Morton Allport earned his scientific reputation by grave robbing human remains and killing soon-to-be-extinct Tasmanian tigers before shipping them to Europe.
Was Apollo 8's iconic view of the Earth rising above the moon more impactful than the Apollo 11 moon landing? A historian digs into the details.
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The inability to remember your first few years of life is called infantile amnesia. But why does it happen?
First of its kind footage captured for National Geographic's "Incredible Animal Journeys" shows a barn swallow caught in a sandstorm as part of its migration through the Sahara Desert.
DNA from a supposed Abominable Snowman actually came from a horse, but that doesn't mean stories of the Yeti passed on by local people aren't important.
Scientists have scanned the mummified remains of a supposed "mermaid" from Japan. The initial results suggest it is a horrifying mix of fish, monkey and lizard parts.
Scientists suspect that type-Be 'vampire' stars grow by preying on their smaller companions. New research suggests there may be an important third player in these systems.
There are infinitely many prime numbers, but the biggest one we know of goes by the name M82589933 and contains more than 24 million digits.
Far from any galaxy, icy grains of dust in deep space may be able to form organic molecules, a new preprint study finds.
With five more protons than should be stable, the newly discovered nitrogen-9 isotope sits right on the borderline of physical possibility.
Scientists train an AI on 700 years' worth of ocean data to build an equation that can predict when these "maritime monsters" will strike.
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