Daniel Naidu

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Jupiter Has Been Declared The Most Ancient Planet in The Solar System

The largest and the oldest.<p>Jupiter formed in a geologic blink. Its rocky core coalesced less than a million years after the beginning of our Solar …

The Human Brain Can Create Structures in Up to 11 Dimensions

"We found a world that we had never imagined."<p>Last year, neuroscientists used a classic branch of maths in a totally new way to peer into the …

NASA picks 12 new astronauts from 18,300 applicants

NASA chose 12 new astronauts Wednesday from its biggest pool of applicants ever, hand-picking seven men and five women who could one day fly aboard …

Oldest Homo sapiens bones ever found shake foundations of the human story

Idea that modern humans evolved in East Africa 200,000 years ago challenged by extraordinary discovery of 300,000-year-old remains in Moroccan mine<p>Fossils recovered from an old mine on a desolate mountain in Morocco have rocked one of the most enduring foundations of the human story: that <i>Homo</i> …

Facebook: good for democracy or a way to wage psychological warfare on voters?

Professor Michal Kosinski is famous for two things: pioneering research that – if you believe the hype – put Trump in the White House and took …

Prostate cancer trial stuns researchers: 'It's a once in a career feeling'

Combining two existing prostate cancer therapies could extend the life of men with advanced, high-risk prostate cancer by 37%, according to a study presented at the world’s largest cancer conference. The new findings could change how doctors first approach treatment of prostate cancer.<p>“These are …

The psychology of climate change denial: Why sceptics refuse to believe the science

US President Donald Trump is a long-time climate change denier.<p>For all the confusing hot air on whether climate change is really happening, and …

Tourist’s most terrifying shark dive in Fiji

But for a few moments the country was anything but paradise for me, as I swum while bleeding, surrounded by sharks.<p>Arriving from Melbourne, my …

Antarctic ice crack takes major turn

<b>There has been an important development in the big crack cutting across the Larsen C Ice Shelf in Antarctica.</b><p>The fissure, which threatens to spawn one of the biggest bergs ever seen, has dramatically changed direction.<p>"The rift has propagated a further 16km, with a significant apparent right turn …

Global Warming

Scientists warn US coral reefs are on course to disappear within decades

New Noaa research shows that strict conservation measures in Hawaii have not spared corals from a warming ocean in one of its most prized bays<p>Some of America’s most protected corals have been blighted by bleaching, with scientists warning that US reefs are on course to largely disappear within just …

Burundi sets end-of-the-year deadline for unwed couples to marry

President Pierre Nkurunziza launched the campaign to 'moralise society' and address the country's population explosion.<p>Unmarried couples in Burundi …

Donald Trump's Europe tour leaves leaders strangely shaken

US president’s first visit to Europe memorable for body-language battles and patchy understanding of the bloc<p>He crunched hands, shoved shoulders and struck poses. He scoffed chocolates, ignored protocol and harangued heads of state. He denied saying things he had said, then said things that showed …

This Failed Supernova Might Have Given Us Our First Look at The Birth of a Black Hole

The whisper of death.<p>A star which normally would have been expected to end in a supernova surprised astronomers by going out with fizzle rather than …

Inside Saudi Arabia's rehab centre for jihadists

<b>Lined up against the wall of a tent, their backs against embroidered cushions, electronic tags around their ankles, the nine Yemeni al-Qaeda prisoners fidgeted nervously, folding and unfolding their hands.</b><p>Most of these men, who we were not allowed to photograph, have spent the last 15 years of …

Guantanamo Bay

The public flogging of two gay men and what it says about Indonesia's future

Islamism is rising across Indonesia, where a toxic mix of religion and political opportunism has been percolating for some time<p>It was the young who came first to Indonesia’s public caning of gay men. They arrived on motorbikes and on foot, from nearby boarding houses and two universities, some …

'I Was Shocked By Freedom': Defectors Reflect On Life In North Korea

Watching footage of April's military parades in North Korea — with soldiers marching in formation to patriotic tunes — Lee So-yeon recalls all the steps. She was once one of those soldiers.<p>The daughter of a university professor, Lee, now 41, grew up in North Korea's North Hamgyong province. But …

Republican candidate charged with assault after 'body-slamming' Guardian reporter

Audio of Greg Gianforte attacking Ben Jacobs corroborated by Fox News journalists in the room, who described candidate ‘slamming him to the ground’<p>The Guardian is committed to holding power to account. Support our independent journalism by making a contribution or becoming a member<br>• Montana election: …

U.S. drone strike kills 15 civilians in Afghanistan, United Nations says

KABUL (Reuters) - At least 15 civilians were killed and 13 wounded in a U.S. unmanned aircraft strike in eastern Afghanistan, the United Nations said, calling for an independent investigation into the incident.<p>The airstrike early on Wednesday morning hit what U.S. officials said was an Islamic …

Afghanistan

100 reasons why Brexit was a good thing

Since Britain's vote to leave the European Union, the nation has continued to defy the Remain campaign's doom and gloom. The sky hasn't fallen in, the world keeps spinning. and Britain remains part of the European continent. But the country has a lot to look forward to with Brexit.<p>Britain will …

Rosetta probe collision signal awaited

<b>Officials are awaiting confirmation of the Rosetta probe's collision into a 4km-wide ball of ice and dust.</b><p>The spacecraft should already have hit its target, but confirmation should be received at about 11:18 GMT (12:18 BST/1318 CEST) on Friday.<p>It is sending back pictures as it edges closer to Comet …

Space

Belarus villagers complain of army tanks on lawn

<b>Villagers in northern Belarus are complaining that the local tank brigade is using their streets as a short cut, it's reported.</b><p>Zaslonava in Vitsebsk Region is home to the 19th Guards Mechanised Brigade of the Belarusian Army, and local people have sent photos and video to the Tut.By news portal …

Belarus

US band The Slants sues so it can trademark 'offensive' name

<b>An Oregon band's bid for the right to trademark their "offensive" name has reached the US Supreme Court.</b><p>The case was brought to the Supreme Court by The Slants after their trademark was refused because the name is disparaging to Asian-Americans.<p>The Asian-American band acknowledges the name may …

Native Americans

Reykjavik goes dark for Northern Lights show

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1261000/1261762_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1532567806_68165c9a0d8c88872ae4b673fe6ca776<p><b>The lights went out in Reykjavik on Wednesday night to give people a chance to enjoy one of the night sky's most impressive spectacles - the Aurora</b> …

Northern Lights

Woman Buys Cute 'Puppy' From Breeder — Then Realizes Her Mistake

She noticed something was off when he chewed through her wall.<p>Trigger must have seemed perfect to his former owner, with his large amber eyes and …

New Images of Jupiter Are Unlike Anything Else in the Solar System

NASA released the first-ever images of Jupiter’s north pole on Friday after the agency’s Juno spacecraft completed a fly-by of the planet last …

The Debate Over Time's Place in the Universe

Physicists can’t agree on whether the flow of future to past is real or a mental construct.<p>Einstein once described his friend Michele Besso as “the best sounding board in Europe” for scientific ideas. They attended university together in Zurich; later they were colleagues at the patent office in …

Dark Matter

Scientists Release Air that Has Been Trapped for 800 Million Years

Our finding answers one big question: Did life come first or atmospheric oxygen?”<p>Breathable, oxygen-rich air is a valuable commodity in the universe, as the movie <i>Spaceballs</i> so poignantly chronicles. But reconstructing the rise of the delightfully oxygenated air we all know and love is "a famously …

I Spent The Past Seven Years Counting White Sharks – The Findings Are Troubling

Great white sharks are magnificent animals and it is truly an honour to work with them. They are top predators and probably the most studied shark in …

White Shark

Message from Mars? Morse code dunes found on red planet

<b>(CNN) —</b> Yes, astronomers have discovered dark sand dunes on Mars that resemble Morse code. But no, they don't think little green men are trying to tell us something.<p>The images of the dark dunes were snapped in February by a high-resolution camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.<p>So just what …

Mars