The Scarlet Plague: Jack London’s Prophetic Novel about the Pandemic

Jack London wrote his novel The Scarlet Plague 100 years ago. It is one of the first dystopias in the history of the literature and one of his most famous works, published in London Magazine in 1912. The plot of The Scarlet Plague seems quite straightforward. At the beginning of…

4700 asteroids threaten the Earth

asteroid fall on earthA research team calculated the number of asteroids that may be potential threat to Earth. Furthermore, researchers created a list of countries that will suffer the greatest damage in case of asteroid impact.

A team of scientists at the University of Southampton conducted a sample study on asteroids in our solar system using the space telescope WISE. The researchers observed 600 asteroids belonging to the group of space objects known as (more…)