Category Archives: CNN – World

‘Super-Earth’ found orbiting one of the oldest stars in the Milky Way

‘Super-Earth’ found orbiting one of the oldest stars in the Milky Way

A hot and rocky exoplanet known as a super-Earth has been discovered orbiting one of the oldest stars in our Milky Way galaxy, according to a new study. The exoplanet, called that because it’s located outside our solar system, is about 50% larger than Earth and has three times the mass — which makes it…MORE

6-foot megalodon shark babies were cannibals in the womb, study says

6-foot megalodon shark babies were cannibals in the womb, study says

These extinct sharks gave birth to some really large babies — about the size of a full-grown human adult. At birth, megalodons were about 6.6 feet, or 2 meters, in length, according to a study published Sunday in the Historical Biology journal. Megalodons, scientifically known as Otodus megalodon, were huge sharks that grew up to…MORE

A distant galaxy dies as astronomers watch

A distant galaxy dies as astronomers watch

Galaxies die when the stars that live in them stop forming. Now, for the first time, astronomers have witnessed this phenomenon in a distant galaxy. Scientists were able to glimpse a galaxy as it ejected almost half of the gas it uses to form stars. They captured this rare observation using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter…MORE

US prosecutors say Honduras President helped send cocaine to Americans

US federal prosecutors say Honduran President Juan Orlando Hern├índez helped an alleged drug trafficker deliver thousands of kilos of cocaine to the United States in exchange for hefty bribes — a claim the Honduran Presidency rejected on Sunday as “100% false.” A motion submitted Friday by prosecutors in the Southern District of New York details…MORE

Playlist

Concert Calendar

Headlines