Archives: Cosmos

Seismometers left by moon-landing missions reveal frequent and powerful quakes.

Genetic research reveals previously unknown vision proteins in deep sea species.

A minor change to interferometer parameters might reveal the Earth is not alone

New modelling resolves contradictions in Earth-moon hypothesis. Lauren Fuge reports.

A dark-matter detector picks up radioactive decay that takes place over trillions of years.

New modelling and old records combine to show greenhouse gases and aerosols started to warm things up in the late nineteenth century.

The ‘replication crisis’ in science is no more than a heads-or-tails dilemma.

The archaic hominins weren’t homogenous, and archaic humans weren’t shy, research suggests.

Physicists see complex behaviour emerge from simple capacities.

Big data and geographers combine to better calculate how to climb up slopes.