Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Science Says: A big space crash likely made Uranus lopsided

By SETH BORENSTEIN WASHINGTON (AP) — Uranus is a lopsided oddity, the only planet to spin on its side. Scientists now think they know how...

The World’s Oldest Pyramid Is Hidden in an Indonesian Mountain

PETER DOCKRILL When Dutch colonists became the first Europeans to discover Gunung (Mount) Padang in the early 20th century, they must have been awestruck by...
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Top Space Stories 2018

Here are some of the most amazing discoveries and space happenings of 2018. Oumuamua, Repeating Fast Radio Bursts, Neutrinos, Tabby's Star, Kepler and Dawn, TESS,...

4,400-year-old tomb discovered at Saqqara, Egypt

By A. R. Williams During Egypt’s pyramid age, a well-connected man named Wahtye died and was laid to rest in the vast royal cemetery that...

Voyager 2 probe moves into interstellar space

Eleven billion miles from Earth, NASA's long-lived Voyager 2 probe, still beaming back data 41 years after its launch in 1977, has...

Could this Asteroid be an Extraterrestrial Solar Sail?

by Matt Williams On October 19th, 2017, the Panoramic Survey Telescope and Rapid Response System-1 (Pan-STARRS-1) in Hawaii announced the first-ever detection of an interstellar...

Freddie Mercury’s Zoroastrianism

by Vasudha Narayanan In the Freddie Mercury biopic, “Bohemian Rhapsody,” there’s a scene in which a family member scolds Mercury. “So now the family name...

America’s archaeology data keeps disappearing

Archaeology – the name conjures up images of someone carefully sifting the sands for traces of the past and then meticulously putting those relics...

Possible Site of Atlantis Found Using Satellite Imagery

Thanks to Plato’s account of the lost city and Google Earth, new visual and arithmetic clues suggest that the mythical city of Atlantis may...

Earliest known drawing found on rock in South African cave

It lacks the grace of Leonardo and has none of the warmth of Rubens, but the criss-crossed pattern on the chunk of rock is...

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