For decades now, eyes and sky have met to witness the buzzing of our world by unidentified flying objects, termed UFOs or simply flying saucers. Extraterrestrials have come a long way to purportedly share the friendly skies with us.
Sound from last December’s huge tsunami-causing earthquake was picked up by underwater microphones designed to listen for nuclear explosions.
Posted: 7/24/2005 12:00:00 AM Reads: 131 Submitted By: clayroy Source: msnbc.msn.com Category: Oddball News
Scientists have tried various ideas to explain the steady growth -- the lakes expand up to 15 feet every year.
Posted: 6/28/2005 12:00:00 AM Reads: 102 Submitted By: clayroy Source: msnbc.msn.com Category: New Science
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Howard Benedict, who chronicled the triumphs and tragedies of America’s journey into space in three decades as the award-winning aerospace writer for The Associated Press, has died.
NORFOLK, Va. - A skull fragment found in a 400-year-old trash pit at Jamestown contains evidence of the earliest known surgery — and autopsy — in the English colonies in America, researchers say.
Posted: 12/2/2004 12:00:00 AM Reads: 91 Submitted By: clayroy Source: msnbc.msn.com Category: New Science
WASHINGTON - A Boeing Co.-led team has successfully fired for the first time a powerful laser meant to fly aboard a modified 747 as part of a U.S. ballistic missile defense shield, officials said Friday.
Posted: 11/15/2004 12:00:00 AM Reads: 93 Submitted By: clayroy Source: msnbc.msn.com Category: New Science
Marking the end of a years-long quest, the team behind the SpaceShipOne rocket plane on Saturday accepted the $10 million Ansari X Prize for advancements in private space travel and tourism.
Posted: 11/6/2004 12:00:00 AM Reads: 100 Submitted By: clayroy Source: msnbc.msn.com Category: Space
WASHINGTON - How many people have gotten home after a blindingly stressful day and realize they’ve forgotten some important event or errand?
Posted: 10/29/2004 12:00:00 AM Reads: 97 Submitted By: clayroy Source: msnbc.msn.com Category: New Science
A partial solar eclipse will take place next week, oddly ending the day before it begins.
Italian scientists have used three-dimensional X-ray imaging to reveal the skull of a nearly 3,000-year-old Egyptian mummy and reconstruct his head, all without disturbing a single wrapping.
Posted: 9/1/2004 12:00:00 AM Reads: 88 Submitted By: clayroy Source: msnbc.msn.com Category: Technology News
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - The Mississippi River has its mysteries, but none that can touch the one that unfolded on its banks 1,000 years ago in what is now southwestern Illinois, across the river from St. Louis.
Posted: 8/12/2004 12:00:00 AM Reads: 94 Submitted By: clayroy Source: msnbc.msn.com Category: Ancient Mysteries
Progress craft takes clothes, spacesuit parts and chocolates to Russian-American crew in orbit
MSNBC - DAVIS, Calif. - Inventor Paul Moller figures he’s spent 40 years and $200 million on his dream of creating a practical flying car — and at the age of 67, he’s still hoping the dream comes alive while he can still enjoy it.
Posted: 8/7/2004 12:00:00 AM Reads: 83 Submitted By: clayroy Source: msnbc.msn.com Category: Technology News
The smooth black rock, about the size of a fist, was found protruding from the parched surface of a desert in Oman in 2002 by Edwin Gnos of Bern University in Switzerland and two other geologists.
Macaque at Israeli zoo walks upright after near death experience
Posted: 7/22/2004 12:00:00 AM Reads: 94 Submitted By: clayroy Source: msnbc.msn.com Category: Oddball News
NASA will present token moon rock samples to the crews from its historic Mercury, Gemini and Apollo programs -- and to one non-astronaut: legendary journalist Walter Cronkite.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Five former space shuttle fliers were inducted into the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame on Saturday, including the first American woman to perform a spacewalk, the first black to lead a space mission and the commander of the doomed Challenger.
Ten years ago, on April 8, 1994, the spokesman for an angst-ridden generation, rock singer Kurt Cobain, was found dead in his house in Seattle. It was an apparent suicide.
Posted: 4/6/2004 12:00:00 AM Reads: 100 Submitted By: clayroy Source: msnbc.msn.com Category: Conspiracy Theories