A study of a fossilized ostrich eggshell suggests the interior of South Africa was grassland that supported grazing animals until around 200,000 years ago. The study also showed that fossilized ostrich eggshells can reveal information on the climate when they were laid.
A new study suggests the phosphine in Venus’ atmosphere may stem from active volcanoes, rather than biological life, as was previously suggested. NASA currently has two missions to Venus planned, to study its atmosphere and geological history.
Virgin Galactic’s Unity 22 test flight carried founder Richard Branson, three employees, and two pilots to the edge of space — 53 miles above sea level. It was the first fully crewed flight for the Unity spaceplane.
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Researchers identified a species of algae with three sexes that can all breed in pairs with each other in a river outside Tokyo. It’s the first time a species of algae has been found with three sexes.