Category: Science and Technology

August 8, 2020

WASP-76 b: The Exoplanet That Rains Molten Iron

Among the planets in the universe which have crazy weather conditions, is the newly discovered WASP-76 b, which has been dubbed the “ultra hot Jupiter”.  WASP-76 b is incredibly hot, so hot in fact, that it actually rains molten iron from the sky.  The exoplanet is situated in the Pisces constellation, around 640 light-years away […]

November 7, 2019

The Tasmanian Tiger May Not Be Extinct After All

The Tasmanian Tiger (Thylacine) is thought to have become extinct in 1936, but recent sightings suggest the animal may not be extinct after all. It’s widely believed the last Tasmanian Tiger died in captivity at the Hobart Zoo, however during the past 3 years, there have been 8 officially reported sightings. How did the Tasmanian […]

October 29, 2019

The Mammoth Tusk Hunters of Russia

Travel to north eastern Russia and you’ll find one of the most beautiful wildernesses anywhere in the world. It’s a place that’s inspired numerous tales of folklore and imagination, but there’s something else that the area has become famous for. Mammoth tusks are known to be buried deep beneath the ground, and every year the […]

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