Tag: science

Evidence of Ancient Nitrogen-rich Martian Underground Found by Scientists in Antarctica

In 1984, explorers discovered tiny pieces of a 4-billion-year-old rock from the Martian surface in Antarctica. Decades following the discovery, many questions surfaced such as the rock coming from Mars. Recently, Japanese researchers studied these meteorites and discovered traces of ancient waters rich with nitrogen and carbon. It was named Allan Hills 840001 based on Read More

Robotic X-37B Space Plane on a New Mysterious Mission Launched by Space Force

On May 17th, the mysterious X-37B had a successful launch for its sixth mission from Florida. Riding on top of a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket, it blasted off at 9:14 in the morning EDT. There was a 24-hour delay with the launch due to poor weather conditions. It is still a secret what Read More

Crowds of Ancient Bacteria Found Living Underneath the Seafloor of the South Pacific

Scientists were shocked to discover massed colonies of bacteria thriving on pieces of organic matter under 100-million-year-old rocks deep in the South Pacific seafloor. One study discovered 10 billion organisms with a single cell crammed in a 1-cubic-centimeter space which is similar to the density of bacteria in the human stomach. Since the samples were Read More

Ancient Greece’s Incredible Astronomical Breakthroughs

The planets go around the sun The earliest heliocentric theory of the solar system explained that the sun was the central fire  and the planets are positioned in the right order with distance around it. Aristarchus of Samos, the one who developed this idea, could have assumed that since the sun was larger than the Read More