Top Ten Oldest Universities Around the World

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The word university is derived from the Latin universitas magistrorum et scholarium, roughly meaning “community of teachers and scholars”. The term was coined by the Italian University of Bologna, which, with a traditional founding date…
Amazon

Amazon Launches Its Own Social Network

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It feels a bit like Pinterest and looks something like Instagram, but the newest product from Amazon is an honest-to-goodness shopping platform. Called Amazon Spark, the app shows users a feed of photographs that can be clicked on to go directly…
extraterrestrial life

Scientists have a new way of finding extraterrestrial life in our Solar System

Scientists have a new plan for finding extraterrestrial life in our Solar System Humanity hasn’t even scratched the surface of exploring the Milky Way galaxy, much less the rest of the universe, but when it comes to our own Solar System,…
Scientists find link

Scientists find link between vastness of the universe, cosmos' tiniest particles

"Through inflation, the spectrum of elementary particles is encoded in the statistics of the distribution of the contents of the universe, such as the galaxies and cosmic microwave background," said astrophysicist Xingang Chen. July 19 (UPI)…
Survive on this planet

Survive on this planet and you could live to be 150,000

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Astronomers have located a second exoplanet where a year lasts less than the run time of half a season of "Game of Thrones." Survive on this planet Forget the Iron Islands from "Game of Thrones." If you're looking for some truly desolate corners…
Alien ships near Saturn

Alien ships near Saturn? Ex-NASA scientist claims of their existence(Video)

A former NASA engineer at the Ames Research Center claims aliens are in our solar system and they are creating rings around planets like Saturn. Dr. Norman Bergrun, who previously worked at NASA Ames Research Center has recently made comments…
nuclear autumn

How Just one nuclear detonation could plunge Earth into "nuclear autumn"

Many predictions examining the potential consequences of a nuclear strike focus on either the immediate fatalities or the radioactive aftermath. A team from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has taken a broader look at what effect the detonation…
life on a planet

What it would take to wipe out all life on a planet

We worked out what it would take to wipe out all life on a planet – and it's good news for alien hunters The first exoplanet was spotted in 1988. Since then more than 3,000 planets have been found outside our solar system, and it’s thought…
The Sun

Why The Sun Isn’t Special Among Stars In The Universe

The more we learn about the universe, the more we understand that our solar system is not as unique as we’ve always believed it to be. And the sun is no exception, especially now that scientists have unlocked a mystery of its magnetic cycle. Using…