For hundreds of millions of years, an unusual object has traversed the Milky Way Galaxy, heading straight for us.
Tardigrades. Water bears. Moss piglets. These remarkably sturdy microscopic organisms are so resilient they can survive the harshest environments, from fiery volcanoes to the deep sea, the Antarctic, and even the ravages of outer space.
Meet the newest version of SpotMini, Boston Dynamics’ yellow four-legged robot that actually looks pretty sleek. It seems a lot more advanced than their older robots, something I could honestly see chasing me down in a post-apocalyptic robot future hellscape. Exciting and terrifying, just the way it should be.
Astronomers are trying to understand the odd behavior of a star that has seemingly gone supernova multiple times. As Phys.org reports, atronomers at the Palomar Transient Factory first detected the star, iPTF14hls, go supernova in September 2014. It was then classified as an exploding star the following January. Unexpectedly, however, the star then began to …
I don’t even know what to make of this one. It’s much better to read the press release for a full explanation. But, suffice it to say, scientists over at CERN have performed measurements once again confirming that protons and antiprotons share the same magnetic moment (or g-factor). At least, so far, it seems that …
Here’s a little macabre story for you (reader beware): On June 28, 1905, the prisoner Henri Languille was decapitated by the guillotine in France. In the interest of science, a doctor named Beaurieux observed the execution, and immediately retrieved the fallen head.
It’s a bit haunting to watch: A thin funnel cloud slowly swirling back up into the heavens above Jōetsu City in Niigata Prefecture, Japan. As SoraNews24 reports, a resident captured the footage, and it was later shared on Twitter and YouTube by Weathernews, a weather information service based in Chiba Prefecture.