Incredible Remote Lost World Discovered With Never-Before-Seen Species

For the past few millennia, the dewy rainforests of Australia's Cape Melville have remained totally isolated from human interference. That is, until a team of scientists from James Cook University took humanity's first steps into a land untouched by time. What they found there was almost beyond belief. » 10/28/13 2:16pm 10/28/13 2:16pm

Scientists Created an Impossible Supermaterial Totally by Accident

For more than a century, scientists have been saying the same thing: It’s impossible to create a water-free disordered magnesium carbonate. It’s too difficult. You’ll never amount to anything! Well, suck it, haters: Researchers at Uppsala University in Sweden have unveiled a super-absorbent version of magnesium… » 7/19/13 5:13pm 7/19/13 5:13pm

Did Dr. Richard B. Hoover Just Discover Alien Life?

So the methane organisms discovered in that hostile little lake in California weren't such a big deal after all. No harm, no foul—they were at the very least interesting. Interesting, but nothing like this: Dr. Richard Hoover, as astrobiologist with NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center, claims he's found alien life. » 3/06/11 10:00am 3/06/11 10:00am

THEMIS Satellites Discover Northern Lights Are Powered By Magnetic…

Five NASA satellites from the THEMIS mission were recently able to closely witness the chain of events that occurs to create the northern lights for the first time. Complex stuff going on here, but it involves the Earth's massive electromagnetic fields being stretched to their limits by magnetic bombardment from the… » 7/24/08 5:49pm 7/24/08 5:49pm