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  • Model offers explanation for universe's most powerful magnets [magnetars]

    10/10/2019 9:31:09 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 19 replies
    UPI ^ | Oct. 10, 2019 / 8:54 AM | By Brooks Hays
    New research suggests magnetars are produced by the deaths of massive stars that were formed by stellar mergers. Photo ESO/L. Calçada Oct. 10 (UPI) -- With the help of computer simulations, scientists have come up with an explanation for the formation of the strongest magnets in the universe, magnetars. Models suggest stellar mergers can produce strong magnetic fields. When the magnetic star produced by a merger dies, a magnetar can form. Magnetars are neutron stars -- collapsed stellar cores -- with extremely powerful magnetic fields. The sun features an outer layer of convective activity that produces strong magnetic fields, but...
  • The Weird History of Unidentified Submerged Objects

    10/09/2019 4:52:26 PM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 31 replies
    PopularMechanics.com ^ | Kyle Mizokami
    This past weekend, former U.S. Navy Commander David Fravor was a guest on the Joe Rogan Experience podcast. Fravor, who was the subject of a New York Times article about his 2004 UFO sighting, discussed a spooky new sighting a fellow pilot revealed to him after they were both out of the Navy. According to Fravor, the eyewitness was a former pilot of the MH-53E Sea Dragon, the Navy version of the Marine Corps’ CH-53E Sea Stallion, based at Naval Station Roosevelt Roads, on the island of Puerto Rico. Twice while recovering spent practice munitions out of the water, the...
  • Navy Pilot Says ‘Dark Mass’ Made Torpedo Disappear

    10/08/2019 11:29:47 AM PDT · by C19fan · 28 replies
    Popular Mechanics ^ | October 8, 2019 | Andrew Daniels
    You might not know the name David Fravor, but you probably know what he saw … even if he’s still not sure what that was. Fravor is the retired U.S. Navy Commander who in 2017 told the New York Times that he spotted a Tic Tac-shaped UFO from the cockpit of his F/A-18F Super Hornet—“around 40 feet long and oval in shape”—100 miles off the coast of San Diego in 2004. There’s video, of course, of Fravor’s now-legendary encounter, originally released for public viewing by The New York Times and To The Stars Academy of Arts & Science, a UFO...
  • Search for aliens poses game theory dilemma (old but interesting piece)

    10/05/2019 12:05:15 PM PDT · by DoodleBob · 87 replies
    New Scientist ^ | December 12, 2012 | Jacob Aaron
    SENDING messages into deep space could be the best way for Earthlings to find extraterrestrial intelligence, but it carries a grave risk: alerting hostile aliens to our presence. Game theory may provide a way to navigate this dilemma. So far the search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI) has mostly been restricted to listening for signs of technology elsewhere. Only a few attempts have been made to broadcast messages towards distant stars. Many scientists are against such “active” SETI for fear of revealing our presence. If all aliens feel the same way then no one will be broadcasting, and the chance of...
  • Strange lights off the Outer Banks spark UFO debate: Was it aliens or the military?

    10/04/2019 7:43:52 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 33 replies
    MSN ^ | 10/04/2019 | Mark Price
    Commenters on YouTube are divided as to whether the lights are UFOs or just flares used by the military. The latter is plausible, given the proximity of the Outer Banks to multiple military facilities, including Camp Lejeune and Fort Bragg in Eastern North Carolina. “I know what those lights are,” posted Derrick Chennault on YouTube. “As a former Marine based at the 2nd Marine Air Wing in Cherry Point, N.C. ... we used to regularly drop flares out of the back of our plane in the evenings for military exercises... Glad to see the Marines are still spooking people.” Guy...
  • Rosie O’Donnell Kills Her ‘Trump Impeachment’ Poll on Twitter After It Backfires

    10/02/2019 1:14:20 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 33 replies
    www.lifezette.com ^ | By Wayne Dupree October 2, 2019
    Left-leaning comedian has long had a problem with this president — but the people pushed back Poor Rosie O’Donnell. Related: Kamala Harris Wants to Kick Trump Off Twitter All she wanted to do was celebrate “Trump impeachment” with a poll that showed Twitter and the world how excited everyone was to impeach our America First president. But in the end, her dreams were shattered when the poll backfired — and she was forced to remove it. O’Donnell, long a Trump hater, made a prediction at the beginning of this year that President Donald Trump would not seek re-election because he...
  • BLAME IT ON MY UFO Team of alien hunters led by Blink-182 singer Tom DeLonge claims it’s found ...

    09/30/2019 5:03:05 AM PDT · by RummyChick · 64 replies
    thesun ^ | 9/30/2019 | harry pettit
    A BAND of alien hunters led by an ex-punk rocker claim they've found evidence of UFOs. The US organisation, bankrolled by former Blink-182 singer Tom DeLonge, says it's acquired "exotic material" from what could be an alien spacecraft. DeLonge, from California, co-founded the group To the Stars Academy of Arts & Sciences in 2017 with the goal of researching extraterrestrials. The team most famously turfed up classified footage of UFOs recorded by American pilots that were confirmed as real by the US Navy earlier this month. Speaking to the New York Times, a spokesperson for the group gave a tantalising...
  • Whisleblower - laughed my butt off

    09/26/2019 4:44:25 PM PDT · by dila813 · 40 replies
    today | freeper
    So a guy that used to work in the White House who now works at Langley Virginia Is the whistle blower. Not in the White house building and not the White House administration. This guy learned about all this juicy of for MA tion that is reported in the whistle blower complaint based on news reports coming out of Twitter the Washington Post The New York Times and Fox News He also cites interagency communication and office gossip Careful reading of his sources indicate some of his sources may actually be sources that he read about in Public open sources...
  • 'Storm Area 51': About 100 people gathered at secret site’s gate to 'see them aliens,'

    09/20/2019 2:45:10 PM PDT · by Momaw Nadon · 51 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 20, 2019 | James Rogers
    As the day of “Storm Area 51” arrived, a motley group of about 100 “alien-chasers” converged on the back gate of the secret site early Friday, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal. At least two people were reportedly detained by local sheriff's deputies. “Storm Area 51” became a viral phenomenon after a joke Facebook post in July urged people to crash the military base “to see them aliens.” Conspiracy theories surrounding extraterrestrials have long swirled around Area 51. Originally scheduled for 3 a.m. PDT Friday, “Storm Area 51” garnered global attention, as well as security concerns. The Review-Journal reported that...
  • Navy confirms, but can't explain strange 'aerial' objects in 3 videos

    09/19/2019 2:48:33 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 51 replies
    UPI ^ | Sept. 19, 2019 / 1:08 PM | By Nicholas Sakelaris
    Sept. 19 (UPI) -- The U.S. Navy has acknowledged what appear to be unusual flying objects in footage from three separate military videos, saying they show "unidentified aerial phenomena" moving at high speeds. All three videos were recorded by F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter jets -- two in 2015 and one in 2004. The Navy refers to the sightings as UAP, not UFOs. "The three videos show incursions into our military training ranges by unidentified aerial phenomena," Navy spokesman Joseph Gradisher said in an emailed statement. "The Navy has characterized the observed phenomena as 'unidentified.'" The 2004 footage, taken from an...
  • INCOMING Mystery object approaching us from interstellar space could be ALIEN spacecraft...

    09/19/2019 10:07:15 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 123 replies
    The Sun UK ^ | 19 Sep 2019, 16:57Updated: 19 Sep 2019, 17:11 | Harry Pettit, Senior Digital Technology and Science Reporter
    A MYSTERIOUS object hurtling towards our Solar System may be an alien spacecraft. That's the shock claim made by one space scientist, who has exclusively revealed to The Sun that our incoming visitor could be piloted by hyper-intelligent beings. Last week, scientists in Germany announced they had spotted a distant object heading in our direction. Dubbed "C/2019 Q4", the high-speed body appears to be on a path originating from another star system that will see it fire past Mars in October. Despite numerous attempts to study C/2019, scientists remain clueless as to what it is. Many speculate the distant mass...
  • FAA closes airspace around Area 51 ahead of alien raid event

    09/18/2019 4:54:51 PM PDT · by McGruff · 17 replies
    Digital Trends ^ | September 18, 2019 | Allison Matyus
    To deal with any extraterrestrial-seeking attendees of the viral “Storm Area 51” event, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has announced that airspace around Area 51 will be temporarily closed this weekend. The FAA issued temporary flight restrictions between September 18-23 for “special security reasons” in the Nevada desert where U.S. Air Force’s Nevada Test and Training Range — commonly known as Area 51 — is located. That means no one can fly aircraft in the surrounding area, including would-be alien hunters hoping to send a drone hovering above Area 51. The closures could be a result of the popularity of...
  • Alien civilizations may have explored the galaxy and visited Earth already, a new study says

    09/10/2019 6:41:09 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 79 replies
    Business Insider ^ | Morgan McFall-Johnsen Sep. 8, 2019, 8:57 AM
    The Milky Way could be teeming with extraterrestrial civilizations that have spread across the stars, a new study found. The study offers new perspectives on the Fermi paradox, which asks why we haven't found signs of intelligent extraterrestrials in our galaxy. There are plenty of scenarios in which aliens could exist but we haven't heard from them, the study's authors wrote. Aliens may have even visited Earth, they say — just not recently enough for us to have noticed. The study suggests that aliens might wait for stars to move closer to one another before spreading across the galaxy. The...
  • India says it has found its Moon lander, but it still cannot communicate with it

    09/09/2019 12:41:46 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 69 replies
    www.theverge.com ^ | By Loren Grush@lorengrush Sep 9, 2019, 9:41am EDT
    Can the little bot still function? India claims to have spotted the country’s Vikram lunar lander on the surface of the Moon days after the spacecraft presumably crashed during a landing attempt. India still has not made contact with the lander, which went silent moments before its scheduled touchdown, but Indian officials are hopeful that the lander might still function. “We are trying to establish contact,” Kailasavadivoo Sivan, the chairperson of the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) which oversees the lander, told Asian News International (ANI). “It will be communicated soon.” The Vikram lander is a key part of India’s...
  • China's giant telescope picks up mysterious signals from deep space

    09/09/2019 11:29:53 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 46 replies
    www.xinhuanet.com ^ | 2019-09-09 11:04:20 | Staff
    BEIJING, Sept. 9 (Xinhua) -- Chinese astronomers have detected repeated fast radio bursts (FRB) - mysterious signals believed to be from a source about 3 billion light years from Earth - with the largest and most sensitive radio telescope ever built. Scientists detected the signals with the Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope (FAST) and they are carefully cross-checking and processing them, according to researchers at the National Astronomical Observatories of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (NAOC). FRBs are the brightest bursts known in the universe. They are called "fast" because these blips are very short, only several milliseconds in duration....
  • I was only 19

    09/07/2019 2:03:23 PM PDT · by MuttTheHoople · 15 replies
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1UYDKxxQ50o
  • Climate activists plan to use drones to shut down Heathrow Airport next month

    09/01/2019 7:33:56 AM PDT · by Libloather · 31 replies
    Tech Crunch ^ | 8/29/19 | Natasha Lomas
    A UK group of climate activists is planning to fly drones close to Heathrow Airport next month in a direct action they hope will shut down the country’s largest airport for days or even longer. The planned action is in protest at the government’s decision to green-light a third runway at Heathrow. They plan to use small, lightweight “toy” drones, flown at head high (6ft) within a 5km drone ‘no fly’ zone around the airport - but not within flight paths. The illegal drone flights will also be made in the early morning at a time when there would not...
  • Apollo 11 Astronaut Michael Collins Opens Up About Aliens

    08/28/2019 1:12:33 PM PDT · by robowombat · 89 replies
    Sputnik ^ | 23:01 28.08.2019
    . Apollo 11 Astronaut Michael Collins Opens Up About Aliens 23:01 28.08.2019 NASA veteran and legendary astronaut Michael Collins, 88, who operated the Command Module during the historic Apollo 11 moon mission in 1969, shared his views on the possibility of alien life during an online question and answer session on Twitter. A netizen asked Collins if he believes that there is "life outside of Earth" under the hashtag #AskMichaelCollins. In a laconic but stunning answer, the veteran astronaut said: "Yes".
  • Tiny Nevada town near secretive Area 51 braces for alien hunters

    08/24/2019 4:27:02 PM PDT · by McGruff · 43 replies
    REUTERS ^ | August 21, 2019 | Rollo Ross
    Connie West, co-owner of an alien-themed motel in the tiny U.S. desert outpost of Rachel, Nevada, believes they are coming no matter what. Not aliens, but alien hunters. A whimsical invitation on Facebook has urged UFO enthusiasts to gather on Sept. 20 and “storm” nearby Area 51, a U.S. military base long rumored to house extraterrestrials and spaceships. More than 2 million Facebook users have said they plan to go. Residents of Rachel, a 150-mile (240-km) drive from Las Vegas and home to roughly 50 people, are split on how to respond. Some sternly warn the public to stay away,...
  • Bernie Sanders pledges to reveal info on aliens if he wins in 2020

    08/08/2019 4:51:16 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 16 replies
    Fox News ^ | 8/7/2019 | Sam Dorman
    Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., pledged that as president he would disclose government information about aliens and unidentified flying objects. Sanders, one of the leading 2020 Democrats, told podcast host Joe Rogan on Tuesday that his wife would "demand" he tell people about the mysterious phenomena. “Well I tell you, my wife would demand I let you know," he told Rogan who asked whether Sanders would disclose that information. When Rogan asked whether his wife was a UFO nut, he said she wasn't but said she has previously asked him about the information he might have as a senator. “No, she’s...