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SpaceX launches Falcon 9 rocket

SpaceX successfully launched Falcon 9 rocket carrying a space weather satellite, which was inspired by former Vice President Al Gore.

Space Exploration

McDonald’s selling its special sauce for special price of $18,000

McDonald’s may have recently begun accepting love in exchange for food, but of course, there are some things far more precious than love—like your …

McDonald's

NASA Confirms Extraterrestrial Life DOES Exist On Other Planets

By In5D on February 2, 2015 in Extraterrestrials<p>Aliens really do exist!<p>That’s the amazing news that space boffins at NASA have confirmed this …

Scientists abandon highly publicized claim about cosmic discovery; new results cast doubt

Scientists who made headlines last March by announcing that they'd found long-sought evidence about the early universe are now abandoning that claim.<p>New data show that their cosmic observations no longer back up that conclusion, they say.<p>The original announcement caused a sensation because it …

Universe

Architizer

Is Everything Actually Shrinking?

<i>Whoa, here’s something to think about. Maybe the Universe isn’t expanding at all. Maybe everything is actually just shrinking, so it looks like it’s</i> …

Some earthlike alien planets may begin as 'mini-Neptunes'

Some Earthlike alien worlds may have looked a lot more like miniature versions of Neptune when they were born.<p>Frigid "mini-Neptune" exoplanets that take shape relatively far from red dwarfs — stars smaller and dimmer than the sun — could be dragged inward over time, eventually losing most of their …

Planetary Habitability

Newly unearthed Roswell video ‘proves there WERE aliens at Area 51’, conspiracy sites claim

New footage which an Australian magazine claims to have examined frame by frame seems to show the body of an alien being handed by American soldiers …

Does Humanity's Destiny Lie in Interstellar Space Travel? (Op-Ed)

<i>Donald Goldsmith is a freelance science writer and co-author (with Neil deGrasse Tyson) of "</i>Origins: Fourteen Billion Years of Cosmic Evolution<i>."</i> …

New Jersey

How 650 Years of Drought Killed an Ancient City in Mexico

A once-thriving Mesoamerican metropolis dried up about 1,000 years ago when below-average rainfall triggered centuries-long droughts that prompted people to abandon the city for greener opportunities, a new study finds.<p>Scientists have long debated whether it was drought or cultural forces that led …

Anthropology

National Geographic Travel

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Ancient sacrificial architecture unearthed in Shaanxi

1/30/2015 05:30:00 PM<p>Archaeologists have unearthed an ancient sacrificial architecture at a historical site of Western Zhou Dynasty (c. 11th …

Linear Gullies Inside Russell Crater, Mars

Several types of downhill flow features have been observed on Mars. This image from the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera on …

Imaging

A New Approach To Airborne Laser Weapons?

The top brass in the U.S. Air Force wants to put laser weapons on ground-attack aircraft.<p>Speaking at a conference in Washington D.C. on Tuesday, Lt. Gen. Bradley Heithold, the head of the U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command, said he wanted to explore the possibility of outfitting an AC-130 …

Military

Peruvian child mummy with elongated skull undergoes analysis

Scientists know little about a pre-Columbian child mummy of Peru on display in Ohio, but that may soon change as the body of the toddler has just …

Architizer

This video shows how SpaceX plans to land largest rocket in the world

You know what's cooler than a gigantic rocket? A gigantic rocket that can land itself. Elon Musk's SpaceX released a new video this week demonstrating just what it plans to do with its upcoming Falcon Heavy rocket, which is set to launch for the first time later this year.<p>In essence, the rocket is …

Space Travel

Raymond Yakeleya seeks stories for UFO documentary

Raymond Yakeleya has never seen a UFO, but he believes.<p>The filmmaker, born in Tulita, N.W.T., is collecting stories about UFO sightings in the North …

Paranormal

Quantum Experiment Helps Prove Einstein's Theory of Relativity

Building a quantum computer can sometimes yield unexpected benefits — like providing the right environment to demonstrate that Albert Einstein's …

Naked Titan Viewed For First Time

As Saturn swans into sight for stargazers, the sun blasts its largest moon.<p>Saturn’s largest moon, Titan, looks more like Venus and Mars than astronomers ever suspected—at least when it comes to suffering a severe strike from the solar wind.<p>NASA’s Cassini spacecraft made a flyby of Titan in December …

Architizer

Ancient Earth Microbes Could Be Trapped Beneath Lava On The Moon

There could be life on the Moon after all - from Earth.<p>A new study has suggested that ancient life or biological material from the very earliest days …

Meteorites

Found! 5 Ancient Alien Planets Nearly As Old As the Universe

Five rocky alien worlds that are 80 percent as old as the universe itself have been discovered, suggesting that Earth-size planets have been a …

NASA Spacecraft, Dawn, Close to Reaching a 'Dwarf Planet'

Direct link<p>Pop-out player<p>An American spacecraft is moving closer to a dwarf planet called Ceres. The American space agency’s Dawn spacecraft is set …

Archaeologist attempts to revive lost alcoholic beverages from ancient recipes and residues

An archaeologist working with a brewery is recreating ancient beers from around the world, including Turkey, Egypt, Italy, Denmark, Honduras and …

Close encounter with distant Pluto getting under way

<b>(CNN) —</b> NASA's New Horizons spacecraft is closing in on Pluto and its five moons. Soon we will see what no one has ever seen before: Crisp, clear pictures of the tiny, icy world.<p>"The pictures are what we're all waiting for," Alan Stern, New Horizons principal investigator, told CNN.<p>Up until now, …

Solar System