‘Priceless’ Revolutionary War medal goes on display

'Priceless' Revolutionary War medal goes on display (Credit: ©Fort Ticonderoga/Photographer Miranda Peters (12-2017) An original Society of the Cincinnati gold eagle medal, deemed one of the "most important objects from the nation’s founding" is set to go on display at Fort Ticonderoga in New York. The "priceless" medal, one of just two surviving examples produced […]

Blue marlin washes ashore on Texas beach

Blue marlin washes ashore on Texas beach close Video Beachgoers try to rescue monster marlin that washed ashore Raw video: Visitors to beach in Port Aransas, Texas attempt to pull massive blue marlin back into water after finding it ashore. Beachgoers in Texas got quite a surprise on Sunday when a massive blue marlin washed […]

Meet the amazing cloned monkeys

Meet the amazing cloned monkeys (Credit: Qiang Sun and Mu-ming Poo, Institute of Neuroscience of the Chinese Academy of Sciences) It’s been about six months since a pair of cloned female macaques were brought into this world by a team of Chinese scientists. The controversial experiment was the first time a primate has been successfully […]

Do we need a single international language in space?

Do we need a single international language in space? The Destiny laboratory on the International Space Station. (NASA) Nowadays, most humans leaving Earth must do so through Russian territory. Space fliers ride on a Russian Soyuz spacecraft, which lifts off from a special parcel of Russian territory in Kazakhstan. Their spacecraft mission is commanded by […]

3 baby alien planets detected around newborn star

3 baby alien planets detected around newborn star Artist’s illustration of protoplanets forming around a young star. Credit: S. Dagnello; NSF/NRAO/AUI Three exoplanets are in the process of being born around a young star that’s not too far from the sun, two new studies report. That star is the 4-million-year-old HD 163296, which lies roughly […]