New Type of Ancient Human Discovered in Indonesia

New Type of Ancient Human Discovered in Indonesia

Scientists on an Indonesian island have exhumed the body of a 7,000-year-old girl that appears to be a different type of human. The ancient young female’s remains were discovered in a cave on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi.

Europeaen Earth Monitoring Satellite Launched

Europeaen Earth Monitoring Satellite Launched

The European Space Agency launched an Earth Observation Satellite aboard its Vega rocket system today. The high-resolution imaging satellite will take several pictures of the earth a day to collect scientific climate data.

Psyche 16 Asteroid Goldmine In Our Solar System

Psyche 16 Asteroid Goldmine In Our Solar System

Psyche 16 is a metal-containing asteroid that is hundreds of millions of miles from Earth that some speculate could be worth quintillions of dollars. NASA intends on deploying a probe in 2022 that should arrive at Psyche 16 in 2026 to investigate.

Chicago Academy of Sciences in Chicago, Illinois

Chicago Academy of Sciences in Chicago, Illinois

Founded in 1857, the Chicago Academy of Sciences holds the distinction of being the oldest scientific institution in the Midwest United States. It was established by a group of passionate naturalists with the vision of advancing science.