Ancient trapped water may explain Earth's first ice age

Tiny bubbles of water found in quartz grains in Australia may hold the key to understanding what caused the Earth's first ice age.

Antimatter atoms trapped for first time

Scientists at CERN have succeeded for the first time in capturing and storing antimatter - albeit for only a fraction of a second. The team successfully created 38 hydrogen 'anti-atoms', and hung onto them long enough to study.