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Dying Stars, Physics, And The Reason Barns Are Painted Red

Dying Stars, Physics, And The Reason Barns Are Painted Red

Turns out that the stars above have a lot to do with the iconic red barns that dot the U.S.
NASA Announces Discovery Of 7 Earth-Like Planets In A Nearby Star’s Habitable Zone

NASA Announces Discovery Of 7 Earth-Like Planets In A Nearby Star’s Habitable Zone

These habitable-zone planets could very well have oceans of liquid water on their surfaces and support life.
NASA To Announce “Discovery Beyond Our Solar System”

NASA To Announce “Discovery Beyond Our Solar System”

Not much is known, but it most likely has to do with finding a habitable planet in a solar system different than ours.
NASA Scientists Discover Mysterious Life Forms Hibernating Inside Giant Mexican Cave Crystals

NASA Scientists Discover Mysterious Life Forms Hibernating Inside Giant Mexican Cave Crystals

This discovery hints at the potential of finding extraterrestrial life in places just as inhospitable to life as these caves.
Scientists Find New Continent Near Australia

Scientists Find New Continent Near Australia

The new continent, Zealandia, lies to the east of Australia, near New Zealand.
Harvard Scientists Plan To Resurrect Woolly Mammoth By 2019

Harvard Scientists Plan To Resurrect Woolly Mammoth By 2019

Via DNA splicing, mammoths may be coming back — and helping to fight climate change — very soon.
Plan To Build City On Mars Unveiled In Dubai

Plan To Build City On Mars Unveiled In Dubai

With international help, the United Arab Emirates plans to have its city built by 2117.
Fossilized Dinosaur-Like “Sea Serpent” Found With A Baby In Its Belly

Fossilized Dinosaur-Like “Sea Serpent” Found With A Baby In Its Belly

This discovery has scientists suggesting that not all ancient reptiles laid eggs.
Momentous Historical Firsts That Happened Way Before Most People Think They Did

Momentous Historical Firsts That Happened Way Before Most People Think They Did

It's often the case that the best stories — not the most accurate accounts — make history.
Humanity Is Accelerating Natural Climate Change By A Factor Of 170

Humanity Is Accelerating Natural Climate Change By A Factor Of 170

"The human magnitude of climate change looks more like a meteorite strike than a gradual change," said one of the researchers behind the study.
Scientists Grow Beating Human Heart From Stem Cells

Scientists Grow Beating Human Heart From Stem Cells

However, there's still a long way to go before we'll have individualized replacement hearts.