Astronomers, anthropologists, geologists, and many other scientists made mind-boggling breakthroughs in 2019. Some highlights include work that produced the first image of a black hole, traced the origins of modern humans, and predicted future sea-level rise. These are 26 of the biggest scientific accomplishments of the year. Visit Business Insider’s […]
Scientists made some awesome breakthroughs and discoveries in 2018, in fields including space travel, medicine, archaeology, nutrition, and earth sciences. These are 30 of the most impressive and stunning scientific accomplishments of the year. In 2018, scientists succeeded in some impressive feats: Engineers at SpaceX sent a red sports car […]
The animal kingdom just keeps getting wilder. It’s hard to believe that scientists are still finding entirely new species in 2018, but a prehistoric marsupial lion, a shark with cartoon eyes, and a wasp with built-in armour are just a few of the creatures that have been discovered right under […]
2017 was a year of discovery: NASA started using reusable rockets, patients started treating cancer using only their own cells, and scientists discovered the Earth’s lost eighth continent. Here are some of the wildest, coolest, most promising science finds of the year. An international team of 32 scientists found a […]
VIDEO: Astronomers have discovered enormous, new galaxies they call "Super Spirals."
Rosalind Franklin made a groundbreaking discovery into DNA, but died before she could receive a Nobel Prize. On April 16, the anniversary of her death, here’s a look back into Franklin’s fascinating yet overlooked life and achievements. Visit BusinessInsider.com for more stories. If ever there was a case of someone […]
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