Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain These mysterious earthquakes originate between 400 and 700 kilometers below the surface of the Earth and have been recorded with magnitudes up to 8.3 on the Richter scale. Xanthippi Markenscoff, a distinguished professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the UC San Diego […]

DDE aims to harmonize deep-time Earth data based on a knowledge system to investigate the evolution of Earth, including life, Earth materials, geography, and climate. Integrated methods include artificial intelligence (AI), high performance computing (HPC), cloud computing, semantic web, natural language processing, and other methods. Credit: Science China Press Humans […]

An example of what a complete fish fossil coelacanth looks like. This one is from the Jurassic of German. Credit: Professor David Martill, University of Portsmouth A serendipitous discovery of a fossilized bony lung reveals a massive ancient fish. Fossilized remains of a fish that grew as big as a […]

A number of the larger roundhouses were burned down and the defensive enclosure cleared during the late First Century AD OXFORD ARCHAEOLOGY EAST The destruction of a “clearly high status” Iron Age village “may represent reprisals after the Boudiccan revolt”, an archaeologist has said. More than 17 roundhouses were discovered […]

Major Jesse Marcel, head intelligence officer at the Roswell Army Air Field, investigated and recovered some of the debris from the Roswell UFO site in 1947. (Image: © Universal History Archive/ Universal Images Group via Getty Images) A long-hidden diary belonging to a U.S. intelligence officer has rekindled research into […]

AP/Terrance Siemon The three recent appearances (and two subsequent removals) of “monoliths” in Romania, Utah and California are intriguing examples of what can capture the public’s imagination. These constructions are metallic-looking structures about three or four metres tall, with a simple geometric design and reflective surface. They’ll look familiar to fans of […]