Our Singular Genetic Code Might Not Be Alone in the Universe

November 15, 2019
  All lifeforms across the entirety of the planet Earth have one thing in common, in that there is only one genetic code shared amongst all of the biological kingdoms, a singular chemical language handed down through the planet's history,... continued

City of Venice Declares State of Emergency Due to Historic Flooding

November 14, 2019
The city of Venice declared a state of emergency on November 13 due to the second worst flood experienced in the city's history. Second only to 1966's 1.94-meter (6.4-foot) flood, Wednesday's inundation saw a high tide of 1.87 meters (6.1... continued

Deadly Bushfires Threaten Australia’s City of Sydney

November 12, 2019
Australia's states of New South Wales and Queensland have each declared a state of emergency over a combined 120 bushfires that are burning across the two regions. Three people have been killed in the fires and thousands have been displaced... continued

New Substance Can Store Valuable Solar Energy for Decades

November 9, 2019
Researchers in Sweden have developed an affordable and effective way of gathering, storing, and releasing energy from the Sun, through a new process that could conceivably store the trapped solar energy in chemical form for decades, which can later be... continued

New Discovery Proves Earth-like Planets may be Common throughout the Universe

November 6, 2019
Astronomers have been discovering the presence of terrestrial exoplanets (meaning rocky ones, like Mercury, Venus and Mars) around nearby stars for some time now, but aside from deducing their basic chemical makeup researchers can't be sure if all the ingredients... continued

The USAF’s Mysterious Space Plane Just Returned from a Record 780 Days in Orbit

November 4, 2019
The U.S. Air Force's super-secretive X-37B space plane returned to Earth on October 27 after spending a record 780 days in orbit. This is the fifth mission for the miniature space shuttle, beating its previous orbital marathon record by 62... continued

New Younger Dryas Impact Hypothesis Evidence has been Discovered in South Carolina

October 30, 2019
Hot on the heels of a recent development in South Africa in the search for clues supporting the Younger Dryas impact hypothesis, more evidence that a major asteroid impact occurred nearly 13 millennia ago has been unearthed in South Carolina.... continued

MIT Researchers Develop New CO2 Capture Technology

October 28, 2019
Engineers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a new, energy efficient electrochemical-based device that can capture carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, the chief ingredient in anthropogenic-caused global warming. This new device operates much like a battery, in that... continued

This Season’s Southern Ozone Hole is the Smallest its Ever Been

October 25, 2019
In a bit of good environmental news, NASA reports that the ozone hole over the South Pole has shrunk to its smallest extent since the anomaly was first discovered in 1982. Although international efforts in reducing the production of ozone-depleting... continued

U.S. Army Signs Contract with TTSA to Develop New Weapons Systems from UFO Material

October 23, 2019
The U.S. Army has signed a five-year contract with the To the Stars Academy of Arts and Sciences to exploit exotic materials allegedly recovered from UFOs; in a bid to develop improved weapons systems. This "Cooperative Research and Development Agreement"... continued