The Levelland UFO Landing and Sheriff Weir Clem

     As many of you know, I have long thought that the Levelland sightings of November 2/3, 1957, are among the best. There are multiple witnesses in multiple locations who reported their cars stopped and their lights dimmed at the close approach of a glowing red (and sometimes blue) egg-shaped craft. Dr. Don Burleson, […]

NASA found alien planet that has tri-star sky like in ‘Star Wars’

NASA has discovered an exoplanet with three “suns” in its sky. Star Wars, anyone? Astronomers think they’ve spotted an alien planet with three suns on its horizon, but that still isn’t the most interesting thing about the strange new world’s sky. Scientists found the world, which they’ve dubbed LTT 1445Ab, in data gathered by NASA’s […]

Tiny 20-million-year-old skull sheds new light on evolution of human brain

New study shows the internal structures of primate brains may not have grown proportionately larger as brain size evolved A tiny 20-million-year-old skull has shed new light on the mystery of brain evolution in primates, including humans. [embedded content] It has long been thought that the brain size of anthropoid primates – a group of […]

Our Microbiomes Might Shape Our Social Lives – The Crux

(Credit: Sara López Gilabert/SAPIENS) It is early morning on a wide plain in Amboseli National Park in southern Kenya. With a small Dixie cup and a wooden tongue depressor, Susan Alberts picks up a fecal sample left by a female baboon named Yoruba. Alberts is an eminent primatologist. She is both the chair of the […]

Quantum Physicists Have Successfully Teleported A Qutrit For The Very First Time

Quantum teleportation has been a term related to qubits for the longest time and recently, researchers have successfully teleported ‘qutrits’. The research published on American Physical Society is a major breakthrough that will propel the quantum computation prowess to incredibly faster speeds. Scientists have been able to teleport qubits, Quantum Bits of information that have binary states […]

New US Space Command Will Launch Next Week, VP Pence Says

The U.S. Space Command will be born Aug. 29. The new United States Space Command will officially be up and running by the end of the month, Vice President Mike Pence said today (Aug. 20) at a meeting of the National Space Council.  The U.S. Space Command will be the military’s unified combatant command in charge of […]

Audiobooks or Reading? To Our Brains, It Doesn’t Matter – D-brief

These color-coded maps of the brain show the semantic similarities during listening (top) and reading (bottom). (Credit: Fatma Deniz) If you don’t have time to sit and read a physical book, is listening to the audio version considered cheating? To some hardcore book nerds, it could be. But new evidence suggests that, to our brains, […]