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Lunar Eclipse Gives A Full Blown Blood Moon (Photos) 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 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 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 ‘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? 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 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 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 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 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 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’ 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 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 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 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 …

Global Warming Report Warns the World is “Ill-Prepared” Global Warming Report Warns the World is “Ill-Prepared”

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) this week issued its Fifth Assessment Report on the impacts of climate change around the world. The new report states that the effects of climate change are already occurring throughout the world. The …

Yellowstone Earthquake: Caldera Remains Calm Yellowstone Earthquake: Caldera Remains Calm

The Norris Geyser Basin felt the seismic bass drop today – all 4.8 worth of it. No injuries were sustained in the midst of this natural phenomenon common to Yellowstone – even though it was the strongest quake to hit …

Soyuz Docking Successful After Technical Hitch Soyuz Docking Successful After Technical Hitch

The Russian Soyuz spacecraft successfully docked at the International Space Station on Thursday, two days after it suffered technical lags that prevented a fast track linkup after launching on Tuesday from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. The spacecraft was carrying …

Pink Dwarf Planet “Biden” Found Beyond Pluto, Hints At More Planets Pink Dwarf Planet “Biden” Found Beyond Pluto, Hints At More Planets

Scientists discovered a pink dwarf planet at the edge of the solar system, long thought to be a celestial no-man’s land. The object, officially called 2012 VP-113, is nicknamed “Biden” in jest after incumbent US Vice President Joe Biden. The …

Adult ADHD Diagnosis on the Rise

Earlier this month, the pharmacy management company Express Scripts released an ADHD study with surprising numbers and implications for adults. According to the researchers at Express Scripts, ADHD medication prescriptions have increased 35.5 percent from 2008 to 2012 for those …

Autism Linked to Abnormal Neurons Formed in the Womb Autism Linked to Abnormal Neurons Formed in the Womb

Though it has been confirmed that autism is not caused by vaccines, health researchers are still unclear on exactly what does cause the condition. Research is continuing on the topic and this week a new study has shown that the …