Patrick Ferree

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Mass Grave Discovered From Gruesome 400-Year-Old Shipwreck on 'Murder Island'

It was the end of a tragic voyage.<p>One of Australia's most bloody maritime mutinies is still turning up gruesome secrets after almost 400 …

Remains Found In Copenhagen Confirmed To Be Missing Journalist Kim Wall

Wall was reported missing after going on a reporting trip on a submarine with inventor Peter Madsen. He has been arrested for manslaughter.<p>The remains of missing journalist Kim Wall have been found near Køge Bay in Copenhagen, police have confirmed.<p>Danish inventor Peter Madsen, 46, was arrested …

Crime

This Is The Most Detailed Map Yet of The Universe's Dark Matter

10 times bigger than the last one.<p>New research conducted as a part of the ongoing Dark Energy Survey (DES) has used the way mass distorts light to …

Dark Matter

Cutting-edge Adaptive Optics Facility sees first light

The Unit Telescope 4 (Yepun) of ESO's Very Large Telescope (VLT) has now been transformed into a fully adaptive telescope. After more than a decade …

Universe

Icebreaker sets mark for earliest Northwest Passage transit

NUUK, Greenland (AP) — After 24 days at sea and a journey spanning more than 10,000 kilometers (6,214 miles), the Finnish icebreaker MSV Nordica has set a new record for the earliest transit of the fabled Northwest Passage.<p>The once-forbidding route through the Arctic, linking the Pacific and the …

Hydroelectric Power

Astronomers May Have Spotted The First Moon Outside of Our Solar System

Just 4,000 light-years away.<p>Astronomers have now discovered plenty of exoplanets – planets outside our Solar System orbiting suns like our own – but …

Astronomy

Where did the antimatter go?

<b>(CNN) —</b> You've no doubt heard of Einstein's famous equation E = mc2, and you may well have heard that it means that matter can be converted to energy and back again. That statement is true but incomplete.<p>What is more correct is that energy can be converted not only into matter, but also antimatter …

Universe

Galaxy 1,000 Times Brighter Than Milky Way Discovered

Scientists have discovered a galaxy that's 1,000 times brighter than our Milky Way galaxy and is one of the brightest galaxies that researchers have …

Operation: neutrino

How the neutrino went from ghost particle to vital physics tool – a tale of bombs, espionage and subtle flavours<i>By David Kaiser</i>Read at Aeon

Physics

This Dizzying Galaxy Supercluster Will Change Your Perspective on The Cosmos

Hello, Saraswati.<p>Astronomers have discovered a massive supercluster of galaxies located approximately 4 billion light-years from Earth – and not only …

Universe

National Front seeks to exploit poverty in Provence | Europe| News and current affairs from around the continent | DW | 10.06.2017

There is high poverty and low opportunity in Vaucluse, in southeastern France. That's a situation that the far-right National Front knows how to …

Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur

What every layperson should know about string theory

If you’ve ever wondered just why it has piqued the interest of so many, have a look inside.<p><i>“I just think too many nice things have happened in string</i> …

For 'Miss Sloane,' Jessica Chastain created a lobbyist addicted to 'the win'

When<p>Jessica Chastainfirst read Jonathan Perera’s script for “Miss Sloane” a number of things immediately popped to her. There was the screenplay’s impressive “Sorkin-esque” dialogue. There was the opportunity to work with director John Madden, whom she first collaborated with on 2010’s “The Debt.” …

Russian Central Bank Loses $31 Million in Cyber Attack

Hackers stole more than 2 billion rubles ($31 million) from correspondent accounts at the Russian central bank, the bank said on Friday, the latest example of an escalation of cyber attacks on financial institutions around the globe.<p>Central bank official Artyom Sychyov discussed the losses at a …

Cybersecurity

Looking Holiday Party Chic Is Easier Than You Think

Stand out in the glittery crowd throughout the holiday party season in a chic, edgy outfit. Here, the 10 pieces you need.

Clothing

The best (and worst) ways to spot a liar

Forget body language or eye movements. There are much better ways to identify the deceitful.<p><i>This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.</i><p>-<p>Thomas Ormerod’s team of security officers faced a seemingly impossible task. At airports across …

Body Language

Four future space technologies that will change the world in your lifetime

From ending natural disasters, to flying to Sydney in an hour, scientists are working on future technologies to solve some of humanity's biggest challenges<p>Imagine a world where severe storms, tornadoes, and flash flooding are no longer a threat to human life. Or a time when flying from London to …

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