Archive for the ‘Science’ Category

June 9th, 2023 - 6:36 pm § in Misc., Science

Let’s see the spaceships and alien bodies

A breathless op-ed in The Hill on Friday, June 9, 2023 (read it here), claimed “the intelligence community inspector general found ‘allegations that there is a [UFO crash retrieval] program [to be] urgent and credible.’” I certainly hope the Pentagon has a UFO crash retrieval pro[...]

May 30th, 2023 - 11:27 pm § in Science

Could AI cause human extinction?

Experts are raising alarms about artificial intelligence (AI), saying it threatens human existence. A group of scientists and tech industry insiders rate the risk of “extinction from AI” as being on a par with “other societal-scale risks” like pandemics and nuclear war. They [...]

May 26th, 2023 - 10:17 pm § in Science

Technology: Lightning in a bottle

Modern technology is making a lot of age-old dreams come true (e.g., we can now make diamonds and gold), and while no one has figured out how to plug a cord into lightning, scientists are getting closer to making their own clouds and pulling electricity from them. Electricity from thin air — h[...]

March 15th, 2023 - 10:32 pm § in Science

A waterfall as high as Mt. Rainier

Or nearly so. It existed on Mars eons ago. Watch video below for details. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

February 27th, 2023 - 9:47 pm § in China, Health, Science

We still don’t know where Covid-19 came from

“An updated intelligence assessment about the origins of the Covid-19 virus has reopened the long-simmering and unsolved debate about how the virus came to be,” CNN reported on Monday, February 27, 2023 (read story here). “[T]he US Department of Energy’s Office of Intelligence an[...]

January 18th, 2023 - 6:11 pm § in Business, Science

Airliner of the future

The strut wing design has less drag, making it more fuel-efficient. Read story here. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

January 10th, 2023 - 4:56 am § in Science

Still think climate change is a hoax?

“Don’t Look Up” is a satire film about humanity in denial about an impending comet collision with earth (details here). It’s a not-too-subtle play on attitudes about climate change. Denialism is quite possibly the most striking cultural phenomenon of our time. Election, clima[...]

December 11th, 2022 - 6:24 pm § in Science

Is your dog smart as a toddler, or is your toddler as smart as a dog?

Researchers have discovered dogs can learn much the same way as human toddlers do. This dog, owned by a psychologist, knows the names of over 1,000 objects. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

November 15th, 2022 - 11:50 pm § in Misc., Science

NASA’s Artemis 1 moonshot is go; watch launch here (video)

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October 29th, 2022 - 10:38 am § in Science

PHOTOGRAPHY: Smiling sun

This is a real photo, snapped by NASA. Read story here. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]