Qilinyu rostrata – a bottom-dwelling, armored fish that belongs a prehistoric class known as placoderms – had jaw bones that suggest placoderms played a key role in vertebrate evolution.
Two Chinese taikonauts made it safely to Tiangong-2 on Wednesday morning, marking a great success for China's growing space program. The astronauts are slated to spend a month on the station, the longest space lab mission yet for China's space agency.
Researchers have stumbled upon a way to turn carbon dioxide into ethanol, using spikey nanoparticles.
A team of researchers may have discovered clouds in data from the New Horizons probe. If so, the dwarf planet's weather is far more complex than previously thought.
Late Tuesday night, the star Aldebaran appeared to vanish, as the moon passed directly in front of it.
Ultraviolet photos, taken by the craft’s Imaging Ultraviolet Spectrograph (IUVS), show dynamic radiation in the planet’s atmosphere.
Data from the NASA-run Goddard Institute for Space Studies indicates that this past September was the hottest on record, though by a slim margin that falls within the margin of error for the study. 2016 will almost certainly be the hottest year ever recorded, scientists say.