Thursday, December 14, 2017

Police dashcam captures fireball in the sky

In a matter of seconds, a fireball streaked across the skies over New Jersey on Dec. 2. During the event, a police dashcam caught...

Remember Thornton's triceratops, “Tiny?” Turns out he's a another dinosaur entirely.

It turns out the Thornton triceratops, which was discovered on a construction site in August and nicknamed “Tiny” by school children, isn’t actually...

Elon Musk, ever the merry prankster, plans to launch a Tesla...

An artist's rendering of what a Falcon Heavy rocket launch would look like. (SpaceX.)Shortly after he founded SpaceX, Elon Musk paraded a mock-up...

Amber-Trapped Tick Suggests Ancient Bloodsuckers Feasted On Feathered Dinosaurs

Enlarge this image A tick grasping a dinosaur...

Binary Star System May Actually Be a Pair of Orbiting Supermassive...

Image: X-ray: NASA/CXC/Univ. of Washington/T.Dorn-Wallenstein et al.; Optical: NASA/ESA/J. Dalcanton, et al. & R. GendlerOops! Andromeda, our closest galactic neighbor, sits a measly...

Trump directs NASA to return to the moon before aiming at...

President Donald Trump signed his administration's first space policy directive yesterday (Dec. 11), which formally directs NASA to focus on returning humans to...

This visitor from beyond our solar system will be probed for...

An artist's impression of 'Oumuamua. (M. Kornmesser/European Southern Observatory/AFP)Our solar system has a visitor. It's cylindrical, dark and reddish, a quarter-mile long. The object...

Oddball Object Tumbling among the Stars Could Disrupt Planetary Science

Our solar system’s first-known visitor from another star, the recently discovered object called ‘Oumuamua, could be a bonanza for researchers. With only a...

The Story of Human Migration Out of Africa Just Got Rewritten

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)--sm Mt(0.8em)--sm" type="text" content="For anyone trying to trace the roots of the human family tree, it would have been...

Scientists DNA tested nine 'yeti' samples. They didn't find Bigfoot.

By Ben Guarino, The Washington Post The yeti, or abominable snowman, is one of the most sought-after animals that does not exist. A long...

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