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‘Shadow Snakes’ Are the Rare Solar Eclipse Mystery Scientists Still Don’t Fully Understand

With just days left to go before the total solar eclipse on August 21, the historic celestial spectacle needs no introduction. But despite the …

Astronomy

It’s been over 5 years, but evolutionists still have not gotten the proof they hope for

Notice the following about evolution that was posted just over five years ago:<p>NEW YORK — Richard Leakey predicts skepticism over evolution will soon …

Evolution

Diffuse an Argument by Asking What The Other Person Wants from It

I really dislike confrontation and will do pretty much anything in my power to avoid most arguments. Still, like anyone, I end up in a few every now …

Cool Stuff

Is There a Natural Explanation For The Unnatural Ages in Genesis?

12 August, 2017 - 19:03 Nils Ekblad<p>Is there any significance to the puzzling ages of the antediluvian patriarchs in the fifth chapter of Genesis? And …

Theology

Why the Total Solar Eclipse Arrives from the West

<i>Paul Sutter is an astrophysicist at The Ohio State University and the chief scientist at COSI Science Center. Sutter leads science-themed tours</i> …

Astronomy

Are we alone? Statistical analysis suggests that if we are typical, then the answer is probably yes

If there are other civilizations in the Universe, then why, after 60 years of listening and looking, haven't we found any evidence of their …

Aliens

10 Very Strange Facts About The August 21 Solar Eclipse That Will Absolutely Blow Your Mind

In just a matter of days we are going to witness the most unusual solar eclipse in U.S. history. Could it be possible that all of the very strange …

Scientist Links Mass Extinctions To 'Planet X'

Periodic mass extinctions on Earth, as indicated in the global fossil record, could be linked to a suspected ninth planet, according to research …

Universe

Quantum Weirdness Has Been Observed Beyond The Particle Scale For The First Time

Yes!<p>A small tweak on a definitive experiment in quantum physics has allowed scientists to observe for the first time exactly how molecules behave as …

Quantum Mechanics

The DNA on medieval manuscripts might give a new view of history

Scientists may have discovered a new way to gain a window into our past: DNA samples from parchment made from animal skin, per The Atlantic.<p><b>How it</b> …

History

The Moon Kept Its Magnetic Field Far Longer Than Anybody Expected

And we still don't know why.<p>A lunar rock brought back to Earth in 1971 has provided researchers with memento of the Moon's magnetic field as it might …

Magnetism

Solar eclipse 2017: A few things to know about the biggest sky show of the year

This will be the first total solar eclipse that has crossed the U.S. since 1979.

Astronomy

Every sunset ends with a green flash. Why is it so hard to see?

Don't blink.<p>The finale of every sunset is green. Try to catch it, if you can. The story of the so-called green flash begins by answering this question: Why is the sky blue?<p>Sunlight contains every visible color, each with its own wavelength. Light travels as ripples, with crests and valleys; …

Astronomy

Amazing nuclear bomb tests carried out 60 years ago show how little was known about deadly weapons

An amazing video of an early nuclear bomb test in the 1950s shows how little was known about the deadly weapon sixty-years ago.<p>Produced as a …

War

How a YouTube Video of Bouncy Balls on a Hot Pan Led to a Weird Physics Discovery

Squeee!<p>It all started when a Ukrainian programmer and aspiring rapper dropped a handful of hydrogel balls on his piping-hot pancake griddle.<p>The …

Physics

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 …

Research

The strange topology that is reshaping physics

Topological effects might be hiding inside perfectly ordinary materials, waiting to reveal bizarre new particles or bolster quantum computing.<p>Charles …

Quantum Mechanics

A satellite calibration error skewed sea level rise data for decades: report | NOLA.com

For decades, data from a satellite that measured the height of the Earth's seas suggested that their levels were unchanging or even decreasing, …

Climate Change

Getting to the bottom of the Higgs boson

As the Large Hadron Collider at CERN continues probing the high-energy frontier of physics, a new feature of its greatest discovery so far has come into view<p>In high-energy particle collisions we study the smallest known constituents of matter. According to our best knowledge of physics, these …

Physics

Pressure to publish in journals drives too much cookie-cutter research

Evaluating academic performance on the basis of journal publications is skewing research priorities. This does our public funders a disservice<p>Do universities generate banal, wasteful research through the relentless focus on publications as a performance indicator? It’s a question I began asking …

Research

The Tel Dan Stela and the Kings of Aram and Israel

The nation of Israel was in conflict with the Arameans for about 300 years, from the time of David, ca. 1000 BC, until Assyria annexed the Aramean …

Will cosmologists ever illuminate us about dark matter? – Alexander B Fry

I’m sitting at my desk at the University of Washington trying to conserve energy. It isn’t me who’s losing it; it’s my computer simulations. …

Dark Matter

TIME or SPACETIME

A belief that the ancients held unusual scientific knowledge, of which only scattered references remain today, was held by many great philosophers …

Physics

35 science jokes that are so cringe-worthy they might make a scientist groan

Scientists take their world- and life-changing work very seriously.<p>Whether it's charting the possible consequences of climate change, helping predict when we might die, or keeping tabs on nuclear weapons stockpiles, their work can take on a huge gravitas.<p>But we all need to unwind, and sometimes …

Chemistry

Physicists Are Probing The Centre of Our Galaxy to Find The Missing Fifth Force of Nature

"If true, it's revolutionary."<p>Our current understanding of the Universe states that it's governed by four fundamental forces: gravity, …

Physics

This New Explanation For Dark Matter Could Be The Best One Yet

Has it been shifting forms this whole time?<p>It makes up about 85 percent of the total mass of the Universe, and yet, physicists still have no idea …

The Sun – our steady, reliable companion – tells a very different story up close

‘Science’ has concluded that 1/2 of what it claims as truth is false

Chart of ‘Science’ (Efbrazil) COGwriter How scientific is the modern science community? Notice something from the past: Editors of World’s Most …

Research

Researchers can now desalinate seawater with the power of the Sun

One of the oldest means of extracting potable liquid from seawater involves distillation, basically boiling the water into steam and then cooling the purified vapor in condensation tubes. Problem is, this method is incredibly power intensive with nearly half of the input energy going towards just …