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Cats, the No. 1 killer of birds in Canada

Conservationists are urging owners to keep their cats inside, saying this could help save 200 million birds each year in Canada alone.<p>That figure …

The Night Sky in 2014: 11 Must-See Celestial Events (Infographic)

Skywatchers will get a glimpse of some truly amazing night sky events in 2014, from an asteroid zooming past one of the night sky's brightest stars …

Graphene - the new wonder material

The molecule is priceless but it is not a matter of cost – a few hundred dollars per kilo. The value lies in its potential. The molecule in question is called graphene and the EU is prepared to devote €1bn ($1.3bn) to it between 2013 and 2023 to find out if it can transform a range of sectors such …

Explaining nuclear fusion: is it the way forward for cheap energy?

<b>The government has recently approved a new</b> <b>nuclear fission</b> <b>power station. But could nuclear fusion soon be a viable alternative? Professor Steve Cowley, CEO of the UK Atomic Energy Authority, the operator of the Jet fusion reactor, explains</b><p><b>What is fusion?</b><p>The most stable nucleus of an atom is a …

Discovery of twisted graphene may finally make ultra-fast electronics possible - ExtremeTech

By on August 16, 2013 at 8:30 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>The past decade has seen explosive …

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What is the Big Bang all about?

“Twinkle, twinkle, quasi-star<br>Biggest puzzle from afar<br>How unlike the other ones<br>Brighter than a billion suns<br>Twinkle, twinkle, quasi-star<br>How I wonder …

45 Uses For Lemons That Will Blow Your Socks Off

Most people are familiar with the traditional uses for lemons to soothe sore throats and add some citrus flavor to our foods. However the diversity …