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Big Bang Theory Actually Has Religious Roots

Many Americans remain wary of the Big Bang Theory, particularly from a religious standpoint. There is a popular misconception about what it means to believe in certain scientific theories. That one must reject or mock a belief in gods or …

Big Bang Theory In Doubt By Most Americans According To Poll

A recent Associated Press- GfK poll taken revealed that most Americans are skeptical when it comes to topics such as the Big Bang theory, evolution, and global warming. It also revealed that Americans are more inclined to believe and support …

Big Bang Theory Doubted by Majority of Americans

A recent poll conducted by the Associated Press-GfK sought to test public perception, knowledge, and confidence in certain scientific principles which are whole-heartedly accepted as fact by the scientific community – things such as smoking’s impact on cancer rates, the …

Americans Still Unconvinced by a Bevy of Scientific Concepts

If the results of a new AP poll are any indication, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Seth MacFarlane, and FOX should probably order up another season of Cosmos. The survey asked American adults about a handful of scientific and medical issues–more specifically, …

Earth Sized Planet Found Could Sustain Life

A breakthrough in extraterrestrial life is upon us – astronomers found an Earth-sized planet orbiting a star in the “habitable zone” – which has scientists and astronomers excited. It was named Kepler-186f. It was found with NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope, …

SpaceX Launch Delayed, Will Launch Friday At Earliest

A SpaceX launch was delayed earlier this week thanks to an apparent helium leak on board the vessel. While there has been no update, officials say we could see a launch by Friday. CBS News reports that SpaceX was preparing …

Lunar Eclipse Gives A Full Blown Blood Moon (Photos)

In one of the most spectacular astronomical events in years, the full lunar eclipse brought out the the experts, and the novices. People gathered at spots they were certain to see this rare phenomenon and took their share of photos …

Exotic Hadron Particle Confirmed by LHC

Quarks, or subatomic, elementary particles of other subatomic particles, have only been known to exist since the 1960′s. Since that time, though, scientists have made great progress with identifying key characteristics of quarks and their utility. Quarks come in six …

Saturn Moon Formation Seen in New Images

Astronomers this week were excited to announce that new images taken by NASA’s Cassini spacecraft may show a how a new, icy moon could form within Saturn‘s rings. The images show what NASA is describing as “disturbances” on the edge …

Moon Eclipse 2014: Blood Moon Visible Mon & Tues

The lunar eclipse scheduled to take place on April 14-15th promises to give sky watchers an unusual and even rare event. Lunar eclipses usually happen at random – you can get a total eclipse, followed by a prenumbra, then a …

‘Blood Moon’ Total Lunar Eclipse Will Be Visible On Tuesday

The moon is all set to turn red starting on late Monday when it aligns with the Sun and Earth, assuring a celestial spectacle for sky gazers. Astronomers claim that the total lunar eclipse will stretch into the wee hours …

Crayfish: Australia’s Newest Species Is Tiny, But Is It a Cannibal?

Robert McCormack of the The Australian Crayfish Project has discovered a new species of crayfish in Eastern Australia. The discovery of the species Gramastacus lacus was published in ZooKeys, an online journal under the US National Library of Medicine. The …

Here’s A Google Talk About Ending Aging

The most recent “Talks at Google” recording released deals with the topic of ending aging, something Google itself appears to be somewhat interested in. Last year, the company started Calico aimed at extending life. This particular talk comes from Aubrey …

Kate Mulgrew Denounces Creationist Film She Narrated

The Star Trek: Voyager star, Kate Mulgrew, who narrated a film that declares the sun revolves around the earth, has come to her senses and discredited the film, after the fact. “Everything we think we know about our universe is …

Volcanic Island Niijima Merges With Neighboring Island

A volcanic island on the coast of Japan, Niijima Island, has said to have swallowed a part of a neighboring island. NASA has recorded Niijima’s continuous eruptions, and photos from the Operational Lang Imager on Landsat 8 showed a stream …

X-37B Space Plane To Reach 500-Day Milestone In Space

The US Air Force’s X-37B, an unmanned space plane, will reach a milestone on April 25 by being in space for 500 days. The X-37B was launched on December 11, 2012. It launched on OTV-3 in Cape Canaveral, Florida, and …

Full Lunar Eclipse Coming April 15

A full lunar eclipse is not nearly as rare as a solar eclipse, but the event still draws eyes to the heavens. This month people in the Earth’s western hemisphere will get to see the moon at its most impressive. …

Mars, Earth, And Sun All Set To Form Cosmic Alignment Called An ‘Opposition’

A rare astronomical event that takes place about every 26 months is set to happen on Tuesday, April 8th. Dubbed an “Opposition of Mars”, this spacial phenomenon involves the alignment of Mars with the Earth every 778 days. On this …

A Saturn Moon Has Water, And Possibly Life, Scientists Say

Saturn’s moon, Enceladus, contains water – which planetary scientists have long suspected lurked beneath its icy veneer and above its rocky core – and it has been confirmed scientists announced on Thursday. Planetary scientists suspected water existed since 2005, when …

Lunar Mystery Revealed: The Moon’s Age Now Known

We now have a better idea of how and when the moon formed after an international team of planetary scientists revealed their findings in a recent study. This is the closest we’ve come to a birth date for the moon …

Chile Earthquake Triggers Tsunami Waves

An 8.0-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Chile Tuesday around 6:46 p.m. and triggered tsunami waves. “Sea level readings indicate a tsunami was generated. It may have been destructive along coasts near the epicenter and could also be a threat to …