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Astronomer Says That The 'Blood Moon' Total Lunar Eclipse On July 27-28 Will Be The Longest This Century

A 'blood moon' total lunar eclipse in July 2018 is projected to be the longest this century. It will be long because there is both a full moon and a moon apogee happening simultaneously.

Science June 23, 2018

Experiment To Create Coldest Spot In The Universe May Pave Way For Powerful Quantum Computers

Scientists will create the coldest spot in the universe using the Cold Atom Laboratory device at the International Space Station. Results of the experiment may speed up development of quantum computers and improve the precision of instruments.

Science June 23, 2018

Buzz Aldrin Would Like To Remind You That He Was The First To Take A Selfie In Space

There’s simply no way your selfie will ever be as cool as Buzz Aldrin’s. In 1966, during the Gemini 12 mission, he was going for a spacewalk and suddenly thought outer space was a good place for a selfie.

Science June 23, 2018

There Could Be Thousands Of Unconfirmed Near-Earth Objects According To Scientists

Scientists estimated that there could be thousands of near-Earth objects that are left unconfirmed. The team called for concerned agencies to devise a method that could ensure timely detection of NEOs that could potentially hit Earth.

Science June 23, 2018

Historians Use Modern X-Ray Technology To Recover Missing Images From The 19th Century

Scientists recovered images from a lost daguerreotype plate which dates back from the 19th century. Daguerreotypes, considered to be the oldest form of photography, use silver-coated copper plates to take images.

Science June 26, 2018

NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Captures Image Of Blue Dune On Red Planet

The HiRISE camera aboard NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter captured an image of a blue dune on Mars' Lyot Crater region. The image was enhanced to provide a better look at the surface features of the Red Planet.

Science June 23, 2018

Bill Gates Finances Plan To Eradicate Malaria With Mosquitoes That Kill Each Other During Sex

Bill Gates donated $4 million to kill mosquitoes to eradicate malaria. The plan involves genetically modified mosquitoes having sex and transmitting a self-limiting gene.

Science June 22, 2018

Sign Language Icon Koko The Gorilla Passes Away At 46-Years-Old

The Gorilla Foundation released a tragic news regarding their beloved gorilla, Koko. The 46-year-old gorilla, who mastered over 2,000 English words in American Sign Language, died in her sleep.

Science June 22, 2018

Grandmother Of China's First Emperor May Have Kept This Extinct Gibbon As Pet

An extinct species of gibbon was likely kept as pet by Lady Xia, grandmother of China's first emperor Qin Shihuang. What caused the extinction of this ape long before the industrial age?

Science June 22, 2018

US Natural Gas Industry Leaks Methane Higher Than Government Estimates

A study revealed U.S. natural gas industry has been emitting methane at much higher amount than what was previously estimated. The level of methane leaks calculated was enough to erode claims that natural gas is safer than using coal.

Science June 22, 2018

Air Force Certifies SpaceX Falcon Heavy Rocket, Awards $130 Million Contract

The Department of Defense certified SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy to be at the helm of an important national security space project. The military also awarded SpaceX a launch service contract amounting to $130 million.

Science June 22, 2018

Stonehenge Builders Used Pythagoras' Theorem Way Before The Philosopher’s Birth: Giants, Aliens, Other Theories On Its Origin

Several theories attempted to explain how the Stonehenge was formed. One of the most popular is the notion that aliens built the massive stone monument, while other accounts looked into giants helping humans.

Science June 22, 2018

Supermassive Stars May Have Been Born Amid Globular Clusters

Supermassive stars could have polluted stars in ancient globular clusters, scientists proposed. The new research could open new insight into how the early Universe evolved.

Science June 22, 2018

Red Nuggets Show Glimpse Into How Supermassive Black Holes Grow So Big

Supermassive black holes could possibly eat up the interstellar gas at the center of galaxies, killing off new stars before they are born and growing to their enormous size. The theory was proposed by astronomers working at NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory.

Science June 22, 2018

Rack Of Skulls Larger Than A Basketball Court Reveals Aztecs Took Human Sacrifice To The Extreme

Researchers found a giant rack of skulls in Mexico City built during the Aztec period. The discovery includes the skulls of thousands of sacrificial victims offered for the Aztec gods to feed on.

Science June 22, 2018

Albert Einstein's General Relativity Proven By Scientists By Studying A Distant Galaxy

Scientists have proven Einstein's theory of general relativity by observing a distant galaxy. This is the first time that general relativity has been proven on an astronomical scale.

Science June 21, 2018

Scientists Discover That A Rising Bedrock Could Be The Key To Saving The Ice In West Antarctica

A new study revealed that the rising bedrock in West Antarctica could balance out the loss from the melting ice sheet. Scientists used six GPS stations to discover the rate of the bedrock increase.

Science June 21, 2018

Bogong Moths Travel 600 Miles At Night With The Help Of Earth's Magnetic Field

Scientists have proven that Bogong moths use the Earth's magnetic field as a compass in navigating long-distance migrations. This ability allows the insects to find specific caves in the Australian Alps even if they have no memory of the place.

Science June 22, 2018

April The Giraffe Could Be Pregnant Again With Her Fifth Child

April The Giraffe could be pregnant for the fifth time. Zookeepers at the Animal Adventure Park gathered 30 days of her feces and will send it to another zoo’s laboratory to determine if she’s pregnant.

Science June 21, 2018

Stonehenge Builders Used Pythagoras' Theorem 2,000 Years Before He Was Born

A new book claims that the Stonehenge builders followed Pythagoras' theorem when they built it around 2500 B.C. in the United Kingdom. Greek mathematician Pythagoras was not born until 570 B.C.

Science June 21, 2018

Scientists Discover That Ötzi The Iceman Sharpened His Tools 33 Hours Before He Was Killed

A new study revealed the events that likely led up to the death of Ötzi the Iceman. Scientists also examined the tools that Ötzi the Iceman had on him during his death.

Science June 21, 2018

Cocaine Residue In Rivers Are Making Eels High

A study found that endangered European eels have been getting themselves high because of cocaine residue that ends up in the rivers. The little amount of cocaine could damage their muscles and reproductive system.

Science June 21, 2018

NASA Prepares For Robot Lunar Exploration In An Attempt To Send Humans Back To The Moon

NASA said they are now focusing on partnerships with public and private enterprises to bring humans back to the moon. The first set of lander missions is expected to launch in 2022.

Science June 22, 2018

Seattle Says Buh-Bye To Plastic Straws And Utensils: Ban Starts July 1

Seattle introduced a new law that bans restaurants from using plastics straws and eating utensils, becoming the first major U.S. city to do so. The ban comes into effect on July 1.

Science June 21, 2018

Scientists Probe Mystery Of Neanderthal Brain By Growing A Miniature Version Of It

Scientists built a mini version of the Neanderthal brain. By using CRISPR gene editing, stem cells, and ancient DNA, geneticists were able to build a little brain, which resembles that of human’s extinct close cousin.

Science June 22, 2018

Strange Form Of Matter At The Heart Of Neutron Stars May Be Just Beyond The Periodic Table

Physicists proposed that a new form of matter, one with free-flowing quarks, could be found on the outskirts of the periodic table. They said this could be the same type of matter found at the core of neutron stars.

Science June 22, 2018

Iron Age Swedes Brewed Beer For Large-Scale Mass Production

Researchers discovered new evidence that the Swedish had been making beer for large-scale productions since the Iron Age. The findings were made in Uppakra, an important economic, political, and religious center at the time.

Science June 21, 2018

Thickening Haze In Mars Is Now A ‘Planet-Encircling’ Global Dust Storm

The dust storm in Mars has engulfed almost the entire planet as haze levels reach the highest in history. The Curiosity rover is not affected by the lack of sunlight as it is powered by nuclear energy.

Science June 21, 2018

Scientists Detect Possible Missing 'Piece' Of Universe Created By The Big Bang

Aside from dark matter and the dark energy that comprised the universe, there remained to be 5 percent of what was called the 'ordinary matter.' About two-thirds of this ordinary matter was left unaccounted for until now.

Science June 21, 2018

Study Proves That The T. Rex Could Not Stick Its Tongue Out Because It Was Stuck In Its Mouth

Scientists revealed that many dinosaurs, such as the Tyrannosaurus rex, could not stick their tongues out. They examined the hyoid fossils of dinosaurs to determine this.

Science June 20, 2018

Here's What NASA Will Do To Stop Asteroids From Hitting Earth

An 18-page document released by the White House outlined five goals in protecting the Earth from asteroid crashes. One of the things that NASA will do is to enhance the asteroid detection and tracking capabilities of the United States.

Science June 21, 2018

Scientist Says That Aliens Might Hijack Stars For Energy In Order To Survive In 100 Billion Years

An astrophysicist says that aliens might try to hoard stars for energy as the universe expands. Humans could catch the aliens doing this if missing stars are located.

Science June 20, 2018

Former NASA Scientist Laments That He Was Right On Global Warming

NASA’s former climate scientist James Hansen revealed in a new interview that he lamented being right on correctly predicting global warming. He also took several world leaders to task for failed global warming policies.

Science June 20, 2018

This Technology Will Allow You To Control Robots With BrainWaves And Hand Gestures

Researchers at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory debuted a new robot control system on Wednesday, June 20. The new technology allows users to control robots using brainwaves and hand gestures.

Science June 21, 2018

Child Remains In Montana Clovis Burial Site Offer New Insights About Early Humans

A study confirmed that child bones found in Montana Clovis burial site were of the same age with other remains unearthed on the location. The place was said to be the only known burial site of the Clovis people.

Science June 20, 2018

Extinct Native American Languages Revived With Long-Lost Audio Recordings

Native Californian languages long believed to be extinct were brought back to life with a new technology called Project IRENE. Some of the audio files are now available to the public, while tribal members can request access to specific files.

Science June 21, 2018

Remains Of Men With Chopped Legs And Smashed Heads Buried In Garbage Dump Show Romans Were Brutal

Archaeologists unearthed the remains of two men believed to have suffered a horrific fate at the hands of the Romans. The skeletons were found in England, at the site of a future highway.

Science June 21, 2018

Oldest Human Fossil In Europe Is 1 Million Years Old

The homo antecessor, the oldest known human fossil in Europe, lived 1 million years ago. The species is the last known common ancestor of modern men and the Neanderthals.

Science June 20, 2018

Some People Claim That Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano Is Causing It To Rain Green Gems

Some residents in Hawaii are claiming that it is raining gems from the sky because of the volcano eruptions. Scientists confirmed that it is actually a substance found in the lava.

Science June 20, 2018

Ancient Sea Creature Named After President Obama: Here's The Simple Reason Why

A team of researchers was able to discover two new ancient sea creatures that were among the first animals to live on Earth. One of the creatures was named Obamus coronatus, after former U.S. President Barack Obama.

Science June 20, 2018

NASA Curiosity Rover Shows Mars Surface In Stunning Selfie During The ‘Worst’ Dust Storm

Curiosity rover took a series of selfies during the worst dust storm in Mars. Meanwhile, the Opportunity rover went offline as it is running out of power due to lack of sunlight.

Science June 20, 2018

Globular Clusters Not As Ancient As Previously Thought: These Star Clusters Formed About 4 Billion Years After Big Bang

Researchers used BPASS models to study binary star systems believed to be as old as their host clusters. Findings showed globular clusters could be 4 billion years younger than previously thought.

Science June 20, 2018

Nature Itself Reeks With Signs Of Global Warming

Scientists said people could see the impacts of global warming by observing how nature behaves. The untimely springs and delayed falls, the early arrivals of birds, and the unexpected blooming of wildflowers could signal the effects of rising temperature.

Science June 21, 2018

Light Pollution Linked To Decline In Insect Population: Here's How Artificial Lighting At Night Can Affect You

Light pollution has contributed to the declining population of insects. Exposure to artificial light at night has also been associated with a range of impact on human health.

Science June 19, 2018

The World’s Oldest Sumatran Orangutan Dies In Australia Zoo At 62-Years-Old

The Perth Zoo in Australia was forced to say farewell to its oldest Sumatran Orangutans, Puan. She spent a majority of her life at the zoo and has over 54 descendants living around the world.

Science June 19, 2018

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