Sunday, September 22, 2019
After an asteroid safely flew past Earth on Friday, another that's possibly larger than the Empire State building is expected to pass by Saturday night. 2000 QW7, the skyscraper-sized asteroid, should whiz past Early at 7:54 p.m. EST. NASA estimates the object...
Astronomers found a supermassive black hole in an active galactic nucleus producing rapid and periodic eruptions of X-rays every nine hours. The nucleus contains about 400 000 times the mass of the Sun and is about 250 million light-years...
A small asteroid shot towards Earth at 14.9 kilometres per second, and NASA admitted it did not know it was coming. The space rock known as 2019 MO was just three metres wide and exploded when it hit the planet’s atmosphere on 22...
Washington (AFP) - Scientists reported Thursday they had picked up human-like electrical activity in lab-grown brains for the first time, paving the way to model neurological conditions and answer fundamental questions on how our gray matter develops.It's not clear...
In news that reads like the beginning of a dire science fiction novel Sagittarius A*, the supermassive black hole at the center of our galaxy has emitted a large burst of infrared radiation brighter than anything ever produced by...
Plastic was the furthest thing from Gregory Wetherbee’s mind when he began analyzing rainwater samples collected from the Rocky Mountains. “I guess I expected to see mostly soil and mineral particles,” said the US Geological Survey researcher. Instead, he...
And some were lucky enough to get pictures of the unusually red water… And it seriously looks like something out of a scary movie.Throughout the week, several photos have been posted online of the Vancouver harbour. These were not ordinary...
The China tribunal – chaired by Sir Geoffrey Nice QC – unanimously decided there was enough evidence to conclude the horrendous practice was going on there, with victims including followers of the Falun Gong movement.The Chinese spiritual religious practice is banned...
CLIMATE change may end up causing World War 3 if individual countries start to try and save themselves by hacking the weather with a process called geoengineering.Many experts are in favour of geoengineering, which involves manipulating the atmosphere by...
Flesh-eating pitcher plants living in a bog in Canada have for the first time been spotted regularly feasting on salamanders.The carnivorous plant – also known as a “turtle sock plant” – was previously believed to feed almost exclusively on spiders and small insects who fell...

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