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Bizarre Fossilized Skull May Be the Missing Link Between Dinosaurs and Birds

Paleontologists have discovered a skull with the teeth of a dinosaur & the beak of a bird that sheds crucial light on how birds...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 03 May 2018 - 11:45AM

Scientists Just Discovered the Secret to Creating Life – No Humans Required

Scientists have created the first synthetic embryos using stem cells rather than a sperm and egg, and successfully implanted them into...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 03 May 2018 - 11:05AM

Facebook Is Mining Your Instagram Photos to Train Artificial Intelligence

Facebook has secretly used billions of publicly available photos on Instagram to teach software how to better identify objects.

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 03 May 2018 - 9:38AM

Astronomers Find an Exoplanet Full of Helium For the First Time

Helium, as the second most common element in the universe (the first is hydrogen), should be easy to detect. But outside Earth, we can...

Jonathan Kesh
Wednesday, 02 May 2018 - 8:32PM

NASA Completes Their First Tests on Portable Nuclear Reactor Designed for Space Travel

As NASA makes plans to send humans farther into space, either to the Moon (although plans for this are shaky) or Mars, they'll...

Jonathan Kesh
Wednesday, 02 May 2018 - 6:29PM

Chinese Companies Have Started Spying on the Brains of Their Employees to Monitor Their Emotions

If you thought China's new initiative to assign every citizen a three-digit approval score based on their loyalty, hobbies, and social...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 02 May 2018 - 12:21PM

Before Stephen Hawking Died, He Revised Multiverse Theory One Last Time

For Stephen Hawking, it seemed like altering humanity's view on life, the universe, and everything was just something to do on a...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 02 May 2018 - 11:46AM

New North Korea Nuclear Bomb Study Challenges What We Know About the Reclusive Country

North Korea shocked (and relieved) the world two weeks ago by announcing it's putting a stop to their nuclear tests and shutting down...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 02 May 2018 - 11:20AM

NASA's InSight Mars Lander is Now Ready to Launch From California This Week

The robotic population on Mars will be increasing by one this fall, when NASA's InSight lander touches down on the Red Planet. And its...

Jonathan Kesh
Tuesday, 01 May 2018 - 7:36PM

This Physicist Says He's Just Found the Secret to Time Traveling to the Future

When scientists start talking about time travel, the conversation always seems to come back to three things: the speed of light,...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 01 May 2018 - 12:39PM

New Study Says the Science Surrounding Earth's Magnetic Field Flip Is Flawed

The disillusionment of finding out that the North Pole is not the same as magnetic north is on par with learning that there is no...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 01 May 2018 - 12:02PM

Old NASA Data Finally Explains Jupiter's Magnetic Moon Ganymede

As exciting as brand-new discoveries are, some of the most amazing finds are discovered when scientists look back on data (or...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 01 May 2018 - 11:34AM

NASA's IceBridge Mission Shares a New Photo of Giant Glacial Valleys

Since NASA is most well known for exploring, and justifiably so, it's easy to forget that the agency focuses a fair amount on our...

Jonathan Kesh
Monday, 30 April 2018 - 8:48PM

Blue Origin Claims to Have 'More Reliable' Rocket Launches Than Its Competitor SpaceX

It might not be the biggest name in rocket launches right now, but things are going well for Blue Origin, the private aerospace...

Jonathan Kesh
Monday, 30 April 2018 - 6:52PM

Scientists Say This Galaxy Study Shows the Milky Way Is a 'Living, Breathing Beast'

The ESA's Gaia satellite is the gift that just keeps on giving--not only has it given astronomers and astrophysicists a super-accurate...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 30 April 2018 - 12:47PM

Jaw Bone Reveals Hiroshima Atomic Bomb Radiation Far Worse Than Thought

In August of 1945, the US dropped Little Boy, a 9,700-pound atomic bomb, on the Japanese city of Hiroshima. The bomb exploded with the...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 30 April 2018 - 12:02PM

Coral Experts Say Australia's $379M Great Barrier Reef Investment Won't Save It

In a lot of ways, coral reefs are like the rainforest--we've been told for years that they're fragile, beautiful, and essential to our...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 30 April 2018 - 11:18AM

Mysterious Yellowstone Geyser Eruptions Can't Be Explained—Is it the Supervolcano?

The world has been watching Yellowstone with a wary eye for years now, waiting for some kind of sign that the area's resident...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 30 April 2018 - 10:47AM

The April 'Pink Moon' and Several Planets Will Be Visible in the Night Sky Tonight

The night sky always seems to be especially busy during the month of April. But if you missed the annual Lyrid meteor shower, there's...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 29 April 2018 - 4:51PM

NASA's Mars 2020 Rover Fractures Its Heat Shield During an Early Test

NASA won't be launching their latest and greatest Mars rover until 2020, but just like anything we launch into space, it's going to...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 29 April 2018 - 12:22PM