Is This Nessie? Kids Take some STRANGE Pictures

September 5, 2018
A 12-year-old girl has taken a picture of what appears to be the infamous Loch Ness Monster. On holiday with her parents at the Scottish loch, Charlotte Robinson spotted something popping up out of the water about fifty feet away,... continued

The Ghosts of Black Holes from Previous Universes may be Haunting the Edge of the Universe

September 1, 2018
A group of theoretical physicists led by controversial Oxford University mathematical physicist Roger Penrose has offered new evidence that there may have been older universes that came before our own, by finding the ghosts of black holes that existed in... continued

Researchers Say that it’s Not an Aurora — so just what the heck is “STEVE”?

August 30, 2018
Early last year, a little-regarded atmospheric phenomenon gained the attention of researchers when citizen scientists drew attention to it on social media: Giving it the highly-scientific name of "Steve", this luminous purple ribbon that occasionally streaks across the sky is... continued

Scientists find a way to Artificially Produce CO2-Absobing Mineral in the Lab

August 28, 2018
One of the ways that scientists propose that we tackle the problem of global warming is to actively remove greenhouse gases, such as carbon dioxide, from the atmosphere. To be an effective compliment to reducing our CO2 output from transport... continued

The Pacific’s Ring of Fire is being Wracked by Powerful Earthquakes: Could California’s “Big One” be Far Behind?

August 25, 2018
A series of 70 major earthquakes that have occurred around the Pacific Ocean's Ring of Fire has prompted fears that California may be hit by the dreaded "Big One", an anticipated earthquake with a magnitude powerful enough to have catastrophic... continued

Quantum Entanglement is a Real Phenomenon, According to Starlight from the Other Side of the Universe

August 23, 2018
Physicists with MIT and the University of Vienna have conducted an experiment that pretty much proves that the phenomenon of quantum entanglement is real, and not the effect of a "loophole" that could be explained by classical physics. The experiments... continued

An Unidentified Submerged Object was Found using Gordon Cooper Space Treasure Map

August 22, 2018
The host of the Discovery Channel docuseries Cooper's Treasure, Darrell Miklos, has announced that his team has discovered a large, anomalous object on the seabed in the Bermuda Triangle, that he describes as an unidentified submerged object (USO). The object,... continued

Melting Arctic May be Cause of Drop in Tornadoes

August 17, 2018
It mightn't be quite a case of the flapping of a Brazilian butterfly's wings causing a tornado in Texas, but a team of climate researchers has found a correlation between melting Arctic sea ice and the formation of tornadoes in... continued

Rogue Planet Has Super-Powerful Magnetic Field

August 14, 2018
A strange rogue planet not far from Earth has provided researchers with a new mystery through its incredibly -- and inexplicably -- powerful magnetic field.  Initially thought to be a brown dwarf star, SIMP J01365663+0933473 is part of a cluster... continued

Hothouse Earth: It’s Getting Too Warm Too Fast

August 11, 2018
Despite the pledges and measures being taken to address the rising concentrations of atmospheric carbon dioxide, CO2 levels continue to climb. This trend is causing concern amongst climate researchers, including worries that limiting global warming's effects to two degrees Celsius,... continued