John Kaupp

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International group of scientists suggest that octopuses might actually be aliens

Normally when you see a story about someone claiming that aliens are hanging out here on Earth its origins can be traced to a misguided conspiracy …

Biology

Space Is Full Of Planets, And Most Of Them Don't Even Have Stars

Here in the Solar System, we can watch our star’s eight planets orbit with confidence, knowing full well that we’ve discovered at least the majority of round, orbit-clearing worlds around our Sun. But there’s a 4.5 billion year history that we can’t fully know from our vantage point today. All we …

Universe

The Big Bang Wasn't The Beginning, After All

The Universe began not with a whimper, but with a bang! At least, that’s what you’re commonly told: the Universe and everything in it came into existence at the moment of the Big Bang. Space, time, and all the matter and energy within began from a singular point, and then expanded and cooled, …

Universe

A key government report on climate change is out. Here's what you need to know

The New York Times published a draft of the report on Monday night.<p>[<i>Editor's note: This story has been updated with more details about the origins of the draft report.</i>]<p><i>The New York Times</i> published a draft of a long-awaited government report on climate change on Monday night, and the picture it …

A Neuroscientist Just Tricked 4 Dodgy Journals Into Accepting a Fake Paper on 'Midi-Chlorians'

Academic Publishing<p>If we ever needed a timely reminder that in the world of academic publishing not all scientific journals are created equal, we now …

This Animation Shows What Earth Would Look Like if All The Ice Melted

Rising Sea Levels<p>In 2015, NASA revealed that Earth’s oceans are rising faster than expected, and the space agency projected that we’re now “locked …

Behind the Scenes Look at Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Disney released a new video at D23 Expo 2017 that gives us a wonderful behind the scenes look at the upcoming dramatic film, <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i>. …

Galaxy Note 8 render gives us a better look at the dual rear cameras

We've heard a lot about the Galaxy Note 8 this week — the phone is allegedly launching in September with dual cameras at the back, and leaked CAD …

[Premiere] A Sith Lord Is Born in This Gorgeously Dark 'Star Wars' Fan Film

In 'Dark Legacy,' a female apprentice must kill a Sith Master to inherit his legacy, or become host to a strange parasite.<p>When it comes to Star Wars and learning the Force, we've seen most of it from the perspective of the Jedi. When we see training, like Anakin, Luke, and now Rey, it's all from …

The Last Jedi is creating "new rules" for Star Wars, says Adam Driver

Adam Driver has revealed that the forthcoming <i>The Last Jedi</i> will 'create new rules for the <i>Star Wars</i> universe'. Hmm, intriguing...<p>"I said what …

Star Wars

Nasa releases image of 'Niagara Falls of lava' on Mars

Nasa has released stunning photos of something like "Niagara falls" on Mars – except even more stunning than the one on Earth.<p>The flows are made of …

Niagara Falls

Scientist says EPA asked her to change testimony to Congress

Deborah Swackhamer, chair of the E.P.A.’s Board of Scientific Counselors, talks with Rachel Maddow about the pressure she received from an EPA …

Star Wars 8: JJ Abrams thinks The Last Jedi will win Mark Hamill an Oscar for Luke Skywalker

JJ Abrams believes that Mark Hamill's performance in <i>Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi</i> is worthy of an Oscar.<p>Hamill will reprise his role of …

Mark Hamill