Experiencer and Nobel Laureate Kary B. Mullis has Died

August 19, 2019
Nobel Laureate, author, researcher and experiencer Kary B. Mullis has died at the age of 74. Mullis revolutionized the field of DNA research—and indeed all disciplines that involve the use of our genetic code—with his invention of the biochemical process... continued

Martian Methane Is Not Ancient Gas Being Released from Rocks, according to Researchers

August 16, 2019
Researchers have ruled out the possibility that the methane that has been detected in the atmosphere of Mars is due to the erosion of rocks by the Martian wind, yet another step in determining whether the organic molecules in question... continued

It Turns Out That Contrails are Bad for Global Warming Too

August 14, 2019
One might assume that anything that might reflect sunlight back into space, like bright aircraft contrails, would be good for decreasing the effects of global warming, but a new study predicts that the atmospheric heat trapped by the water vapor... continued

A Large Object Has Impacted Jupiter, and its Great Red Spot May Be Safe—For Now

August 12, 2019
Jupiter has found itself in the spotlight again, this time with news that reports of the demise of its famous Great Red Spot may have been greatly exaggerated, and also that the Solar System's largest planet may have once again... continued

Scientists Create Controversial Human-Monkey Chimeras

August 9, 2019
A team of researchers working in China have announced that they have successfully created human-monkey chimeras, in the form of monkey embryos that grow human cells as part of their biological structure. This experiment aims to develop a new method... continued

July’s Heat Waves make for a Record-Breaking Month, Including Record Ice Melt in Greenland

August 6, 2019
July 2019 was the hottest month on record for the planet, a period that saw numerous heat waves smash regional records around the globe, including one in the Arctic that triggered massive ice loss in Greenland. Although July only narrowly... continued

Trauma and Missing Time: A New Rendlesham Witness Comes Forward

August 2, 2019
A new witness to the infamous Rendlesham Forest incident has come forward, former USAF Security Police Master Sergeant and retired police officer, Michael Stacy Smith. Smith was a 19-year old recruit when he witnessed the events that occurred over two... continued

Astronomers Shocked by Sudden Appearance of “City-Killer” Asteroid

July 31, 2019
Earth had a close brush with a large "city-killer" asteroid on July 25, when a pyramid-sized rock whizzed by at less than one-fifth the distance to the Moon at nearly 25 km per second (15.5 miles per second). While not... continued

“Unprecedented” Wildfires are Burning Across the Arctic

July 28, 2019
  Over the past six weeks more than 100 intense and long-lived wildfires have been recorded burning north of the Arctic Circle, an "unprecedented" event since record-keeping began on such events. The fires have been most severe in Alaska and... continued

Did the Pentagon Weaponize Tick-Borne Lyme Disease?

July 24, 2019
The US House of Representatives has voted to order the US Department of Defense Inspector General to disclose to Congress whether or not the Pentagon conducted Cold War-era experiments aimed at weaponizing disease-carrying insects, including ticks that carry Lyme disease,... continued