Prophecy in today's headlines

Scientists find monster black holes, biggest yet

Scientists have found the biggest black holes known to exist — each one 10 billion times the size of our sun. A team led by astronomers at the University of California, Berkeley, discovered the two gigantic black holes in clusters of elliptical galaxies more than 300 million light years away. That’s relatively close on the […]

Astronomers Say Discovery of Earth-like Planet Close

Astronomers say they are on the verge of finding planets like Earth orbiting other stars, a key step in determining if we are alone in the universe.A top NASA official and other leading scientists say that within four or five years they should discover the first Earth-like planet where life could develop, or may have […]

Astronomers Baffled by Mysterious Light in Sky

It’s not a supernova. Nor is it a galaxy, or a black hole. In fact, astronomers have no idea what the mysterious object that in February 2006 suddenly flared up in an otherwise barren patch of sky might be, or even what it’s made of. Researchers working on something called the Supernova Cosmology Project had […]

Large Hadron Collider – Could The World End Next Wednesday, Scientists Ask

Two nightmare scenarios, two ends of the world. In the first, there is little warning. For maybe a month there would be no sign that life was about to come to an abrupt and nasty end for all living things on Earth. Then, earthquakes would start unexpectedly, alerting geologists that something terrible, unimaginable, was amiss. […]