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Metal artifacts in Southeast Asia challenge long-held archaeological theory

According to the Penn Museum’s Joyce White and Elizabeth Hamilton, prehistoric communities, rather than the ruling elites, in Thailand were the deciders...

Bird brains left other dinosaurs behind

Research on a newly discovered bird fossil led by The University of Texas at Austin found that a unique brain shape may...

Clays, not water, are likely source of Mars ‘lakes’

Bright reflections that radar detected beneath the south pole of Mars may not be underground lakes as previously thought but deposits of clay instead,...

New exotic matter particle, a tetraquark, discovered

Discovery of a new exotic hadron containing two charm quarks and an up and a down antiquark. Today, the...

First detection of light from behind a black hole

Fulfilling a prediction of Einstein’s theory of general relativity, researchers report the first-ever recordings of X-ray emissions from the far side of...

Exploring blood types of Neanderthal and Denisovan individuals

Blood group analyses for three Neanderthals and one Denisovan by a team from the Anthropologie Bio-Culturelle, Droit, Éthique et Santé research unit...

Exploring quantum systems that don’t find equilibrium

Some physical systems, especially in the quantum world, do not reach a stable equilibrium even after a long time. An ETH researcher...

Global project observes rare meteor showers and meteorite falls

As billionaires battle it out in a space race that only a handful of the world's richest persons can play, a highly...

Fermi spots a supernova’s ‘fizzled’ gamma-ray burst

On Aug. 26, 2020, NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope detected a pulse of high-energy radiation that had been racing toward Earth for...

Earth’s interior is swallowing up more carbon than thought

Scientists from Cambridge University and NTU Singapore have found that slow-motion collisions of tectonic plates drag more carbon into Earth's interior than...

Buzz about thermoelectrics heats up with promising new magnesium-based materials

The landing of NASA's Perseverance rover was another leap forward not only for space exploration but also for the technology that's powering...