctic birds

James Bond’s most iconic locations in real life: How to travel like 007

‘Magic toilet’ could monitor users’ health, say researchers

Quantum mechanics means some black hole orbits are impossible to predict

How physics is rocked by the waves of history

05 April 2020

Scientists discover a new class of taste receptors

Video: What Happened To Giant Flying Boats? Saunders-Roe Princess Story [11:12]

The Forgotten Kidnapping Epidemic That Shook Depression-Era America

Astronomers are hoping to see the very first stars and galaxies in the Universe

Take a trip through the world’s best virtual museums

NASA Lays out Plans for Building a Long-Term Moon Base

Hybrid reactor uses living bacteria to turn CO2 into useful molecules

A fatal drug overdose, a stunning coincidence, and a mother’s quest to heal

Scientists Witness the Death of a Solar System, and the Birth of Necroplanetology

Apollo 13: A successful failure

They Were the Last Couple in Paradise. Now Their Resort Life Continues.

04 April 2020

The village still suffering from Peru mercury spill fallout

Much of Your Daily Life Depends on Discoveries Made by Astronomers

In Groundbreaking Find, Three Kinds of Early Humans Unearthed Living Together in South Africa

Lead pollution in ancient ice cores may track the rise and fall of medieval kings

‘Going back to a different planet’: Astronauts gearing up for return to Earth amid pandemic

Why The Northern Lights Make Whales Go Blind And Get Lost

Deep-sea worms and bacteria team up to harvest methane