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Whale sharks: Meet the world’s biggest shark
Whale sharks can be huge. But even experts aren’t entirely sure just how big they can get.
Asteroid sample is ancestral material from the start of the solar system
Ryugu sample is one of the most pristine material from the solar system.10 June 2022
Largest carnivorous dinosaur in Europe unearthed on the Isle of Wight
The largest meat-eating dinosaur ever found in Europe.9 June 2022
Principal Curator Miranda Lowe awarded CBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours list
Miranda Lowe has now been recognised for her brilliant work by being awarded a CBE.2 June 2022