Category: Science

Scientists, fossils, largest dinosaur

Scientists claim finding fossils of largest dinosaur

Story by AFP Scientists have unearthed massive, 98-million-year-old fossils in Argentina they say may have belonged to the largest dinosaur ever discovered. Human-sized...

Mercedes, electric compact, SUV, Tesla, Mercedes compact SUV

Mercedes unveils electric compact SUV in bid to outdo Tesla

Story by Reuters Daimler AG’s Mercedes-Benz on Wednesday unveiled the EQA, a new electric compact SUV as part of plans to take on rival Tesla Inc and offer more...

Asteroid dust, Japan

Scientists hail arrival of asteroid dust

Story by AFP Officials of Japan’s space agency on Sunday (Dec 6) hailed the arrival of rare asteroid samples on Earth after they were collected by space probe...

France, punish, eco-cide, prison, 10 years, France eco-cide

France to punish ‘eco-cide’ with prison up to 10 years

Story by AFP France will make serious intentional damage to the environment punishable by up to 10 years in prison as part of planned “eco-cide” law, government...

Supermassive black hole, Sun, star

Supermassive black hole devours star of the size of our Sun

Story by AFP Astronomers have captured the moment a supermassive black hole shredded a star the size of our Sun, releasing images on Monday showing the devastating...

Stonehenge megaliths, scientists

Scientists solve mystery of Stonehenge megaliths

Story by Reuters Scientists have solved an enduring mystery about Stonehenge, determining the place of origin of many of the megaliths that make up the famed monument in...

NASA, Mars, life

NASA begins Mars research to look for past life

Story by AFP Nasa’s next-generation Mars rover Perseverance blasted off from Florida’s Cape Canaveral on Thursday atop an Atlas 5 rocket on a $2.4 billion mission to...

Ultra-black fish, fangtooth, scientists

Scientists unravel secrets of ultra-black fish swimming the deepest depths

Story by Reuters For fish inhabiting the immense darkness of the deep sea, being ultra-black offers great camouflage in a fish-eat-fish world. Scientists studying some...

Black hole, mystery object, EGO

‘Mystery object’ in space may be smallest black hole

Story by AFP A mysterious object roughly 800 million light years from Earth detected using gravitational wave sensors is either one of the smallest black holes or one of...

Locusts, organic fertilizers, locusts fertilizers

Govt to convert locusts into organic fertilizers

The government of Pakistan has decided in principle to convert locust swarms – which have been described by some as a bigger threat than the coronavirus – into...