Major Medical Journal Retracts Policy-Changing Hydroxychloroquine Study Paper

June 11, 2020
The medical journal The Lancet has retracted a paper that had previously brought global clinical trials on chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine as a treatment for COVID-19 to a halt, due to the discovery of serious problems regarding the data presented in the paper.... continued

The Mysterious Geomagnetic Anomaly in the South Atlantic Might Split in Two

June 4, 2020
Researchers with the European Space Agency (ESA) are reporting that a peculiar oddity in the Earth's magnetic field known as the South Atlantic Magnetic Anomaly is weakening faster than the rest of the planet's magnetic field, and may well be... continued

There May Be 36 Other Civilizations in the Galaxy Capable of Interstellar Communication

June 21, 2020
A new statistical study out of the UK's University of Nottingham has produced an estimate of how many civilizations might exist within the Milky Way that are capable of communicating with one-another between the stars. Spoiler alert: it's 36. In... continued

A New Survey Finds That DMT-Induced Entity Encounters Can Have a Long-Lasting Spiritual Effect

May 30, 2020
A new study out of John Hopkins University has found that the majority of people that reported encountering entities while using the psychedelic drug N,N-dimethyltryptamine, more commonly known as DMT, were so impacted by their experiences that they wound up developing a... continued

China is Fighting a New COVID-19 Outbreak: Has the Virus Changed?

May 27, 2020
A new cluster of COVID-19 cases in northeastern China has prompted authorities to impose a lockdown on over 100 million Chinese citizens in the cities of Shulan, Jilin city and Shengyang, with health officials reporting that this resurgence of the... continued

Launch of SpaceX’s Crew Dragon Spacecraft to Mark America’s Return to Manned Spaceflight [UPDATE, May 30]

May 26, 2020
Update, May 30: Today's launch was successful, with the Falcon 9 lifting off at 3:22 PM EDT, delivering the Crew Dragon capsule into orbit. America's back, baby!. For the first time in nearly a decade an American spacecraft will carry... continued

A ‘Hyperactive’ Hurricane Season Is Forecast for 2020, but How Do We Handle Mass Evacuations in the Era of COVID-19?

May 22, 2020
Four separate climate research teams are forecasting that the 2020-21 North Atlantic hurricane season will be busier than normal, predicting that roughly 20 named tropical cyclones will form in the North Atlantic Basin, and possibly as high as 25 storms,... continued

A Nation on Fire–Including Whitley Strieber’s Town

May 31, 2020
There are riots across the United States, with large crowds from coast to coast protesting the murder of George Floyd during an arrest. Whitley Strieber reports that there is extensive rioting in his town of Santa Monica, California. He states... continued

Eight Official Hazard Reports Involving UFO Encounters Have Been Released by the U.S. Navy

May 18, 2020
A Freedom of Information Act request filed by news outlets, including The New York Times, have resulted in the release of eight unclassified "hazard reports" that outline sightings of unidentified aircraft made by Navy aircrews, including incidents that nearly involved midair... continued

For Skywatchers This Month, the Early Bird Catches The… SWAN?

May 15, 2020
Comet Atlas may have fizzled as it came 'round the Sun, but its replacement, C/2020 F8—better known as Comet SWAN—has fared better in its approach to the center of the Solar System, and although it is likely to become just bright... continued