22 STEM Gadgets & Toys for Kids

Robot Robots are teaching kids how to code, build, and think – and this generation of kids will soon be creating the next generation of robots and working with AI. #1. mBot Makeblock created the mBot, which lets kids build and customize their robot and then program it...

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15 Ancient & Modern Theories That Explained The Universe

1. 15th-12th Century B.C. The Brahmanda (Cosmic Egg) Universe The Sanskrit Puranas speak of a cyclical universe in which a “cosmic egg,” or Brahmanda, expands out of a signal point before collapsing again. It is an infinite cycle of expansion and total collapse. 2....

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7 Ways The Death Of A Star Happens

The death of a giant star is a pretty straightforward story: a star runs out of fuel, collapses under its own gravity, explodes, and leaves behind either a neutron star or a black hole. Or so we thought. Turns out, the weird world of stellar death is a lot stranger...

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These 15 Dogs Were Sent to Space By Soviet Union

Before Yuri Gagarin became the first human in space, dozens of ordinary stray dogs boldly went where no living thing had gone before. The luckiest of these canine cosmonauts returned home to be adopted, or to become mothers and fathers. Far too many perished, and most...

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The Science of Searching For Exoplanets

Aa of August 2016, over 3,000 extrasolar planets have been found. About a hundred of these exoplanets were discovered since 2004 through the High Accuracy Radial velocity Planets Searcher (HARPS) at the La Silla Observatory in Chile, while over a thousand exoplanet...

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These 15 Dogs Were Sent to Space By Soviet Union

Before Yuri Gagarin became the first human in space, dozens of ordinary stray dogs boldly went where no living thing had gone before. The luckiest of these canine cosmonauts returned home to be adopted, or to become mothers and fathers. Far too many perished, and most...

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6 Facts About The Asteroid Which Destroyed The Dinosaurs

About 66 million years ago, there was a last perfect day for the dinosaurs. Then, a piece of the sky fell to Earth - forever changing the planet’s evolutionary complexion, and ultimately creating the world we know today. Here, we’ve broken down the details of that...

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How Television Evolved: The Story of 22 Generations

Television will get the biggest share of credit for the evolution of humans to modern times. We know the world we live in is mostly through the television. But, the history of television and story of its evolution is The television has been a staple of the global...

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9 Worst Nuclear Disasters In The History According to INES

We rounded up some of the world's worst nuclear disasters ranked by their placement on the International Nuclear and Radiological Event Scale (INES). 1. SL-1 Experimental Power Station Idaho, USA 3 January 1961 This nuclear disaster was caused by improper removal of...

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Animals That Went Extinct In The 21st Century

Bermuda Saw-Whet Owl Native To: Bermuda Disappeared: 2014 Reason: Unknown, but may be due to the decline of cedar and palmetto trees, or the arrival of non-native predators and competitors. Formosan Clouded Leopard Native To: Taiwan Disappeared: 2013 Reason: Extensive...

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Top 5 Mass Extinctions of Earth’s History We Know About

1. The Ordovician-Silurian Extinction 439 million years ago Didn't ordovician period, most life on earth lived in the sea. A sudden drop in sea levels occurred as glaciers formed, and a sudden rise in sea levels are god is glaciers melted. This dramatically impacted...

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All About Nikolai Kardashev’s Scale You Want to Know

What is the Kardashev Scale? The Kardashev scale is a method of measuring a civilization’s level of technological advancement. First proposed by Soviet astronomical Nikolai Kardashev in 1964, the scale is based on the amount of energy a civilization is able to harness...

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8 Type of Homes That Could be Built on Mars

Last year, NASA announced a 3D printed Habitat Design Competition, challenging participants to develop an architectural concept for a Mass habitat that utilizes 3D printing technology and in-situ resources.There were more than 165 submissions; each was judged on...

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6 Ways Weather Modification Techniques Can Benefit Us

We have mastered the science of creating rain which is important to supply water in drought-hit areas. This is in the realm of simple weather modification. Controlling more powerful weather systems like tornadoes and hurricanes requires more advanced technology, which...

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20 ‘Would Be True’ Predictions About The Coming Decade

1. In the next 10 years we will start to transmit information, thoughts, emotions, feelings, and memories across the planet through 'Brain-net' replacing internet. 2. Our life events will be recorded both digitally and emotionally. 3. Our brains will be hooked to a...

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