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Mysterious, 20-million-year-old tunnels in the ancient ocean floor came from 6-foot-long carnivorous worms, a study found

Bobbit worms explode out of tunnels on the ocean floor to ambush prey. According to a new study, these worms had 6-foot-long carnivorous ancestors that burrowed under the Pacific Ocean. Researchers found 20-million-year-old tunnels made by these prehistoric worms in Taiwan. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Scientists in […]
Mysterious, 20-million-year-old tunnels in the ancient ocean floor came from 6-foot-long carnivorous worms, a study found
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New maps reveal details about the size and shape of Earth’s lost 8th continent, Zealandia, which disappeared under the Pacific Ocean

Scientists confirmed the existence of an eighth continent, called Zealandia, under New Zealand and the surrounding ocean in 2017. Because 94% of Zealandia’s 2 million square miles are underwater, mapping the continent is challenging. Researchers just released maps that show Zealandia in unprecedented detail, revealing its shape and how it […]
New maps reveal details about the size and shape of Earth’s lost 8th continent, Zealandia, which disappeared under the Pacific Ocean
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NASA’s InSight robot is about to land on Mars. Here’s how it might survive ‘7 minutes of terror’ and make incredible discoveries about the red planet — and Earth, too.

NASA will try to land its InSight probe on the surface of the red planet around 7am AEDT on Tuesday. The robotic lander must survive “seven minutes of terror” before touching down and beginning a series of unprecedented scientific firsts. InSight won’t move around Mars, but it could be the […]
NASA’s InSight robot is about to land on Mars. Here’s how it might survive ‘7 minutes of terror’ and make incredible discoveries about the red planet — and Earth, too.
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There’s a chunk of the Grand Canyon in Tasmania

Monash University team investigate “unusual” rocks on Tasmania’s NW coast Research finds match with rocks from the Grand Canyon in the USA Confirms both land masses were part of the same supercontinent more than 700 million years ago A part of the north-west coast of Tasmania is the Grand Canyon’s […]
There’s a chunk of the Grand Canyon in Tasmania