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    China is opening the world’s largest radio telescope up to international scientists

    Home News This photo shows the 500-meter Aperture Spherical Telescope in southwest China's Guizhou Province. (Image: © NAO/FAST) Following the collapse of the historic Arecibo Observatory in...

    The Milky Way is probably full of dead civilizations

    Home News (Image: © European Souther Observatory) Most of the alien civilizations that ever dotted our galaxy have probably killed themselves off already.That's the takeaway of a...

    The world’s largest iceberg has just broken in two

    Home News A Dec. 17 image shows A-68a after its big split, likely due to a collision with shallow seabed off the shore of South Georgia. (Image:...

    What’s the biggest group of animals ever recorded on Earth?

    Home News Wildebeests have large herd sizes, but they're not the largest animal group ever recorded. (Image: © James Warwick) In early 2020, ornithologist Noah Strycker found...

    Deadly centipede ‘king’ rules over a poison hellscape cave

    Home News All hail the king of the cave; long may he reign. (Image: © Varpu Vahtera, Pavel Stoev, Nesrine Akkari/Zookeys, doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.1004.58537) A venomous centipede is the top...

    Unsafe levels of radiation found in Chernobyl crops

    Home News (Image: © Shutterstock) Crops grown near the Chernobyl nuclear site in Ukraine are still contaminated with radiation from the explosive 1986 disaster. In a new study,...

    Lost artifact from Great Pyramid was just found in a cigar tin in Scotland

    Home News The small cigar tin held pieces of cedar that Scottish archaeologists took from the Great Pyramid in the 19th century. (Image: © University of Aberdeen) An...

    Newly discovered fungi turn flies into zombies and devour them from the inside out

    Home News This fly species (Coenosia tigrina) was infected with the fungus Strongwellsea tigrinae, which ripped holes into the fly’s abdomen. The fungus spores can spew...

    Scientists think they’ve detected radio emissions from an alien world

    Home News Scientists may have detected radio emissions from a planet orbiting a star beyond our sun for the first time.The astronomers behind the new...

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