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Astronomers Just Discovered The Real-Life Star Trek Planet Vulcan
Creator of the series, Gene Roddenberry, identified a real-life star as the planet Vulcan's would-be sun. As it turns out, there actually is a "Vulcan" orbiting that star.
Solar Observatory In New Mexico Reopens Amid Speculation That Aliens Caused The Closure
"Nobody would really elaborate on any of the circumstances as to why. The FBI were up there. What their purpose was nobody will say."
Expletive-Filled Tweet Costs Woman Her NASA Internship
One of the organization's famed members, Homer Hickam, did not take kindly to the profane tweet announcing the intern's new position.
Scientists Have Detected A Lake Of Water On Mars. Is Alien Life Next?
Scientists spent two years ruling out all other possible explanations.
Alien Life Likely Existed On The Moon Billions Of Years Ago, New Report Claims
"If liquid water and a significant atmosphere were present on the early Moon for long periods of time, we think the lunar surface would have been at least transiently habitable."
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. Ann Hodges had the unfortunate luck of being that person.