Favourite moonwalker…Neil Armstrong or Michael Jackson?
- One giant…lie? Why so many people still think the moon landings were faked.
- The pitfalls of searching for alien life: Scientists looking for evidence of extraterrestrials can draw media attention but also cynical, even hostile, reactions from their colleagues.
- Dirt roads to Dreamland: 51 trips to Area 51.
- Aerogels could be used to build terraforming domes on Mars.
- The incredible story of the dog who befriended a dolphin off the Irish coast.
- Pentagon ordered to tell Congress if it weaponized ticks and released them into the public.
- Were the Vikings smoking pot while exploring Newfoundland?
- Egypt’s ‘bent pyramid’ opens to the public for first time in 50 years.
- Ochre engraving on bones from China oldest symbolic use.
- Future evolution strangeness: From walking trees to floating toads, the far future of nature on our planet could be like nothing we’ve seen before.
- A sunken Soviet sub is raising the radioactivity of the Norwegian Sea 800,000-fold.
- These tiny, weird worms make one of the loudest sounds ever recorded in the ocean.
- Image of the Day: Giant jellyfish spotted off the UK coast.
Quote of the Day:
I think we’re going to the moon because it’s in the nature of the human being to face challenges. It’s by the nature of his deep inner soul … we’re required to do these things just as salmon swim upstream.
Neil Armstrong (1969)