The “Planet Earth Report” connects you to headline news on the science, technology, discoveries, people and events changing our planet and the future of the human species.
Computers Evolve a New Path Toward Human Intelligence –Neural networks that borrow strategies from biology are making profound leaps in their abilities. Is ignoring a goal the best way to make truly intelligent machines?
The Day the Mesozoic Died –How the story of the dinosaurs’ demise was uncovered.
From the Farside: UFO Researcher Explains Why She Sold ‘Exotic’ Metal to Tom DeLonge –The U.S. Army will now look for “demonstrable physical phenomena” in a piece of metal the UFOlogist says came from an alien spacecraft.
Why the hunt for alien life is under way far beneath Earth’s surface –Microbes that breathe sulphur could redefine what it means to be alive and provide clues about what organisms may lurk in the cosmos
Ghost ships, crop circles, and soft gold: A GPS mystery in Shanghai –A sophisticated new electronic warfare system is being used at the world’s busiest port. But is it sand thieves or the Chinese state behind it?
Earthquake Conspiracy Theorists Are Wreaking Havoc During Emergencies –Independent “researchers” are sharing unfounded theories across social media, which have the potential to spread panic and confusion—and have even fooled legitimate government agencies.
A Link Between Dark Matter and Antimatter Could Be Why the Universe Exists –In a new experiment, scientists probed a theory that suggests a weird interaction between two of the biggest mysteries in physics could be why our universe exists in the first place.
This Bank Had the Worst Password Policy We’ve Ever Seen –A European bank makes customers pay to change their password