Saturday, July 18, 2015
A man who has spent 24 years scanning Scotland's Loch Ness for its legendary mysterious monster reckons Nessie is most likely a giant catfish -- although he is not prepared to give up looking just yet.
Depicted by movie-makers as mean, green, man-eating lizards covered in scales, velociraptors probably looked more like large, toothy turkeys, a study said Thursday.
Friday, July 17, 2015
Icy mountain ranges can be seen rising from Pluto's surface, according to the first close-up images released Wednesday from NASA's New Horizon's spacecraft after its historic of flyby of the dwarf planet.
Tiny fossil eggs long thought to harbor the embryos of dinosaurs or primitive birds, in fact contained unhatched baby lizards -- the oldest ever found, scientists said Wednesday.
Thursday, July 16, 2015
NASA's New Horizons spacecraft got humanity's first up-close look at Pluto on Tuesday, sending word of its triumph across 3 billion miles to scientists waiting breathlessly back home.
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
The Silk Road trading center of Kashgar has been Muslim for centuries, but despite hordes of people thronging the main bazaar, Gulnur's headscarf shop had barely any customers.
We've made it to Pluto by NASA's calculations, the last stop on a planetary tour of the solar system a half-century in the making.
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
It was home to the army of colonial bureaucrats who ran India, so it was perhaps inevitable that the original 18th-century plans for Kolkata's Writers' Building would be found buried under reams of paperwork.