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Rischio di una nuova 'mini' era glaciale nel 2030. Il Sole va a dormire

SCIENZA2015/07/11 14:32<p>Dimensione testo<br>• Invia ad un amico<br>• Stampa l'articolo<p>Cala l'attività solare<p>Rischio di una nuova 'mini' era glaciale nel 2030. Il …

Nel 2030 il sole andrà a dormire

«Nel 2030 il sole andrà a dormire»: si rischia una mini era glaciale<p>Secondo uno studio i cicli solari si cancelleranno uno con l'altro e, di …

Wanna Type Faster? Meet a Buzzy New Keyboard

When Ray McEnaney types, he’s confident it’s the most efficient way possible. But it’s not typing school that’s given him this feeling. It’s his …

Did an 'advanced' ancient civilization fall victim to a comet 13,000 years ago?

London, May 18 (ANI): New evidence suggests that an advanced ancient race on Earth fell victim to a comet 13000 years ago.<p>Graham Hancock, the author …

Sandra Bullock’s Got Nothing on Italy’s Hottest Astronaut

Samantha Cristoforetti, Italian astronaut, linguist, pilot, scientist, blogger, tweeter, photographer, is the undisputed star of the ISS.<p>ROME — …

Tests suggest Nasa's 'physics-defying' EM Drive will work in space

Nasa may have successfully tested a form of space flight that could carry people to the moon in a few short hours — and eventually let us fly at …

St George's Day: Six reasons why St George is the perfect symbol of multiculturalism

Saint George has become a symbol of nationalism in England, but there are some good reasons to think his life represents the values of a more benign …

Religion

How Did Moon Form? Violent Cosmic Crash Theory Gets a Boost

The formation of the moon has long remained a mystery, but new studies support the theory that the moon was formed from debris left from a collision between the newborn Earth and a Mars-size rock, with a veneer of meteorites coating both afterward.<p>Earth was born about 4.5 billion years ago, and …

Astronomy

What the English of Shakespeare, Beowulf, and King Arthur actually sounded like

Let's hop into a time machine and go back to the England of yore!<p>If this were a movie, no matter when we got out of the machine, we could walk up to …

My Photos Helped Sell a Home in 8 Days After It Was on the Market for 8 Months

See this house? It languished on the Orlando, Florida, market for 224 days. It’s no wonder; with a photo like that who would want to come see it? A …

People who sleep more than eight hours are more likely to have a stroke, research shows

People who sleep for more than eight hours a day are more likely to have a stroke, research has shown – but experts do not know the reason why.<p>A …

Medical Research

New physics theory may kill off creationist argument

Jeremy England, Assistant Professor of Physics at MIT, proposed a new physics theory that the beginning of life was not a fluke or luck from a …

Why Enterprise Mobile Apps Are Most Lucrative To Build In 2015

43% of enterprise app developers make more than $10K per month versus 19% of their counterparts focused on consumer apps.<p>20% of all developers globally are targeting enterprises, up from 16% just six months ago.<p>Growth in direct revenues from app stores is slowing, while demand for good mobility …

The professor who 'cured' his cancer with a cocktail of everyday pills and 20 years on remains disease-free

Ben Williams' aggressive brain tumour was treated with conventional therapies - and with a mix of common drugs, including those for acne, insomnia and high blood pressure, as revealed in a new documentary. Could this approach work for others?<p>ONE day, some two decades ago, Ben Williams set out from …

Limpet teeth are the strongest biological material known to man

Forget spiders' webs; the teeth of tiny limpets are the strongest biological material yet discovered, and could be used to build the cars, boats and …

Nanotech

Microscopic metal sphere may contain microorganisms from aliens, claims astrobiologist

Did aliens send this metal orb to seed life on Earth? Riddle of microscopic sphere found 16 miles up, oozing slime which may contain microorganisms<p><b>Dr</b> …

Four in 10 teenage girls coerced into sex acts, survey finds

More than four in 10 girls between the ages of 13 and 17 in England say they have been coerced into sex acts, according to one of the largest European polls on teenage sexual experiences.<p>The survey, also carried out in Bulgaria, Cyprus, Italy and Norway found that teenage girls in England reported …

Stereotypes

10 magnificent minimalist GIFs by Florian de Looij

GIF: gif.flrn.nl<p>Here are some of my favorite very simple animations by artist and GIF-master Florian de Looij.<p>More from him: portfolio, and GIF …

How I Shot a Triple Transit of Jupiter’s Moons from My Driveway With My DSLR

A few days ago I was lucky enough to capture Jupiter’s triple moon transit right from my driveway in Denver.<p>In this post I will attempt (and likely …

Astronomy

Wormhole to another galaxy may exist in Milky Way

A space-time tunnel could exist in the middle of the Milky Way and we could travel through it, say scientists<p>A giant doorway to another galaxy may exist at the centre of the Milky Way, a study suggests.<p>Scientists believe that dark matter at the centre of our galaxy could sustain a wormhole that we …

How to Use Backlighting for Portraits

Most photographers start shooting with the sun behind them. After all, it’s what many beginning photography books suggest. But, that’s really missing …

ConferenceCam Connect transforms any room into a video conference center

If you're a small business owner or a team of frequent travelers needing to set up an ad-hoc video call, Logitech's ConferenceCam Connect may be just …

New class of antibiotic could turn the tables in battle against superbugs

Scientists have discovered a new class of antibiotic using a revolutionary procedure hailed as a game changer in the hunt for medicines to fight drug-resistant infections. The antibiotic, called teixobactin, kills a wide range of drug-resistant bacteria, including MRSA and bugs that cause TB and a …

Medicine

How has Victor Spirescu – Romanian immigrant No 1 – got on in the UK?

<b>Age:</b> 30.<p><b>Appearance:</b> Bemused.<p><b>I’m bemused, too. Who is he?</b> He was the first migrant to arrive here after EU visa restrictions on Romanians and Bulgarians were lifted last year.<p><b>Oh, yes! The first of the waves that Nigel Farage and others promised, of benefit-claiming East Europeans who would engulf</b> …

Universal Credit

The Large Hadron Collider sets its sights on dark matter

There is no shortage of superlatives that can be applied to the Large Hadron Collider near Geneva, though many are strange and unusual. For a start, the huge underground device, which batters beams of protons into each other at colossal energies, can fairly claim to be the coolest place on Earth. …

Physics

Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry

Russell Brand has been gallivanting across the UK with a camera crew, turning up at media head quarters, marching on Downing Street and even popping …

Credit Card Debt

Engineer Reimagines Solar Energy With Stick-On Panels

In Xiaolin Zheng's version of the future, installing solar panels could be as simple as applying a sticker.<p><i>Editor's Note: Xiaolin Zheng is one of National Geographic's 2014 Emerging Explorers, part of a program that honors tomorrow's visionaries—those making discoveries, making a difference, and</i> …

Eat within 12-hour window to lose weight, say scientists

Simply sticking to a 12-hour eating window could be the key to losing weight without restricting calories<p>Dieters hoping to shed the pounds should watch the clock as much as their calories after scientists discovered that limiting the hours we eat stops weight gain.<p>Confining meals to a 12 hour …