Death from above, below and within

The meteorite that exploded over Chelyabinsk, Russia, in February may have been a member of a gang of asteroids that still poses a threat to Earth, a new study says. The evidence is circumstantial, but future observations could help to settle the question.

For centuries, people have reported hearing a sound made by meteors as they streaked across the skies overhead, but that’s not as crazy as it might sound!

How the USAF keeps tabs on space junk.

In 2012, wind energy became the number one source of new U.S. electricity generation capacity for the first time – representing 43 percent of all new electric additions and accounting for $25 billion in U.S. investment, according to a Department of Energy report released this morning.

Hello, old friend! Bottlenose dolphins can remember their friends after 20 years apart, study says. Each dolphin has a unique whistle that functions like a name, allowing the marine mammals to keep close social bonds.

Robert Krulwich on dinosaur sex. ‘Nuff said.

Wil Wheaton is more than a little ticked off at The Discovery Channel over their utterly bogus “Megalodon: The Monster Shark Lives” crockumentary. What’s next, Discovery Channel,  “Megalodonado? 

Jonathan Yoder, an epidemiologist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, gives us the rundown on what we do and don’t know about brain-eating amoebas.

Free energy, cancer cures and breakthrough technologies: where did all those amazing discoveries go?

Here’s 15 things everyone would know if “the media” was “liberal”. How many of these facts have you heard lately? You’ve heard more about the royal baby, right?

Robert Reich thinks he knows three reasons the GOP wants to keep unemployment high…besides them just being bad people.

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