WEIRD SCIENCE

The meteor shower that brought Tunguska is due in June

That disastrous rock now looks to have been a Beta Taurid passenger. By Robby Berman – By Z. Sekanina – Z. Sekanina, The Tunguska event – No cometary signature in evidence, Astron. J. 88 (1983) 1382. doi:10.1086/113429., Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=61182393 Tunguska’s trajectory and …

 

How the Big Rip could end the world

A theory from cosmology claims the Universe could rip apart to shreds. By Paul Ratner – A cosmological model predicts that the expanding Universe could rip itself apart. Too much dark energy could overwhelm the forces holding matter together. The disaster could happen …

Does eating organic food reduce your cancer risk?

By Rich Haridy – A new study suggests eating organic food may reduce a person’s cancer risk by up to 25 percent. (Credit: urban_light/Depositphotos). A new epidemiological study published in the prestigious journal JAMA Internal Medicine has found that people who eat a high …