Weird news stories
Be warned. If the rise of the robots comes to pass, the apocalypse may be a more squelchy affair than science fiction writers have prepared us for.
Mysterious ultra-fast pinpricks of radio energy keep lighting up the night sky and nobody knows why.
No one really knows what happens inside an atom. But two competing groups of scientists think they’ve figured it out. And both are racing to prove that their own vision is correct.
“Super-puffs” may sound like a sweet treat you’d find at the grocery store, but these “cotton candy” exoplanets are much more interesting.
The fabric of space-time is a conceptual model combining the three dimensions of space with the fourth dimension of time.
The formation of the solar system is a deeply perplexing puzzle. We’re left with clues all over the place. But how did we get to this from a vague disk of gas and dust billions of years ago?
Why do magic mushrooms turn blue when they are cut? Chemists have now unravelled this decade-old mystery.
Quantum physicist Deep Prasad previously hinted that he had an encounter with extraterrestrials which is why he became so interested in UFOs and aliens.
Our universe is governed by four fundamental forces. Now, however, new research suggests that there’s a fifth force, a discovery that could upend much of modern physics.
Shortly after OSIRIS-REx spacecraft arrived at asteroid Bennu, an unexpected discovery by the mission’s science team revealed that the asteroid could be active, or consistently discharging particles into space.
Plants are usually thought of as silent. But now, for the first time, they have been recorded making airborne sounds when stressed.
Bobbing up and down like a carousel horse might not sound like a stable way to orbit a planet, but it works for one little moon of Neptune.
Data from ESA’s Cluster mission has provided a recording of the eerie “song” that Earth sings when it is hit by a solar storm.
Acid used to be about turning on, tuning in and dropping out. How times have changed. In recent years, high-achieving technology executive has begun seeing LSD as a route up the career ladder.
The universe contains somewhere in the ballpark of 100 billion and 200 billion galaxies. With numbers that large, you can bet that there are some real weirdos out there.