Antarctic Iceberg Discovery Reveals Hidden Ancient 'Alien' Ecosystem That's 120,000 Years Old

The race is on. Scientists are rushing to Antarctica as part of what's been described as an "urgent" mission to study new forms of...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 12 February 2018 - 10:47AM

NASA is Heading to the Winter Olympics to Study Snow

Like so many people around the world, a group of NASA scientists are currently in Pyeongchang, South Korea, but they're not watching...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 11 February 2018 - 1:23PM

TRAPPIST-1 Planets Could Contain 250 Times More Water Than Earth

The seven planets orbiting around the nearby (or relatively nearby, about 40 lightyears away) TRAPPIST-1 star have been making...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 10 February 2018 - 12:19PM

'Walking Fish' Fossil Discovery Explains How First Humans Left the Ocean

Scientists have long known that humans evolved out of the water long ago, eventually developing the neural circuitry to resist gravity...

Justin Joffe
Friday, 09 February 2018 - 10:46AM

Archaeologists Find 'Mummified Reptilian Aliens' in Peru Tomb Near Mysterious Nazca Lines

Scientists say they've found six strange, three-fingered alien mummies in an ancient tomb in Nazca, Peru.A number of scientists...

Super User
Thursday, 08 February 2018 - 2:36PM

Oman Mars Desert Simulation Prepares Humans for Colonizing the Red Planet

Right now, in the barren Oman desert, a group of would-be astronauts is roaming around in aluminum space suits, training for what...

Justin Joffe
Thursday, 08 February 2018 - 12:03PM

Venus Flytraps Refuse to Eat Friendly Bugs That Pollinate Them

The Dionaea muscipula, better known as the Venus flytrap, is a fascinating plant.While most leafy green fauna is slow, docile, and...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 07 February 2018 - 8:25PM

Asteroid That Killed the Dinosaurs Possibly Caused Giant Lava Flows

Approximately sixty million years ago, a mass extinction event killed off the majority of the dinosaurs and their peers. Those that...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 07 February 2018 - 6:40PM

Ozone Layer Still Thinning Above Earth's Biggest Cities Despite Evidence Atmosphere Was Healing

The ozone layer has been an important part of the discussion surrounding environmental conservationism and man-made climate change for...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 07 February 2018 - 11:10AM

Unlocking the Secrets of Shark Scales Could Lead to Superfast Airplanes and Drones

When it comes to efficient design ideas, it's hard to argue with nature.Millions of years of evolution have their advantages, and...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 07 February 2018 - 10:27AM

Virus Rain Is Pummeling Earth With Bacteria Every Day And Now We Finally Know Why

We're in the midst of the deadliest flu season in history, so just how much sickness is floating around in our atmosphere? Literally...

Justin Joffe
Wednesday, 07 February 2018 - 10:08AM

Moon's Fossil Bulge Could Finally Explain Earth's Mysterious Origins

The moon has a fairly pronounced middle-age spread.As a result of millennia of spinning around, weight has gathered around the lunar...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 06 February 2018 - 11:14AM

Newfound Dinosaur Species Suggests Egypt Is Hiding Groundbreaking Fossil Discoveries

The idea of digging in the deserts of Egypt to find hidden treasure is nothing new. Archeologists have been trying to uncover the...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 06 February 2018 - 10:25AM

NASA Just Spotted 2 New 'Potentially Hazardous' Asteroids Careening Toward Earth

Two previously unknown "potentially hazardous" asteroids will pass close to Earth this week, and once again we're reminded that a)...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 06 February 2018 - 10:17AM

Melting Arctic Permafrost Could Unleash Earth's Largest Reserve of Mercury

Mercury is a visually fascinating, but poisonous, element. The children of yesteryear would often celebrate when a thermometer broke,...

Justin Joffe
Tuesday, 06 February 2018 - 10:17AM

This Mutant Crayfish Can Clone Itself—And It's Starting to Take Over Entire Countries

Most crayfish are typically unremarkable, being as interesting as a tiny lobster-looking crustacean possibly could be. But we know of...

Jonathan Kesh
Monday, 05 February 2018 - 8:51PM

Ancient Fossilized Spider With a Tail Resembles the 'Alien' Facehugger

As cloning technology develops, many people are getting increasingly invested in the idea of bringing prehistoric animals back to...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 05 February 2018 - 7:08PM

NASA's First Commercial Satellite Mission Will Finally Reveal the Secrets of Space Weather

With the current administration's latest draft of budget cuts, the future of NASA's involvement in programs like the International...

Justin Joffe
Monday, 05 February 2018 - 10:28AM

Polar Bears Are at Higher Risk of Starvation Than Previously Thought

Polar bears have been a vulnerable species for some time now, and things aren't getting any brighter at the moment. A team of...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 04 February 2018 - 4:19PM

10-Year-Old Boy Discovers a Rare 'Lizard Fish' Fossil By Chance

About three years ago, a likely bored ten-year-old boy was touring around a monastery in Colombia when he happened across something...

Jonathan Kesh
Friday, 02 February 2018 - 8:30PM