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Animated map of how Earth will look in 250 million years

According to plate tectonics theory, Earth's outer shell is divided into multiple plates that slowly glide over the mantle. This slowly changes Earth's surface over time by merging, or separating, continents.<p>Here, we used projections from Chris Scotese— a professor with Northwestern University's …

Northwestern University

The Solar System Is Even More Massive Than You Think

Our solar system got a little smaller when planethood was yanked out from underneath Pluto and it was demoted to a dwarf planet. But that’s only if …

12,000 tons of food waste transformed a barren landscape into something surprising

This isn't an excuse to litter.<p>Orange isn’t just the new black. It’s also the new green. Twenty years ago, an orange juice producer dumped thousands of tons of orange peels and pulp onto a barren section of a Costa Rican national park, which has since transformed into a lush, vine-laden woodland. …

Ecology

NASA's Twin Voyager Probes Are the Most Important Spacecraft Ever Launched

by Business Insider August 29, 2017 Off World 7873<p>Dave Mosher<p>About 1 billion years from now, the sun will begin to die, blow off its outer …

Reoccurring Signals From Space Suggest Aliens! | Article

A new scientific paper studying light pulses from sun-like stars in our galaxy was released online this week by Cornell University before it was set …

"Alien megastructure" star sparks more mystery

It has confused scientists for the past several years – a faraway star spotted by NASA’s Kepler space telescope that appeared to be dimming …

Scientists announce discovery of largest dinosaur ever found in Brazil

The 25-metre-long ‘Austroposeidon magnificus’ belonged to the Titanosaur group of herbivores and was about six to eight metres tall<p>Brazilian scientists have announced the discovery of what they say is the largest dinosaur ever found in South America’s biggest country.<p>The director of Rio de …

Rio De Janeiro

Senate Democrats turn to red states in hope of winning majority

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Senate Democrats, worried about their chances in key battlegrounds of Ohio and Florida this fall, are increasingly setting their sights on three red states to bring them back to the majority.<p>Democratic leaders and party strategists are zeroing in on Indiana, North Carolina and …

The aliens have found us. And we're sorry

As astronomers detect a signal from a star 94 light years away, we would like to make an apology on behalf of the planet. You've not caught our …

SEAL who wrote bin Laden raid tell-all forced to give all proceeds to government

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Matthew Bissonnette, the former Navy SEAL who participated in the raid that killed Osama bin Laden and wrote a tell-all book about it, has agreed to pay the US government all past and future proceeds from the best-seller after the Department of Justice said he failed to have a …

Osama Bin Laden

The Strangest Creature Just Got Unearthed From a Siberian Diamond Mine

Who left the hellgate open?<p>Siberian miners have reportedly dug up what an ancient, unidentified mammal from the diamond-yielding sands of Udachny, in …

Speechwriter defends Donald Trump Jr.'s words

<b>Cleveland (CNN) —</b> For the second night in a row, a successful speech by a family member of Donald Trump was overshadowed by questions of plagiarism. But on Tuesday night, the speechwriter in question quickly defended the real estate mogul's family.<p>Donald Trump Jr.'s speech brought down the house, …

Scientists Unleash Full Einstein Equations To Model The Universe

Today, 100 years after General Relativity was developed, our computers are finally ready to use its full power to better model the universe.<p>US and …

What Was That Glowing, Gassy Fountain on the Sun?

Last week, the moon cast daylight briefly away as it slid precisely between the sun and Earth. If you watched the resulting total solar eclipse – either in person (lucky you!) or on one of the many live broadcasts – you may have noticed the enormous fountain of gas that appeared to be erupting from …

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Astronomers Discover The Biggest Object in The Universe So Far - The BOSS Great Wall

It's 1 billion light-years long.<p>As if staring up at the night sky didn’t make us feel small already, astronomers have recently announced the …

NASA releases recording of 'outer-space type music' from far side of the moon

<b>(CNN) —</b> "Did you hear that whistling sound too?"<p>"Sounds like -- you know, outer-space type music."<p>"I wonder what it is."<p>This conversation, between Apollo 10 astronauts Eugene Cernan and John Young, as their craft flew around the far side of the moon, remained under wraps for over four decades.<p>While …

Space Science

Is ‘Planet 9’ a second Kuiper Belt?

Is there a 9th planet – a super-Earth – as yet undiscovered in our solar system? Researchers present an alternative view, not a planet, but many …

An astronaut can't believe this VR space game is so good

Astronaut Charlie Duke strapped on an Oculus Rift headset last year and launched on a virtual Moon mission for the "Apollo 11 VR Experience" — an educational experience that just won the award for Best Interactive Story at the 2016 Vision Summit.<p>"That's fantastic. Wow," Duke said. "That's really …

Virtual Reality

This beautiful new map of Mars makes it look like a great place for hiking

By mapping Mars in the same style as they usually map Earth, cartographers at the British mapping agency Ordnance Survey have made the alien world seem much less so. It's Mars as you've never seen it before — and as a place you might go for an afternoon hike.<p>"I love planetary maps and find them …

Jennifer Lopez Twerks in a Pink Cat Sweater with Jimmy Fallon in Hilarious Tonight Show Skit

Jennifer Lopez dropped by <i>The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon</i> to say “Ew!”<p>The actress-singer – who just wrapped the first run of her Las Vegas …

Jennifer Lopez

5 reasons why you should care about the discovery of gravitational waves

A big press conference was held, and physicists around the world celebrated.<p>The discovery was even compared to Galileo looking through a telescope for the first time.<p>So why all the fanfare? Why are gravitational waves such a huge deal?

Gravitational Waves

Meet NGC 4889, The Galaxy With A Black Hole The Size Of Our Solar System

It’s common for galaxies to have black holes at their center. In fact, our own galaxy has a pretty big one at the center. But nothing will quite prepare you for the size of NGC 4889, a galaxy with a black hole at the center nearly the size of our solar system.<p>Recently photographed by the Hubble, …

Astronomers think this could be the key to finding alien life

Astronomers presumed that many of the other stars in the night sky had planets too, but this was sheer speculation.<p>We could never know for sure, the thinking went, because such planets were ridiculously small and faint. To ever see or study them seemed a complete impossibility.<p>"Extrasolar planets," …

Astronomy

24 Hilarious Schmidt Quotes That Will Never Get Old

Youths, amirite?

Huge Triceratops Blocks Road In The United Kingdom

"God created dinosaurs. God destroyed dinosaurs. God created Man. Man destroyed God." Man puts dinosaur in road.<p>In the early hours of Saturday …

Watney Would Approve: Ordnance Survey Maps Mars

The British mapping agency Ordnance Survey has created a map of the Martian surface using precision NASA data -- and it's beautiful.

NASA

Site of Martian lakes might have been linked to ancient habitable environment

Groundwater circulation beneath a massive tectonic rift zone located along the flanks of some the Solar System's largest volcanic plateaus resulted …