Mathew Homberger

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Coffee in crisis: The bitter end of our favourite drink?

Drought, flooding, disease - climate change is already threatening the source of our caffeine fix. Are we facing the end of coffee as we know it, asks David Robson.<p>As we sip our lattes and espressos and read the daily headlines, climate change can seem like a distant threat. But travel a few …

Coffee

NASA includes an Israeli scientist’s challenge in international space apps competition

Prof. Alon Peled proposes a groundbreaking approach for enabling information sharing among public sector agencies, whose computer systems are …

Red aurora from space: astronaut's photograph has the world saying wow

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Space

Large Hadron Collider gets back to running science experiments

What's that strange circular shape, you ask? That, friends, is what particle physics looks like when it's getting back on track. After weeks of test runs following its return to service, the Large Hadron Collider has resumed smashing particles together for the sake of real, honest-to-goodness …

Physics

Large Hadron Collider’s big restart: stable beams and success

It’s time to celebrate – the Large Hadron Collider at CERN has re-started for the first time in over two years. What’s more – after two years of …

Physics

Stephen Hawking: 'I would consider assisted suicide'

Stephen Hawking has said he would consider ending his own life if he became a burden to others or if he had “nothing more to contribute”.<p>But the physicist and cosmologist told a forthcoming BBC programme he knows he has much more scientific work to do, despite his advanced motor neurone disease.<p>“To …

Stephen Hawking

How the Universe Pulled a Vanishing Act

The issues facing modern physics are so baffling that they've crossed a threshold and now fascinate the general public. We laymen have very little at stake, personally speaking, when scientists argue over the Big Bang--without advanced mathematical training, it's all but impossible to follow the …