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Impressions of the extinct Ediacaran fossils: Dickinsonia (center) and the smaller anchor-shaped Parvancorina (left), in sandstone at the Nilpena Ediacara National Park in South Australia.

Scientists just found a hidden 6th mass extinction in Earth’s ancient past

The height of the Ediacaran period, about 550 million years ago, was a boom time for life in Earth’s oceans. Petalonamides shaped like feathers sucked nutrients from the water, slug-like Kimberella grazed on microbial mats, and the ancestors of jellyfish were just beginning to make waves. But then 80% of life on Earth disappeared, leaving …

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Front view of the IceCube Lab at twilight, with a starry sky showing a glimpse of the Milky Way overhead and sunlight lingerin​​g on the horizon.

Elusive neutrinos caught streaming from a black hole hidden in dust

A unique observatory buried in pristine Antarctic ice detected a stream of elusive neutrino particles streaming from the center of a distant galaxy obscured with dust. The observation by the IceCube observatory on the South Pole is only the second detection of a cosmic source neutrinosand scientists hope it may shed light on what’s going …

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One UI feature focus: Samsung Keyboard tips & tricks and hidden features

One UI feature focus: Samsung Keyboard tips & tricks and hidden features

Samsung Keyboard is one of the most feature-rich touch-based input solutions around. It’s available out of the box for Galaxy smartphones and tablets, and it’s chock-full of customization options and useful tools. Today, we’ll explore a few of these Samsung Keyboard features that may help improve your experience. In addition to Samsung Keyboard offering robust …

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An artist illustration captures an asteroid orbiting closer to the sun than Earth's orbit.

‘Planet killer’ asteroids detected after being hidden by sun’s glare

Astronomers have detected three asteroids in close proximity to Earth, two of which pose a potential threat as “planet killers” because of their larger and hazardous size, but don’t worry, says a NASA expert, they aren’t expected to hurt us . According to findings published in the peer-reviewed Astronomical Journal on Monday, the three asteroids …

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A space rock slammed into Mars on Christmas Eve.  It revealed a hidden surprise  CNN

A space rock slammed into Mars on Christmas Eve. It revealed a hidden surprise CNN

A version of this story appeared in CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. To get it in your inbox, sign up for free here. CNN — You never forget your first Mars mission. When NASA’s InSight spacecraft arrived at the red planet on November 26, 2018, it was the first time I covered the landing of …

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Oldest Map of The Night Sky Appears Hidden Within Medieval Codex

Oldest Map of The Night Sky Appears Hidden Within Medieval Codex

The lost star catalog of Hipparchus – regarded as the earliest known attempt to map the entire night sky – may have just been discovered on parchment preserved at St. Catherine’s Monastery on Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula. In 2012, the student of leading biblical scholar Peter Williams noticed something curious behind the lettering of the Christian …

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First known map of night sky found hidden in Medieval parchment

First known map of night sky found hidden in Medieval parchment

The library of St. Catherine Monastery on the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt yielded a palimpsest containing stellar coordinates by Hipparchus.Credit: Amanda Ahn/Alamy A medieval parchment from a monastery in Egypt has yielded a surprising treasure. Hidden beneath Christian texts, scholars have discovered what seems to be part of the long-lost star catalog of the astronomer …

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Uncovering Hidden Patterns: AI Reduces a 100,000-Equation Quantum Physics Problem to Only Four Equations

Abstract quantum physics illustration. Scientists trained a machine learning tool to capture the physics of electrons moving on a lattice using far fewer equations than would typically be required, all without sacrificing accuracy How close the measured value conforms to the correct value. ” data-gt-translate-attributes=”[{” attribute=””>accuracy. A daunting quantum problem that until now required 100,000 …

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Strange Signal on Mars Reveals New Clues to the Red Planet's Hidden Past

Strange Signal on Mars Reveals New Clues to the Red Planet’s Hidden Past

On 18 February 2021, the Perseverance rover landed in the Jezero Crater on Mars. Since then, Perseverance has been exploring the region in search of evidence of past (and possibly present) life – much like its cousin, the Curiosity rover. This includes obtaining samples that will be placed in a cache and retrieved by a …

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She-Hulk: 12 MCU Easter Eggs & Hidden Details In Episode 1

The She-Hulk era of the Marvel Cinematic Universe has begun. Tatiana Maslany brings to life one of the most beloved Marvel Comics characters of all time in Jennifer Walters. Audiences are excited about more gamma radiation superheroes, 4th-wall-breaking comedy, and the endless number of Easter egg opportunities this show provides. The reviews are in, and …

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