Science

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One day Jon Larsen was eating his breakfast on the porch, and a tiny asteroid fragment fell into his bowl of cereal…

From purpose-bred nudies to hair-shedding not-so-cuties, there’s no getting around the fact that bald animals are a bit, well, odd. Ditch your hairbrush and read on.

Thinking of retiring to Mars, like Elon Musk? Well, these predictions for our next 100 years in space will help you plan ahead. 

It turns out that simply visualising exercise can make you stronger. Where has this research been all our lives?

Imagine what it'd be like to remember everything in your life. Yep, everything. Since day dot. 

It smacks of science fiction but the clean meat movement may well save the planet. Just ask Leonardo di Caprio and Bill Gates (big fans). And yep, burgers are still on the menu.

Could We Be Martians?

Friday January 12, 2018

Humans are obsessed with finding ET… but does this meteorite evidence suggest that we’re the aliens?

Scientists have just invented an algorithm that sifts through patterns of the stars to help identify whale sharks. Confused? Intrigued? So are we…

Moon landing conspiracy theorists, climate change sceptics and flat-earthers: you’re on notice. 

How To Dispose of a Spacecraft

Wednesday December 06, 2017

We’re pretty good at rocketing things up into space. But when it comes to building a ‘spacecraft cemetery’ for the stuff afterwards… not so much.