Scientists have discovered evidence of supernova explosion millions of years ago in fossilized bacteria on the ocean floor.
After the infamous BP oil spill in 2010, where some of that oil ended up remained a mystery to scientists. Now, a new study from Florida State University has finally found where some of that missing oil wound up.
The ripples on a sandy seafloor are clearly caused by the dependable ebb and flow of our ocean's currents. But what about in prehistoric stone? Miniature versions of these ripples are frequently found in fossils - presented in such a way that is not reminiscent of anything seen today. Now, researchers finally believe they have determined what these wrinkles in rock actually are: the "footprints" of ancient microbial life.