Test Drive: 2017 Land Rover Discovery

The brand's most capable SUV is designed to deliver suburban delight

The impressive fifth generation Land Rover Discovery is a ground-up redesign of the brand’s most capable (and likely most popular) vehicle—an all-purpose, family-friendly SUV with brand-defining off-road capabilities and suburban appeal. Sitting above the Discovery Sport stablemate, the two start to round out the brand’s Discovery vehicle offerings, which are centered on utility. The Range Rover family, which is focused on refinement and luxury offerings, …

Scientists Have Found Evidence of a Lost Continent of Mauritia

The lost continent of Mauritia is believed to have been pulled apart by geological forces and sunk to the bottom of the sea long, long ago and scientists have just found evidence that might prove that theory. When studying volcanic rocks on the island of Mauritius, scientists found some with zircon crystals embedded in them. The remarkable thing here is that the crystals are some …

The Universe is Even Bigger Than We Thought

Last week, The Astrophysical Journal published a piece by Christopher J Conselice, an astrophysicist at the University of Nottingham, England and his findings are mind-boggling. As if the concept of the universe’s size wasn’t already hard to comprehend, Conselice’s research shows that there are actually 10 times more galaxies than previously believed. “The team analyzed sky surveys by the Hubble Space Telescope and other instruments …