The booming sound heard over the Romanian city of Iasi two weeks ago seems to have been a meteorite exploding, or so a scientist claims. An ant in comparison to the meteorite exploding in Russia in 2013, the Romanian one – if it was one – keeps the public and the authorities on their toes. Was it or wasn’t it a piece of space exploding over Romania?
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So what if the Area 51 raiders actually reach Area 51, pass through, and… find the Area 51 aliens? What would they see? What would the aliens do? We imagined the story in 20+ GIFs, but if you have even crazier scenarios, feel free to share them with us!
A recent groundbreaking study has shown that insect populations are decreasing at an alarming rate. What does this mean for the ecosystem?
Do parachutes work or not? Parachutes are kind of useless, according to one study whose whole utility has been put into question. But there’s more to that “scientific experiment” than meets the eye.
NASA’s Orion spacecraft’s launch abort system was a success! Read all about what happened yesterday and get ready for amazing future space projects!
This July, NASA is running the Ascent Abort 2 flight test of the next safety component of the Space Launch System rocket (SLS). Aren’t you curious? Learn all about it here!