• Ken Yun posted an update in the group Group logo of DiscoveryDiscovery 4 days, 12 hours ago

    Scientists Uncovered A 1,400-Year-Old Seagrass Clone, Zostera Marina (Eelgrass), In The Baltic Sea, Making It The World’s Oldest Known Marine Plant. Using A Genetic Clock Calibrated With A 17-Yr-Old Seagrass Clone, The Team Determined The Age By Comparing Genetic Variations. This Method May Reveal Older Organisms In Other Seagrass Species.

  • Kandice Tirado posted an update in the group Group logo of DiscoveryDiscovery 3 weeks, 3 days ago

    Astronomers Discovered WASP-193b, An Exoplanet 50% Larger Than Jupiter But Only 14% Of Its Mass, Making It The 2nd Lightest Known Planet After Kepler 51d. Located 1,200 LY Away, The “Puffy Jupiter” Is Likely Comprised Mainly Hydrogen & Helium, And Its Extended Atmosphere Is Ideal For Studying Its Planetary Formation With Tools Like JWST.

  • Jeff Goldblume posted an update in the group Group logo of DiscoveryDiscovery 1 month ago

    The Closest Transiting, Temperate, And Potentially Habitable Earth-Size Exoplanet, Gliese 12b, Has Been Discovered. It’s 40 LY Away In Pisces, Orbits A Red Dwarf In 12.8 Days, And Has A Surface Temperature Of 107°f. Found By NASA’s TESS, Its Atmosphere Will Be Analyzed By The James Webb Telescope, But Human Visitation Is Impractical.

  • Kandice Tirado posted an update in the group Group logo of DiscoveryDiscovery 2 months, 1 week ago

    Astronomers Observed, For The First Time, The ‘Glory Effect’ (GE) On An Exoplanet, WASP-76b, Similar To Earth’s & Venus‘s. It Features Concentric, Colorful Rings Of Light Caused By Light Reflecting Off Clouds Made Of A Uniform Substance. Extreme Conditions—Scorching Dayside, Nightside Iron Rain—Permit GE, Offering Insights Into Alien Atm.

  • India Blount posted an update in the group Group logo of DiscoveryDiscovery 2 months, 3 weeks ago

    Scientists Discovered A Huge Water Reservoir, 3x Earth’s Oceans, 700 Km Deep Within The Mantle In The Rock Ringwoodite. This Find Challenges Theories On Earth’s Water Origin, Suggesting Possibly Internal Rather Than From Comets. Seismic Data Reveals This Underground Ocean, Potentially Reshaping Our Understanding Of The Planet’s Water Cycle.

  • Ken Yun posted an update in the group Group logo of DiscoveryDiscovery 3 months, 2 weeks ago

    The Carrington Event (CE) Of 1859, The Largest Solar Storm (SS) On Record, Was Stronger Than Believed. Historical Magnetograms Show It Reached >500 NT/Minute. SSs, Like CE, Have Occurred Throughout History, But Accurate Data To Measure Their Sizes Spans < 200 Yrs, Highlighting Our Vulnerability To Such Events And The Need For Preparation.

  • Patricia Sophia posted an update in the group Group logo of DiscoveryDiscovery 3 months, 3 weeks ago

    Miassite, RH17S15, Is The World’s First Unconventional Superconductor (USC) Found In Nature And Also Synthesized In Labs, Which Does Not Conform To The Bardeen-Cooper-Schrieffer Theory (BCS), Joining A Group That Only Includes Lab-Conceived USC. This Discovery Holds Promise For Economically Advancing Industrial Superconductor Technologies.

  • Ken Yun posted an update in the group Group logo of DiscoveryDiscovery 5 months ago

    Archaeologists Found A 12,940-Year-Old Bead In La Prele Mammoth Site, Wyoming, Likely The Americas’ Oldest Ornament. The Hare Bone Bead, With Origin Determined Via MS & Micro-Ct Scan, Suggests The Clovis People, A Prehistoric Native American Group, Utilized Hares, Challenging Assumptions And Indicating They Hunted More Than Just Big Games.

  • Pat Don posted an update in the group Group logo of DiscoveryDiscovery 5 months, 3 weeks ago

    Perseverance Rover (PR) Confirms Ancient Lake Sediments In Mars’ Jerezo Crater, Hinting At A Water-Filled Past. PR Radar Sounding Aligns With Orbital Imagery And Other Data, Supporting Mars’ Wet History. This Find Backs A Once Warmer, Potentially Habitable Mars. Scientists Plan To Study The 3-Byr-Old Jerezo’s Sediment Sample On Earth.

  • Tamika Fifield posted an update in the group Group logo of DiscoveryDiscovery 5 months, 4 weeks ago

    Scientists Discovered The Largest Known Deep-Sea Coral Reef, 68 Mi Wide At Some Points And Stretching 310 Miles From Florida To S. Carolina. Found At Depths Of 655 To 3,280 Ft, It Relies On Filtering Food Particles. The Reef, Nearly 3x The Size Of Yellowstone, Hints At More Hidden Deep-Sea Reefs. The Great Barrier Reef Is ~ 1,430 Mi Long.

  • Ken Yun posted an update in the group Group logo of DiscoveryDiscovery 6 months, 2 weeks ago

    Scientists Unearthed The Earliest Direct Evidence Of Oxygen-Producing Photosynthesis (OPP) In A 1.75-Byr Old Bacteria Fossil In Australia & Canada, Pushing Back OPP Origin By 1.2 Byrs. The OPP Reshaped Earth’s Atmosphere, Potentially Aiding Complex Life Evolution, And Shedding Light On Photosynthesis Evolution & Earth’s History Impact.

  • Kandice Tirado posted an update in the group Group logo of DiscoveryDiscovery 7 months, 3 weeks ago

    Geophysical Findings Reveal Deniliquin, A 520km-Wide Impact Structure Submerged Beneath NSW, Australia, Surpassing The Largest Known Impact Crater (IC), South Africa’s Vredefort Crater. Sediment Analysis Suggests An Impact 440-500 Myrs Ago. Rock Sample Recovery Is Crucial To Confirm Its Meteoritic Origin. Most IC Are Less Than 200 Myrs Old.

  • Ken Yun posted an update in the group Group logo of DiscoveryDiscovery 7 months, 4 weeks ago

    Researchers Observed Aurora-Like Radio Waves For The First Time On The Sun, Lingering 25,000 Miles Above A Sunspot For A Week, Resembling The Northern Lights. While Solar Auroras Have Been Seen On Distant Stars, This Discovery Offers New Methods Of Studying The Sun’s Solar Activities With The Potential Of Finding Past Solar Auroras.

  • Colt Samuel posted an update in the group Group logo of DiscoveryDiscovery 8 months, 3 weeks ago

    Scientists, For The First Time, Thawed And Grew Mammalian, Frozen Mouse, Embryos Under ISS Microgravity Conditions For 4 Days, With No Significant Developmental Issues. This First-Ever Research Suggests Mammals Could Survive/Reproduce In Space, Impacting Future Space Missions And NASA’s Artemis Program For Lunar And Mars Exploration.

  • Ismael Shapiro posted an update in the group Group logo of DiscoveryDiscovery 9 months, 1 week ago

    A Massive Lithium Deposit Of 20-40 MMT, Found Along The Nevada-Oregon Border In The McDermitt Caldera, Is Potentially One Of The World’s Largest. This Find Could Greatly Impact The EV Industry, Affecting Lithium Prices, Supply, & Geopolitics. As EV Demand Outpaces Lithium Supply, Increased Production & Processing Capabilities Are Essential.

  • India Blount posted an update in the group Group logo of DiscoveryDiscovery 9 months, 3 weeks ago

    A Recent Study Suggests Earth’s Core May Be Enveloped By An Ancient Ocean Floor Hosting Mountains, 5x Taller Than Mt. Everest. This Find Comes From The Most Detailed Geological Map Of The Southern Hemisphere, Showing A Vast Ultra-Low Velocity Zone, Likely Containing Subducted Oceanic Materials, Influencing Heat Flow & Geological Activities.

  • Tamika Fifield posted an update in the group Group logo of DiscoveryDiscovery 11 months, 1 week ago

    Researchers Have Discovered, In Peru’s Ica Valley, Fossils Of Perucetus Colossus, A Prehistoric Whale Said To Be The Heaviest Animal To Have Ever Lived On Earth—Possibly Weighing 2-3x The Blue Whale. The Colossal Nature Of The Creature, Which Swam The Seas About 39 Mya, Suggests That It Navigated Shallow Waters Using An Undulating Swimming Technique.

  • Luke Wilson posted an update in the group Group logo of DiscoveryDiscovery 11 months, 3 weeks ago

    Earth’s Oceans Are Becoming Greener, Especially Near The Equator, Likely Due To Human-Induced Climate Change. Scientists Studied 20+ Yrs Of Nasa Data, Revealing Changes In Plankton Popu. These Shifts Signal Broader Ecosystem Changes. The Jan 2024 Satellite Mission, Pace, Will Further Investigate Ocean Colors & Ecological Implications.

  • Kandice Tirado posted an update in the group Group logo of DiscoveryDiscovery 1 year ago

    Scientists Found 50 Tiny Microscopic Sphere Fragments Of A Mysterious Meteor, From Outside Our Solar System, Which Crashed Into The Pacific Ocean, Near Papua New Guinea, In 2014. Further Testing Is Required To Determine If These Spheres, Made Of A Unique Metallic Substance, Are Natural Or Of Technological Origin, Which Could Signify Alien Life.

  • Ophelia Chew posted an update in the group Group logo of DiscoveryDiscovery 1 year ago

    A Recent Study Suggests That Excessive Groundwater (GW) Extraction Is Causing The Earth’s Rotational Axis To Drift East, At A Rate Of ~14.3 cm/ Yr, Contributing To Sea Level Rise. Computer Models And Data Indicate GW As The 2nd Most Notable Driver In Long-Term Axis Variations, After Mantle Flow. GW Is Crucial For, E.G., Drinking & Farming.

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