Climate Change Is Depriving The Whole World of Sleep. Here’s How Much We Stand to Lose

Anyone who’s tried to go to sleep in a heatwave knows the sweaty agony that rising temperatures can bring. And global warming won’t make it any easier to find a cool spot on the bed. According to billions of sleep measurements from smartwatches around the world, high temperatures caused by climate change are already linked … Read more

Study Finds That Climate Change Will Negatively Impact Human Sleep Around the World

A new study finds that increasing ambient temperatures negatively impact human sleep around the globe. Most research looking at the impact of climate change on human life has focused on how extreme weather events affect economic and societal health outcomes on a broad scale. Yet climate change may also have a strong influence on fundamental … Read more

Ghostly Unseen “Mirror World” Might Be Cause of Cosmic Controversy With Hubble Constant

An unseen ‘mirror world’ of particles that interacts with our world only via gravity may be key to solving the Hubble constant problem, according to new research. According to new research, an unseen ‘mirror world’ of particles that interacts with our world only via gravity might be the key to solving a major puzzle in … Read more

Scientists reveal how seascapes of the ancient world shaped genetic structure of European populations — ScienceDaily

Trinity scientists, along with international colleagues, have explored the importance of sea travel in prehistory by examining the genomes of ancient Maltese humans and comparing these with the genomes of this period from across Europe. Previous findings from the archaeological team had suggested that towards the end of the third millennium BC the use of … Read more

70 years ago, the world united for a monumental scientific project — and kicked off the Space Race

Seventy years ago this week – on May 16, 1952 – scientists announced the International Geophysical Year, a concerted effort of the world’s best minds to come together so that the planet could learn about itself. By the time the actual “year” went down from July 1957 to December 1958, more than 30,000 researchers across … Read more

These Videos From a Space Probe Flying Past The Sun Are Truly Out of This World

A spacecraft looping around the Sun has made its first close approach – and filmed the encounter in glorious detail. The European Space Agency (ESA) Solar Orbiter entered the close encounter, known as perihelion, on 26 March, coming in at a distance of around 48 million kilometers (30 million miles), inside the orbit of Mercury. … Read more

The Cryptocurrency Crash Is Great News For The Rest of The World. Here’s Why

Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin were meant to be used as digital cash. Instead, they’ve become popular as speculative investments. As well as being resource-intensive and inherently wasteful, cryptocurrencies are also incredibly volatile. Prices for the largest cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin and Ethereum, have both dropped by over 55 percent in six months, leading some to suggest that regulation … Read more

Total lunar eclipse 2022: How to view the ‘blood moon’

The moon will glow a scarlet color during this year first total lunar eclipse on Sunday – a stark contrast to its ordinarily milky white sheen. A partial eclipse will begin at 10:27 pm ET Sunday, with the total lunar eclipse starting at 11:29 pm ET, according to EarthSky. The total eclipse will end at … Read more

Komodo National Park Is Home to Some of the Largest Manta Ray Aggregations in the World

Alfredi on reef Komodo. Credit: Andrea Marshall Scientists from the Marine Megafauna Foundation and Murdoch University, through a collaborative effort including the public, are reporting a large number of manta rays in the waters of Komodo National Park, an Indonesian UNESCO World Heritage Site, suggesting the area may hold the key to the regional recovery … Read more

NASA’s Psyche Mission to a Metal World

This artist’s illustration imagines a violent collision early in Psyche’s history. Credit: ASU / Peter Rubin Join the journey as NASA’s Psyche mission team launches in 2022 to explore a unique metallic asteroid orbiting the sun between[{” attribute=””>Mars and Jupiter. The asteroid, likely made largely of nickel-iron metal mixed with rock, could contain metal from … Read more