Leah Elphick

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Reasons to be fearful about surveillance

Do the British public, especially the younger generation, care about privacy? Are they apathetic, or is it that they just regard security in a time of Islamist threats as the overriding concern?<p>Polls suggest the UK, in contrast with countries such as the US or Germany, tends to be largely apathetic …

Surveillance

UFO filmed ‘crashing down on Earth’ in Russia

<b>Is this the moment aliens finally arrived on planet earth?</b><p>UFO hunters believe footage of a fiery trail plummeting down across the sky is evidence …

Does FBI memo prove aliens DID crash near Roswell and THREE UFOs and were covered up?

GETTYIn 1990 images emerged of a "secret US military alien autopsy" which was found to be hoaxed<p>An FBI memo that has come under scrutiny following …

10 Conspiracy Theories Of The World That Will Make You Question History

Wherever there is conspiracy, there is human interest. There is something about pseudo reality that gets to us. Maybe because it is out of the …

US agencies may spy on citizens using the Internet of Things

US Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said that security agencies may soon snoop on citizens using Internet of Things devices.<p>In a prepared testimony (PDF) for the Senate Armed Services Committee, Clapper explained:<p>Smart devices incorporated into the electric grid … can threaten data …

‘Aliens prevented nuclear war on Earth’: Former NASA astronaut makes unexpected claim

Aliens came to Earth to stop a nuclear war between the US and the Soviet Union at the start of the Cold War, according to the sixth man to walk the …

'There's an alien in there' Ancient space debris discovered by boffins

Scientists found the giant meteorite near the town of Gancedo, northern Argentina – a renowned meteorite crash site covered in craters from a meteor …

On the Brink of Discovering Alien Life? SETI to search Red Dwarf radio signals

<b>Are we on the brink of discovering the existence of extraterrestrial life in the universe? SETI is set to search Red Dwarf Radio Signals in order to</b> …

Aliens

UFO hunter spots ‘alien writing on abandoned spaceship' on Mars

A space enthusiast uncovered what he believes to be the remains of an abandoned spaceship or machine crashed on the surface of the Red Planet.<p>The …

Why The Houseboat Of The Future Looks Like A Flying Saucer

When you're trying to carve out a niche in an industry, you have to find something that makes you different from all the rest. With a few exceptions …

Terrifying unexplained mysteries of deep space

Watch for a Horrible Space Kablooie, which may or may not be coming soon to a cosmos near you.

Universe

Space race: Did Russia radio telescope find alien life?

A signal from outer space pointing to possible evidence of intelligent life is having its 15 minutes of internet fame. Cue the alien jokes.<p>Scientists …

Pentagon, NASA Mull New Policies to Deal With Orbital Debris

As number of planned launches increases, officials work to draft new standards to prevent hazards<p>LONG BEACH, Calif.—With various space entrepreneurs proposing to launch unprecedented numbers of communication and imaging satellites over the next decade, U.S. government officials are seeking new ways …

Space Exploration

Black Holes’ Tug Of War Pushed A Bright Galaxy Into The Shadows

Getting caught in the immense gravitational pull of a black hole is bad enough to ruin your day — regardless of whether you are a planet, a star, or …

Ancient comet disintegrates in deep blue Hubble space photo

Most of NASA’s photos are visually stunning but similar in nature: bright stars and planets are mixed with large splashes of saturated colors, dust …

Astronomy

Black Hole 'Engine' Cloaks Itself in Exhaust Fumes

A supermassive black hole in the core of a galaxy churns up hot gas from its own accretion disk to create a cloaking torus.<p>Many supermassive black …

Black Holes

Best Astronomy Photos of 2016

Spaceflight Startup Wants to Launch Rockets Out of the Ocean

In the constant search for low-cost spaceflight, Norwegian startup Ripple Aerospace has come up with a unique solution: How about we just get rid of, …

Some Ancient Mars Lakes Came Long After Others - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Lakes and snowmelt-fed streams on Mars formed much later than previously thought possible, according to new findings using data primarily from NASA’s …

News Organizations Team Up in Lawsuit Against FBI Over San Bernardino iPhone Hacking Case

A group of three news outlets, including Gannett, the Associated Press and Vice Media, filed a lawsuit today against the FBI on grounds relating to the bureau's decision to keep its method of hacking into San Bernardino shooter Syed Farook's iPhone a secret. The news organizations are looking for …

The Winners of the Best Astronomy Photos of 2016

Skyscapes:Ainsley Bennet captured this image of Venus and the crescent Moon on a misty morning on the Isle of Wight in O<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Binary Haze by …

Astronomy

Pictures of the Week 9.15.16

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