Tag: tech-science

Ancient Gold Burial Mask Found to Be Painted With Human Blood

Image: Pires, Carvalho et. al.  A 1,000-year-old gold burial mask excavated in Peru is covered with paint containing human blood, according to new research. In the 1990s, archaeologists uncovered an ancient and mysterious burial ritual in Peru: in the center of the chamber was a man, seated with his upside-down skeleton painted red along with the […]

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Rampant Poaching Forces Elephants to Evolve to Not Have Tusks, Study Finds

A matriarch in Gorongosa National Park in Mozambique. Image:  ABSTRACT breaks down mind-bending scientific research, future tech, new discoveries, and major breakthroughs. Elephants in Mozambique are evolving away from having tusks due to pressure from rampant poaching over decades, according to a daunting new study.  Published in the journal Science on Friday, the report from researchers […]

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Scientists Have Discovered Traces of Stars From the Dawn of Time

ABSTRACT breaks down mind-bending scientific research, future tech, new discoveries, and major breakthroughs. If we could peer deep into time itself, all the way to the beginning of the universe, what would we learn about the reality we inhabit? Quite a lot, which is why scientists around the globe are searching for the very first […]

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Scientists Detect Radio Signals From Galaxy’s Center, Have No Clue What It Is

Artist’s conception of the radio cluster. Image: University of Sydney ABSTRACT breaks down mind-bending scientific research, future tech, new discoveries, and major breakthroughs. Scientists have discovered a new cluster of unknown radio waves emanating from our galaxy’s center. According to scientists, the signals don’t line up with any known space object. As detailed in a new […]

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SpaceX’s Satellite Megaconstellations Are Astrocolonialism, Indigenous Advocates Say

Tipping Point covers environmental justice stories about and, where possible, written by people in the communities experiencing the stark reality of our changing planet. Every time you go outside on a clear night to gaze at the constellations strewn across the sky, you are continuing a human tradition that reaches deep into the shadows of […]

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Scientists Are Hunting for ‘Ghost’ Particles from Space Under the South Pole

ABSTRACT breaks down mind-bending scientific research, future tech, new discoveries, and major breakthroughs. Deep under the ice of the South Pole, an observatory made of thousands of threaded sensors is hunting for ghostly particles called neutrinos, which are forged by some of the most energetic processes in the universe. Since it first began operations a […]

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