Alien hunters have an update on a mysterious signal from the nearest exoplanet

The Technologies That Could Finally Make Space Elevators a Reality

When a Witness Recants

MLMs [in the US] might not be able to get away with their shady promises much longer

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When People Carved Turnips Instead of Pumpkins for Halloween

Why Disney buried Runaway Brain, the monstrous Mickey short

Why the Belowground Ecosystem Matters

How jumping spiders’ senses capture a world beyond our perception

Observations of Exploding Star in ‘Real Time’ Deemed a Major Step Towards Predicting Supernovas

An Atomic Clock Promises Link Between Quantum World and Gravity

Discovery Points to a Crucial Role Red Blood Cells Play in Our Immune Systems

Could this be a planet in another galaxy?

Baby octopuses grow hundreds of temporary organs, then lose them without a trace

Technosignatures are a sea change in the search for alien life

Living with the world’s oldest mummies

Facebook Papers: ‘History Will Not Judge Us Kindly’

Hubble Space Telescope Captures a Peculiar Pair of Galaxies

Europeans Once Drank Distilled Human Skulls as Medicine

A newly discovered planet orbiting a dead star offer a glimpse of Earth’s future

The Animal Kingdom Is Full of Genetic Screwballs

Scientists Say They’ve Created a “Strange” New State of Matter

What the giant James Webb telescope will see that Hubble can’t

2.5 billion-year-old traces of life locked inside primeval ruby

Scientists have found a way to harden wood to make a knife that rivals steel

New Brunswick’s Mystery Disease

In 2014, the FBI discovered an entire museum—and thousands of human remains—in the home of a 90-year-old Indiana man

Have Sumatran fishing crews found the fabled Island of Gold?

Shape-shifting materials with infinite possibilities

Physicists Created a Supernova Reaction on Earth Using a Radioactive Beam

‘I was terrified’: the vet sterilizing Pablo Escobar’s cocaine hippos

Harvesting ‘true cinnamon’: The story of the Ceylon spice

Astronomers Discover Infant Planet – One of the Youngest Exoplanets Ever Observed

NASA Plans February Moon Launch With Giant Rocket

On this day in 1975, the USSR’s Venera 9 became the first probe to return images from the surface of another planet: Venus. It lasted 23 minutes.

Born Knowing: Baby Chicks and Baby Humans

Solving a 100-Year Mystery: Astronomers Locate Source of High-Energy Cosmic Rays

Remembering ‘Witch Cakes,’ the Evil-Fighting Baked Goods of the 1600s

This week: 📚 Steinbeck’s slurs, 🚁 organ drones, 🌠 meteorite bedfellows, and more!

Lockheed Martin plans to build Starlab commercial space station by 2027

Plants Use RNA to Talk to Neighbors

Jaw-Dropping New Images Of Jupiter And Its ‘Wet Moon’ Europa Taken This Week By NASA’s Juno Spacecraft

The Accident That Led to Machines That Can See

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‘Never sold a painting in his life – but died worth $100m’: the incredible story of Boris Lurie

Photos: The Ongoing Volcanic Eruption in the Canary Islands

The Untold Story of the Portuguese Diplomat Who Saved Thousands From the Nazis

The Brain Processes Speech in Parallel With Other Sounds

Venus Might Have Oceans of Water Trapped Inside Its Crust

The History and Mystery of Yemen’s ‘Well of Hell’

Ivory poaching has led to evolution of tuskless elephants, study finds

Vikings settled in North America in 1021AD, study says

Here’s the physics of why ducklings swim in a row behind their mother

Check out this working prototype lunar electric motorcycle for NASA’s moon exploration

The coming battle over space

On the origin of minds

One of the Most Egregious Ripoffs in the History of Science

Your Facebook News Feed Sucks Because That’s How Advertisers Like It

Brain implant bypasses the eyes to help blind users “see” images

There are 6×10^80 Bits of Information in the Observable Universe