Kevin Cass

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Why Dark Matter?

It’s the most mysterious “stuff” our Universe has. So why are we so sure it’s real?<p><i>“The Universe is made mostly of dark matter and dark energy, and</i> …

Associated Press News

A massive national security leak just blew the lid off Obama's drone war

NASA's Human Mars Missions Could First Fuel Up Near Moon

Routine human missions to Mars would be much more efficient if they first swung by Earth’s Moon to pick up fuel for the trip, a new MIT strategic engineering study concludes. NASA’s 90’s-era mantra of “Back to the Moon and on to Mars” really does make sense, a new paper published in the <i>Journal of</i> …

Space Exploration

Russian jet 'shot down' by Turkish forces after entering Turkish air space

A Russian air force jet has been shot down by Turkish forces after it strayed into the country's airspace, according to unconfirmed reports. …

China Joins Russia, Orders Military To Prepare For World War III

A grim Ministry of Defense bulletin issued to Prime Minister Putin and President Medvedev today states that President Hu has “agreed in principal” …

Nasa planning ‘Earth Independent’ Mars colony by 2030s

Humans will be living and working on Mars in colonies entirely independent of Earth by the 2030s, Nasa has said.<p>The US space organisation today released its plan for establishing permanent settlements on the red planet, setting out in detail plans to create ‘deep-space habitation facilities’ which …

Space Science

ISIS soldiers told to rape women 'to make them Muslim'

<b>Lalish, Iraq (CNN) —</b> Sitting on a shabby green sofa somewhere in the ISIS-controlled city of Mosul, Iraq, the militants laugh and joke as one of them films their excited chatter.<p>"Today is the female sex slave market day, which has been ordained," explains a skinny, black-clad Jihadi, gesturing at …

Yazidis

Intelligent machines: Will we accept robot revolution?

<b>Would you share your home with a robot or work side by side with one? People are starting to do both, which has put the relationship we have with them under the spotlight and exposed both our love and fear of the machines that are increasingly becoming a crucial part of our lives.</b><p>In Japan they grow …

Robotics

Russia fires cruise missiles at targets in Syria

Russia has fired cruise missiles at targets in Syria in a major display of military power, with warships in the Caspian Sea more than 1,200km away carrying out the attacks.<p>Russia says it is targeting the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group, but at least some of its air strikes have …

Middle East

Forget Blood Moons: Cameraman claims 'lunar wave' he filmed proves Moon is a 'HOLOGRAM'

CCROW777Whatever tou think of Ccrow777's hologram theory, he takes cracking shots of the Moon<p>A YouTube user has published a series of videos which …

FAA Proposes $1.9M Fine Against Drone Operator

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced yesterday that it’s proposing an unprecedented $1.9 million fine against Chicago-based SkyPan …

Officials: Russian Jets Intercept Several U.S. Drones Over Syria

Since Russia’s air campaign began last week, at least three U.S. predator drones have been intercepted by Russian fighter jets, according to U.S. officials.<p>Fox News reported that the interceptions occurred over Islamic State-controlled parts of Syria as well as along the Turkish-Syrian border.<p>“The …

Middle East

Earth's weakening 'magnetic shield' could see life WIPED OUT as skin cancer levels soar

ESA•ATG•MedialabThe magnetosphere surrounding Earth providing a protective layer<p>Our planet's magnetosphere, which prevents solar winds and radiation …

DNA detectives win Nobel Prize for cancer cure breakthrough

British based Tomas Lindahl was awarded the Nobel Prize for chemistry for discovering that DNA must be able to repair itself when damaged<p>Scientists who discovered how cells repair damaged DNA, a breakthrough which could lead to a cure for cancer, have won the Nobel Prize for chemistry.<p>Sweden’s …

Nobel Prize