FRACKING has been halted at the UK’s only shale gas exploration site after the Cuadrilla operation reportedly triggered the largest earthquake caused by the practice to date.
NASA is monitoring a massive asteroid which is set to flyby Earth next week – and the space agency goes so far as to describing the space rock as “potentially hazardous” to life on Earth.
YELLOWSTONE volcano has seen more than 130 earthquakes rock the park over the last month, leading to fears that the massive caldera could blow.
RUSSIA today launched a life-size humanoid robot to the International Space Station .
DARK MATTER remains the Universe’s most mysterious substance. But scientists have now proposed a new candidate for the elusive material – the hypothetical superheavy gravitino.
LOCH NESS really could harbour the mythical “Nessie” monster, despite countless attempts to find the beast in the mysterious Scottish lake, a scientist has warned.
YELLOWSTONE VOLCANO scientist Jacob Lowenstern revealed just how overdue an eruption the supervolcano is during a USGS video in 2014.
ELON MUSK offered a dire warning over the capabilities of Artificial Intelligence in which he claimed challenging experts would have “famous last words”, unearthed footage reveals.
THE ESA has a “risky plan” to save Earth from an asteroid that currently poses a threat, and it involves landing drones on the space rock.
APOPHIS, a near-Earth asteroid with a diameter of 270m, and its’ most likely year of impact with Earth is in 2068.
ALIEN microbes thriving just below the surface of Mars could explain the irregular appearance of methane gas in the Red Planet’s atmosphere, scientists have shockingly claimed.
NASA’S Hubble Space Telescope snapped this incredible picture of a galactic “jewel box” lighting up a portion of the Milky Way galaxy.
MYSTERIOUS radio signals from deep space have reached Earth, prompting some to speculate about their potential alien origin – but what does the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence Institute have to say?
SPACEX’S Starman and his cherry-red Tesla Roadster have completed their first lap around the Sun after scientists have warned of a slim chance the SpaceX car will crash back into Earth.
NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine has reaffirmed the space agency’s commitment to landing the first woman and the next man on the surface of the Moon, Mars and beyond.
ASTRONOMY enthusiasts across the globe are excited about the arrival of Orion the Hunter – the most beautiful and instantly recognisable constellation to grace the night skies.
NASA has unveiled ambitious plans to send a probe to Jupiter’s moon Europa as it moves ahead with its goal of finding alien life.
A NUCLEAR war between the US and Russia would have devastating consequences for everyone across the globe, inducing a major climate shift and plunging the planet into darkness, research has found.
ELON Musk hopes to drop nuclear bombs on Mars in order to terraform it and make it more habitable for humans, he claimed in a series of tweets.
SCIENTISTS detected a cataclysmic ripple last Wednesday, in what they believe to be the first-ever detection of a black hole eating a neutron star.
THE UK’s relationship with the European Space Agency is under scrutiny with Brexit looming, and one major concern is how Britain’s planetary defence projects will be affected.
RENEWABLE green energy could be a step closer after scientists developed an economical method to extract hydrogen from oil sands.
NASA is monitoring three huge asteroids hurtling towards earth at tens of thousands of miles per hour over the next week, one of which is almost as big as the Washington Monument.
PERPLEXING shapes in space formed from black holes could be evidence of a universe that existed before ours, scientists have claimed.
NASA has revealed ancient Mars experienced periods dominated by rainstorms and flowing water, making it far more likely alien life developed independently on the Red Planet.
BRIAN MAY is best known for being the guitarist in Queen, but the rock legend is also an astrophysicist having completed a bachelor’s degree and PhD at Imperial College London, and believes he knows how the Earth can be saved from an asteroid attack.
ASTEROID fears from SpaceX chief Elon Musk over a major asteroid striking earth has been savaged by NASA.
Death Valley could reach 120 degrees Fahrenheit as temperatures across a huge swath of the U.S. reach triple digit levels.
The mountain lion P-22, which has been spotted traveling across Los Angeles freeways and spending time in parks, has become something of a legend in California.
CHILLING footage has emerged of the European Space Agency dealing with the hypothetical imminent threat of an asteroid hurtling towards Earth.
Before the masses descend on the Nevada desert next month as part of the “Storm Area 51” event, local officials are pulling out all stops to ensure they are able to handle whatever crowds may come.
Archaeologists in South Africa have found the long-lost wreck of a Dutch merchant ship that played a crucial role in the country’s history.
‘Nuclear winter’ coming? Nuclear war between US and Russia would cause catastrophic event, study confirms
Earlier this month, the U.S. pulled out of a Reagan-era nuclear treaty with Russia after the Trump administration assessed the country was in “material breach of the treaty” and made no effort to “come back into compliance.” If there were any kind of escalation between the two countries that would result in a nuclear war, it…
NASA scientists have had an extremely rare glimpse of a phenomenon known as ‘FIRE CLOUDS’ which can produce massive thunder storms – and even flew through them.
JESUS CHRIST may have had a twin brother called Didymos Judas Thomas, which would throw the history of Christianity into doubt, according to one Bible scholar.
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk gave his approval for a plan put forth by former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich to give a $2 billion prize to the first private company to establish and run the first base on the moon.
NASA detailed their plan to use the Moon’s position to “prepare and propel” astronauts to “Mars and beyond”, and carry out even deeper space missions.
Black holes are still a mysterious force of spacetime, with the first image of one having been released just a few short months ago. Now, a new study suggests that “UFOs” are coming out of them, helping to reshape galaxies along the way.
A VIDEO showing the devastation the so-called God of Chaos asteroid Apophis could cause if it hit Earth has emerged – and it is not good news for humanity.
INDIA’S Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft has today entered lunar orbit, after executing the most complex manoeuvre on its historic manned Moon mission.
More than 11,000 waterfowl and wetland birds were killed or maimed after “baseball-sized” pieces of hail wreaked havoc over a Montana wildlife management area last weekend during a storm, state officials said Friday.
A NASA satellite has revealed curious cloud formations photographed at night from 512 miles over Earth.
ASTEROID Bennu could hit Earth at 25 MILLION kph with the power of more than 76,000 Hiroshima nuclear bombs, creating a ball of fire as big as 20 kilometres wide and major tsunamis, scientists have warned.
Neutrinos are perhaps the most underrated particles known to humankind. Physicist, smart guy and smart aleck Wolfgang Pauli first proposed their existence in 1930 as a missing puzzle piece — certain nuclear reactions had more going in than they had coming out. Pauli reasoned that something tiny and invisible had to be involved — hence, the…
BLACK HOLE has been spotted swallowing a neutron star for the first time, astronomers have announced.
NASA has revealed a rare glimpse of conditions on the surface of a rocky exoplanet orbiting a star beyond the Sun
YELLOWSTONE VOLCANO scientists Jacob Lowenstern has warned researchers are “playing games” over the next supereruption.
AN ASTEROID, ten times larger than that which landed on the Russian town of Chelyabinsk in 2013, has been simulated to strike Earth in the year 2028.
DIDYMOS, the twin asteroid, classified as potentially hazardous and posing an impact risk to earth, the city killer is now being targeted by the European Space Agency in a bid to deflect it from a possible earth bound collision course.
Humans played a much bigger role than previously thought in driving the cave bear to extinction, according to new evidence.
A COLOSSAL double asteroid is heading towards Earth, prompting astronaut intervention, it has emerged.
A woman taking an evening stroll on a beach in the United Kingdom came across a mysterious pale-blue creature she would later learn was a so-called “buoy barnacle,” an unusual and reportedly rarely-seen crustacean.
Data from NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope has given scientists a first glimpse into conditions on the surface of a rocky exoplanet beyond the solar system.
A BLACK hole approaching Earth would suck humans up, making them “like toothpaste through a tube,” a scientist chillingly warned.
A couple captured stunning images of a rare “strawberry” leopard feasting on a dead giraffe at a South African game reserve.
Plastic pollution found in the world’s oceans and the melting permafrost in the Arctic could have startling economic burdens, perhaps as much as $2.5 trillion and $70 trillion, respectively.
A black hole swallowing a neutron star has likely been detected for the first time, according to scientists.
ASTEROID or meteorite fragments falling to Earth in a blinding ball of fire were captured in footage earlier this year.
Three years after first proposing the idea, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk again wants to “nuke Mars.”
NASA’s OSIRIS-Rex mission, which is currently orbiting the massive asteroid Bennu, has faced constant danger because of the space rock’s violent activity, experts at the space agency have warned.
AN ASTEROID, dubbed the ‘God of Chaos’, which currently looks like a giant pebble hurtling through space, could one day come crashing into Earth with the power of 65,000 Hiroshima nuclear bombs.
NASA has captured an eerie and rare image of a ‘fire cloud’ caused by a wildfire in eastern Washington State.
IF AN asteroid of dinosaur-killing proportions were to hit Yellowstone volcano, it would be a double-whammy extinction event the likes of which Earth has never seen, a new video has warned.
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said that a large asteroid will eventually hit Earth and his concern is that “we currently have no defense” against it.
ELON MUSK has admitted that a devastating asteroid is coming to the planet and the Earth currently has no defence in a bone-chilling tweet.
A TRILLION tonne asteroid hurtling towards Earth became the “last bad news” for life on our planet, scientists detailed during a documentary.
The Hubble Space Telescope has spotted a “jellyfish”-like star deep in space, located in the Orion constellation.
ELON MUSK has revived his radical idea of rendering Mars habitable – by detonating nuclear bombs over the Red Planet’s poles, the SpaceX CEO revealed on his Twitter account.
ASTEROID 2019 OK last month sparked fear within the scientific community after suddenly appearing on space radars on a collision course with Earth, narrowly avoiding the planet less than 24 hours after showing up on space monitoring systems.
A VIDEO has revealed the true and terrifying destruction the dinosaurs encountered when that fateful asteroid struck 66 million years ago.
AN ASTEROID bigger than the Shard could come crashing into Earth in 2068, threatening life as we know it, scientists have warned.
Tardigrades, which live on every continent on Earth, are also (maybe) living on the moon, following the crash of a lunar lander carrying thousands of the microscopic water bears.
NASA has revealed how a huge comet called Comet 168P-Hergenrother will this week reach its brightest point, making it easily visible in the night sky.
MORE mysterious repeating radio signals have been detected emanating from deep space, fuelling hopes scientists could soon uncover their alien origin.
A SHARK has been spotted being being alive by a giant fish, in stunning video shot in the depths of the ocean by the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration .
NASA has vowed to put a woman on the Moon by 2024, as its plans to send astronauts back to the satellite.
APOPHIS, the God of Chaos asteroid, would make atmospheric entry with 1200 megatons of kinetic energy, a thousand times greater than the Tunguska impact, Krakatoa or the Tsar Bomba hydrogen bomb, but minuscule in comparison to one devastating impact from the Earth’s past.
From a tiny Pacific island to a leafy Indiana forest, a handful of sites where the United States manufactured and tested some of the most lethal weapons known to humankind are now peaceful havens for wildlife.
THE figures are already mind blowing – Asteroid Bennu is travelling at 31,317mph, it is 190,000 miles out in space, but NASA has managed to send the OSIRIS-Rex satellite to just one mile from it’s surface to take these extraordinary space snaps.
AUGUST is one of the best months to see the Gas Giant Jupiter shining brightly in the night skies. Find out how to see Jupiter at night here.
A BILLION dollar NASA space probe has reached a massive asteroid called Bennu – but astonishing new pictures taken from just above the surface have left the US science team very worried.
THE European Space Agency has listed a total of 864 near-Earth asteroids on its Risk List – a catalogue of space rocks with a slim chance of striking the planet.
ASTRONOMERS in Canada have just encountered mysterious radio signals coming from deep space – could they be proof of alien life or is it something else entirely?
NASA’S Hubble Space Telescope snapped this beautiful image of the galaxy Messier 90 – a spiralling star cluster headed directly towards our Milky Way.
A NASA satellite scanning the Sun for space weather forecasts filmed the moment a glowing comet plunged into the burning ball of gas.
EARTH narrowly avoided a cataclysmic “tragedy” in July when Asteroid 2019 OK shot past the planet but even bigger, civilisation-ending space rocks pose a greater threat, a scientist has warned.
A SPECTACULAR dashcam video captured the moment a meteorite lit up the sky as it crash-landed on Earth.
A SURPRISE asteroid strike could destroy “several nations or the entire planet” unless world leaders unite and take action according to a former Presidential advisor and NASA consultant.
A SCIENTIST has offered a dire warning over asteroids capable of destroying a whole city, claiming they “will slip through” NASA’s current technology capabilities.
COSMIC-LEVEL dangers threaten to destroy the Earth without warning, which is why a space expert has urged humanity to evacuate the planet.
NASA’S dreams of exploring the entire solar system are limited by “basic propulsion systems” that have not changed since Apollo 11 – but a spaceflight engineer believes the development of ion propulsion could offer a major alternative.
NASA is well on its way towards landing the first woman and the next man on the Moon, paving the way for future manned missions to Mars, NASA’s administrator has claimed.
A PREHISTORIC shark that lived 30 million years ago was discovered more than 100 miles from the nearest sea in Aiken, South Carolina.
AN ASTEROID first spotted two weeks ago will narrowly miss the Earth tomorrow morning when it comes hurtling past our unprotected planet, NASA’s asteroid trackers have revealed.
NASA’S Hubble Space Telescope snapped this mesmerising picture of a red giant’s expelled gas – a fate our Sun will suffer in four billion years.
ASTEROID 2019 OK last month hurtled past Earth at an “uncomfortably close” proximity, with scientists only realising its trajectory hours before it happened. So how did the rogue asteroid remain undetected?
EXTREMELY powerful cosmic rays are the most perplexing mysteries in the cosmos, with scientists still at a loss to understand these powerful and pervasive phenomena.
NASA has said it will aim to put the first woman and next man on the moon by 2024.
NASA has begun preparations for the upcoming ‘God of Chaos’ Apophis asteroid which is considered potentially hazardous the Earth as it passes so close to the planet it will be UNDERNEATH TV satellites.
Scientists have found a trove of “super-deep” diamonds from hundreds of miles below the Earth’s surface.