The animal inhabits the island of Corsica in the Mediterranean Sea. The locals had mentioned a cat unknown to science for a long time, but it was only recently that scientists have managed to study the animal in detail.
Mysterious creatures were found on the island of Bohol in the Philippine archipelago. The new species called Lithoredo abatanica is distinguished for its ability to gnaw stones.
Near-Earth satellites are created in a way to ensure all their elements are burned upon entry into the atmosphere. But this does not always happen. A new experiment by the ESA aims to demonstrate what happens to space vehicles near our planet.
Starlight sometimes has a negative effect on telescopes, which is why experts at NASA are currently working on two projects geared towards blocking unnecessary radiation. One of them is operating under the working title ‘Starshade’.
Dark matter is one of the greatest mysteries in contemporary science. While there is no direct evidence to its existence, many indirect factors show that not only does dark matter exist, but it actually has a decisive impact on the Universe.
An alternative to traditional plastic was recently developed at the Universidad del Valle de Atemajac in Mexico. Unlike regular plastic, this new material is biodegradable.
Until recently, the prevailing scientific thought was that carnivorous plants only ate flies, spiders and caterpillars. However, a new study shows that these conclusions were made prematurely. Canadian scientists have revealed the true abilities of carnivorous plants.
Lasers are a source of great excitement, often reminding us of science fiction films and future scientific developments. These devices seem supernatural, and have been employed by creators of blockbusters...
The first solar eclipse was captured on camera in 1900. The author of the historical video was the conjurer Neville Maskelyne, an astronomy and radio engineering fan. This legendary film is now available in 4K.
Space is vast and it has many objects that we know to exist, but have never seen yet. Now, there is one such object less, as astronomers have recently spotted one of the rarest neutron stars in the Universe.
For many years, dinosaurs were depicted as enormous reptiles covered in scales, but several recent scientific discoveries confirm a new theory that many ancient inhabitants of our planet were actually covered in feathers. Researchers have recently discovered a new dinosaur species whose wings were covered in skin.
Scientists from the University of Arkansas published materials on discovering a 2624 year-old tree in a swamp near the Black River (North Carolina).