The unknown culture of trees

Beyond science 10/22/18, 12:39

Did you know that trees talk to each other?! From the biggest and oldest trees forming the canopy to the shrubberies and seedlings in the understory, there is a language that sustains a forest. And it is incredible. Breakthrough science and DNA micro-satellite have revealed fungus roots connecting the tree in the ...

The enigmatic phenomenon of “animal rain”

Beyond science 09/26/18, 07:30

In daily life, it can be seen how rain, overflowing with momentum, can reach flooding places and cause disasters of some kind.  Phenomena such as hail or tornadoes are often accompanied by heavy rains, sometimes of unexpected magnitude. On other occasions, from time to time, we will hear about another type of ...

Germany: No preparations made in case of alien landing

Beyond science 08/26/18, 12:48

The German government says it has made no preparations for the possibility that aliens might land in the European country. In a response to questions from opposition Green Party lawmaker Dieter Janecek, the government said "there are no protocols or plans for a possible first contact with alien life." Justifying that stance, ...

New Radio Telescope Picks up Strange Signal From Space

Beyond science 08/14/18, 08:41

A new radio telescope in Canada recently captured a strange signal from deep space. The Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment, or CHIME, is located in British Columbia and monitors for signals beaming from outer space. BGR noted that the signal’s reception was revealed in a new bulletin from The Astronomer’s Telegram, and happened on ...