Watch Australia's Wildfires Spawn Massive Smoky Thunderclouds - WIRED
The wildfires currently tearing through Australia aren’t just unprecedented—they’re catastrophic, as one fire researcher put it. Climate change and fierce heat waves have dried the landscape into swaths of tinder, and all it takes is a single spark to unleash
Repeating Fast Radio Burst Localized to Massive Spiral Galaxy | Astronomy - Sci-News.com
Astronomers have pinpointed the source galaxy of the fast radio burst known as FRB 180916.J0158+65 (FRB 180916 for short) — making it the closest known example to us and only the second repeating fast radio burst source to have its
Wave of "Stellar Nurseries" May Be Our Galaxy’s Biggest Structure - Futurism
January 9th 20__Kristin Houser__Filed Under: Hard Science WorldWide Telescope/Alyssa GoodmanRide the WaveAstronomers have discovered that the Milky Way is home to an unbroken stream of gas, dust, and young stars 9,000 light-years long — and not only is it
Volcanoes on Venus Might Still be Smoking - The New York Times
Science|Volcanoes on Venus Might Still Be SmokingTrilobitesPlanetary science experiments on Earth suggest that the sun’s second planet might have ongoing volcanic activity.Earth’s closest planetary neighbor, Venus, has an extraordinarily hot, toxic atmosphere and may still encounter volcanic activity.Credit...Mattias Malmer/NASA/JPLPublished Jan.
This incredible image of the moon at the start of 2020 is a blend of 100,000 photos - DIYphotography
There are some people whose work you follow that just makes you sit up and pay attention whenever they post something new. One such photographer is Andrew McCarthy who creates incredible images of the moon, often made from stacking tens
Planet WASP-12b Is on a Death Spiral – Heading Toward Certain Destruction - SciTechDaily
An artist created this illustration of the searing-hot gas planet WASP-12b and its star. A Princeton-led team of astrophysicists has shown that this exoplanet is spiraling in toward its host star, heading toward certain destruction in about 3 million years.
Scientists Find Mechanism That Extends Worm Lifespans by 500 Percent - ScienceAlert
CARLY CASSELLA 10 JAN 2020 A few simple genetic changes is all it takes to prolong a worm's life span by 500 percent, a new study has found.That's much longer than we ever expected, and scientists working the problem think
Jupiter keeps flinging space rocks at Earth - BGR
Jupiter has long been credited with protecting the inner solar system from pesky asteroids and other objects that could potentially cause a problem for us here on Earth. That theory has come under increasing scrutiny in recent years, and some