Life Among the Dwarfs – Out There

The nearby red dwarf star TRAPPIST-1 has a system of seven Earth-size planets, all jammed into a space much smaller than the gap between the Sun and Mercury. (Credit: ESO/O. Furtak) When I was an astronomy-obsessed kid, I learned that most of the stars in our galaxy and beyond are very similar to our Sun. […]

Recent Navy UFO Encounters Occurred Constantly

We have exclusive details about the incidents off the east coastin 2014 and 2015, including that the objects all looked exactly the same.      One of the biggest questions surrounding the most recent known spate of UFO encounters with U.S. Navy pilots—those that occurred off the southeastern seaboard of the United States between 2014 […]

“Terrorist Fiske Jab” Revisited – Neuroskeptic

This very blog forms a large part of a newly published study on research methods blogs in psychology. The paper has a spicy backstory. Back in 2016, psychologist Susan Fiske caused much consternation with a draft article which branded certain (unnamed) bloggers as being “bullies” and “destructo-critics” who “destroy lives” through “methodological terrorism.” Fiske’s post […]

Alien Abductee explains why you should NEVER contact Extraterrestrials

As a former military police officer and CIA operative, Derrel Sims has spent the past three decades researching the world of alien beings. His area of focus has dealt primarily with medical and scientific evidence of human/alien contact. To that end, he has spent years studying and training in a broad range of areas that […]

White Holes: Do Black Holes Have Mirror Images?

An artistic representation of a white hole. (Credit: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center/Discover) It was no less a luminary than Isaac Newton who taught us that for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. Push on the wall, and it pushes back. With that in mind, cosmic “white holes” make a lot of […]

History’s “Unidentified” Examines Nuclear Weapons-Related UFO Incidents

     The fifth episode of Unidentified: Inside America’s UFO Investigation premiers Friday, June 28, 2019, on History (formerly the History Channel). Based on previews, the program will apparently examine a few of the now-well-documented cases of UFO activity at nuclear weapons sites. In the months following The New York Times’ bombshell story, on December […]

Oyster Shells Inspire Scientists To Create Glass That’s Much Harder to Shatter – D-brief

(Credit: Lizard/Shutterstock) Crack open an oyster shell and the inner face shimmers in a rainbow of kaleidoscopic colors. This smooth material, known as mother-of-pearl, is beautiful and resilient – so resilient that it has inspired the creation of virtually shatterproof glass.  “Our bioinspired glass is 2-3 times more impact resistant than laminated glass and tempered […]

Scientists Are Taking the Fight Against Deepfakes to Another Level – The Crux

(Credit: meyer_solutions/Shutterstock) Deepfake videos are hard for untrained eyes to detect because they can be quite realistic. Whether used as personal weapons of revenge, to manipulate financial markets or to destabilize international relations, videos depicting people doing and saying things they never did or said are a fundamental threat to the longstanding idea that “seeing […]

Airplane Contrails Are Making Climate Change Worse – D-brief

Airplane contrails, also known as the ice clouds formed by airplane farts, could contribute substantially to climate change. This will be accentuated in the future as air travel ramps up. (Credit: Gajus/Shutterstock) More than 40,000 airplanes crisscross the skies above the U.S. every day. The engines propelling the metal birds through the wild blue yonder […]

Moving Objects on the Lunar Surface caught in Live Telescope Footage

Lisa Haven interviews John Greenewald of the TheBlackVault. Why does the US government not come with an official statement of the existence of UFOs and aliens? John Greenewald is one of the most dedicated UFO investigators on the planet. More than 22 yearts ago, in 1996, he began researching the secret inner workings of the […]

NASA Announces New Dragonfly Drone Mission to Titan – D-brief

Dragonfly, with its eight rotors, will explore Saturn’s moon Titan by flight, the first for an off-world mission. (Credit: Johns Hopkins APL) Today, NASA announced the next mission in their New Frontiers program to explore the solar system. Dragonfly, a drone lander, will explore Saturn’s largest moon Titan. Titan is the only solar system moon […]