Planetary scientists found bands on brown dwarf closest to Earth

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ISLAMABAD   –  A University of Arizona-led research team has found bands and stripes on the brown dwarf closest to Earth, hinting at the processes churning the brown dwarf’s atmosphere from within.Brown dwarfs are mysterious celestial objects that are not quite stars and not quite planets. They are about the size of Jupiter but typically dozens … Read more

Dwarf T-rex dinosaurs probably did not exist: study

Dwarf T-rex dinosaurs probably did not exist: study

WASHINGTON: For three decades, paleontologists the world over have been split over a provocative finding: did a dwarf species of Tyrannosaurus rex really once exist? In 1988, paleontologist Robert Bakker and his colleagues at the Cleveland (Ohio) Museum of Natural History reclassified a specimen first discovered in 1942 and displayed at the museum. It was, … Read more