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Substantial Lack Of Phosphorus In The Universe Makes Finding Alien Life Unlikely

The cosmos substantially lacks phosphorus, which is why scientists have yet to confirm the existence of extraterrestrial civilizations. What caused Earth to have high amounts of the life-giving element?

Science April 5, 2018

Virus Spread Gathered From The Butt Of Bats Kills 24,000 Piglets In China

Scientists searched for the cause of a virus that was killing piglets in China and found that the source was horseshoe bats. A study found that bats are a huge reservoir for viruses.

Science April 5, 2018

Artificial Intelligence Is Letting Scientists Classify Planets And Predict The Probability Of The Existence Of Life

Scientists are using a new AI program to determine which newly discovered planets have the ability to sustain life. This could allow those worlds to be classified in a way to identify which ones deserve further study.

Science April 5, 2018

India Loses Contact With Brand New Satellite: Will It Crash Like The Tiangong-1?

The Indian Space Research Organisation lost contact with the GSAT 6A satellite, which was just launched several days ago. Will the GSAT 6A crash back to Earth just like the Chinese space station Tiangong-1?

Science April 4, 2018

Scientists Find Evidence Of 10,000 Black Holes Surrounding The Center Of The Milky Way Galaxy

There is already a supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way. Now scientists have found many smaller ones. Scientists found thousands of smaller black holes surrounding it.

Science April 6, 2018

36,000 Computer Simulations Show That Vikings May Have Used Crystals To Navigate The Atlantic

Vikings may have been able to make the journey across the Atlantic Ocean by using crystals called sunstones. Before compasses, they used devices called sun compasses that relied on shadows. Unfortunately, they didn't work on cloudy days.

Science April 4, 2018

The Milky Way Is Still Growing, And It Is Growing Faster Than The Speed Of Sound

Researchers find that the Milky Way galaxy hasn't stopped growing and is growing at an extremely rapid rate. The Milky Way is growing faster than the speed of sound.

Science April 4, 2018

Technology Used To Detect Galaxies Can Be Used To Catch Poachers And Protect Endangered Animals Too

Astronomers and ecologists are working together to repurpose a galaxy-hunting tool into a poacher-hunting tool to help save endangered species. Scheduled for several forthcoming trials, the tool relies on thermal signatures and machine learning software.

Science April 4, 2018

Birds See Magnetic Fields With A Special Protein In Their Eyes: That's How They Navigate

Scientists may have identified the protein that allows birds to see magnetic fields. The molecule, known as Cry4, is believed to be reason why birds are capable of navigating through long distances without getting lost.

Science April 4, 2018

NASA Starts Development Of Supersonic Speed Plane That Only Gets As Loud As A ‘Car Door Closing’

NASA is in the early stages of developing a supersonic plane with Lockheed Martin. The project aims to address the loud sonic booms produced by such planes, which could potentially bring them back to the commercial flight industry.

Science April 4, 2018

Zombie Raccoons Freak Out Ohio: Here's What Likely Caused The Bizaare Behavior, And It's Not Rabies

Zombie raccoons have freaked out residents of Youngstown, Ohio, over the past couple of weeks. The animals were exhibiting very bizarre behavior, which a local veterinarian said is caused by a disease but not rabies.

Science April 4, 2018

Another Reason To Save The Coral Reefs: They Protect The Coast From Cyclones

Coral reefs naturally protect coastlines and beaches from the wrath of tropical cyclones, according to researchers. Coral reefs cause potentially damaging waves to break offshore, giving us another reason to find a way to save them from destruction.

Science April 3, 2018

Astronomers Discover Formation Of 4,000 Infant Galaxies In Distant Stars

Galaxies have become a trivial phenomenon of the past and the future. Using space telescopes, astronomers discovered infant galaxies that are 30 times younger than the Milky Way and are expected to grow over time.

Science April 5, 2018

Debris Collector Launched Inside Falcon 9 May Help Solve Space Junk Problem

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 is delivering more than just supplies and scientific equipment. It contains a revolutionary RemoveDebris collector that may be the ultimate solution to the Earth’s space junk problem.

Science April 5, 2018

Large Dinosaur Tracks In Scotland Offer Clues How The Prehistoric Animals Lived During Middle Jurassic

Large dinosaur footprints that were found in the Isle of Skye belonged to sauropods and theropods. What do these tracks reveal about the Middle Jurassic and the prehistoric reptiles?

Science April 4, 2018

Researchers Insist NASA Used Robot Bees To Explore The Surface Of Mars Instead Of Bulky Rovers

A team of researchers is proposing an alternative to the expensive rovers that NASA keeps sending to Mars. This new plan involves sending robot bees to the red planet.

Science April 4, 2018

Antarctica's Underwater Ice Is Retreating 5 Times Faster Than Previously Thought

Climate change has already been known to be affecting Earth's global regions but not at this rate. The underwater ice in Antarctica is now retreating five times faster than previously thought.

Science April 3, 2018

Four-Eyed Ancient Reptile Sheds Light On Lizards' Third Eye

The now-extinct lizard Saniwa ensidens featured not just two but four eyes when it lived about 49 million years ago. What does this reveal about lizards' third eye?

Science April 3, 2018

Hubble Telescope Able To See Most Distant Star Due To Rare Cosmic Alignment

The Hubble Space Telescope was able to capture the most distant star with the help from a rare cosmic alignment. Scientists have named the newly discovered star Icarus.

Science April 2, 2018

Early Earth's Climate Was More Tame Than Previously Thought, Suggesting Other Planets May Be Suitable For Life

Theories regarding early Earth's climate suggest that it had extreme weather, from fiery temperatures to ice age cold. This new research could show that other planets may be able to host life.

Science April 2, 2018

Experts Theorize That Universe Will End When It Collides With A Bubble Of Negative Energy

There is a new theory that the Universe will end when it collides with a bubble of negative energy. Scientists warn that this process may have already begun to take place.

Science April 2, 2018

This Ancient Monitor Lizard Had 4 Eyes And Lived 49 Million Years Ago

An ancient monitor lizard that lived 49 million years ago had two sets of eyes. This is the first terrestrial animal that is observed to have this trait and scientists made the discovery by reexamining Saniwa ensidens fossils.

Science April 2, 2018

Trump’s Proposed Texas Border Wall Will Destroy Wildlife Habitat, Say Conservationists

Conservationists sent an appeal letter to the White House opposing President Trump's proposed Mexican-Texas border wall. The aforementioned wall is deemed destructive to wildlife habitat and ecotourism, particularly in the South Texas border.

Science April 2, 2018

NASA Invests In Visionary Space Technologies Including Meteoroid Impact Detection, Shapeshifters

NASA is investing up to $500,000 to 25 technologies designed to improve space explorations. The U.S. space agency said projects will undergo first and second phases to give innovators the opportunity to improve their technologies and ensure its technical feasibility.

Science April 3, 2018

The Tiangong-1 Space Station Just Missed Point Nemo, The Spacecraft Graveyard In The Pacific Ocean

The Tiangong-1 has finally fallen to Earth on Easter Sunday, without causing any damage to populated areas. The Chinese space station just missed Point Nemo, which is also known as the 'spacecraft graveyard.'

Science April 2, 2018

Tiangong-1 Space Station Finally Falls To Earth, But Not Really Because It Mostly Burned Up

The Tiangong-1 space station burned up as it entered Earth again after launching in 2011. China is reportedly preparing for a more permanent space station in the next decade.

Science April 2, 2018

SpaceX Gets The Green Light For Falcon 9 Launch In Cape Canaveral

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 is now ready to take off, April 2, from Cape Canaveral in Florida as it receives 80 percent clearance from the Air Force. Launch window will begin at 4:30 p.m.

Science April 2, 2018

Is Africa Splitting Into Two? Sudden Appearance Of Massive Crack In Kenyan Valley Proves It Could

A massive crack suddenly appeared in Kenya's Rift Valley, splitting roads and houses into two. Evidently, a part of Africa could split from the continent in 50 million years.

Science April 1, 2018

Antarctica's Ice Is Melting Underwater: Here's Why This Is A Big Problem

Underwater melting of Antarctica's ice sheet is far greater than previously thought. It poses a significant threat as Antarctica holds the largest reservoir of Earth's freshwater.

Science April 4, 2018

Tupperware Helps NASA Astronauts Grow Healthier Vegetables In Space

Plasticware company Tupperware helped design the new plant growing system PONDS for use at the ISS. How is this better than Veggie system when it comes to growing plants in space?

Science March 30, 2018

Comet Sheds Light Into The Origins Of The Solar System, Providing Clues About Its Earliest History

Samples taken from a comet may shed light on just how the solar system formed. The dust particles date from the time of the formation of the solar system and could give clues to the possible origin.

Science March 30, 2018

The FCC Gave SpaceX Permission To Build High-Speed Satellite Internet Service, Starlink

SpaceX was authorized by the FCC to build its broadband satellite service. This will give SpaceX the ability to give huge swaths of the U.S. internet access.

Science March 30, 2018

Used SpaceX Falcon 9 Rockets Used To Launch 10 Iridium Satellites Into Orbit

SpaceX's Falcon 9 rockets have shown their worth by being reused to launch 10 Iridium Communications satellites into space. It was the first anniversary of the first launch of the Falcon 9 rockets.

Science March 30, 2018

The Sahara Desert Is Expanding Partly Because Of Climate Change

Climate change and natural climate cycles contribute to the expansion of the Sahara desert, which has grown by about 10 percent since 1920. What are the potential consequences of this phenomenon?

Science March 30, 2018

Extraterrestrial Life Could Be Thriving In The Clouds Of Planet Venus

Could the clouds of Venus actually host extraterrestrial life? Researchers of a new study said that the dark patches in the clouds of the planet could be comparable to algae blooms.

Science March 31, 2018

Blue Moon Rising This Easter Weekend Will Be The Last Until 2020

The parade of planets shone brightly at the start of March but now, it is time for the blue moon to rise and shine. Take time to watch the blue moon this Easter weekend because the next one won't be rising until 2020.

Science March 30, 2018

The Falling Chinese Space Station Will Crash To Earth On Easter Sunday: Here's Where Debris May Land

Tiangong-1, the falling Chinese space station, will crash back to Earth on Easter Sunday. Here's where the debris is predicted to land and what you should do if you see some of the space station's pieces.

Science March 30, 2018

A Closer Look At DF2, The Mysterious Dark Matter-Deficient Galaxy That Is Bending The Rules Of Space

Experts can't still fully explain the science behind the mysterious galaxy NGC 1052-DF2. Scientists are determined to find other dark matter-deficient galaxies that reverse everything that is known about how galaxies are formed.

Science March 30, 2018

Turns Out Mars One Mission To Send Humans To Mars Is A Scam, Says Report

In one of those too good to be true situations, an in-depth report reveals that the Mars One company who planned to send people to Mars is a scam. It paints a picture of a dysfunctional project that isn't ready to fulfill any of its promises.

Science March 29, 2018

3 Boys Find Piece Of Mastodon Jawbone In Mississippi

Three boys walking along their family property in Mississippi stumbled upon the jawbone of a Mastodon. The boys took the fossil to the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science where it was verified to be the remains of a mastodon.

Science March 29, 2018

Fossilized Dinosaur Species That Lived In The Pangaea Era Emerges After 252 Million Years

Paleontologists discovered fossils of what is believed to be the first generation of dinosaurs during the Triassic period. This data is valuable in understanding how species thrived at the time when the world had only one massive continent.

Science March 29, 2018

With The Launch Of TESS, NASA Heads Into 'New Era Of Exoplanet Research'

NASA hopes to find even more Earth-sized exoplanets with its forthcoming TESS mission. The new satellite will continue the work of the Kepler Space Telescope, which is expected to run out of fuel soon.

Science March 29, 2018

Young Earth Likely Had Water Even Before Giant Collision That Formed Moon

A new research suggests that proto-Earth had water even before the collision that led to the Moon’s formation. This fresh theory contradicts common proposition that Earth’s water came after the meshing of elements with Theia.

Science March 29, 2018

Scientists Discover Galaxy With No Dark Matter, Which Ironically Proves That Dark Matter Is Real

Scientists have discovered a faraway galaxy without dark matter, a mysterious material that is believed to be present throughout the universe. Ironically, the absence of dark matter may prove that it exists.

Science March 29, 2018

Earliest Human Footprints In North America Are 13,000 Years Old, And They Were Found On A Canadian Island

Scientists have discovered the earliest set of human footprints in North America. The 13,000-year-old footprints were found on the short of Calvert Island in British Columbia, Canada.

Science March 28, 2018

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