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Nasa funds helicopter mission to hunt for alien life on Titan

Nasa is to fund a helicopter mission to hunt for alien life on Saturn’s largest moon - the ocean world of Titan.<p>The US space agency announced this week that the project, dubbed Dragonfly, has been selected as a finalist for a new expedition which will launch in the 2020s.<p>Titan is one of the best …

Astronomy

Is this mysterious space rock actually an alien spaceship?

It’s in the news because people want to know if it’s a rock or a rocket.<p>The “it” in question is a weirdly oblong asteroid that goes by the barely pronounceable moniker Oumuamua. It was first seen about a month ago by Pan-STARRS, a collection of telescopes perched high above the handsome beaches of …

Astronomy

Archaeologists Just Got Closer to Proving the Location of Jesus’ Tomb

The mortar from the tomb of Jesus at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher has been dated to the time of Constantine the Great—just as legend had it. So …

Archaeology

We Finally Know Why Galaxies Across The Universe Have All Those Weird Shapes

This may change our understanding of cosmic evolution.<p>In 1926, famed astronomer Edwin Hubble developed his morphological classification scheme for …

Confirmed: A Huge Gravitational Wave Announcement Is Happening

What a time to be alive.<p><b>Update 27/09/17:</b> The biggest rumour did not pan out, but the LIGO team announced something just as amazing - the most …

Yellowstone Earthquake Swarm: Tremors Trigger Fears Of Supervolcano Eruption

Yellowstone National Park has been hit with over 1,500 earthquakes in the last two months. The swarm of tremors has rocked the area almost daily …

Working At Hooters Is Damaging To Women, Study Finds

Working at any restaurant or bar as a woman can be harrowing. “Come here, sweetheart,” tables of drunken men will say when they want another bottle of ketchup. Women are expected to flirt, to smile, to accept sexual teasing, and personal questions with a sweet, feminine air while making it seem …

An Astronomer Has a Plan to Use The Sun's Gravity to Channel Video From The Stars

So crazy it just might work.<p>New research has demonstrated the feasibility of a rather creative solution to the challenge of sending large amounts of …

Gillian Anderson tweets to Gold Derby that she wants these 4 female directors for ‘The X-Files’ Season 11

<b>Gillian Anderson</b> responded to Gold Derby’s tweet about starting a petition to include female directors on “The X-Files” Season 11 by naming four …

TV

Astronomers Find a Rogue Supermassive Black Hole, Kicked out by a Galactic Collision

When galaxies collide, all manner of chaos can ensue. Though the process takes millions of years, the merger of two galaxies can result in …

The Orbit of Saturn. How Long is a Year on Saturn?

Every planet in the Solar System takes a certain amount of time to complete a single orbit around the Sun. Here on Earth, this period lasts 365.25 …

Protein discovery points to potential blood test for all cancers

Developing a blood test that can detect cancer has been a major area of research for scientists in recent years. Early detection is key in helping …

Cancer

Thousands of worlds may lurk beyond Pluto — and a stunning new animation shows the ones we've found

You may be familiar with our solar system's eight planets — Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune. There's also their famous dwarf-planet companion, Pluto.<p>But this icy world may just be an appetizer to what lurks in a region beyond Pluto called the Kuiper Belt.<p>As this …

2017 January 29 - Red Aurora Over Australia

<b>Red Aurora Over Australia</b> <b><br>Image Credit & Copyright:</b> Alex Cherney (Terrastro, TWAN)<p><b>Explanation:</b> Why would the sky glow red? Aurora. A solar storm in …

U.S.-backed Syrian force gives Islamic State 48 hours to leave Manbij | Reuters

BEIRUT (Reuters) - A U.S.-backed force fighting to drive Islamic State out of Manbij said on Thursday it was giving the jihadist group 48 hours to pull out of the surrounded northern Syrian city.<p>Smoke and flame rise after what fighters of the Syria Democratic Forces (SDF) said were U.S.-led air …

Middle East

Cinq ans après, Barack Obama revient sur la mort de Ben Laden

Il y a cinq ans jour pour jour, les États-Unis éliminaient Oussama Ben Laden. Une victoire contre le terrorisme, quelque peu éclipsée aujourd'hui par …

La fin d'Hadopi, une agonie politique

L'adoption surprise, par quatre voix contre trois jeudi soir à l'Assemblée nationale, de la disparition de la Hadopi au 4 février 2022, vient avant …

Une salle secrète «remplie de trésors» dans le tombeau de Toutankhamon

Le ministre du Tourisme égyptien a dévoilé au journal espagnol ABC que la salle secrète repérée au radar derrière un mur du tombeau de Toutankhamon …

Histoire

Test Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)

<b>Le Samsung Galaxy A5 version 2016 est arrivé et compte bien effacer les défauts de son prédécesseur tout en offrant un meilleur rapport qualité-prix.</b> …