In 1999, Harvard physicist Lene Hau was able to slow down light to 17 meters per second and in 2001, was able to stop light completely.
German scientists claim to have evidence that suggests that our universe may exist inside of a computer simulated Matrix.
Scientists have developed a microparticle filled with oxygen that can be injected into the blood stream, enabling us to live without breathing.
A coal power station puts 100 times more radiation into the air than a nuclear power plant producing the same amount of energy.
In Arizona, a solar wind energy tower has been proposed that would generate as much energy as the Hoover Dam.
In the 60s, a scientist gave LSD to dolphins in an attempt to teach them English.
A single speck of dust is half way in size between a subatomic particle and the Earth.
Termites are being researched as a possible renewable energy source as they can produce up to 2 litres of hydrogen from ingesting a single sheet of paper, making them one of the planet’s most efficient bioreactors.
There are more than 270 people cryogenically frozen in the hope that one day the technology will exist that can revive them and extend their lives.
During photosynthesis, plants emit light humans can’t see, but NASA can see that light from space - and they've even made maps of it!
For a high school science fair project, 17-year-old Michio Kaku built a particle accelerator in his parent's garage that was able to generate a magnetic field 20,000 times greater than the Earth's and produce collisions powerful enough to create antimatter.
MIT has developed a camera that captures the speed of light at a trillion frames per second.