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  • There’s a Detectable Human-Made Barrier Surrounding Earth

    In 2017, NASA space probes detected a massive, human-made ‘barrier’ surrounding Earth. And tests have confirmed that it’s actually having an effect on space weather far beyond our planet’s atmosphere. That means we’re not just changing Earth so severely, scientists are calling for a whole new geological epoch to be named after us – our […] More

  • The Chinese Space Station Narrowly Missed Landing in the World’s Largest ‘Spacecraft Cemetery’

    If you were asked to choose the ideal spot for an out-of-control, disintegrating space station to crash-land on Earth, you might wisely suggest “the most remote place on the planet.” That place is Point Nemo — also known as the “Oceanic Pole of Inaccessibility.” Named for Jules Verne’s deep-sea-diving captain of “Twenty Thousand Leagues Under […] More

  • These 18 Accidental And Unintended Scientific Discoveries Changed The World

    Some scientific discoveries come about after painstaking, goal-oriented lab work finally yields the result that a researcher is trying to find. But many of the most incredible discoveries in world came about when someone found something they weren’t looking for. In some cases, these are the result of a true accident. Lucky accidents have allowed […] More

  • CDC Finds ‘Nightmare Bacteria’ Across the U.S. – Here’s What That Means

    Antibiotic-resistant bacteria is a growing public health problem, as infections are becoming less responsive to the drugs used to treat them. Now, a new federal report reveals that United States health departments have identified 221 instances of bugs with “unusual” antibiotic resistant genes in strains of infections authorities call “nightmare bacteria” for their already high […] More

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