How many stars are in the sky? And how many Earths? We know the number is huge, but new and surprising research reveal that there are three times more stars than we thought. And every one of them can have a new Earth in its system.
The beauty comes from the inside, right? Well, maybe it does but attractive men have a far greater chance to get the job than plain-looking ones, while for women the situation is quite opposite. Strange as it may seem, but it's true.
We've been told that there was nothing before the Big Bang and now scientists have a way to see what came before. Is this a contradiction? No, it's just a brilliant stretch of imagination based on science.
It is widely spread belief that humans leaved their relatives five million years ago and started their epic journey. However, new data suggest that that occurred eight million years ago and that human race is much older than previously thought.
There's virtually nobody who will tell you that airline food is good but don't blame airline's chef: the problem is in you. It's simple: when you are eating surrounded with loud noise you can't sense the flavour.
What do you do when you don't have material, don't have blueprints, there's nobody to help you and you must build a device that will fly to space? Well, you roll up your sleeves and invent - everything.
BP, Goldman Sachs, Lehman Brothers, bearded scientist, bacteria and people who wear socks on the outside of their shoes - they are stars of this year's Ig Nobel prize, a hilarious event that reminds us that science can be fun. And a bit weird.
Some animals are quite happy with one horn but their ancient relatives obviously weren't: new dinosaur, the inhabitant of the lost continent of Laramidia, had 15 horns. But that's is just one of the remarkable findings from Utah.