Famed UFO Investigator Stanton Friedman has Died

May 14, 2019
Pioneering UFO investigator Stanton Friedman died on May 13. His career spanned 64 years. In 1955 and 1956 he received his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees from the University of Chicago and was then employed for 14... continued

Greenland’s Glaciers are Suffering from an Early Spring Melt

May 13, 2019
Researchers with NASA's Operation IceBridge aerial polar ice survey have discovered the presence of large meltwater pools and raging rivers across the surface of a number of Greenland's major glaciers, a "concerning" development due to the early melt of Arctic... continued

New UN Report Warns of Massive Species Decline that Threatens Earth’s Biodiversity

May 7, 2019
A new report from the United nations is warning that the world's biodiversity is in serious jeopardy, with roughly 1 million animal and plant species at risk of extinction, a die-off rate never before seen in human history. Although the... continued

A New Fossil from the Enigmatic Denisovans has been Found… In Tibet?

May 4, 2019
High atop the Tibetan Plateau, a Buddhist monk ventured to Baishiya Karst Cave, a sacred Buddhist sanctuary, to pray and meditate. During his sojourn there, the monk, whose name has since been lost to the passage of time, found a... continued

Another Record-Breaking Cyclone has Struck Southwest Africa—The Second in Two Months

May 1, 2019
Tropical Cyclone Kenneth, having struck the southern African countries of Seychelles, Comoro Islands, Northern Madagascar, Mozambique, Tanzania and Malawi, is the record-breaking tenth intense tropical cyclone to strike the Indian Ocean this season, handily breaking the 2006-07 record of just... continued

New UFO Reporting Guidelines are being Drafted by the United States Navy

April 29, 2019
In response to a series of anomalous encounters involving carrier strike groups and secure facilities, the Unites States Navy is drafting guidelines that will enable its personnel to report encounters with unidentified flying objects, in a move intended to create... continued

The Miracle of Notre-Dame de Paris

April 24, 2019
On the evening of April 15, 2019, a fire broke out in the attic of Notre-Dame de Paris, destroying two-thirds of the 850-year-old cathedral's roof and the spire that towered above the central nave and altar. This catastrophe is a... continued

A Tough Season: The First Three Months of 2019 Saw Record-Breaking Weather Across the U.S.

April 19, 2019
The sordid tale of the first three months of 2019 is one of record temperatures, both high and low, record snowfall and rainfall, and the resulting multi-billion-dollar disasters caused by the violent inland storms and massive flooding that followed in... continued

Astronomers Have Released the First Direct Image of a Black Hole

April 17, 2019
An international team of astronomers have released the first direct image of a black hole, a long-distance snapshot of high-energy particles as they irreversibly plummet toward the black hole's event horizon, the point where nothing—not even light—can escape. "We have... continued

Catastrophe in Paris: Notre Dame is Gutted

April 15, 2019
Notre Dame Cathedral, one of the world's most beautiful and iconic cathedrals, has experienced a catastrophic fire. The stone roof has collapsed into the nave and many if not all of the magnificent stained glass windows have been severely damaged... continued