China’s Advanced ‘Artificial Sun’ Fusion Reactor Just Broke a New World Record
China has achieved a new milestone in humanity’s experiments to harness the power of the stars.
We’ve Detected the Closest Extragalactic FRB Yet, but It’s From an Unexpected Place
A newly discovered repeating fast radio burst (FRB) named FRB 20200120E is deepening the mystery of these already deeply mysterious space signals.
Climate Change Likely Contributed to One of The Oldest Examples of Human Warfare
One of the oldest known war cemeteries, discovered in the Nile River Valley, did not necessarily originate from a single epic battle like we once thought.
Enigmatic Designs Found in India May Be The Largest Images Ever Made by Human Hands
Hidden in the vast, arid expanses of India’s Thar Desert lie mysterious old drawings carved into the land.
What if The Heart of The Milky Way Isn’t Actually a Black Hole Like We Thought?
We sort-of take it for granted that there’s a supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way galaxy, but we can’t really go there and check. What if something else is actually lurking in this messy, dusty region?
Ancient Roman ‘Gate to Hell’ Killed Victims With Its Deadly Lake
A cave ancient Romans believed to be a gate to the underworld was so deadly that it killed all animals who entered its proximity, while not harming the human priests who led them.
Saturn Has a Weirdly Neat, Symmetrical Magnetic Field. We May Finally Know Why
Saturn really stands out among the Solar System planets, and not just because of its glorious system of rings. Its magnetic field is also peculiar; unlike other planets, with their off-axis fields, Saturn’s magnetic field is almost perfectly symmetrical around its rotational axis.
Venus Flyby Reveals Low-Frequency Radio Signal Detected in The Planet’s Atmosphere
During a close flyby of the planet Venus in July 2020, NASA’s Parker Solar Probe detected something odd.
1 Billion-Year-Old Fossil Could Be The Oldest Multicellular Animal on Record
A teeny tiny fossil found in the Scottish Highlands could be a missing link in the evolutionary history of animals.
Climate Change Has Now Invisibly Shifted Earth’s Axis, New Data Reveal
Humanity’s impacts on our planet’s climate are so profound, we have for decades been unwittingly shifting the very axis upon which Earth spins around, scientists say.