This Experiment Will Shoot Ghostly Particles Through Earth, Answer Why We Exist

The study of the subatomic world has revolutionized our understanding of the laws of the universe and given humanity unprecedented insights into deep questions. Historically, these questions have been in the philosophical realm: How did the universe come into existence? Why is the universe the way it is? Why is there something, instead of nothing? […]

@52CitScientists – Citizen Science Salon

The idea for the @52CitScientists account sprang from a conversation between Mar Dixon and Darlene Cavalier. Soon after, they enlisted Zsófi Szendrei to grow the account and make it a success. You can find @52CitScientists on Twitter and Instagram. Mar Dixon is a self-described “troublemaker for sectors who need a kick up the bum.” SciStarter has a unique connection with her, […]

Saving the World, One Science Fair at a Time – Out There

This is where the magic happens: The main judging hall for the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, the focus of the new documentary Science Fair. (Credit: Chris Ayers/Society for Science & the Public) When I was 16, I participated in the Montgomery County, Maryland science fair. My entry was–as I recognized even at the […]

Rare triangle-shaped UFO caught over London, England

London England – 09-23-18 – The observer and videographer of this event states that he saw this triangle-shaped object flying above his head in London. He states that he just had enough time to grab his 90x zoom camcorder and capture video and still frames of the enigmatic vehicle. The object in question is seemingly […]

Mysterious Men in Black Arrive After UFO Activity | UFO CHRONICLE – 1990

     They sat quietly, leaning toward the lectern in a dark-paneled room near Lake Calhoun, Minn., as a professor from New York told of his encounter with one of the mysterious Men in Black. By Gordon SlovutMinneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune4-3-1990 In the audience were people such as biophysicist Otto Schmitt, a retired professor of […]

Ancient Aliens Came to Earth 7000 Years Ago

During a press conference that was supposed to discuss the opening of a new airport in Dhi Qar, Iraq’s transport minister, Kazem Finjan, surprised reporters when he diverted from the talking points memo to claim that the ancient middle-eastern nation’s location was once home to space stations built by extraterrestrials. [embedded content] Finjan referred to […]

Should a Scientist Run NASA? – Vintage Space

I got a little excited the first time I met then-Administrator Charlie Bolden in 2012! I did take a proper picture after, but this is just so good! With every President comes a new NASA administrator, and the current admin, Jim Bridenstine, has raised a number of eyebrows. The strongest reaction to Bridenstine’s appointment comes […]

“Rick and Morty” Sting Predatory Journals – Neuroskeptic

Last year I wrote and published a fake ‘scientific paper’ to highlight the problem of predatory scientific journals. My article, following in the tradition of earlier fake journal ‘stings’, was complete nonsense, full of Star Wars references and quotes, but it was published by a number of dodgy journals. Now, another sci-fi sting has taken […]

Chimps Know Death When They See It – The Crux

Noel, a chimpanzee, used a grass stem to pick debris from the teeth of a dead chimp in a sanctuary in Zambia. (van Leeuwen, Cronin, and Haun; Scientific Reports Volume 7, March 2017) After Rosie’s mother died, she accompanied the lifeless body throughout the night, in apparent mourning. When Noel lost her adopted son, she […]