A sample from the asteroid Bennu, collected by the OSIRIS-REx mission, has arrived at London’s Natural History Museum for analysis. Scientists are optimistic that it could contain the seeds of life. A tiny fragment from the most dangerous asteroid in the solar system has arrived in the U.K. — andContinue Reading

The ecosystem, found beneath hydrothermal vents in the East Pacific Rise, is particularly vulnerable to deep-sea mining. Beneath an undersea volcano, scientists have discovered a hidden world filled with bizarre creatures. The first-of-its-kind habitat is teeming with never-before-seen life-forms, including strange species of worms, snails and deep-dwelling octopuses. The ecosystem,Continue Reading

Researchers say they have discovered a new room-temperature ambient-pressure superconductor, but many scientists are unconvinced If rumor has wings, extraordinary scientific claims have a jet engine. Within hours of appearing on the preprint server arXiv.org, two papers by a team of scientists in South Korea generated enormous viral buzz. TheContinue Reading