The search is on for a giant tenth planet hidden in the Oort Cloud

We might just be on the verge of discovering a real Planet X, according to astronomers John Matese and Dan Whitmire. Subtle gravitational influences on comets way out in the Oort Cloud suggest there could be a huge gas giant affecting the other objects, and now NASA's Wise space telescope has given us the data to… » 2/15/11 12:07pm 2/15/11 12:07pm

2012 Hysteria Driving Teens To Consider Suicide?

Top scientists are stepping forward to dispel rumors that the world is ending in 2012, combating a wave of Internet hysteria that coincides with the marketing frenzy for Roland Emmerich's rivers-of-schlock masterpiece 2012. One NASA scientist with a prominent website, David Morrison, says he used to get a question a… » 10/20/09 9:30am 10/20/09 9:30am