Dimensions: A Line, A Loop, A Tangle Of Threads

“If you could revisit your childhood…which moment would you choose?” Here’s the teaser trailer for Dimensions, a new time-bending science fiction film about a young scientist who, after meeting an old professor and learning his strange theories on time travel, dedicates his life to the pursuit of making those theories a reality. I don’t know …

A Shredded Galaxy

UK Scientists Hope To “Mimic” Black Holes In Lab

Before the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN finally began operation, there was a small movement to shut the project down, out of fear that scientists would inadvertently create a black hole that would swallow the entire planet. This obviously didn’t happen, and probably won’t. Now, however, perhaps we should cast our gaze over to …

Chichen Itza Ball Court

Archeologists Determine Purpose Of “Watchtower-Style Structures” At Chichen Itza

Archeologists at Chichen Itza in Mexico have determined the original purpose of previously discovered “watchtower-style structures.” It’s believed the Maya people used these structures, which were located atop the walls of the ceremonial ball court, to calculate equinoxes and solstices. To determine their ancient functions, archeologists actually reconstructed the watchtower-like boxes, which had previously crumbled. …

New Species Discovered In Peru, And My Thoughts On Cryptozoology

I’ve never had much of an interest in cryptozoology, and here’s why: we’re constantly discovering new species. Just recently, scientists uncovered eight previously unobserved mammals in northern Peru. These are animals we’ve never seen before, hidden in the forests of the Tabaconas Namballe National Sanctuary. What this tells me — and what I think every …