Mastodon Tusk Reveals North American Migration Patterns

Mastodon Tusk Reveals North American Migration Patterns

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news about fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — A male behemoth died fighting with a rival during mating season about 13,200 years ago in what is now northeastern Indiana. Now his well-preserved fossil and tusks reveal not only how the 8-ton … Read more

Europe’s largest carnivorous dinosaur found on Isle of Wight

Europe's largest carnivorous dinosaur found on Isle of Wight

June 9 (Reuters) – Fossilized bones discovered on a rocky shore on England’s Isle of Wight are the remains of a carnivorous dinosaur that may be larger than any known from Europe, a beast that was a cousin of the largest recorded carnivorous dinosaur species. Paleontologists said on Thursday they found parts of the skeleton … Read more

Black hole hunters look at the center of the Milky Way galaxy

Black hole hunters look at the center of the Milky Way galaxy

WASHINGTON, May 10 (Reuters) – Residing at the center of our spiral-shaped galaxy, the Milky Way, is a beast – a supermassive black hole possessing 4 million times the mass of our sun and consuming all material, including the gas, dust and stars wandering in its immense gravitational pull. Scientists used the Event Horizon Telescope … Read more