Supersonic Flight Without Sonic Booms: Watch NASA Reveal Its New X-59 Plane This Week

For the first time, NASA is about to publicly unveil the X-59, an experimental aircraft that’s designed to pull off a remarkable engineering feat: supersonic flight without a sonic boom.  The game-changing plane will be rolling out of its Californian hangar on Friday, January 12. NASA is calling this moment a “historic milestone in aviation … Read moreSupersonic Flight Without Sonic Booms: Watch NASA Reveal Its New X-59 Plane This Week

35 New Species Of Bacteria Found Lurking In Human Samples

More than 30 new-to-science species of bacteria have been discovered in patient samples at the University Hospital Basel, Switzerland. Some of these are clinically relevant, and so could open up new avenues of research for those seeking to better understand, or find treatments for, the associated infections. The findings also highlight just how many pathogens are … Read more35 New Species Of Bacteria Found Lurking In Human Samples

Eugene Shoemaker Is The Only Human To Be Buried On The Moon

Despite controversy, human remains are on their way to the Moon today, after Space burial firm Celestis, which promises to launch the remains of loved ones into space, purchased space on board private firm Astrobotic’s Peregrine lunar lander. The mission has been criticized by the Navajo Nation (amongst others) for ignoring the sacred position the … Read moreEugene Shoemaker Is The Only Human To Be Buried On The Moon

Long-COVID Can Destroy Your Ability To Exercise – Now We Know How

Long COVID is perhaps most famous for the “brain fog” it can cause in those who have it, but that’s far from the only symptom. The physical symptoms can be equally debilitating, including long-lasting and extreme fatigue, especially after exercise – and thanks to a new study out of Amsterdam, now we know what causes … Read moreLong-COVID Can Destroy Your Ability To Exercise – Now We Know How

City Sends First Interstellar Laser-Beamed Tourism Campaign To Attract Alien Visitors

The city of Lexington, Kentucky has sent a message via laser to the TRAPPIST-1 system, officially in the hope of attracting tourists from one of the many Earth-like planets there. Some may suspect the real agenda is to attract visitors from closer to home, but we’ll let you be the judge of that. There’s plenty … Read moreCity Sends First Interstellar Laser-Beamed Tourism Campaign To Attract Alien Visitors

Obscure Psychoactive Drug Incredibly Effective At Treating PTSD In Military Vets, Study Suggests

For years now, the potential benefits of psychoactive drugs have been slowly moving from “hippie nonsense” to “science-backed research.” From magic mushrooms to psychedelic toad milk, it seems ever clearer that tripping balls can actually be a pretty effective treatment for certain mental illnesses – including, suggests a small new study out of Stanford University, … Read moreObscure Psychoactive Drug Incredibly Effective At Treating PTSD In Military Vets, Study Suggests

Google Keeps Its Crown As The Internet’s Most Popular Website

Despite being knocked off the top spot by TikTok back in late 2021, Google soon reclaimed its title as the most popular domain on the internet, and if the past is anything to go by, it doesn’t seem set to give it up anytime soon. According to Cloudfare Radar’s popularity rankings, Google and its offshoots … Read moreGoogle Keeps Its Crown As The Internet’s Most Popular Website