Win Two Seats on a Virgin Galactic Flight to Space

Two seats on the the next Virgin Galactic flight to space? Sounds too good to be true. And yet, here it is. Virgin Galactic has partnered with Omaze to raffle two seats on one of the first Virgin Galactic flights. The Virgin Galactic Flight If you are the lucky winner, you and your guest will…

Hycean Planets and the Search for Alien Life

As humans look at ways to reach space more easily, scientists and researchers think that the search for alien life should continue and hycean planets may be the answer. Normally, researchers look for Earth-like planets. They possess conditions that support life as we understand it. However, that may not be the best place to look…

Time Crystal Made in a Lab on a Supercomputer

A time crystal has been simulated in a Google quantum computer for the first time. This kind of perpetually vibrating crystal may be a unique and elusive state of matter that no scientists has observed yet. States of Matter Most people know the common states of matter: solid, liquid, and gas. Most people know about…

Taliban Takes Afghanistan in 9 Days

In a surprising turn of events the Taliban has taken Afghanistan quicker than a family game of Monopoly. Just a few days ago US intelligence was saying the Taliban could take Kabul in 90 days. They did it in 9 days. Taliban takes Afghanistan in 9 days Three Afghan officials told The Associated Press that…

Strange Places: Top 5 Strange Places in the Milky Way

Space has some strange places and the Milky Way is no exception. These 5 barely begin to scratch the surface. Read on to learn more about some of the weirdest strange places in our galactic back yard. Strange Place: Blackhole Graveyard Palomar 5 is a globular cluster 65,000 light years away from Earth that orbits…

Global Warming Is Unequivocal, says IPCC Report

Global warming is unequivocal. On Monday (Aug. 9), the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the UN body for evaluating climate science, released the first installment of the IPCC’s Sixth Assessment Report in a virtual press event. In the report, the authors reviewed more than 14,000 studies that: document evidence of climate change record the…

Fish with human teeth found in North Carolina

A fisherman at Jennette’s Pier in North Carolina reeled in a surprise from the Atlantic: a fish with human teeth. Fish with human teeth are real Except, the sheepshead fish teeth aren’t real human teeth. You just think they look like human teeth. The sheapshead fish is commonly found swimming along the Atlantic coast, from…

Sunburst Arc Gravity Makes 12 Copies of A Galaxy

The Sunburst Arc shows a fuzzy or blurry image to the untrained eye. In fact, the image shows 12 copies of a galaxy 11 billion light-years away, distorted and copies by gravity in the foreground. Meet the Sunburst Arc At least 12 copies of the galaxy – called PSZ1 G311.65-18.48 and nicknamed the Sunburst Arc…