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Find Out What Humans Will Look Like in 1,000 Years

Find Out What Humans Will Look Like in 1,000 Years

“Breakthroughs in science have propelled our species forward,” says AsapSCIENCE in the video below. For instance, in the past century life expectancy has risen dramatically worldwide thanks to advances in science. We now have a much firmer grasp of the universe. We, as a species, are constantly innovating, turning algae into biofuel and developing battery storage […]

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    Groundbreaking NASA Announcement: Evidence of Liquid Water on Mars

    Groundbreaking NASA Announcement: Evidence of Liquid Water on Mars

    In a major scientific announcement, NASA has found evidence of liquid water on present-day Mars. "Under certain circumstances, liquid water has been found on Mars" – Jim Green, NASA Planetary Science Directorhttps://t.co/MvErxberG3 — NASA (@NASA) September 28, 2015 “Mars is not the dry, arid planet that we thought of in the past,” said Jim Green, NASA Planetary […]

    When and Where to See the Super-Rare Supermoon Lunar Eclipse

    When and Where to See the Super-Rare Supermoon Lunar Eclipse

    There will be a supermoon lunar eclipse this Sunday Sept. 27 and if you miss it, your next chance won’t be until 2033. According to Discovery News, it’s a “confluence of three events: a full moon; a lunar eclipse, in which the Earth blocks the sun’s light from hitting the moon; and lunar perigee, when […]

    Hawaii on Verge of Worst Coral Bleaching in History as Water Temperatures Soar

    Hawaii on Verge of Worst Coral Bleaching in History as Water Temperatures Soar

    Hawaii’s majestic coral reef, which makes up roughly 85 percent of all coral reefs in the country, could be entering a perilous state. The state’s corals could experience the worst bleaching its history this year as surrounding water temperatures rise at abnormal rates, scientists warn. High water temperatures in #Hawaii expected to cause terrible #coralbleaching […]

    Stunning NASA Photos Reveal Sun, Moon and Pluto Up Close

    Stunning NASA Photos Reveal Sun, Moon and Pluto Up Close

    NASA is like that one friend of yours who always takes the best pictures. Last month, they gave us a rare glimpse of the dark side of the moon. And around the same time, they snapped a picture of the International Space Station as it crossed in front of the moon. And now, they’ve captured the Space […]

    Move Over Stonehenge, Scientists Just Discovered ‘Super-Henge’ Which Is 12 Times Bigger

    Move Over Stonehenge, Scientists Just Discovered ‘Super-Henge’ Which Is 12 Times Bigger

    Researchers in England announced on Monday the discovery of a major prehistoric stone monument less than two miles away from Stonehenge. The researchers are calling the collection of stones a “super-henge” because it’s nearly a mile wide, “dwarfing Stonehenge by a factor of 12,” says IFL Science. A bigger Stonehenge? Archaeologists have discovered larger stone remains near […]

    Scientists Discover World’s Oldest Stone Tools

    Scientists Discover World’s Oldest Stone Tools

    Scientists working in the desert badlands of northwestern Kenya have found stone tools dating back 3.3 million years, long before the advent of modern humans, and by far the oldest such artifacts yet discovered. The tools, whose makers may or may not have been some sort of human ancestor, push the known date of such […]

    Earth Has Lost Half of Its Trees Since Dawn of Civilization

    Earth Has Lost Half of Its Trees Since Dawn of Civilization

    An international collaboration of scientists has just completed the ultimate green census—by calculating that the planet is home to 3.04 trillion trees. The latest estimate is far higher and almost certainly more accurate than any previous attempt. But the bad news is that humans are removing trees at the rate of 15 billion a year—and […]

    Sea Level Rising Faster Than Expected, NASA Warns

    Sea Level Rising Faster Than Expected, NASA Warns

    New research underway indicates that at least three feet of global sea level rise is near certain, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) scientists warned Wednesday. Sea levels have already risen 3 inches on average since 1992, with some areas experiencing as much as a 9-inch rise. Photo credit: NASA / Saskia Madlener That’s the higher […]