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NASA’s $1 Billion Probe Just Sent Back Photos of Jupiter Like You’ve Never Seen It Before

NASA’s $1 Billion Probe Just Sent Back Photos of Jupiter Like You’ve Never Seen It Before

The probe's data transmissions meanwhile are rewriting what we thought we knew about the origins of our solar system.
The Incredible Stories Of The First Animals In Space, In 40 Photos

The Incredible Stories Of The First Animals In Space, In 40 Photos

Before Yuri Gagarin and Neil Armstrong came Laika the Soviet space dog and Ham the Chimpanzee.
Newly Discovered Human-Sized Dinosaur Footprint Is The Largest Ever Found

Newly Discovered Human-Sized Dinosaur Footprint Is The Largest Ever Found

At 5'9" in length, this enormous Australian specimen has topped the record books.
That Time Cold War Britain Patented A Flying Saucer

That Time Cold War Britain Patented A Flying Saucer

On March 21, 1973, the British Patent Office issued Patent No. 1,310,990 – British Rail's own design for a flying saucer with artificial gravity, a laser-induced fusion engine, and space on board for dozens of passengers.
New Study Finally Determines Whether Or Not The Mona Lisa Is Smiling

New Study Finally Determines Whether Or Not The Mona Lisa Is Smiling

For centuries, critics and observers alike have argued. Do we now have an answer?
Huge Sections Of Australia’s Great Reef Are Dying

Huge Sections Of Australia’s Great Reef Are Dying

Australia's Great Barrier Reef is dying at an unprecedented rate.
Part Of Earth’s Original Crust Discovered In Canada

Part Of Earth’s Original Crust Discovered In Canada

Canada gets all the cool things.
Humpback Whales Are Forming Supergroups And Scientists Are Baffled

Humpback Whales Are Forming Supergroups And Scientists Are Baffled

Typically not social creatures, these whales have recently been gathering in groups more than 20 times larger than usual.
Australia May Ban Unvaccinated Children From Day Care And Preschool

Australia May Ban Unvaccinated Children From Day Care And Preschool

“Vaccination objection is not a valid exemption," Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said of his new proposal.
Trump’s Defense Secretary Says Climate Change Is Real And Has Major Military Implications

Trump’s Defense Secretary Says Climate Change Is Real And Has Major Military Implications

Trump's defense secretary thinks climate change is real, which makes one of them.
New Discovery Has Major Implications For The Beginning Of Life On Earth

New Discovery Has Major Implications For The Beginning Of Life On Earth

Researchers have discovered the oldest form of complex, multicellular life.