History of Science

A Mysterious 3,000-Year-Old Castle Has Been Found Under a Lake in Turkey

Sometimes legends are true.<p>Sunken cities are typically the stuff of legend, but now archaeologists have found the real thing hiding deep within Lake …

Science

Home On Lagrange

Space: there's a whole lot of it.<p>But if you want a spacecraft to stick around your celestial neighborhood, there are only five places to …

Astronomy

Ancient Skeletons Could Finally Reveal Origins of The Dead Sea Scrolls

The remains of a mysterious sect, buried for 2,200 years.<p>Ever since they were discovered some 70 years ago, the Dead Sea Scrolls have fascinated …

Archaeology

1,500 Skeletons Have Been Found in Record-Breaking Mass Graves in Europe

Hidden for centuries.<p>Archaeologists in Czechia have uncovered 30 mass graves from the High Middle Ages, containing between them a total of around …

Archaeology

X-15 - Biography

Michael Adams was born in Sacramento, California on 5 May 1930. He enlisted in the U.S. Air Force in 1950 after graduation from Sacramento Junior …

Aerospace

The Colossal Squid Is a Real-Life Sea Monster

Tales of sea monsters date back to the days of ancient mariners. The Norse tale of the Kraken tells of tentacled sea monster big enough to engulf and …

History

Business Student Trainee - NASA Pathways Program

Duties<p>Duties<p>Summary<p>This position is in NASA's Pathways Intern Program which provides students with the opportunity to explore NASA careers and gain …

Employment

High Schoolers Simulate Nazi Human Experiments For Science Fair

RIO DE JANEIRO (JTA) — Brazilian high school students simulated medical experiments that the Nazis conducted on concentration camp prisoners during …

Jewish Culture

Spacecraft - Details

Description<p>The Einstein Observatory (HEAO 2) was the second of three missions in a program of research in high-energy astronomical phenomena. The …

Spacecraft

Rare 2,000 Year-Old Sundial Discovery Changes Assumptions About Roman History

"A special find."<p>Archaeologists in central Italy have dug up a truly remarkable sundial. The inscription on the ancient slab of limestone is so well …

Archaeology

350-Year-Old Map of Australia Restored to Its Former Glory

Lost for hundreds of years, a recently recovered map of Australia dating back to the 17th century has finally been restored and put on display at a …

Science

The dark side of cooling

The unintended consequences of refrigeration and freezing technology is the topic of this year’s Harrison Lecture, held as part of Barwon Health and …

Australian Universities

Painting Transforms Into Vibrant Portrait When Centuries Old Varnish Removed in Seconds

We don’t know if the art world has the movie equivalent of a director’s cut, but after watching centuries-old varnish removed from a painting in …

Science

Exploring Egypt's Great Pyramid from the inside, virtually

PARIS (Reuters) - A team of scientists who last week announced the discovery of a large void inside the Great Pyramid of Giza have created a virtual-reality tour that allows users to 'teleport' themselves inside the structure and explore its architecture.<p>Using 3D technology, the Scan Pyramids …

Science

The Very First American Settlers Arrived Much Earlier Than We Thought

"A dramatic intellectual turnabout."<p>The first American settlers may have arrived across a coastal "kelp highway" from northeast Asia, and arrived …

Anthropology

There is a highly contagious cold sweeping the country – this is how you can avoid it

They are inevitable but that doesn’t stop them being a huge nuisance for you and anyone around you worried about catching it.<p>We’re talking of course …

Alternative Medicine

The horrible, never-ending cold doing the rounds - and top tips to avoid it

There's a good chance at the moment that, if you're not the one snuffling and sneezing, you know somebody who is.<p>Winter is fast approaching us and it …

Alternative Medicine

UPDATED: Scientists Discover a Giant Void Hidden in The Great Pyramid of Giza

A secret kept for 4,500 years.<p>For millennia, a towering wonder – the Great Pyramid of Giza – was the tallest human-made structure on Earth, and as …

Science

The super contagious cold sweeping the UK: symptoms to look out for and what to do

So many people have got a cold right now, so here's a bit of information about why, and how to prevent getting it<p>You've got a cold, haven't you? If …

Philosophy of Science

There's a contagious cold sweeping the UK - what to look out for

November has arrived, and with it, comes the influx of colds, coughs and sniffles across the region.<p>Many in Birmingham will be plagued by a common …

Birmingham, UK

Is there too much emphasis on STEM fields at universities?

The perception abounds around the world that science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM subjects, matter more economically and …

Education

Punching cards to planting seeds: CSU alum's career spans computer science history - College of Natural Sciences

<i>This article originally appeared in the College of Natural Sciences’</i> Elements <i>magazine. Read the full issue</i> <i>here</i><i>.</i><p>In 1970, a freshman from Illinois …

Computer Science

This tiny detail revealed a painting was looted by the Nazis

A painting the Nazis looted from a Jewish leader of the French Resistance during World War II has been identified, German authorities announced yesterday (Oct. 25).<p>The 19th-century painting in question is "Portrait of a Seated Young Woman" by Thomas Couture, a French artist whose other works can be …

Science

How was the Portland Vase made? New evidence challenges long held theories

One of the prize possessions of the British Museum, the Portland Vase is a work of art so stunning it can stop even the most casual museum browser …

Science

Remains of 18-Foot-Long Sea Monster Found with Its Favorite Foods

An exquisitely preserved fossil of an ichthyosaur — a dolphin-like reptile that lived during the dinosaur age — found alongside the remains of …

Science

Deaf, injured Neandertal survived with help from friends - Futurity

Signs that an injured, deaf Neandertal survived well into his 40s "reinforce the basic humanity" of the species.

History

Robert L. "Hoot" Gibson Oral History

NASA Johnson Space Center Oral History Project<br>Edited Oral History Transcript<p>Robert L. "Hoot" Gibson <b><br>Interviewed by Jennifer Ross-Nazzal<br>Houston, TX – 1</b> …

Apollo Expeditions to the Moon: Chapter 3

In 1964 George Mueller visited Marshall and casually introduced us to his philosophy of "all-up" testing. To the conservative breed of old rocketeers …

Exploration

Being Highly Empathetic Has a Serious Dark Side, New Science Says

New research shows empathy can be stressful but also suggests ways to cope.<p>According to a mountain of research, a high level of empathy isn't just a 'nice to have' soft skill; it also helps you be successful in more direct ways. Empathy makes you a better leader with a more engaged team, who better …

Empathy

The Stranger Things That Gave Birth to Science - Facts So Romantic

Ellen WeinsteinFinding regularity in nature is the bread and butter of science. We know that reptiles lay eggs, while mammals bear live young; the …

17th Century