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Finding The First Signs Of Alien Life, And Why NASA Thinks It's Coming Soon

When we think of alien life, images of little green men, Martians, or perhaps even spaceships carrying them to Earth are the first things that come to mind. Yet when you think about life on Earth, how it arose, and how it came to be the way it is today, you’ve got to recognize that the evidence of …

Dr. Edgar Mitchell - Aliens Are Real And Are Watching Us

By In5D on April 3, 2015 in Extraterrestrials<p><b>Are Aliens Real – Edgar Mitchell on the moon!</b><p>Edgar is a famous NASA astronaut that has walked on the …

Scientists Have Been Receiving Bizarre Signals from Space, and They Have No Idea What They Are

Over the past 15 years, scientists from all over the world have been picking up strange signals from outer space, and they all have several factors …

Nothing Is Solid And Everything Is Energy

By In5D on March 24, 2015 in Science<p>It has been written about before, over and over again, but cannot be emphasized enough. The world of quantum …

Study Finds Psychedelic Drugs Might Be Helpful For Human Mental Health

Furthermore, the study authors argue that “Concerns have been raised that the ban on use of psychedelics is a violation of the human rights to belief …

The Awesome Favor Leonard Nimoy Once Did For Another Star Trek Cast Member

Leonard Nimoy was known for playing Spock within the <i>Star Trek</i> universe for a number of years. The character was known for his moral compass, and his …

For The First Time, A Manmade Spacecraft Is Orbiting A Dwarf Planet

Welcome to Ceres<p>At 7:39 EST this morning, the dwarf planet Ceres captured the Dawn spacecraft in its gravity. After a journey of more than seven years, the spacecraft will spend the next 16 months orbiting this tiny world 260 million miles away.<p>Dawn is not only the first spacecraft to orbit a dwarf …

Astronomy

March 2015

Distant planet has four suns

Were it possible to see the skies from this world, the four parent stars would look like one small sun and two very bright stars visible in the …

Universe

Mars One is Taking Steps, But Probably Not Towards Mars

Last week, 202,586 applicants for the Mars One mission were whittled down to 100 hopefuls. These are the men and women who will vie for the four spots on the first manned mission to Mars on a reality TV show. It’s a step in Mars One's ambitious project to colonize our planetary neighbour, but …

In a Physics First, Light is Captured as Both Particle and Wave

Physicists have theorized for over a century that light acts as both a particle and a wave, depending on the conditions, but they've never been able to capture it being both at once — until a team in Switzerland did just that in a recent experiment. Scientists at the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de …

Quantum Physics

Dawn Probe Closes In for Mystery Tour of Dwarf Planet Ceres

What's causing those mysteriously bright spots to shine inside a crater on the dwarf planet Ceres? Does a layer of ice that was once an ocean lie just beneath the surface? And was there ever life on Ceres?<p>Those questions are on the verge of being addressed, thanks to Friday's scheduled arrival of …

Astronaut Terry Virts Paid Tribute To Leonard Nimoy From The International Space Station

Just before 11 a.m. ET on Saturday morning, the International Space Station’s orbit brought it over the eastern seaboard of the United States — specifically Cape Cod and the cities of Boston and Cambridge. When the arm of Massachusetts and its protected bay came into view, astronaut Terry Virts …

How to acselerate to the speed of light (theroeticaly)

The speed of light in a vacuum, commonly known as c, is important in many areas of physics. Its value is exactly 299,792,458 meters per second …

Scientists Achieve Quantum Teleportation

One difficulty in teleportation has been overwhelmed, with the dependable movement of quantum information between two objects detached by a tiny …

Monster black hole from early cosmos challenges physics

Genelle Weule and Stuart Gary<p>Super big discovery <b>The discovery of a supermassive black hole from the early cosmos is set to rewrite physics, say</b> …

What is Mars Made Of?

For thousands of years, human beings have stared up at the sky and wondered about the Red Planet. Easily seen from Earth with the naked eye, ancient …

Strange lights on dwarf planet Ceres have scientists perplexed

A dwarf planet is shining two bright lights at a NASA spacecraft right now, and our smartest scientists are unsure what they are.<p>As bizarre as that …

Astronomy

Scientists discover theory-defying black hole 12 billion times the size of the Sun

<b>"An artist's impression of a quasar with a supermassive black hole in the distant universe," from the University of Arizona (Zhaoyu Li/NASA/JPL-Caltech/Misti Mountain Observatory)</b><p>“Current theory is for a limit to how fast a black hole can grow, but this black hole is too large for that theory”<p>Sarah …

Black Holes

When Will Potential 2016 Candidates Discuss the ‘Extraterrestrial Issue’?

Former Obama aide and well-known <i>X-Files</i> obsessive John Podesta tweeted this month that his “biggest failure of 2014” was “Once again not securing the …

Hillary Clinton

The Science of 'Interstellar': Look Beyond the Wormhole

Christopher Nolan's sci-fi blockbuster, "Interstellar," is winning kudos for its true-to-Einstein depiction of a black hole as well as its off-the-planet exploration agenda.<p>The movie tells the story of a failing Earth — and a last-gasp space mission that sends astronauts through an extradimensional …

Ancestry.com Doesn’t Want Anyone Else Telling You We Come from Ancient Aliens

For 15 years, UFO enthusiast John Greenewald has been collecting material related to the US military’s Project Blue Book investigation into …

Are We Being Prepared To Believe That Extraterrestrials Seeded Life On Earth And That Jesus Was An Alien?

There are those who believe that life was first brought to Earth from far across the universe. In fact, this week there were <b>headlines in news sources</b> …

A More Finely Tuned Universe

Could life as we know it have developed if fundamental physics constants were different?<b>Originally published:</b> Feb 20 2015 - 12:15pm, Inside Science …

Physics

How NASA Is Readying the Successor to the Hubble Space Telescope

NASA is getting ready to put part of the James Webb Space Telescope through a litany of cryogenic challenges that will simulate space.<p>The goal is to …

Shocking Or Intriguing? NASA Challenges Physics, To Build Faster-Than-Light Spaceship ‘Warp Drive’

NASA scientist Harold White has stunned the world with his announcement that he and his team has begun work on the development of a faster-than-light …

Massive Orion Nebula’s Origins Uncovered?

All stars are not created equal, nor are their creators. By far the best-known stellar nursery, the Orion Nebula, has spawned thousands of young …