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Iraq's Shiite militias join Mosul push; bombs rock Baghdad

IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Thousands of fighters flocked to join Iraq's state-sanctioned, Iran-backed Shiite militias on Sunday, advancing to cut off Islamic …

Physicists Apply Brakes to Accelerating Expansion of the Universe

New research could permanently upend the standard model of cosmology as we know it.<p>The notion that the universe is expanding at an accelerating rate …

3D print a baby universe at home!

Dave from Imperial College sez, "We've taken observations of the Cosmic Microwave Background from the Planck mission and turned them into a 3D …

3tags.org is coming soon

Milky Way: Secrets of galaxy revealed in most detailed hydrogen map yet

A team of scientists from Australia and Germany have created the most detailed hydrogen map ever produced of the Milky Way.<p>The map was pieced …

North Korea executes officials by anti-aircraft gun in new purge – report

Two senior regime officers reported to have been killed for posing a threat to leader Kim Jong-un<p>North Korea’s purge of senior officials who are deemed a threat to Kim Jong-un’s leadership of the country has continued with the public executions of two senior officials, according to South Korean …

City, county leaders hold special meeting after girl's death

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The killings of two young Albuquerque girls spurred lawmakers, law enforcement and local officials on Tuesday to hold a …

Crime

A biologist has a radical plan to save the Earth

<i>The following is an excerpt from " Half-Earth: Our Planet's Fight For Life ," by Edward O. Wilson.</i><p>The global conservation movement has temporarily …

Extinction

At 13.2 billion years, this galaxy is almost as old as the universe itself

Astronomers at the California Institute of Technology have found a galaxy more than 13.2 billion years old. Their next question is: Why is it so darn …

Four elements earn permanent seats on the periodic table

The seventh row of the periodic table is officially full.<p>On December 30, the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry announced that a …