Occasionally, Older Stars Erupt with Solar Superflares, Too

Young stars that are just starting their luminous lives are known to give off massive solar flares that can be many hundreds to thousands of times more powerful than the largest flares on record from our own middle-aged Sun. Juvenile stars burst with these “superflares” on a weekly basis, but


Readin’, ‘Rithmetic and… Honeybees? Learning to Add, Subtract and Read Numbers in the Hive

In a first for insect kind, a series of studies has found that simple honeybees can not only perform basic arithmetic—adding and subtracting the number one from a number provided to them—but they can also learn how to read symbols to learn what the numbers involved in the equation are

The FBI has Released its X-Files on Bigfoot

It mightn’t be based on what Agent Mulder had or had not seen while out for a night of “squatchin”, but the Federal Bureau of Investigation has released the documents regarding its official investigation into the elusive cryptid known as Sasquatch, or Bigfoot. Published on the FBI’s “The Vault” website

Keeping Schrödinger’s Cat Alive: Researchers Find a Way to Predict Changes in Quantum Superposition States

A team of quantum physicists at Yale University has announced that they have resolved one of the defining characteristics in the field of quantum mechanics, in that they have not only made the unpredictable behavior of particles at the quantum level predictable, but the team has also found a way

“This is the New Norm”: Chaotic Weather Continues to Wreak Havoc Around the World

It’s only been six weeks since our last report on the weather chaos currently gripping the planet, but the onslaught of devastating weather continues to deliver waves of heat, tornadoes, flooding, droughts, and wildfires, resulting in billions of dollars in damage, and scores of fatalities. Here’s a breakdown of the

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