unilad.co.uk — Recently-discovered rare metals found on a tiny Pacific island could potentially 'change the world'. The 'almost infinite' supply of metals found, with one being rare-earth oxide, is worth £359billion.
gizmodo.com — These images show the Lagoon Nebula, just 4,000 light-years away, in intense detail. Hubble imaged the star-forming region both in visible light and infrared, with the latter allowing scientists to cut through the dust to peer at the stars forming inside. And the new views really show off Hubble’s a…
theatlantic.com — We’re used to imagining extinct civilizations in terms of the sunken statues and subterranean ruins. These kinds of artifacts of previous societies are fine if you’re only interested in timescales of a few thousands of years. But once you roll the clock back to tens of millions or hundreds of millio…
boredpanda.com — Having one of those days? With so much craziness going on out there at the moment, sometimes what we all need is a break, time to switch off from it all and just look at some pretty and happy things. Like these adorable harvest mice for example.
revealnews.org — National Park Service officials have deleted every mention of humans’ role in causing climate change in drafts of a long-awaited report on sea level rise and storm surge, contradicting Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s vow to Congress that his department is not censoring science.
gizmodo.com — Venus, with its crushing atmospheric pressure and scorching surface temperatures, seems an unlikely place for life to take hold. But while the surface of this planet remains completely inhospitable, Venus’ atmosphere may be capable of harboring microbial life, according to new research.
hiconsumption.com — Sleeping out under the stars is great, but it’s an activity that is almost totally confined to the summer months. Or at least tat was the case before lodge owner Raniero Campigotto found a way to accommodate stargazers well into the winter with this climate controlled ‘Starlight Room’.
iflscience.com — Following six years of submersible expeditions in the southern Caribbean Sea.
Existing just below the reach of scuba gear, life in the shadowy deep ocean reefs has remained largely unstudied by marine scientists.
Now, after six years of incredible discoveries made by submersible expeditions in the s…