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Scots role in gravitational waves discovery

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/news_scotland/1225000/1225966_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534452280_a9a84b25c706c6fe740b99f5d4463d00<p><b>Planet Earth is a shaky old place.</b><p>When you're looking for something as subtle as a gravitational wave just about everything else threatens to …

Scientists Just Set The Record For The Fastest Data Transmission Rate EVER

How does 1.125 terabits per second sound?<p>A new record for the fastest ever data transmission rate between a single transmitter and receiver has been …

Explainer: Gravitational waves and why their discovery is such a big deal

Scientists working at the LIGO experiment in the US have for the first time detected elusive ripples in the fabric of space and time known as …

Einstein was right: gravitational waves do exist

In case you didn't know, Albert Einstein was smart. There are many ways in which his genius has been proven, but because of the limited state of …

30 percent of science teachers give misinformation about climate change

Kids get on average a single hour of (often wrong) instruction on the subject.<p>Though roughly 95 percent of scientists agree that climate change is …

Gravitational waves detected, providing the final piece of the puzzle for general relativity

An international team of scientists today announced what could be the biggest breakthrough in physics in a hundred years. Specifically, they claim to …

The World Reacts To LIGO’s Discovery Of Gravitational Waves

From Mark Zuckerberg to Neil deGrasse Tyson<p>On Thursday, the scientists at LIGO announced they’d officially found gravitational waves. This truly is a remarkable discovery, and confirms the final piece of Einstein's general theory of relativity. Read more about the announcement, and what it means …

Stunning Ultraviolet Photos Show What Happens if You Spend Too Much Time in The Sun

The damage to skin we can't see.<p>Australian actor Hugh Jackman posted an Instagram photo on Monday of his bandaged nose after the removal of a basal …

Two-thirds of US students are taught climate change badly, study finds

Just 38% of US schoolchildren were taught that climate change is linked to fossil fuels, with many teachers spending less than an hour a year on the subject<p>Nearly two-thirds of schoolchildren in the US are taught lessons on climate change that do not rise to the level of a sound science education, …

Climate change helps slow, not quicken, rising sea levels – NASA

Glaciers are still melting, but climate change is having an unexpected effect on sea levels, NASA has found. Satellites show 3.2 trillion tons of …

How scientists detected gravitational waves for the first time

Scientists have announced the first detection of gravitational waves, a finding that will give astronomers an entirely new window to the universe. But how are these waves observed and why have we never seen them before?<p>Gravitational waves are ripples in the space-time continuum first predicted by …

This is How the Focussing System on Your Camera Works

If you are starting out as a full time photographer or you’re a serious hobbyist you ought to know how your camera focus system works. Depending on …

'No one believes it': Aleppo losing hope amid doubts over ceasefire

After years of fighting and a mass exodus from the Syrian city, there is little faith that the planned truce will change anything<p>The war for Aleppo had stayed far enough away from their home in the centre of the city for Umm Khaled and her family to hope that, somehow, they could survive it …

Philippines considers two-way sea talks with China - if wins case at The Hague

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines may consider two-way talks with China to resolve a territorial dispute in the South China Sea but only if it wins its case with Beijing at an arbitration tribunal in The Hague, Manila’s foreign minister said on Friday.<p>A Filipino soldier patrols at the shore of …