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Stephen Hawking death: Physicist heralded as one of the greatest scientific minds ever dies aged 76

Professor Stephen Hawking has died at the age of 76. The iconic physicist is known as one of the greatest scientific minds in the history of the …

Physics

The Massive Prize Luring Miners to the Stars

Osiris-Rex launched from Cape Canaveral in Florida in 2016. It has traveled over 1.3 billion kilometers since then, orbiting the sun for a year and …

Inside the Quirky Habits of Albert Einstein, Elon Musk, and Other Genius Inventors

Some rituals are productive, but others are just plain weird.

A Couple Convert An Old School Bus Into A Light and Efficient Family Home

The Mayes family transformed a Thomas High Top into a well-organized and airy humble abode, using thoughtful storage and a minimalist color palette.<p>When Gabriel and Debbie Mayes decided to embrace the tiny house movement, they knew the transition would be anything but easy. For starters, they—along …

UK weather: Armed Forces called in as death toll rises to 10 in coldest spring day on record

• <b>Seven-year-old girl is latest victim of extreme weather</b>• <b><br>RAF helps with relief efforts as roads, trains and flights halted and schools closed</b>• <b><br>Red alert for south Wales and south west England</b>• <b><br>Major rescue operation underway in Hampshire</b>• <b><br>National Grid warns UK will not have enough gas to meet</b> …

Weather

Arctic warming: scientists alarmed by 'crazy' temperature rises

An alarming heatwave in the sunless winter Arctic is causing blizzards in Europe and forcing scientists to reconsider even their most pessimistic forecasts of climate change.<p>Although it could yet prove to be a freak event, the primary concern is that global warming is eroding the polar vortex, the …

Global Warming

An amateur astronomer testing a new camera happens to catch a supernova as it's being born

Peering at a distant galaxy, an amateur astronomer in Argentina managed to capture a star in the act of going supernova. The chances of this …

Exoplanets

Nasa's Hubble Space Telescope reveals a gigantic 'fart' storm on Neptune

NASA has captured some beautiful images on Neptune. Some storms, such as Jupiter's Red Great Red Spot, last for centuries — but on Neptune, that …

Hubble Space Telescope

Ancient cave paintings turn out to be by Neanderthals, not modern humans

A new analysis shows ancient cave paintings were too old to have been painted by modern humans<p>A new discovery that Neanderthals were painting cave walls more than 64,000 years ago has anthropologists rethinking the history of art. Found deep in Spanish caves, the rock art was once thought to be the …

Did Archaeologists Just Prove the Existence of Prophet Isaiah?

A stunning article published Thursday announced that archaeologists have stumbled upon the first physical evidence of the existence of the prophet …

Theology

This simple sleep trick will help you fall asleep in under a minute

It's quicker than counting sheep!<p>Even though we spend all day running around, sometimes the biggest task of the day is actually falling asleep at the …

Sleep

• Short-track skater will consider doubling up in bid to end jinx<br>• Briton reveals plan to retire and switch sports had she won gold<p>Elise Christie will consider moving abroad to take up long-track speed skating – where there are far fewer opponents and crashes than in short track – in a bid to end …

Winter Olympics

7 tough lessons people often learn too late in life

Life lessons are full of wisdom because they often have to be learned the hard way. However, the hardest part about that process is realizing that sometimes not every opportunity lasts forever. You finally "get it" long after the fact.<p>If possible, it's best to learn these things sooner rather than …

A 40-Year-Study Found That Kids Who Do This Are More Likely to Earn the Most Money When They Grow Up

Even researchers were surprised to learn which kids grew up to earn the most money.<p>Imagine you are asked to look at a sixth-grade class and predict which students will earn the highest income as adults. Which kids would you choose?<p>Do you go for the studious kids? The shy kids who are eager to …

An amateur astronomer accidentally caught an exploding star on camera—and it gets better

He was excited to test his new camera, but he also captured something totally unique.<p>Victor Buso was looking forward to testing his new camera on September 20, 2016. The locksmith and amateur astronomer waited for nightfall and headed out to his rooftop observatory in the city of Rosario, …

David Bowie in mustard yellow suit, photograph by Terry O'neill in 1974.

bring back some memories<p>21 February 2018<p>338 notes<p>David Bowie<br>• celebrity<br>• photography<br>• portrait<br>• nostalgia<br>• vintage<br>• fashion<br>• 1974<br>• 1970s<p>David Bowie in mustard yellow …

David Bowie

Armed forces cut back on mobile phones to help pay for Britain’s new nuclear submarines

The armed forces have been forced to cut back on car hire and the use of mobile phones in order to help raise an additional £300m to finance the renewal of the nuclear deterrent, it emerged last night.<p>Lt Gen Mark Poffley said the Ministry of Defence has been forced to cut back across the board in …

Military

Smart devices could soon have their own cellular connections

Connected devices such as smart lightbulbs, refrigerators and TVs are all bound by Wi-Fi networks. But that might not be the case for much longer.<p>Arm, a processor design company, is unveiling a new software stack, called Kigen, that would allow SIM cards to be integrated into internet-of-things …

Internet of Things

Magnetic field traces gas and dust swirling around supermassive black hole

Astronomers reveal a new high resolution map of the magnetic field lines in gas and dust swirling around the supermassive black hole at the center of …

Black Holes

Live Science

May 15, 2018 | Article<p>Weird, slow-moving waves in the planet's core could explain the mysterious drifting. <br>Read More<p>May 02, 2018 | Article<p>The ancient …

Magnetism

NASA' Spitzer First to Crack Open Light of Faraway Worlds

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has captured for the first time enough light from planets outside our solar system, known as exoplanets, to identify …

I Ate 3 Eggs Every Single Morning For a Week – Here’s What I Learned

I’ve always liked eggs – they’re filling and delicious, but for some reason, I just can’t be bothered to make them on the weekdays because I’m too …

Breakfast

Magnetic reconnection in the sun

The Sun glows with a surface temperature of about 5,500 degrees Celsius (9,932 degrees Fahrenheit). On the other hand its hot outer layer, the …

Smithsonian

Polish minister backs call for 'Polocaust' museum

<b>(CNN) —</b> A Polish government minister has supported calls for a "Polocaust" museum to commemorate Poles killed by the Nazis during World War Two.<p>In the latest turn in the controversy surrounding Poland's new Holocaust law Jaroslaw Sellim said he supported the call, a move which could trigger yet …

Israel

Renault's 'smart island' runs on wind power and recycled batteries

Renault has launched a "smart island" in Portugal that uses its Zoe electric vehicle, home batteries, smart charging and vehicle-to-grid (V2E) energy storage to run without fossil fuels. The idea is to make the Madeira island of Porto Santo energy independent and stimulate renewable energy …

CERN to Transport Antimatter in a Van to Study Neutron Stars - ExtremeTech

By on February 21, 2018 at 1:20 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Researchers at CERN have gotten …

Physics

The mysterious beauty of the zodiacal light

Born from the remains of comets roaming the solar system, this phenomenon is a wondrous sight.<p>Once upon a time, before cities banished darkness and …

Jupiter’s Great Red Spot May Soon Disappear...

...or it may not. Scientists aren’t quite sure what will happen to the shrinking mega-storm.<p>Aside from its size, the planet Jupiter is perhaps best known for the roiling vermilion tempest that swirls south of its equator. The storm, which is big enough to comfortably swallow Earth, is appropriately …

Astronomy

Microsoft's DNA storage breakthrough could pave way for exabyte drives

Scientists develop a more efficient way to find and selectively retrieve files stored on DNA.<p><i>Video: Microsoft bets big on DNA storage for digital data</i><p>…

University of Washington

India's Chandrayaan-2 has more power than NASA's Apollo missions, but cheaper

Costs and Effects<p>Not everything worthwhile has to be pricey, or so the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) wants to prove with its planned …

Space Exploration