Great white shark weighing 1,668 pounds spotted off Florida Panhandle, researchers say

Great white shark weighing 1,668 pounds spotted off Florida Panhandle, researchers say

A 1,688-pound female great white shark called Miss Costa was spotted this week swimming in the Gulf of Mexico off the Florida panhandle, according to researchersA transmitter...
Dinosaur fossils kept secret for years show the day of killer asteroid

Dinosaur fossils kept secret for years show the day of killer asteroid

Research that had been kept secret for years that captured a fossilized snapshot of the day nearly 66 million years ago when an asteroid hit Earth, wiping...
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Seagull appears to snatch baby sea turtle during live BBC program

Presenter Liz Bonnin of BBC’s “Blue Planet Live,” was concluding the program when a seagull appeared to eat a baby turtle during a live broadcast.   (BBC)Viewers of the BBC One program “Blue Planet Live,” were horrified after a Sunday night broadcast ended with footage of a seagull appearing to snatch a baby sea turtle during…
NASA’s Hubble captures stunning image of two colliding galaxies

NASA’s Hubble captures stunning image of two colliding galaxies

Located in the constellation of Hercules, about 230 million light-years away, NGC 6052 is a pair of colliding galaxies. They were first discovered in 1784 by William Herschel and were originally classified as a single irregular galaxy because of their odd shape.  (ESA/Hubble & NASA, A. Adamo et al.)NASA's Hubble space telescope has captured an…
Stonehenge feast discovery thrills experts

Stonehenge feast discovery thrills experts

Stonehenge is one of the great mysteries of modern times, as researchers try to decipher its meaning, its composition and a number of other clues about it. But a new study suggests that feasts were held in the area, with people and animals, including pigs, transported from all over Britain.Published in Scientific Advances, the study…
Southern California sees swarms of painted lady butterflies, stunning images show

Southern California sees swarms of painted lady butterflies, stunning images show

A painted lady butterfly. (iStock) In the days following the so-called “super bloom” -- which has covered the Anza-Borrego desert in purple, orange and bright yellow wildflowers -- Southern California has also received another jaw-dropping gift from Mother Nature: Painted lady butterflies, which have arrived in swarms.The butterflies are currently on their migration route from…
Ancient clay jar fragment depicting ‘grotesque’ deity discovered in Jerusalem

Ancient clay jar fragment depicting ‘grotesque’ deity discovered in Jerusalem

An unusual clay jar fragment depicting a ‘grotesque’ ancient deity for scaring away evil spirits has been discovered in Israel.The fragment, which dates back to the 4th or 5th century B.C., was unearthed as part of the excavation in Jerusalem’s famous City of David.Archaeologists from the Israel Antiquities Authority and Tel Aviv University found the…
X-rays on Peruvian mummy in Pennsylvania reveal ‘fascinating’ 2,000-year-old secrets

X-rays on Peruvian mummy in Pennsylvania reveal ‘fascinating’ 2,000-year-old secrets

Geisinger Community Medical Center professionals recently took X-rays of the centuries-old Peruvian mummy. (Courtesy Everhart Museum)Researchers at a Pennsylvania museum are hoping to bring "life" to a more than 2,000-year-old Peruvian mummy that has been locked away in storage for years.In order to uncover hidden secrets about the mummy, which was donated to the Everhart Museum…
‘Super bloom’ covers California desert in colorful wildflowers

‘Super bloom’ covers California desert in colorful wildflowers

In this Wednesday, March 6, 2019, photo, people walk among wildflowers in bloom near Borrego Springs, Calif. Two years after steady rains sparked seeds dormant for decades under the desert floor to burst open and produce a spectacular display dubbed the "super bloom," another winter soaking this year is shaping up to be possibly even…
FAA proposal aims to ‘streamline’ regulations for future space launches

FAA proposal aims to ‘streamline’ regulations for future space launches

On Tuesday, the FAA and Department of Transportation published a proposal that greases the wheels for the commercial space industry, long bound by outdated regulations that were...

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