Once upon a time, physicists raised eyebrows when they said we existed in multiple universes. But this "many worlds" theory has become widely accepted since it was first proposed in 1957 by eccentric physicist Hugh Everett.
Posted: 10/21/2008 12:00:00 AM Reads: 140 Submitted By: jeff Source: www.sciam.com Category: Alternative Spirituality
The study of animals whose existence has yet to be proved is known as cryptozoology, a term coined in the late 1950s by Belgian zoologist Bernard Heuvelmans. Cryptids, or “hidden animals,” begin life as blurry photographs, grainy videos and countless stories about strange things that go bump in the night. Cryptids come in many forms, including the aforementioned giant pongid and lake monsters, as well as sea serpents, giant octopuses, snakes, birds and even living dinosaurs.
Posted: 8/5/2008 12:00:00 AM Reads: 144 Submitted By: jeff Source: www.sciam.com Category: Cryptozoology
Scientists have debated for decades whether local electrical disruptions in Earth’s magnetic field or far-flung happenings in the so-called magnetotail (the tapering region of the magnetic field that points away from the sun) lead to the flare-ups of these substorms and their associated auroras.
Posted: 7/25/2008 12:00:00 AM Reads: 151 Submitted By: jeff Source: www.sciam.com Category: Ancient Mysteries
The new administration directive would move the U.S. from space militarization to "weaponization," opening the way to both offensive and defensive arms in the firmament.
Posted: 7/25/2005 12:00:00 AM Reads: 199 Submitted By: clayroy Source: www.sciam.com Category: Science Controversies
A report published today in the journal Science identifies brain receptors in mice that may help explain why it’s so hard to quit, and help scientists develop new drugs to help smokers butt out.
Posted: 11/5/2004 12:00:00 AM Reads: 136 Submitted By: clayroy Source: www.sciam.com Category: New Science
Rarely does anyone weigh facts before deciding what to believe
Posted: 3/22/2004 12:00:00 AM Reads: 202 Submitted By: clayroy Source: www.sciam.com Category: Parapsychology
The artifact may be the earliest representation of one of the principal gods in primitive South American religion.
Posted: 4/15/2003 12:00:00 AM Reads: 141 Submitted By: jeff Source: www.sciam.com Category: Ancient Mysteries