Footprints in New Mexico made 23,000 years ago are earliest evidence of human activity in New World

Scientists are describing a set of 23,000-year-old human footprints discovered in New Mexico as the earliest evidence of human activity in the Americas, 10,000 years earlier than previously believed. British and American archaeologists uncovered the prints in soft mud adjoining Alkali Flat, a dry lakebed at White Sands National Park in southern New Mexico. Using … Read more

New form of matter was created by the first nuclear bomb explosion in 1945

On July 16, 1945, the US Army tested the first nuclear bomb at Trinity Site in New Mexico unbeknownst they would leave behind something that would one day help scientific research. Decades later this hidden treasure has been uncovered – a ‘quasicrystal, which is new form of matter that breaks the rules of classical crystalline … Read more

Virgin Galactic to launch spaceplane VSS Unity as early as next week

Virgin Galactic is set to launch its VSS Unity spaceplane as early as next week – this will be the first flight since coronavirus restrictions were introduced in New Mexico. The flight will launch on or after December 11 from Spaceport America, New Mexico and will see two pilots and an experimental payload for NASA … Read more