Scientists discover most distant stars ever detected in the halo of Milky Way galaxy

3 days ago - A team of astronomers using the Red Channel spectrograph at the MMT Observatory on Mt. Hopkins in Arizona has discovered the most distant Milky Way stars known to date - ULAS J001535.72+015549.6 and ULAS J074417.48+253233.0. These cool red giants are extremely far away, at distances of ...

Detailed Mars landscapes revealed on new map

3 days ago - Every experienced traveler knows never to leave home without a trusty map. Thanks to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), stargazers and future explorers now have the most detailed map of Mars ever made. The high-resolution map showcases in vivid color the planet's geologic ...

Holy Grail Stolen Or Was It?

4 days ago - The quest for the Holy Grail is on again in village of Weston-under-Penyard, Herefordshire, England after a wooden chalice believed by some to be the Grail was stolen from a woman’s house while she was in the hospital. Is the Nanteos Cup the Holy Grail? Most people refer to the ...

Did new dad capture ghost in photo taken at a UK hospital?

4 days ago - A spooky figure has been caught on camera in a deserted ward of the city's main hospital. David Deakin, 25, from Chapelfields, took this photo at University Hospital, in Walsgrave, at around 11.30pm on Tuesday - and reckons he's caught a ghostly figure. He insists he was alone in the ...

5000-year-old Cochno Stone carving may be revealed

4 days ago - A SET of mysterious, 5,000-year-old rock carvings could see the light of day again, after being buried 50 years ago to protect them from vandals. The Cochno Stone in West Dunbartonshire bears what is considered to be the finest example of Bronze Age “cup and ring” carvings in ... 1

Was flight MH-17 diverted over restricted airspace in East Ukraine and why?

5 days ago - While there are various questions that have already emerged from what was supposed to be Ukraine's "slam dunk" proof confirming Russian rebel involvement in today's MH-17 tragedy, perhaps one just as gaping question emerges when one looks at what is clearly an outlier flight path in ...

Close-Earth pass of 4 huge asteroids coming in August

5 days ago - Get ready for some huge asteroid whizzing action, because this summer we'll be witnessing 4 large space rocks passing by Earth. In August, kilometer-wide asteroids are slated to miss our home planet, luckily at a safe distance, so the armageddon isn't scheduled and Bruce Willis can ... 1

There Is Some Hope That We Aren't Living Inside a Computer Simulation

5 days ago - Philosopher Nick Bostrom's famous Simulation Argument suggests it's highly probable that we live inside a supercomputer. But one philosopher takes this hypothesis to task, arguing in a new paper that there are other post-human scenarios that need to be taken into account. Before ... 3

Gigantic hole mysteriously appears in Siberia. What caused it?

5 days ago - What is it with Russia and explosive events of cosmic origins? The 1908 Tunguska Explosion, the Chelyabinsk bolide of February 2013, and now this: an enormous 80-meter wide crater discovered in the Yamal peninsula in northern Siberia! To be fair, this crater is not ... 1

NWO Attempted Assassination of Vladimir Putin, But Got the Wrong Plane?

5 days ago - New information reveals that President Valdimir Putin’s plane may have been the target of an attempted assassination! He is doing many things right and standing strong for what is moral in this world. Furthermore, he is going against the grain of the New World Order, and we all know ... 6

Israeli military starts Gaza ground invasion

5 days ago - Netanyahu's office says purpose of mission is to destroy terror tunnels and seriously harm the infrastructure of Hamas and other terrorist organizations in Gaza. IDF ground forces began to move into the Gaza Strip on Thursday evening, the prime minister's office confirmed. ... 1

Humans Will Prove We Are Not Alone In The Universe Within 20 Years

6 days ago - NASA predicts that 100 million worlds in our own Milky Way galaxy may host alien life, and space program scientists estimate that humans will be able to find life within two decades. Speaking at NASA’s Washington headquarters on Monday, the space agency outlined a plan to ... 2

The oldest people on Earth are all smokers!

6 days ago - Smokers die "early"... While this cannot really be considered scientific evidence, it is a fact nevertheless. The oldest people on Earth are all smokers. According to the World Health Organization and the statisticians of the anti-tobacco cartel, however, these are (or will be) ... 3

Huge Space Telescope Needed to Seek Life on Alien Planets

6 days ago - Humanity will probably have to wait a few decades to find out if life is common beyond our own solar system. While NASA's James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) — which is scheduled to launch in 2018 — will be capable of finding signs of life on nearby exoplanets, a broad and ... 1

Russians find electromagnetic radiation increasingly worrisome

1 week ago - A resident of the Moscow Region, Nikolai Lesnikov, has won a lawsuit he had filed a while ago demanding the removal of the cell phone tower that had been put up just 20 meters away from his home. Ever more Russians these days come to understand the risks the electromagnetic pollution ... 1

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