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China’s Tianwen-1 Captured a Haunting Photo of Earth And The Moon on Its Way to Mars – ScienceAlert

No matter where you are, where you’ve been, and where you’re going, it’s always good to see home. And we all love seeing pictures of our home planet, as seen from space.

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No matter where you are, where you’ve been, and where you’re going, it’s always good to see home. And we all love seeing pictures of our home planet, as seen from space.
The latest image of the Terran System comes from China’s Mars mission, Tianwen-1, which launched on July 23. It captured an image of the Earth and the Moon, seen from about 1.2 million km from Earth, according to the China National Space Administration (CNSA).
It joins a great group of photos taken of our “pale blue dot” from …

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The earth was once home to ‘terror crocodiles’ nearly the size of city buses – CNN

A new study has shed more light on gigantic “terror crocodiles,” that once roamed the world and preyed on dinosaurs with teeth “the size of bananas.”

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(CNN)A new study has shed more light on gigantic “terror crocodiles,” that once roamed the world and preyed on dinosaurs with teeth “the size of bananas.”
The research, which was conducted in 2018, published this week in Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. It found that the Deinosuchus — a lineage of giant Late Cretacecous crocodylians from North America — were nearly as long as city buses, growing up to 33 feet in length, according to the study authors.
“Deinosuchus was a giant that must h…

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Geologists Confirm Bizarre ‘Boomerang’ Earthquake Deep Beneath The Atlantic Ocean – ScienceAlert

Earthquakes come and go, often leaving a trail of devastation in their wake. What they don’t usually do, thankfully, is turn around immediately and come back for another pass. Except… it looks like they can, in exceedingly rare circumstances.

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Earthquakes come and go, often leaving a trail of devastation in their wake. What they don’t usually do, thankfully, is turn around immediately and come back for another pass. Except it looks like they can, in exceedingly rare circumstances.
In a new study, scientists have found evidence of an unusual and virtually unprecedented ‘boomerang’ earthquake that shook the deep seabed underneath the Atlantic Ocean in 2016.
This earthquake termed a “back-propagating supershear rupture” took place alon…

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Prehistoric Hell Ant Trapped in Amber Is Stuck Eating Its Prey 99 Million Years Later – MovieWeb

A prehistoric, and long-extinct insect known as a hell ant, has been discovered frozen in amber by scientists.

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It might be time for 2020 to let up. First there were the murder hornets and then there were the nuclear cannibal ants. Now, scientists have discovered the frightening “hell ant.” Thankfully, the hell ant has been extinct for over 99 million years, so we don’t have to worry about it coming to town any time soon, unless these scientists decide to pull a Jurassic Park experiment and bring it back to life. With that being said, the prehistoric insect was discovered in amber while still mauling it p…

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