The First Signs of Life May Have Been Found on an Exoplanet

September 21, 2023
In what may be the first sign of life detected beyond our Solar System, the James Webb Telescope has detected the signature of a chemical compound that is known to only be produced by biological organisms, in the atmosphere of... continued

The Climate Bill Is Coming Due: Who Should Pay for the Damage Caused by Global Warming?

September 19, 2023
One of the major consequences of the advance of global warming will be the financial cost incurred from the effects that climate-based catastrophes, such as extreme weather events and sea level rise, have on humanity, including our health, property and... continued

A Year After AARO’s Launch, There’s Still No UAP Reporting Process Available to the Public

September 16, 2023
  More than a year after the establishment of the All-domain Anomaly Resolution Office (AARO) there are still no official channels for civilian UAP witnesses to report their sightings, leaving many who could potentially provide high-quality reports to government investigators... continued

Recent Widespread Disasters as Civilization Faces Nature’s Strength – Death tolls in Morocco and Libya Continue to Climb

September 14, 2023
What are termed natural disasters are testing the capacity of governmental humanitarian aid worldwide.  A 6.8 magnitude quake struck Morocco on Friday.  The most powerful earthquake to hit Morocco in over a century has left more than 2,800 dead as... continued

Add Water and Sterilize: Mars Viking Probes May Have Killed the Microbes They Were Searching For

September 10, 2023
In 1976, NASA's Viking landers conducted a series of biological experiments designed to determine whether or not there was life present in the soil on Mars' surface, the only such tests conducted on another planet. The results of the tests, at least... continued

An Interstellar Update: Data from Interstellar Meteor 1 Indicates That It Is From Beyond Our Solar System

September 8, 2023
The former Chair of Harvard University’s Astronomy Department, Avi Loeb, has provided an update on the material collected from the first known interstellar meteorite to strike the Earth, Interstellar meteor (IM1); not only does this early analysis bolster the idea... continued

Fukushima Wastewater Discharge Into the Pacific Sparks Criticism, Despite Assurances of Safety

September 5, 2023
The Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) began releasing filtered wastewater from the site of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant into the Pacific Ocean on August 24, 12 years after the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami triggered meltdowns in three of the plant's reactors. Despite assurances from TEPCO and the International... continued

Commonly-Available Ancient Materials Can Be Used to Store Massive Amounts of Electricity

September 1, 2023
Engineers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a type of cement that, with the addition of a commonly-available substance that has been used for centuries, can act as a super-capacitor, capable of storing a large amount of electrical... continued

‘India took a walk on the Moon!’: India Beats Russia in a Race to the Moon’s South Pole

August 25, 2023
  India's Chandrayaan-3 spacecraft has successfully landed on the Moon, beating Russia's ill-fated Luna-25 in the race to the lunar south pole, where scientists suspect that water might be found locked away in the region's rocks, a discovery that may be... continued

2023’s ‘Above Average’ Hurricane Season Sees a Number of Tropical Storms Form in Record Time

August 24, 2023
The 2023 hurricane season in the North Atlantic is ramping up with a record number of tropical storms underway, with no less than four systems having formed within the span of two days. This follows in the wake of the Pacific's... continued