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Four-winged dinosaur was ‘evolutionary side branch’, research

Researchers discover largest four-winged dinosaur to date

Scientists have discovered the largest “four-winged” dinosaur, according to a new study. The newfound predator has the longest feathers yet outside of birds. According to scientists, the findings yield insights on how dinosaurs may have flown. The feathered dinosaur is 125-million-year-old and is named Changyuraptor yangi. It sports feathers over its body, including its arms and legs, which give an ... Read More »

UK : New discovery on prehistoric book keeping

UK : New discovery on prehistoric book keeping

Archaeologists from Cambridge University have discovered a prehistoric form of book keeping continued even after our ancestors could read and write. The discovery was made at an archaeological dig in southeast Turkey. There scientists uncovered a large number of clay tokens which date from a time when writing was commonplace, and two thousand years after it was believed this form ... Read More »

NASA Discusses Research Seeking Habitable Worlds Among The Stars, Report

NASA Discusses Research Seeking Habitable Worlds Among The Stars, Report

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden listens to a discussion of “the scientific and technological roadmap that will lead to the discovery of potentially habitable worlds among the stars” July 14, 2014 in Washington, DC. Most prominent among the methods NASA will search the universe for habitable exoplanets will be the deployment of the James Webb Space Telescope, with a mirror of ... Read More »