There could be an extra, ancient layer of tectonic plates lurking under east Asia

Tectonics^2.

Earlier this month, California broke yet another green record using over 67% renewable power

Woob woob!

Ancient climate change turned whales into Earth’s largest organisms ever , study reports

Do you think they get self-conscious about their weight?

Ellen Ochoa and Michael Foale join the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame

The best of the best.

Meet Tolley, the single most adorable robot you’ll ever see ever — who’s also a breakthrough

Cute + science = yesplease.

The first hominids might have evolved in Europe, fossil jaw suggests

Emphasis on might.

These tiny birds’ hopping could teach robots how to navigate rough environments

Hoppity hop.

Watch the Grand Canyon overflowing with clouds in the wake of atmospheric inversion

Beautiful.

Warm-bloodedness shown to be millions of years older than we thought — maybe as old as the dinosaurs

The case for dinosaur warm bloodedness keeps getting stronger.

Even ‘dumb AI’ can supercharge human activity and efficiency, study reprots

Two heads are better than one.