Simultaneous Antarctic and Arctic Heat Waves Send Temperatures Nearly 60°F Above Normal

March 25, 2022
Regions in both the Antarctic and Arctic have simultaneously experienced freakish heat waves, sending temperatures soaring 60 and 50 degrees Fahrenheit above normal, respectively, an unprecedented event that occurred despite the fact that at any given time each pole is... continued

James Webb Space Telescope Beats Expectations with First Focused Image

March 21, 2022
Having completed alignment of its primary mirror array, the James Webb Space Telescope has captured sharp test images that exceeded the expectations of the spacecraft's designers. Although the initial test image taken was of an extremely faint star that is otherwise unremarkable,... continued

Despite Ominous Tweets, Russian Space Agency to Continue Partnership with NASA

March 19, 2022
There has been a great deal of concern over the fate of the International Space Station in the wake of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, and the resulting deterioration in relations between Russia and the West. But despite what were perceived as... continued

A New COVID Surge in China and Hong Kong Prompts Lockdowns and Mass Testing Programs

March 17, 2022

A Potential Precursor to Life Has Been Discovered in a Protoplanetary Disk

March 14, 2022
Astronomers have discovered the presence of what is the largest molecule yet detected in a protoplanetary cloud that surrounds a young star. While not expected to have been produced by biological means, this relatively complex organic compound could be a... continued

Preventing WWIII: Walking the Nuclear Tightrope in the War for Ukraine

March 10, 2022
In response to the invasion of Ukraine by Russian forces, countries that are part of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) are sending troops and vehicles to neighboring countries in an effort to contain a possible Russian advance, in case President Vladimir Putin decides... continued

Gravity Itself is Contributing to Glacial Melt in Greenland

March 9, 2022
A team of researchers studying the dynamics of meltwater lakes that form on the surface of Greenland's glaciers has discovered a previously-undiscovered source of heat that is melting the world's largest island's ice sheets from the bottom up: the sheer... continued

The World’s Largest Bacteria May Be a Single-Celled Missing Link [UPDATE]

March 5, 2022
[The body of this article wound up going missing at some point, leaving the posting empty. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused. ~Matt] Microbiologists have discovered what is now known as the world's largest bacterium, a single-celled... continued

New Insight: Russian “Cognitive Warfare” as a Weapon Against the West

March 1, 2022
Since Russia began methodically spreading propaganda in the early days of the Soviet Union, the country's intelligence services have gained enormous knowledge about how to induce their own people and others to believe lies. Since the rise of the internet,... continued

Russia’s Ukraine Invasion: Will it Lead to Wider War?

February 26, 2022
As Russia prepares an all-out effort to capture the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv, Germany, EU and the US prepare to cut critical Russian banks off from the SWIFT financial transfer system. This will result in the collapse of the Russian... continued