The IUCN declared the Western Black Rhino officially extinct after a recent assessment of several rhinoceros species. Despite conservation efforts, The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) reports that 25% of the world’s mammals are at risk of extinction.

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The first sauropod fossil was discovered in antarctica.

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The standard kilogram bar is changing mass. Yes, it might not affect your grocery shopping, but the physics labs are going to be hit by this ‘minute’ change. Here’s looking at a redefinition.

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The Abominable Snow Man has been found claims the local administration of a Western Siberian

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A team from Princeton has created a plastic sheet which floats if electric currents are sent through it. It can also propel forward.

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Mad Scientists and Spoof Nobel Prize: Beetle Mating, Yawning Turtles And End-Of-World Claim Get Ig Nobel, 2011

When having fun is a serious job, nothing beats the Ig Nobel! A spoof on the Nobel Prizes, these always elicit great laughs. This year is no exception.

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There was an explosion in Beunos Aires, but the cause is unknown. Locals report a ‘ball of fire from the sky’. Was this a meteor strike? We don’t know.

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A new theory explains the collapse of the towers along with the seen explosions that have formed the basis of conspiracy theories. The new simpler explanation punches a gaping hole in these hypotheses.

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Breathtaking Mandelbrot Videos – Now in Brilliant 3D

In 2007, an amateur fractal image maker named Daniel White, came up with some formulas that generate 3D fractal shapes, called Mandelbulbs. Using a program called Mandelbulber, it’s now possible to explore fantastic imaginary 3D worlds.

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Diamonds, diamonds, not a single to wear! Diamond nanoparticles – and a lot of them – have been found in candle flame! Talk about a precious discovery.

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Google Lunar Eclipse Doodle

Google Lunar Eclipse Doodle – Google has a new Google Doodle which shows the natural phenomenon of Lunar Eclipse in their logo.

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Watch Supermoon Pictures and Videos

Here are a few Supermoon videos and images I found till now. Apart from that, I took a shot at capturing the Supermoon myself too and the results are what you see below.

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Google Says: Happy Birthday Jules Verne!

Google is celebrating Jules Verne’s 183rd birthday with a new Google Doodle. Read on to find out more about this prolific Science Fiction author.

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sixtysymbols

Sixty Symbols is a collection of videos about physics and astronomy presented by experts from The University of Nottingham. They have tried to make complex physics based concepts simple for lay people!

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XWave head gear, coupled with the free iPhone app, displays your brain activity through graphics and even let you control them.

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