Fluid in superdeep diamonds may be from some of Earth’s oldest unchanged material

Primordial rock deep in the mantle and dating to just after Earth’s formation could yield insights…

A planetary body may have smashed into Jupiter, creating its weird core

A planetary body smashing into Jupiter may have jostled the gas giant’s insides during its formative…

Giant, active galaxies from the early universe may have finally been found

Overlooked galaxies from when the universe was younger than 2 billion years old could be the…

A new map is the best view yet of how fast Antarctica is shedding ice

Stitching together data from several satellite missions allowed scientists to create the most comprehensive map of…

Tiny magnetic coils could help break down microplastic pollution

Carbon nanotubes designed to release plastic-eroding chemicals could clear the long-lasting trash from waterways.

Permanent liquid magnets have now been created in the lab

Magnets that generate persistent magnetic fields are usually solid. But new little bar magnets have the…

50 years ago, lambs survived but didn’t thrive inside artificial wombs

Artificial wombs to support preemie babies are closer to reality.

Apollo astronauts left trash, mementos and experiments on the moon

Here’s what planetary scientists are learning from the remains of Apollo outposts, and how archeologists hope…

This solar-powered device produces energy and cleans water at the same time

Someday, the two-for-one machine could help curb electricity and freshwater shortages.

Artificial intelligence has now pretty much conquered poker

A new artificial intelligence called Pluribus is a real card shark at six-player no-limit Texas Hold’em.