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Scientists Witness the Largest Galaxy Collision Ever Discovered

Scientists Witness the Largest Galaxy Collision Ever Discovered

Two ginormous galaxies almost 13 billion light years away are about to smash into each other in the most extreme merger event of its kind. And astronomers on Earth have a front row view. Using the ALMA radio telescope in Chile, scientists have spotted what they believe to be the largest galaxy merger ever discovered. The two galaxies, collectively called ... Read More »

What Is This Martian Lake Doing In Canada?! (Video)

What Is This Martian Lake Doing In Canada?! (Video)

A strange lake in British Columbia, Canada, which is believed by locals to have healing properties has been found to have conditions similar to that of Mars. The micro organic life found in this lake could be the type of life that could exist on Mars.. For example, one pool might help with someone suffering with warts, while another pool ... Read More »

Proof of Aliens on Mars? UFO HQ ‘found’ on Red Planet

Proof of Aliens on Mars? UFO HQ 'found' on Red Planet

Conspiracy theorists believe they have found what we’ve all been looking for – proof of life on Mars. A triangular-shaped object has been found on the surface of Mars near a dome structure. And truth-seekers believe this is a crashed UFO near an alien base on the Red Planet. The “discoveries” have been revealed in a video on YouTube by ... Read More »

Doomsday warning to humanity signed by 15000 scientists

Doomsday warning to humanity signed by 15000 scientists

More than 15,000 scientists from 184 countries warn the evidence is clear: Current and future human health and wellbeing are at serious risk from climate change, deforestation, loss of access to freshwater, species extinctions, and human population growth. The article includes steps that can be taken to reverse negative trends. However, the authors suggest that it may take a massive ... Read More »

Researchers send E. coli bacteria to space for rare experiment

Researchers send E. coli bacteria to space for rare experiment

NASA’s newest astronauts are a little unusual. It’s not every day that a colony of bacteria get the chance to orbit the Earth. In order to fully prepare for the disastrous event of an astronaut accidentally bringing E. coli onto the International Space Station, NASA is launching a new experiment – which just so happens to involve deliberately bringing E. ... Read More »

New research shows preferred spots for household insects

Research shows preferred spots for household insects

Long before humans had pets or roommates or any other beasts of questionable hygiene sharing their homes, we lived with bugs. The average household has around 100 species of arthropod, happily passing their days: centipedes in your storage area, booklice in your books, cockroaches literally … wherever. But it’s only recently that scientists have begun to understand how the physical ... Read More »

Dinosaurs Could Have Survived The Asteroid, Researchers Say

Dinosaurs Could Have Survived The Asteroid, Researchers Say

Only a fraction of the Earth’s surface contained the right amount of hydrocarbons to trigger the mass extinction, a new study says. Sixty-six million years ago, an enormous asteroid hurtled into Earth, creating an explosion with the force of about 100 trillion tons of TNT. Soot from the ensuing fires, dust and greenhouse gasses spewed into the atmosphere, blocking out ... Read More »

Dinosaur-era shark caught off Algarve coast (Photo)

‘Living fossil’ frilled shark caught off Algarve coast (Photo)

A frilled shark (Chlamydoselachus anguineus), a species that is often termed a ‘living fossil’ because of several ‘primitive’ features that have survived for millions of years, has been captured off the coast of Portugal’s Algarve region, the country’s meteorological and sea institute has announced. Chlamydoselachus anguineus, is found on continental shelves and the nearshore areas of large islands, although they ... Read More »

NASA study in Hawaii paving way for human travel to Mars

NASA research in Hawaii paving way for human travel to Mars

HI-SEAS members closed the door to their faux Mars habitat and shut out the rest of life on Earth. The study will assess the psychological difficulties associated with living in isolated and confined conditions for an extended time. The project is designed to help the U.S. space agency send humans on long space voyages including to Mars by the 2030s. ... Read More »