Astronomers made a poor bot count 100,000 moon craters

The moon’s surface is a chaotic mess of craters of all sizes. Now algorithms are smart enough and kind enough to sort through that mess for us. (NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University/) If the robot uprising ever comes, the machines might cite a new entry in their list of grievances. An international team of researchers has developed […]

Mummy count continues to grow at ancient Egypt burial site

The number of mummy-filled coffins found in a series of burial shafts at Saqqara in Egypt keeps growing, archaeologists with the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities reported.  At the start of September, the team had found 13 coffins with mummies inside. By the beginning of October, that number had risen to 59, and now the number […]