1 week ago - The asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs may have catapulted life to Mars and the moons of Jupiter, US researchers say. They calculated how many Earth rocks big enough to shelter life were ejected by asteroids in the last 3.5bn years. The Chicxulub impact was strong ...
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1 week ago - San Francisco - It's time to accept reality: Comet ISON is dead. Comet ISON broke apart during its highly anticipated solar flyby on Nov. 28, emerging from behind the sun as a diffuse cloud of dust that has since all but dissipated in the darkness of deep space, scientists ...
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1 week ago - The incentives my colleagues face are not huge bonuses, but the professional rewards that accompany publication in prestigious journals - chiefly Nature , Cell and Science . These luxury journals are supposed to be the epitome of quality, publishing only the best research. ... 2
1 week ago - From Twitter and Facebook to Amazon and Google, the biggest names of the Internet are blasting a federal judge's decision in a defamation lawsuit by a former Cincinnati Bengals cheerleader convicted of having sex with her former high school student. The Internet giants recently ... 2
1 week ago - Seattle -- Bertha, Seattle's tunnel-boring machine, is officially stuck. According to a spokesperson with the Washington Department of Transportation, the giant drill hit some kind of obstruction and can't move through it or past it. WSDOT says the trouble started Friday ... 1
1 week ago - Feeling chilly? Here's cold comfort: You could be in East Antarctica which new data says set a record for "soul-crushing" cold. Try 135.8 degrees Fahrenheit below zero; that's 93.2 degrees below zero Celsius, which sounds only slightly toastier. Better yet, don't try it. That's ... 1
1 week ago - In an appalling incident that has sent shockwaves through the surrounding community, authorities confirmed Thursday that the decayed, dismembered remains of 15 missing hobbits were found in the attic of highly acclaimed film director Peter Jackson. Jackson, 52, was reportedly ... 8
1 week ago - In November, NASA released some incredible composite photographs of Saturn taken from the Cassini spacecraft. In some of the images, you can see streams of liquid erupting from the planet. This week, NASA has topped that with its most detailed movie of the "hexagon jet stream" ... 2
1 week ago - The U.S. Air Force's mysterious X-37B space plane is nearing a major milestone - one year of travel in Earth orbit, performing duties in support of long-term space objectives. The unmanned X-37B spacecraft - flying a mission known as Orbital Test Vehicle 3 (OTV-3) - ... 1
1 week ago - Americans from Buzz Aldrin to president Barack Obama say it's a waste of time to put men back on the moon -- so why are foreign countries so eager to take that one small step? While several private American companies are planning robotic missions to the moon, China launched a ... 3
1 week ago - Niels Bohr, a Danish Physicist who made significant contributions to understanding atomic structure and quantum theory once said: if quantum mechanics hasnt profoundly shocked you, you havent understood it yet. Quantum physics has left scientists all over the world baffled, especially ... 2