A 2,000-year-old military barracks has been found, complete with ancient human skeletons, deep beneath the streets of Rome during the construction of the city’s long-delayed third metro line. The second
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“Low-metal-abundance galaxies are extremely rare, so we want to learn everything we can." Astronomers just announced the discovery of the most metal-poor galaxy in the local universe, a bundle of stars
(CNN) — For more than a century, the teeny tiny coffin hid a big secret: the youngest mummy in ancient Egypt. British archaeologists revealed this week that a miniature coffin under their care contained
(CNN) — One of the closest encounters between a comet and Earth has been captured by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope. The American space agency released a series of images on Thursday of Comet 252P/LINEAR
Human existence is utterly dependent on wild plant species we’ve shamefully neglected. Now Kew has become a global voice for plants There seem to have been no national ceremonies to mark the end of botany.
The telescope found the largest collection of planets to date, most of which are bigger than Earth. NASA scientists hope to find "another" Earth among the exo-planet cluster. Humans are one step closer
2.7 billion years ago a tiny speck of iron entered the Earth’s atmosphere and fell to the surface where it became trapped in sediment, and was eventually fossilised. Now this minute particle of cosmic
What is the sound of two black holes colliding? Some of them chirp. But a truly massive, fast-spinning black hole — such as the one featured in the movie "Interstellar" — might create a more dynamic song.
The UK government says it will consider a unilateral ban on plastic microbeads in shower gels and facial scrubs if the EU doesn't prohibit their use. Several nations, including the US, have already banned
Since its launch, the Hubble Space Telescope has taken Earthlings on a trip through the solar system and beyond thanks to its unprecedented views of the universe. Now, a video produced using Hubble telescope
(CNN) — More than 100 million years ago, something curious happened. Massive herds of dinosaurs started fleeing Europe, and scientists are not sure exactly why. Evidence of a large-scale migration was
Human life begins in bright flash of light as a sperm meets an egg, scientists have shown for the first time, after capturing the astonishing ‘fireworks’ on film. An explosion of tiny sparks erupts from