SCIENCE - TECHNOLOGY - NATURE
NEW RESEARCH SHOWS THAT A “NAKED SINGULARITY” COULD EXIST IN PHYSICS
At the point of a black hole's singularity, the laws of physics cease to apply. Researchers running a simulation have created such a singularity outside of the confines of a black hole.
(UN)BECOMING HUMAN: TECH-AUGMENTED HUMAN WORKERS HAVE ARRIVED
Much of the talk surrounding robotics in the workplace centers on the job losses caused by automation. However, there are also great benefits of robots to humans who perform dangerous or labor intensive tasks that could possibly be mitigated with the help of technology.
'SPACE AGGRESSORS' TRAIN US FORCES FOR EXTRATERRESTRIAL CONFLICT
In a large, tin-roofed warehouse near Colorado's Rocky Mountains, members of a team of modern space warriors spend their days hatching plots to defeat the US military in extraterrestrial combat.
"ALIEN MEGASTRUCTURE" STAR RESUMES ITS BIZARRE BEHAVIOR AFTER 2-YEAR HIATUS
Over the weekend, the so-called "alien megastructure" star or Tabby's Star resumed its unusual behavior. Astronomers hope that new data from this recent dips in light would help explain this bizarre phenomenon.
NEW NHS TEST COULD LEAD TO ABORTIONS OF 'UNDESIRABLE' BABIES, WARN EXPERTS
A blood test which reveals the sex of a baby after nine weeks as well as identifying undesirable traits should be restricted to avoid parents aborting their babies for spurious reasons, a Government-backed think tank has said.
FIVE WAYS ELON MUSK'S BRAIN-COMPUTER INTERFACE COULD TRANSFORM THE WORLD
In March, Elon musk announced his plan to integrate computers into the human body with a "neural lace": here are five things that a successful brain-computer interface could allow us to do.
CHARLES LINDBERGH MADE FLIGHT HISTORY 90 YEARS AGO, CHANGING AVIATION FOREVER
American aviator Charles Lindbergh was the first person to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean on May 21, 1927, without stopping.
On May 20, 90 years ago, after completing several test flights and setting a transcontinental record, Lindbergh hopped aboard his Spirit of St.
THE VANISHING ANIMALS THAT FUTURE GENERATIONS WILL NEVER SEE
Some of the world’s most exotic animals could be extinct within months, conservationists have warned, with future generations growing up in a world without many of the species that are alive today.
MEDIEVAL MEDICAL TEXTS COULD BE THE KEY TO DISCOVERING NEW ANTIBIOTICS
The team calling themselves the Ancientbiotics is working on a database of medieval medical methods, the first of its kind. This database may be the key to solving modern medical problems.
TALE OF 2 TAILS: WHY DO SHARKS AND WHALES SWIM SO DIFFERENTLY?
The graceful whale swims by undulating its wide tail up and down. And so does the shark, right?
Like other fish, sharks swim by moving their tails side to side.