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Scientists may have discovered a new species of early human

The fossilized hominid skeleton of Little Foot is presented for the first time to the public at the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg on December 6, 2017. Mujahid Safodien / AFP / Getty Images Meeting with Little Foot, according to the scientist New. In 1994, in the Sterkfontein cave northwest of Johannesburg, South Africa, paleoanthropologist Ronald Clarke discovered the bones …

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How to see the geminid meteor shower and comet 46P/Wirtanen?

"The green fireballs" have been set to light up the skies this week, according to NASA, making it one of the best weeks to look at the sky this year. Geminid meteor shower begins at night from Thursday to Friday, when most meteors will be visible, coming from the brightest star in the constellation Gemini – Castor, according to Space.com. …

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Cosmonauts on Spacewalk Cut Into Soyuz Spacecraft to Inspect Patched Hole

Two Russian cosmonauts ventured out of the International Space Station today (December 11) to get stuck in a spaceship and inspect the source of a pressurization loss that briefly plagued the outpost of this year. Expeditions 57 flight engineers Oleg Kononenko and Sergey Prokopyev from the Russian space agency Roscosmos led the 7-hour and 45-minute spacewalk. The two cosmonauts worked …

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Scientists Propose a New Marker for the Anthropocene: Chickens

<img class = "size-full wp-image-29987" src = "http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/d-brief/files/2018/12/Chickens.jpg" alt = "chickens [19659002] Here! The Herald of the Anthropocene. (Credit: Moonborne / Shutterstock) Imagine an archaeological excavation far in the future Scientists are digging a site somewhere in what was once North America, removing layers of land in search of the remains of a vanished civilization, millions of years have gone …

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NASA InSight lander takes first selfie on Mars

NASA's InSight lander made its first selfie on Mars. The selfie, published Tuesday and shown above, consists of 11 images that have been joined together. The resulting photo shows the solar panels and the InSight bridge, together with the scientific instruments on the bridge and the weather sensor of the lander. InSight landed on Mars on November 26 after a …

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Here’s what was surprising about Kilauea’s 3-month-long eruption

WASHINGTON – After an incredibly explosive summer, Kilauea, the world's longest unbroken erupting volcano, seems to have finally taken a break. But the scientists studying it do not. The rockets of new data collected during an unprecedented opportunity to monitor a continuous and accessible eruption are changing the knowledge of how volcanoes behave. "It was extremely significant," says Jessica Larsen, …

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