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Astronomers have found a new crop of moons around Jupiter, and one of them is a weirdo

The total is up to 79 now<p>Ten more moons have been confirmed to orbit around Jupiter, bringing the planet’s total known satellite count to 79. That’s the highest number of moons of any planet in the Solar System. And these newly discovered space rocks are giving astronomers insight as to why the …

Astronomy

This sweet and spicy rub makes the tastiest pork tenderloin

Cooked properly, pork tenderloin in one of the juiciest, most flavorful cuts of meat you’ll ever eat – and it’s simple and cost effective. So how do …

BBQ

Rare Green Comet Twice As Wide As Jupiter Could Be Visible To The Naked Eye In August

Comet PANSTARRS (C/2017 S3) is on what looks like its first visit to our solar system and will be making its closest approach to the sun on August 16.<p>…

Astronomy

Japanese Spacecraft Reaches Diamond Asteroid After 3.5 Years

The Japanese space agency has successfully rendezvoused with a diamond-shaped asteroid millions of miles from Earth.<p>After travelling for three and a half years, the Hayabusa2 spacecraft made its final approach to the space rock on June 27 and is ready to start its exploration and survey of the …

Space

Your Body Acquires Trillions of New Mutations Every Day

And it’s somehow fine?<p>As you read this article, the cells in your body are dividing and the DNA in them is being copied, letter by letter. So long is the human genome—more than 3 billion letters—that even an astonishingly low error rate of one in many million letters could amount to 10 new …

Mutations

The Most Important Equation In The Universe

Last week, Perimeter Institute ran a feature where they asked 14 scientists what their favorite equation was, and why. There were many great answers from many different areas of research, from thermodynamics to pure mathematics. Many people went with fundamental equations, like the law of gravity, …

Physics

Huge HOLE appears on the surface of the sun - and it could cause absolute chaos here on Earth

A huge hole has appeared on the surface of the sun, which could cause absolute havoc here on Earth.<p>The hole has developed in a region where the sun’s …

Never-Before-Seen Mineral Found Inside a Diamond

Calcium silicate perovskite (CaSiO3) is thought to be the fourth most abundant mineral on the planet, but until recently, it had never been observed …

Newly Discovered "Super-Deep Diamond" Reveals a Rare Earth Mineral Inside

"It's what most natural scientists dream about."<p>The Cullinan mine, located on a diamond-bearing kimberlite pipe in the Gauteng province of South …

Geology

Nasa spacecraft reveals Jupiter's interior in unprecedented detail

Jupiter’s interior has been revealed in unprecedented detail in observations by Nasa’s Juno spacecraft that show it to be as strange and turbulent as the planet’s surface.<p>Despite extensive studies of Jupiter’s surface, including its distinctive dark and light bands and “great red spot”, little had …

Astronomy

8 mind-blowing facts about black holes

Black holes do not suck.<p>Illustration of a young black hole, such as the two distant dust-free quasars spotted recently by the Spitzer Space Telescope.<p>…

Felicity Cloake’s masterclass: spaghetti carbonara – recipe

A big plate of bacon and eggs for dinner – little wonder that this Roman classic is so popular in the UK. Yet the fear of ending up with a pasta omelette puts many carbonara fans off making it at home, though once you know how, it is in fact far quicker and easier than even our own dear …

Italian Food

Yotam Ottolenghi’s potato recipes

The most memorable potatoes I’ve ever tasted were at the Ballymaloe Cookery School in County Cork, Ireland. Apart from being a superb example of a local new-season variety, these potatoes were simply boiled with heaps of aromatics before being tossed in butter and salt, but they had a hugely …

Recipes

Why Do All The Planets Orbit In The Same Plane?

Our Solar System is an orderly place, with the four inner planets, the asteroid belt, and the gas giant worlds all orbiting in the same plane around the Sun. Even as you go farther out, the Kuiper belt objects appear to line up with that same exact plane. Given that the Sun is spherical and that …

Universe

15 Easy Cauliflower Recipes Literally Anyone Can Make

Who knew this veggie was so versatile?<p>February 28, 2018<p>When I cook for myself or my family, my meals are usually very meat-centric. Since my sister's …

Cooking

LSD Study Reveals Unprecedented "Harmonic" Reorganization of Brain

The drug appears to hit a "reset" button in the brain.<p>Ongoing neuroscience research on psychedelic drugs like LSD and psilocybin is increasingly …

First light which ever shone in universe picked up by astronomers in 'revolutionary' breakthrough

The first light which ever shone in the universe has been detected by astronomers scouring the skies for the earliest stars.<p>Using a simple radio antenna positioned in the quietest place on Earth - the western Australian desert - scientists picked up a signal of the long-sought ‘cosmic dawn.’<p>The …

Anna Jones’s recipes with smoked paprika | The modern cook

A couple of years ago, I spent a few cloudy days in Extremadura, Spain. We visited a chilli farm and saw the kilns in which the peppers were smoked, their intoxicating sweet aroma filling the air. Once cooled and ground, these bronzed chillies become smoked paprika, or <i>pimentón</i>. This is a spice I …

Recipes

The Nebra Sky Disc

The Nebra Sky Disc is one of the most fascinating, and some would say controversial, archaeological finds of recent years. Dated to 1600 BCE, this …

10 Egg Recipes That Will Make You Skip the Snooze Button

Our chefs’ favourite pasta sauces

What do some of the UK’s most accomplished chefs like to dress their pasta with? We asked seven of them to find out.

2018 February 15 - Enceladus in Silhouette

<b>Enceladus in Silhouette</b> <b><br>Image Credit:</b> Cassini Imaging Team, SSI, JPL, ESA, NASA<p><b>Explanation:</b> One of our Solar System's most tantalizing worlds, …

21 Cooking Charts That'll Make Any Foodie Say "Excuse Me, What?!"

* prints and tapes to fridge *

Cooking

First images of creatures from Antarctic depths revealed

Photographs of rare species from unexplored area of Antarctic seabed highlight need to protect life in one of the most remote places on the planet<p><i>(Click images for full caption information)</i><p>The images below are the first of creatures found in a previously unexplored region of the Antarctic seabed …

Antarctica

David Chang’s

Unified Theory of<p>Deliciousness<p>THE SECRET CODE TO<p>UNLEASHING THE WORLD’S<p>MOST AMAZING FLAVORS<p>THE SECRET CODE TO UNLEASHING THE WORLD’S MOST AMAZING …

Food & Dining

Genome of Man Who Died in 1827 Has Been Reverse-Engineered Without Any Remains

The escaped slave who settled in Iceland.<p>Hans Jonatan was born in the Caribbean in 1784, migrated to Iceland in 1802, and died in 1827 – and …

Astronomers may be closing in on source of mysterious fast radio bursts

Astronomers appear to be closing in on the source of enigmatic radio pulses emanating from space that have become the subject of intense scientific speculation.<p>Previous candidates for the origin of the fleeting blasts of radiation – known as fast radio bursts, or FRBs – have included exploding …

Universe

Flying telescope yields insights into birth of stars

<b>A Nasa telescope housed on a converted jumbo jet has yielded important insights into how stars are born from collapsing gas and dust.</b><p>Measurements by the Sofia observatory underline the importance of magnetic fields for star formation.<p>Astronomers used an instrument on Sofia to study one of the …

153 Genius Cooking Tips Straight From Restaurant Chefs

The ultimate guide to cooking like a pro.

The Slow Cooker Recipes Our Readers Saved Most in 2017

For years I've been wishing for the ability to save recipes on Kitchn (perhaps you have too), and this year it finally happened. Like many readers, …