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When is the next supermoon?

We’ve just passed a series of 3 full supermoons. The next supermoons of 2018 will be the new moons of June, July and August.<p>A supermoon is a new or …

Good News: Life On Earth Will Not Boil Away As Soon As Previously Thought

But the planet's still doomed.<p>Look around you. See the plants, the animals; most importantly, feel the earth beneath your toes. One day, the sun will brighten, and everything on the planet will burn. The oceans will vaporize. Complex life--eventually, even microbes--will no longer survive. But …

NASA rover Opportunity finds signs Mars once had fresh water | Reuters

(Reuters) - NASA’s decade-old Mars rover, Opportunity, has found evidence that life-friendly fresh water once pooled on the red planet’s surface, reinforcing similar discoveries made by newcomer Curiosity on the other side of the planet, scientists said on Thursday.<p>A 360-degree digitally-compressed …

Spacewatch: A decade of Opportunity on Mars

Saturday marks the 10th anniversary of the landing of Nasa's Opportunity rover on Mars. Cocooned in air bags, it bounced to a halt on the Martian surface at 05:05 GMT, three weeks after its twin, Spirit.<p>What was initially a project to land a single golf-cart-sized rover, dubbed the Mars Exploration …

South Korea's 5G To Let Citizens Download A Full Movie In One Second

And the country's science ministry wants people on the fastest bullet trains to be able to surf the Internet.<p>South Korea's science ministry is investing $1.5 billion in building 5G wireless service for the country by 2020, AFP reports.<p>Some of the things the ministry wants 5G to do include …

South Korea

One-third in state still live where air does not meet U.S. standards

Air pollution in California has dropped significantly over the last decade, yet about one-third of the population lives in communities where the air does not meet federal health standards, state officials reported Thursday.<p>The evaluation of smog and soot levels was presented at a meeting in …

Pollution

The best science and technology pictures of the week

Some of the most impressive pictures from the worlds of science and technology this week, including a leaping whale and a menacing dinosaur skeleton.<p><b>More stunning image galleries:</b><p>Slingshot drones and lab-grown bones<p>US Air Force’s 2013 best pics and lobster spring cleaning<p>A limb transplant and the …

Puget Sound

We face being buried under an avalanche of Chinese science

China is investing unprecedented amounts in research and development while changing the way science is practised<p>I was chatting with a friend and collaborator based in Germany recently about the completion of a new building that his university was constructing, dedicated to biomedical imaging …

Killing One Owl, To Save Another, Ruffles Feathers

Barred owls are being killed to save endangered spotted owls.<p>To save the endangered northern spotted owl, biologists have begun killing barred owls, a more widespread and aggressive bird that has invaded the former species' territories in the U.S. Northwest. Once a barred owl enters a spotted owl's …

Birds

Archaeologists find remains of previously unknown pharaoh in Egypt

Discovery of 3,600-year-old body of King Senebkay confirms existence of forgotten dynasty<p>The 3,600-year-old remains of a forgotten pharaoh unearthed this month in southern Egypt may be the first of several significant discoveries in a previously ignored burial ground that rivals the Valley of the …

Big Pic: An Ultramassive Black Hole

More than merely "supermassive"<p>One of the most powerful things in the universe wears a sparkly purple coat. Well, at least it looks that way in this image combining data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and the Hubble Space Telescope. This is an image of the galaxy cluster RX J1532.9+3021 …

WIRED Space Photo of the Day for January 2014

Author: Adam Mann<p>06:30 am<p>Follow Space Photo of the Day on TwitterThe 2013 WIRED Space Photo of the Day GalleryThe 2012 WIRED Space Photo of the Day …

What a Hoot: Snowy Owls Make Rare Southern Appearance

These arctic birds have been spotted in Kansas, North Carolina, and Washington, D.C.<p>The snowy owl is in town. Bird-watchers, and Harry Potter fans, across the Eastern Seaboard are capturing rare photos of the revered snowy owl, thousands of miles south of its native Arctic home.<p>According to Kevin …

Robotic Gas Pumps Are Coming Soon

Forget pumping yer own gas--let the robots do the work.<p>Pumping gas is a real pain. It involves actually getting out of your car, moving the muscles in your legs and arms and surrounding yourself with <i>outside air</i>. But one company plans to introduce robotic gas pumps in St. Louis, which would do all …

Touchscreens

Mosquito-Borne Chikungunya Virus Arrives In Americas

The virus can cause debilitating joint pain that can last for weeks, and sometimes years.<p>A potentially debilitating African virus has now officially made its way to the Americas, and is being spread between people by mosquitoes in the Caribbean. From early December to mid-January, the chikungunya …

Public Health

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Paint Inspiration: A Flower Arrangement From Instagram

We spotted this cheerful arrangement on Instagram and couldn't resist its gorgeous #nofilter colors!<p><i>Photo: Joy Thigpen/Once Wed</i><p>1. Butter Up SW 6681, Sherwin-Williams Emerald.2. Azalea Flower SW 6576, Sherwin-Williams Emerald.3. Brown Cherry 1009-7, Valspar Signature.4. Aged Pine 6011-5, Valspar …

Would You Rather: Dahlias or Magnolias?

Which floral arrangement would you choose? Tell us in the comments!<p><i>Want to see more? Tour photo A, from a Brooklyn townhouse with luscious color and photo</i> <i>B , from an antique-filled Victorian house in Illinois.</i><p>-------------<p><b>Plus:</b><p>A Lesson in Flower Arranging with Charlotte Moss >> Flower Arranging …

Posh Enough? Swimming Pool Shaped As A Stradivarius Violin

In the world of music in general and violins in particular, the name <b>Stradivarius</b> is sacred and revered. It is a name that is recognized by even those …

Astronomers Get First Glimpse of Cosmic Web

Changing Planet<p>Computer simulations suggest that matter in the universe is distributed in a “cosmic web” of filaments, as seen in the image above from a large-scale dark-matter simulation. The inset is a zoomed-in, high-resolution image of a smaller part of the cosmic web, 10 million light-years …

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Powerfully Dramatic Landscapes by 23-Year-Old Shane Hawk

Whether we are watching or not, the sun rises every day and sets every evening. On a regular basis, 23-year-old photographer Shane Hawk turns his eye towards the sky to document the daily magic that takes place overhead. Based in California, Hawk began photographing with just an iPhone. He has …

Landscape Photography

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Might as Well Be the Next Assassin’s Creed

Judging from the tenor and lowdown of this grim-voiced <i>Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor</i> walkthrough, it’s going to be a game that shares the name and …

Battlefield 4 fans may vote on future game-balancing updates

DICE is listening to Battlefield 4 players and asking for their input. But this time it’s not about bugs — it’s about balancing.<p>The triple-A Swedish developer has noticed certain suggestions and complaints about the military first-person shooter’s weapons and vehicles, and it’s asking fans to vote …

A Functional Trike Made From Recycled Household Parts

Football’s glaring inequity: Feelings are for fans, not for players

<b>Richard Sherman (AP/Elaine Thompson)</b><p>We’re allowed to yell, get drunk and break furniture, but athletes can’t talk about being the best<p>Ian Blair<p>January 25, 2014 12:00am (UTC)<p>For the record, Richard Sherman doesn’t need my defense. His many accomplishments would exist whether I validated them or not. …