YOU will know when you are dead as your brain continues to live on for a while after your heart stops beating, according to shocking research.
THE April Pink Moon will peak in brightness tomorrow afternoon as the fourth Full Moon of the year – but what are the other Full Moon names in 2019?
ASTRONOMERS will be treated to the spectacular Pink Moon tomorrow as it rises and lights up the night with its luminous glow – make sure you do not miss it.
NASA has released an extraordinary photo of the UK taken by astronauts on the International Space Station .
A SUPER-EARTH could be orbiting Proxima Centauri, the nearest star to our sun, giving a significant boost in the search for alien life, space scientists have announced.
IN a breakthrough uncannily similar to Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein a team of scientists has successfully brought pig brains back to life, just four hours after death.
APRIL’S Full Moon will loom in the skies on Good Friday. So exactly when can we expect to see the April Pink Moon?
A SMALL object from a different solar system hit Earth five years ago, and it could explain how life on our planet began.
NOTRE Dame could be rebuilt EXACTLY how it was before the great fire which engulfed the cathedral thanks to precision laser scanning carried out several years ago.
CLIMATE change protests are raging in more than 80 cities across 33 countries, causing one leading UK institution to declare a state of emergency.
NASA astronomers have warned the US space agency has very “limited choices” in its arsenal when protecting the Earth from rogue asteroids.
AN ASTEROID barrelling towards the Earth at breakneck speeds of more than 12,500mph will skim the Earth from a distance closer than the Moon, NASA’s asteroid trackers have found.
THIS is the hilarious moment NASA mice onboard the International Space Station fight against the perils of a low gravity environment.
METEORITE strikes are causing water to be fired up from the Moon according to a groundbreaking new study by NASA, which could potentially assist human colonisation.
AN alien lake district has been discovered on Saturn’s moon Titan, further fuelling hopes of finding “extraordinary” life forms in our solar system, it has been announced.
MAPPING the Milky Way is one step closer to reality after astronomers successfully charted a mysterious star-forming area of our galaxy, space scientists have announced.
STONEHENGE’S purpose has perplexed people for millennia. But groundbreaking new research has revealed the the ancient race responsible for the mysterious stone structures.
AN ASTEROID destroying Earth is “inevitable” according to the head of an organisation which hopes to make the first ‘space nation’.
WORMHOLE travel IS possible, according to one researcher, but that does not mean it would be practical to travel through them.
APRIL’S Pink Moon arrives this week. So what is the best way to watch the April Pink Moon rise this Friday?
WORMHOLES – tunnels in curved space-time acting as shortcuts between distant points – not only exist, but could allow future interstellar travel, a Harvard physicist has proposed.
SCIENTISTS have given a new lease of life to the place suspected to have hosted Jesus Christ’s ‘Last Supper’.
THE April Pink Moon is just four days away from gracing the night skies with its brilliant glow – but why is the Full Moon called Pink?
THE Pink Moon will rise once again this week in the afternoon hours of Friday – but will the April Full Moon actually turn pink in the night skies?
POWERFUL tectonic activity at Yellowstone volcano is responsible for historic eruptions and caldera-forming blasts – but what does this mean for the future of Yellowstone eruptions?
NASA’S scientists have found proof to suggest surface waters on the Moon have been hidden in plain sight for decades, according to a shocking lunar meteor impact study.
SCIENTISTS have raised hope there could be life on Mars after fossilised bacteria was found in a meteorite from the Red Planet.
NASA has discovered an Earth-sized planet 53 light years from our solar system which scientist say could be habitable for humans.
SPACEX has lost the central core of its Falcon Heavy after it accidentally fell into the ocean, according to reports.
GLOBAL WARMING may bring back some of the world’s deadliest diseases after the coldest place on earth has started to melt, scientists have warned.
A trio of bald eagles is successfully raising eaglets in the backwaters of the Upper Mississippi River in Illinois.
STRATOLAUNCH, the world’s largest plane by wingspan, has taken its first test flight, in a significant step for space exploration.
SPACEX successfully launched its Falcon Heavy into space for only the second time last week – a historic feat made all the more remarkable with the release of incredible photos.
Egyptian officials unveiled a stunning discovery over the weekend: a 4,000-year-old tomb of a dignitary bedazzled in colorful paintings and inscriptions.
Workers preparing to lay new water pipes have discovered a gruesome ancient burial site in the U.K.
A new research study suggests that human brains could be merged with technology significantly sooner than many expect, perhaps “within decades.”
Stargazers are going to appreciate these April showers.
HUMANITY could be on the brink of connecting our brains to ‘The Cloud’ which would give us instant access to the internet using only our thoughts, scientists have claimed.
Winter is not coming to the northern hemisphere — and we have our planet’s tilt to thank.
The realization that giant sea spiders have Swiss cheese-like holes in their exoskeletons has shed light on a decades-old mystery about how underwater creatures living in the polar oceans and deep abysses got so spookily huge.
NASA’s Curiosity rover is drilling into the Red Planet to collect samples of Martian clay, which scientists believed formed in the presence of water – but could this also help find life on Mars?
It’s been well-established that Leonardo da Vinci, one of the greatest inventors, painters and sculptors in recorded history, was left-handed. But a new analysis of the famed da Vinci’s works indicates he was ambidextrous.
A DEEP solar minimum is set to bring a prolonged period of colder temperatures across the globe, NASA has predicted.
ROGUE asteroids and dangerous comets zip past the Earth on a daily basis and some are large enough to cause “global” cataclysm on impact, a NASA scientist has shockingly claimed.
Today’s weather forecast on the sun calls for a high of 10,000 degrees Fahrenheit (5,500 degrees Celsius), constant supersonic wind , mysterious eruptions of giant lava-lamp-blobs and, oh yes, light rain.
SCIENTISTS have created the world’s first 3D printed heart with cells and blood vessels which can be transplanted into a human.
AN ARTIFICIAL intelligence algorithm designed to interpret images and video has beaten human scientists at mapping active neurons in the brain, a shocking new study has claimed.
EARTH DAY 2019 is just around the corner as concerned environmentalists around the globe prepare for the annual awareness campaign – but when is Earth Day 2019 and what is this year’s theme?
AN ASTEROID will swing past the Earth dangerously close this week as NASA’s asteroid trackers shockingly predict it will flyby closer than the Moon.
A MYSTERIOUS race of invaders who embarked on a “genocidal” killing spree after arriving in Europe thousands of years ago, changing the continent forever, were probably motivated by a desire for vengeance, an archaeologist has said.
BRIAN COX admitted during a question and answer session he is absolutely terrified of the prospect that an alien race inhabits our universe somewhere.
The president of Seychelles chose the ocean’s depths to deliver an urgent message about protecting the world’s oceans.
A minor planet discovered in our solar system over a decade ago remains nameless as the astronomers who made the revelation are now turning to the public for help.
YELLOWSTONE volcano has a “pressure cooker” system below the surface that poses a “hazard” today as it is overdue an explosion, a USGS scientist claimed.
REMARKABLE images provided by NASA appear to prove life on Mars, according to one stunned amateur astronomer.
NASA is teaming up with SpaceX to launch one of its most daring missions to save the world from an apocalyptic wipeout.
Katie Bouman became an overnight celebrity after a viral photo circulated the internet following her work that helped lead to the first image of a black hole Wednesday and then the internet trolls tried to discredit her.
Experts from the University of Pennsylvania and Harvard have scanned declassified Cold War-era images from U2 spy planes to reveal ancient structures across the Middle East.
An alligator was recently spotted taking a dip and catching some rays near Panama City Beach, Fla.
Scientists in Louisiana reached new depths in their research in February when they sent three dead alligators plummeting to the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico.
‘A SNOWBALL of small errors’ resulted in Israel’s Beresheet space craft crash-landing into the surface of the moon, a team of film-makers behind a documentary about the pioneering mission have concluded.
An 8-foot alligator tried to sneak into a Florida resident’s back porch early Friday morning, police said.
Five new species of frogs were recently discovered in the rain forests of Madagascar, all of them so small they could easily fit on the tip of your finger.
THE world’s most powerful rocket, SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy, launched its first commercial mission on Thursday from Florida, offering a massive boost to both billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk’s space company and hopes of the colonisation of Mars.
Astronaut Scott Kelly made history in 2016 when he became the first American to spend 12 consecutive months in space after an epic 340-day stint on the International Space Station.
Israel’s Beresheet spacecraft snapped a stunning picture of the Moon moments before it crashed into the lunar surface Thursday.
NASA announced Thursday that it had awarded a contract to SpaceX, the space exploration company led by Musk, to help it with asteroid deflection via its Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) mission.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Black holes are cosmic prisons, where nothing escapes, not light or even data. But lots did come out of Wednesday’s first image of the shadowy edge of a supermassive black hole. Here are four things we learned:
A hazardous “time bomb” of radioactive fallout from nuclear meltdowns and weapons testing is waiting to go off around the world.
First, your insides are strung out like hot mozzarella, before you’re yanked into all-encompassing darkness that swallows you whole.
NASA admitted the US flags planted on the lunar surface during the moon landings have probably disintegrated now.
AN ASTEROID falling through space at breakneck speeds of more than 26,500mph will shoot past Earth later tonight almost as close as the Moon, NASA’s asteroid trackers have found.
ASTRONOMERS who revealed the world’s first ever photo of a distant black hole now have a name to go with the monumental scientific discovery – black hole Powehi.
SPACEX completed an incredible triple landing of its reusable Falcon Heavy rocket last night – watch the breathtaking SpaceX landing video here.
ANTARCTICA researchers were left stunned when they uncovered a bizarre mutant creature on the seabed more than 1000 metres below the surface.
NASA has released the findings of a landmark investigation into the impact of space travel on humans, which one scientist described as the “most comprehensive view that we’ve ever had”.
BRIAN COX claimed it is possible to time travel into the future and revealed even he had tried it once during a question and answer session.
MONKEYS have controversially been implanted with human brain genes to see if their memories and reaction speeds would improve.
A group of lifeguards and surfers had to carry a baby great white shark on a surfboard in order to save it from being trapped in a rocky area of the South African coast.
Israel’s Beresheet spacecraft has failed in its audacious attempt to make a Moon landing.
ISRAEL’S Beresheet space probe has crashed into the surface of the moon, the country’s space agency has said in a tweet.
The incredible first ever image of a black hole proves the power of science, according to former NASA astronaut Mike Massimino.
A NEW species of human has been discovered to have once existed in the Philippines, throwing the human lineage on its head.
Israel’s Beresheet spacecraft is set to make its historic Moon landing Thursday.
THE world’s first image of a distant black hole was revealed yesterday after two years of gruelling research but it might not be as long before we see the black hole at the heart of the Milky Way, as an astronomer has revealed.
Archaeologists and Cherokee scholars have teamed up to decode a set of mysterious tribal inscriptions written in an Alabama cave.
CONTROVERSIAL medical history has been made as the first baby with THREE parents has been born.
YELLOWSTONE volcano is overdue an eruption that occurs every 10,000 years that will be a “big deal” for the park and its surrounding areas if it was to occur, it was claimed by a USGS scientist during a lecture.
ISRAEL is to make space history today by becoming the first nation to land a privately funded spacecraft on the Moon.
NASA has accepted a five-year challenge to send its astronauts back to the Moon by the year 2024, NASA’s chief administrator has boldly announced.
ASTRONOMERS using NASA’s Chandra X-Ray Observatory have recorded the deepest musical “note” in the universe and its astonishing source was found to be a black hole 250 million light-years from Earth.
Deep in the heart of alien worlds, crystals form under pressures up to 40 million times more intense than the atmospheric pressure on Earth, and as much as 10 times more intense than the pressure in our planet’s core.
Katie Bouman reacted modestly to her sudden celebrity status this week, but the scientist whose graduate school work helped lead to the first real image of a black hole Wednesday, is getting her due.
STUNNED researchers are trying to understand why methane discovered by NASA’s Curiosity Rover they had hoped to study has suddenly disappeared from Mars.
SCIENTISTS have developed a machine capable of predicting the future in a development which could prove to be pivotal in the rapidly advancing field of artificial intelligence.
A UK-based scientist has said he is confident he and his colleagues will sole the riddle of fluctuating methane levels on Mars which could be tell-tale signs of life on the Red Planet.
Fossil bones and teeth belonging to at least three individuals found in a cave in the Philippines have revealed a new species of human that walked the earth nearly 50,000 years ago, researchers say.
A 32-year-old photographer was able to capture incredible images of a great white shark charging his shark cage off Neptune Islands in South Australia.
ELON MUSK has warned the rise of artificial intelligence could bring with it an “immortal dictator” and even more chillingly, that they do not “have to be evil to destroy humanity”.
Emissions rising at their current rates will result in almost all of the glaciers in the Alps melting by the end of the century.