SCIENCE - TECHNOLOGY - NATURE
DARPA AND NASA FORM A PARTNERSHIP TO CREATE NEW SATELLITES
DARPA and NASA have teamed up to improve satellites and decrease space pollution. They are building robotic satellites to repair existing ones.
DUST COLLISIONS COULD TRANSPORT MICROBIAL LIFE TO OTHER PLANETS
"What my calculations show is that one would need just a vanishingly small concentration [of life] at 150 kilometers altitude for my mechanism to work."
DARK FUTURE: HERE’S WHEN WE’LL HAVE THE SENTIENT DIGITAL AVATARS FROM BLACK MIRROR
A digital playground is dangerous when the avatars are conscious.
LETTING PATIENTS “HEAR” THEIR BRAINWAVES CAN REDUCE PTSD SYMPTOMS
The treatment helped alleviate insomnia, depressive mood, and anxiety.
LOST ROMAN ROADS COULD BE FOUND AS ENVIRONMENT AGENCY LASER SCANS WHOLE OF ENGLAND FROM AIR
Lost Roman roads and hidden archaeological remains are likely to be uncovered in a new project to map the entire English landscape using state-of-the-art lasers.
BRITISH POLAR EXPLORER BEN SAUNDERS ECHOES SHACKLETON AS HE ABANDONS QUEST TO CROSS SOUTH POLE UNASSISTED
The British Polar explorer Ben Saunders gave up his quest to cross the South Pole echoing Sir Ernest Shackleton’s words that it was better to return home as a ‘live donkey’ than a ‘dead lion’.
A NASA EXPERT SAYS THIS IS THE “ULTIMATE” TEST FOR AI IN SPACE EXPLORATION
Habitable worlds that hold the promise of extraterrestrial life are all extremely far from Earth. An artificial intelligence expert from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory thinks that reaching these worlds will be the ultimate test for AI in space exploration.
HEALTHIER FRY-UPS ON TABLE AS SCIENTIFIC BREAKTHROUGH CUTS CANCER RISK FROM BACON
Britain’s fry-ups are to become healthier following a scientific breakthrough which has cut the cancer risk of bacon.
NEW DEVICE LETS SCIENTISTS EXPLORE PHYSICS NEAR ABSOLUTE ZERO
While it has been proven mathematically that it is impossible to reach absolute zero, physics seems to work strangely at the temperatures barely above absolute zero. One new device has been built to explore that area.
USING WEARABLE DEVICE, RESEARCHERS CAPTURE SLEEP FOR THE FIRST TIME
Modern sleep studies typically occur in a sleep lab, in a sleep environment drastically different from what someone normally experiences. Using wearable technology, researchers are finding ways for sleep to be recorded at home.