Engineers with NASA’s Mars Exploration Rover program came up with a themed song list they have been playing each day, trying to awaken the Mars Opportunity Rover. The team’s morale had been low since the rover went silent on June 10.
A group of paleontologists discovered fossils that belonged to an unknown species of pterodactyls. The species were believed to have lived 65 million years earlier than most of the desert pterosaurs.
Scientists may now have understood the explanation behind the mysterious glow emanating from the edge of the solar system. The source of the strange radiance has been the subject of discussions among experts for the last 30 years.
A mom’s Facebook post warning about a rare condition caused by a single mosquito bite had now gone viral on the internet. Her 6-year-old son had suffered brain swelling and seizures due to a disease identified as La Crosse Encephalitis.
Public Health August 14, 2018
NASA’s Parker Solar Probe successfully launched on Aug. 12 after it had been delayed due to weather problems. The spacecraft victoriously separated and the probe was launched into space.
Space August 14, 2018
Construction workers digging in southwest Florida discovered a fossil estimated to be from 2 million years ago. Experts believed that the animal from which the fossils came from lived before humans came to Florida.
Animals August 14, 2018
A meteor exploded above the Thule Air Force base in Greenland on July 25. The base is home to intercontinental ballistic missile sensors that give warning in an instance when ICBMs were deployed against the United States.
Space August 8, 2018
The Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment or CHIME has picked up fast radio bursts with a frequency that became the lowest ever to be detected. The new telescope was expected to detect similar low-frequency burst on a daily basis.
Space August 6, 2018
A 22-year-old man had miraculously survived being internally decapitated or what scientifically called as atlanto-occipital dislocation. People who suffered the condition had their skulls separated from their spines internally but their head was not entirely decapitated physically.
Neuroscience August 5, 2018
A NASA meteor expert described the Perseid meteor shower 2018 as the best one among all the meteor showers this year. The celestial event will be visible to people across the world.
Space August 4, 2018
NASA has officially announced the scheduled test flights for SpaceX and Boeing under the agency’s Commercial Crew Program. Elon Musk’s SpaceX was scheduled to conduct its first crewed test flights ahead of Boeing’s.
Space August 4, 2018
People were more interested in how and why the Stonehenge was build but less concerned about the builders. Now, analysis of cremated bones at the Stonehenge offered lead to the possible identities of the people who built the monument.
Ancient August 3, 2018
Chicken sickened the most number of people during related outbreaks, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The findings from the report resulted in divided opinions among poultry experts.
Public Health August 3, 2018
An analysis of 46 rare blue diamonds revealed how deep into the Earth these precious gemstones were formed. The analysis also revealed a new information about Earth’s geological reactions.
Earth/Environment August 2, 2018
A NASA-led study released on July 30 ruled out the possibility of transforming Mars to a habitable state like Earth by tallying all possible scenarios to make this happen. SpaceX CEO Elon Musk, however, begged to differ.
Space August 2, 2018
A team of scientists confirmed that the sun was once a juvenile being just like the other stars. The confirmation came after analysis of ancient blue crystals called the hibonite.
Space August 1, 2018
Mom posted warning in her Facebook after her daughter with a peanut allergy died from accidentally eating Chips Ahoy Cookies with Reese's Peanut Butter Cups. The mom highlighted her daughter committed the mistake due to Chips Ahoy’s packaging.
Public Health July 17, 2018
The crumbs of the world’s oldest flat dough resembling the pita bread were found in an oven in a site located in the Black Desert in northeastern Jordan. The discovery suggested ancient people baked even before the peak of agriculture.
Healthy Living/Wellness July 17, 2018
A new study suggested the bloodstains on the Shroud of Turin were faked. Through a technique used in forensic, the researchers behind the study simulated the actual body position from where the bloodstains could have trickled down onto the fabric.
Ancient July 16, 2018
The FDA warned pet owners about certain types of dog food that could make dogs at risk of a heart disease. The cases were particularly worrisome because they involved dog breeds that are not genetically prone to develop the disease.
Healthy Living/Wellness July 15, 2018