- The mystery of the dark asteroid that scorched Russia: a new theory emerges to explain the enigmatic Tunguska event.
- Beyond Pluto: the hunt for our solar system’s new ninth planet.
- A ‘monster’ star 2 million times brighter than our sun just winked out of existence without a trace.
- Could Proxima Centauri be the key to finding life beyond Earth?
- Extremely dubious scientist believes there’s mushrooms and lichen on Mars.
- How one teaspoon of Amazon soil teems with fungal life.
- Mysterious abandonment of once-great Maya city may finally be explained.
- New report predicts technology could fuel an age of freedom…or alternatively, make civilisation collapse.
- A renaissance of genomics and drugs is extending human longevity.
- Dolphins are learning tool use from their friends.
- 99-million-year-old bugs reveal an ancient world of vibrant colour.
- Does dark matter actually exist?
- Video of the Day: Imagining the future – the seminal space art of Don Davis.
Quote of the Day:
I think that technologies are morally neutral until we apply them. It’s only when we use them for good or for evil that they become good or evil.