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Radio Frequency Radiation Can Give You Cancer, But Your Cell Phone Is Probably Fine

People have been worried about cell phone radiation for years. There seems to be a kind of poetic justice to it, if nothing else:...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 06 November 2018 - 1:02PM

NASA Releases Images of a Crashed 'Flying Saucer' in the Utah Desert... But It's Not

Two days ago, NASA's Astronomy Picture of the Day featured the mangled wreck of some kind of capsule, half-buried in the sand. In the...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 06 November 2018 - 12:31PM

One of the Oldest Stars in the Universe Discovered in Earth's Backyard

Science Alert reports a team of astronomers have discovered a little star in the Milky Way Galaxy believed to be around 13.5 billion...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 06 November 2018 - 12:10PM

New Harvard Study Suggests 'Oumuamua Is of Alien Origin

Just when we thought the question was settled for good, here we are again: discussing whether the tumbling, cigar-shaped object known...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 05 November 2018 - 1:35PM

Scientists May Have Created the Basis for a More Complex Quantum Computer

Noted quantum physicist Anton Zeilinger was recently quoted as saying “I’m personally of the opinion that in the future,...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 05 November 2018 - 12:54PM

EU Airports Are Testing New AI Lie Detectors to Spot Suspicious Passengers

Despite all the scientists, futurists, and tech leaders warning the world to carefully control the development of artificial...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 05 November 2018 - 12:10PM

Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster and Starman Just Drove Past Mars

Back in February, SpaceX and Elon Musk launched a 2008 Tesla Roadster and its "astronaut" (a mannequin named Starman) into space...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 05 November 2018 - 11:41AM

We Have Liftoff: Russia Clears The Soyuz Rocket To Return Crew To The ISS After Investigating Cause Of Failed October Launch

After completing their investigation into the aborted October launch that forced two astronauts to make an emergency escape, the...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 02 November 2018 - 1:30PM

Two 'Dust Moons' Spotted Orbiting Earth End Decades Of Controversy In The Scientific Community

Two new studies (found here and here) have found compelling evidence for the existence of 'dust moons' called Kordylewski dust...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 02 November 2018 - 12:57PM

The President Of The Mars Society Says NASA Is Screwing Up Our Best Chance For A Moon Base

NASA is no stranger to amateur science enthusiasts criticizing their work, but Robert Zubrin, the President of the Mars Society, has...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 02 November 2018 - 12:00PM

Some Dinosaurs Had Colorful, Speckled Eggs, Just Like Modern Birds

Though most of us are familiar with blue-speckled robin's eggs or golden-brown chicken eggs, the sheer range of colors and patterns on...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 01 November 2018 - 1:50PM

Spinal Implants Are Helping Paralyzed People Walk Again

Medical marvel or the plot of an underrated 2018 thriller? According to The New York Times and a report published in the journal...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 01 November 2018 - 1:19PM

Galactic Archaeologists Find Stars in our Milky Way That Survived an Ancient Galaxy Merger

There are some awesome job titles out there, like "Digital Prophet" and "Dean of Pizza, but "galactic archaeologist" probably takes...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 01 November 2018 - 1:12PM

The Hubble Telescope Spots a Cosmic 'Bat Shadow' Cast by a Young Solar System Like Ours

One thing many people don't understand about astronomy is that you can learn as much from what you can't see as what you can. Black...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 01 November 2018 - 12:36PM

Giant Blob of Gas Sucked Into the Milky Way's Black Hole at 30% the Speed of Light

Back in September, a team of astronomers spotted an Earth-sized chunk of matter falling into a black hole at 30% the speed of light....

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 31 October 2018 - 1:29PM

American Victims of Sonic 'Health Attacks' in China Suspect a Conspiracy Cover-Up

It sounds like the beginning of a Cold War political thriller or a Black Mirror episode: according to NBC, over a dozen Americans...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 31 October 2018 - 12:46PM

DARPA Just Showed Off Its New Autonomous Helicopter, and It Works Like a Dream

With all the hype surrounding self-driving cars, self-driving helicopters were inevitable, right? Well, not quite. Though DARPA...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 31 October 2018 - 12:18PM

New Study Involving "Schrodinger's Bacteria" Could Be Next Step in Quantum Biology

Recently, researchers at the University of Basque were able to model Darwinian evolution in simulated cells using a quantum computer,...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 30 October 2018 - 2:55PM

New Study Debunks Glasses Claiming to Allow Colorblind People to See Color

If you have a Facebook page, you've probably had a friend share a video of a colorblind person breaking down in tears after trying on...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 30 October 2018 - 2:21PM

Scientists Are Looking Exploring Hibernation for Space Travel, Just Like 'Alien'

Everybody knows that familiar scene in sci-fi movies where the camera pans over a row of cryogenic chambers containing the crew...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 30 October 2018 - 1:39PM