Massive Asteroid Whizzed By Earth Yesterday, And NASA Didn’t Spot It

A massive asteroid whizzed by Earth yesterday, on September 12th, at about 12,000 miles per hour. While the space rock meant no threat to humanity, or life on Earth, there was an intriguing issue with it - NASA didn't spot...

The Universe Could Be By 2 Billion Year Younger Than Expected

According to previous studies, the Universe is about 13 billion years old. However, as per a new study, the Universe could be by 2 billion years younger than expected. But we have no clues on the precise age of the...

Black Holes From Different Space Regions Caught Devouring The Matter Surrounding Them

Two studies on two distinct black holes showed that both singularities have something in common. According to the observations, both black holes, from different regions of space, devour the surrounding matter. One of the black holes is Sagittarius A, the...

Habitable-Zone Exoplanet Presents Water Vapor, According To NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope Observations

Scientists are struggling to discover a "second Earth." Now, as observed by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, a habitable-zone exoplanet, dubbed as K2-18b, presents water vapor in its atmosphere. This alien world has drawn the attention of astronomers from NASA after...

Ancient Flying Reptile Dominated Canadian Skies During Cretaceous Period

An ancient flying reptile, one of the most massive pterosaurs ever known, dominated Canadian skies about 77 million years ago, during the Cretaceous Period. Researchers unearthed the fossils of this reptile about 30 years ago. Back then, the scientists cataloged...

Daytime Sleep Might Reduce Risks Of Heart Attack And Stroke

In new research conducted on more than 3,400 volunteers in Switzerland, scientists found out that daytime sleep might reduce risks of heart attack and stroke. However, too much daytime nap reduces the benefits. The study's results showed that it is...

Common Antibiotics Could Trigger Heart Conditions

In a new study, issued in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology and conducted by scientists from the University of British Columbia and the Provincial Health Services Authority’s (PHSA) Therapeutic Evaluation Unit, established a link between common antibiotics...

Scientists Explained The Formation Of Hydrocarbon Lakes On Titan, Saturn’s Moon

Besides our planets, Saturn's moon Titan is the only known space object in the Solar System to present liquid on its surface. However, we're not talking about water but about hydrocarbon lakes, filled with methane and ethane. On Earth, both...

Leprosy Outbreak Is Spreading In The Homeless Population Across The US

Leprosy is not very contagious, but it's still affecting more than 200,000 people around the world. According to the CDC, it takes months of exposure to the disease for someone to contract leprosy. However, the CDC warned that a leprosy...

Chinese Astronomers Spotted Puzzling Fast Radio Bursts From 3 Billion Light-Years Away

A team of Chinese astronomers recorded some puzzling, repeating fast radio bursts coming from 3 billion light-years away. The researchers identified the mysterious signals with the Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope (FAST), as reported by the National Astronomical Observatories of...