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Deep, old water explains why Antarctic Ocean hasn't warmed - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

The waters surrounding Antarctica may be one of the last places to experience human-driven climate change. New research from the University of …

President Obama Arrives in Vietnam for Historic Asia Trip

President Obama may be on his 10th trip to Asia — but on this visit he will become the first sitting American president to visit Hiroshima since 1945, when 140,000 people died and the city was devastated after the U.S. dropped a nuclear bomb with hopes of ending World War Two and saving American …

Mars may have had two 'mega-tsunamis' according to new research

Sophisticated mapping suggests that Mars may have undergone two “mega-tsunamis”.<p>Waves as high as 120 metres could swept across the planning moving several hundred kilometres inland.<p>The discovery could also settle the controversy over whether a vast ocean covered a huge swathe of Mars, with one …

Tsunamis

Box office report: X-Men: Apocalypse scores huge $103.3 million worldwide debut

<i>Captain America: Civil War</i> might have dropped a few notches on the domestic box office chart to make way for <i>The Angry Birds Movie</i>, but fellow …

Film Industry

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The Force Awakens Box Office: Star Wars Is Bigger than Ever

It smashed records all weekend, and more are in sight in the coming weeks.<p>A great Jedi master once said, “Do or do not. There is no try.” This weekend <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> did not try; it did. It answered the one question at the core of every Hollywood executive’s existence—how much money …

26 incredible innovations that improved the world in 2015

From the start, 2015 was ripe for world-changing innovation.<p>In early January, we saw Bill Gates drink clean water converted from sewer sludge and …

Police charge man with fatal stabbing of Morgan Freeman’s step-granddaughter

The boyfriend of Morgan Freeman's granddaughter has been arrested in her fatal stabbing on a New York City street.<p>Thirty-year-old Lamar Davenport was arrested on a murder charge Monday, a day after 33-year-old actress Edena (eh-DEE'-nah) Hines was found with stab wounds to her chest in front of her …

Pluto's Heart-Shaped Landscape Is Weirder Than We Thought

Pics captured by New Horizons from just 48,000 miles away reveal the strange alien world<p>NASA's New Horizons spacecraft completed its flyby of Pluto three days ago, but the most incredible views of the dwarf planet are just coming to light now.<p>On Friday afternoon, NASA released new close-up imagery …

Planets

Pluto's escaping atmosphere extends 1,000 miles out into space

That's more than 13 times farther than Earth's atmosphere reaches<p>Pluto's atmosphere has an extended reach. Data collected by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft reveals that the gas surrounding the dwarf planet extends as far as 1,000 miles outward into space. That's more than 13 times farther than …

To Mars and boldly beyond: space missions to look out for

<b>ExoMars</b><p>If there was ever life on Mars, it probably existed during the first billion years following the planet’s formation, when the Martian surface was far warmer and wetter than today. The central aim of the European Space Agency’s ExoMars mission, is to seek out any remaining bio-signatures left …

Astronomy

2 dead as Tropical Storm Nangka hits Japan

TOKYO (AP) — Two people were killed making preparations for a strong tropical storm that swept across western Japan on Friday and left more than 30 …

3 photosynthesis hacks to feed the planet - Futurity

In order to feed a growing world population—a predicted 10.5 billion by 2050—scientists are brainstorming ways to make plants more efficient.

Scientists 'stumped' by odd geologic feature on Pluto's moon Charon

NASA's New Horizons mission has revealed that Pluto's largest moon, Charon, is full of surprises, including a strange feature that scientists are calling "a mountain in a moat."<p>You can see it in the upper left corner of the inset in the image above.<p>"This is a feature that has geologists stunned and …

Here’s Your First Clear Look At Oscar Isaac As Apocalypse From The Latest ‘X-Men’ Film

Entertainment Weekly has a big cover story for <i>X-Men: Apocalypse</i> following its big showing at Comic-Con 2015, giving a very clear look at the cast in their full <i>X-Men</i> garb. This includes Oscar Isaac as Apocalypse, letting us lay eyes on the ancient villain in an official fashion for the first …

Google's self-driving cars crash 'surprisingly often,' but it's not their fault

Google's self-driving cars have got into quite a few accidents, but they've been caused by human-driven cars crashing into them, not the other way …

Autonomous Cars

This New "Game Of Thrones" Filming Location Could Confirm A Huge Fan Theory

If you don't want to know what MIGHT happen in Season 6, it's probably best to look away now.

TV Series

'Walking feels like lifting tree trunks': astronaut returns after 200 days in space

The astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti has broken the record for the longest space mission in history by a woman. In this exclusive interview, she talks about its physical and psychological toll, the experience of having your colleagues' lives in your hands - and how to take a shower in space<p>When …

Space Science

What New Horizons Is Looking For On Pluto, And How

After nine years and three billion miles, here’s what we're learning from it all<p>At 7:50am EDT tomorrow, July 14, New Horizons, the fastest spacecraft ever launched, will perform the first close-encounter flyby of Pluto and its system of five known moons. During that approach, New Horizons will be …

Why New Horizons' closest approach to Pluto will be just 8 minutes long

For 9-1/2 years,<p>NASA's New Horizons spacecraft has sped through space at more than 30,000 mph on a one-way trip to Pluto. But when it finally gets to its distant destination, it has no plans to slow down.<p>"We are just flying by, so the spacecraft does not go into orbit," said New Horizons principal …

Nasa's first close-up images of Pluto to come to Canberra tracking station

Australian scientists are gearing up for a historic moment in space exploration as a tracking station in Canberra becomes responsible for receiving the world’s first close-up images of Pluto on Tuesday evening.<p>Nine and a half years after it left Earth and having clocked up 5bn kilometres of space …

Solar System

Last best look at Pluto’s farside

A cool New Horizons image of the side of Pluto the spacecraft won’t see as it sweeps past. Likely our last, best look for decades to come!<p>The New …

Carol Danvers

<b>Carol Susan Jane Danvers</b> is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. Created by writer Roy Thomas and …

Guardians of the Galaxy (2008 team)

For the original team, see Guardians of the Galaxy (1969 team).<p>The <b>Guardians of the Galaxy</b> are a fictional spacefaring superhero team appearing in …

Kree

For other uses, see Kree (disambiguation).<p>The <b>Kree</b>, briefly known as the <b>Ruul</b>, are a fictional scientifically and technologically advanced militaristic …

Thanos

This article is about the Marvel Comics villain. For people with the given name or surname, see Thanos (name).<p><b>Thanos</b> (UK: /ˈθænɒs/, US: /ˈθænoʊs/) is …