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NASA's Mars InSight Lander Discovers Mysterious Magnetic Pulses, Scientists Baffled

5 hours 7 min ago
NASA's Mars Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) lander has detected mysterious magnetic pulses on the Red planet. However, the cause of the pulsation is currently unknown. The information was ...

North America is losing its birds – 3 billion have disappeared in the last 50 years

5 hours 16 min ago
After examining decades of data, a new study has found that the bird population in North America has fallen by 29 per cent since 1970. In nearly 50 years, over 3 billion individual birds have disappeared. Birds contribute to dispersal of seeds and hunt insects, ...

Venus Was Once Potentially Habitable: Earth's Twin Had Liquid Water, Stable Temperatures For 3 Billion Years

7 hours 56 min ago
Planet Venus is not the best world to search for extraterrestrial life. It has a toxic atmosphere 90 times thicker than Earth's and its surface temperatures are hot enough to melt lead. Oceans On Venus. A new study, however, suggests that once, the Earth's twin ...

A Massive Asteroid Collision Once Caused Earth To Cool And Enter An Ice Age. Can We Replicate It?

8 hours 6 min ago
This is an illustration of the giant asteroid collision in outer space that produced the dust that led to an ice age on Earth. Don Davis, Southwest Research Institute. The evolution of life on Earth sometimes depends on astronomical events. We know this from the ...

Continents Buried Deep Down Earth's Crust Are As Old As Our Planet

8 hours 26 min ago
The mysterious masses of rocks as large as continents found hundreds of miles below the crust could be as old as the Earth itself. Scientists previously thought that these buried continents were from subducted oceanic plates.

Scientists reconstruct face of another human ancestor

9 hours 38 min ago
Archeologists only learned of the Denisovans' existence in 2010, when they found the first fossil, an 80,000-year-old pinky bone fragment, in Siberia's Denisova Cave. David Gokhman said their team produced reconstructions of these ancient relatives over a ...

Israel scientists unveil appearance of ancient human relative

10 hours 25 min ago
The mission was challenging, according to Professor Liran Carmel, one of two scientists leading the study. However, this scientist had for the first time to recreate the look Denisovsky person. "It is very hard to start from DNA sequences and end up with an ...

There's a Huge Sale On Kids' Electric Toothbrushes Happening Right Now

10 hours 47 min ago
If you want clean breath and healthy teeth, you need an electric toothbrush. And if you want your children to learn good brushing habits early, arm with a great kids' electric toothbrush. It's possible to brush your teeth effectively with a manual toothbrush.

Asteroid dust could fix global warming, scientists say

Sat, 09/21/2019 - 22:04
WASHINGTON — A group of Swedish researchers believe that a cataclysmic asteroid collision from hundreds of millions of years ago could have the answers to solving climate change. The international study examines the aftermath after a huge asteroid was ...

Strange magnetic pulses that happen at midnight detected on Mars

Sat, 09/21/2019 - 22:01
NASA's Insight Lander, a robot designed to study the deep insides of Mars, taking its vital signs, has sent back a wealth of information. Within the preliminary findings is evidence of a strange magnetic pulse some times emanating from the planet precisely at ...

CHARLES HARRIS: We're ready to answer any questions about our church

Sat, 09/21/2019 - 21:31
I would like to write a short note to you and welcome you to our worship services with the Beattie Road Church of Christ. It would be an honor to have you with us. I truly mean that, and I trust that you will indeed find a warm welcome from this church. There are ...

NASA develops autonomous drill to search for life beneath the surface of Mars

Sat, 09/21/2019 - 21:15
One of the challenges of investigating Mars is how to get beneath the planet's surface. Current projects like the Insight lander come equipped with a drill for placing probes into the Martian rock, but earlier this year Insight's drill became stuck in the soil and ...

Was hellish hothouse Venus once a temperate planet covered in water?

Sat, 09/21/2019 - 19:41
It sounds outlandish, but according to new research, the scorching planet of Venus could once have been habitable. The average surface temperature on Venus today is 863 degrees Fahrenheit (462 degrees Celsius) but a study presented at the EPSC-DPS ...

Feast your eyes on this 'dead' nearby galaxy, thanks to Hubble

Sat, 09/21/2019 - 19:07
Galaxies come in all shapes and sizes, and the galaxies most pleasing to the eye are always in the most recognizable shapes. Dramatic spirals with outstretched arms, bursting with newborn stars are always a jaw-dropping sight, after all. Messier 110 is most ...

Elon Musk's upcoming Starship presentation to mark 12 months of rapid progress

Sat, 09/21/2019 - 18:09
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk is set to provide a highly anticipated update on the company's Starship program on September 28th from Boca Chica, Texas. The presentation is expected to take place in front of the first nearly completed Starship prototype – capping ...

Mystery magnetic pulses on Mars leave scientists baffled as red planet emits 'midnight energy'

Sat, 09/21/2019 - 16:18
SCIENTISTS studying Mars have been left stumped after detecting a series of mystery magnetic pulses on the planet's surface. Since 2018, Nasa's cutting-edge InSight capsule has been using a so-called seismometer to study the core of the red planet in ...

A viral video that sparked theories of a Chinese Loch Ness Monster turned out to show a big piece of discarded rubber

Sat, 09/21/2019 - 16:10
Viral footage of an object moving snake-like through China'a Yangtze River theories that a mysterious monster was living in the water. The video was shared millions of times on Chinese social media sites, and sparked the hashtag ...

NASA news: Hubble telescope snaps 'not-so-dead' galaxy 2.6 million light-years from Earth

Sat, 09/21/2019 - 15:03
NASA's photo of Messier 110 reveals bright pockets of young stars in a galaxy otherwise believed to be inactive. The Hubble Telescope photo was snapped from an incredible distance of 2.6 million light-years or 15,813,502,000,000,000,000 miles from Earth.

Space Photos of the Week: Cassini's Sojourn Around Saturn

Sat, 09/21/2019 - 15:00
Raw black and white photos can often show off more features of a planet than true color, and in 2012, Cassini captured this stunning photo of Saturn and its rings. If you peek above the angled rings you can see some wave-like storms in the atmosphere, but ...

Why 'The Blob' can be a real terror for marine life

Sat, 09/21/2019 - 14:51
The blob is back -- and no, we aren't talking about the cult classic horror movie. Although this blob can be quite horrific, especially for our marine life. As The Weather Network's Kelly Sonnenburg describes, the blob is a warmer-than-normal area of water ...

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