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Mystery as 16ft python found in Lancashire canal

Experts say huge snake might have been living in wild for several days before being found dead in Leeds and Liverpool Canal in Rishton

Police are appealing for information after a 16ft python was found dead in a canal in Lancashire.

The snake might have been living in the wild for several days and a …

Lancashire

White Dwarfs: Compact Corpses of Stars

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope captures a field of stellar husks. These ancient white dwarfs are 12 to 13 billion years old, only slightly younger …

Space

Top 5 Best Music Production Software DAW's

For all our EDM news readers; Or those who are new to producing electronic dance music, A DAW is a Digital Audio Work station. Every digital audio …

Production

Lucky Earth survived cosmic pinball

Rogue alien planets are forcing astronomers to rethink the birth of our Solar System. What's emerging is a tale of hellfire, chaos and planetary pinball - and it's a miracle our Earth survived.

Hunting for alien planets is big business. Since the first exoplanet was discovered in 1995, astronomers …

Astronomy

This Incredible Photo Of A Baby Weasel Riding A Woodpecker Is Straight Out Of A Children’s Fantasy Book

Unfortunately, the weasel was attacking the bird. Fortunately, the bird escaped.

East London resident Martin Le-May captured this incredible photo of a baby weasel on the back of a green woodpecker in Essex, England, on Monday.

As much as we’d all like to believe this is a wondrous tale of friendship …

Kids

APOD: A Dust Devil on Mars (2015 Mar 03) Image Credit: HiRISE, MRO, LPL (U. Arizona), NASA Explanation: It was late in the northern Martian spring when the HiRISE camera onboard the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spied this local denizen. Tracking across the flat, dust-covered Amazonis Planitia in 2012, the core of this whirling dust devil is about 140 meters in diameter. Lofting dust into the thin martian atmosphere, its plume reaches about 20 kilometers above the surface. Common to this region of Mars, dust devils occur as the surface is heated by the Sun, generating warm, rising air currents that begin to rotate. Tangential wind speeds of up to 110 kilometers per hour are reported for dust devils in other HiRISE images. Starship Asterisk* • APOD Discussion Page #APOD

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What is Gravity Really?

Gravity is perhaps the best known of the four fundamental forces. It’s also the one that’s easiest to understand. At a basic level, gravity is simply …

Physics

The Best Way to Keep Building Muscle After 40

Follow these rules to see big gains as you age

If you're over 40, you probably have more “stuff” going on in your life than you did at 21, making it difficult to focus on eating right and training regularly. And the enthusiasm you once had for exercise—especially if you haven’t seen the results you …

Exercise

Up to $500 prize pool in Retweet Freeroll

Many of you may have noticed that we have a rather costly habit of giving things away via our social media platforms. Well, we're at it again.On the …

Tournaments

Microsoft's new foldable keyboard is designed for any mobile device

Microsoft originally created a universal keyboard for iOS, Android, and Windows back in September, and now the company is announcing a foldable version. The Microsoft Universal Foldable Keyboard (yes, that’s the full name) is similar to the original, with Bluetooth connectivity to work across …

Microsoft

MUSE looks deeper into the universe than Hubble in 3-D

The background image in this composite shows the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image of the region known as the Hubble Deep Field South. New …

Space

The first ever photograph of light as both a particle and wave

(Phys.org)—Light behaves both as a particle and as a wave. Since the days of Einstein, scientists have been trying to directly observe both of these …

'Light Field' 3D maps take VR broadcasting to the next level

Ever since I experienced a live 3D virtual reality broadcast for the first time, I've been giving demos of the technology to anyone who will sit still long enough for me to put a Gear VR on their head. Across the board, the reactions have included at least two things: "This is amazing," and, "Can …

Virtual Reality

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‘Miracle’ stem cell therapy reverses multiple sclerosis

The treatment, is the first to reverse the symptoms of MS, which has no cure, and affects around 100,000 people in Britain.

A pioneering new stem cell treatment is allowing multiple sclerosis sufferers to walk, run and even dance again, in results branded ‘miraculous’ by doctors.

Patients who have …

Stem Cells

APOD: Lenticular Cloud, Moon, Mars, Venus (2015 Mar 02) Image Credit & Copyright...

APOD: Lenticular Cloud, Moon, Mars, Venus (2015 Mar 02)
Image Credit & Copyright: Nuno Serrão
http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap150302.html
Explanation: It …

Dawn on Ceres: Nasa probe to enter dwarf planet's orbit

Nasa scientists are making final preparations for a spacecraft to begin the first orbits around a dwarf planet in the planetary rubble on the far side of Mars.

Almost eight years after blasting off from Cape Canaveral in Florida, and travelling 3bn miles (4.8bn km), the $450m (£290m) Dawn probe is …

Space

Photo Gallery: Brain

The Brain

Stylo G – Ain’t On Nuttn (Warning Crew Dancehall Remix)

Warning Crew and Stylo G present the Dancehall refix of “Ain’t On Nuttn”, after Yungen‘s and Sneakbo‘s hit tune. Check it out below and stay tuned for the …

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Another breathtaking view of Comet Lovejoy

Comet Lovejoy on December 27, 2015 from the Fermi Dark Energy Camera. Image via Fermilab’s Marty Murphy, Nikolay Kuropatkin, Huan Lin and Brian …

Dark Energy

Scientists shocked by far-out star clusters on fringes of Milky Way

High above the spiral Milky Way, astronomers have spotted two clusters of new stars growing at the fringes of our galaxy. The discovery, published in the journal Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, appears to be the first such stellar cradles found outside the galactic disk.

Living so …

Astronomy

APOD: Moon-Venus-Mars Skyline (2015 Feb 28) Image Credit & Copyright: Jay Ouelle...

APOD: Moon-Venus-Mars Skyline (2015 Feb 28)
Image Credit & Copyright: Jay Ouellet
http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap150228.html
Explanation: Taken on …

Lost Cities Photos

Archaeology

Photo Gallery: Saturn

NASA