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Space Oops: Researchers Find Mysterious Star’s Behavior Not Attributed to Aliens

A recent researcher paper released states that natural causes - not alien life forms - are to blame with the mysterious activity around KIC 8462852 - a star in the Cygnus constellation roughly 1,480 light years from Earth. Through a 100-day observation, researchers saw periodic mysterious abnormalities, blocks in vision, and even irregularly shapes "floating" in front of the star. [...]

By |2018-01-16T16:13:37-05:00May 11th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Canadian Teen Uses Google Maps to Discover Ancient Mayan Site

15-year-old William Gadoury first became obsessed with the Mayans in 2012 when the a frenzy of content circulated around an ancient prophecy attributed to the primitive civilization that said the world would end on the Dec. 12 of that year. (It didn't). Regardless, Gadoury's obsession continued and focused eventually into a study of Mayan constellations. Through [...]

By |2018-01-16T16:13:37-05:00May 11th, 2016|News|0 Comments

NASA Ready to Make a Huge Announcement Today at 1PM EST – WATCH HERE

NASA will host a news teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT Tuesday, May 10 to announce the latest discoveries made by its planet-hunting mission, the Kepler Space Telescope. Kepler is a space observatory launched by NASA in 2009 with the express purpose of discovering Earth-size planets orbiting other stars. A number of participants will be involved in [...]

By |2016-05-10T17:01:29-04:00May 10th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Scientists Just Found Oxygen on Mars

NASA has announced the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) flying observatory has detected atomic oxygen in the upper layers of atmosphere of Mars. The discover comes nearly 40 years after the first observation of the Red Planet's atmosphere. According to NASA, atomic oxygen affects how other gases escape Mars and therefore has a significant [...]

By |2016-05-10T16:42:42-04:00May 10th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Researchers Discover Glowing Jellyfish Deep in the Mariana Trench

Deep sea researchers investigating the depths of the Mariana Trench made a remarkable discovery four days ago. The glowing red and yellow jellyfish with apparent tentacles. Researchers said this type of jellyfish has  never been seen before. The researchers, who were traveling aboard the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) research vessel Okeanos Explorer, captured the above [...]

By |2018-01-16T16:13:38-05:00May 3rd, 2016|News|0 Comments

MIT Scientists Find Three Potentially Habitable Planets

An international team of astronomers from MIT have found three planets that are remarkably similar to Earth - and could sustain life. It's good news for those interested in finding life outside planet Earth. The newly discovered planets are roughly the same size and temperature of Earth and Venus, so they are being labeled as "the best [...]

By |2018-01-16T16:13:38-05:00May 3rd, 2016|News|0 Comments

Large Hadron Collider Brought Down by Small Beech Marten

CERN confirmed in a press release today that a small Beech Marten, an animal that weighs no more than five pounds at the most, was the cause of a power outage that led to the shutdown of the Large Hadron Collider in Geneva, Switzerland. The Beech Martin found its way into a large, open-air electrical [...]

By |2018-01-16T16:13:38-05:00May 3rd, 2016|News|0 Comments

5 Creepy Science Experiments You'll Never Believe Actually Happened

When it comes to science experiments, it’s Halloween 24/7. Up your spook IQ with five 100-percent real creepy science experiments that have us a little more than freaked out. They’re a scream, that’s for sure. Can you say “awesome”?! Geneticists have created a real-life fountain of youth.

By |2018-01-16T16:13:52-05:00October 30th, 2015|Featured, Lists, STEM - Science|2 Comments

Do Your Dreams Actually Mean Something or Are They Just Nonsense?

Dreams are thoughts you have during REM (Rapid Eye Movement). I take my dreams as blessings, because to me they are ideas. Creative ideas for a script or story, or even a poem. But do your dreams actually mean something or just nonsense? While you may be aware that your dream manifests from whatever is [...]

By |2018-01-16T16:14:03-05:00July 31st, 2015|Featured, News, Real World, STEM - Science|0 Comments