A Long Time Ago in a Galaxy Far Away, a Black Hole was Born from a Failed Supernova

June 9, 2017
Researchers studying images of the distant star N6946-BH1 were shocked to find that the otherwise extremely bright star had outright disappeared. The star was still visible in images taken by the Hubble Space Telescope as recently as 2009, but in... continued

A Private Paramilitary Firm was Hired to Infiltrate and Surveil DAPL Protest Groups

June 8, 2017
The leak of 1,100 documents from the paramilitary firm TigerSwan has revealed that the private security company was contracted by pipeline developer Energy Transfer Partners to conduct an invasive infiltration and surveillance operation against protest groups opposing the Dakota Access... continued

The Surface of Mars was Habitable for at Least a Billion Years

June 7, 2017
 Two new studies have been released that illustrate that the dry Martian lakebed that is currently being explored by NASA's Curiosity rover was home to a habitable environment for over 700 million years, and possibly for well over a billion... continued

Antarctica’s is Poised to Shed a Delaware-sized Iceberg

June 6, 2017
The massive crack running through Antarctica's fourth-largest ice shelf dramatically accelerated its growth last month, extending over 11 miles in just six days. According to the UK-based Project Midas research group, the 110 kilometer (68 mile) long chasm extended an... continued

Donald Trump Withdraws the U.S. from the Paris Agreement: Where do we Go from Here?

June 3, 2017
President Donald J. Trump has announced that the United States will withdraw from the Paris Agreement, the accord forged by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in 2015, with its 195 signatory countries pledging to cut carbon... continued

Is the Human Mind Bound by the Laws of Physics? A Proposed New Quantum Experiment may Provide the Answer

June 2, 2017
A new experiment has been proposed by a theoretical physicist that is intended to determine if the human mind is actually bound by the laws of physics, or if it ignores measurable reality and follows its own rules altogether --... continued

The Rate of Sea Level Rise may be Three Times Worse than we Thought

June 1, 2017
A new study has been published that has found that the rate of sea level rise is much worse than previously thought, having tripled in pace since 1990. Before 1990, the oceans were rising at an average rate of 11... continued

New Excavations under Peru’s Huaca Prieta Pyramid Shows the Region was Inhabited 15,000 Years Ago

May 31, 2017
Excavations at Peru's Huaca Prieta archaeological complex have uncovered evidence that habitation in the area stretches back to nearly 15,000 years ago. The site itself is home to a 7,800-year-old pyramid mound, with the area previously believed to have been... continued

Actor Kurt Russell has Come Forward as a Phoenix Lights Witness

May 30, 2017
One of ufology's most high-profile cases is 1997's Phoenix Lights incident, involving the mass sighting of bright lights arranged in a v-shaped formation over Phoenix, Arizona, on March 13, 1997. Amongst the thousands of witnesses to the event, then-governor Fife... continued

UK to Release Delayed UFO Documents After June’s General Election

May 28, 2017
The United Kingdom's National Archives has announced that 18 documents pertaining to UFOs that were withheld from release alongside thousands of other UFO documents in 2013 won't be released until after the UK's general election in June. UFO researchers are... continued