Doctors in Mexico City have called their double arm transplant success after giving 52-year-old Gabriel Granados a new outlook on life. Granados suffered severe electrical burns in January of 2011 which resulted in both of his arms being amputated below the elbows. The operation took place at the National Institute...
NASA has identified a new asteroid that is expected to make an approach to earth so close in 2030, it has gotten the attention of the United Nations. Asteroid 2011 AG5 is expected to make a "keyhole" pass by earth in 2023 before finally returning in 2030 where it will...
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...
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...
Angelholm, Sweden- A 31-year-old Swedish science hobbyist, Richard Handl, was arrested for trying to split atoms on his apartment stove in Angelholm, Sweden, but only as a "hobby." According to the Associated Press, Handl stated that he has "always been interested in physics and chemistry." On his blog he stated that...
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...
Astronomers with the NuSTAR project using a NASA telescope have captured an image that some say looks like an X-ray image of the hand of God. It is actually a pulsar wind nebula and the remains of a 12-mile wide dead star that exploded and now spins at the...