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Nasa discovers 10 new planets 'rocky and raw' like Earth...
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Nasa has announced the discovery of 219 new planets outside our solar system. The figure includes 10 that are rocky and raw like Earth and which exist in their solar system's'Goldilocks zone', neither too close to their star, and therefore too
By ceres on 2017-06-19 17:15 UTC
If We Live in a Multiverse, Where Are These Worlds Hiding?...
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What is the scientific basis for the popular science-fiction convention of multiple universes?
By ceres on 2017-06-19 16:05 UTC
Kepler finds 219 potential new worlds...
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NASA has announced the Kepler space telescope has identified 219 potential new exoplanet candidates and 10 could be habitable.
By ceres on 2017-06-19 16:00 UTC
More Alien Worlds! NASA to Announce New Exoplanet Finds Monday...
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NASA will announce the latest crop of planet discoveries from the Kepler Space Telescope during a briefing Monday morning (June 19)
By ceres on 2017-06-18 13:30 UTC
New data shows low risk nicotine product snus is 95 percent safer than smoking...
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New data analysis presented today at the annual Global Forum on Nicotone (GFN) meeting demonstrates the potential of the low risk tobacco product snus in reducing the impact of tobacco related disease and death in Europe. The latest evidence, presented by
By ceres on 2017-06-16 17:08 UTC
Increase in ciguatera fish poisoning cases in Europe...
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The substance ciguatoxin is only found in fish from tropical and subtropical seas. For some years now, cases of ciguatera have been reported with increasing frequency in Europe, in particular on the Spanish and Portuguese islands in the Atlantic but also
By ceres on 2017-06-16 17:05 UTC
Elon Musk Publishes Plans for Colonizing Mars...
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The billionaire entrepreneur and founder of SpaceX wants to make humanity a "multi-planetary species”
By ceres on 2017-06-16 17:04 UTC
Did The Sun Have A Twin? Scientists Say Yes And It May Have Wiped Out The Dinosaurs...
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Latest study has led researchers to believe that all stars are born with twins. In the sun's case, Nemesis, as it is called, may have been responsible for the end of the dinosaurs.
By rjx32 on 2017-06-14 22:11 UTC
NASA Kepler Mission to Reveal New Planet Discoveries --Will Live Stream Monday, June 19th Conference...
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While the space agency has disclosed little information about the findings, the new results from the Kepler mission are said to be ‘the most complete and reliable accounting of distant worlds. Scientists from the Astrophysics Division of NASA’s Science Mission Directorate, as well as the Search for
By ceres on 2017-06-14 17:56 UTC
Human Brain Discovered to Operate in 11 Dimensions --"Multiverse-Like Structures a World We Never Imagined”...
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"We found a world that we had never imagined, said Henry Markram, director of Blue Brain Project. "There are tens of millions of these objects even in a small speck of the brain, up through seven dimensions. In some networks,...   
By aphrodite on 2017-06-13 03:22 UTC
These 25 Billion Galaxies are Definitely Living in a Simulation...
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A team of astrophysicists from UZH has simulated the formation of the entire Universe, producing a catalog that will help unlock the secrets of the "Dark Universe". The post These 25 Billion Galaxies are Definitely Living in a Simulation appeared first on
By aphrodite on 2017-06-13 03:21 UTC
How to backup life on Earth ahead of any doomsday event...
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It's happened before: why we need to plan for the next doomsday event that could wipe out much of life on Earth. Shutterstock/solarsevenThere are ten asteroids that the space organisation NASA said this month have been been classified as potentially h
By aphrodite on 2017-06-13 03:21 UTC
Where cigarette smoking's damage is done... down to your DNA...
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Scientists have known for decades that smoking cigarettes causes DNA damage, which leads to lung cancer. Now, for the first time, scientists created a method for effectively mapping that DNA damage at high resolution across the genome.
By aphrodite on 2017-06-13 03:21 UTC
Bats are global reservoir for deadly coronaviruses...
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Finding could help researchers to better predict where these viruses are likely to make the jump from animals to people.
By aphrodite on 2017-06-13 03:20 UTC
We are LESS than two decades away from finding alien life, expert says...
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According to astronomer Chris Impey, scientists are likely on the verge of detecting microbes on another planet, with candidates such as Europa thought to contain some of the ingredients. He suggests the chance of finding intelligent life soon is highly unlikely
By aphrodite on 2017-06-13 03:13 UTC
Astroboffins solve the mystery of the 1977 'Wow!' signal...
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Good news, it's replicable. Bad news, no aliens The mystery of the "Wow!" signal, a radio return that was recorded from outer space in 1977, has finally been solved.…
By ceres on 2017-06-10 12:07 UTC
TRAPPIST-1 planets have an Earth-like composition, research suggests...
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According to new analysis, at least six of the seven exoplanets boast an Earth-like consistency and are likely composed mostly of dense rock.
By ceres on 2017-06-10 12:02 UTC
Late nights and lie-ins at the weekend are bad for your health...
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Social jetlag, caused by going to sleep and waking up later on weekends, has been linked to a greater risk of heart disease and other signs of poor health
By ceres on 2017-06-06 13:27 UTC
The first genome data from ancient Egyptian mummies...
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The study found that ancient Egyptians were most closely related to ancient populations in the Levant, and were also closely related to Neolithic populations from the Anatolian Peninsula and Europe. "The genetics of the Abusir el-Meleq community did not undergo any major shifts during the 1,300
By viper1 on 2017-05-31 00:25 UTC
Some Astronomers Suggest: "A Strange, Unknown Supermassive Object May Exist At The Heart of Almost All Galaxies"...
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Supermassive black holes are thought to lie at the heart of almost all galaxies. But some theorists suggest that there's something else there instead—not a black hole, but an even stranger supermassive object that has somehow managed to avoid gravitat
By ceres on 2017-05-30 20:34 UTC
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