Sunday, November 29, 2020
“In Antarctica, multiple volcanic eruptions could wake up over 100 other volcanoes, and destabilize the entire region. “As they go off, more meltwater would be created, causing more of the Antarctic ice to slide into the ocean.” And the documentary revealed how humans would feel the full force around the...
An asteroid roughly the size of a Ford F-150 flew less than 300 miles away from Earth last week, setting a record for the closest-known asteroid to fly past the planet without hitting it, NASA announced.According to the Center for Near-Earth Studies (CNEOS), the...
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...
Halloween is a time to be haunted by ghosts, goblins and ghouls, but nothing in the universe is scarier than a black hole.Black holes – regions in space where gravity is so strong that nothing can escape – are...
Apophis, named after the God of Chaos, could potentially hit Earth in 2068. The potential strike would be equivalent to 880 million tons of trinitrotoluene (TNT) exploding at one time.Astronomer Dave Tholen and his colleagues have confirmed the detection of...
A new test of Albert Einstein's theory of general relativity has proved the iconic physicist right again — this time by re-analyzing the famous first-ever picture of a black hole , which was released in April 2019.That image of the supermassive black...
Scientists have measured the shortest unit of time ever: the time it takes a light particle to cross a hydrogen molecule.That time, for the record, is 247 zeptoseconds. A zeptosecond is a trillionth of a billionth of a second, or a...
Nyiragongo, a volcano on the border of the Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda, is seeing its lava lake filling at an alarming rate. Volcanologists have warned the rise in lava levels could spell disaster for nearby communities. Nyiragongo last erupted...
From the heart of a galaxy 215 million light-years away, a brilliant flash of light flared into the void of space - the last scream of light from a dying star as it veered too close and was pulled...
Located inside Yellowstone National Park, the caldera is dubbed a supervolcano due to its capability to inflict untold devastation on a global scale in the event of a supereruption. It was formed during the last three big events – the...

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