Some Whales Can Eat Upwards of 16 Tons of Tiny Shrimp a Day
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Some Whales Can Eat Upwards of 16 Tons of Tiny Shrimp a Day

It has been a long-standing irony in the animal world. The largest animals to ever live on Earth, which are the size of Boeing 737s, sustain
Scientists Identify Gene Linked to Significantly Higher Risk of Severe COVID-19
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Scientists Identify Gene Linked to Significantly Higher Risk of Severe COVID-19

While most people with COVID do not end up in hospital due to their condition, some suffer from a more severe form. It was evident that COVID was
Citizen scientists find 10,000 new variable stars
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Citizen scientists find 10,000 new variable stars

Credit: CC0 Public Domain A recent paper reports that 10,000 variable stars were discovered by citizen scientists who parsed data from telescopes all
NASA engineers, scientists and more shine bright this Native American Heritage Month
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NASA engineers, scientists and more shine bright this Native American Heritage Month

NASA will be celebrating Native American Heritage Month in November. This month, NASA will highlight the contributions of its native scientists,
Astrophysicist Says Scientists Need to Stop Searching for Alien Civilizations
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Astrophysicist Says Scientists Need to Stop Searching for Alien Civilizations

I believe we are all alone right now. Still on the Lookout Perhaps it is time for alien-enthusiastic scientist to stop calling a spade an island.
In Jupiter's swirling Great Red Spot, NASA spacecraft finds hidden depths
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In Jupiter's swirling Great Red Spot, NASA spacecraft finds hidden depths

In Jupiter's swirling Great Red Spot, NASA spacecraft finds hidden depths Enlarge this image toggle caption NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS/Gerald
Earth's Continents Emerged Millions of Years Earlier Than We Realized, Scientists Say
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Earth's Continents Emerged Millions of Years Earlier Than We Realized, Scientists Say

Most people are aware that only 30 percent of the Earth's surface is made up by land masses. The rest is covered in oceans. Not least because they
Scientists Detect “Tsunami” of Gravitational Waves
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Scientists Detect “Tsunami” of Gravitational Waves

Two black holes, or one black hole and one neutron star, can be sucked into each other to create one of the most powerful and energetic events known
Record number of new gravitational waves offers game-changing window into universe
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Record number of new gravitational waves offers game-changing window into universe

Astronomers have discovered a record number gravitational waves. This discovery will help them to understand the origins of the universe and the fate
Scientists develop microscopic calibration tool with fluorescent nanodiamonds
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Scientists develop microscopic calibration tool with fluorescent nanodiamonds

Microscopy image of fluorescent nudiamonds. This calibration tool was developed by researchers from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and