Strange messages coming from the stars are ‘probably’ from aliens, scientists say

Strange messages coming from the stars are ‘probably’ from aliens, scientists say

Strange messages coming from the stars are ‘probably’ from aliens, scientists say Strange : Above Image: The Sloan Digital Sky Survey telescope in Sunspot, New MexicoSDSS/NASA Scientists have heard hugely unusual messages from deep in space that they think are coming from aliens. A new analysis of strange modulations in a tiny set of stars appears to indicate that it could be coming from extraterrestrial intelligence that is looking to alert us to their existence. The new study reports the finding of specific modulations in just 234 out of the…

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Strange X-rays point to possible ‘dark’ matter

Strange X-rays point to possible ‘dark’ matter

Strange X-rays point to possible ‘dark’ matter New observation increases the likelihood that this link to unseen matter is real, scientists say Strange : Artist’s rendering of NASA’s Earth-orbiting Chandra telescope against the backdrop of space. This craft has found an excess of X-rays. This bonus radiation may come from the decaying of particles of dark matter. An orbiting telescope has just spotted a strange X-ray signal. It’s raising hopes that the source may be dark matter. That’s the unknown — and unseen — substance that scientists believe constitutes most of the…

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Mysterious fossils find place on the tree of life

Mysterious fossils find place on the tree of life

Mysterious* fossils find place on the tree of life A strange animal that lived on the ocean floor 500 million years ago has been assigned to the tree of life, solving a long-held mystery. The creature has eluded scientific classification since the first fossil was discovered 175 years ago. The extinct hyolith has a cone-shaped shell, tentacles for feeding and appendages that acted as “feet”. It belongs to an invertebrate group that includes animals such as the horseshoe worm, say scientists. Joseph Moysiuk, of the University of Toronto, made the…

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