James Tunon

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Bold Prediction: Intelligent Alien Life Could Be Found by 2040

PALO ALTO, Calif. — The first detection of intelligent extraterrestrial life will likely come within the next quarter-century, a prominent alien …

Eureka! First Life In The Universe

It's easy to know what creativity means in the arts. Tom Waits produces an album that sounds like someone banging on a steel pipe and manages to make it both sweet and haunting. Merce Cunningham takes ideas about pattern and chance and invents an entirely new language for dance. In the movie</i> …

Alien Life May Have Evolved Just After Big Bang, New Research Suggests

Earthlings may be extreme latecomers to a universe full of life, with alien microbes possibly teeming on exoplanets beginning just 15 million years after the Big Bang, new research suggests.<p>Traditionally, astrobiologists keen on solving the mystery of the origin of life in the universe look for …

Concern grows over possibility of a massive power surge

FREDERICK, Md. — Roscoe Bartlett was rattling off the prices of giant bags of rice, wheat and corn, sold cheaply at Sam's Club. The former congressman from rural, western Maryland expressed bewilderment that every American doesn't stockpile such things, considering what he is sure is …

Tea Party

Enormous Craft Detected On Moon, The Secret Is Out

<i>This article is from TurnerRadioNetwork.com</i><p>At least one enormous object of unknown origin has been visually verified as having landed on our moon. As …

Why We Need To Rethink Everything We Know About Habitable Zones

Some planets may be more conducive to life, even than Earth, say astrobiologists. Welcome to the “super-habitable” zone<p>The habitable zone is one of …

Sci-Fi Spaceship Helps Launch NYC Art Museum Exhibit

NEW YORK -- The floor of a Manhattan museum takes on a sci-fi feel as the interior of a fictional spaceship as part of a new art exhibit launching …

Art

Obama Says Pot No More Dangerous Than Alcohol

In a new interview President Obama has made statements that could put him in the middle of the controversy over legalizing marijuana.<p>As more states …

Visitations From the Men in Black

The mysterious Men in Black tend to offer little explanation for their appearance, leaving a trail of doubt and confusion in their path, and people …

Paranormal

Mysterious Ancient Indian Metal Works Surpass Modern Technology

What is amazing about the Iron Pillar of Delhi is that, in spite of being at least 1,500 years old and possibly much older, it is so impenetrable to …

Hubble telescope spots galaxies from 13 billion years ago

Telescope glimpses 'cosmic dawn' from infancy of our universe<p>The Hubble Space Telescope has peered back to a chaotic time 13.2 billion years ago when …

How To Use Trees To Prospect For Gold

There's gold in them leaves!<p>They say money doesn't grow on trees, but gold and other precious metals can accumulate in plants. Researchers recently discovered relatively high levels of gold in the leaves of a eucalyptus tree in Western Australia, before uncovering a deposit of the metal more than …

Nature Communications

Astronomers discover planet that shouldn't be there

Astronomers have discovered the most distantly orbiting planet found to date around a single, sun-like star. Weighing in at 11 times Jupiter's mass …

'Will We Soon Find Ourselves Back In The Stone Age?' Why Swarm Is Watching Our Magnetic Field

A satellite triplet was born last week. The European Space Agency’s Swarm constellation flew into space on Friday (Nov. 22) on a quest to understand …

World's first space tourist gives details on manned mission to Mars in 2017

Dennis Tito, the American entrepreneur who paid $20 million in 2001 for a trip to the International Space Station, spoke before a House subcommittee on space today to outline his plans for reaching Mars. According to Tito, the "Inspiration Mars" endeavor will be a fly-by mission that'll take two …

Granite discovered on Mars, created over billions of years in volcanoes

It might sound superficial, but for a long time Mars was judged for being too bland. A seemingly motionless expanse of homogenous rock, Mars as a …