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Is Your Sunscreen Killing You?

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Sunscreen is supposed to protect skin from ultraviolet (UV) rays from the sun. It seems only natural to think that these products must be safe because they are supposed to be protecting the body. With over 2 million people receiving a skin cancer diagnosis each year it is really important to protect the skin (Axe, 2014). However, it also equally important to choose the right sunscreen; one that is... 

NASA discovers massive hole in the Sun

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A photo of the Sun from NASA’s orbiting Solar Dynamics Observatory reveals an enormous coronal hole, a gap in the Sun’s outer layer and magnetic field. Images released by NASA show a massive hole in the Sun, 50 times the size of Earth, which is blasting an ultrafast solar wind towards our planet. The image of the Coronal hole was taken be NASA’s orbiting Solar Dynamics Observatory... 

NASA's wow video of sunlit dark side of moon

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NASA has released spectacular footage of the “dark side” of the moon – fully illuminated – as the Earth’s natural satellite was moving across the sunlit side of our planet. The unique shots were captured by the Deep Space Climate Observatory. Taken by the Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera (EPIC), the images show a unique view of our planet and the moon from one million miles away. The capture... 

Huge UFO ‘size of Idaho’ spotted in NASA images

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A massive alien spacecraft, around the size of the US state of Idaho, has been spotted near the sun by ufologists in recent NASA pictures. They say the object definitely has a structure. The video released by Youtube user Streetcap1 shows the original NASA image of the sun captured by the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) on July 15, 2015. “This UFO is awesome! Every time I try to ask NASA... 

Scientists predict earth is headed towards 'mini ice age' in 2030

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Artist’s impression of ice age on Earth at glacial maximum. A 60-percent drop in the Sun’s activity may unleash a “mini ice age” on the earth in 2030, scientists say. A team headed by Proffessor Valentina Zharkova used a new model of the Sun’s solar cycles to make the predictions, presented on the last day of the National Astronomy Meeting in Wales. The team used a technique called... 

Saudi cleric says Earth doesn't revolve around Sun

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A Saudi cleric has appeared in a video rejecting that Earth revolves around the sun, claiming instead that it is “stationary.” His statements have incited a fiery response on social media. When questioned by a student about whether the Earth was stationary or moving, Sheikh Bandar al-Khaibari responded with “stationary and does not move,” Saudi-owned broadcaster Al-Arabia reported. He then... 

NASA detects enormous 'coronal hole' on Sun's South Pole

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A giant dark hole has appeared on the sun’s flaming surface, a recently-taken NASA picture has revealed. So far, scientists are stumped by why this spectacular phenomenon, known as a “coronal hole,” occurs. “The Sun starts 2015 with an enormous coronal hole near the South Pole,” scientists of NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory wrote in their blog, having posted a picture of the flaming... 

Russia Goes On Full EMP Alert After Mars-Sun “Battle”

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A new report prepared by Aerospace Defence Forces (ADF) circulating in the Kremlin today states that the reason behind their ordering an immediate full-scale electromagnetic pulse (EMP) alert this past weekend was due to an astonishing, and as yet unexplained, 228 million kilometer (142 million mile) “plasma/electrical discharge” between the Sun and Mars [photo top left] on 19 October. According... 

US Astronomer finds Exoplanet with Atmosphere that contains Water

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Size comparison of HAT-P-11b (gray) with Neptune Astronomers have detected water vapor in the atmosphere of an exoplanet, an extrasolar planet, which does not orbit the Sun. The planet is the size of Neptune and about four times the size of Earth. It orbits a star some 130 light years from Earth. HAT-P-11b’s atmosphere was also found to contain copious amounts of hydrogen. Atmospheres are telltales... 

World’s largest solar telescope captures HD images of sunspots

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The Big Bear Solar Observatory (BBSO) in California, site of the largest solar telescope on the planet, has issued a mesmerizing video and photos in previously unseen detail of surprisingly active plasma in the sun’s fine structures. BBSO’s New Solar Telescope (NST) possesses an unprecedented level of high resolution and enables the sharpest-ever photos of the visible corona of our star. One... 

The Sun that Never Sets as seen from ISS

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NASA astronaut Reid Wiseman has uploaded a mesmerizing six second Vine clip showing a time-lapse of the never-setting sun as it can be seen from the International Space Station. “1st Vine from space! Single Earth orbit. Sun never sets flying parallel w/terminator line #ISS #Exp40,” Wiseman wrote as he posted the video. The brief snapshot compresses a 92-minute ISS circle of the earth into a six... 

Solar Roadways can show Signs, Generate Electricity, Melt Snow and more

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Solar panels that you can drive, park, and walk on. They melt snow and cut greenhouse gases by 75-percent. Solar Roadways is a modular paving system of solar panels that can also withstand the heaviest of trucks (250,000 pounds). These Solar Road Panels can be installed on roads, parking lots, driveways, sidewalks, bike paths, playgrounds, literally any surface under the sun. They pay for themselves... 

Britain finds dramatic rise in skin cancer

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Taking proper precautions when going out in the sun, avoiding tanning beds and sun over-exposure can cut the risk of skin cancer. Latest research in Britain demonstrates a dramatic rise in the number of people with skin cancer, adding that more than 2,000 people die from the disease on an annual basis. Each year, more than 13,000 people are diagnosed with malignant melanoma, the most dangerous form... 

Blood Moon Tetrad Cycle Begins

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For the first time in more than two years, Americans will have a chance to see a total lunar eclipse, an event made even more exciting by the fact that a very rare “blood moon” will also be viewable in the sky. The lunar eclipse will begin early Tuesday morning at 12:53 a.m. EDT, when the Earth will start to move in between the sun and the moon. Once the moon becomes completely blanketed by the... 

1 in 4 Americans don’t know Earth circles Sun

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The nation that put the first man on the Moon is failing to make the grade today when it comes to basic knowledge of the solar system and other fundamental scientific insight. That’s according to a new survey which concludes that while most Americans have a world of information at their fingertips, and show tremendous enthusiasm for new technology, they also lack fundamental knowledge of basic science. Out... 
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