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People have long assumed that the moon is geologically dead. After all, our natural satellite lacks the internal heat needed for tectonic activity. Right? But new analysis of data recorded by seismometers during the Apollo era is shedding light on unexplained moon tremors and their origins. Could the quakes recorded…
In May 2019, American explorer Victor Vescovo and his team completed the deepest-ever ocean dive—35,849 feet below the surface. Descending in a submersible to the bottom of the Pacific Ocean’s Mariana Trench, Vescovo identified new species of shrimp-like creatures called amphipods, collected rock samples, and found plastic pollution on the…
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Science Daily Origin of Life News
Origin of Life News -- ScienceDaily
Research into the origin of life. Learn how certain small molecule interactions may have been responsible for the life itself. You will find scientific theories and findings here.
Gallery: Deep-Sea Creatures
Video: The Big Bang Theory
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Learn about the Big Bang theory, the leading explanation about how the universe began.
Royal Ontario Museum’s Palaeontology Tweets
Only 2 dinosaur species are known to have had wings made out of stretched skin, like bats. Unlike bats, they were c… https://t.co/ncmxCkApVn(about 10 hours ago)
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Learn how a 2016 Twitter conversation led to a new interpretation of the ROM's tree cookie, allowing us to move awa… https://t.co/PZpZ47CkZG(about 2 days ago)