The star KIC 8462852 sits 1,480 light years away in the constellation Cygnus. It’s an unassuming object at first glance, but it became a hot topic in astronomy last year when data from the planet-hunting Kepler telescope showed something causing fluctuations in the light coming from KIC 8462852 (nicknamed Tabby’s Star, after the
A Russian fighter jet carried out an “unsafe and unprofessional” intercept of a U.S. spy plane over the Black Sea and came within 10 feet (3.05 meters) of the American aircraft, two U.S. defense officials said on Wednesday.
The incident is likely to cause more tension between the United States and Russia, who are
Mexico considers Bill to revoke treaties if Trump wins election!
President Enrique Peña Nieto and Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speak during a joint conference in Mexico City: Mr Peña Nieto has faced a fierce backlash at home over what many saw as his red carpet treatment of Mr Trump. Photograph: Susana
A U.S. Navy coastal patrol ship changed course after a fast-attack craft from Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps came within 100 yards (91 meters) of it in the central Gulf on Sunday, U.S. Defense Department officials said on Tuesday.
USS Firebolt in Gulf of Arabia
It was at least the fourth such incident in
An actual EM Drive is about to be launched into space for the first time, so scientists can finally figure out – once and for all – if it really is possible for a rocket engine to generate thrust without any kind of exhaust or propellant.
EM Drive Prototype
Built by American inventor
By Dr. Mercola
With the advent of the “green revolution” starting in the 1930s, chemicals were widely embraced as the way to eradicate hunger and ensure abundant harvests. Pesticides and synthetic fertilizers were hailed as scientific marvels that afforded the Western world the highest standard of living the world had ever known.
A Snapped Landing Cable on this Carrier Almost led to disaster in the form of a radar aircraft landing in the ocean instead of the deck. The Snapped Cable also Broke the bones of Eight Crew Members!
We are running out of ways to treat gonorrhea, the World Health Organization announced today.
The U.N. health agency released new guidelines warning doctors that it no longer recommends an entire class of antibiotics, quinolones, because quinolone-resistant strains of the disease have emerged all over the world.
Gonorrhea Bacteria, A microscope
Next time you obsess over something, this video will remind you of just how ridiculous it might be….
A year after finding that military personnel were using government credit cards at places such as Larry Flynt’s Hustler Club, the Pentagon’s inspector general said this week that safeguards still haven’t been put in place to protect taxpayer dollars from being used for unauthorized expenses.
The IG office found last year
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and its commercial satellite payload were destroyed by an explosion at their launch pad in Florida early Thursday (Sept. 1) during a typically routine test.
The explosion occurred at 9:07 a.m. EDT (1307 GMT), as SpaceX was preparing to launch the Amos 6 communications
UPDATE: Worlds Oldest Man Confirmed
Official Indonesian documentation has verified Mbah Gotho was born in 1870, making him the oldest person in the world.
At the reported age of 145, Mbah Gotho from the Indonesian island of Java could be the oldest person on the planet but he is
Cocaine with a street value of up to 50 million euros (£42m) has been discovered at a Coca-Cola plant in France.
The drug, hidden in bags among a delivery of orange juice concentrate, arrived in a container from South America.
An investigation is under way in Signes, a village in southern France.
You have to see this photo to believe it, it looks like something out of a movie…yet it’s true Some Unidentified Chapter of the Klu Klux Klan Enjoying a Day at the Fair at some unidentified Location….in the south I assume.
Apparently the KKK enjoying a Day at the Fair!Location Unknown
“We, indeed, discovered an unusual signal. However, an additional check showed that it was emanating from a Soviet military satellite, which had not been entered into any of the catalogs of celestial bodies,” Ipatov said.
It remains only the barest of probabilities that astronomers have just found evidence of
HAVANA, — Cuba confirmed on Thursday that direct commercial flights with the United States would resume on Aug. 31 after more than 50 years of interruption, following thawing ties between the two former Cold War enemies.
“The start of regular commercial flights from the United States is a positive step and a major contribution to
An official from the Norwegian Nature Inspectorate (Statens naturoppsyn – NNI) was on a routine inspection on Friday when he walked into an area where dead reindeer were lying close together on the ground.
It’s unknown whether all 323 animals were killed by one lightning strike. Photo: Håvard Kjøntvedt / Statens naturoppsyn / NTB
Manila (AFP) – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who is waging a bloody war on crime, has justified the large-scale killing of drug users by suggesting the victims were not human.
An activist hold a banner in front of the Philippine National Police headquarters during a protest condemning
In June 1936 (or 1934 according to some accounts), Max Hahn and his wife Emma were on a walk when they noticed a rock with wood protruding from its core. They decided to take the oddity home and later cracked it open with a hammer and a chisel. Ironically, what they found within seemed to
A Houston man named John Henry Skillern was arrested after Google alerted authorities about illegal photos of children in his Gmail account. The 41-year-old, who works at a Denny’s restaurant in Pasadena, is a registered sex offender, convicted of sexually assaulting a child in 1994.
The search giant informed the National Center