Posts Tagged ‘US’

The Philadelphia Experiment

August 7th, 2013 § in Unexplained

The Philadelphia Experiment was a historical and alleged naval experiment conducted by the US military at the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard that was located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In the United States towards the middle of World War II on October 28th, 1943. During this exp[...]

Science taps into ocean secrets

July 17th, 2012 § in Science

Some 13,000 new marine species have been discovered in the past year, according to information released by an international alliance of scientists. The Census of Marine Life (COML) has also uncovered previously unknown migration routes used by fish such as tuna and shark. The $1b[...]

Flying taxi vision for commuters

June 24th, 2012 § in Science

Commuters could soon be taking flying taxis to work instead of waiting in line for a street cab, experts suggest. British developers Avcen say Jetpods would enable quick, quiet and cheap travel to and from major cities. The futuristic machines will undergo proof-of-concept flight[...]

Scientists lift veil on Beagle 3

June 14th, 2012 § in Science

The team behind the Beagle 2 mission to Mars has unveiled its design for the successor to the British spacecraft. At a London meeting, Colin Pillinger, lead scientist on the previous venture, outlined plans for putting a new robotic lab on the Red Planet. Scientists hope to launc[...]

Plasma beam for 90-day Mars visit

June 3rd, 2012 § in Science

Advocates of a propulsion idea for spacecraft claim that it would enable a 90-day round trip to Mars. Using current technology, it would take astronauts about 2.5 years to travel to Mars, conduct their mission and return to Earth, US scientists estimate. It would use a space stat[...]

Mars Rocks Beagle Team

May 4th, 2012 § in Universe

Mars Rocks Beagle Team The meteorite that revived hopes of finding life on Mars is to be analysed by scientists working on the British-led Beagle 2 mission. Claims in 1996 that experts at the US space agency (Nasa) had found fossilised bugs inside a chunk of Mars rock remain high[...]

Boiling Seas Linked to Mass Extinction

April 27th, 2012 § in Paranormal

Boiling Seas Linked to Mass Extinction: A massive methane explosion frothing out of the world’s oceans 250 million years ago caused the Earth’s worst mass extinction, claims a US geologist. Similar, smaller-scale events could have happened since, which might explain t[...]

Frank Olson – Did he jump, fall, or was he pushed?

August 29th, 2011 § in Unexplained

Did a government scientist jump to his death from a New York hotel?  Or was he pushed? In the early morning hours of November 28, 1953, a crowd gathered outside of New York’s Hotel Statler. A man had apparently jumped to his death from a 13-story window.  The victim was later[...]

Leon Trabuco’s Gold

July 31st, 2011 § in Legends

A Mexican businessman buries 16 tons of gold in the New Mexico desert and then dies before telling anyone where it is. Farmington, New Mexico, 1933. In the heat of the summer, a pilot named Red Moiser landed several mysterious flights in the desert. There, he was met by a Mexican[...]

Some believe Butch Cassidy didn’t die in South America

July 28th, 2011 § in History

Some believe Butch Cassidy didn’t die in South America, but came back to the US with a new identity. The names Robert LeRoy Parker and Harry Alonzo Longabaugh don’t often ring a bell. That’s because they’re better known as the legendary outlaws from the late 1800s, Butch [...]