Using The Big Bang As A Ruler Cosmologists use baryon acoustic oscillations to map distances as the universe expands

Baryon acoustic oscillations, an artifact remaining from the Big Bang, can be used by scientists to measure cosmological distances regardless of how the distances are changing. Soon after the Big Bang, the beginning of our universe, all of the matter READ MORE

Who’s the Living Fossil? The genus Crocodylus is Younger Than We Think! All of the species of true crocodile we see today most likely shared a single common ancestor only 14 to 8 million years ago - before the arrival of humans.

What comes to mind when you think of crocodiles? You might think of ancient reptiles, or “living fossils,” that have been around, little changed, since the time of dinosaurs. It is true that crocodile-like species (Pseudosuchia) have been around since READ MORE