Tagged: science

Mysterious Fossils Science Still Can’t Explain

Mysterious Fossils Science Still Can’t Explain

Fossils give us a glimpse into the past. And while most fossils have been explained by now, a few remain scientific enigmas. Do they come from a lost race of giants? Outer space? Or...

Climate change did not “cause” Harvey or Irma, but it’s a huge part of the story

Climate change did not “cause” Harvey or Irma, but it’s a huge part of the story

Climate is not central, but by the same token it is grossly irresponsible to leave climate out of the story, for the simple reason that climate change is, as the US military puts it,...

Watch This Guy Build a Massive Solar System in the Desert | Short Film Showcase

Watch This Guy Build a Massive Solar System in the Desert | Short Film Showcase

The vastness of space is almost too mind-boggling for the human brain to comprehend. In order to accurately illustrate our place in the universe, one group of friends decided to build the first scale...

Green Comet 45P Captured by Slooh Telescopes | Video

On Feb. 10, 2017, Slooh.com captured imagery of Comet 45P/Honda-Mrkos-Pajdusakov. It will make a close approach on Feb. 11, passing just 7.4 million miles (12 million km) from Earth. Read more on http://www.space.com/35674-green-comet-45p-captured-by-slooh-telescopes-video.html

This Is Why Sending Messages to Aliens Might Be a Good Idea

This Is Why Sending Messages to Aliens Might Be a Good Idea

With SETI — the Search for Extra Terrestrial Intelligence — we use radio telescopes to search for signals from alien civilizations. This is a relatively passive system, where we sit back and listen for...

What Makes You You?

What Makes You You?

When you say the word “me,” you probably feel pretty clear about what that means. It’s one of the things you’re clearest on in the whole world—something you’ve understood since you were a year old. You...

Nanodots Are the Magnetic Desktop Toy You Need

Nanodots Are the Magnetic Desktop Toy You Need

Whether you’re a molecular engineer looking to model ethylbenzene stable glass formation, or a graphic designer seeking a fun desk toy to fidget with, you’ll be drawn to Nanodots. These super-strong magnetic spheres can be...

Could We Build A Real Warp Drive?

Ever since humans have looked up at the stars, we’ve dreamed of taking our place among them. But there’s just one small problem, and it’s a big one- those stars are insanely far away....