Antares Rocket Will Launch Cargo From Virginia This Friday – D-brief

The Northrop Grumman Antares rocket, with Cygnus spacecraft aboard, is seen on Pad-0A, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. (Credit: NASA/Joel Kowsky) An Impending Launch This week, Northrop Grumman’s Antares rocket will launch the Cygnus cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station. The craft will deliver supplies and scientific equipment […]

Neanderthals Were Just As Violent As Early Humans – D-brief

Neanderthals are thought to have relied on dangerous close-range hunting techniques using weapons like the thrusting spears depicted here. New research brings that assumption into question. (Credit: Gleiver Prieto) Is it time to put the stereotype of the violent and brutish Neanderthal to rest? New research paints a different picture of the ancient hominin — one that […]

Pluto’s Strange Ridges Formed From Ancient Glaciers – D-brief

Sputnik Planitia on Pluto, where strange ridges can be found. (Credit: NASA/Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Institute/O. White) Scientists have traced strange landforms on Pluto back to their ancient glacial origins. A letter by SETI Institute scientist Oliver White and colleagues shows how ridged landforms on Pluto provide evidence for glaciers on the dwarf planet some […]

Listen As Multiple Pilots Report UFOs Off Irish Coast

     The Irish Aviation Authority has begun an investigation into the sighting of an unidentified flying object (UFO) by a number of aircraft off the south-west coast of Ireland last Friday. At approximately 6.47am on November 9, the pilot of a British By Catherine ShanahanThe Irish Exxaminer11-12-18 Airways flight, call sign Speedbird94, contacted Shannon […]

Former Army Officer Tells Us What He Saw While Out In The Wilderness

Former army officer tells us what he saw while out in the wilderness. An army officer explain that while out in the wilderness he came across something he couldn’t explain. Over the years many interesting stories have been told by people in the military. This person encountered something strange while out in the woods. He […]

Maybe Next Time: Barnard’s Star B is Likely Uninhabitable – D-brief

The image shows an artist’s impression of Barnard’s star b and its dim host star. (Credit: ESO/M. Kornmesser) Put on your friendliest face and say hello to the newest member of our planetary neighborhood: Barnard’s star b. An international team led by researchers from the Carnegie Institution for Science announced today that they’ve detected an exoplanet orbiting Barnard’s […]