NASA, international astronomers announce unprecedented data on famous supermassive black hole M87

New data released by a team of hundreds of international scientists offers a more comprehensive understanding of…

Study finds about 2.5 billion T. Rex roamed Earth but not at once: ‘That’s a lot of jaws’

One Tyrannosaurus rex seems scary enough. Now picture 2.5 billion of them. That’s how many of…

Whitest-ever paint could help cool heating Earth, study shows

The whitest-ever paint has been produced by academic researchers, with the aim of boosting the cooling…

Brian Gardiner obituary

Early in his scientific career, Brian Gardiner, who has died aged 88, was seduced by fossils…

BPA-like chemical raising concern of ‘alarming’ brain damage: study

Brain-eating amoeba case reported in Florida The Florida Department of Health confirmed that one person in…

Magic mushrooms show promise in treatment for depression, study says

Magic mushrooms have a long and rich history. Now scientists say they could play an important…

NASA satellite data could detect volcanic unrest years before eruptions

New research methods using satellite data may be able to detect volcanic eruptions years in advance.  In…

Flying giant pterosaurs had longer neck than a giraffe, say experts

Pterosaurs, one of the first and largest vertebrates to learn to fly, have often been seen…

Roman site uncovered in Scarborough hailed as first of its kind in UK

When developers broke ground on the outskirts of Scarborough, they were hoping to build a housing…

Sitting in a tin can: why sci-fi films are finally telling astronaut life like it is

Anybody who fancies watching a new science fiction film this month can count their lucky stars.…