Thanks to the work of squirrels, researchers in Siberia were able to grow viable Silene stenophylla plants from 32,000-year-old seeds. This incredible event, which happened in 2012, is still having a dramatic event on the scientific community and now Austrian researchers are trying to sequence the plant’s DNA to find out how it was able to survive so long.
We’ve seen some impressive timelapses, but nothing compares to what NASA has just released.
Sometimes having a visual is the best way to understand something. This is particularly true when it comes to science.
As people around the world adjust to wearing face masks, particularly in countries like the United States where it wasn’t common practice, some questions have popped up regarding their safety. So perhaps it’s time to learn a bit more about how face masks actually work. As different memes and Facebook posts claiming that face masks can reduce your oxygen intake and increase your inhalation of carbon dioxide circulate, it’s worth clearing up misconceptions.
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One tortoise who has dedicated his life to helping his species is finally getting a rest.
Seeing the Moon in the night sky is nothing new. You’ve undoubtedly witnessed Earth’s satellite countless times, but have you ever really looked at it? When you watch Wylie Overstreet and Alex Gorosh’s short film entitled A New View of the Moon, you’ll get the sense that maybe you don’t know it as well as you think you do.
We all know that nature is beautiful, but if you ever needed a reminder, just check out Twitter.
We’ve all heard of a solar eclipse, but do you know what an annular solar eclipse is?
By day, Santiago Olay works as a deck officer on a large cargo ship. But by night, he explores his passion for photography by taking incredible images of the sky. Combatting vibrations and movement, Olay has perfected a setup that allows him to come away with beautiful photos of the Milky Way.
Technology has the incredible ability to make jobs easier for some people, particularly for scientists.
When NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley were launched toward the ISS on Saturday, they weren’t alone.