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For the first time in 80 years since scientists predicted it, vacuum birefringence actually exists. Scientists from Italy and Poland observed a weird quantum effect in the polarized light of empty space around a neutron star. Researchers first caught wind...
Researchers are again searching for the ripples of space and time known as gravitational waves at the LIGO observatory near Richland, after making the first two direct observations of the waves in its previous operating run. Gravitational waves, in case...
More than 500,000 pieces of debris, or “space junk,” are tracked as they orbit the Earth. They all travel at speeds up to 17,500 mph, fast enough for a relatively small piece of orbital debris to damage a satellite...
This century's biggest supermoon made millions of people across the globe excited as they brought out their smartphones and cameras to capture the rare moment. Recently, a new video posted stirred various reactions as a UFO was spotted speeding...
Study by two University of Arizona planetary scientists reveals fascinating clues about Pluto, suggesting the small world at the fringes of our solar system is much more active than anyone ever imagined. Sputnik Planitia, a 1,000-kilometer-wide basin within the iconic...
Researchers noted a high concentration of ammonia in the air surrounding the Canadian Arctic during the summertime. Around that same time of year, millions of birds flock to the area to breed. So the researchers decided to mimic the chemicals in bird...
A MASSIVE blue sphere spotted in front of the Sun by Nasa cameras has captivated the imagination of UFO hunters. The images dated November 17, 2016 can be found on NASA’s Stereo Science Center website with “Ahead HI1” Telescope view...
UF assistant professor Brett Scheffers discusses his recent study, in conjunction with more than a dozen authors from other universities and nongovernmental organizations, that shows the footprint of climate change already is vast as species try to adapt to...
The Government of Canada to invest nearly $1.8 billion to spur clean innovation in developing countries. The investment will be aimed at mobilizing private-sector support to boost clean innovation in developing countries. The funding is part of Canada’s $2.65bn pledge to...
NASA’s Near Earth Object (NEO) Program released a map this week detailing the location of hundreds of small asteroids that have entered the Earth’s atmosphere in the last couple decades. In a public letter released via the isupportaim.com, planetary scientists...

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