Could the Milky Way Galaxy be a Giant Wormhole?

July 22, 2016
A new and somewhat radical theory has been proposed by an international group of researchers, in that the center of the Milky Way galaxy might turn out to be a giant wormhole, with the mouth of the wormhole possibly spanning... continued

Inuit Elders Observe the Effects of Climate Change on their Way of Life

July 21, 2016
One of the notable aspects of climate change that has been observed is the further toward the poles one looks, the more pronounced global warming's impact becomes. While the tropics have warmed somewhat, average temperatures in the Artic have soared:... continued

Three Suns, a Dwarf Planet, and Juno: The Latest in Astronomy News

July 20, 2016
An exoplanet 320 light-years from Earth has been found in a trinary star system, photographed by the ESO Very Large Telescope in Chile. Aside from having the distinction of being one of mere handful of exoplanets that have been directly... continued

China’s Tiangong-1 Space Station Could Plummet to Earth in an Uncontrolled Reentry

July 18, 2016
An Asian studies expert and amateur satellite tracker have voiced their concerns over the possibility that China’s Tiangong-1 space station may be de-orbiting without control from the ground. The station, launched in 2011, was a temporary testbed for the technologies... continued

June Sets New Temperature Records in the U.S., Amid Billion-Dollar Weather Disasters

July 17, 2016
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has announced that June of 2016 was the hottest month of June on record for the contiguous United States, since temperature records began in 1880. The average temperature seen in the Lower 48 over... continued

Researchers Build a Hybrid Machine-Animal Stingray

July 15, 2016
Researchers at Harvard University have built a light-sensitive, self-propelled artificial machine-organism, in the form of a tiny robot stingray. The project was done in an effort to test the feasibility of making hybrid replacement organs for human patients, such as... continued

Giving a New Meaning to the Term “New Moon”: Earth has a Second Satellite

July 14, 2016
Whitley's book 2012: The War For Souls involved the inter-dimensional invasion of a parallel Earth that had a number of marked differences from our own, including one departure where that Earth had two moons. However, as life sometimes imitates art,... continued

Mystery Booms Plague the City of Alhambra, CA

July 13, 2016
Adding to the ongoing reports of mystery sounds being heard around the world, the city of Alhambra, California, has been plagued by the sounds of mysterious explosions since February of this year. To date, emergency services have received 114 reports... continued

fMRI Software Bug may Invalidate 40,000 Medical Studies

July 11, 2016
One of medical science's indispensable diagnostic and research tools over the past quarter-century has been functional magnetic resonance imaging technology, or fMRI. This is a non-invasive imaging technique that makes use of strong magnetic fields and radio waves to produce... continued

New Exoplanet Photographed from 1,200 Light-Years Away

July 9, 2016
In another first for modern astronomy, astronomers at the European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope in Chile have produced what may the first direct photograph of an exoplanet that is orbiting a star that has another previously-known planet that was... continued