France has a team of official UFO hunters


  France has a team of official UFO hunters By BBC Reporter Chris Bockman Toulouse, France France has a team of UFO hunters. Thousands of UFO sightings are reported every year but not many countries are willing to spend money investigating them – there is just one dedicated state-run team … Continue reading

Halloween playlist.

New Jersey Devil

Halloween is almost here. The night when demons and witches, monsters and crytids come out to play. Trick or treat? Real or not. Check out the playlist and decide for yourself. There are more than 40 great stories in this playlist including the Jersey Devil, Mothman (Winged Creatures), el Chupacabra, … Continue reading

India’s Mars satellite ‘Mangalyaan’ sends first images

India’s Mars satellite ‘Mangalyaan’ sends first images   India’s space agency has released its first picture of Mars, taken by its satellite which entered orbit around the Red Planet. “The view is nice up here,” tweeted @isro. A handful of images have been sent by the Mangalyaan probe so far. … Continue reading

The Sex Tree

sex tree

Ever heard of the Sex Tree aka the coco de mar… another Natural Mystery. It only exists in a small vally on the islands of Praslin and Curieuse in the Republic of the Seychelles, off the east coast of Africa. The coco de mar or sea coconut or double coconut … Continue reading

Nasa ‘flying saucer’ tests Mars tech

Mars flying saucer

By Mike Wall, Senior Writer A saucer-shaped vehicle that could help NASA land big payloads on the surface of Mars is about to take to the skies for the first time. NASA hopes to launch its Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD) test vehicle — which the agency has dubbed its … Continue reading

Mapping Earth’s Magnetic Fields

Earth's Magnetic Fields

By Jonathan Amos Science correspondent, BBC News Europe’s Swarm space mission has begun making maps of Earth’s magnetic field. Data just released shows how the field generated in the planet’s liquid outer core varies in strength over the course of a few months. Swarm’s early assessment appears to support the … Continue reading