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Earthquake Hits Kondoa in Tanzania

Earthquake Hits Kondoa in Tanzania

Just after 5 pm local time, an earthquake hit 55  kilometers south-southeast of Kondoa in the Manyara Region of Tanzania. It was a sizeable quake, and its effects were felt in several surrounding cities, though damage was minimal.  It registered  a magnitude of 5.1 and a depth of just 10 kilometers. This region has experienced […]

Small Groups of Leaders Influence Human Tendency Toward Cooperation

Small Groups of Leaders Influence Human Tendency Toward Cooperation

Small groups of leaders influence the human tendency towards cooperation. Humans are social animals. Because they live in groups, not in isolation, they have a large influence on one another. A new study has examined how people can prompt their fellow citizens to behave in a social manner, i.e., work together to achieve a common […]

Could Quantum Mechanics Change Forever After Shocking Electron Study?

Could Quantum Mechanics Change Forever After Shocking Electron Study?

A shocking new study on quantum mechanics is igniting discussion in the scientific community as it found that breaking and trapping the pieces of electrons’ wave functions may change quantum mechanics forever. A team of scientists from Brown University has looked more closely at electrons trapped in liquid helium cooled to near absolute zero. They […]

Antares Explodes and Other Rocket Disasters

Antares Explodes and Other Rocket Disasters

Just six seconds after defying gravity in an extraordinary show of fire and brimstone, Antares, an unmanned rocket carrying food and supplies, burst into flames and lit the night sky, reminding everyone of the other rocket disasters we have experienced before. The Antares’ explosion could be seen from the International Space Station, its planned destination. Immediately, questions of what […]

Maggots Can Unlock Clues to Deadly Crimes

Maggots Can Unlock Clues to Deadly Crimes

While it might be difficult for some people to believe, maggots can unlock clues to deadly crimes. When someone brings up maggots or sees one crawling around, the typical response is a scrunched up face and an expression of being completely grossed out. However, maggots may actually be helpful little creatures. In a recent study […]

Scientists May Have Cracked the Code on Formation of Complex Life

Scientists May Have Cracked the Code on Formation of Complex Life

Did complex life form from the outside-in or the inside-out? Scientists may have cracked the code on the formation of multi-celled organisms. Biologists and cousins, David Baum of the University of Wisconsin and Buzz Baum of University College London, have developed a new theory about how life evolved from early prokaryotic cells into the eukaryotic […]

NASA Holds Antares Rocket Explosion Press Conference

NASA Holds Antares Rocket Explosion Press Conference

NASA officials held a press conference at 6:00 p.m. EDT, Oct. 28, 2014, to express their regrets about the Antares rocket explosion incident, which occurred earlier in the day at the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia, as the Orbital Sciences space vehicle prepared to launch its third resupply mission to the International Space Station (ISS). […]

Weather Channel Co-Founder Says Climate Change Is a Myth

Weather Channel Co-Founder Says Climate Change Is a Myth

Weather Channel co-founder and meteorologist John Coleman says climate change is a myth. Coleman was on Fox News Monday evening to talk about the troubles and misfortunes that face what he feels to be one of the United States’ most oppressed minority groups, which would be the climate skeptics. Coleman stated that anyone who was a […]

NASA Antares Explosion Investigation Underway [Video]

NASA Antares Explosion Investigation Underway [Video]

The NASA Antares rocket launch rescheduled for Tuesday after having to be scrubbed Monday night when a private sailboat ventured onto the launch field exploded unexpectedly just seconds after launch, and an investigation is now underway to determine what happened. All personnel are safe and accounted for, as this was an unmanned flight to the […]

NASA Antares Rocket Explodes and Witnesses React

NASA Antares Rocket Explodes and Witnesses React

A NASA rocket that was launched from Virginia today exploded just seconds after launch. Witnesses and science lovers gathered all around the East coast to see the much-anticipated lift off and were shaken and in awe of the sight.  It is reported that all personnel involved in the launch are accounted for, and that no […]

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