It Turns Out that Humans Can Sense the Earths Magnetic Field

March 20, 2019
Although the ability to sense magnetic fields has been a long-established fact for a multitude of animal species, experiments searching for magnetoreceptive capabilities in humans have come up empty-handed. A new study may change our view on this seeming disability,... continued

Youth Climate Activist Nominated for 2019 Nobel Peace Prize

March 18, 2019
16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg has been nominated for the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize for her work in advancing public awareness of climate change. Thunberg is behind the Fridays For The Future movement that inspired students around to world to... continued

A New Peak Record for CO2 has been Reached—Three Months Earlier than Usual

March 14, 2019
A new monthly record for atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations has been recorded in February 2019, at 411.66 parts per million. Although this new record, observed at Hawaii's Mauna Loa Observatory, isn't much higher than the previous record of 411.31 ppm,... continued

Two New Studies Increase the Odds that Planet Nine Actually Exists

March 11, 2019
Two new studies have provided further evidence for the existence of an as-of-yet undiscovered large planet at the edge of the Solar System, known by the astronomical community as "Planet Nine".  Having found that the orbits of a number of... continued

More Evidence for Ancient Oceans, Rivers and Groundwater on Mars has been Revealed

March 8, 2019
The European Space Agency's (ESA) Mars Express orbiter has uncovered signs that Mars once had a vast network of waterways, including a planet-spanning ocean in its northern hemisphere, and an extensive network of rivers that carved majestic canyons through the... continued

For the First Time Ever, a Category-5 Storm Formed in the Northern Hemisphere in February

March 6, 2019
For the first time in recorded history, a cyclone that formed in the Northern Hemisphere during the month of February, Typhoon Wutip, reached the strength of a category-5 storm. While this storm isn't necessarily the strongest on record, the fact... continued

Senator Reid says the US needs to Investigate UFOs to Keep Up with China & Russia

March 5, 2019
Former Nevada Senator Harry Reid is once again making a case for the US government to renew its studies into the phenomenon of Unidentified Flying Objects. Reid was part of a group that procured funding for the Pentagon's Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification... continued

Huge Storm Complex Crossing North American Continent

March 2, 2019
A massive storm complex is crossing the northern and central tier of states in the US and the southern part of Canada. The storms are bringing rain, snow, wind and colder temperatures to the region, and may generate tornadoes along... continued

Greetings from the Far Side: Chang’e 4 Starts Farming on the Moon, Sends Back Pictures

February 8, 2019
Since its historical landing on January 3, the Chang'e 4 lunar lander has continued to rack up a string of firsts for spaceflight history, including taking new pictures of the Moon's never-before photographed far side, surviving through the long, cold... continued

A Huge Chasm has Opened Up Under Antarctica’s Most Important–and Vulnerable–Glacier

February 6, 2019
  An enormous cavity two-thirds the area of Manhattan and nearly 1,000 feet (300 meters) deep has been discovered growing under West Antarctica's Thwaites Glacier. Considered to be the world's most crucial glacier due to its sheer size and importance... continued