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Source of mysterious radio waves detected. (Image:  pixabay  /  CC0 1.0)

Source of Mysterious Radio Waves Detected

A team of international astronomers has pinpointed the precise position of one of the most mysterious phenomena in the cosmos: a fast radio burst (FRB). As the name suggests, fast radio bursts are short-lived, but powerful, pulses of radio waves…

The remarkable Lanyou Grotto Caves. (Image: via  tripadvisor )

Mystery of the Longyou Grotto Caves

Near a small village called Shiyanbei in the Yazhou region, which sits in the middle of Zhejing Province, China, is a cave system like no other. Its extensive, magnificent, and rare ancient underground world is considered in China as “the ninth…

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Why Earth’s Oceanic Plates Suddenly Stop

Researchers at CU Boulder report that they may have solved a geophysical mystery, pinning down the likely cause of a phenomenon that resembles a wrench in the engine of the…

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What Caused Napoleon’s Defeat at Waterloo?

Electrically charged volcanic ash short-circuited the Earth’s atmosphere in 1815, causing global poor weather and Napoleon’s defeat, says new research. Historians know that rainy and muddy conditions helped the Allied…

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New Kind of Aurora Is Not an Aurora At All

Thin ribbons of purple and white light that sometimes appear in the night sky were dubbed a new type of aurora when brought to scientists’ attention in 2016. But new…

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Glassy Beads Hint of a Mysterious Missing Crater

Imperial experts have found a “breadcrumb trail” of debris from an 800,000-year-old meteor impact. Around 800,000 years ago, a 20 kilometer meteor collided with the Earth, producing a zone of…

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Source of Mysterious Radio Waves Detected

A team of international astronomers has pinpointed the precise position of one of the most mysterious phenomena in the cosmos: a fast radio burst (FRB). As the name suggests, fast…

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Mystery of the Longyou Grotto Caves

Near a small village called Shiyanbei in the Yazhou region, which sits in the middle of Zhejing Province, China, is a cave system like no other. Its extensive, magnificent, and rare…

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A Peculiar Medical Mystery

This is a true story that happened in Thailand. Wen Lai is a 43-year-old peasant and construction worker who lives in Thailand. He has had several surgeries over the last three…

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That Mysterious X-Ray Signal Has Now Been Solved

A mysterious X-ray signal from clusters of galaxies recently caused some excitement among astronomers: Does it perhaps originate from dark matter, which makes up around 80 percent of the matter…

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The Mystery Behind Suicide Forest

There are places on Earth that just seem so cursed that its evil just creeps into your mind — this is one of those places. Resting in the shadow of Mount…