Month: January 2020

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Many think of dogs as loyal, love-filled companions, and cats as cute beasts that tolerate us – but we might have to rethink that a little. According to 2019 research, cats can get just as bonded to their human friends as dogs do.   This may not come as a huge surprise to those who
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Sightings of Bigfoot have surged in recent days, after traffic cameras in Washington state appear to capture a mysterious creature. Footage from the Washington State Department of Transportation revealed an ape-like human walking on its foot across a snowy field. The video, which was posted on Twitter, sent the Internet into a meltdown, as conspiracy
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Over the years, Star Trek has been responsible for inspiring real world innovations from tablet computers to needleless injection devices and real time translators. Now, the science fiction franchise appears to have influenced Space Force, the US military’s newest branch, in its choice of logo: a symbol resembling an arrowhead ringed by an orbiting object
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The coronavirus epidemic is sweeping through China like wildfire with an estimated 18 million people in three cities under quarantine. The deadly virus, which triggers pneumonia-like symptoms, was first detected last year in Wuhan City, Hubei Province. But with an increasing number of coronavirus infections being confirmed outside of China’s border, concerns are growing for
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Professor Hawking, who passed away in 2018, was a theoretical physicist, cosmologist, and author who was the director of research at the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology at the University of Cambridge before his death. His scientific work included a collaboration with Roger Penrose on gravitational singularity theorems in the framework of general relativity and the theoretical prediction that black holes emit radiation, often called Hawking radiation. He was also the first to set
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Scientists continue to push the boundaries of what cameras are capable of – like a newly developed phase-sensitive compressed ultrafast photography (pCUP) device, which is capable of snapping an impressive one trillion frames every second.   That’s mind-boggling, but it’s not a record, because some of the same researchers developed a camera that can take
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Throughout its life, our planet has been pummelled by countless asteroids and comets – even more so than the crater-ridden Moon. Today, thanks to Earth’s continually changing surface, there are remarkably few scars left to tell the tale.   Australia’s relatively stable and ancient landscape not only harbours potentially the largest of those blemishes, scientists
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The world’s largest and most sensitive radio telescope is officially open for business according to Xinhua, China’s official state-run media. The FAST Radio Telescope saw fist light in 2016 but has been undergoing testing and commissioning since then.   FAST stands for Five-hundred meter Aperture Spherical Telescope. FAST’s nickname is Tianyan, which means “Eye of the
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Waring took to his etdatabase.com blog to expound on his theory about the purported extraterrestrial encounter. He said: “I found a glowing UFO near a module bringing supplies to the International Space Station (ISS).” The alien life conspiracy theorist proceeds to zoom-in on the space anomaly to get a clearer look at the bizarrely coloured
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They look amazing. All across the internet, you can find them: images of rocks, stones, and pebbles assembled into elaborate, sometimes gravity-defying stacks. These eye-catching photos, usually framed against stunning natural backdrops, evoke an almost mystical sense of calmness when we see them. But there’s a dark side to their contrived wonder, researchers warn.