Earth

Author William Poundstone Says Humans Only Have 730 Years Left Before We're Extinct

Elon Musk may come off as a crazed doomsayer when it comes to the robot apocalypse, but human extinction has been on the mind of...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 21 March 2018 - 12:57PM

Aliens in Ancient Egypt? Helicopters Found in Hieroglyphs at Seti I Temple Baffle Researchers

The temple of Seti I, an ancient Egyptian Pharaoh, contains an intriguing set of hieroglyphs that have been inspiring discussion for...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 20 March 2018 - 12:28PM

Eyewitness Video Captures UFO Laser Battle Above Area 51

An eyewitness in Nevada, near to the purported location US government's top secret Area 51 military base, has recorded footage of what...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 20 March 2018 - 11:05AM

NASA Needs the Public to Go Take Pictures of Clouds

Maybe you love spring because of the nice weather, or maybe you hate it because of all the bugs and allergies that come with it. But...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 17 March 2018 - 1:24PM

Sound of Volcanic Thunder is Recorded For the Very First Time

Obviously, you don't need us to tell you that a volcanic eruption is powerful and very loud. But you may not know that when a...

Jonathan Kesh
Friday, 16 March 2018 - 7:27PM

Ancient Tools Discovered in Kenya Point to Early Humans' Intelligence

For a long time, historians believed that the first seeds of modern human ingenuity and art began 40,000 - 50,000 years ago...

Jonathan Kesh
Friday, 16 March 2018 - 6:05PM

Mysterious Aurora-Like Purple Lights Are Solved by Citizen Scientists

When a series of purple lights with flourishes of green appeared in the northern hemisphere, professionals and amateurs alike...

Jonathan Kesh
Wednesday, 14 March 2018 - 6:48PM

'Archaeopteryx' Dinosaur Had a Completely Unknown Way of Flying

While they're not as iconic as pterodactyls, one of the more popular winged dinosaurs is the Archaeopteryx, and for good...

Jonathan Kesh
Tuesday, 13 March 2018 - 8:17PM

How Ancient Humans Thrived During a Supervolcano Apocalypse

Seventy-four thousand years ago, humanity was on the brink of destruction.A supervolcanic eruption, the biggest in two million years,...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 12 March 2018 - 3:18PM

Secrets Behind Water on the Moon Revealed in Lunar Creation Simulation

For as long as mankind has stared up at the night's sky, one object has held our fascination more than any other.The Earth's moon is a...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 12 March 2018 - 10:42AM

Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains How to Prove The Earth is Round

Since Neil deGrasse Tyson's big claim to fame is how he can break down astrophysics into laymen's terms, he's had to address the claim...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 11 March 2018 - 3:49PM

Rare Crystallized Water is Discovered Inside a Super-Deep Diamond

A few days ago, diamonds made headlines when a "super-deep" diamond was found containing traces of a previously unseen mineral. That...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 10 March 2018 - 10:44AM

Minivan-Sized Meteor Fireball Stuns Washington State

This past Wednesday, people from Oregon to British Columbia witnessed one of the biggest fireballs in years and heard what was likely...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 09 March 2018 - 12:40PM

The Asteroid That Killed the Dinosaurs Created the Most Beautiful Underwater Caves in the World

About 65 million years ago, the Earth had a little encounter with a 7.5-mile-wide asteroid, now called the Chicxulub impactor....

Chris Mahon
Friday, 09 March 2018 - 11:27AM

Colorful Hawaiian Spiders On Separate Islands Share Common Ancestors

Spiders often get a bad rap just because some species are venomous to the point of being deadly. If you're able to look past the tiny...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 08 March 2018 - 7:56PM

A Diamond From Deep Beneath Earth's Surface Hides a Rare Mineral

A mineral known as calcium silicate perovskite (CaSiO3) is an unusual mix of highly rare and yet extremely abundant: despite being...

Jonathan Kesh
Wednesday, 07 March 2018 - 7:14PM

Melting Arctic Permafrost Will Release 10x More Carbon Into Atmosphere

This isn't good.A new study from NASA into the melting permafrost that covers much of the Arctic predicts that once the frost has...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 07 March 2018 - 11:02AM

Ancient African Artifacts May Solve the Mystery of Earth's Weakening Magnetic Field

The 2003 disaster movie The Core may be cheesy sci-fi, but there's nothing fictional about the South Atlantic Anomaly, a region...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 06 March 2018 - 1:20PM

Massive Crowdsourced Family Tree Links 13 Million People Together

Thanks to crowdfunding efforts, the world's largest ancestral record has been compiled — a massive family tree that contains...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 05 March 2018 - 7:20PM

Scientists Create 'Artificial Photosynthesis' To Generate Clean Energy

There's a race going on at the moment in the science world. Various teams around the globe are all competing to be the first to...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 05 March 2018 - 4:26PM