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Space Diamonds Found More Than A Decade Ago Were Formed Inside Of Long-Lost Planet

Tiny diamonds from a meteorite that crashed on Earth a decade ago originated from a long lost planet. A new study determined where the space diamonds came from.

Science April 18, 2018

Underwater Noise Pollution Is Stressing Out Aquatic Animals: Humans Are Encroaching Into Their World

The ocean may seem like a quiet place, but it is now noisier than ever thanks to humans. Noise created by machines and developments on the waterfront are increasing sounds in the sea and stressing aquatic animals.

Science April 17, 2018

Scientists Just Created An Enzyme That Eats Plastic, And It Was By Accident

By applying tweaks to a bacteria that can eat plastic, researchers accidentally produced an enzyme that can break down plastic in a much faster rate. The groundbreaking study could pave the way for more effective ways to fight plastic pollution.

Science April 18, 2018

SpaceX Rocket To Mars Will Be Built In Los Angeles: Where, Exactly?

SpaceX received approval from Mayor Eric Garcetti to build the BFR, the spacecraft to send humans to Mars, in Los Angeles. Where in the crowded city will SpaceX build a rocket that will be taller than the Statue of Liberty?

Science April 17, 2018

Scientists Explain Magmatic Plumbing System That Fuels Yellowstone Eruptions

The scientists from the University of Oregon successfully projected how magma structure and activity took place beneath Yellowstone. The step could be a significant contribution to predicting future Yellowstone eruptions.

Science April 17, 2018

NASA And SpaceX Postpone Launch Of Exoplanet-Hunting TESS

SpaceX announced that it needed to perform further analysis on TESS, thereby postponing its launch to April 18. NASA assured that the spacecraft remains ready for takeoff on its new scheduled date.

Science April 17, 2018

An Asteroid The Size Of A Football Field Just Sailed Past Earth And No One Noticed Until After It Passed By

Earth was caught by surprise after a football-field-sized asteroid skimmed the planet. It was not detected until hours after it had passed by Earth.

Science April 17, 2018

NASA Wants To Develop A Galactic Positioning System So That Astronauts Don't Get Lost Navigating Space

To avoid astronauts and ships getting lost in space NASA wants to develop a galactic positioning system. This would also allow space probes to be maneuvered from Earth.

Science April 17, 2018

Mass Extinction Led To An Explosion Of Dinosaurs, Making Them The Dominant Species On Earth

Dinosaurs left with a bang, and it turns out that they also originated with a bang. Dinosaurs exploded after a mass extinction, allowing them to become the dominant species on Earth.

Science April 16, 2018

Atlantic Ocean Current Slowing Down Due To Global Warming: Here's What Could Happen

The conveyor belt of the ocean regulates global temperatures, which means the slowing down of the Atlantic Ocean current could have devastating effects. Here's what could happen with weak AMOC circulation.

Science April 16, 2018

Early Homo Sapiens Who Lived In Prehistoric Rock Shelter Left Clues How Humans Can Survive Climate Change

Archaeologists, who studied ancient tools, ornaments, and human remains in the prehistoric rock shelter Riparo Bombrini, discovered how early homo sapiens survived a climate-changing supervolcano eruption This discovery offered clues how humans can survive climate change.

Science April 16, 2018

Expert Predicts Space War Looms And Will Start With Space Satellites Attack

A space war expert envisioned a conflict happening in space in the immediate future. He said it had become a possibility because of the advanced technology available to men at present.

Science April 16, 2018

11 Lions Found Dead In Uganda Via Suspected Poisoning

Lions from a wildlife park in Uganda were found dead in 11 suspected cases of poisoning. Lions are one of the animals included in the Red List of Threatened Species.

Science April 16, 2018

Japanese Engineer Builds A Massive Robot To Make His ‘Gundam’ Dreams Come True

Masaaki Nagumo proves dreams come true with his giant Mobile Suit Gundam, engineered to perfection. It walks, it shoots sponge balls, and just like in the series, it needs a pilot.

Science April 16, 2018

Jeff Bezos-Owned Blue Origin To Receive Funding From US Military

Blue Origin is expanding its space tourism plans to accommodate military missions. Along with SpaceX, United Launch Alliance, and Orbital ATK, it’s one of the companies on track to receive Air Force funding.

Science April 16, 2018

4 Baboons Escape From Research Facility In Texas

Four baboons were shortly returned to their enclosure after they had escaped earlier from a primate research facility. All the baboons that escaped are accounted for, and veterinarians confirmed that they are all okay.

Science April 15, 2018

Lyrids To Light Up April Skies, How To View The Oldest Meteor Shower?

Lyrids meteor shower, the oldest known meteor shower, has been around for 2,700 years. Between April 16 and 25, it will pass by the Earth and streak the sky with bright shooting stars.

Science April 15, 2018

Venus To Be Visible In The Night Sky Throughout April: Here’s How To Watch

Venus will shine brighter than usual all throughout this month. Make sure your binoculars are ready — check out this nightwatch guide to know when to get spectacular views.

Science April 16, 2018

SpaceX Falcon 9 To Launch NASA's New Planet-Hunting Spacecraft TESS

SpaceX and NASA announced the details of the April 16 launch of the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS). The TESS will be on a two-year mission to scan the skies and find planets outside the Earth's solar system.

Science April 14, 2018

Earth's Magnetic Field Reunites Turtles With Similar Genetic Composition

Biologists found that loggerhead sea turtles may get lost while finding their natal beaches even with their capabilities for magnetic navigation. These turtles would nevertheless find other turtles with similar genetic composition.

Science April 14, 2018

Space Agriculture: Dwarf Wheat Grows At The ISS With Advanced Plant Habitat

NASA showed a time lapse video of how crops thrive at the International Space Station. The Advanced Plant Habitat, the largest growth chamber aboard the orbiting space laboratory, is growing various crops to know which ones will survive in space.

Science April 14, 2018

Study Reveals What Causes Strange Dark Zone In Greenland's Ice Sheet

High-resolution images of a section of Greenland's dark zone revealed what is behind the strange dark patch in the ice sheet. The so-called ablation zone threatens to speed up melting.

Science April 14, 2018

Scary Stonefish Discovered To Have Hidden Switchblade In Their Heads

There is a lot to fear about a stonefish. Besides being poisonous and covered in spikes, scientists have found a new defense mechanism. The stonefish has a hidden switchblade inside its head.

Science April 13, 2018

Nobody Is Sure What This Feature On Mars Could Be: Is It A Crater Or A Supervolcano?

New images of the geological feature on Mars called Ismenia Patera have been released, which added mystery to the origin of the feature. Scientists are trying to figure out how it came to be.

Science April 13, 2018

HP Envy ISS Printer Becomes First Model To Be Launched To Space

Two HP Envy ISS printers were included in cargo sent to space on April 2 aboard the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. The model is the first of its kind designed to meet the challenge of a zero-gravity environment.

Science April 13, 2018

Russia Also Planning To Send Humans To The Moon

Russia confirms it plans to send humans to the moon and subsequently build a lunar space station there. The space race for the modern era, with heavyweight players the likes of SpaceX, seems to be in high gear.

Science April 14, 2018

Genetics Study Indicates Sweet Potato Arrived In Polynesia Long Before American Colonization

DNA analysis of sweet potatoes in Polynesia revealed that the crop has been growing in the region long before the American colonization. The study also provides insight on how hybridization could be the answer to food security.

Science April 13, 2018

Boeing CEO: We Might Bring Back Elon Musk’s Tesla, And Also Go To Mars Within A Decade

The CEO of Boeing hopes to get to Mars first before SpaceX does, and claims that will be achieved within a decade. The space race for the new era is on.

Science April 13, 2018

Mountain Erosion Apparently Increases, Not Reduces, Carbon Dioxide In Atmosphere

Mountain erosion, long believed to be reducing the carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, is apparently increasing it, though the source is not geological. Does the discovery have any effect on the phenomenon of climate change?

Science April 14, 2018

Remembering Columbia: How The Space Shuttle Shaped The Future Of Space Travel

Space shuttle Columbia was the first reusable spacecraft launched by NASA 37 years ago. It had registered many firsts in terms of NASA's manned space program and completed 28 missions before its tragic end on its STS-107 flight.

Science April 13, 2018

Planet X To Appear In The Sky On April 23 According To Numerologist, But What Does Science Say?

A now-viral report posed the possibility of Planet X finally being seen on April 23. The planet, also known as Nibiru and Planet 9, would supposedly become visible with other astronomical bodies, signaling the end of times.

Science April 13, 2018

Green-Haired Turtle That Breathes Through Its Genitals Now An Endangered Species Due To Pet Trade

The Mary river turtle became an extremely popular pet before it was formally described in 1994. It was already endangered when it was recognized as a species. What made the reptile particularly vulnerable to population decline?

Science April 13, 2018

Peregrine Falcons Are Able To Outmaneuver Their Prey At Speeds Of 220 Miles Per Hour

Peregrine falcons can travel at the same speeds as Formula One cars while trying to catch their prey. One of their maneuvers is only possible at faster speeds.

Science April 12, 2018

Watch Jupiter's Massive North Pole Storms In Infrared Video By NASA

NASA released video of the massive storms found in Jupiter's north pole. The video provides a 3D flyover of the storms that were captured using infrared imaging.

Science April 13, 2018

Male Hummingbirds Use Their Whistling Tail Feathers To Attract Females, No One Is Sure Why They Do It

Hummingbirds' flight capabilities and size are already impressive, but scientists have now discovered a new feature of these birds. To attract mates, male hummingbirds sing with their tail feathers.

Science April 16, 2018

Pluto's Moon Charon Gets Its Most Distinctive Features Named, Now Has A Mountain Called Kubrick

Pluto's largest moon, Charon, has finally received names for its most distinguishing features. The names came so late after discovery because until 2015 the public didn't have clear images of the distant moon.

Science April 12, 2018

The Smartest Animals In The World: These Species Are Really Intelligent

It turns out that many animals are smart because they have high functioning brains and they display a wide range of emotions. Here are the smartest animals in the world.

Science April 19, 2018

Attractive Species More Likely To Go Extinct: Study

Species that have evolved to be more attractive to the opposite sex were likely to become extinct than those with typical physical traits. Species with an exaggerated physique like peacocks or triceratops attract enemies than partners.

Science April 12, 2018

Massive Holes On The Sun Trigger Solar Storm, But There’s No Need To Worry

Even if you read sensationalist reports about the coronal holes on the sun, don’t panic. These are actually fairly common and pose no great risks, other than some slight disturbances and pretty magnificent auroras.

Science April 12, 2018

Dark Matter Could Be A Sign Of Intelligent Alien Civilization

The cosmic gorilla effect study implied that a structured mind is hardwired to ignore what it is actually looking for. Could it be that the unexplained dark matter in the Universe is actually a cosmic signal of a more advanced alien civilization?

Science April 12, 2018

Hyper-Salty Lakes Found Beneath The Canadian Arctic Could Shed Light On Extraterrestrial Life

Scientists discovered a subglacial lake underneath the Canadian ice continent that is four to five times saltier than seawater. It was reported that the surface resembles Jupiter’s Europa moon and may one day help understand extraterrestrial life conditions.

Science April 12, 2018

NASA Gives Glimpse Of The Lunar Surface With Astonishing 4K Video Tour Of The Moon

NASA released a new video, giving people a 4K of the moon. This new video provides unprecedented images of the lunar surface that most people will never get to see.

Science April 12, 2018

Atlantic Ocean Circulation Is At Its Lowest Point In 1,500 Years Due To Climate Change

Climate change is playing a major role in the slowing down of the circulation of the Atlantic Ocean. This disruption in circulation patterns could change the lives of people on both sides of the Atlantic.

Science April 12, 2018

Dead Sperm Whale Found In Spain Had 64 Pounds Of Plastic And Waste In Stomach

A young sperm whale that washed up on the shore of a beach in southern Spain was found to have 64 pounds of plastic waste and other debris in its stomach. The whale died of abdominal infection called peritonitis.

Science April 11, 2018

SPHERE Releases Stunning New Images Of Dust Rings Around Young Stars

An international team of astronomers published new images of dust rings that were found to be surrounding young stars. These dust rings can show scientists how systems are formed around stars.

Science April 11, 2018

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