Lightning could have created life on Earth

1 month ago
Lightning could have created life on Earth

The emergence of life on Earth may have had an unusual component. A new study suggests that lightning may have been one of the keys to the emergence of living organisms. When lightning strikes sand, soil, or rock, it immediately melts the materials into a glassy block known as fulgurite, or lightning rock. When geologists … Read more

Top-secret Cold War project reveals incredible plant fossils under Greenland

1 month ago
Top-secret Cold War project reveals incredible plant fossils under Greenland

Greenland’s ice sheet may have disappeared much later than previously thought, allowing plants and trees to not only appear on this northern land, but to abound for quite some time. Frozen soil collected in Greenland during a covert military operation during the Cold War hid an incredible secret: Buried fossils, which may be a million … Read more

Christians wanted to be forbidden to call God Allah

1 month ago
Christians wanted to be forbidden to call God Allah

The Malaysian government has filed an appeal against the decision of the Supreme Court, which ruled that Christians can call God Allah in religious publications. Thus, the Christian community in Malaysia is likely to be banned from calling Allah by his name. Christians believe the ban is unjustified because it violates their freedoms. The community … Read more

A cluster of mysterious substance found near the Earth

3 months ago
A cluster of mysterious substance found near the Earth

Astronomers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the U.S. have found an unusual accumulation of dark matter in the galaxy Tucana II – dwarf ultrathin galaxy, which is relatively close to Earth, a distance of only 163 thousand light years. The researchers found stars belonging to Tucan II, but excessively distant from its center. … Read more

Scientists find out why some people can “hear” the voices of the dead

3 months ago
Scientists find out why some people can "hear" the voices of the dead

Scientists have identified character traits by which a person may be more likely to claim to hear voices from the dead. According to a new study, a predisposition to high levels of task immersion, unusual auditory experiences in childhood, and a high susceptibility to auditory hallucinations are all stronger in people who call themselves “clairaudient.” … Read more