Sophie Barr

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Hubble catches serial killer galaxy in the act

The Hubble Space Telescope has done it again, capturing an incredibly detailed, macabre view of a dramatic galactic merger. This particular cosmic …

Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington laid to rest in private funeral

Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington has been laid to rest in a private funeral a little over a week after he committed suicide, according to a report in the US.<p>The service for the rock star - who was found dead at his home on July 20, at the age of 41 - was held near his home in Palos Verdes, …

300,000-year-old skulls that look shockingly like ours could rewrite the human origin story

But new evidence outlined in two papers published in the journal Nature challenges that hypothesis. Instead, the authors describe recently discovered remains that suggest the first Homo sapiens showed up more than 100,000 years earlier than we thought in a place many experts didn't suspect.<p>The …

NASA releases new image of mysterious bright spots on dwarf planet Ceres - ExtremeTech

By on November 22, 2016 at 3:42 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>NASA launched the Dawn …

Astronomy

Astronomers just discovered one of the most massive objects in the universe hiding behind the Milky Way

Through the thick fog of our own galaxy, astronomers have spotted an ultimate prize: one of the largest known structures in the universe.<p>Called the Vela supercluster, the newly discovered object is a massive group of several galaxy clusters, each one containing hundreds or thousands of galaxies.<p>"I …

There's an Earth-Like Planet Orbiting Our Nearest Star

It might be the closest home for life outside our solar system.<p>Astronomers just discovered the closest possible Earth-like planet outside our solar system. It orbits our closest neighboring star, Proxima Centauri. The planet is warm enough for liquid water, is almost certainly rocky and terrestrial …

Science just found a "ghost galaxy" and it sounds incredibly cool

Scientists have found a “ghost galaxy” that is 99.99% made up of dark matter. It’s located inside of the Coma galaxy and has probably already spawned …

Shields up! Scientists tweak design of Alpha Centauri probes to minimize damage

The scientists behind the Breakthrough Starshot mission are already fine-tuning the design for their nano-probes to increase the odds they’ll survive …

Barrel bomb 'double tap' kills at least 15 funeral mourners in Syria's Aleppo

At least 15 funeral mourners were killed in a barrel bomb attack on a rebel-held district of Syria's Aleppo on Saturday, as the UN envoy for Syria …

Scientists want to bring this bird back from extinction

Similar in size and appearance to a medium-sized penguin, the great auk went extinct in the mid-19th century due to hundreds of years of game hunting on the British coasts, which only made the marine bird more rare and "valuable."<p>Revive & Restore is convinced it can extract DNA from the great auk's …

Stopping scars before they form

Most people start racking up scars from an early age with scraped knees and elbows. While many of these fade over time, more severe types such as …