Imagine a future in which many of the electrical devices we take for granted today are replaced by plant nanobionics, a natural form of technology that can power itself, as plants do. MIT engineers recently created nanobionic light-emitting plants that may prove such a future awaits us.
The snow is blue in St. Petersburg, Russia, and no one knows why. Residents there are more than a bit perturbed, as officials remain uncertain about what’s causing their snow to turn such an unusual hue. They’re in the process of testing samples right now, but the worry is that it may be toxic.
In September, a 70-year-old London man spontaneously combusted while walking down a street near his home, according to a report by The Telegraph.
For hundreds of millions of years, an unusual object has traversed the Milky Way Galaxy, heading straight for us.
There’s something for everyone on Mars – broken spacecraft, dinosaur bones, remnants of ancient civilizations. Squirrels. Perhaps it’s not so extraordinary, then, that eagle-eyed supernatural seekers have located a mysterious round ball on the Red Planet.
Is the Earth flat? That’s a bit of a weird topic, if you ask me. An oddly political one, too – there’s an honest-to-goodness movement behind the idea, with large online communities devoted to unraveling what many believe is a planet-wide conspiracy to keep the true nature of our world a secret.
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.