Science - /contrib/science/

Sorted by: Last Added Time | Last Commented
New nickname for Pluto-explorer's next target: Ultima Thule...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/science/, /contrib/space_news
The spacecraft that explored Pluto is now headed toward a New Year's Day encounter with this mysterious object or two, 1 billion miles farther, on the fringes of our solar system.
By ceres on 2018-03-15 02:38 UTC
ADHD drugs increase brain glutamate, predict positive emotion in healthy people...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/science/
New findings offer clues about how misused drugs affect healthy brains and hint at an undiscovered link between glutamate and mood.
By viper1 on 2018-03-14 17:14 UTC
Stephen Hawking, modern cosmology's brightest star, dies aged 76...
The physicist and author of A Brief History of Time has died, a family member has said
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-14 04:01 UTC
Video Reportedly Shows Navy Jet's Encounter With a UFO...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/science/, /contrib/ufo
Luis Elizondo, who is the former head of that program and who now serves as director of global security for TTSAAS told CNN that, this video and the other Pentagon footage of unidentified aerial phenomena released last year are just the “tip of the iceberg.”
By ceres on 2018-03-13 16:56 UTC
16 exoplanets found huddled around 12 lightweight stars...
One of the 'super-Earth' finds might even have liquid water A team of astronomers have spotted 16 exoplanets, including a 'super-Earth' that might hold liquid water, hovering around 12 low mass stars hundreds of light years away from the S
By ceres on 2018-03-13 16:54 UTC
"Near-Lightless World of the Outer Solar System" --Astronomers Propose to Retool NASA's New Horizons Mission as a Space Telescope...
A maverick group of astronomers is proposing to radically reshape one of NASA's most successful missions in the modern era, the New Horizons probe that flew by Pluto in 2015 and is now continuing its voyage into the depths of...
By ceres on 2018-03-13 16:53 UTC
Scientists Believe 'Super-Earth' Found Among 15 Exoplanets Might Hold Liquid Water...
New research has confirmed the presence of 15 exoplanets orbiting smaller, cooler red dwarf stars. These include three so-called "super-Earths," one of which is believed to have a key ingredient for life liquid water. In two studies recently publi
By ceres on 2018-03-13 16:53 UTC
New exoplanet found 200 light years from Earth could have liquid water...
The exoplanet is about 1.6 times the size of Earth and is in its star's Goldilocks zone so this makes it habitable and just the right size to harbor life.
By ceres on 2018-03-13 16:52 UTC
Footage of mysterious object above ocean stuns military personnel...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/science/, /contrib/ufo
Newly-released video of a mysterious object streaking over the Atlantic Ocean shows the Pentagon needs to take UFOs seriously, a researcher says. The sensational two-minute clip captured by a camera aboard a US Navy F/A 18 jet flying at 25,000 feet wowed
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-12 16:18 UTC
'Citizen scientists' track radiation seven years after Fukushima...
Beneath the elegant curves of the roof on the Seirinji Buddhist temple in Japan's Fukushima region hangs an unlikely adornment: a Geiger counter collecting real-time radiation readings.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-11 19:22 UTC
Elon Musk: Mars rocket will fly 'short flights' next year...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/science/, /contrib/space_news
Musk gave an ambitious deadline for flying SpaceX's BFR from a stage at SXSW.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-11 18:58 UTC
"What The F*ck Is That Thing?": Mysterious Object Zooming Over Atlantic Ocean Stuns U.S. Navy Pilots (VIDEO)...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/science/, /contrib/ufo
Footage from 2015 of a mysterious object flying over the Atlantic Ocean was revealed this week. "The sensational two-minute clip, shot on an infra-red camera, captures the moment military personnel aboard a US Navy F/A 18 jet flying at 25,000 feet spo
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-11 18:52 UTC
Bones found in 1940 seem to be Amelia Earhart's, study says...
Bones found in 1940 on a western Pacific Ocean island were quite likely to be remains from famed aviator Amelia Earhart, a new analysis concludes.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-08 20:43 UTC
This Solar System Has Been Hiding Three "Super-Earths" in It...
What a surprise.
By ceres on 2018-03-08 17:03 UTC
You Are Here: Earth Blazes Bright in Photo from Kepler Planet-Hunting Spacecraft...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/science/, /contrib/space_news
This is what Earth looks like through a planet-hunter's eyes.
By ceres on 2018-03-08 17:02 UTC
This photo of Mars is so bizarre you'll probably think it's fake...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/science/
NASA has made a habit of delivering stunning photos of many of the planets in our Solar System, including Saturn, Jupiter, and of course Mars. Sometimes the group captures an image that looks so su...
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-07 17:05 UTC
NASA spots mysterious boulder piles on Mars...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/science/
NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter got a good look at a fascinating field of rocks laid out in piles at regular intervals.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-06 18:51 UTC
Genes for age-linked brain deterioration identified...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/science/, /contrib/aging
A group of genes and genetic switches involved in age-related brain deterioration have been identified. The research found that changes to one of these genes, called Dbx2, could prematurely age brain stem cells, causing them to grow more slowly.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-05 16:13 UTC
Earth's Largest Family Tree Reveals "Genetics Only a Small Part of How Long You Live"...
Computational biologist Yaniv Erlich of Columbia University in New York City and his colleagues have used crowdsourced data to make a family tree that links 13 million people. The ancestry chart, described today in Science1, is believed to be the...
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-05 16:12 UTC
Ancient carbon discovered coming from Arctic soil...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/science/
Scientists on Tuesday published new evidence that old or even ancient carbon, pulled out of the atmosphere and stored in the bodies of plants hundreds or thousands of years ago, is being set loose again from soils in the Arctic region.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-03 14:23 UTC
  • Need an account?  
    or