The wreck of the USS Nevada has been located 75 miles off the coast of Hawaii at a depth of nearly three miles. It’s a significant discovery, as the battleship represents one of the most storied vessels in U.S. history, having survived Pearl Harbor, a kamikaze suicide attack, and atomic bomb tests at Bikini Atoll.
A painting by the artist considered to be the father of Nigerian modernism has been bought for $1.4 million (£1.1million) at an auction in London after the owners googled the artist’s signature.
Ben Enwonwu’s “Christine”, painted in 1971 in Lagos, had been in the home of the family of the sitter since then, auction house Sotheby’s says.
Almost 50 years ago, Sir Paul McCartney and his band Wings decided to decorate an open-top bus in psychedelic colours to take them on tour across Europe.
He converted the double-decker for his post-Beatles band and their families, with the seats on the upper deck replaced by mattresses and bean bags.
Now, after being found in Spain, the Wings Over Europe bus is back in the UK and is to be sold at auction.
Alien life could be discovered in less than two years but the world is ‘not prepared for the results’, NASA’s chief scientist says.
Europe’s ExoMars Rover, which has been named Rosalind in memory of British chemist Rosalind Franklin, will be launched with NASA’s rover Mars 2020 in March.
A previously unknown photograph of Harriet Tubman, the abolitionist leader known as the “Moses of her people,” is on display for the first time in Washington.
A pair of twins have stunned researchers after it emerged that they are neither identical nor fraternal – but something in between.
The team say the boy and girl, now four years old, are the second case of semi-identical twins ever recorded, and the first to be spotted while the mother was pregnant.
Ultima Thule, the most-distant object ever visited by a spacecraft, is revealing our solar system’s deepest history—and, just maybe, revolutionizing planetary science…