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Jupiter is the Oldest Planet in Our Solar System, Study Finds

Jupiter is the Oldest Planet in Our Solar System, Study Finds

New evidence provide clues on the age of largest planet in the solar system...

Jun 13 2017, 4:03pm CDT

NASA Curiosity Rover Paints a Detailed Picture of Ancient Mars Environments

NASA Curiosity Rover Paints a Detailed Picture of Ancient Mars Environments

Samples of rocks collected by the Curiosity rover suggest diverse enviroments on Mars billions of years ago...

Jun 13 2017, 12:40pm CDT

Astronauts will Bake First Crumb-free Bread in Space

Astronauts will Bake First Crumb-free Bread in Space

Bread has been banned in space since NASA’s 1965 Gemini 3 mission...

Jun 13 2017, 3:37am CDT

NASA Sets a Fire in Space for Safety

NASA Sets a Fire in Space for Safety

NASA's fire experiments will help gain a better understanding of how fire behaves in space...

Jun 8 2017, 6:53pm CDT

AI Robot Barely Passes Chinese University Math Exam

AI Robot Barely Passes Chinese University Math Exam

Artificial intelligence machine called AI-MATHS scored 105 out of 150 in 22 minutes, which is a below average grade...

Jun 8 2017, 2:41pm CDT

Bright Areas on Moon are Actually Ice, NASA Says

Bright Areas on Moon are Actually Ice, NASA Says

NASA's LRO solves the mystery of bright spots on moon's surface...

Jun 8 2017, 7:22am CDT

Strawberry Moon is Coming, What Exactly Does that Mean?

Strawberry Moon is Coming, What Exactly Does that Mean?

June's full moon will be the smallest moon of the year...

Jun 8 2017, 3:06am CDT

Milky Way Exists in an Enormous Hole, Study Reveals

Milky Way Exists in an Enormous Hole, Study Reveals

The presence of a void also helps ease the apparent disagreement between different measurements of the Hubble Constant....

Jun 7 2017, 3:13pm CDT

Flying Squirrel Species Discovered by Scientists

Flying Squirrel Species Discovered by Scientists

Newly discovered species is the third known flying squirrel of North America...

Jun 7 2017, 6:55am CDT

NASA’ New Mars Rover Unveiled at Kennedy Space Center

NASA’s New Mars Rover Unveiled at Kennedy Space Center

NASA’s next generation robotic Mars rover will land on Martian surface in 2020...

Jun 7 2017, 3:35am CDT

Hottest Exoplanet Ever Discovered

Hottest Exoplanet Ever Discovered

The extreme alien planet, hotter than most stars, has been discovered by a group of astronomers....

Jun 6 2017, 3:45am CDT

Top Science Stories of the Week

Top Science Stories of the Week

DNA Unravels Egyptian Mummies’ Ancestry DNA extracted from Egyptian mummies has yielded some surprising clues to their anc...

Jun 4 2017, 6:29pm CDT

Ancient Sloth Fossil Unearthed at Subway Excavation Site in Los Angeles

Ancient Sloth Fossil Unearthed at Subway Excavation Site in Los Angeles

The fossil belongs to Harlan's Ground Sloth that lived around 11,000 years ago...

Jun 4 2017, 2:05pm CDT

Rare Corpse Flowers Bloomed in Chicago

Rare Corpse Flowers Bloomed in Chicago

It takes up to 10 years for one corpse plant to flower...

Jun 4 2017, 8:34am CDT

Curiosity Rover Finds Ancient Mars Lake was Able to Support Diverse Microbial Life

Curiosity Rover Finds Ancient Mars Lake was Able to Support Diverse Microbial Life

The environmental conditions on ancient Mars lake differed significantly at different depths, times...

Jun 4 2017, 3:10am CDT

UNESCO Seriously Concerned over the World’s Largest Coral Reef System’s Die-off

UNESCO Seriously Concerned over the World’s Largest Coral Reef System Die-off

The World Heritage organization urges Australia to accelerate efforts to save Great Barrier Reef...

Jun 3 2017, 1:53pm CDT

New Unique Material can lead to Unbreakable Smarphones

New Unique Material can lead to Unbreakable Smartphones

Scientists discover a "miracle material" that can put an end to cracked, broken smart devices....

Jun 3 2017, 5:39am CDT

Hundreds of Massive Craters Discovered in Arctic Seafloor

Hundreds of Massive Craters Discovered in Arctic Seafloor

The 12,000 years old craters are steadily leaking methane gas which is a major concern in global warming...

Jun 3 2017, 2:08am CDT

Gravitational Waves Detected Third Time

Gravitational Waves Detected Third Time

The third attempt at a clear cut detection of gravitational waves by physicists took place yesterday....

Jun 2 2017, 6:54am CDT

Musk and Iger Quit Trump Council while Obama, Cook, Zuckerberg, Dorsey, Pichai, Nadella Condemn Paris Withdrawal

Musk and Iger Quit Trump Council while Obama, Cook, Zuckerberg, Dorsey, Pichai, Nadella Condemn Paris Withdrawal

A fairly large number of movers and shakers, the majority of which were from Silicon Valley, condemned Trump’s withdrawal of th...

Jun 2 2017, 5:12am CDT

Tree Climbing Goats are Benefiting Trees in an Unusual Way

Tree Climbing Goats are Benefiting Trees in an Unusual Way

Tree goats are spitting out seeds and spreading them to other locatios where a new plant can grow...

Jun 1 2017, 3:49pm CDT

Giant Antarctica Iceberg is on the Verge of Breaking off

Giant Antarctica Iceberg is on the Verge of Breaking off

The tip of Larsen C crack appears to have turned towards the ice front, indicating that the time of calving is probably very cl...

Jun 1 2017, 12:56pm CDT

Draper's Cyborg DragonflEye Drone Takes Flight

Draper's Cyborg DragonflEye Drone Takes Flight

A DragonflEye drone built at the Draper and Howard Hughes Medical Institute gives new meaning and significance to the futuristi...

Jun 1 2017, 10:15am CDT

Halos on Mars Suggest Liquid Water Flowed on Planet for a Long Time

Halos on Mars Suggest Liquid Water Flowed on Planet for a Long Time

High-Silica halos shed light on a warm, wet Mars billions of years ago...

Jun 1 2017, 8:10am CDT

Asteroid Collision may have Shifted Saturn Moon’s Poles

Asteroid Collision may have Shifted Saturn Moon’s Poles

Shift in spin axis helps to explain why Enceladus' north and south poles appear quite different....

May 31 2017, 4:03pm CDT

Faceless Fish Discovered off Australian Waters

Faceless Fish Discovered off Australian Waters

Researchers believe that the same type of fish was caught during a scientific expedition in 1870s...

May 31 2017, 1:00pm CDT

NASA Rocket to Create Artificial Clouds Over Mid-Atlantic Ocean

NASA Rocket to Create Artificial Clouds Over Mid-Atlantic Ocean

The artificial glowing clouds will allow researchers to trace the flow and the motion of winds in the Earth's upper atmosp...

May 31 2017, 6:44am CDT

Robert Bigelow is Absolutely Convinced that Aliens are Real

Robert Bigelow is Absolutely Convinced that Aliens are Real

The space tycoon, Robert Bigelow feels sure that there are alien life forms on our planet....

May 31 2017, 4:08am CDT

First Ever DNA Study of Egyptian Mummies Reveals Surprising Clues about their Ancestry

First Ever DNA Data from Egyptian Mummies Reveals Surprising Clues about their Ancestry

Ancient Egyptians were found to be most closely related to Middle Easterners...

May 31 2017, 12:59am CDT

NASA Announces its First Mission to Touch the Sun: Watch Live

NASA Announces its First Mission to Touch the Sun: Watch Live

NASA has a novel mission up its sleeve. It is one that can only be captured in the phrase: “Today the moon, tomorrow the sun”....

May 30 2017, 7:26am CDT

New Hair Growth Directly Triggered by Immune Cells in the Skin

New Hair Growth Directly Triggered by Immune Cells in the Skin

Researchers reports that a specific kind of immune cell might play a key role in the growth of hair and controlling hair loss...

May 29 2017, 7:53am CDT

New Glass Frog Species Discovered With Heart on its Skin

New Glass Frog Species Discovered With Heart on its Skin

Researchers have discovered an Amazonian translucent frog with a visible heart when seen from the outside. It is in danger of e...

May 29 2017, 5:33am CDT

Best Science Stories of the Week

Best Science Stories of the Week

Whales Only Recently Evolved into GiantsBlue whales are the largest animals that have ever existed on Earth. But they were not...

May 28 2017, 5:24pm CDT

Construction Begins on Extremely Large Telescope

Construction Begins on Extremely Large Telescope

The world's largest optical/infrared telescope will be up and running in 2024...

May 28 2017, 1:05pm CDT

Partial Solar Eclipse from Space

Partial Solar Eclipse from Space

NASA satellite sees a partial solar eclipse from space Thursday...

May 28 2017, 7:29am CDT

Snakes can Hunt in Groups, Study Finds

Snakes can Hunt in Groups, Study Finds

Snakes are perceived to be lone hunters but they can work as a pack...

May 28 2017, 2:18am CDT

US Lost 33 Percent of Honeybees Last Year

US Lost 33 Percent of Honeybees Last Year

Honeybee loss rate is improving but it is still a concern...

May 27 2017, 2:13pm CDT

Sleep Deprivation may Cause Brain to Eat Itself, Study Finds

Sleep Deprivation may Cause Brain to Eat Itself, Study Finds

'Clean-up' cells become more active in the brain after lack of sleep...

May 27 2017, 4:10am CDT

NASA to Visit Giant Metal Asteroid Psyche in 2022

NASA to Visit Giant Metal Asteroid Psyche in 2022

NASA's robotic spacecraft will be sent to unique metal asteroid a year ahead of schedule...

May 26 2017, 10:26pm CDT

MIT Researchers Create Shape-Changing Food

MIT Researchers Create Shape-Changing Food

MIT experts have manufactured types of noodles that can change their shape when dipped in water....

May 26 2017, 5:54am CDT