Category: Discovery

Water, Weird Clouds Found on Alien ‘Warm Neptune’

Water, Weird Clouds Found on Alien ‘Warm Neptune’

Astronomers have spotted water vapor and evidence of exotic clouds in the atmosphere of an alien planet known as HAT-P-26b. This ‘warm Neptune’ is a much smaller planet than those we have been able...

The Daddy-Daughter Connection Is Hardwired in the Brain

The Daddy-Daughter Connection Is Hardwired in the Brain

Working from audio recordings of real-life chatter between fathers and toddlers of both sexes, plus brain scans of fathers looking at pictures of their children, social scientists have confirmed that fathers engage very differently...

Wreck of U-Boat Sunk by a ‘Sea Monster’ Found

Wreck of U-Boat Sunk by a ‘Sea Monster’ Found

  Marine engineers laying an electricity cable beneath the Irish Sea may have stumbled into the wreck of a WW1 German submarine which folklore says was attacked by an enormous sea monster with large...

Antarctica Is Now Home to the World’s Largest Marine Reserve

Antarctica Is Now Home to the World’s Largest Marine Reserve

The Ross Sea, the southernmost sea in the world, is an embayment that slices into East Antarctica, southeast of New Zealand. It terminates in the Ross Ice Shelf and the McMurdo Sound region, from...