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The Top Ten Scientific Discoveries of the Decade

by , posted on 11:04 AM, January 2, 2020
Smithsonian Magazine picks the top ten scientific discoveries from 2010 - 2019.
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Here are Smithsonian Magazine's choices for the top ten scientific discoveries of the past decade:

1. The discovery of a hominin species that lived nearly two million years ago

2. Gravitational waves detected for the first time

3. The hottest years on record

4. CRISPR-Cas9

5. Discoveries on other planets

6. Discovery of fossilized dinosaur pigments

7. Redefining the kilogram

8. First ancient human genome sequenced

9. Ebola vaccine

10. Higgs Boson detected

 

To read the details of each of these discoveries click here