Mysteries Archive


Mysterious Energy Burst Stuns Astronomers

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In a shock finding, astronomers using CSIRO’s Parkes telescope have detected a huge burst of radio energy from the distant universe that could open up a new field in astrophysics. The research team, led by Assistant Professor Duncan Lorimer of West Virginia University, reported its discovery in the journal Science [ Continue reading…]


Mysteries And Surprises In Quantum Physics

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Cavity quantum electrodynamics” is a sub-field of quantum optics. Speaking at the EPL symposium, “Physics In Our Times” held today (9 May) at the Fondation Del Duca de l’Institut de France, Paris Professor Serge Haroche from the Collège de France and the École Normale Supérieure in Paris, explained how he [ Continue reading…]



Difference between Reality and Hallucination: Pre-Death Dreams Aren’t Hallucinations

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During their final days, people commonly report having extraordinary dreams and visions. While there’s an extensive record of these pre-death experiences, little formal research on them exists. Researchers from Canisius College, however, recently conducted the first such study, published in the Journal of Palliative Medicine and found that end-of-life dreams and visions (ELDVs) are an [ Continue reading…]


We don’t understand the universe: there are many unsolved and perpetual mysteries!

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“What do we know about the universe?” asked astronomer Bob Berman to a crowded room at IdeaFestival 2015 in Louisville, Kentucky. “Why aren’t the answers satisfying? Where do they go wrong?” There’s a lot of hard and fast data, he says, but it doesn’t always give us the right answers. [ Continue reading…]