Full Moon Provides Dramatic Show for Stargazers Around the World (Photos)

Full Moon Provides Dramatic Show for Stargazers Around the World (Photos)

When you buy through links in our articles, Future and its syndication partners may earn a commission. The full moon in July shines above the Eiffel Tower, adorned with Olympic rings. | Credit: Photo by WANG ZHAO/AFP via Getty Images July’s full moon captivated stargazers around the world, shining brightly all weekend. A full moon … Read more

Scientists discover ‘dark’ oxygen being produced more than 13,000 feet below the ocean’s surface

Scientists discover ‘dark’ oxygen being produced more than 13,000 feet below the ocean’s surface

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news about fascinating discoveries, scientific developments and more. A mysterious phenomenon first observed in 2013 aboard a ship in a remote part of the Pacific Ocean seemed so absurd that ocean scientist Andrew Sweetman was convinced his measuring equipment was faulty. Sensor readings … Read more

Instead of using film, this artist prints photographs onto living plants

unknown content item – Spanish artist Almudena Romero knew she loved plants from a young age: “I must have been four or five years old. When my grandmother called and asked, ‘What do you want for your birthday?’ I said, ‘An olive tree.’” Now she exhibits her unique plant-based art in London (Saatchi Gallery) and … Read more

Meet some of the cleanest pigs in the world, raised to grow kidneys and hearts for humans

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Wide-eyed piglets that run to their unusual barn to check out visitors could be the future of organ transplantation. And there’s no rolling in the mud here. The first gene-edited pig organs ever transplanted into humans came from animals born on this special research farm in the Blue Ridge Mountains — … Read more

Signs of life could survive on the solar system’s moons Enceladus and Europa

When you buy through links in our articles, Future and its syndication partners may earn a commission. (Left) Jupiter’s moon Europa, as seen by NASA’s Juno spacecraft during the mission’s flyby on Sept. 29, 2022. (Right) Enceladus, as seen by the Cassini spacecraft. | Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS Image processing: Kevin M. Gill CC BY 3.0/ If … Read more

The dangerous past and promising future of a poisonous but nutritious crop

The three staple crops that dominate the modern diet—corn, rice, and wheat—are familiar to Americans. The fourth place, however, is occupied by an outsider: cassava. Although cassava is virtually unknown in temperate climates, it is an important food source in the tropics. It was domesticated 10,000 years ago on the southern edge of the Amazon … Read more

NASA Marks Moon Landing Anniversary by Dedicating Building to ‘Women of Apollo’

When you buy through links in our articles, Future and its syndication partners may earn a commission. Building 12 at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston has been renamed the “Dorothy Vaughan Center in Honor of the Women of Apollo” on the 55th anniversary of the first moon landing. | Credit: NASA NASA is honoring … Read more

What happened to the flags left on the moon by the Apollo astronauts?

When you buy through links in our articles, Future and its syndication partners may earn a commission. Source: NASA Today, 55 years ago, the Apollo 11 flag raising on the ancient lunar surface took just 10 minutes during Neil Armstrong‘s and Buzz Aldrin‘s two-and-a-half-hour moonwalking adventure in July 1969. But that important event in the … Read more

NASA’s Curiosity rover makes its ‘most unexpected’ find on Mars

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news about fascinating discoveries, scientific developments and more. The Curiosity rover has made its most unusual discovery yet on Mars: rocks made of pure sulfur. And it all started when the 1-ton rover happened to drive over a rock and crack it open, … Read more

Two tornado scientists take us into the real world of storm chasing

Storm chasing for science can be exciting and stressful – we know, because we do it. It has also been essential to developing our current understanding of how tornadoes form and behave. In 1996, the film “Twister” brought storm-chasing scientists into the public imagination and inspired a generation of atmospheric scientists. Now that the new … Read more