Scientists have long thought that the 340 victims of Mount Vesuvius died instantly. But a new analysis suggests they suffered a slower demise. When Mount Vesuvius, on the west coast of Italy, first began
New ‘Green’ Particle Accelerator Has Implications Across Virtually All Industries Relying On Electronics
Scientists at Department of Energy (DOE), Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) and Cornell University discover a new way to maximize the energy of particle accelerator making it more energy efficient dubbing
Peter Diamandis is best known as the founder of the XPrize Foundation, which offers big cash prizes as an incentive for tech solutions to big problems. The entrepreneur and investor is also co-founder
Cosmologists don’t enter their profession to tackle the easy questions, but there is one paradox that has reached staggering proportions. Since the big bang, the universe has been expanding, but the known
Scientists have discovered a molecule that can absorb more of the full spectrum of solar energy than ever before. The same molecule is also an effective catalyst to make clean energy in the form of hydrogen.
In life, Nesyamun was an Egyptian priest who sang and chanted words of worship at the Karnak temple in Thebes. In death, he was ritually mummified and sealed in a coffin with the inscription “Nesyamun,
The view of Antarctica from an altitude of 23 miles, captured by a balloon loaded with sophisticated instruments, may challenge assumptions about the physics that govern the universe. That’s the finding
Billions of years ago, the strike might have helped end an ice age. The Yarrabubba crater is an oddity as far as meteorite-created Earth cavities go. Located in the outback of Western Australia, the 43
NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has been tracking the changes in the Martian landscape since 2006. Over the last decade, the HiRISE camera onboard the MRO has been monitoring InSight’s landing
Some 2.2 billion years ago, an asteroid slammed into the Earth, leaving behind a massive, 43-mile-wide crater in what's now Western Australia, scientists announced Tuesday. It's the world's oldest known
Stone reliefs more than 2,700 years old date to the reign of the mighty King Sargon II. In the eighth century B.C., Assyrian King Sargon II ruled over a wealthy and powerful empire that included much today’s
Could the universe we see around us actually be two-dimensional? The idea may seem ludicrous, but the universe has shown before it is a very weird place. In this case, a strange paradox centering on black
(CNN) — Extensive water channels built by indigenous Australians thousands of years ago to trap and harvest eels for food have been revealed after wildfires burned away thick vegetation in the state Victoria.