NASA’s Assistant Director of Science Michelle Thaller shockingly revealed how an unknown matter called “dark energy” could create an event known as the “Big Rip”, sparking the end of the universe.
ADVANCED alien lifeforms living in the depths of space are most likely a blend of organic bodies and cutting edge technology, a famous TV scientist has claimed.
YELLOWSTONE volcano has the power to instantly consume entire mountain ranges at once, scientists have revealed after studying the power of Yellowstone’s past eruptions.
INCREASING numbers of big employers, including Microsoft and Facebook are recruiting robots to positions within their companies, a new survey has revealed, amid claims artificial intelligence will replace 40 percent of jobs in the next 15 years.
THE ‘RemoveDEBRIS’ satellite launched to protect the Earth from almost 8,000 tonnes of hazardous space junk orbiting the planet at speeds of 30,000 mph has successfully deployed its pioneering, British-built on-board harpoon system for the first time.
CLIMATE change and the effects of global warming will cost the world economy more than £460trillion in damage, an environmental activist and book author has shockingly warned.
A COLOSSAL asteroid hurtling through space at nearly 20,000mph will approach the Earth incredibly close today, NASA’s asteroid trackers have revealed.
NASA bid farewell to its Mars Opportunity Rover 15 years after the robotic explorer was expected to die. Here are the most touching messages and words of encouragement from around the world.
A MONSTROUS asteroid bigger than the iconic Eiffel Tower in Paris, France, is barreling towards a potential collision date with Earth in April, NASA’s asteroid trackers have revealed.
ARTIFICIAL Intelligence is now “self-aware”, following a historic breakthrough by Columbia University’s Creative Machines Lab.
NASA has said goodbye to its Mars Opportunity rover nearly 16 years after the robotic explorer blasted from Earth towards Mars – but what was the last message Opportunity beamed to NASA before it was lost to a Martian dust storm?
Skygazers will be treated to the “super snow moon,” on Feb. 19, the largest supermoon of 2019.
In November 2016, astronomers watched a young star some 1,500 light-years away from Earth belch out an explosion of plasma and radiation that was roughly 10 billion times more powerful than any flare ever seen leaving Earth’s sun. This sudden stellar eruption may be the most luminous known flare ever released by a young star — and…
An audacious attempt to find explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton’s ship Endurance has been called off after the expedition team lost an undersea drone beneath Antarctic ice.
“Our wish is to fly this year,” NASA official Thomas Zurbuchen said at the surprise announcement of a new Moon mission overnight. “We want to incentive speed … We want to start taking shots on goal.”
Bones recently found in a Siberian cave have given researchers a new glimpse into the timeline of an extinct human species. The species – known as Denisovans – at one time lived alongside Neanderthals in the same cave, the evidence showed.
HUNDREDS of marks have been found in a British cave, centuries after they were placed there to stop witches and evil spirits rising from the underworld, researchers have claimed.
TURKEY was struck by a 5.8 magnitude, 50-day earthquake that remarkably nobody felt, new research has revealed.
THE US climate will become unrecognisable in just a matter of decades, scientists have warned.
NASA has announced the Opportunity rover’s Mars mission is finally over. So why can’t NASA’s other Mars rover Curiosity rescue it?
NASA will survey the skies with a new telescope dedicated to understanding the Universe’s origins, it has been announced.
About 2.1 billion years ago, a blob-like creature inched along on an early Earth.
THE Valentine’s Day Comet, Comet Iwamoto, will dash across the starlit skies tonight, as it crosses path with Galaxy NGC 2903. Find out how you can watch the incredible spectacle of astronomy.
OUMUAMUA is the first interstellar object to arrive in our solar system. And the mysterious cigar-shaped object could be alien in origin, a Harvard professor has proposed.
INCREDIBLE new images of the most distant object ever explored have shocked scientists at NASA.
NASA scientists have spotted a giant crater beneath Greenland’s ice that may be the result of a massive meteorite smashing into the Earth.
The wreck of the World War II aircraft carrier USS Hornet (CV-8) has been discovered off the Solomon Islands by a research organization set up by the late billionaire Paul Allen.
NASA could discover alien life “within years”, after changing how they hunt for intelligent extraterrestrial life, top scientists have revealed.
This is the terrifying moment a diver came face-to-face with a mysterious 30 foot “sea serpent” that resembled a giant condom.
A SECOND huge meteorite crater has been discovered beneath the ice of Greenland which is evidence of a massive meteorite impact on Earth.
Stonehenge is perhaps the most famous rock structure in the world and the mystery surrounding its formation has stumped humanity for generations. Now, a new study suggests that it, along with other rock structures across Europe may have been influenced by prehistoric sailors.
SPACEX last year sent Elon Musk’s Tesla Roadster into orbit around the Sun. But scientists have calculated the stunt could result in the car crash landing back to Earth.
Click on your city, and the map will pinpoint a modern analog city that matches what your climate may be in 2080. The results are startling.
ANTARCTICA is a ticking TIME BOMB and could one day unleash a staggering 20 feet of sea level rises, scientists have warned.
Future flights to Mars will certainly be expensive.
A gorgeous image showing sand dunes on Mars was released this week by NASA.
AN ASTEROID impact simulation video reveals the hellish nightmare scenario of a major asteroid wiping out all life on Earth.
THE YELLOWSTONE volcano is being “intensely monitored” by a team of scientists and volcanologists concerned by a 400-mile-long plume of hot magma that is rising beneath the surface of the Earth.
YELLOWSTONE volcano scientists have recorded some of the hottest hydrothermal vent temperatures on the planet, following a study of the supervolcano’s incredible hot springs.
A MYSTERIOUS, bright blast was seen by Russian satellites in Earth’s atmosphere sparking frantic fears an alien invasion is looming.
CHARLES DARWIN is well known naturalist born on February 12, 1809, with today widely known as Charles Darwin Day. But where did Darwin grow up and what was he most famous for?
THREE asteroids measuring between 14ft and 232.9ft in diameter will shoot past the Earth at breakneck speeds, NASA’s asteroid trackers have revealed.
Our Milky Way galaxy will survive in its current form a bit longer than some astronomers had thought, a new study suggests.
SPACEX founder and tech billionaire Elon Musk has finally teased the cost of a round trip to Mars and back, saying the journey will cost the average homeowner the price of their property.
FEBRUARY’S Supermoon will be the largest full moon of the year, falling on February 19. Here’s how you will be able to watch the celestial wonder online.
SPACEX tested their Raptor rocket engine and it reached the power level needed for launching the Starship that Elon Musk says will take up to one hundred people to Mars.
SPACEX and Tesla founder Elon Musk blasted a mannequin wearing a spacesuit called Starman in his cherry read Tesla roadster a year ago. But where is Starman now?
A FULL Moon lit up the skies last month, but another will soon do the same. When is February’s Snow Moon?
A mountain lion made quite a splash as it chased its prey straight into a California family’s backyard pool last week.
A PECULIAR corkscrewing cloud has perplexed experts with its curious spiral shape.
A letter on God and the Constitution written by George Washington is up for sale after spending decades in a private collection.
Known as Maarten, this colobus monkey was entered into the lonely hearts column in search of a Valentine’s Day match by his keepers at Drusillas Park in East Sussex.
SPACEX is gearing up for one of the biggest human-spaceflight milestones in history as Elon Musk’s Tesla Roadster was successfully sent into orbit around the Sun. So where is the Tesla Roadster right now and can you track it?
SPACEX is vying to send mankind to Mars by 2024. So how much will Elon Musk’s SpaceX charge for a round trip to the Red Planet?
A strange spiral-shaped cloud has left experts scratching their heads.
A strange spiral-shaped cloud has left experts scratching their heads.
Virgin Galactic wants to make the world a better place by giving a lot more people some much-needed perspective.
Scientists just blasted pottery from an ancient shipwreck with a “ray gun.”
SPACEX blasted Elon Musk’s Tesla roadster into space this time last year. Here is how you can catch the historic SpaceX launch again.
FLYING taxis will soon take major cities by storm with 23,000 of the aviation automobiles filling the skies as soon as 2035, researchers have claimed.
APOCALYPSE fears have been sparked as a new report reveals insects are hurtling towards extinction, which conservation charity boss Matt Shardlow fears could impact human survival with the food chain diminishing.
SPACEX has shaken-up the space industry with its reusable rockets. Here are the key SpaceX Falcon 9 launch dates for February and beyond.
An ambitious expedition to locate explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton’s ship Endurance is closing in on the Antarctic wreck site.
SPACEX launched Elon Musk’s Tesla Roadster alongside a pilot named Starman more than a year ago. Here is the staggering journey the unusual space traveller has taken.
Rapidly declining insect populations spell catastrophe ‘for ‘the survival of mankind,’ scientists warn
A decline in insect populations happening across the planet has Earth’s ecosystems and humankind facing catastrophic consequences.
ELON Musk defied the odds exactly one year ago when he sent a cherry-red Tesla Roadster into space onboard a Falcon Heavy rocket – but were you aware of this incredible detail hidden in the SpaceX launch?
After initially thinking it looked like a reddish snowman, because of its two components, the icy object known as Ultima Thule has melted into “giant pancake” and “a dented walnut,” NASA said in a statement on Saturday.
A DECLINE in insect populations across the globe is a major “CRISIS” and it could spell the “disappearance of the foundation of life on Earth”, researchers have warned.
NASA’S New Horizons space probe snapped these incredible new pictures of the ‘snowman asteroid’ Ultima Thule, surprising astronomers with its incredibly unusual shape.
All we are is cosmic dust in the wind.
Where we live plays an enormous role in our emissions. For the Green New Deal to work, it needs to grapple with that fact.
NASA bosses have confirmed that the space agency is planning on returning humans to the moon, but this time “we will stay”.
Using neutrons, materials scientists develop a method that goes below the surface.
How the Order of the Dolphin helped establish the scientific search for aliens.
A new research center will finally quantify cannabis’ toll on the environment, as well as how existing rules affect the growers themselves.
The Kilopower reactor is tiny, and it could power the spacecraft of the future.
TWO monstrous asteroids will barrel past the planet within hours of one another tomorrow, NASA’s asteroid trackers have revealed.
ELON Musk’s Tesla Roadster and its Starman pilot risk crashing into the Earth, astronomers have warned as the SpaceX launch marks its first anniversary.
Astronomers have just found an asteroid that zips around the sun every 165 Earth days.
A BUS-SIZED asteroid will skim the planet today from a distance almost as close as the Moon, NASA’s asteroid trackers have revealed just seven days after it was first discovered.
‘APOCALYPSE’ asteroid Bennu will be visible to the naked eye in the western night sky this Valentine’s Day from 8pm.
A polar bear invasion is terrorizing Russians on a remote Arctic island with more than 50 beasts besieging one town.
NASA scientists believe they detected a tenth planet which once existed in our solar system about 3.8 billion years ago.
STARMAN has been orbiting through space for one year now, after Elon Musk’s SpaceX successfully sent a Tesla Roadster into orbit around the Sun. So where is he now?
Five watercolors attributed to Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler failed to sell at auction this weekend, possibly over fears they could be fakes.
Humans interbred with Neanderthals and Denisovans, but were there others? Paleontologists are using deep learning to find lost branches of our family tree.
Squirrel monkeys don’t see color like people. But inject their eyeballs with a genetically engineered virus, and they suddenly can perceive a new rainbow. The same trick could someday be used on color-blind people.
STATINS are an effective way of lowering cholesterol. But poor practice in the medical profession amplified by exaggerated claims are leading to people needlessly dying, an expert has claimed.
YELLOWSTONE volcano has a new ’distant relative’ brewing under the US states of Massachusetts, Vermont and New Hampshire, geologists have warned.
A rare powder horn that belonged to an African American soldier killed in the Revolutionary War has gone on display in Philadelphia.
THE ROSALIND Franklin rover will explore Mars as part of the next rover mission to the Red Planet. So why was one of the ExoMars Mars rovers named Rosalind Franklin?
THE Magnetic North is moving at an unprecedented rate and scientists are concerned it could spark a POLE REVERSAL and cause widespread tech CHAOS.
TWO gigantic asteroids travelling at a cumulative speed of 54 times the speed of sound will approach earth over the next few days.
NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope revealed new photos of Uranus, which displayed a mysterious white orb covering a large portion of the ice giant.
SPACEX has revolutionised the space race. And now the Elon Musk-owned SpaceX has designs on pushing the envelope even further with a record-breaking rocket launch target.
Freezing rain this week caused an icy spectacle to form at an orchid in Kent County, Michigan: so-called “ghost apples.”
NASA made history when they successfully put a man on the Moon. But a cabal of conspiracy theorists remain unconvinced. However an aeronautics expert has now shut-down the main Moon landing hoax claims.
One of the first Japanese battleship to be sunk by U.S. forces during World War II has been discovered in the Solomon Islands by a research organization set up by the late billionaire Paul Allen.
ZOMBIE disease is rapidly spreading across the US. And World Health Organisation experts have warned it could be transmitted to humans.
NASA is charged with exploring the depths of deep space. But its other role is arguably even more important – monitoring those asteroids with potentially apocalyptic power flying past the planet. So how often do asteroids hit the Earth?