Scientists Say These Mysterious Diamonds Came From Outer

Scientists With Ureilite Meteor Sample

Professor Andy Tomkins (left) from Monash University with RMIT University PhD scholar Alan Salek and a ureilite meteor sample. Credit: RMIT University

Strange diamonds from an ancient dwarf planet in our solar system may have formed shortly after the dwarf planet collided with a large asteroid about 4.5 billion years ago.

A team of scientists says they have confirmed the

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NASA requests proposals for 2nd Artemis moon lander

NASA is asking private industry to come up with ideas for another astronaut moon lander.

The space agency is working to establish a long-term human presence on and around the moon by the end of the 2020s, via a program called Artemis. In 2021, NASA announced that it had selected SpaceX’s Starship as the lander for the program’s first

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Scientists Discover 380 Million-Year-Old Heart, Stunningly

A 380 million-year-old fish heart found embedded in a chunk of Australian sediment has scientists’ pulses racing. Not only is this organ in remarkable condition, but it could also yield clues about the evolution of jawed vertebrates, which include you and me. 

The heart belonged to an extinct class of armored, jawed fish called arthrodires that thrived in the Devonian

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The First Object to Visit Us From Another Star System Could

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You know scientists: They give the coolest possible explanation to the public and then act like nerds and release a paper years later saying something much more mundane. And so it is with the first object to enter our solar system from a different place. Dubbed “Oumuamua,” scientists are still arguing over what the mysterious object could be, and surprisingly,

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150M-year-old vomit found in Utah offers ‘rare glimpse’ into

An artist rendering of a bowfin fish attempting to sneak up on a frog floating at the surface of a pond while another bowfin regurgitates part of a recent meal of frogs and a salamander. The bowfin fish is the suspected predator of a 150 million-year-old vomit fossil discovered in southeast Utah. (Brian Engh via Utah Division of State Parks)

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