By: Gina Campanelli
On March 14th, 2013, researchers operating the Large Hadron Collider tentatively confirmed the existence of the Higgs Boson Particle. The search for the supposed “God Particle” began in 1964, when three papers written by separate teams of scientists theorized about the presence of such...
What happens when galaxies collide
By: Michael Prather - 660563
Galaxy collisions are quite common and are believed to be one of the main factors driving cosmic evolution. In fact, most galaxies have probably been involved in several collisions since their initial formation. These collisions take hundreds of millions of years to complete, making it...
By: Retha Boswell
Recent re-evaluations of craters on the Earth's surface have led some scientists to the conclusion that a binary asteroid wiped out the dinosaurs. A binary asteroid is either an asteroid with a satellite orbiting it or two asteroids orbiting one another, rotating around a single...
By: Sarah Parke
In today's battery market, alkaline batteries are generally more popular than zinc-carbon batteries. Zinc-carbon batteries were invented first, and were more commonly sold than alkaline batteries for many years. But in the 1950s, the public would realize that significant improvements had been made to alkaline...
By: Dr Pandula Siribaddana
Zinc-carbon and alkaline are two types of batteries that are available in the market. Among them, the zinc-carbon batteries were in the market before its alkaline counterpart, although both exist in the present market due to different reasons. One major reason for the continued existence...
Ancient meteorite from Mercury discovered in Morocco
By: Leigh Goessl
Scientists believe they may have found the first meteorite on Earth that originated from the planet Mercury. The ancient rocks do not resemble any other kind of space rock that had been previously discovered or examined. The green space rocks, which had been found in...
Stephen Hawking warns about aliens and insults the human race
By: John Traveler
With all due respect, perhaps it’s time for Steven Hawking to retire, take down his “scientist” shingle, and quit embarrassing himself. While we all know today that the only kind of science that seems to sell books and Discovery channel advertising, is that...
Are NASA scientists on verge of creating warp drive?
By: Terrence Aym
Some scientists at NASA believe they may have the key to creating an amazing warp drive powering interstellar starships of the future and paving the way for a Federation and future Captain Kirks.A pipe dream?Mae Jemison, a former astronaut, doesn't think so, and...
NASA plans to capture asteroid
By: Terrence Aym
The American space agency, NASA, has announced a bold and visionary plan that hearkens back to the glory days of the early space program. Yes, the plan is complicated and may be tough to pull off—and it is rocket science—but the payoff promises...
By: Calvin Wolf
A manned mission to Mars is the next logical step for manned space exploration. Astronauts have been to the moon and the next nearest neighbor, Venus, is inhospitable for any surface exploration. The next logical location for astronauts or cosmonauts? The arid plains of Mars...

 

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