The scientist who conducted a DNA analysis of the shawl found near the body of one of Jack The Ripper's victims allegedly made a basic error, which means the identity of one of history's most notorious killers is in doubt again.
Researchers want to monitor kelp forests and need citizen scientists for the Floating Forests project. Individuals can look at satellite images and highlight the green stains created by kelp forests, drawing out a topography of kelp.
The origin of mating via sexual intercourse has been pushed back nearly 100 million years to 430 million years ago when, according to a new study, an ancient type of fish engaged in copulation that resembled square dancing.
The spacecraft will target a massive boulder of ice over 50 miles in diameter -- a time capsule containing the building blocks of the solar system -- in the Kuiper Belt. Data will be logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
A recent discovery has shown that the Earth's magnetic reversal could happen much quicker than had been expected. US scientists say the North and South poles can swap their positions in less than a century, which would carry some danger for humans.
Think of a lump of coal or the briquettes you put on the BBQ - that's what comets would look like if you could stand on their surface. And 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, currently being observed at close quarters by the European Space Agency
A European space observatory picked up an unusual signal which British astronomers believe to be the first direct detection of dark matter's signature. The finding could be a historic breakthrough in our understanding of the universe.
"Overall, eight BN-1200 breeder reactors are expected to be constructed by 2030, which means that Russia is the only nation that is entering a new era of nuclear energy power generation - a truly clean and ecologically secure closed nuclear fuel cycle. "