Washington D.C is Sinking into the Ocean – should we panic now?


“Right now is the time to start making preparations,” said Ben DeJong, lead author of the study, in a University of Vermont press release. “Six extra inches of water really matters in this part of the world.” Pretty soon none of the debates in Congress and name-calling during intense election campaigns is going to matter. […]

Cecil the Lion vs the Dentist Hunter — whither humanity?


The Hippocratic oath requires a new physician to swear, by a number of healing gods, to uphold specific ethical standards. The oldest binding documents in history, the Oath written by Hippocrates is still held sacred by physicians: to treat the ill to the best of one’s ability, to preserve a patient’s privacy, to teach the […]

Pentagon is preparing for Climate Change Across the World!


The Pentagon outlined details of its climate change policy this Wednesday claiming that the areas most susceptible to its effect are also the ones facing greatest instability and bloodshed. A report required by Congress covers a variety of climate issues affecting the military, noting how rising seas and severe weather can impact missions. However, also […]

“Super computer”: Obama Commands World’s Fastest Computer


Obama wants to beat the world in the computer race. On Wednesday the president signed an executive order to announce the National Strategic Computing Initiative (NSCI), which will be responsible for building the world’s fastest supercomputer. China’s Tianhe-2 became the fastest supercomputer in the world in 2013, after beating the American Titan. Now Barack Obama […]

Spotted: 100,000 times Brighter Auroras Than Jupiter, Unraveled by Astronomers Outside The Solar System


Brilliant ‘alien’ auroras 1 million times brighter than any of those on Earth have been spotted by astronomers outside the solar system. So far the only brightest known auroras came from Jupiter, which has the most powerful magnetic field in the solar system. In comparison, these newfound auroras are more than 10,000 times — and […]

NASA: Pluto’s moons are going to get ‘geeky’ sci-fi names!


While people get excited as new updates on Pluto emerge, astronomers are busy thinking up names for it’s moon. And yes, those names are going to be geeky! NASA has kept the naming process public. Predictably, the result was a dream for sci-fi fans everywhere. According to the International Astronomical Union – the official governing […]

Mission Saturn: NASA’s Cassini to Capture Images of 2 Icy Moons


NASA’s Saturn-orbiting Cassini spacecraft will get its final look at two icy moons of Saturn— one famous and one shrouded in mystery. It will fly by the erupting moon Enceladus three times, checking out its plumes in the best detail to date. And it will take one last look at the moon Dione. While Pluto […]

Ancient Huts in Africa Explain Earth’s Periodic ‘Pole Reversal’


Earth’s magnetic field in known to flip from time to time – with the north and south poles being turned upside down. However, scientists do not know more about this intriguing phenomenon, until now. A new research, analyzing ancient huts in South Africa has cracked the mystery. When the huts were ceremoniously burned they preserved […]

NASA: Dawn Mission Unveils Colored Maps of Dwarf Ceres


NASA’s Dawn Mission has been exploring the largest rock in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter since March 6, 2015 when a historic landing was made on the dwarf planet. Now, the probe has released new colorful maps of the dwarf planet. The maps beautifully show the height differences between crater bottoms and mountain […]