Archive for the ‘Science’ Category

June 11th, 2024 - 6:27 am § in Politics, Science

Politicians can’t wish UFOs into existence

“Key members of Congress delivered an astounding rebuke to the Pentagon’s UFO analysis office last week, doubling down on whistleblower allegations of secret U.S government UFO programs,” The Hill reported on Tuesday, June 11, 2024. “Last July, Air Force veteran and former intell[...]

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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