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Earth Size Object Seen On Suns Surface

4 hours ago - The object has not changed position or changed in any way in over two weeks. Yes, on the sun, the surface changes like an ocean of flames. However this object stays constant. The size of this object is also important. The size is equal to that of Earth itself. Helioviewer has an ...

Breakthrough: New Ebola vaccine has 100% success rate in Guinea clinical trials

4 hours ago - A new single-dose vaccine has been shown to be 100 percent effective against Ebola after just one week. The results of a fast-tracked clinical trial involving more than 4,000 people in Guinea offer the most promising evidence so far that we may be able to protect against the ...

Two petawatts: Japan Fires The World's Most Powerful Laser. 100x Stronger Than Before!

5 hours ago - Researchers at Osaka University are claiming to have fired the most powerful laser in the world. The 2-petawatt (two quadrillion watt) pulse lasted just one picosecond (a trillionth of a second). For a rough comparison, in 2013, a 50 kilowatt (50,000 watt) laser shot down a drone ...

Voyager’s Golden Record For Aliens Now Available On SoundCloud For Humans

5 hours ago - When the twin Voyager spacecraft launched in 1977, they carried with them two Golden Records encoded with the sounds of Earth. As the spacecraft flew past Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and out to the edge of interstellar space, the Golden Records were intended to serve as a ...

Fabricated myth? There Is Really A 2 Billion-Year-Old Nuclear Reactor In Africa

5 hours ago - An ancient nuclear reactor that was churning away 2 billion years ago sounds like a fabricated myth. Maybe it's because the term reactor implies a manmade structure. Instead, the reactor is a region of natural uranium within the Earth's crust, found in Okla, Gabon. Uranium is naturally ...

This Giant Wall Sucks... The Carbon Dioxide Straight Out Of The Air

5 hours ago - This giant wall really sucks. Created by Canadian company Carbon Engineering, this wall could be built to draw carbon dioxide straight out of the air and convert it into fuel. The research and engineering firm hope to build such walls where regrowth of trees simply isn’t ...

No UFO or weather ballon, but Google’s Internet balloons to connect all of Sri Lanka with Wi-Fi

7 hours ago - Google has teamed up with the Sri Lankan government to deliver broadband Internet to every region of the island nation, making it the first country in the world to have universal Internet coverage. The initiative is part of Google’s Project Loon, which aims to provide cheap or free ...

A new hunt for ET could well find AI on non-Earthlike worlds

7 hours ago - Any intelligence we find on exoplanets is likely to be artificial as living brains are just a prelude to a machine-based culture, says the UK's Astronomer Royal AS WE discover planets across our galaxy – and perhaps beyond – it is right that the search for alien entities ...

Nearly one billion Android phones vulnerable to hacking via text message (workaround included)

21 hours ago - Android is by far the most dominant smartphone operating system in the world, and it has just been found to be vulnerable to a serious smartphone security flaw which allows devices to be hacked by simply sending them a text message. About 80 percent of smartphones worldwide run ...

Primordial soup: Philae comet lander may have found 'ingredients for life'

1 day ago - The Philae lander, after successfully landing on a comet in late 2014, may have made a significant discovery about the ingredients which create life. Scientist analysing the data it has collected have found complex compounds described as a "frozen primordial soup." This ...

1959 Comic Featured 'The Face on Mars' - 17 Years Before a NASA Probe's Famous Photo

1 day ago - Here's your daily dose of weird: Almost four decades ago a strange photograph was taken of Mars by the Viking 1 space probe, which appeared to show a massive humanoid-looking face carved into the Red Planet's landscape, staring back at the orbiter's lens. The so-called 'Face on ...

NASA releases images of strange shaped asteroid that passed Earth last weekend

1 day ago - Nasa has captured images of a peanut-shaped asteroid as it made its closest approach to Earth last weekend. The bizarrely-shaped asteroid appears to be what is known as a contact binary, which is an asteroid with two lobes that are stuck together. The images show the ...

Dutch Architects Create A Habitable Windmill That Could Power A City

1 day ago - Gently spinning windmills have been a cornerstone sight along the Dutch countryside since the 1890s. With the population increasing into more built-up, urbanized areas, positioning more wind-powered turbines to power busy cities could be impractical. The Dutch Windwheel, however, ...

Liquid Mercury Found Under Pyramid at Teotihuacan Because Everyone...

1 day ago - The headline reads: “Liquid Mercury Found Under Pyramid At Teotihuacan Could Indicate Royal Tomb”. That’s pretty weird, in and of itself, right? Mercury? Deadly, deadly mercury? What in the world are ancient Mesoamericans doing with mercury? Just because they call it the ...

Huge Floating Structure Sets Out To Clean The Ocean In 2016

1 day ago - An ambitious new project is hoping to help clean the world's oceans with a trash collector that is reportedly the longest floating structure in recorded world history. Back in 2013 we reported that a 19-year-old developed a plan to clean up the world’s oceans in just 5 years, ...