Scientists found a billion-year-old fossil believed to be an ancestor of earth’s very first plants

(CNN)A group of paleontologists say the tiny freckles they found on a rock could hold the key to understanding the origins of plant life on earth.The freckles, Virginia Tech researchers say, are actually billion-year-old seaweed microfossils. They substantially push back the current record of the multicelluar green plant by nearly 200 million years, according to…

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NASA Alert: Airburst-Causing Asteroid Currently Headed For Earth

KEY POINTSNASA detected an asteroid approaching EarthThe asteroid follows an Earth-crossing orbitThe asteroid could cause a powerful mid-air explosionNASA is currently tracking an Earth-crossing asteroid that’s expected to approach the planet tomorrow morning. Based on the data collected by the agency, the asteroid is capable of causing a mid-air explosion more powerful than several atomic…

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