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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

Hybrid IVF Procedure Allows Two Women to Carry the Same Baby

We probably don't need to fully explain how in vitro fertilization typically works, but generally speaking it involves injecting sperm...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 30 October 2018 - 1:03PM

Meet AttnGAN: A New AI That Creates Nightmarish Images Inspired By Your Words

Creativity has long been the domain of humanity, but a new AI program called AttnGAN may pose a bold (if surreal) challenge to the...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 29 October 2018 - 2:22PM

Scientists Discover A Way To Turn Human Urine Into Bricks

The past few years have seen some big scientific advances when it comes to urine, especially when it comes to power: a research team...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 29 October 2018 - 1:58PM

Who Wants To Live Forever? A New Video Explores What Humans Look Like In A Future 1,000 Years From Today

In 1926, Lee DeForest (the inventor of the vacuum tube) claimed that landing a person on the Moon and bringing them back alive would...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 29 October 2018 - 1:02PM

Better Than Cannabis? Swiss Scientists Unlock A Chemical Compound In New Zealand Moss That Functions Like THC

A team of scientists in Switzerland conducted a study revealing that a chemical compound in an obscure moss-like plant native to...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 29 October 2018 - 11:54AM

NOAA's Latest Report Says Winter Is Coming... But Not Really

For the past few weeks here on the east coast of the United States it has felt like, when Mother Nature was done with summer, she...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 29 October 2018 - 10:14AM

There's a Weird Cloud Hanging Around a Dormant Volcano on Mars

Weather on other planets is strange. Jupiter's been dealing with a huge storm on its surface for over a century (the infamous 'Great...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 26 October 2018 - 2:24PM

The New Horizons Spacecraft Is Closing in on Ultima Thule for a 'Historic' Flyby

Earlier this year, NASA announced that the next stop for the New Horizons spacecraft after Pluto would be Ultima Thule, a distant...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 26 October 2018 - 1:43PM