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NASAs Hubble captures stunning photo that will make you feel insignificant...
We go about our lives here on planet Earth doing our jobs, cashing paychecks, and raising families and most of the time we dont question just how important we are. The jury is still out
By ceres on 2017-07-11 17:03 UTC
NASA Will Fly Over Jupiter's Great Red Spot Tonight...
Juno Will be just 5,600 miles above the historic storm
By ceres on 2017-07-11 17:01 UTC
Snortable Chocolate Claimed to Boost Energy: Is It Safe?...
A new "snortable" chocolate product is being marketed as a drug-free way to feel energized. But some health experts are wary of the potential health effects.
By ceres on 2017-07-08 14:59 UTC
Some patients with dementia may experience delayed-onset PTSD...
Delayed-onset post-traumatic symptoms in the elderly may be misdiagnosed as falling under the umbrella of behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD), according to a recent review.
By ceres on 2017-07-08 14:57 UTC
Which bar patrons underestimate their inebriation the most?...
College students, males, and people drinking alcohol at restaurants, bars, and nightclubs are at particularly high risk for driving after drinking. Breath-testing devices are not usually found at these drinking establishments, so patrons generally assess
By ceres on 2017-07-08 14:55 UTC
'Charming' Heavy Particle Discovered at World's Largest Atom Smasher ...
The world's largest atom smasher has discovered a heavy particle known as the Xi-cc that theoretical physicists have predicted for decades.
By ceres on 2017-07-07 17:28 UTC
A cosmic barbecue: Researchers spot 60 new 'hot Jupiter' candidates...
Yale researchers have identified 60 potential new "hot Jupiters"highly irradiated worlds that glow like coals on a barbecue grill and are found orbiting only 1% of Sun-like stars.
By ceres on 2017-07-06 23:31 UTC
First discovery of an exoplanet with SPHERE/VLT...
An international team of astronomers, including members of the University of Geneva (UNIGE), Switzerland, discovered an exoplanet by direct imaging using SPHERE, an instrument designed and developed by a consortium of 12 European institutes on the Very La
By ceres on 2017-07-06 23:31 UTC
Hubble pushed beyond limits to spot clumps of new stars in distant galaxy...
By applying a new computational analysis to a galaxy magnified by a gravitational lens, astronomers have obtained images 10 times sharper than what Hubble could achieve on its own.
By ceres on 2017-07-06 23:29 UTC
Mars surface 'more uninhabitable' than thought: study...
Hopes of finding life on Mars, at least on the surface, were dealt a blow Thursday by a study revealing that salt minerals present on the Red Planet kill bacteria.
By viper1 on 2017-07-06 20:17 UTC
The Universe Itself May Be Unnatural...
The very existence of the natural world may be filled with unnaturally rare occurrences. Here's why that's a problem.
By ceres on 2017-07-05 15:59 UTC
New satellite images show a growing rift in the Larsen C ice shelf, which could result in one of the largest icebergs in history floating into the sea....
Credit: NASAA chunk of ice bigger than the US state of Delaware is hanging by a thread from the West Antarctic ice shelf, satellite images revealed Wednesday. When it finally calves from the Larsen C ice shelf, one of the biggest icebergs in recorded
By ceres on 2017-07-05 15:59 UTC
Probably Not Alone: NASAs Kepler Telescope Reveals More Rocky Planets Like Earth Than Previously Estimated...
Data gleaned from observations taken from the Kepler Space Telescope indicates that there are far more rocky planets like Earth than astronomers previously estimated. And with more exoplanets that could have similar general characteristics to our planet,
By ceres on 2017-07-05 15:58 UTC
New "Dark Universe" Telescope Detects Optical Signals of Gravitational Waves...
A state-of-the-art telescope for detecting optical signatures of gravitational waves - built and operated by an international research collaboration, led by the University of Warwick - has been officially launched. The Gravitational-wave Optical Transient
By ceres on 2017-07-05 15:56 UTC
Secret of how Roman concrete survived tidal battering for 2,000 years revealed...
It is a mystery that continues to baffle modern engineers.
By djanssen on 2017-07-04 13:37 UTC
A large satellite appears to be falling apart in geostationary orbit...
It is not clear what might have caused the AMC-9 satellite to become unresponsive.
By viper1 on 2017-07-02 14:43 UTC
Bodies in Urns Among Artifacts Found in 1,000-Year Old Cemetery...
During construction of a new baseball stadium in the capital city of Nicaragua, workers were shocked to unearth the 1,000-year-old remains.
By viper1 on 2017-07-02 14:41 UTC
British smokers down by 1. 9 million since smoking ban...
Ten years after cigarettes were banished from all UK pubs, clubs, bars and restaurants, new figures reveal there are 1.9 million fewer smokers in Britain compared to when the smoking ban was introduced in 2007, with smoking rates now the lowest ever recor
By viper1 on 2017-07-02 14:40 UTC
SpaceX Rockets Through Backlog with 3rd Launch in 9 Days...
SpaceX's 39th Falcon 9 rocket is being prepared for liftoff from the Kennedy Space Center at 7:36 p.m. EDT (2136 GMT) Sunday (July 2), as the company works off a backlog of missions that piled up after an accident 10 months ago.
By viper1 on 2017-07-02 14:37 UTC
Science Uncovers The Origin Of The First Light In The Universe...
Before there was a single galaxy or star, before there was even the cosmic microwave background, the Universe was filled with light. At last, science knows why.
By ceres on 2017-06-30 18:45 UTC
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