Unusual And Eerie Green Lights Haunting The Woods -|
The "Foxfire" Phenomenon!
You might have seen a beautiful green glow from the woods in the night. It is an awesome and rare sight and it is nothing to be afraid of.
It is often called "will-o'-the-wisp" or "faerie fire." These unusual and eerie green lights have been observed by ancient people for a very long time...
Bacteria Living In Mars-Like Climate Discovered
Researchers have discovered bacteria Planococcus
halocryophilus growing in the Canadian High Arctic at temperatures below freezing, nearly as cold as the surface of Mars. ...
King Richard III -
Buried Quickly Carelessly Without A Shroud Or Coffin And His Hands Were Tied
Richard III was casually placed in a badly prepared grave, suggesting gravediggers were in a hurry to bury him, reveals an academic paper published by
archaeologists from the University of Leicester Archaeological Services ...
How Much Light Has Been Emitted By All Galaxies Since The Cosmos Began? -
Scientists Know The Answer
How much light has been emitted by all galaxies since the cosmos began?
After all, almost every photon (particle of light) from ultraviolet to far infrared wavelengths ever radiated by all
galaxies that ever existed throughout cosmic ...
Remarkable Historical Reincarnation Cases Or Pure Coincidences?
How can these people who lived in entirely different times look almost identical?
The belief in reincarnation can be found in many cultures around the world.
The Transmigration of the Soul forms the basis of the earliest religious beliefs ...
Top 10 New Species Of 2013 Announced
Meet 10 remarkable new species!
An amazing glow-in-the-dark cockroach, a harp-shaped carnivorous sponge and the smallest vertebrate on Earth are
just three of the newly discovered top 10 species selected...
Very Large Telescope And Its Fifteen Beautiful Years!
This Time VLT Looks At The Mysterious Bok Globules
With this new view of a spectacular stellar nursery ESO is celebrating 15 years of the Very Large Telescope — the world's most advanced optical instrument.
This picture reveals thick clumps of dust silhouetted against....
True Shape Of Ring Nebula Revealed
Using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope and ground-based telescopes, a team of scientists have been able to reveal some
more details regarding the shape of the Ring Nebula -- a glowing cloud of gas surrounding an old, dying, sun-like ....
Ice Melts Under Russia's Polar Research Station - Urgent Evacuation Ordered
Russia's North Pole 40 (SP-40) drifting polar research station has been ordered to evacuate due to the break-up of the ice floe it is located on.
Russian Natural Resources Minister Sergei Donskoi ordered preparation ...
Extremely Small Plant-Eating Dinosaur Discovered
An extremely small, plant-eating dinosaur was identified by a team of paleontologists from the University of Toronto, Royal Ontario Museum, Cleveland Museum of Natural History and University of Calgary.
The species known as...
Titan's Extreme Weather May Be Approaching, Scientists Say
Saturn's moon Titan might be in for some wild weather as it heads into its spring and summer, according to scientists.
Scientists think that as the seasons change in Titan's northern hemisphere, waves could ripple across...
"Something" Crashed Into The Moon In February -
Photos Reveal Unknown Object
In March an object 10 times brighter as
anything seen before exploded on the Moon.
This incident reminded our reader, Kathie in South Australia about a curious event she witnessed and photographed one month earlier...
Strange Neutron Star With The Lowest Surface Magnetic Field Ever Found!
Magnetars – the dense remains of dead stars that erupt sporadically with bursts of high-energy radiation -
are some of the most extreme objects known in the Universe.
When a massive star runs out of fuel, its core collapses to form a ...
Important Discovery: RNA's Hidden Abilities On Ancient Earth
A new research is the first to prove that RNA is capable of catalyzing electron transfer under conditions similar to those of the early Earth.
In this new research, sponsored by the NASA Astrobiology Institute, the process was successful ...
Rare Galaxy Mega Merger Spotted By Herschel Space Observatory
A rare and massive galaxy merger has been found in images taken by the Herschel space observatory, a European Space Agency mission with important NASA participation.
Follow-up studies by several telescopes on the ground...
14 Different Crocodile Species Existed About Five Million Years Ago
As many as six species of alligator and four true crocodiles exist, although no more than two or three ever live
alongside one another at the same time. Totally 14 different crocodile species existed about five million years
We Live In A Virtual World Inside Our Heads -
Says Steve Grand, Author Of "Creation: Life And How To Make It"
What is life? How does it come about? What exactly is the answer to the ultimate question of life, the universe and everything?
Do we live in a virtual world inside our heads? Is reality a mere illusion? Why should we be protective...
Something Melted Rock And Changed Earth On A Massive Scale -
"Losers" And Even "Winners" Hadn't Much Choice
It wasn’t the cosmic collision that extinguished the mammoths and other species but the drastic change
to their environment, according to a new study that finds evidence of a major cosmic event near the end of the Ice Age...
The Future Of The Sun:
6.7 Billion Years Old And Most Distant Solar Twin Revealed
Astronomers systematically enrich their knowledge of stars located in our neighborhood and
far away. Naturally, the most interesting stars are those that can help to reveal the future of our Sun that has been extensively studied...
War Of The Ants Worsens - Fire Ants vs. Crazy Ants - Who Will Be The Winner?
Invasive fire ants have been the real problem for residents of the Gulf Coast for years, but now, the situation worsens.
The so-called "crazy ants" (tawny crazy ants) - Nylanderia fulva have arrived from South America.
These powerful and ...
Bacteria Produce Electricity Using Hydrogen And Carbon Dioxide
We have reported genetically modified E. coli bacteria that turn waste into fat for fuel and the metal-tolerant
bacteria Cupriavidus metallidurans can withstand incredible amounts of toxicity in the process of creating 24-karat gold...
Ring Of Fire That "Burns Burns Burns" With Young Stars
The spiral galaxy M94 also known as NGC 4736 is somewhat unusual in that it shows a great ring of bright young stars.
How many rings do you see in this striking new image of this galaxy as seen by the infrared eyes...
Mars Rover Opportunity Examines Clay Clues In Rock Altered By Water
NASA's senior Mars rover, Opportunity, is driving to a new study area after a dramatic finish to 20 months on "Cape York" with examination of a rock intensely altered by water.
The fractured rock, called "Esperance," provides evidence..
Small Quantum Computer Can Simulate Physical Phenomena A Classical Computer Cannot!
Innsbruck physicists led by Rainer Blatt and Peter Zoller experimentally gained a deep insight into the nature of quantum mechanical phase transitions.
They are the first scientists that simulated the competition between two...
Violent Days On The Sun Continue - Now CME Traveling At Speeds Of 745 Miles Per Second Approaches Earth
The active region on the Sun (AR1748) fired off four powerful X-class
solar flares earlier this week and violent days on the Sun continue.
On 5:24 a.m. EDT on May 17, 2013, the sun erupted with an Earth-directed CME that can send billions...
Ancient Unsolved Mystery Of Hundreds Glowing Metallic Spheres Almost Like An Underground Planetarium
Archeologists have a made an intriguing and puzzling discovery. Hundreds of strange metallic mysterious
glowing spheres have been unearthed beneath an ancient temple.
The purpose of these spheres remains an unsolved...
Asteroid 1998 QE2 - Nine Times Larger Than Cruise Ship - Passes Earth On May 31
On May 31, 2013 at 1:59 p.m. Pacific (4:59 p.m. Eastern / 20:59 UTC), a massive asteroid, nine times larger than a cruise ship will safely
pass Earth, at a 'distance of 3.6 million miles (5.8 million kilometers), or about 15 times ...
Will Malfunction Mark The End Of NASA's Kepler Mission?
One of the most successful missions in NASA history may be coming to an end.
NASA officials announced this afternoon that the Kepler spacecraft,
which has found more than 2700 planetary candidates outside the solar...
Huge Explosion On The Moon Observed -
10 Times Brighter As Anything Seen Before!
The object exploded in a flash nearly 10 times as bright as anything we've ever seen before, astronomers say. A new video reveals the huge impact.
Anyone looking at the Moon at the moment of impact could have seen the explosion, no telescope required...
Oldest Water On Our Planet Found Deep Underground
An ancient pockets of water, isolated deep underground for billions of years and containing abundant chemicals known to support life,
has been discovered by researchers from UK and Canada.
This water could be some of the oldest ...
Scientists Close To Fill Missing Piece Of Einstein’s Theory
Scientists at the University of Nevada, Reno and Stanford University propose a new device
that would detect elusive gravity waves from the other end of the cosmos.
Gravitational waves represent one of the missing pieces...
Sophisticated Map Of Saturn's Moon Titan Created
Scientists have created the first global topographic map of Saturn's largest moon Titan, with a radius
of about 1,600 miles (2,574 kilometers), it's bigger than planet Mercury - and is the second-largest moon in the solar system...
Ice Melting On The Antarctic Peninsula Has Increased Dramatically
The Antarctic Peninsula, the biggest and most prominent peninsula in Antarctica, is in real trouble.
Unlike the majority of the continent, the ice on the peninsula is melting every summer and over recent decades the
amount of ice ...
IceCube Neutrino Observatory Reports
First Evidence For Extraterrestrial High-Energy Neutrinos
A massive telescope in the Antarctic ice reports the detection of 28 extremely high-energy neutrinos that might have their origin in cosmic sources.
Two of these reached energies greater than...
Extreme Weather On The Outer Planets
On the gas giants at the edges of our solar system, Uranus and Neptune, hurricane-like storm systems as big around as Earth blow 1000 km/h winds for years on end.
These planets are home to bizarre winds blowing at speeds of...
NASA Ames Scientists Close To Solving The Mystery Of PAHs!
Mysterious infrared radiation from space was discovered by astronomers in the 1970's and 1980's
and this new infrared 'signature' suggested that PAHs - previously unknown to science - might be responsible...
Mount Everest's Snow And Ice Are Melting Fast, Scientists Say
Glaciers in the Mount Everest region have shrunk by 13 percent in the last 50 years and the snowline has shifted upward by 180 meters (590 feet).
Researchers have found evidence that the world's...
Chandra's New Image Presents: Intense Gravity Of A Supermassive Black Hole Tapped To Generate Immense Power
This composite image of a galaxy illustrates how the intense gravity of a supermassive black hole can be tapped to generate immense power.
The image contains X-ray data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory (blue)...
New Scientific Principle Rules Out Other Theories And Explains Why Nature Is Quantum
We know that things that follow quantum rules, such as atoms, electrons or the photons that make up light, are full of surprises.
They can exist in more than one place at once, for instance, or exist in a shared state where the...
APEX Telescope Presents: Fiery Ribbon In The Constellation Of Orion
Clouds of gas and interstellar dust are the raw materials from which stars are made. But these tiny dust grains block
our view of what lies within and behind the clouds — at least at visible wavelengths — making it difficult...
Should We Worry About "Killer Solar Flare"? - Three X-Class Flares In 24 Hours
The sun emitted a third significant solar flare in under 24 hours, peaking at 9:11 p.m. EDT on May 13, 2013.
This flare is classified as an X3.2 flare. This is the strongest X-class flare of 2013 so far, surpassing in
Not Only Brain's Frontal Lobes Account For Human intelligence
The size of our frontal lobes cannot solely account for humans’ superior cognitive abilities, researchers say.
Research into the comparative size of the frontal lobes in humans and other species has determined that
"Einstein's Planet" Discovered Using The BEER Algorithm
A technique, relying on Einstein's special theory of relativity, was used by astronomers searching for exoplanets.
Kepler-76b, the so-called "Einstein's planet, as detected using the BEER algorithm, which looked for...
Sun Unleashes Gigantic Most Powerful Solar Flare Of 2013!
On May 13, 2013, the sun emitted an X2.8-class flare, peaking at 12:05 p.m. EDT. This is the the strongest X-class flare of 2013 so far, surpassing in strength the X1.7-class flare that occurred 14 hours earlier.
It is the 16th X-class...
Ancient Script Reveals Mysterious Location Of Legendary Hanging Garden Of Babylon
The fabled Hanging Garden of Babylon has since ancient times been recognized as one of the Seven Wonders of the World - but no trace of it has ever been found.
The location of the legendary Hanging Garden of Babylon is still one...
Spectacular Colorful Mosaic From Byzantine Period Discovered in Israel
As far back as 4000 years ago we find evidence of mosaic patterns being used and the mosaic patterns and themes melded together.
Recently, a spectacular colorful mosaic floor was discovered during recent archaeological dig ...
Unique Methane-Consuming Organisms Discovered!
Methane consuming microbes have been extensively studied by scientists. A few months ago, scientists reported methane-eating microbes and now another fascinating discovery.
Using the Jason remotely operated vehicle...
Carbon Dioxide Tops 400 Parts Per Million! - There's No stopping It Now
On May 9, the daily mean concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere of Mauna Loa, Hawaii,
surpassed 400 parts per million (ppm) for the first time since measurements began in 1958, according to independent...
Project 1640: Astronomers Take A Closer Look At Four Strange Planets
Direct imaging of exoplanets - one of important advances in technology - will give astronomers the ability to probe the makeup of planets outside our solar system
Now, they researchers are beginning to install infrared...
Expedition 35 - Spacewalk Under Way to Repair Ammonia Leak
Expedition 35 Flight Engineers Chris Cassidy and Tom Marshburn began a spacewalk at 8:44 a.m. EDT Saturday to
inspect and possibly replace a pump controller box on the International Space Station’s far port truss (P6) suspected...
Our Pre-Ice Age Ancestors Used Some Of Our Modern Words
Ice Age people living in Europe 15,000 years ago might have used words we would recognize today, according to a new study from the University of Reading.
These words include: I, you, we, man and bark, that in some cases could still be...
Planets Aligning In The Sunset Sky
Sunset is a special time of day. Low-hanging clouds glow vivid red and orange as the background sky turns cobalt blue.
The first stars pop out in the heavenly dome overhead, eliciting wishes from backyard sky watchers.
Planetary Debris Pollute Dead Stars
Busy with studying the atmospheres of two dead stars in the Hyades cluster 150 light years away, researchers at Cambridge and
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have discovered the building blocks for Earth-sized planets...
Giant Impact - Water From The Earth Was Transferred To The Moon
Yes, there is water on the Moon and it comes from our planet.
A recent study suggests that the Moon's water did not come from comets
but was already present on Earth 4.5 billion years ago, when a giant collision sent material...
X-Files: Disc-Shaped Object Photographed Above Earth Sparks Debate
An image captured by NASA shows some kind of disc-shaped object above our planet.
The image has caused intense debate. UFO believers say it's an extraterrestrial craft. Skeptics say it's just lens flare. ...
IQ Is A Myth - Scientists Say
If you are thinking taking an IQ test to see how smart you are you might want to reconsider. According to to scientists
there is nothing that can be defined as IQ. It is all just a myth.
You may be more than a single number...
Secret Streets Of Britain’s Atlantis Revealed
There are several underwater ruins in various places around the world and all of them could be part of Atlantis.
The most detailed analysis ever of the archaeological remains of the lost medieval town of Dunwich, dubbed ‘Britain’s Atlantis’ ...
Mystery Of The Underground Eternal Flame In New York
There is a little-known but very spectacular underground eternal flame in Erie County, N.Y. Scientists now hope to shed more light on its origin.
"Eternal flames" fueled by hydrocarbon gas could shine a light on the presence of...
"Brazilian Atlantis" -
Are These Rocks Possible Physical Evidence Of The Lost Continent?
The legendary lost continent of Atlantis appears in ancient myths and legends all over the world. Ancient people were familiar with a marvelous
land that vanished a very long time ago.
Researchers have debated the existence of Atlantis for years...
Popping Bubbles In A Foam Mathematically Described By Scientists!
Extremely complex evolution and disappearance of foamy bubbles, a feat that could help in modeling industrial processes
have been mathematically described by scientists using...
A Never-Before-Seen Cluster Of Hydrogen Clouds Discovered Between Andromeda (M31) And Triangulum (M33)
A never-before-seen cluster of hydrogen clouds strewn between two nearby galaxies, Andromeda (M31) and Triangulum
(M33), have been discovered by astronomers objects using the National Science Foundation's Green ...
Will Our First Encounter With Aliens Be Like In Star Trek?
The latest Star Trek movie, opening tomorrow, raises an eternal question: why are the Klingons (or Cylons or Daleks) always at roughly our technological level?
Should we meet aliens, they will almost certainly either be at ..
Spot A Space Warp - Astronomers Ask For Help!
Online volunteers are being asked to search for 'space warps', very rare massive galaxies that bend light
around them so that they act rather like giant lenses in space. By looking through data that has never been seen by ...
Chelyabinsk Asteroid Strike: The NEO Hazard Is Not Just Theoretical
In February, a speeding asteroid slammed into our atmosphere and exploded high over Russia’s Ural region, injuring hundreds and causing millions of euros of damage.
What should we do if we...
Red And White Vapor Clouds Filled The Skies - EVEX Mission Continues!
We earlier informed about EVEX (Equatorial Vortex Experiment) - a NASA-funded sounding rocket mission, called that will
help scientists better understand and predict the atmospheric storms..
Feeling Blue? Experts Are Helping Your Mobile Work Out - Why
A Cambridge University-led team is being credited with having implications for psychological therapy.
They have created a mobile phone app is promising to help you work out what triggers your...
Mount Shasta's Weird Vortex Forest
Every year tourists from all over the world visit Mt. Shasta to experience the area’s unique energies and vortex sites.
But what exactly is a “vortex”, and how do you find one?
The answer to that...
Talk To Your Plants - You Help Them Grow Better!
Does talking to your plants make them grow better? Researchers say: Yes!
Having a neighborly chat improves seed germination, finds research in BioMed Central's open access journal BMC Ecology....
ESA's Herschel Reports:
Hot Gas Falling Into Milky Way's Supermassive Black Hole
ESA's Herschel space observatory has made detailed observations of surprisingly hot molecular gas that may
be orbiting or falling towards the supermassive black hole lurking at the centre of our Milky Way galaxy....
Mount Sharp Formed By Wind Not Water - Scientists Say
Mars' roughly 3.5-mile high Mount Sharp most likely emerged as strong winds carried dust and sand into Gale Crater where the mound sits.
Air likely rises out of the massive Gale Crater when the Martian surface warms...
Extraterrestrial Rocks From Object That
Exploded Over Tunguska Discovered - Scientist Says
On June 30, 1908 "something" caused a huge explosion above the remote Russian forests of Tunguska, Siberia.
The blast was extremely powerful. It had the explosive force of a 15-megaton
nuclear weapon, shattering windows hundreds...
New Disk-Like Cloak Is 3D-Printed ‘Frisbee’
Seven years ago, Duke University engineers demonstrated the first
working invisibility cloak in complex laboratory experiments. Now it appears creating a simple cloak has become a lot simpler...
Cosmic Flash 10 To 100 Times Brighter
Than Previously Thought May Reveal Black Hole's Birth
When a massive star exhausts its fuel, it collapses under its
own gravity and produces a black hole, an object so dense that not even light can escape its gravitational grip
according to a new analysis by Tony Piro, an astrophysicist at the ...
Living In Total Darkness -
Superoxide-Producing Bacteria Formed Far Away From Sunlight
Our bodies produce toxic chemicals, called oxidants. We are also able to fight them by eating foods rich in antioxidants
such as blueberries and dark chocolate.
All forms of life that breathe oxygen--even ones that can't be...
Plants On The ISS Glow In The Dark
The world is changing. As greenhouse gases accumulate in the atmosphere, global temperatures are on the rise.
Sea levels inch upward as polar ice retreats. Crops are growing in new places.
The world is changing. The question is...
Telling Time On Saturn - It's Magnetosphere Changes With Seasons
A process occurring in Saturn’s magnetosphere is linked to the planet's seasons and changes with them.
This finding will help clarify the length of a day and could alter our understanding of the Earth’s magnetosphere...
Unusual Close Encounter In Space - Fermi And Cosmos 1805 Were On Collision Course
Cosmos 1805 is a defunct Cold-War spy satellite that was launched in December 1986. Long forgotten by most it is still speeding
around the Earth at 15,000 mph and it is far from harmless.
This is the story of what happened when NASA's $500 million Fermi Gamma-Ray Space Telescope almost "died"...
What Is Intuition And Why Can It Be Misleading?
The word intuition is derived from the Latin intueor – to see; intuition is thus often
invoked to explain how the mind can “see” answers to problems or decisions in the absence of explicit reasoning – a “gut reaction”. ...
1,700-Year-Old Cemetery With Unusual Practice
Of Christian And Pagan Burials Discovered
The University of Leicester archaeological unit that discovered King Richard III has spearheaded another dig and discovered a 1,700-old-
Roman cemetery – under another car park in Leicester.
The latest dig follows the historic ...
GROVER Is Controllable From Anywhere And Can Work Anywhere In The World!
The robot known as GROVER (Greenland Rover and Goddard Remotely Operated Vehicle for Exploration and Research),
will roam the frigid landscape collecting measurements to help scientists better understand ...
Deep Extremely Accurate Image Of Distant Universe
For the first time, astronomers have identified discrete sources that account for nearly all the radio waves coming from distant galaxies.
Using Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array (VLA), they found that about 63 percent of the...
Out Of This World Homes -
They Live In Spaceships On Our Planet
Space: the final frontier. These are the voyages of the starship Enterprise. Its five-year mission:
to explore strange new worlds, to seek out new life and new civilizations, to boldly go where no man has gone before...
Odds For Alien Life And Importance Of Atmospheric Pressure
At this early stage in the search for extraterrestrial life in our solar system and beyond, the emphasis
is on liquid water. Where it can exist on a planet’s or moon's surface, so the thinking goes...
Something Keeps Saturn Warm And Bright - Astronomers Shed Light On Mystery
Scientists have long been puzzled why Saturn is much brighter than expected for a planet of its age.
New researchers from the University of Exeter and the Ecole Normale Superieure de Lyon have shed light on how...
Monstrous Cloud With Mass Of 10 Billion Suns And Spanning Over 300,000 Light-Years - Envelops Colliding Galaxies
This unusually large reservoir of gas contains as much mass as 10 billion Suns, spans about 300,000 light years, and radiates at a temperature of more than 7 million degrees.
This giant gas cloud, which scientists call a "halo,"...
"Is There Such A Thing As Antigravity? So Far We Can't Say Yes Or No
How atoms of antimatter interact with gravity?
"Is there such a thing as antigravity? Based on free-fall tests so far, we can't say yes or no, " says Joel Fajans of the U.S. Department of Energy's
Lawrence Berkeley National ...
Amazing Nature - Hidden Map Inside Plants Discovered
There is no doubt plants are special in a number of ways. We have previously seen plants that can make music and sing.
Plants are very much alive. Not only do they dislike human noise but they also posses the capacity to learn ...
The Herschel Mission Ends - Its Legacy Stays With Us!
Herschel telescope's great era ends... It was the first space observatory to observe the entire range of
wavebands from the far-infrared to submillimetre. It had a variety of extraordinary features like for example:
the highest ...
Easier To Recognize Schizophrenia - Very Innovative Method Will Solve Diagnostic Dilemma!
Neurons in the nose could be the key to early, fast and accurate diagnosis, says a Tel Aviv University researcher Prof. Noam Shomron of Tel Aviv University.
An innovative method for diagnosing schizophrenia...
Our Planet 1.9 Million Years Ago - Prehistoric Organisms Ate Each Other!
Tiny 1,900 million-year-old fossils from rocks around Lake Superior, Canada, has given the first ever snapshot
of organisms eating each other and suggest what the ancient Earth would have smelled like...
Unique Ancient Carving Of "Wise Man" - What Is He Holding In His Hand?
This fascinating ancient depiction - 1.40 m high by 50 cm wide - is surrounded by the symbols related to time
and astronomical elements. The "wise man" or priest wears a zoomorphic helmet with a cape and...
Huge Saturn Hurricane - First Close-Up Visible-Light Views!
The first close-up, visible-light views of a huge hurricane swirling around
Saturn's north pole has been delivered by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
In high-resolution pictures and video, scientists see the hurricane's eye is
Bizarre Phenomenon Of Sleep Paralysis Causes You To
Encounter Demons In Your Dreams
Sleep paralysis is a strange condition when you feel you are awake but cannot move. It happens when you are between the between
stages of wakefulness and sleep.
One can say that you are actually awake in your nightmare....
NASA's EVEX Mission -
Study Of Dangerous Electrical Storms In Earth's Upper Atmosphere
Planets May Be Made Of Totally Unexpected Materials - Scientists Say
A startling prediction has been made by researchers who challenge existing chemical models and current understanding of planetary interiors.
Magnesium oxide - a major material in the formation of planets...
Our Planet's Center Far Hotter Than Thought
We are not able to travel to the Earth's center with today's technology.
It's doubtful that travel to this mostly unusual place might someday become feasible.
So far, the deepest humans have drilled is just ...
Origins of Maya Civilization More Complex Than Thought
Did Maya develop almost entirely on its own in the jungles of what is now Guatemala and southern Mexico?
Or was the Maya flourishing the result of direct influences from the older Olmec civilization and its center of La Venta?...
Tremendous Heat From Starbursts Affects Galaxy Evolution
For the first time, astronomers have observed how bursts of star formation have a major impact far beyond the boundaries of their host galaxy.
These energetic events can affect galactic gas at distances of up to twenty times...
You Are Invited To Fly Along With Voyager - The Most Distant Human-Made Spacecraft!
The twin Voyager 1 and 2 spacecraft continue exploring where nothing from Earth has flown before.
In the 33rd year after their 1977 launches, they each are much farther away from Earth and the Sun than Pluto...
Tips How To Fall Asleep Fast - Explore The Power Of Stimulus Control Therapy
They say that a good night sleep can do miracles, but what do you do when you cannot fall asleep?
Do you suffer from insomnia? If so, you are not alone. Insomnia
is a sleep disorder in which there is an inability to fall asleep or to...
Einstein's Gravity Theory Passes Toughest Test Yet - Strange Stellar Pair Helps Study The Nature Of Gravity
Once again, Albert Einstein's General Theory of Relativity, published in 1915, comes out on top.
A strange stellar pair nearly 7,000 light-years from Earth has provided physicists with a unique cosmic
laboratory for studying the nature...
New Image Of Betelgeuse Reveals Gigantic Arc of Gas
Weighing Almost As Much As The Earth
Astronomers have released a new image of the outer atmosphere of Betelgeuse – one of the nearest red supergiants to Earth –
revealing the detailed structure of the matter being thrown off the star...
Ancient Earth Crust Stored In Deep Mantle
Scientists have long believed that lava erupted from certain oceanic volcanoes contains materials from the early Earth's crust.
But decisive evidence for this phenomenon has proven elusive. New research from a team including Carnegie's...
White Dwarf Stars May Help Detect Alien Life
White dwarfs can support habitable planets and with available within the next decade, it should be possible to detect biomarkers
surrounding these planets - including oxygen and methane - that indicate the presence of life, scientists say...
Search For Antimatter - New Matter-Antimatter Difference Observed
The LHCb collaboration at CERN today submitted a paper to Physical Review Letters on the first observation of matter-antimatter asymmetry in the decays of the particle known as the B0s.
It is only the fourth sub-atomic particle known..."
The 'Greenest' Galaxy Billion Light-Years Away Busy With Star Formation At Its Most Extreme!
Astronomers have spotted the "greenest" of galaxies, one that converts fuel into stars
with almost 100-percent efficiency. "It's converting its gas supply into new stars at the maximum rate thought possible..."
Will AI's Become Demi-Gods Threatening Our World?
Famous Science Fiction Authors Discuss The Future Of Humans And Artificial Intelligence
In science fiction books and movies we encounter artificial intelligence frequently.
We have seen intelligent robots that are either working for and with us, or in the worst case scenario...
Long-Standing Mystery - The Origin Of Jupiter's Water - Solved
ESA’s Herschel space observatory has solved a long-standing mystery as to the origin of water in the upper atmosphere of Jupiter,
finding conclusive evidence that it was delivered by the dramatic..
Thousand-Year-Old Cosmic Event Became
Astrophysical Lab For Cosmic Rays Study
The supernova SN 1006 took place over a millennium ago.
During the daytime for weeks, it was observed from Earth and astronomers in China, Japan, Europe, and the Arab countries...
‘Lonely Little Bandit’ - New Dinosaur From Madagascar
A team of researchers led by an Alf Museum scientist has announced the first new species of dinosaur from Madagascar in nearly a decade.
Dahalokely tokana is estimated to have...
Black Hole Radiation Could Be Used To Measure Universe Acceleration
The universe is expanding at a much faster rate than originally believed and to measure distances of billions of light
years can be problematic and challenging, according to Tel Aviv University...
"Comet Of The Century" Plunges For A Close Encounter With The Sun In November 2013
Comet ISON Meteor Shower Anticipation is building as Comet ISON plunges into the inner solar system for a close encounter
with the sun in November 2013. Blasted at point-blank range...
Smell Loss - How To Solve The Problem?
People who no longer can appreciate the fragrance of fresh-cut grass or the intricacies of an herb-infused sauce -- such loss is no laughing matter.
The sense of smell also enhances...
Horsehead Nebula In New Light As Seen By Hubble And Herschel
One of the most beautiful celestial objects is the mysterious and very unique dark nebula known as "The Horsehead Nebula" discovered
in the 19th century, when first seen by...
Distant Powerful Blazar Remains A Puzzle
They are among the most fascinating cosmic phenomena. Astronomers know them as blazars and each of them harbors a supermassive
black hole and jets emanating in opposite directions...
Want To Go To Mars?
This Your Chance But Remember It's A One Way Trip!
Have you ever wished you could leave the Earth and set foot on an alien planet? Now, you have the chance.
If you want you can travel to the Red Planet, but remember what you get is a one-way ticket...
Stunning NASA/ESA Hubble's Image Of A Very Unique Cluster - One of the Hidden 15
Palomar 2 is part of a group of 15 globulars known as the Palomar clusters.
These clusters, as the name suggests, were discovered in survey plates from the first Palomar Observatory Sky Survey...
Physicists Control Light Direction For The First Time - Crucial Milestone In Physics!
Previously unseen levels of control over the travelling direction of electromagnetic waves in waveguides has been
achieved by researchers at King's College London. Their ground-breaking results...
Two Alien Water Worlds With No Land In Sight Discovered!
What if our sun had not one but two habitable ocean worlds?
Astronomers have found such a planetary system orbiting the star Kepler-62. This five-planet system has two worlds in
Gigantic Starburst Galaxy "Producing" Stars More Than 2000 Times Faster Than Our Milky Way!
Using a world-wide collection of telescopes, astronomers have discovered a distant galaxy that appears as little more
than a faint, red smudge but at the same time is one of the...
Supernova's Mark In Ancient Ocean Bacteria
Sediment in a deep-sea core may hold radioactive iron spewed by a distant supernova 2.2 million years ago and
preserved in the fossilized remains of...
Danger From Space:
NASA Scientist Focuses On Hypervelocity Impacts Simulations
Scientists calculate asteroids' past, present and future locations in the cosmos, zapping them with the world's most massive radar dishes,
and considering how to rendezvous and perhaps...
Powerful ALMA Finds Star Forming Galaxies In The Early Universe
The locations of over 100 of the most fertile star-forming galaxies in the early
Universe have been discovered by a team of astronomers using the new
ALMA telescope, which is so...
90 Million UV Laser Shots Bring Wind Satellite Back On Track - ESA's Wind Mission Continues!
ADM-Aeolus is the first space mission to acquire profiles of the wind on a global scale.
These near-realtime observations will improve the accuracy of numerical weather and...
Is Titan Running Out Of Methane? - NASA Scientists Say: Yes!
Scientists say that Titan's methane could run out in tens of millions of years.
By tracking a part of the surface of Saturn's moon Titan over several years, NASA's Cassini mission has found...
Is There An Atmosphere On The Moon? - The Moon May Be Wetter Than We Once Thought
If scientists are ever to know the lunar atmosphere in a relatively natural state, now is the time to look,
according to researchers who will study it with a probe called the Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer
Three Unusually Long-Lasting Stellar Explosions Observed
We have seen thousands of gamma-ray bursts over the past four decades, but only now are we seeing a clear picture
of just how extreme these extraordinary events can be. Catastrophic death...
Data That Show The Existence Of A New Physical Phenomenon - "It Could Be A Sign Of Dark Matter"
On April 3rd, researchers led by Nobel Laureate Samuel Ting of MIT announced that the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer,
a particle detector operating onboard the International Space...
"Human Ancestor" From Malapa Cave Had Mix Of Ape-Human Traits
In August of 2008, a nine-year old boy stumbled over a rock near Malapa cave - one of the best dated early human sites
in the world - located in Gauteng Province, South Africa...
Modified Technique Will Enable Police To Recover Fingerprints From Food
You Can't Buy The Right To Name A Planet
A Closer Look At The Moon Europa's Interior
The surface of Jupiter's moon Europa exposes material churned up from inside the moon and also material resulting from matter and energy coming from above.
"We have found the regions...
Arctic Ice Free Summers Sooner Than Thought -
Ecological Systems In Great Danger!
Before 2050 and possibly within the next decade or two, there will be nearly ice-free summers, but "when," say scientists studying summer sea ice in the Arctic.
"Rapid Arctic sea ice loss...
Huge Cloud Over Titan's South Pole Could Be Organic -
Astronomers Try To Identify "Species X"
Astronomers try to learn more about the massive ice cloud over Titan's South Pole. It is made of an unknown ice type,
a mixture of organic compounds. Astronomers call it "Species x"...
Structures On Antarctic Seafloor Will Be More Easily Visible -
New Digital Map Confirmed By Scientists
A Submerged Monumental Structure In The Sea Of Galilee Israel
Blue Supergiant Star Born Far Beyond The Milky Way Galaxy In The Constellation Virgo
Nasa's Ambitious Plan To Capture An Asteroid
ESO's Very Large Telescope Snaps A Glowing Green Planetary Nebula
Rain Is Falling From Saturn's Rings
Saturn is the first planet to show significant interaction between its atmosphere and ring system.
"The main effect of ring rain is that it acts to 'quench' the ionosphere of Saturn...
Computers Will Identify You By Your Thoughts
In the future you will only need to think your password, instead of typing your password.
Will this new technology work for computer authentication? Is it secure, accurate...
Lunar Environment - Potentially Hazardous Due To Radiation!
The radiation environment near the Moon could be damaging to humans and electronics on future missions.
The Cosmic Ray Telescope for the Effects of Radiation (CRaTER) on board...
First Quantum Experiment In Space - Scientists Measure Speed Of "Spooky Action At a Distance"
Einstein railed against the possibility of spooky action at a distance because it violates relativity.
This “spooky action at a distance”, as Einstein called it, has puzzled and fascinated...
Secrets Of The Gaze Perception -
How You Can Tell If People Are Really Staring At You
Unique Ceremony Reveals
How Your Brain Can Control Your Body Temperature -
G-Tummo Meditation Works!
Star Kappa Coronae Borealis And Its Companions
Curiosity's Gale Crater Mission:
Martian Atmosphere Remains Quite Active
Discovery Of Extraterrestrial Life - What Can The Rio Scale Reveal?
New Scientific Achievement - Camera Captures 3D Images From A Kilometer Away!
Yellow Supergiant Became A Supernova -
Astronomers Present The First Evidence
The yellow supergiant star discovered at the location of supernova SN 2011dh
in the nearby Whirlpool Galaxy (M51) was indeed the star that exploded, according to recent astronomical observations....
Moon Europa's Chemistry: Is Liquid Water Ocean Under Moon's Icy Crust Inhabited By Extreme Life Forms?
An important compound needed for life - known as hydrogen peroxide is abundant across much of the surface of Jupiter's
moon Europa and it mixes into the ocean below. Is it an important energy...
Thin Low-level Clouds Over Greenland Closely Observed By Researchers
"Certain kinds of low-level clouds" over Greenland were closely observed by researchers who follow ice-sheet response to climate change.
If the sheet of ice covering Greenland were to melt in its entirety tomorrow...
Milky Way's Violent Center -
A Place Of Massive Star Creation
TESS And NICER Missions: Looking For Stars And New Planets
Unusual Green Meteorite Remains An Unsolved Cosmic Mystery -
Where Is It From?
Moon Io's Volcanoes Are in the Wrong Place
A New Mathematical Tool To Reveal Shape Of The Universe
NASA's CHAMPS Mission: Observing Of Mysterious Noctilucent Clouds
Unusual Extraterrestrial Phosphorus Triggered Origin Of Life - A Key Puzzle May Be Solved!
Researchers at the University of Leeds may have solved a key puzzle about how objects from space could have kindled life on Earth.
While it is generally accepted that some important ingredients for life came from...
Prevailing Extraterrestrial Theory of Dinosaur Extinction Questioned
Small Compact And Very Rare Galaxies Will Help To Solve Many Secrets Of The Early Universe
Mystery Of Spiral Galaxies Solved
Study Of The Brightest Supernova Seen From Earth
In The Four Centuries Since The Telescope's Invention
Star Birth In The Constellation Of Cepheus
Astronomers Witnessed Cosmic Meal Taken Place 47 Million Light-Years Away
New Astronomical Discovery In The Atmosphere Around A Giant Star VY Canis Majoris
The Arctic Changes Dramatically - Massive Greening And Rising Temperatures!
Dynamic Earth - "North Australia Will Be At Equator" And Africa Will Be Pulled Apart"
"In 100 million years' time Africa will be pulled apart and North Australia will be at the equator," says Prof. Dr. Falko Langenhorst from the Friedrich Schiller University Jena (Germany).
Earth is dynamic. What we perceive as...
Researchers At Virginia Tech Present: Autonomous Robotic Jellyfish
Quantum Computers Could Use Photons For Memory
Saturn's Rings And Moons May Be More Than 4 Billion Years Old
26,545 Songs Audio Registered In Real Time By Scientists! - Antarctic Blue Whale Study Successful
Manhattan-Sized Asteroid Caused Global Firestorm On Earth
Stunning Virtual Trip To The Stars -
Explore The Galaxy Like Never Before:
Created By The 100 Year Starship Project
Why The Moon Always Shows Its Face
Cloaking Experiments Continue
New Kind Of Supernova Discovered
Earth's Moon And Large Asteroids Roaming Our Solar System Have Much In Common
New Scientific Breakthrough! - Scientists Will Reach New Species In Most Remote Places Of Our Planet
NASA's New Horizons Spacecraft On Its Way To Fascinating Alien Worlds
A New Kind Of Cloak Designed By MIT Scientists
Challenging Established Wisdom - Speed Of Light May Not Be Fixed!
Strange Extraordinary Creatures - Probably 250 Million Years Old
South Polar Vortex On Venus:
A Daily Shape-Shifter That Now Offers More Surprises
A New Kind Of Cloak Designed By MIT Scientists
Temporal Doppler Effect Phenomenon - Why The Future Feels Closer Than The Past?