Corinne Frutiger

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Pluto probe sends back photos of possible ice volcano

NASA scientists named it 'Wright Mons' after the Wright brothers.<p>The New Horizons spacecraft might already be heading for a Kuiper belt object farther than Pluto, but it continues to give us a closer view of the dwarf planet. Some of the latest photos it sent back taken during the probe's closest …

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The incandescent light bulb isn't dead

Reports were greatly exaggerated<p>Perhaps you’ve heard the news: the incandescent light bulb is dead. "When the ball drops on New Year’s Eve, the year ends — and so does the ordinary lightbulb," read Fox News' website. CNN even penned an obituary. That’s because, according to countless media reports, …

The tale of a wombat: a journey from Australia to Newcastle upon Tyne

Name: The governor’s wombat<br>Species: <i>Vombatus ursinus ursinus</i><br>Dates: ?-1798<br>Claim to fame: First wombat to leave Australia<br>Go visit: Great North Museum, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK<p>At the quayside in Newcastle Upon Tyne, a woman heaved a small barrel of spirits onto her shoulder, tasked with carrying it to …

2014: The Year In Science

The 20 ideas, trends, and breakthroughs that will shape our world in 2014<p><b>Lasers Unleash A Flood Of Space Data</b><p>In January 2013, the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter received a historic transmission: an image of the <i>Mona Lisa</i>. It was the first time scientists used a laser to send data to the moon, a feat …

More Than 300 Sharks In Australia Are Now On Twitter

Sharks in Western Australia are now tweeting out where they are — in a way.<p>Government researchers have tagged 338 sharks with acoustic transmitters that monitor where the animals are. When a tagged shark is about half a mile away from a beach, it triggers a computer alert, which tweets out a …