Ian Coronado

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Astronomers Spot Most Distant Galaxy—At Least For Now

“A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away” doesn’t even begin to describe a small, bright galaxy hovering at the edge of the observable universe. The little cluster of stars, called GN-z11, is the most distant object astronomers have spotted: It existed when the universe was just 400 million years …

Universe

Why We're Not Prepared for The Coming Decades of Sea Level Rise

Sea levels rose faster in the 1900s than in any of time over the previous 2,800 years, and will continue to rise at record rates without drastic cuts …

Sea levels rising faster now than in past 3,000 years

Sea levels rose faster in the past century than during the previous 27 centuries due to man-made global warming, a pair of studies published Monday found.<p>"The 20th century rise was extraordinary in the context of the last three millennia — and the rise over the last two decades has been even …

Climate Change

2016 January 25 - Where Your Elements Came From

<b>Where Your Elements Came From</b> <b><br>Image Credit:</b> Cmglee (Own work) CC BY-SA 3.0 or GFDL, via Wikimedia Commons<p><b>Explanation:</b> The hydrogen in your body, …

CC BY-SA

The Incomprehensible Future

Here’s a meta-truth about the future: it’s going to be vastly more complex and bewildering than the past or the present.<p>Every aspect of human culture …

Scientists find 1,500-year-old pre-Viking settlement beneath new airport site

The greatest archaeological treasures come from garbage.<p>When Norway announced plans to expand its Ørland Airport this year, archaeologists got …

Archaeology

10 stunning space missions you've never heard of

Introduction<p>2015 has been a great year for space exploration. Astronomers landed the Philae probe on a comet, the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter found …

The best way to colonize Mars is crazier than Elon Musk's idea of dropping nukes on the planet

Yet the Red Planet holds great promise, and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk recently discussed its future with comedian and television host Stephen Colbert.<p>Musk, who hopes to build a colony of 1 million people on Mars, told Colbert that there are two ways to warm the global temperatures on Mars, which would …

Arctida: Russian scientists find two ancient continents existed before Arctic

The modern Arctic turns out to be the third incarnation of an ancient landmass at the top of the world. A group of Siberian scientists has discovered …