(K.M. Chaudhry/AP) At the close of the Apollo age, a year before the final moonwalk in 1972, a NASA researcher argued that vast tunnels lie beneath the lunar surface. There was good reason to think so. Lava from ancient volcanoes might have bored miles-long voids beneath the moon’s surface, just as volcanoes carved out the Kaumana lava tubes in Hawaii. What a sight a […]
x Embed x Share CLOSE We may have to rethink the entire history of mankind after german scientists discovered 9.7-million-year-old teeth. Buzz60 The tooth is no longer white. Instead it has an amber shine.(Photo: Deutsche Welle) The great ape teeth found in Eppelsheim last year could topple the understanding of our earliest history. Herbert Lutz, […]
Nearly 200 people across the Northeast reported seeing a bright object streak across the sky. The American Meteor Society says the flash of light that was spotted on Wednesday afternoon in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Maryland and Delaware was a very bright meteor. The sighting comes as astronomers […]
This weekend will be one of the best in 2017 for kicking back and watching the stars. The annual Orionid meteor shower is forecast to hit its peak in the early hours of Sunday morning; here’s everything you need to know to make the most of it. The meteor shower is caused by particles that […]
A new study finds that the fear of spiders and snakes actually stems from our ancestors. We likely developed these fears as a result of our ancestors’ coexistence with them for millions of years.
Fear Of Spiders And Snakes
Over a third of both the children and adult population have a strong dislike […]
NASA astronaut Joe Acaba working on the robotic Canadarm2 on October 20, 2017. Photo Credit: NASA TV International Space Station Expedition 53 astronauts Randy Bresnik and Joe Acaba stepped outside for the third spacewalk this month dedicated toward outpost maintenance activities. U.S. Extravehicular activity (EVA) 46 lasted 6 hours, 49 minutes. It started at 7:47 […]
Over the next several days, you may get a chance to glimpse a “shooting star” in the predawn hours, as the Orionid meteor shower will be at its peak.
This meteor display is spawned by the debris shed by Halley’s Comet, and if you spot one of these meteors,there’s a good chance that […]
SEA GIRT, N.J. — Nearly 200 people across the Northeast reported seeing a bright object streak across the sky. The American Meteor Society says the flash of light that was spotted on Wednesday afternoon in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Maryland and Delaware was a fireball. A fireball is […]
Gitanjali Rao, 11, says she was appalled by the drinking water crisis in Flint, Mich. — so she designed a device to test for lead faster. She was named “America’s Top Young Scientist” on Tuesday at the 3M Innovation Center in St. Paul, Minn. Andy King/Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge hide caption toggle caption […]