Science Timeline

Scientists Establish Evolutionary Link Between Turtles And Birds

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Missing link arguments, albeit weightless, are the most common statements used by creationists to oppose evolution, despite evidence providing non-linear links between different kinds of species. This week, a group of scientists from the California Academy of Sciences have added another to the pile, after successfully establishing an evolutionary link between turtles and their closest… Read more »

Scientists Discover An Invisible Shield Surrounding Earth, Baffled At How It Formed

Invisible Shield Protects Earth

Scientists have discovered something truly remarkable above the Earth’s atmosphere. An invisible shield is located approximately 7,200 miles above Earth that scientists are likening to “force fields on Star Trek.” According to Front Line Desk, the shield was discovered in the Van Allen radiation belts, two doughnut-shaped rings above Earth that are filled with high-energy… Read more »

NASA – Astronauts Now Using 3D Printing Technology In Outer Space

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NASA is now enabling its astronauts to utilize 3D printers while in outer space. In The Capital reported this morning that astronauts on the International Space Station printed the first object out on their 3D printer; an engraved faceplate for the printer itself. The project proved not only that successful 3D printing in space is… Read more »

Researchers May Have Found Albert Einstein’s Black Hole Object

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Space researchers may have found Albert Einstein’s black hole object, which would support his general theory of relativity. The West Side Story reports that researchers have found a small galaxy some 90 million light years from Earth in the constellation, Big Dipper. It has been called the Markarian 177, and it is believed to be… Read more »

Male Lover Of Alexander The Great May Have Been Discovered By Archaeologists

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One of the greatest military minds to ever exist within the annals of history is Alexander the Great. Under his rule, Alexander the Great conquered Asia Minor, the Levant, Syria, Egypt, Assyria, Babylonia, and Persia. Even today, people are interested in knowing more about the great ruler as archaeologists excavate to find more information and… Read more »

SSaDV – World War II-Era VIrus Is Back – Millions Of Starfish Dead

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SSaDV or Sea Star Associated Densovirus hasn’t been widespread since the early 1940’s, but scientists recently confirmed that a mutated form of SSaDV is back, and it’s deadlier than ever. The realization that SSaDV was back came when scientists looked into the reasons why scores of starfish were disappearing from North America’s Pacific Coast. The… Read more »

Best Time To Watch The 2014 Leonid Meteor Shower?

Leonid Meteor Shower 2014

Each year, stargazers from around the globe step outside to view one of the most impressive annual meteor showers: the Leonid meteor shower. So what is the best time for viewing the Leonid meteor shower in 2014? The meteor shower will peak late Monday night into Tuesday morning. According to Calla Cofield of Scientific American… Read more »

Are Bilingual Speakers Smarter?

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It is common for people who are born in former colonies or in melting pot societies to speak two or more languages. In Uganda, a former British colony, it isn’t unusual to find people who can fluently speak both Swahili and English, while in the Philippines, a World War II commonwealth of the United States,… Read more »

Extinct Woolly Mammoth Could Come Back Through Cloning

Woolly Mammoth Can Be Cloned

Scientists are saying that they may be able to bring the extinct woolly mammoth back through cloning. In 2013, the body of a frozen woolly mammoth was discovered in Siberia. Since it was frozen, the body was well preserved. According to the results of carbon dating, they were able to identify that the female woolly… Read more »

Did NASA’s Curiosity Mars Rover Find Fish Fossil On Mars?

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Curiosity Mars rover has provided numerous intriguing insights into the mysteries of the Red Planet since it landed on the Martian surface two years ago. It has also supplied armchair astronomers with plenty of fringe theories about the planet that unfortunately seem to catch more attention on the internet than the actual research being done… Read more »

Study: Global Warming To Cause 50 Percent More Lightning In The Future

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Scientists have found another threat from global warming: lightning. More lightning in the future can lead to increased wildfires, especially when compounded with severe droughts that may also be caused by global warming. The latest study adds one more fear to the long list of climate change perils. Researchers conducted the study, available in the… Read more »