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CosmosUp | February 7, 2023

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The Metallic Mechanitis Butterfly Chrysalis

January 28, 2023 |

Deep in the rainforests of South America resides a caterpillar with an escape strategy so peculiar it appears improbable. As a defense mechanism, this organism stays in a shiny and chrome surface to fool potential predators. Read More

TOI 700 e: Earth-sized Planet in Habitable Zone of Its Star

January 14, 2023 |

Using data from NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, Scientists have discovered an exoplanet roughly the size of Earth orbiting around a faraway star — within the habitable zone, meaning it could host liquid water on its surface. Read More

Mysterious Line of Holes Found by NOAA on Seafloor

July 29, 2022 |

Scientists exploring a submerged mountain range in the mid-Atlantic stumbled onto something they can’t explain: An organized series of holes punched in the floor of the Atlantic Ocean. Read More


Five Interesting Places You CANNOT Visit

July 10, 2022 |

Due to the increasing use of technology, it feels quite impossible to know that some parts of the planet are still unexplored and covered in mysteries. The lesser you know about these destinations, the more you crave for it. Read More

The Tragic Story of Ota Benga

July 4, 2022 |

When the New York Zoological Park (now the Bronx Zoo) opened in September 1906, people visiting the Primates’ House encountered a startling sight. There, amid the cages full of exotic animals, they found a human: Ota Benga, a member of the Mbuti pygmy tribe from what was then known as the Congo Free State. Though he was just 23 years old, this was not the first time Benga had been publicly displayed as a curiosity. Read More

Massive Caves Were Dug by Giant Ground Sloths

July 1, 2022 |

Usually, tunnels are made either by human engineers or flowing water. But near the town of Novo Hamburgo, Brazil, there are tunnels large enough to drive a car in that were dug by neither — instead, these are the work of ancient, giant sloths. Read More

SATAN’S STORM: The Notable Disaster of the Past

September 24, 2021 |

Sixty one years ago was a day the people of Kopperl, Texas will never forget, it likes their town existed in a purgatorial time warp. Read More

43-Million-Year-Old Four-Legged Whale Fossil Discovered

September 21, 2021 | 1

Scientists have identified in Egypt a previously unknown amphibious four-legged whale that lived around 43 million years ago. Read More

Mind-Blowing Seaweed is BILLION-YEAR-OLD FOSSIL

September 19, 2021 |

Paleontologists at Virginia Tech have announced a remarkable discovery of a billion year old green seaweed micro-fossils, the oldest evidence of green seaweeds yet discovered. Read More

Scientists want to Bring Woolly Mammoths Back

September 18, 2021 | 1

US new biotech firm has big ambition: it aims to bring the woolly mammoth, or animals like them, back from extinction to the frosty landscape of the Siberian tundra. Read More

Loving Embrace of a Mother and her Child Lasts for 4,000 years

September 17, 2021 |

An interlocked skeletal remains of a mother and her child have been found by the Chinese archaeologists in a site that dates back to the Bronze Age in Qinghai Province, China in about 2,000 BC. Read More

216 Kleopatra – The Dog-Bone Asteroid

September 14, 2021 |

Using ESO’s Very Large Telescope, a team of scientists has obtained the most detailed observations yet of the asteroid 216 Kleopatra –aka the dog-bone asteroid – an asteroid with two tiny moons shaped like a dog bone. Read More

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