A supernova?

A Star Keeps Exploding, and Astronomers Don’t Know Why

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 …

Dinosaur fossils

Did Dinosaurs Once Exist On Mars? Weird Rocks and Other “Evidence”

Earlier this year, NASA published a study about Arsia Mons, a long-dead shield volcano on Mars. As it turned out, that volcano seemingly died right around the same time as the dinosaurs here on Earth. As they shared in their news release, “The last volcanic activity there ceased about 50 million years ago — around …

A solar eclipse hides behind clouds

2017 Solar Eclipse: Bigfoot, Moon Shadows, and Lizard People

I’m not sure anyone noticed, but there was an eclipse yesterday. On August 21, 2017, the moon covered the sun in a total solar eclipse, blocking it completely (to those in its path) for about two minutes and 40 seconds. According to NASA, “everyone in North America plus parts of South America, Africa, and Europe …

NASA's Alien Invasion

Could NASA’s Space Escapades Lead To Alien Invasion?

Scientists are beginning to wonder: Was it really such a good idea to give aliens maps leading back to Earth? They’re talking about the pulsar maps, created by astronomer Frank Drake, that were included with the Golden Records and Pioneer Plaques we launched into space back in the 1970s. Drake, known for his famous Drake …

NASA Rocket Launch Puts On Colorful Nighttime Light Show

A NASA rocket launch put on quite the light show last week. The Terrier-Improved Malemute sounding rocket hit the sky at 4:25 a.m. on June 29 over the Wallops Flight Research Facility in Virginia, reaching an altitude of about 118 miles. As you can see in the above time-lapse video, when it got there, things …