Science Timeline

Mysterious Nebula Revealed Beautiful Image: ‘Mouth Of The Beast’

Nebula

Thirteen thousand light-years from Earth, deep inside the Gum Nebula, lies cometary globules — a group of comet-like objects that, despite the name and appearance, have nothing to do with comets. They are small nebulous globules of gas and dust, and their exact nature remains a bit of a mystery. This type of nebula, which… Read more »

Fossilized Human Jawbone May Belong To Previously Unknown Species

Prehistoric Human

A fossilized human jawbone, which was found by a Taiwanese fisherman, may belong to a previously unknown species. Researchers estimate the bone is between 200,000 and 10,000 years old, and could represent a new species of hominid. The prehistoric bone was originally discovered by an unnamed fisherman, who was dredge fishing in the Penghu Channel…. Read more »

Albert Einstein Is Helping To Fight Hackers Decades After His Death

Albert Einstein

Few would deny the brilliance of the physicist Albert Einstein, but it might surprise some people to learn that his contributions to science are still innovating long after his death. According to The Australian, the principles of quantum mechanics, discovered by a team of scientists including Albert Einstein more than 80 years ago, are being… Read more »

Ancient Settlement In Black Sea May Be Hiding Lost Temple To Apollo

Apollo (Temple of Diana)

Last year was a phenomenal for archaeology. Not only did archaeologists uncover new discoveries, advancements in their research methods uncovered truths behind the discoveries previously excavated and studied. The Inquisitr made sure to report on both sides of this archaeological spectrum. New discoveries includes the earliest copy of a Gospel in a Pharaoh mask and… Read more »

Quasar — Super Rare Occurrence Observed On The Edge Of A Black Hole

quasar

Scientists have agreed since the late 1980’s that a quasar is a compact region in the center of a galaxy surrounding a central, supermassive black hole. After they were discovered by the first radio telescopes, quasi-stellar objects (quasars) were almost as great a mystery as the black holes that spawn them. Scientists now think that… Read more »

‘Multi-Purpose’ Neanderthal Tool Discovered In France

neanderthals

A 55,000-year-old Neanderthal tool has been unearthed in France by a team of scientists from the University of Montreal, shedding light into the early activities of our extinct cousins in Europe. Sci-news reports that an expedition led by scientist Luc Doyon has made the discovery possible. The bone tool, described as “multi-purpose,” was found at… Read more »