A large impact crater beneath Hiawatha Glacier in northwest Greenland
We report the discovery of a large impact crater beneath Hiawatha Glacier in northwest Greenland. From airborne radar surveys, we identify a 31-kilometer-wide, circular bedrock depression beneath up to a kilometer of ice. This depression has an ...
Impact crater 19 miles wide found beneath Greenland glacier
A massive crater hides beneath Greenland's ice
Massive crater under Greenland's ice points to climate-altering impact in the time of humans
Scientists Are '99 Percent' Sure There's a Huge Exoplanet Very Close to Our Solar System
Astronomers caught wind of this possible super-Earth (that is, an exoplanet that has a mass greater than Earth's but less than the ice giants, Uranus and Neptune) nearly 20 years ago while taking velocity measurements of Barnard's star. The scientists ...
Potential super-Earth found nearby after decades-long hunt
Signs of an alien super-Earth planet spotted around Barnard's star
Humans could be heading to Mars in 25 years, NASA says
Quantum science turns social
EurekAlert (press release)
Researchers developed a versatile remote gaming interface that allowed external experts as well as hundreds of citizen scientists all over the world through multiplayer collaboration and in real time to optimize a quantum gas experiment in a lab at ...
Scientists Are About to Redefine the Kilogram and Shake Up Our System of Measures
Locked in a vault that requires three keys to open, in the town of Sèvres just to the southwest of Paris, there is a kilogram. Actually, it's The Kilogram, the International Prototype of the Kilogram (IPK), the kilogram against which all other ...
Big Picture Science Continues to Reach New Audiences
The podcast of Big Picture Science is downloaded and enjoyed worldwide (as we know from listener emails) and can be found wherever podcasts are aggregated, including iTunes, Google Play, iHeart Radio, Spotify, and on our website. More information ...
High-profile ocean warming paper to get a correction
"The fact is that science is complex, and when you have a lot of different steps from people in different sub-fields, it is understandable that some things slip through the cracks," Schmidt said. "While it's initially embarrassing, post-publication ...
Downlink! New Space Game Depicts Spacecraft Launches & Science
Xtronaut Enterprises' latest board game will take players on a journey across the solar system, letting them play as one of up to six international agencies doing space missions for science. Called Downlink, the game encourages players to build rockets ...
A boost for Palestinian science
He famously declared that a state should be built on science — then he tried to do just that. Today, Israel is a global player, investing more than 4% of its gross domestic product in research and development, one of the highest proportions in the world.
Science Again Says Spanking Hurts Kids Long Term
Nov. 14, 2018 -- The first place Mary Katherine Backstrom went after being displaced from her Florida home for 3 weeks by a hurricane in 2017 was the grocery store. Her first-responder husband was working, and she and her 2-year-old son and 4-year-old ...
The Earth Is Eating Its Own Oceans
"Before we did this study, every researcher knew that water must be carried down by the subducting slab," Cai told Live Science. "But they just didn't know how much water." The researchers used data picked up by a network of seismic sensors positioned ...