David Mullid

776 Added | 1 Magazine | 1 Like | @DavidMullid | Keep up with David Mullid on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “David Mullid”

Move Over, Double Helix: A New Form of DNA Has Just Been Discovered

This is the first time it's ever been seen in a living cell.<p>When we learn about human genetics in high school biology class, one of the most basic …

Genetics

Egyptian Papyrus Retells Biblical Story of Abraham and Isaac

OXFORD, ENGLAND—<i>Live Science</i> reports that Michael Zellmann-Rohrer of Oxford University has translated a 1,500-year-old papyrus discovered near the …

Ancient History

When Did Humans First Use Symbols?

AARHUS, DENMARK—According to a report in <i>Science Magazine</i>, cognitive scientist Kristian Tylén of Aarhus University led a team of scientists who …

Archaeology

What is relativity? Einstein's mind-bending theory explained

How our ideas about space and time changed forever.<p>When the theory of relativity appeared in the early 1900s, it upended centuries of science and gave physicists a new understanding of space and time. Isaac Newton saw space and time as fixed, but in the new picture provided by special relativity …

Physics

88,000-Year-Old Middle Finger Discovery Could Change Early Human History

As researchers continue to make new discoveries about the evolution and migration of early man, a new study gives evidence that humans may have migrated out of Africa much earlier than previously believed. Archaeologists working in Saudi Arabia's Nefud Desert have discovered the fossil of a human …

Anthropology

Beyond the Milky Way: The sublime beauty of our galactic neighbors

In 1888 an amateur astronomer in England named Isaac Roberts captured a groundbreaking image. This long-exposure photograph taken at Roberts' home …

Universe

Newfound Marine Fossil May Be From the Largest Creature That Ever Lived

The current find is the size of a blue whale, and scientists are hoping for more.<p>The bones of a gigantic prehistoric aquatic reptile have been discovered in England. The ichthyosaur, as the 205-million-year-old reptile is known, is estimated to have been 85 feet long—around the size of a blue …

Dinosaurs

Why Extraterrestrial Life May Be More Unlikely Than Scientists Thought

Phosphorus is an essential element for life — but that there was enough of it for life to start on Earth might just have been a matter of luck, new …

Nebulas

This Little-Known 401(k) Trick Can Open the Floodgates to Roth IRA Savings

Go beyond well-known strategies to boost your savings -- if your employer does one simple thing.<p>There's a retirement crisis in the U.S., with …

Retirement

The 5:3:2 Rule for Social Media

When it comes to social sharing you need to get the balance right, and that's where the 5:3:2 rule comes into play. But what is 5:3:2?<p>Social media …

Marketing

This weird galaxy has astronomers rethinking a key theory

Without dark matter or a black hole at its core, a newly discovered star system is a real-life space oddity.<p>It’s a real-life space oddity.<p>Astronomers have discovered an ancient galaxy that seems to hold little if any dark matter — an invisible substance that astronomers previously thought was an …

Universe

Here’s How To Plug One Of The Biggest Privacy Holes In The Internet

An upgrade to DNS, the internet’s address book, would make it harder for ISPs to know where you surf, and for hackers to hijack your traffic.<p>Last March, Congress gave internet service providers the green light to collect user data–without their consent–when it abolished an FCC regulation aimed at …

Privacy

Voyager Is 13 Billion Miles Away and Needs a Repair: Here’s What Happened

Trickling in through the giant radio dishes of NASA’s Deep Space Network, faint whispers from a distant robotic explorer deliver a message: <i>I may not</i> …

Space

Freshly Unearthed Baby T. Rex Skull Is a "1 in 100 Million" Discovery

But not everyone agrees it's a T. rex.<p>When we think of the <i>Tyrannosaurus rex</i>, the first thing we usually think of is a massive, fearsome predator. But …

Dinosaurs

This Is The Secret Meaning Behind The Devil's Number 666

It's a code for his real name.<p>We've all heard about the infamous number 666, which is rather cryptically referred to as the "number of the beast" in …

Mathematics

Elon Musk’s SpaceX Sends Ten More Iridium Satellites to Orbit

Space Exploration Technologies Corp. launched a rocket carrying 10 Iridium Communications Inc. satellites to orbit early Friday, its fifth in a …

Elon Musk

Was Einstein Wrong About The Speed Of Light?

Is the speed of light slowing down?

Several things in nature go faster than the speed of light, without challenging general relativity.<br>Read More

Physics

[astro-ph/9811018] A time varying speed of light as a solution to cosmological puzzles

Astrophysics<p>Title: A time varying speed of light as a solution to cosmological puzzles<p>Abstract: We consider the cosmological implications of light …

Physics

The Exodus Debunked: Coming out of Egypt

March 19, 2018 by Jonathan MS Pearce<p>I will continue my deconstruction of the Exodus accounts by concentrating on the issues surrounding the claims of …

We'll Never Know For Sure How Everything Began

Roughly 13.8 billion years ago, the Universe as we know it expanded from an infinitely hot and dense singularity in space and time, first in a …

Dark Matter

Archaeologists unexpectedly discover tools that throw off humanity's timeline by 50,000 years

Recently unearthed artifacts from the Stone Age could rewrite what we know about our early ancestors.<p>Three new studies published in the journal …

These secret Netflix codes unlock hidden show and movie categories

The recommended content on your Netflix account comes from a complicated algorithm analysing your viewing history.<p>And unless you are sharing your …

The settings you should change immediately after buying a new TV

It's finally a good time to make the jump to a 4K TV. Prices have come down, HDR is up to snuff, and there are a bevy of great models to choose from. But once you bring your new TV home, you may want to take a trip through its settings and tweak a few in order to get the best possible picture.<p>If …

Black holes might be portals to alternate universes

Black holes are called “black holes” for a reason. No one knows what lies beyond that impenetrable darkness, and there is no spacecraft in existence …

It turns out graphene has been deceiving us this whole time

While graphene, an atom-thick form of carbon, has shown itself to have enormous potential for plant electronics and ultra-efficient water …

Chemistry

A video that explains the Heisenberg uncertainty principle

The more you know about a quantum particle's position, the less you know about its momentum, and vice versa. This is the Heisenberg uncertainty …

New, 'Exotic State of Matter' Found Far Below Freezing

By creating atoms within atoms, the new research marks an exciting time in quantum physics.<p>Crucial to the properties of matter, atoms are widely known as the building blocks of the universe. Harking back to your grade school science classes, you might remember atoms are made up of positively …

Ground-breaking research turns equine evolution on its head

The world’s last remaining “wild” horses <b>might not be as feral as previously thought</b>.<p>Research into the ancestry of today’s horses has shed new light …

Incredible Hubble discovery in deep space could rewrite rules of physics

The Hubble Space Telescope has been in our orbit for nearly 30 years, returning data and photographs – both beautiful and scientifically important – …

Universe