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Зеленые айсберги: как и почему?

Green Icebergs: How and Why?

We are all used to think of icebergs as white or blue, but in the 20th century saw the discovery of green-colour icebergs. The mysterious natural phenomenon has excited and puzzled scientists, and its causes could not be determined to date.
Ученые показали пернатых тираннозавров

Researchers demonstrate avian tyrannosaurus

Most people imagine dinosaurs as bald or scaly creatures. U.S. researchers decided to dispel this misconception by showing what tyrannosaurus hatchlings and babies actually looked like. As it turned out, they resembled birds.
Археологи обнаружили древний храм майя

Archeologists Rediscover Ancient Mayan Temple

Remarkably, the temple was nearly discovered in 1966 by researcher Victor Segovia Pinto. He missed the incredible find by a few hundred meters and it remained untouched for another half-century – to this day.

Hayabusa 2 collects sample from the surface of Ryugu

A Japanese space probe has collected a soil sample from the asteroid Ryugu by firing a tantalum pellet at its surface. Photos illustrating this event have been published by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA).

Why would a normal horse need a zebra suit?

Researchers conducted an unusual experiment, which involved dressing an ordinary horse in a zebra costume. The aim was to find out the purpose of the black and white stripes on the animal's body.

Scientists discover T-Rex ancestor

The Moros intrepidus dinosaur, considered an ancestor to legendary T-Rex, turned out to be the size of a large dog. These are the conclusions made by the paleontologists responsible for making this discovery in Utah.

Scientists develop instrument for finding extraterrestrial organisms

The development is credited to Dutch scientists. The instrument can detect plants at a distance of several kilometers. This technology may come in handy when we start exploring other planets.

DeepSqueak neural network will learn the language of rats

The DeepSqueak algorithm developed by American scientists will be used to analyze ultrasonic signals made by rats. This will bring us closer to a better understanding of their communication patterns.

NASA set to find out the origins of our Universe

Every day brings us closer to solving the fundamental mysteries of our universe. American space agency NASA has recently announced the start of a super project that will aim to answer some of these questions.

Huge Crater Found beneath Greenland Glacier

Last autumn, scientists discovered a 30-kilometer crater hidden under the Hiawatha Glacier. Recently, an even larger depression was found close to it: its diameter is 36.5 km.

Flat asteroid Ultima Thule

Ultima Thule is one of the most distant objects from the Earth that has ever been observed by humans. The first photos of the asteroid were taken this year, revealing its flat shape.

Scientists invent ‘self-healing’ material

A team of researchers from the University of Southern California have created a material capable of healing itself after being damaged. This discovery opens new horizons for humanity.