Three Countries Will Launch Spacecraft to Mars This Month

Three countries have plans to launch rockets to Mars this month as the search for alien life on the dry planet turns around. The countries, China, the United States, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are all getting ready for...

Earth’s Magnetic Field Could Change Directions Quicker Than Previously Predicted

The magnetic field of the Earth switches every few hundred thousand years on average, as we already know, which means that the magnetic north of the planet transforms into the magnetic south and vice versa. Now, a new study found...

The Little Bug Slayer Discovered in Madagascar

The Kongonaphon kely, which means “little bug slayer”, was a dinosaur approximately the size of a coffee cup. Regardless, its impact on the ecosystem as a whole is a lot bigger than a mundane coffee cup. The little bug slayer...

Massive Stream of Stars Proves Milky Way’s Violent History

When looking at the sky on a clear night, you might believe there is nothing else that can be as serene and peaceful as the view unfolding before your eyes. However, many of the seemingly peaceful stars are proof of...

Scientists Find Evidence of Sea Scorpions Bigger Than Humans

During times when space agencies are actively looking for signs of life forms on other planets, they should shift their attention elsewhere. While Earth, by definition, cannot host any aliens, it's still the place where various and peculiar forms of...
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Strange Whirling Neutron Star Spotted in the Milky Way

A few months ago, a space telescope dubbed Swift spotted a burst of radiation from halfway across our galaxy.  The newly found X-ray source, called Swift J1818.0-1607, was discovered to be a magnetar. Such a cosmic feature is a rare...
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ESA’s Herschel and Planck Space Telescopes Capture Star Formation

A collection of fantastic photos based on data from ESA's Herschel and Planck space telescopes display the influence of magnetic fields on the clouds of dust and gas where stars are forming.  The pictures are part of a research by...

Math Genius Identified Simpler and Better Method to Solve Quadratic Equations

The quadratic formula is one of the top five formulas in math, and it is usually studied in high school, so it's a good chance you're familiar with it. By now, billions of people have had to learn it, memorize,...

Researchers Have Developed a Calculator to Approximate How Many Alien Civilizations There Are

Alien life experts have managed to build an online calculator approximate the number of extraterrestrial civilizations that could actually communicate with our home planet in the Universe. This research has been brought to the attention of plenty of journalists all...

Bright, Massive Star Vanishes Without a Trace

Back in 2019, astronomers observed a gigantic star that shined about 2.5 million times more than the Sun pulling off a vanishing act.   Now, in a new paper published in the journal Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, a...