While we go to work, hang with our friends and get depressed at the news, scientists are doing some awesome things. Take a look at some of the astonishing scientific discoveries and advances made in the last year — and don’t forget to bring them up to show your friends how much you know!
1. Jurassic Park Was Real
Well, the part about ancient creatures being trapped in amber was real at least. Scientists found a piece of a dinosaur’s tail trapped in amber that was being sold at a market in Burma. The coelurosaur’s tail was covered with feathers — so dinosaurs really are related to birds!