Alien life might thrive on ‘super-Earths’ made of pure hydrogen

Laboratory studies reveal microbes can live in extremely hostile environments such as 100 per cent hydrogen.  This finding has implications in the search for extraterrestrial life and expands the amount of planets in which life could thrive to include those previously disregarded. Many planets have been found with an atmosphere made almost entirely of hydrogen, … Read more

Remarkably well-preserved wreck of a 2,000-year-old Ancient Roman ‘sewn ship’ unearthed in Croatia 

Remarkably well-preserved wreck of a 2,000-year-old Ancient Roman ‘sewn ship’ that was stitched together using ropes and wooden nails is unearthed in Croatia The vessel was unearthed next to an ancient pier in the waterfront of Poreč Experts are calling the ship Croatia’s greatest archaeological find of the century The vessel’s hull was essentially ‘sewn’ together … Read more

Climate change lets toxic green algae thrive in the Arabian Sea

Shrinking snow caps in the Himalayas are causing the spread of toxic green algae so big it can be seen from space, a new study has found. US research based on NASA images found blooms of the marine species Noctiluca scintillans, known as ‘sea sparkle’, lining coastlines around the Arabian Sea. Noctiluca scintillans, a millimetre-size … Read more

Astrophotographer captures detailed pictures of the Moon’s craters

A photographer has taken the world’s clearest pictures of the moon’s craters by combining multiple shots of the lunar line where light meets dark.  Californian-based astrophotographer Andrew McCarthy stacked thousands of pictures together over lunar phases to show the moon’s surface in all its glory. The lunar enthusiast took two weeks’ worth of frames of … Read more

A Sample Post with Comments

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat. Duis aute irure dolor in reprehenderit in voluptate velit esse cillum dolore eu fugiat nulla pariatur. Excepteur sint occaecat … Read more