Unknowncountry’s Coronavirus Response

March 16, 2020
Whitley will be continuing with live YouTube meditations and we have started a Zoom video meeting room for our subscribers. The next live YouTube meditation will be on Thursday at 6PM Pacific Time. It will consist of a 20 minute... continued

Aircraft Contrails Just Need a Little Altitude Adjustment to Improve Their Impact on Global Warming

March 13, 2020
High-altitude aircraft contrails were recently found to be trapping more solar radiation than the carbon emissions emitted by the aircraft that form them, doubling the airline industry’s contribution to global warming. But the formation of these manmade clouds could be... continued

NASA Finds a New Martian Biosignature—and a Good Place for It to Hole Up In

March 11, 2020
NASA's Curiosity Rover has detected an organic molecule in Mars' Gale Crater that is typically associated with fossil fuels and fungi on Earth, another potential sign that life once existed—or continues to exist—somewhere on or in the Red Planet. Additionally, the agency's Mars... continued

Spread of the Coronavirus Increases Outside of China, Along With Misinformation Regarding the Disease

March 9, 2020
(Updated Mar 09 13:00 PST to reflect current numbers) (Additional update Mar 10 09:00 PST: Italian quarantine extended to entire country) Coronavirus infections outside of mainland China have been on the rise over the past few weeks, with nearly thirty... continued

75 Million-Year-Old Dinosaur DNA May Have Been Found

March 6, 2020
An international team of researchers has uncovered what appears to be fragments of 75 million-year-old DNA from a dinosaur hatchling, bringing the concept behind Jurassic Park one step closer to reality. Previously, it was broadly accepted that the maximum amount... continued

A Key Ingredient for the Formation of Life May Have Been Found in a Meteorite

March 4, 2020
After more than a decade of research, scientists have discovered what may be the first known complete protein molecule in a meteorite, the first discovery of its kind confirmed to be from an extraterrestrial source. Although simpler amino acid molecules,... continued

A Coronavirus Expert’s Suggestions about How to Protect Yourself from the New Variant

March 2, 2020
Dr. James Robb is circulating the email copied here which contains his ideas about how to protect yourself from COID-19. It contains a number of suggestions we have not seen anywhere else, such as protecting yourself when grasping things like... continued

NASA’s “Icon and Brilliant Mathematician” Katherine Johnson Has Died

February 28, 2020
Pioneering NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson died on February 24, 2020, at the age of 101. Johnson's calculations were critical in ensuring the success of the early Mercury and Apollo spaceflight missions. Along with fellow mathematicians Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson, Johnson was... continued

COVID-19 Update: The Outbreak Spreads Outside of China, With Elderly Patients Most at Risk

February 26, 2020
(Updated Feb 26 15:30 PST to reflect current numbers) Although it is not yet declaring the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic, the World Health Organization (WHO) has announced that the world's nations need to prepare to deal with the spread of the fast-spreading... continued

Despite Rapid Arctic Ice Growth, January 2020 was the Hottest on Record

February 24, 2020
January 2020 was the warmest January on record, according to both the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the European Copernicus Climate Change Service system. Global average temperatures for the month came in at 1.14°C (2.05°F) above the 20th-century average, and beat the... continued