- Quantum Information Transcends Life and Death
While the debate rages about what exactly consciousness is, the University of Arizona’s Stuart Hameroff and British physicist Sir Roger Penrose conclude that it is information stored at a quantum level and have found evidence that “protein-based microtubules—a structural component of human cells—carry quantum information— information stored at a sub-atomic level.”
- Distant Galaxy Sends Out 15 High-Energy Radio Bursts
Breakthrough Listen, an initiative to find signs of intelligent life in the universe, has detected 15 brief but powerful radio pulses emanating from a mysterious and repeating source – FRB 121102 – far across the universe.
- Crop Circle Filmed Being Formed in Seconds by Mystery Balls of Light
Video footage showing a crop circle forming within seconds as mysterious balls of light swirl above a Wiltshire field has many people convinced the phenomenon is not a hoax after all.
- Scientists Discover ‘Force-Field’ Around Human Body
Scientists at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden have used a very well known experiment, called “the rubber hand illusion,” to demonstrate that humans can sense what feels like a “force field” between the brush and the rubber hand.
- Babylonian Tablet Shows Greeks Did Not Develop Trigonometry
A 3,700-year-old clay tablet has proven that the Babylonians developed trigonometry 1,500 years before the Greeks and were using a sophisticated method of mathematics, which could change how we calculate today.
- Secrets of Sunken Pirate City Uncovered
Underwater archaeologists using a new state-of-the-art technology are mapping out the submerged portion of the 17th-century town of Port Royal in Jamaica.
- Homo Naledi More Human Than Expected
The newest member of the human family discovered so far has a mixture of archaic and more derived traits. New research has found that there are even more modern-like traits than we thought.
- Strange Siberian Mummies Found Bound in Copper
The Siberian Times has reported the discovery of a set of strange mummies which display all of the hallmarks of an unknown ancient culture.
- Hidden River Once Flowed Beneath Antarctic Ice
Antarctic researchers from Rice University have discovered one of nature’s supreme ironies: On Earth’s driest, coldest continent, where surface water rarely exists, flowing liquid water below the ice appears to play a pivotal role in determining the fate of Antarctic ice streams.