Monday, January 25, 2021
Did you see the "Christmas star?" Back on Dec. 21, the two biggest planets in our solar system — Jupiter and Saturn — appeared so close that they shined almost as one. This great conjunction, which happens every 20...
We want 2020 to finish as quickly as possible.And it seems our Earth feels the same way, as it has been spinning unusually fast lately. 2020 included the 28 shortest days since 1960.Earth rotates at irregular speed The Earth rotates...
Worried Pope Francis has urged believers to pray that artificial intelligence and robots "always serve mankind."In one of his monthly "prayer intentions", which has been shared on YouTube, the pope suggested he was concerned about technology.The message implied AI and robots could further increase...
A strong earthquake struck Friday in the Aegean Sea between the Turkish coast and the Greek island of Samos, collapsing buildings in the city of Izmir in western Turkey, and officials said at least six people were killed and...
Pollution off the Pacific shoreline of the remote Kamchatka peninsula has caused the mass death of marine creatures, Russian scientists said Tuesday.Locals sounded the alarm in late September as surfers experienced stinging eyes from the water and sea creatures...
The events of 2020 have been strange enough that some might quip they would only happen once in a blue moon. But this year will even have one of those: At the end of October, an actual, rare blue...
Halloween night will be extra spooky this year, as a rare lunar event is set to light up the night sky — and it only happens “once in a blue moon.”A full moon will appear on Oct. 31, 2020, Farmers’...
Over the past year, the gap between the super-rich and the rest of us has grown wider than ever before.But the difference between ordinary people and billionaires might be more than just money. Some high net worth individuals have...
Wildlife experts in New Mexico say birds in the region are dropping dead in alarming numbers, potentially in the "hundreds of thousands."“It appears to be an unprecedented and a very large number,” Martha Desmond, a professor at New Mexico State...
Tension has been building along the San Andreas fault for centuries, and experts predict a ground splitting quake for when the fault line finally ruptures. To prepare for a potentially deadly quake, researchers must first understand the intricate details...

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