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          A graphic produced by NASA shows how 2019 temperatures compare with historical averages.

          2019 Was the Second Hottest Year on Record, NASA Says

          It's the award no one wanted to win: 2019 was the second hottest year on record, government scientists confirmed yesterday (Jan. 15).

          The collapsed wall of the ruins of an iconic landmark lighthouse can be seen in Guanica, Puerto Rico, on Jan. 6, 2020, after it was destroyed by an earthquake.

          Earthquake Forecast for Puerto Rico: Dozens More Large Aftershocks Are Likely

          Multiple strong and damaging earthquakes are wreaking havoc on Puerto Rico. And geoscientists forecast dozens more strong aftershocks are likely in the area.


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          This aurora was captured on camera from the International Space Station on June of 2017.

          Violent Solar Storms Are Happening Closer to Earth Than Anyone Thought Was Possible

          The spectacular solar storms that paint the polar skies in beautiful greens and pinks have a darker side

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          Why Has String Theory Persisted?

          String theory is a powerful idea, unfinished and untested, but one that has persisted for decades despite inauspicious beginnings.


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          The Hebrew writing on this jar says that it belongs to a man whose name can be translated as “Benayo” or “Benayau.” The jar dates back more than 2,800 years to the ninth century B.C.

          Ancient Yahweh Worshipper's Jar Bears Hebrew Script in Biblical City

          A 2,800-year-old jar inscribed in Hebrew with the Yahwistic name "Benayo" has been discovered at Abel Beth Maacah, an Israel site mentioned in the Hebrew Bible.

          The Pachacamac idol, long thought to be destroyed by the Spanish Conquistadors in 1533, was discovered in 1938.

          Incan Idol That Allegedly Escaped Conquistadors' Destruction Is Real, New Analysis Shows

          The Pachacamac idol, long thought destroyed by Spanish conquistadors, was once a colorful deity.


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          faces of elderly people

          Scientists Discover 4 Distinct Patterns of Aging

          Scientists have come closer to understanding why people seem to age at different rates.

          A woman walks in front of a closed seafood market in Wuhan, China. Officials believe the market is linked with an outbreak of pneumonia caused by a new virus.

          New SARS-Like Virus in China May Spread Between People in Limited Cases

          The new virus — a type of coronavirus — may be able to spread between people under certain circumstances.


          Gene Tweak Can Extend Life 500% (But You Have to Be a Worm)

          What could this tell us about the aging process in humans?


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          The tiny silky structure's central cone is surrounded by slender pillars.

          Spider Architect's Intricate 'Silkhenge' Revealed in Stunning Video

          High-resolution video of tiny, bizarre silk structures found across the Amazon known as a silkhenge show the mysterious spider construction as never before.

          This underwater photo shows brown sea worms colonizing a dead alligator's bones in the Gulf of Mexico.

          New Bone-Eating Life Form Discovered in Bizarre Alligator-Corpse Study

          Scientists sank three alligator corpses into the Gulf of Mexico to see whether bottom-dwelling sea creatures could eat them. They did — handily.

          Lamprologus lethops, a fish that lives in the lower Congo River, is pale and blind like fish that dwell in caves deep underwater.

          Dying Fish Revealed Congo Is World's Deepest River

          The turbulent lower Congo River, home to hundreds of fish species, is not only Earth's deepest river; it also presents biologists with an intriguing window into evolution.

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          Ripley's Believe It Or Not Odditorium is known for its unusual objects, such as the display shown at Ripley's Times Square in New York City during its grand opening in 2007.

          Massive Trove of Artifacts Shipped to Ripley's Believe It or Not!

          A massive trove of "artifacts" has been shipped from Sri Lanka, a country recovering from a civil war, to Ripley's Believe It or Not! — a company known for its unusual objects.

          Alien spaceships in warped space.

          Could Invisible Aliens Really Exist Among Us?

          An astrobiologist explains how alien life could exist and we wouldn't notice it.

          In 2017, a video of the Nimitz UFO encounter was publicly released.

          Top-Secret UFO Files Could 'Gravely Damage' US National Security if Released, Navy Says

          The US Navy confirmed they have secret, classified documents regarding a 2004 UFO encounter, but releasing them could 'gravely damage' national security.


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          Human head with brain and space-3D illustration.

          Does Consciousness Pervade the Universe?

          What if consciousness is not something special that the brain does but is instead a quality inherent to all matter?

          A mantis face compared to the flipped-up abdomen of Maratus aqulius, a type of peacock spider.

          Amazing Images: The Best Science Photos of the Week

          Here are the stories behind the most amazing images in the world of science this week. A recap of the coolest photos featured on Live Science.

          Chinese geneticist He Jiankui speaks during the Second International Summit on Human Genome Editing at the University of Hong Kong on Nov. 28, 2018.

          Creator of 1st CRISPR Babies Gets Prison Sentence, Reignites Ethical Debate

          Chinese researcher He Jiankui, who created the world's first genome-edited twins, has been sentenced to three years in prison.


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          The Tesla Cybertruck was rolled out in November.

          Love It or Hate It, Tesla Cybertruck Is Revolutionary

          The so-called Cybertruck is an angular, stainless steel, all-electric pickup truck that quickly became polarizing. Here's why it's revolutionary.

          Abstract image of quantum computer.

          Quantum Supremacy Is Unlikely, Scientist Says

          Google claims quantum supremacy – IBM says not so fast. One researcher explains why he doesn't see quantum computers outpacing classical computers any time soon ... and maybe not ever.

          Occulus Go headset.

          Oculus Go Headset Deal: Explore the World of Science in VR

          The Oculus Go is a fantastic first step into the world of virtual reality and now you can get it for just $149, saving you 25%.