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New Study: Streaks on Mars Might Be Sand, Not Water

New Research: Streaks on Mars Might Be Sand, Not Water

A new study casts doubt on the widespread interpretation that seasonal dark streaks on Martian dunes are caused by water. The features are known as recurring slope lineae (RSL), and in 2015 they were the cause of headlines around the world proclaiming water had been found on Mars. But findings published today in Nature Geoscience suggest that these features, appearing ... Read More »

Scientists discover first asteroid from outside our solar system

Scientists discover first asteroid from outside our solar system

The presence of an unidentified object hurtling through our solar system recently prompted a call to action from observatories throughout the world. NASA has confirmed that it’s the first object to arrive from another star – and it may be as long as a quarter mile. While the rocky asteroid, dubbed ‘Oumuamua, is definitely not piloted by aliens, it could ... Read More »

Former NASA Employee Spills Secret about UFO and Alien Conspiracy

Ex-NASA Employee Spills Secret about UFO and Alien Conspiracy

A FORMER NASA engineer has spoken publicly for the first time about some of the world’s most baffling UFO cases and conspiracy theories. For decades, conspiracy theorists have claimed that alien life has been visiting the Earth and you only need to take brief look on YouTube to see the ‘proof’. There are literally thousands of videos showing strange lights ... Read More »

NASA ‘oil painting’ image reveals a massive raging storm on Jupiter (Photo)

NASA 'oil painting' image reveals a massive raging storm on Jupiter

This color-enhanced image of a massive, raging storm in Jupiter’s northern hemisphere was captured by NASA’s Juno spacecraft during its ninth close flyby of the gas giant planet. According to NASA, the swirling storm is rotating counter-clockwise over Jupiter’s northern hemisphere. It was captured on October 24, and reveals massive bright clouds and their shadows, stretching roughly 4 to 8 ... Read More »

‘Doomsday’ Asteroid That Could Crash Into Earth (NASA)

'Doomsday' Asteroid That Could Crash Into Earth

Sad day for the four horsemen of the Apocalypse: NASA scientists say a giant asteroid won’t be hitting Earth in 2036, as earlier feared, an asteroid named Apophis will collide with the Earth, causing the extinction of human species. It was in 2004 that NASA detected asteroid Apophis. For the past thirteen years, astronomers in NASA have been observing the ... Read More »

NASA develops a viable alternative to the pneumatic tire (Video)

NASA develops a viable alternative to the pneumatic tire (Video)

NASA has developed the ‘superelastic tire’, a game changing compliant tire as a viable alternative to the pneumatic tire. This innovation, called the Superelastic Tire, was developed for future Mars missions, but is a viable alternative to pneumatic tires here on Earth. This technology represents the latest evolution of the Spring Tire which was invented by NASA Glenn and Goodyear, ... Read More »

Researchers Solve the Mystery of America’s Scuba-diving Fly

Researchers Solve the Mystery of America's Scuba-diving Fly

This little guy is an alkali fly. Unlike most winged insects, it has the very unusual habit of laying eggs and foraging beneath the surface of the salt-filled Mono Lake of Yosemite National Park. Mark Twain even wrote about this peculiar behavior in his 1872 memoir Roughing it, playfully noting: “You can hold them underwater as long as you please ... Read More »

Astronaut luckily captures meteor falling to Earth aboard space station (Video)

Astronaut luckily captures meteor falling to Earth aboard space station (Video)

An amazing time-lapse video taken by a European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut on board the International Space Station (ISS) captured what appears to be a “fireball” entering the earth’s atmosphere, along with a massive lightning show. Astronaut Paolo Nespoli posted this gif on November 16, a close-up view of time-lapse footage he’d gathered on November 5 and shared with the ... Read More »

Researcher lauds world-first ‘head transplant’ a success

Researcher lauds world-first 'head transplant' a success

The head of a dead man has been attached to the neck of another corpse in a test run for the world’s first body transplant on a living person, a controversial neurosurgeon said yesterday. The world’s first human head transplantation has been successfully performed on a corpse in China, suggesting it may be possible on a living person, Italian professor ... Read More »