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Humans didn’t outsmart the Neanderthals. We just outlasted them. – Washington Post

A reconstructed Neanderthal skeleton, right, and a modern human skeleton, left, on display at the Museum of Natural History in New York. (Frank Franklin II/Associated Press) By the standards of the Paleolithic age, members of Homo neanderthalensis were the height of sophistication. These ancient hominins ranged across Europe and parts of Asia for more than 300,000 years, producing tools, jewelry and […]

Long-term spaceflight ‘squeezes’ the brain, study says – CNN

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Martian ridge brings out rover’s color talents – Phys.Org

Martian ridge brings out rover’s color talents – Phys.Org

Aliens Could Be Just Like Us—Darwin’s Theory of Evolution Means ET Would Be Human-Like – Newsweek

Nearly every depiction of extraterrestrial life are of green figures with large heads, and bug eyes, that look, well, alien. But new research suggests that if advanced beings from far away worlds exist, they may look a lot like us. Scientists at the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom, published a paper asserting that […]

SpaceX’s huge Falcon Heavy rocket could end 2017 with a bang – CNET

Falcon Heavy could be the most powerful rocket in the world very soon. SpaceX The next big rocket from SpaceX has been years in the making, and the company is still hoping Falcon Heavy will finally get off the ground in 2017. A report on NASASpaceFlight circulated on Wednesday claiming SpaceX is targeting mid-December for […]

Monster Planet, Tiny Star: Record-Breaking Duo Puzzles Astronomers – Space.com

A giant planet has been found orbiting an ultracool dwarf star — the largest planet compared to its star ever found — leaving scientists baffled at how the duo could have formed. The planet NGTS-1b is situated 600 light-years from our solar system, according to a statement from the University of Warwick, […]

Asteroid impact plunged dinosaurs into catastrophic ‘winter’ – BBC News

Image copyright BARCROFT PRODUCTIONS/BBC Image caption Artwork: The impact hit with the energy equivalent to 10 billion Hiroshima bombs Scientists say they now have a much clearer picture of the climate catastrophe that followed the asteroid impact on Earth 66 million years ago. The event is blamed for the demise of three-quarters of plant and […]

Scientists discover India’s oldest fossil of a Jurassic sea monster – Washington Post

The ichthyosaur skeleton is the first from the Jurassic era to be found in India. (AFP/PLOS ONE) Call it what you wish: fish lizard, sea monster, ichthyosaur. After tens of millions of years, and then 1,500 hours of digging, paleontologists in India have unearthed the strikingly intact skeleton of an ichthyosaur, a marine reptile more than five meters long that resembled […]

Looking for a Halloween Playlist? NASA Shares Universe’s Spooky Sounds – NBCNews.com

“Juno’s Waves instrument recorded the encounter with the bow shock over the course of about two hours on June 24, 2016,” NASA officials said in the statement. Also included on the NASA soundtrack are sounds from Jupiter’s largest moon, Ganymede. In 1996, NASA’s Galileo spacecraft made the first flyby of Ganymede, capturing radio signals from […]

Trump’s Nominee For NASA Chief Could Remake The Agency – FiveThirtyEight

Before Rep. Jim Bridenstine was nominated to lead NASA, he already had unorthodox ideas about what it should do. In 2016, as one of Oklahoma’s congressmen, he proposed the American Space Renaissance Act, which he called a “pioneering doctrine” that would refocus NASA’s mission. The space agency would concentrate on human spaceflight and “permanently secure […]

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