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'Diamond rain' found on Uranus has been recreated on Earth – and it could help solve our growing energy crisis

Using high-powered lasers, scientists were able to recreate the diamond-forming conditions of giant, icy planets<p>Deep within the icy planets on the …

Engagement Rings

World's Leading Physicist Says Quantum Computers Are "Tools of Destruction, Not Creation"

by Patrick Caughill August 9, 2017 Robots & Machines 72554<p>Weapon of Mass Disruption<p>Quantum Computers are heralded as the next step in the evolution …

How to Slam Dunk Creationists When It Comes to The Theory of Evolution

Because this argument is barely worth having.<p>The 2001 discovery of the seven million-year-old Sahelanthropus, the first known upright ape-like …

Science Uncovers The Origin Of The First Light In The Universe

When we look out at the Universe today, highlighted against the vast, empty blackness of the sky are points of light: stars, galaxies, nebulae and more. Yet there was a time in the distant past before any of those things had formed, just after the Big Bang, where the Universe was still filled with …

Dark Matter

Canadian former UFC fighter Tim Hague dies after taking knockout punch in boxing match

EDMONTON — A boxer who had been in critical condition since a fight in Edmonton on Friday night has died, his sister says.<p>Jackie Neil says in a …

Icelandic language at risk; robots, computers can't grasp it

When an Icelander arrives at an office building and sees "Solarfri" posted, they need no further explanation for the empty premises: The word means …

The Best Science Documentaries on Netflix, Ranked

Knowledge is power and Netflix is our professor.<p>Sure, Netflix has a cadre of cheesy rom-coms, sexy capers, and superhero content. But don’t discount …

Entertainment

Table manners: how learning to cut up food was crucial to human evoultion

Spending less time chewing food allowed humans to develop language and more complex societies<p>Table manners helped humans evolve as learning to cut up food before eating, meant less chewing which led to the development of language, Harvard University has found.<p>Today our closest relative, the …

How the First Gravitational Waves Were Found

After decades of speculation and searching, a signal came through. It promises to change our understanding of the universe.<p><i>Note: On October 3, 2017, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced that the Nobel Prize in Physics would be awarded to Rainer Weiss, Kip Thorne, and Barry Barish, three</i> …

People in Sweden are hiding cash in their microwaves because of a fascinating — and terrifying — economic experiment

Sweden is shaping up to be the first country to plunge its citizens into a fascinating — and terrifying — economic experiment: negative interest …

Economics

Deborah Drever suspended from NDP caucus

Deborah Drever, the recently elected Alberta member of the legislature for Calgary-Bow, has been suspended from the NDP caucus after another …

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