Scientists at NASA and the International Potato Center (CIP) in Lima, Peru, have successfully grown tubers in an experiment that recreates the extreme conditions on the surface of Mars, in a NASA-backed project called “Potatoes on Mars.”
According to a new study, brain activity may continue for over 10 minutes after one’s body appears to have died.
NASA announced a remarkable, groundbreaking new find in a press conference on Wednesday: an entire new solar system filled with planets similar to Earth and could potentially support life. Researchers revealed that they have made perhaps the most promising exoplanet discovery ever, finding seven planets that are in orbit around a relatively nearby star,
The human mind suffers when faced with a constant barrage of lying, as leading psychologists have discovered, and lies are eventually accepted as truth.
NASA and the NOAA have jointly confirmed that 2016 was the hottest year in recorded history, ever since mankind began recordkeeping in 1880. The record was previously held by 2015, and prior to that, by 2014. At the end of October, Arctic ice was at its second-lowest point since we started keeping track.
An incredibly luminous outburst that astronomers had previously classified as possibly the brightest supernova ever actually might have been caused by the explosive death of a star torn apart by a giant black hole, a new study finds.
The recent discovery of a planet around the star closest to Earth’s sun has raised hopes that life might exist around the sun’s nearest neighbor, but researchers now find that this world might frequently experience…
Why do some of us identify as “conservatives”, and others as “liberals” or “progressives”? According to some neuroscientists, the answer lies partially in the makeup of our brains.
Proxima b is a rocky, terrestrial planet with a surface (not a ball of gas, like Jupiter), a minimum mass of 1.3 Earth masses, and in a close orbit of approximately 11.2 days with Proxima Centauri, the nearest star to the Sun.