The Kepler Space Telescope found the oldest solar system in the galaxy. While digging through backlogged data from the Kepler telescope, scientists found Kepler-444, an 11.2 billion year-old star in the Milky Way orbited by at least five Earth-sized planets.
Comcast ghostwrote letters to the FCC from local politicians in favor of the merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable. Continue reading
Scientists moved the hands on the Doomsday Clock two minutes on Thursday. The clock now stands at three minutes to apocalypse. Continue reading
Calling climate change the “greatest threat to future generations” in his State of the Union speech Tuesday, President Obama called out climate change deniers. Continue reading
In President Barack Obama’s seventh state of the union address, he once again raised the issue of global climate change. As his second term nears its end, Obama has little time left to leave his legacy on energy and climate change. Continue reading
An unmanned Atlas V rocket launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida on Tuesday night with a Navy communications satellite on board. Continue reading
On May 14, 2014, scientists at Swinburne University in Australia caught a huge high-energy burst of radio waves on CSIRO’s Parkes Radio Telescope in eastern Australia. Called a “fast radio burst”, the signal lasted a few milliseconds, but it gave off as much energy as the sun does in a day, said Daniele Malesani, astrophysicist at the Dark Cosmology Center, University of Copenhagen. Continue reading
Polar bears are gradually moving north in search of longer lasting sea ice, according to findings published in the scientific journal PLOS ONE. Continue reading