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The Future Of Astronomy: Thousands Of Radio Telescopes That Can See Beyond The Stars

How can you see neutral atoms? After all, unless you’re dealing in either reflected light or with atoms that are themselves in an excited state, neutral atoms are some of the most optically boring materials that there are. Atoms are made of negatively charged electrons surrounding a positively …

This worm grew a second head after a trip to space

There are all kinds of experiments going on aboard the International Space Station, but they all probably don't produce results as strange as this one. An article published today in the journal <i>Regeneration</i> details a recent experiment in which an amputated flatworm grew two heads -- twice.<p>Planarian …

99-million-year-old bird found preserved in amber stuns scientists

Archeologists have just discovered a nearly complete bird, encased in fossilized tree sap, that has remained intact for almost 100 million years. The bird, which was just a few days old at the time of its death, is one of the most stunningly preserved examples of pre-history avian life ever …

Bee-friendly flowers killing bees as they are full of pesticides, says expert

Garden centres are selling supposedly "bee-friendly" plants that are in fact incredibly toxic for them, according to a leading biologist.<p>Professor Dave Goulson, from the University of Sussex, said gardeners were often tricked into thinking they were buying plants that were good for bees, but are …

Plants

We continue to plan for the future as if climate scientists don’t exist. The greatest shame is the absence of a sense of tragedy<p>After 200,000 years of modern humans on a 4.5 billion-year-old Earth, we have arrived at new point in history: the Anthropocene. The change has come upon us with …

Climate Change

Plastic roads: Paving our way to a greener and greater future

Roads paved with recycled plastics are greener, stronger, and require less maintenance. Image credit: novae.ca<p>Roads are an important part of our …

Judge dismisses case of woman who gave water to pigs headed to slaughter

A judge in Canada has dismissed a case against a Toronto activist who gave water to pigs heading to the slaughter on a hot day, bringing an end to a two-year case that had become a rallying point for animal rights campaigners around the world.<p>Anita Krajnc, 49, initially faced up to 10 years in …

Pigs

The drinks company junked its re-use system. Now the oceans are full of rubbish, will it clean up its act?<p>The Coca-Cola Company produced more than 100bn plastic bottles in 2016, Greenpeace claimed last month. This is troubling news, considering how much of the waste ends up outside plastic …

Sustainability

How our universe will end: 'The black holes will eat up everything'

Robbert Dijkgraaf is a theoretical physicist and Leon Levy Professor at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. He is also the co-author of "The Usefulness of Useless Knowledge." In this video, he explains how our universe will meet its death. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><i>The black</i> …

Plastic Eating Worms Can Survive Off All Plastic Diet, May Offer Solution To Increasing Waste

In the United States of America, about 33 million tons of plastic are being produced everyday. Only less than 10% of this is recycled. It is actually …

ISS Robotic Operations, Spacewalk, Further Prepares Laboratory For Commercial...

ISS Robotic Operations, Spacewalk, Further Prepares Laboratory For Commercial Vehicles.<p>Building On The Work Completed By Spacewalking Astronauts …

BP oil spill did $17.2 billion in damage to natural resources, scientists find in first-ever financial evaluation of spill’s impact

Oil Spills

To Help Save the Planet, This Entrepreneur Builds Sustainable Farms in Urban Cities

This CEO and co-founder is focusing his efforts on sustainable farming -- one city at a time.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Who says you can’t build a sustainable farm in the middle of a huge city? Not Viraj Puri, the CEO and co-founder of Gotham Greens, an innovative …

Saturn's Enceladus Has The Basic Ingredients For Life

Image source: nasa.gov<p>Saturn’s Enceladus contains a chemical energy source that supports life, NASA reveals. Its water vapour contains hydrogen and …

Energy Independence was Achieved on a Danish Island by Going Green

As farmers in Samo, Denmark started adopting renewable energy, they were able to save millions of dollars per year in imported fossil fuel …

GOTHAM Trailer Promises Torn City and Rising Heroes

Things have not been looking too good for that perpetually overcast city known as Gotham, which is really saying something by the standards of that …

Stop swooning over Justin Trudeau. The man is a disaster for the planet

Donald Trump is so spectacularly horrible that it’s hard to look away – especially now that he’s discovered bombs. But precisely because everyone’s staring gape-mouthed in his direction, other world leaders are able to get away with almost anything. Don’t believe me? Look one country north, at …

Fossil Fuels

Humans are changing Earth’s climate at an alarmingly fast rate<p>A new study published in Nature Communications looks at changes in solar activity and carbon dioxide levels over the past 420 million years. The authors found that on our current path, by mid-century humans will be causing the fastest …

Climate Change

Digital Knitting Machine, Kniterate : On Kickstarter now, an invention that turns your designs into garments

Aspiring fashion designers can now attempt to produce their own knitwear with a clever digital knitting machine currently funding on Kickstarter. Already fully-funded with $287,000 and still 32 days to go (at time of publish), well over their $100k goal, Kniterate automatically turns users' designs …

Kickstarter

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Discovery! Atmosphere Spotted on Nearly Earth-Size Exoplanet in First

For the first time, scientists have detected an atmosphere around a planet beyond our solar system that's just a little bit larger than Earth.<p>The …

Universe

Remnants of Cyclone Debbie leaves New Zealand underwater

People used jet boats and tractors to help rescue about 2,000 residents of a New Zealand town after a river burst through a concrete levee on Thursday, flooding hundreds of homes and businesses.<p>Local authorities declared a state of emergency after the levee failed in the town of Edgecumbe on the …

Doomsday’s approaching: The climate could hit a state unseen in 50 million years

If carbon emissions continue on their current trajectory, the atmosphere could reach an unseen level<p>No, the headline is not a typo. Current carbon dioxide levels are unprecedented in human history and are on track to climb to even more ominous heights in just a few decades.<p>If carbon emissions …

Three recent studies point to just how broad, bizarre, and potentially devastating climate change is to life on Earth. And we’ve only seen one degree Celsius of warming so far.<p>Climate change is rapidly becoming a crisis that defies hyperbole.<p>For all the sound and fury of climate change denialists, …

Climate Change

Upcycling 'fast fashion' to reduce waste and pollution

Pollution created by making and dyeing clothes has pitted the fashion industry and environmentalists against each other. Now, the advent of "fast …

Before and after photos show dramatic retreat of glaciers

<b>Earth is losing ice. The instances of glacial retreat far exceed those of advance, note the authors of a report published by the Geological Society</b> …

/u/Csoltis on TIL a scientist got a call from his dad saying that the wetlands they used to visit together were extremely polluted and would disappear. He went back and created a recovery project. Paying 90% of expenses by himself he started to clean the lake, and 3 years later thousands of birds had returned.

5 Major Extinctions of Planet Earth

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NASA’s Historic Earth Observation Satellite EO-1 Bids Goodbye

On January 20, 2017, NASA’s EO-1 Advanced Land Imager (inset) captures image of volcanic Mt. Kilimanjaro showing its snowcap. (Credits: NASA’s Earth …

The secret intimacies of Edward IV: multiple marriages and a same-sex affair?

King Edward IV is remembered by many for his role in the Wars of the Roses, the 30-year struggle between the Houses of Lancaster and York for the …

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