50 Years Later, Apollo 11’s Achievements–and its Mysteries–Continue to Endure

July 19, 2019
"Here men from the planet Earth first set foot upon the Moon, July 1969, A.D. We came in peace for all mankind" ~Engraving on Lunar plaque, affixed to Apollo 11 Lunar Module Fifty years ago, Apollo 11, the culmination of... continued

June 2019 was the Hottest June on Record

July 17, 2019
June 2019 is officially the warmest June on record since record-keeping began in 1880, according to new data released by NASA. And on top of this dubious distinction, the first half of 2019 was the second hottest such period on... continued

Increasingly Unstable Antarctic Glaciers may be Reaching their Point of No Return

July 15, 2019
A new report published by the National Academy of Sciences is warning that glaciers in Antarctica may have already reached a tipping point that will continue to see the destabilization of its ice sheets, even if rising global temperatures were... continued

Tropical Storm Barry Makes Landfall as a Category 1 Hurricane

July 11, 2019
Tropical Storm Barry escalated into a Category 1 hurricane when it made landfall on Saturday, and is expected to pour up to 20 inches of rain on eastern Louisiana, accompanied by a storm surge of several feet along the coastline... continued

The US’s Largest Wildfire is Currently in Alaska, Fueled by Record-Breaking Temperatures

July 10, 2019
As a consequence of a long stretch of record-breaking high temperatures, the state of Alaska is currently the site of the largest wildfires in the United States, with the Hess Creek Fire consuming 145,321 acres of woodland as of July... continued

Astronomers Have Traced a Mysterious Radio Signal Back to its Extragalactic Source

July 8, 2019
[embed]https://vimeo.com/250212478[/embed] The mysterious astronomical phenomenon known as fast radio bursts has yielded a new breakthrough, in that astronomers have now been able to trace one of these mysterious signals back to its source, having originated a long time ago in... continued

Physicists Plan to Open a Portal to a Mirror Universe

July 5, 2019
We're all familiar with the concept of parallel realities: universes much like our own, but impossibly out of reach when it comes to communicating with them—or at least so it would seem. A series of experiments has been scheduled to... continued

Is Natural Gas the ‘New Coal’? Current LNG Expansion Jeopardizes Paris Agreement Goals

July 3, 2019
A new report released by the Global Energy Monitor warns that a global increase in the production and use of natural gas could have just as bad an impact on global warming as coal, putting the industry on a collision... continued

U.S. Senators Are Receiving Classified Briefings on UFO Encounters

July 2, 2019
Along with their counterparts in Congress, there is growing interest in the subject of UFOs amongst members of the U.S. Senate, with three senators having received a high-level briefing from Pentagon officials on June 17. This growing concern over a... continued

‘Hell is Coming’: Europe, and India Sweltering Under Record-Breaking Heat Waves

June 28, 2019
Western Europe is in the middle of a record-breaking heat wave, with countries such as France, Germany, Poland, Portugal, the Czech Republic, Spain, and Switzerland suffering through sweltering heat, brought on by an abnormal high-pressure system that has parked itself... continued