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Есть ли жизнь на пульсаре PSR B1257+12? Может быть

Астрономы из Нидерландов собирались доказать, что на планетах пульсара PSR B1257+12 никакой жизни быть не может. И неожиданно обнаружили обратное. Об …

Без тёмной энергии: математики помирили теорию Эйнштейна с наблюдениями

Американские математики Джоэль Смоллер (Joel Smoller), Блейк Темпль (Blake Temple) и Зик Воглер (Zeke Vogler), похоже, разобрались, как "соорудить" …

Strange Atomic Ripples in Graphene Could Unlock Clean, Limitless Energy

Holy crap.<p>By all measures, graphene shouldn't exist. The fact it does comes down to a neat loophole in physics that sees an impossible 2D sheet of …

Graphene

British water firms are using a discredited medieval pseudoscience technique to look for pipes

When the parents of Sally Le Page, a British evolutionary biologist, tried to get help from their local water company with installing a new pipe, they were greeted with a bizarre sight.<p>"My parents couldn't believe their eyes," Le Page wrote in a blog post, "when they saw the man from [the company] …

Two Stars Slammed Into Each Other And Solved Half Of Astronomy’s Problems. What Comes Next?

Progress, as they say, is slow. In science, this is often true even for major breakthroughs; rarely is an entire field of research remade in a single …

5 health-promoting plants that will clean the air in your home — and are very hard to kill

It can be tough keeping plants alive indoors, especially during the dark, dry, winter months.<p>But if they can thrive, indoor plants have all sorts of benefits. Plants can regulate indoor humidity, and they've been shown to make people feel content and peaceful around the world. In Norway, office …

Астрономы раскрыли главную тайну существования колец Сатурна

<b>МОСКВА, 17 окт – РИА Новости.</b> Последние снимки и научные данные с зонда "Кассини" помогли ученым выяснить, что кольца Сатурна продолжают существовать …

NASA's New Ion Thruster Engine Is Breaking Some Important Records

Faster than rockets with far less fuel!<p>NASA's new X3 thruster, which is being developed by researchers at the University of Michigan in collaboration …

Беспилотные автомобили смогут выбирать, кого из пассажиров спасать в случае аварии - Бизнес новости в журнале Inc.Russia

Непредсказуемое поведение автоуправляемых автомобилей во время аварии — главная проблема, которую пытаются решить их производители. В Болонском …

A US design firm has plans for a skyscraper that would hang from an asteroid

A New York design firm called Clouds Architecture Office has proposed a tower that would hang from an asteroid 31,068 miles above Earth.<p>The Analemma Tower would be the tallest building ever made. The plans say it would be powered by solar panels and those panels would constantly be exposed to …

NASA press release says our solar system has a 9th planet

Planet Nine<p>Earlier this month, NASA issued a press release stating that it’s likely that our solar system has a ninth planet—even if it’s proving …

Google's taking on Apple's AirPods with $160 wireless headphones that can translate different languages in real time

Google is taking on Apple's $160 wireless AirPods headphones with a direct competitor: Google Pixel Buds.<p>Google introduced the headphones during an event on Wednesday morning in California, alongside new entries in the Google Home smart-speaker line, a new Chromebook laptop, and the next generation …

Tech Trends

A historian says most science fiction has the same major flaw — except one legendary novel

WEST LAFAYETTE, IND. — It's science fiction's job to entertain us, not sooth-say. Yet even older, tongue-in-cheek sci-fi works have predicted numerous technologies we now take for granted.<p>If there's one book or movie that best foretells what humanity could become, though, it's Aldous Huxley's 1932 …

Singularity

Confirmed: A Huge Gravitational Wave Announcement Is Happening

What a time to be alive.<p><b>Update 27/09/17:</b> The biggest rumour did not pan out, but the LIGO team announced something just as amazing - the most …

Последние часы зонда «Кассини»

Последние 13 лет космический аппарат «Кассини» безмолвно менял наше понимание Солнечной системы. Миссия «Кассини» — совместный проект американского аэрокосмического агентства NASA и Европейского космического агентства стоимостью 3,62 миллиарда долларов – заключалась в изучении газового гиганта …

We should never have told people to start taking vitamins, and new research linking one type to cancer shows why

Not so fast. A growing body of research— including a study published August 22 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology— suggests that some supplements can carry real health risks. These risks range from vomiting and nausea to an increased risk of cancer and death.<p>Epidemiologists at two American cancer …

The Speed of Light: It's the Ultimate Cosmic Speed Limit!

How fast does light move? It seems to be faster than we can follow, yet this force of nature can be measured. It's the key to a great many …

Physics

Time Travel Is Possible Through the Whorfian Time Warp

It's the next best thing to a time machine.<p>The long-hypothesized time machine still eludes scientists, but that doesn’t mean they don’t know how to</i> …

Physics

How to Make a Fortune With $100

Seven entrepreneurs share businesses you can start from practically nothing.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many would-be entrepreneurs never start because they're waiting for the perfect idea or don't have enough disposable capital to break out of the rat race.<p>These …

В Китае создали первую в мире генномодифицированную клонированную собаку

Двадцать восьмого мая в лаборатории частной биотехнологической компании SinoGene родилась клонированная из соматической клетки собака породы бигль по …

Why I Tell My MBA Students to Stop Looking for a Job and Join the Gig Economy

When the students in the MBA course I teach on the gig economy ask me for the best thing they can do to prepare for their future careers, I tell them:<p>…

Uranus Is Even Freakier Than We Thought

If David Lynch designed a planet, it would be Uranus. Much like every episode of <i>Twin Peaks: The Return</i>, Uranus is fiercely unique and weirdly …

The best small town for every type of traveler

Every traveler has their thing.<p>Some want to rappel down waterfalls, others just want to laze by the beach. Some are super into wine, others love a good brew.<p>And with so many towns to choose from, sometimes it's hard to get it right.<p>Here are 15 of the best small towns in the world for every type of …

Не дал кусочек сыра: вороны запоминают обманувших их людей

Никто не любит обманщиков. Люди стараются держаться подальше от тех, кто когда-либо в прошлом их обманул. И, судя по новому исследованию, птицы …

Зачем стране нелетающая ракета и пустой космодром

<b>Популяризатор космонавтики и блогер</b><p>Виталий Егоровразбирается, что случилось с «Ангарой» и каким будет российский космос ближайшего будущего.<p>Свежая …

10 Breakthrough Technologies That Are About to Change the World | Inc.com

<b>Reversing Paralysis.</b> "Scientists are making remarkable progress at using brain implants to restore the freedom of movement that spinal cord injuries take away."<p><b>Self-Driving Trucks.</b> "Tractor-trailers without a human at the wheel will soon barrel onto highways near you. What will this mean for the …

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Халил Рафати: как бывший наркоман стал миллионером

После девятого передоза парамедики отчаянно пытались спасти жизнь Халила Рафати. Он пришел в себя только после того, как медики использовали дефибриллятор.<p>В 2003 году ему было 33 года, он жил на улицах Лос-Анджелеса. Он сидел на кокаине, весил 49 кг, и его кожа была покрыта язвами.<p>"Меня …

Where to learn critical life-changing skills

Many Library of Congress texts are now available online. Xiquinho Silva / Flickr<p>We tend to think of learning a new skill or "going back to school" as something you'd do when looking to change careers, or to upgrade within your current one.<p>But lifelong learning has incredible benefits, both personal …

It's Official: Time Crystals Are a New State of Matter, And Now We Can Create Them

Peer-review has spoken.<p>Earlier this year, physicists had put together a blueprint for how to make and measure time crystals - a bizarre state of …

The uneasy truth about human-animal hybrids

Merging animal and human forms brought terror to our ancestors – and this fear persists right the way into our modern age.<p>In Greek mythology, the Chimera is a monstrous fire-breathing creature, typically described as having the head of a lion, with a snake as a tail and the head of a goat emerging …

Biotechnology