If you’ve been following Green Prophet you’ll know that our founder Karin Kloosterman has been working on a super cool technology to help people like me and you take our food destiny into our own hands. That means the ability to grow super tasty, fresh and local food right from home. She’s built Eddy, a […]
Maybe I need a new job title. Imagine being head of the Space Debris Office? Or, Space Janitor?
With space labs, astronaut gloves and even a toothbrush floating in space, is there no limits to where we’ve flung our junk? Thirty-four years ago the charred remains of a spaceship fell to earth. The spaceship was named Skylab and it was the last orbiting remnant of NASA’s grandiose Apollo era when Saturn V moon rockets […]
Itchin’ to best Betty Crocker by baking up new awareness to the plight of our home planet? Take a page from an Aussie zoologist who’s created an astounding series of planetary cakes with scientific accuracy that goes deeper than sugary frosting.
Iran said it was going to send a monkey into space in 2011, but that didn’t happen. Now a top space official has told the state news agency IRNA that it’s sending a Persian cat instead.
A giant meteorite that fell out of the sky must have held special significance for ancient Egyptians, who scientists have recently confirmed banged out a tube-shaped piece of jewelry from nickel-rich cosmic rock!
Finding building materials that are appropriate for hot desert conditions is one of the biggest challenges facing the Middle East and North Africa region’s construction industry. While earth used in architecture found in Egypt, Libya, Yemen and elsewhere is typically considered the most effective material for keeping interior temperatures low while the sun acts like […]
Yesterday a solar flare that slammed into earth did not create any of the disruptions forecasted by scientists. Earthlings waited with bated breath yesterday as a solar flare hurled by a coronal mass ejection on the sun slammed into our planet. NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) both cautioned that this would […]
Science journalist Babak Tafreshi creates night photography club. While many people concern themselves with what gas fields “belong” to them, or who really has rights to the Nile River, Babak Tafreshi gazes at the night sky – a wholly more unified place. This perspective has led the young Science Journalist to reflect on the foolishness […]