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Dark matter mystery: Scientist probes 'dark matter detector' for hypothetical particles

His research has been so far published in The Astrophysical Journal Letters and Physical Review Letters. The magnetar PSR J1745-2900 orbits the galactic centre of...

Radical Discovery Suggests The Solar System Has Two Planes of Orbital Alignment

Michelle Starr If you could zoom out and look at the Solar System from a distance, you'd see that the illustrations have at least one...

In an Odd Twist, Cleaner Air in China May Mean a Warmer Earth

Eric Niiler Over the past 15 years, Chinese officials saved the lives of an estimated more than 200,000 residents by reducing the air pollution from...

Asteroid warning: NASA says space rock will hit Earth 'again someday'

Asteroids have impacted Earth in the past, most famously 66 million years ago when a giant space rock brought an end to the dinosaurs'...

Vast Majority of Reptiles Sold Online Have No Protection Under Law, Study Finds

Tanya Wyatt, The Conversation Rhinos, tigers, pangolins – we're used to hearing about the mammals that are snatched from the wild so that their body...

Archaeology news: Study confirms volcanic eruption wiped-out Maya civilisation

Taken in tandem, the researchers were able to accurately date the epic eruption to within two years, in 431 AD. A cutting-edge three-dimensional tephra dispersal...

Pandemic parenting: Survey warns of online risks to unsupervised children

And although lockdown has been lifted in much of the country, Professor Winston believes the NHS Track and Trace app launched last week may...

Elon Musk urges people move to Mars in grim solar DISASTER warning – ‘Earth engulfed'

The SpaceX founder made his warning on the Sway podcast, where he reiterated his fears the Sun will engulf the Earth one day. Mr...

During Covid, Eating Disorder Patients Turn to Apps

Michelle Konstantinovsky Equip’s approach is to assign each family a dedicated virtual care team that includes a therapist, dietician, MD psychiatrist, peer mentor, and a...

Astronomy news: Scientists measure precise amount of matter in Universe

What exactly the Universe is made up of is a bit of a mystery, but scientists have for the first time calculated the amount...

SpaceX launch: NASA and SpaceX set date for historic Crew-1 mission to ISS

When is the SpaceX-NASA Crew-1 launch date? NASA and SpaceX are targetting the morning of October 31, after originally planning to launch on October 23. The...

Full Moon 2020: NASA welcomes the beautiful Harvest Moon this week

This Full Moon is also celebrated in some Asian countries, such as China and Vietnam, as it corresponds with the autumn harvest festival. In China,...

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Jets' Frank Gore keeps doing things no running back his age has ever done

Sporting News Frank Gore's son, Frank Gore Jr., is playing college football this season for Southern Miss. Gore himself plays the position with the most...

The Dispersed Family Is Hurting

Elisabeth Eaves I don’t know how many times I’ve crossed the border at Surrey-Blaine; I do know that by the time I was in my...

iPhone 12 could launch THIS MONTH – 5 things every Apple fans needs to know

Apple's iPhone 12 remains a mystery with the US firm continuing to stay tight-lipped about an official release date. However, with many expecting a...

WIRED25 Day 3: Look at Problems in a New Way

Grace Huckins Conversations on the final day of this year’s WIRED25 event revolved around the existential mess that has characterized 2020: Covid-19, election integrity, California...