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Scientists warn of 'mini ice age' that could hit Earth and freeze major rivers by 2030 - IBTimes India

The Earth is approaching a "mini ice age" as the planet's temperature is likely to start dropping in 2021, scientists claim.<p>Amid rising concerns over …

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What a Trump presidency means for NASA and the future of space exploration

NASA’s scientific mission doesn’t make the US space agency immune to the politics of presidential transitions. After all, there are billions of dollars of programs and funding at stake.<p>Witness the hand-off in 2008 from US president George W. Bush to Barack Obama: The future of an expensive plan …

Why Schiaparelli Probe’s Mars ‘Crash Land’ Is No Failure

European Space Agency (ESA) controllers lost contact with the Schiaparelli Mars lander last week. It appears that the entry, descent, and landing …

The Universe Might Have a Delete Button - And It Could Destroy Physics as We Know It

Eep.<p>Here’s something to think about - physicists have proposed that the Universe could have a 'self destruct' mechanism, whereby everything in …

Earth Just Passed the Point of No Return for Carbon Dioxide

Hello, runaway climate change.<p>It’s official: You will never again see a world with fewer than 400 parts per million concentrations of carbon …

Can Limited Resources Lead To Better Innovation?

<i>Part 5 of</i> TED Radio Hour <i>episode</i> Finite.<p><b>About Navi Radjou's TED Talk</b><p>Navi Radjou has spent years studying "jugaad," also known as frugal innovation. While researching emerging markets, he realized that creativity might be the most precious renewable resource.<p><b>About Navi Radjou</b><p>Navi Radjouis a champion …

Super-Thin Electronic Textile Could Dress You In Video

You'll never want to change your clothes again<p>In the future you won’t have to worry about your coworkers finding out that you’re wearing the same shirt as yesterday, because you’ll be able to change its color and pattern.<p>In a recent study published in <i>Nature Communications</i>, researchers have …

Nature Communications

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The Hendo uses magnets to move riders on a cushion of air. A faster version debuts in October and skate parks may follow.<p>With a high-pitched screech, a hoverboard lifts a rider one inch off the ground, floating on a cushion of air across a copper-plated stage.<p>The scene wasn’t as swashbuckling as …

Engineering

Maybe it wasn't the Higgs particle after all

Last year CERN announced the finding of a new elementary particle, the Higgs particle. But maybe it wasn't the Higgs particle, maybe it just looks …