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Scientists announce discovery of first fluorescent frog

Scientists announce discovery of first fluorescent frog

Scientists have discovered a naturally fluorescent polka-dot tree frog in Amazon basin near Argentina. At first sight, the frog looks just another plain colored creature but it actually glows neon green when exposed to ultraviolent light. This makes it the world’s first amphibian with a remarkable ability to glow in dark. According to a new report in the Proceedings of ... Read More »

UK cruise ship crashes into coral reefs in Indonesia

UK cruise ship crashes into coral reefs in Indonesia

A British-operated cruise ship has smashed into Indonesian coral reefs in an area regarded as one of the world’s best preserved marine environments. The Caledonian Sky, which was carrying 102 passengers and 79 crew to the Philippines, ran aground in the Dampier Strait after a bird-watching trip to the island of Waigeo in West Papua. Tabloid Jubi reported that after ... Read More »

NASA: Electric Propulsion Will Thrust Exploration into Deep Space “Photo”

NASA: Electric Propulsion Will Thrust Exploration into Deep Space (Photo)

NASA Glenn engineer Dr. Peter Peterson prepares a high-power Hall thruster for ground testing in a vacuum chamber that simulates the environment in space. In the image, Peterson can be seen preparing the high-power thruster – a device that the agency says is ‘critical’ in the future of deep space exploration. Called the Hall Effect Rocket with Magnetic Shielding (HERMeS), ... Read More »

Hubble discovers one of the largest star named Westerlund 1-26

Hubble discovers one of the largest star named Westerlund 1-26

NASA Researchers have gotten a closer look at one of the largest stars ever discovered in a super star cluster, thanks to images from the Hubble Space Telescope. This beautiful Hubble image reveals a young super star cluster known as Westerlund 1, only 15,000 light-years away in our Milky Way neighborhood, yet home to one of the largest stars ever ... Read More »

UFO hunter’s video ‘prove mobile alien bases exist on moon’ (Watch)

UFO hunter's video 'prove mobile alien bases exist on moon'

UFO experts say they’ve found evidence of alien bases on the Moon with images which have left experts scratching their heads. Serial alien enthusiast SecureTeam10 believes that these images show a lunar structure which may have been built by extraterrestrials. The photos were taken by Nasa‘s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, which has been scouring the surface of our natural satellite since ... Read More »

Archaeologists Find Ramses Statue in Cairo Slum

Archaeologists Find Ramses Statue in Cairo Slum

Archaeologists have discovered a colossal statue, possibly depicting Egyptian pharaoh Ramses the Great, in a muddy pit in a Cairo suburb, Egypt’s antiquities ministry announced. A remarkable find was revealed this week—literally—when a team of Egyptian and German archaeologists extracted a massive, 3,000-year-old statue, believed to represent Ramses II, from the muddy depths of an Egyptian slum. The 26-foot-tall quartzite ... Read More »

EPA chief Scott Pruitt doubts climate change science

EPA chief Scott Pruitt doubts climate change science

The greenhouse gas carbon dioxide has long been considered as a primary contributor to global warming but Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt does not think so. Pruitt, in his responses to questions in an interview with CNBC, once again demonstrated that he is unqualified to lead the Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA chief disputes climate consensus,” March 10). He said ... Read More »

NASA Discovers Spacecraft Missing for Eight Years

NASA Discovers Spacecraft Missing for Eight Years

NASA has established radar capabilities to pinpoint tiny pieces of hardware lost in space and has already used it to find a lunar orbiter which mysteriously vanished in 2009. The Indian Space Research Organization launched Chandrayaan-1 in October 2008 for “chemical, mineralogical and photo-geologic mapping of the Moon,” according to The Indian Express. Less than a year later, researchers said ... Read More »

Oldest crocodile eggs discovered in dinosaur nest

Oldest crocodile eggs discovered in dinosaur nest

Scientists have found the world’s oldest crocodilian eggs that were laid 152 million years ago. Scientists—in a study published this week in PLOS One—say they’ve discovered the world’s oldest known crocodile eggs. The fossilized eggs are 152 million years old and were dug up during a years-long excavation in Portugal—some of them in dinosaur nests, strangely enough. Researchers say it’s ... Read More »