Mega Earth twice as big as our planet discovered by astronomers

ASTRONOMERS have spotted the “Godzilla” of all Earths — a huge rocky planet orbiting a star 560 light years away that is changing scientists’ understanding ... Full story

NASA pulls e-book which appeared to suggest aliens may have left messages among ancient rock art

IS this evidence of alien contact? UFO aficionados are in a spin after NASA appeared to suggest ancient rock art may have been planted by ... Full story

Huge femur in Argentina could be biggest dino yet

Scientists have uncovered huge bones in Argentina that could be from the largest dinosaur yet found. Outside experts agree that this is a new species of ... Full story

NASA wants to land people on asteroids

THIS isn’t a real-life recreation of “Armageddon.” There’s no clear and present threat to Earth. But NASA says it’s working on plans to send astronauts ... Full story

Animal myths from the animal kingdom

THE animal world is a fascinating place but for all the fun facts there are far too many that are actually a load of rubbish. ... Full story

Tour of known universe goes back 13 billion years in viral video

That dream of going beyond time, space and motion has finally been answered in the form of this video tour of the known universe. Don’t ... Full story

Rare goblin shark caught in Florida

A fisherman recently caught this rare goblin shark that has been likened to a creature from the Alien movies. The weird looking fish, which has a long nose and ... Full story

Researchers revive giant virus after more than 30,000 years

Researchers have revived a giant virus more than 30,000 years old, recovered from the permafrost of northeast Siberia. The virus poses no threat to people. Although ... Full story

Asteroid to pass between Earth and moon

An asteroid is headed this way. But even though it will come closer than the moon, astronomers say it will pose no danger. The newly discovered ... Full story

Scientists want to bring back mammoths

Woolly mammoths, saber-toothed tigers, and passenger pigeons — Oh my! Biologists at the Revive & Restore project are making plans to bring extinct species back ... Full story