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Join experts and archeologists as we unearth Aztec relics on #LostPyramids  of the Aztecs, airing right now on Science Channel!

This is a Physalia physalis “Portuguese man o’ war”. Dr. Hines added some acetic acid to the slide, causing the tentacle’s stinging cells (nematocysts) to fire. They look like little harpoons. 🧜‍♂‍ #MicroscopicMonday  🧫🔬 by @ciliateco 

Could lava and ground water be the cause of an Earth shattering explosion? Watch a new episode of #StrangeEvidence  Thursday at 9p on @ScienceChannel .

The star-nosed mole may be blind, but it’s unique tentacled snout can see the world through an extraordinary sense of smell. Its nose is about 1 cm in diameter with roughly 25,000 Eimer's organs distributed on 22 appendages. #Wildlifewednesday  🐀

These sharks give birth to as many as 37 pups after a gestation period of 10–12 months.

The zebra shark (Stegostoma fasciatum) is a nocturnal species of carpet shark. These sharks spend most of the day resting motionless on the sea floor and actively hunt at night. #SharkWeek  2020 starts August 9 on @Discovery . 🦈 🎥 by @jacintashackleton 

This green sea turtle is munching on algae and blowing sand out of its nostrils. 😤🥬 🐢🎥 by @jacintashackleton /IG

Leishmania major is a species of parasites associated with the disease zoonotic cutaneous leishmaniasis. #MicroscopicMonday  🧫🔬


Are the ancient Hindu myths of a land bridge connecting India and Sri Lanka true? Scientific analysis suggests they are. #WhatonEarth 

Strap yourself into the @SpaceXDragon capsule that will take @NASA  astronauts to the @Space_Station  Wednesday. Don't miss NASA & SpaceX: Journey to the Future tonight at 10pm ET!

Brazilian vampire bats have started feeding on humans for the first time.

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This aquatic gastropod is a Golden Apple Snail.? These snails have managed to thrive in areas where they don't belong and are recognized among the world's worst invasive alien species. #WildlifeWednesday  ?

According to NASA's astronauts, the most beautiful thing in the world is — the Earth. ?? #NASA  #Apollo50th 

So, we know what you're thinking... and no, one #flamingo  is not bludgeoning the head of another while its offspring feeds on the blood. These flamingos are trying to feed the same chick with red crop milk. #WildlifeWednesday  🌎

This is a Little Water Bear, we named it Alfy. ??Research has found that these 8-legged tardigrades are almost indestructible & can survive in nearly any environment; Alfy can even survive in outer space. So, if an asteroid hits the ? rest-assured Alfy will survive. #science 

"This new visualization of a black hole illustrates how its gravity distorts our view, warping its surroundings." @NASAGoddard  Credit: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center/Jeremy Schnittman