Welcome to the second half of 2022…
- ‘Mystery rocket‘ that crashed into the Moon baffles NASA scientists, with no space exploring nations having claimed responsibility.
- The puzzling 1908 Tunguska event prompted a UN resolution to raise public awareness about the asteroid impact hazard.
- World’s oldest trees reveal the largest solar storm in history.
- Related: Death star – how our own sun could destroy human civilization.
- Did Neanderthals create the world’s first musical instrument?
- Do we need a new theory of evolution?
- The Norwegian library with unpublished manuscripts by some of the world’s most celebrated writers which won’t be read until next century.
- Experts say we should all be storing our poo in a bank.
- Mysterious artifacts hint at the ‘fairy world’ of ancient China.
- Can the Moon influence our emotions?
- ‘Super-Earths’ could host life for 84 billion years, study finds.
- First responders are testing futuristic ‘jet suits‘.
- A surprisingly high number of wildfires are caused by electrocuted birds.
- The US Supreme Court says ‘hold my beer‘ to electrocuted birds, with new decision that limits the government’s power to fight climate change.
- Never-before-seen microbes currently locked in melting glaciers could spark a wave of new pandemics if released.
Quote of the Day:
Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.