There has been a mid-level solar flare on the surface of the sun, classified as an M5.2 flare.  The flare was picked up by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory satellite, as seen in the image above. The event started at 11:57 pm EST last night and peaking about three minutes later.  It...
A kangaroo named Chuck thought to be a male, at the Barnaul Zoo in Siberia has surprised everyone by giving birth. The kangaroo birth process is shrouded in mystery still so zoo officials didn't know Chuck was pregnant or exactly when she gave birth, in fact, they only noticed...
London, UK A group of scientist in the UK now think that some of the bad genes that modern humans have actually came from Neanderthals, like 2 diabetes, Crohn's disease.  Sriram Sankararaman leads a team that tested the genomes of 1004 adults and found that in some regions, modern humans actually...
NASA has reported that its SOHO, Solar, and Heliospheric Observatory, has detected two large Coronal Mass Ejections, CME, from the sun on November 23, travel as approximately 375 miles per second, or 1,350,000 mph. The two earth directed CME's are expected to reach earth sometime on or about Nov 25-26...
The American Beverage Association, which represents Coca-Cola Co., PepsiCo Inc., and Dr. Pepper Snapple Group Inc., has announced that its members will begin distributing new vending machines that will display the calorie count for each sod or beverage drink before you make your purchase. In an effort to stop more...
The planet Venus will make a rare pass between the Earth and the Sun and will be visible worldwide on June 5, 2012. The event happens only twice every 120 years and this is the second passing, the last once was in 2004. It will also be the first...
Batavia, IL- Physicists have discovered a new particle at Fermilab, the U.S. Department of Energy’s particle accelerator outside Chicago. No, it’s not the Higgs Boson, nor is it the graviton. It’s a baryon, which is made up of three quarks (typical examples of baryons are the proton and neutron). This...
Chilean officials report that more than 2,300 birds have been found dead so far along its coastline. Officials say the bird was found with broken wings and bruising and say they believe this is a result of the birds becoming entangled with fishing nets. The Pacific Ocean off the coast...
The International Union for Conservation of Nature has put together a list of the top 100 most endangers species on Earth and the top 5 species that are not useful to humans in an age of economics rules all.  The IUCN argues just because a species does not benefit...
Scientists at Geneva's CERN research center using the $2 billion Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer that was delivered to the International Space Station, ISS, two years ago say they think they have finally discovered actual 'dark matter'. The research team, headed by Nobel Prize winner Samuel Ting based in Geneva, say they...