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Antikythera Mechanism photos: See the world's first computer

Sponge divers pulled the first fragments of what became known as the Antikythera Mechanism from a Roman-era shipwreck in 1901 off the coast of the Greek island Antikythera. Ever since the discovery, scientists and historians have continued to look for mor

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Tardigrades may hitchhike on snails ... and then suffocate in their slime

Can tardigrades travel by snail? New experiments suggest that it's possible — and hazardous.

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The sun has blasted Mercury with a plasma wave

The wave likely scoured the surface of the weakly magnetic planet.

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Ultra-rare black hole ancestor detected at the dawn of the universe

Scientists may have detected the first known 'transitioning red quasar' in the universe, dating to just 750 million years after the Big Bang.

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