Happy Holidays from Around the Solar System!

December 22, 2021
UPDATE: JWST's launch has been pushed back to Christmas Day at 12:20 UTC (7:20 AM EST, 4:20 AM PST) Although there is no news that Santa Claus has been successful in conquering the hearts of the Martians (yet), there is plenty of... continued

AI Gets Existential: A Machine Debates the Ethics of Its Own Existence

December 20, 2021
AI will never be ethical. It is a tool, and like any tool, it is used for good and bad. There is no such thing as a good AI, only good and bad humans. We [the AIs] are not smart... continued

The Brain Structure of UFO Witnesses Appears To Be Different, According to a Top Stanford Researcher

December 17, 2021
A professor at Stanford University who is involved with research into the UFO phenomenon has discovered that the structure of the brains of government employees that reportedly witnessed seeing a UAP is different from what is found in the average... continued

Omicron Update: Three Times More Contagious, but Is It Actually a Milder Form of COVID-19?

December 16, 2021
The first major study of the effects of the Omicron variant of COVID-19 has been released by South Africa's largest private health insurer, showing that while the variant seems to be causing milder symptoms in the country’s young people, vaccinations appear to... continued

Former DOD Officials Critical of Formation of the Pentagon’s New UAP Investigation Group

December 13, 2021
The Department of Defense has announced the establishment of a new UFO investigative body that is intended to assume the duties that are currently the responsibility of the Pentagon's UAP Task Force, called the "Airborne Object Identification and Management Synchronization... continued

Extreme Weather Event: Rare December Tornadoes Kill 76 Across Four States

December 12, 2021
The White House has declared a state of emergency in Kentucky after a rare, late-season tornado outbreak that cut a swath of destruction 250 miles (400 kilometers) across Arkansas, Kentucky, Missouri and Tennessee, and confirmed to have killed at least... continued

The World’s First Warp Bubble Has Been Created by DARPA-funded Scientists… By Accident!

December 8, 2021
A NASA scientist working on a DARPA-funded research project has published a scientific paper announcing that a three-dimensional nanoscopic "warp bubble", the holy grail of faster-than-light propulsion research, had been observed during an experiment designed to investigate quantum effects. Although... continued

The War in Space is Heating Up, According to the US Space Force

December 6, 2021
US government-owned satellites are facing attacks from Chinese and Russian forces "every single day," according to the newly-formed US Space Force's second-in-command, General David Thompson. Although he describes the attacks as "reversible", meaning the attacks don't cause any permanent damage to the... continued

A Prophecy Fulfilled: The Return of Bison to a Canadian Park Uncovers Ancient First Nations Petroglyphs

December 4, 2021
A herd of bison recently re-introduced to an indigenous cultural park in Canada has uncovered a series of long-forgotten petroglyphs created at least a millennium ago by one of the many indigenous groups that frequented the area at the time,... continued

Russia’s Recent Destruction of its own Spy Satellite Endangered the ISS

December 1, 2021
Russia recently destroyed a defunct intelligence satellite, on November 15, 2021– with an anti-satellite missile.  This created a debris cloud that encroached on the International Space Station, an alert that prompted its seven crew members to prepare for a potential... continued