Category: Science

NASA discover two ‘Earth-like’ planets 49 light-years away with new telescope – as scientists say they expect to find more

NASA say they have discovered two Earth-like planets 49 light-years away using a new telescope – and expect to find more worlds beyond our solar system. The space...

World’s oldest animal revealed by ancient FAT from 558million year old Russian fossil

ANCIENT FAT has helped scientists discover the earliest confirmed animal in geological records. The pre-historic creature lived on Earth around 558million years ago –...

Octopuses given ECSTASY tried to hug each other – revealing secret genetic link to humans

OCTOPUSES try to “hug” each other when given ecstasy, revealing a previously unknown genetic link to humans. That’s according to a controversial new...

Ice sheet 60 times the size of England could melt causing 4m sea-level rise – and plunging UK coasts into OCEAN

AN ENORMOUS ice sheet is at risk of melting even if temperatures rise by just 2°C, potentially sparking major climate chaos. Scientists say that if the East Antarctic...

Love bees but hate wasps? Scientists reveal the reason why

SCIENTISTS have revealed that we hate wasps because we don’t know the good they do for the environment. Research by University College London has shown that...

Great whites swim for MONTHS to dine at ‘secret shark cafe’ in mysterious Pacific Ocean lair

A MYSTERIOUS great white shark lair has been discovered in what experts once thought was a “blank, barren” stretch of the Pacific Ocean. The surprising...

Who is Yusaku Maezawa, how did he make his billions and what’s his SpaceX moon mission?

JAPANESE art billionaire Yusaku Maezawa has been named by Elon Musk as the mystery passenger who will travel around the moon on the SpaceX mission. But who is the...

British TSUNAMI fears as killer UK waves ‘more common’ than scientists thought

DEADLY tsunamis crashing into Britain might seem far-fetched, but new research says it’s more common than experts previously thought. Scientists believe three...

Elon Musk is sending a mystery ‘passenger’ on a SpaceX trip around the MOON – but won’t say who

BILLIONAIRE Elon Musk plans to launch a “private passenger” on a space trip around the Moon. The mission will be operated by Musk’s SpaceX rocket...

What is a landslide, what causes them and which countries are prone to rockfalls and landslips?

A LANDSLIDE sent sent rocks crashing to earth and caused terrified tourists to flee on the island of Zante. As tourists on the island’s Navagio beach are injured...