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New ‘Nigerian Prince’ Email Scams Are Making Their Rounds

02/12/2016, By now we’re sure many of you guys have received or have at least heard of the Nigerian Prince email scam. For those who haven’t, basically it is an email that says that a Nigerian Prince needs to transfer money out of his country, and if you were to...

A Meteorite Strike May Have Killed A Man This Weekend

02/09/2016, A very interesting story surfaced over the weekend. It was claimed that a man in India was killed by a meteorite strike on a college campus in Tamil Nadu, one of India’s southern states, local reports suggested that a large object fell from the sky...

Pluto Has More Frozen Water Than Originally Thought

01/31/2016, NASA scientists have been of the view that there’s quite a bit of water ice on Pluto’s surface but it turns out that the distant planet actually has more frozen water than scientists originally thought it did. A new map created data collected...

SpaceX Astronaut Parachute Test Is A Success

01/28/2016, SpaceX is conducting a lot of tests recently, for example, about a week ago it tried the floating barge landing test for its reusable Falcon 9 rocket but didn’t manage to achieve the results it wanted to yet again. However the hover test for the...

SpaceX Tests Capsule Designed For Ferrying People To Space

01/24/2016, SpaceX surely doesn’t want to spend all of its time conducting supply missions, it wants to take up crewed missions as well, aside from the larger aim of its co-founder and CEO Elon Musk which involves nuking Mars before setting up colonies there....

Scientists Think They Might Have Discovered A Ninth Planet

01/20/2016, Depending on which belief you subscribe to, there are currently 8 planets in our solar system. We were taught that there were 9 back in the day, but in recent years scientists seem to think that due to Pluto’s size that it does not constitute as a...

David Bowie Gets His Own Constellation

01/18/2016, What better way to honor David Bowie than by naming a constellation after the iconic artist. The world continues to mourn the passing of this great artist who received many prestigious awards during his life, and he has also received one posthumously. A...

First Flower Has Been Grown On The International Space Station

01/17/2016, Many of us are curious to know if there’s life in the universe beyond our planet and now there is, even though it’s not on a planet and exists in a controller environment, it’s a significant milestone nonetheless. Astronaut Scott Kelly...

China Wants To Explore The Dark Side Of The Moon In 2018

01/15/2016, You would think that because the moon is round, that it should look roughly the same all around, right? However, there is the dark side of the moon, which is basically the side that we don’t see since the moon orbits around us, which according to...

Philae Comet Lander May Not Send Back Data Anymore

01/12/2016, Last year the European Space Agency sent a lander on Comet 67-P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko but the mission didn’t really go according to plan. The Philae comet lander suffered a rather bumpy landing and it first went quiet and then went into sleep...

NASA Gets $55 Million To Build A Habitat On Mars By 2018

12/30/2015, NASA and several private space companies are working hard to take man to Mars, with the idea being to establish a habitat on the Red Planet and eventually colonize it in the future. Much of this has already been done in some excellent Hollywood...

NASA Releases Trippy New Video Of Pluto

12/24/2015, Seeing countless new high resolution photos of Pluto was definitely one of the highlights of this year, the flyby back in July beamed home some amazing photos of the distant planet in our system, but today NASA has something much better. It has released a...

Scientists Want To Try And Grow Potatoes On Mars

12/22/2015, If you’ve seen The Martian movie starring Matt Damon earlier this year, you’re probably aware that Damon’s character, in order to survive on Mars with a limited supply of food, grew his own potatoes. This was done by simulating the conditions back...