Becky Ferreira

tech-science

Nobody Knows Why Hundreds of People Died at This Creepy Himalayan Lake

Hundreds of people mysteriously died over a millennium at "Skeleton Lake" in the Himalayas according to a new study, making the creepy location even more mysterious.
Becky Ferreira
2 days ago
tech-science

Scientists Are 99% Sure They Just Detected a Black Hole Eating a Neutron Star

“If it turns out to be right, then we’ve confirmed a new type of star system. It’s that fundamental.”
Becky Ferreira
2 days ago
tech-science

Scientists Found a Hidden 'Jurassic World' Buried Underneath Australia

The subterranean remains of 100 volcanoes formed some 180 million years ago were detected under a major petroleum hotspot.
Becky Ferreira
8.15.19
climate change

Saving the Arctic's 'Last Ice Area' Is a Race Against Time

Canada has moved to protect the region, where Arctic wildlife is expected to make its last stand against climate change. Scientists say it's not enough.
Becky Ferreira
8.12.19
tech-science

Ocean Heatwaves That Instantly Kill Coral Are Getting Worse, Scientists Warn

Marine heatwaves present “a distinct biological phenomenon” from bleaching events, and could threaten the livelihoods of half a billion people.
Becky Ferreira
Madeleine Gregory
8.9.19
tech-science

Wildfires Are Now So Bad That Scientists Are Using Them to Study Nuclear War

A smoke plume from the 2017 wildfires in the Pacific Northwest mirrored simulations of nuclear winter, and showed that the aftermath of a nuke war may be worse than anticipated.
Becky Ferreira
8.8.19
tech-science

Scientists Just Discovered 39 'Invisible' Galaxies

These ancient galaxies, known as H-dropouts, defy our current understanding of the early universe.
Becky Ferreira
8.8.19
tech-science

Scientists Just Uncovered Wild Details About How Our Modern Galaxy Formed

The European Gaia spacecraft unveils new details about a cataclysmic collision in our galaxy’s distant past.
Becky Ferreira
7.22.19
tech-science

Watch China's Space Station Fall to Earth

The 34-foot long spacecraft was mostly destroyed during reentry on Friday, though some debris fell into the South Pacific sea.
Becky Ferreira
7.20.19
tech-science

Scientists Reveal Hidden Genetic Processes that Cause Sex Changes in Fish

The bluehead wrasse uses a "best of both worlds" mating strategy that involves morphing from female to male.
Becky Ferreira
7.10.19
tech-science

How the Black Plague Left Traces in Arctic Ice

Charlemagne’s iconic silver currency increased industrial lead pollution, while the Black Death caused it to plummet.
Becky Ferreira
7.9.19
tech-science

How Humans Will Bring the Internet to Space

In the future, orbiters, rovers, deep space probes, and even human space habitats will be nodes on the internet of things.
Becky Ferreira
7.3.19
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