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How big was the biggest tsunami ever? › Ask an Expert (ABC Science)

What causes a tsunami? Do all underwater earthquakes cause tsunamis? And what was the biggest tsunami ever?<p>Anything that disrupts the sea floor in …

What Interstellar Got Right and Wrong About Science

If you’re one of the estimated 3 gajillion people who have seen or will see Chris Nolan’s blockbuster movie <i>Interstellar</i>, one thing is already clear …

Matthew McConaughey

Astronomers capture first ever data of an exploding fireball from a nova star

A team of astronomers have captured the first images of a thermonuclear fireball from a nova star, allowing them to track the explosion as it expanded.<p>The nova was detected last year in the constellation Delphinus by the Chara Array infrared telescope in the US.<p>Researchers from 17 institutions …

WATCH: Artificial Atoms Can Produce Any Colour in The World

Atoms make up everything, and they can even produce some amazing colours when excited.<p>For example, sodium atoms can emit a beautiful yellow glow that …

Chemistry

Sketchy rumor suggests Apple will converge a refrigerator and a toaster, 12.9 inch iPad will run both iOS and OS X

A new rumor from Digitimes makes the bold claim that Apple is working on an ‘iPad’ (tablet device) that runs both Mac OS X and iOS. This is sourced as ‘according to rumors in the upstream supply chain’, so read with skepticism. Supply chain analysis can often be incorrect about Apple’s future …

Hacker News Launches Read-Only API

When you have a site called Hacker News that’s a destination for developers, startups and anyone interested in the startup world, it only only makes sense to have an API.<p>Today the Y Combinator run Hacker News site announced its own API so developers will no longer have to scrape the site for …