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Scientists Just Found a New, Turkey-Sized Dinosaur in a Prehistoric Log Jam

With Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom cherry-picking the coolest-looking dinosaurs for CGI roles, Hollywood has a vested interest in...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 11 January 2018 - 11:24AM

NASA Just Found a Comet That Defies the Laws of Science

If you thought comets were just flashy rocks that show up every now and then to entertain stargazers, you're in for a surprise.  ...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 11 January 2018 - 10:59AM

New Research Proves Ancient Meteorites Contain 'Building Blocks of Life' on Earth

An increasing body of research suggests that life on Earth came from outer space.The theory is simple: while the Earth was a ripe and...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 11 January 2018 - 10:45AM

Boeing Built an Enormous Drone Capable of Carrying 500 Pounds

The process of transporting cargo is about to change an awful lot, if Boeing has anything to say about it. Boeing has unveiled what...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 10 January 2018 - 8:14PM

Scientists Seek Origin of Powerful Radio Waves from Another Galaxy

Far away, in a distant dwarf galaxy, something may be trying to get our attention. Since 2016, scientists have been baffled by the...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 10 January 2018 - 5:36PM

2018 Could See the Most Natural Disasters in History

If 2017’s influx of catastrophic hurricanes didn’t make you believe in deus-ex machina, remember that money talks. Last year, the...

Justin Joffe
Wednesday, 10 January 2018 - 3:44PM

Climate Change Is Causing 99% of Australian Sea Turtles to Be Born Female

Here's a fun fact to bring out at parties: green sea turtle eggs hatch into males or females based on the temperature of their...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 10 January 2018 - 11:23AM

Aliens Don't Exist: Our Solar System Is an Anomaly, Study Claims

We've said it before, but it seems like the universe keeps proving that it's a lot more complicated than the Drake Equation would lead...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 10 January 2018 - 10:55AM

Alien Meteorite Found in the Sahara Is Older Than Our Solar System

2017 was a year of excitement among the asteroid-watching community, as 'Oumuamua, the first recorded visitor from an another solar...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 10 January 2018 - 10:38AM

NASA's Super Powerful Telescope WFIRST is Moving Forward

NASA scientists must be breathing a sigh of relief at the moment, as the high-powered Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 09 January 2018 - 6:29PM

The First-Ever Fully Solar-Powered Car Hits the Road in 2019

According to the Dutch solar-powered car company Lightyear, humans drive about 9.5 trillion kilometers (or 5.9 million miles) a...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 09 January 2018 - 11:33AM

This AI-Powered Robot Will Build Homes for Humans on Mars

Five years ago, colonizing Mars was a pipe dream, but now even IKEA is getting in on it. NASA is developing new power sources for...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 09 January 2018 - 10:19AM

Virgin Hyperloop One Debuts App for Planning High-Speed Train Journeys

While Elon Musk is currently the most eccentric billionaire to be making futuristic sci-fi technology, Virgin Group's Richard Branson...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 08 January 2018 - 8:34PM

Shape-Changing Mirrors Could Help Us Photograph Distant Planets

The planet Proxima-b is camera shy. In fairness, most exoplanets are - it's hardly easy to photograph any planet within our own solar...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 08 January 2018 - 7:08PM

Why Scientists Can't Find a 'Theory of Everything'

Scientists have been trying to create a unified theory of everything for the past couple centuries, but it seems like the best...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 08 January 2018 - 11:42AM

Life on Earth Evolved From an Ingredient in Fake Lemon Juice, Says New Study

One of the biggest mysteries about life on planet Earth is what catalyst kicked everything off. We know that life exists now. We know...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 08 January 2018 - 10:54AM

Scientists Just Found Proof of a Fourth Dimension

What is the fourth dimension?   It depends on who you talk to--some people think it's the dimension of time, like in Donnie Darko....

Chris Mahon
Monday, 08 January 2018 - 10:39AM

Astronaut and First Space Shuttle Commander John Young Has Passed Away

Astronaut John Young has walked on the moon, flown to the moon twice, flown the space shuttle six times, and generally had an...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 07 January 2018 - 6:05PM

Map of Titan Reveals Even More Similarities to Earth

NASA's Cassini probe has managed to be really helpful since it crashed into Saturn, and that trend's continuing now. This time, data...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 07 January 2018 - 1:41PM

Curiosity Rover Finds Unusual Tube Objects on Mars

Since a year on Mars is about 120 days longer than an Earth year, it's on a very different schedule. And that means that NASA's...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 06 January 2018 - 4:18PM