SCIENCE - TECHNOLOGY - NATURE
WHERE IS ALIEN LIFE? SIX OF THE TOP THEORIES
Aliens might be out there. Or, perhaps, they might not.
A PROBE DETECTED A MYSTERIOUS SIGNAL THAT PHYSICS CAN’T EXPLAIN
This may be the source of dark matter.
YOU CALL THAT SNOW? THIS IS SNOW, NORTHERNERS TELL LONDON
J.B. Priestley claimed the first fall of snow was ‘not just an event, but a magical event’ which enchanted all who saw it.
ARTIFICIAL “SWARM INTELLIGENCE” SAYS VLADIMIR PUTIN WILL BE TIME’S PERSON OF THE YEAR
Swarm AI incorporates human values, emotions, sensibilities, and interests into the answers that it generates.
THE NORTH POLE: LOCATION, WEATHER, EXPLORATION … AND SANTA
The "North Pole" has multiple meanings; it can indicate the geographically northernmost point on Earth or to the spot where compasses point.
“MAGNETIC SAILS” MAY BE THE KEY TO INTERSTELLAR SPACECRAFT
Researchers are searching for the next generation of spacecraft that will allow humanity to reach untold depths of the universe. One such proposal would see sails outfitted to slow speeding spacecraft to study far away celestial bodies.
HAWFINCH INVASION AS RARE BIRDS FLOCK TO BRITAIN IN THOUSANDS AFTER CROP FAILURES IN EUROPE
Flocks of rare hawfinches have begun arriving in Britain in huge numbers following crop failures in Germany and Romania.
A MAGNITUDE-4.4 EARTHQUAKE JUST HIT DELAWARE
A magnitude-4.4 earthquake just hit Delaware Bay, Delaware, surprising people in the First State, a place typically unaccustomed to tremblers.
The earthquake hit 4.3 miles (7 kilometers) underground at 4:47 p.m.
BRAIN ABNORMALITIES FOUND IN PATIENTS WITH DEPRESSION AND SOCIAL ANXIETY
In a recent study, researchers analyzed MRI data from patients with depression and social anxiety, finding structural abnormalities in both sets of brains. With further, more extensive studies, this could help to advance treatment and understanding.
NASA PLANS TO SEND A ROBOT TO HUNT FOR LIFE ON SATURN’S MOON
Researchers suspect that life might exist under the icy crust of Saturn's small moon Enceladus. Now, NASA has confirmed support for the development of a new, uber-sensitive device that could allow them to find out once and for all.