Zzzzzap! All it took was a helping of primordial stew and a bolt of lightning—or perhaps the hot gases of an angry volcano—and, voilà, you’ve got life.
Chinese paleontologists have discovered another “feathered dinosaur.” So how should we interpret it: a “feathered” dinosaur or a feathered “dinosaur”?
Out come the dinosaurs and down comes the disco ball—a lively social scene from 190 million years ago?
Boeings and Airbuses of the world, step aside: there’s a newly recognized king (or, in this case, queen) of the long-haul flight.
“There’s probably no God”: a friendly reminder from your neighborhood atheist?
If Earth’s neighbor Venus—known for high pressure, high temperatures, and toxic gases—sounds unwelcoming, wait till you learn about planet WASP-12b.
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