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Olympus Mons: The Tallest Mountain In The Solar System
Experience the awesome size of Martian volcano Olympus Mons, the tallest mountain in the solar system, three times the height of Everest.
As The Moon Drifts Farther Away, The Earth’s Days Are Getting Longer
Days on Earth were a lot shorter 1.4 billion years ago.
The Original “Alien Abduction” Story That Launched A Thousand Bogus Tales
Betty and Barney Hill were the first people to claim to be abducted by aliens, and have an in-depth story to back it up.
New Scientific Theory For Origin Of Octopuses: They’re Aliens
Octopuses are weird looking. But that's not the only reason these 33 scientists believe they came from outer space.
Scientists Have Figured Out What Will Happen When The Sun Dies
The sun only has a finite amount of energy, and when it's gone, it's going out in a blaze of glory.
Meet Ann Hodges, The Only Person To Be Hit By A Meteorite
In 1954, geologists came across the first recorded case of a meteorite colliding with a human being.
The Legend Of The Flatwoods Monster And The UFO It Flew In On
The Flatwoods Monster was discovered after a group went into the woods to investigate “an oval-shaped…ball of fire” they saw overhead.
NASA Has Sent Sperm Into Orbit To Find Out If Space Babies Are Possible
Scientists hope the samples will reveal whether or not gravity affects the motility of sperm – ultimately deciding whether or not reproduction can occur in space.
Investigating The Truth Behind The Roswell Incident
The Roswell incident is the most famous event in extraterrestrial lore. But, there's more to the story than government conspiracies and flying saucers.
Meet The Tardigrade — The Universe’s Most Resilient Animal
The tardigrade has baffled scientists for years, for its ability to survive everything it's been exposed to so far – even space.
This Rare Star Explosion Puts Most Supernovae To Shame — And NASA Captured It
NASA's Kepler space telescope captured the wild explosion of a unique kind of dying star, gaining insight into this mysterious sort of supernova.