Science

Scientists discover 91 volcanoes below Antarctic ice sheet
Valcano
Guardian | Scientists have uncovered the largest volcanic region on Earth – two kilometres below the surface of the vast ice sheet that covers west Antarctica. The project, by Edinburgh University researchers, has revealed almost...
Hubble Detects Stratosphere on Huge Alien Planet
Space.com | A huge, superhot alien planet has a stratrosphere, like Earth does, a new study suggests. “This result is exciting because it shows that a common trait of most of the atmospheres in our solar system — a warm...
Close shave from an undetected asteroid
Asteroid
EarthSky.org | A space rock now designated as asteroid 2017 OO1 was detected on July 23, 2017 from the ATLAS-MLO telescope at Mauna Loa, Hawaii. An analysis of its trajectory revealed it had been closest to Earth on July 20 sometime...
Jeff Bezos' Vision: 'A Trillion Humans in the Solar System'
Space
Space.com | CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — It is now 48 years since Apollo 11's moon landing on July 20, 1969. That history-making first human touchdown on the lunar landscape was celebrated here last Saturday during an evening gala held...
Secret tunnel found 30 feet below the Pyramid of the Moon in Mexico's Teotihuacan ruins
Teotihuacan
DailyMail.co.uk | Archaeologists at Mexico's Teotihuacan ruins site say they have found evidence that the city's builders may have dug a secret tunnel under the Pyramid of the Moon. It goes from the Pyramid to the central square, which...
Asteroid to shave past Earth inside Moon orbit: ESA
NASA
AFP | Paris (AFP) - An asteroid the size of a house will shave past Earth at a distance of some 44,000 kilometres (27,300 miles) in October, inside the Moon's orbit, astronomers said Thursday. The space rock will zoom by at...
Scientists discover that potatoes were likely domesticated in North America almost 11,000 years ago
Potatoes
NaturalNews | Researchers have discovered the earliest example of the use of potatoes in North America, and it dates back far longer than previously believed. The archaeologists found “well-preserved starch granules” in cracks in the...
Anunnaki? Ancient humans had sex with non humans
Annunaki
NZHerald | New research shows that ancient humans had sex with non human species. According to a study conducted by Omer Gokcumen, an assistant professor of biological sciences at the University of Buffalo, ancient humans had...
The Battle for the Moon Begins
Moon
Bloomberg | The bag’s history is as interesting as its travels: the U.S. government accidentally sold it in 2015, then fought the buyer, Nancy Lee Carlson, a suburban Chicago lawyer, to reclaim it. The feds lost that case last year...
A massive atmospheric experiment is planned for August solar eclipse
Solar Eclipse
WashingtonPost | On Aug. 21, as the moon passes in front of the sun and casts a shadow across the United States, millions are expected to gaze at the totality. Meanwhile, a smaller crowd will be glued to 150 custom-made radio receivers...
Groundbreaking discovery confirms existence of orbiting supermassive black holes
Black Holes
Phys.org | For the first time ever, astronomers at The University of New Mexico say they've been able to observe and measure the orbital motion between two supermassive black holes hundreds of millions of light years from Earth -...
Human brain found to contain multi-dimensional holographic geometry that might be involved in forming memories
Brain
NaturalNews | Despite tremendous technological advancements in recent years, there is still much about the human brain that scientists do not fully understand. One surprising recent study published in Frontiers in Computational...
Jupiter Now Has 69 Moons
ScientificAmerican | The planet Jupiter is a beast: Three-hundred-and-seventeen times the mass of the Earth, mostly made of metallic hydrogen, and at the center of an astonishing collective of orbiting natural bodies. In fact, Jupiter's...
Musk’s SpaceX Joins the Military
SpaceX
Bloomberg | Not long ago, SpaceX founder Elon Musk cracked what he once labeled a monopoly for Defense Department space launches, successfully breaking into a business that was dominated by United Launch Alliance LLC. The DOD’s...
A METEOR with the explosive power of TEN cruise missiles has struck the Moon
Moon
Express.co.uk | And terrifyingly the 56,000 mph collision – captured by NASA scientists highlighting the catastrophic danger planet earth faces from similar meteors – was caused by a space rock weighing no more than 88 lbs (40 kilos)....
NASA will hold first trial of technique to protect the Earth from asteroids
Engadget | NASA is one step closer to testing its proposed line of defence against the threat of a potential asteroid impact on Earth. The "kinetic impactor technique" essentially involves smashing a spacecraft into an...
Nasa's Kepler telescope finds 10 Earth-like planets
Earth Like Planet
Reuters | Astronomers have added 219 candidates to the growing list of planets beyond our solar system, 10 of which may be about the same size and temperature as Earth, boosting their chances of hosting life. Scientists found the...
New evidence that all stars are born in pairs
Stars
Phys.org | Did our sun have a twin when it was born 4.5 billion years ago? Almost certainly yes—though not an identical twin. And so did every other sunlike star in the universe, according to a new analysis by a theoretical...