Illustration of a wormhole

KEEP IN TOUCH  Particles radiated from a black hole may sustain two kinds of links with the black hole’s interior: a quantum connection called entanglement and a tunnel through space called a wormhole.

horse fetus fossil

IN FOAL  The oldest known skeleton of a pregnant Eurohippus messelensis mare holds an almost fully grown fetus (circled). The petite mare weighed around 5 kilograms, some 100 times less than horses of today. 

Mota Cave

HOME SWEET GENOME  A 4,500-year-old man’s skeleton found in Ethiopia’s Mota Cave has yielded the first ancient human genome from Africa. Rocks placed over the man’s burial were cleared away before excavating the skeleton.

Nicene Creed

SHAKY SCRIPT  An anonymous 13th century scribe with an unsteady hand wrote manuscripts including this early Middle English version of the Nicene Creed. Scientists now suspect the writer had a neurological condition called essential tremor.

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