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What if there is a way to destroy the universe so fundamentally that life as we know it will be impossible forever?
By combining traditional archaeology with 3D technology, researchers at Lund University in Sweden have managed to reconstruct a house in Pompeii to its original state before the volcano eruption of Mount Vesuvius thousands of years ago. Unique video material has now been produced, showing their creation of a 3D model of an entire block of houses.
The primary mirror of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope consisting of 18 hexagonal mirrors looks like a giant puzzle piece standing in the massive clean room of NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. Appropriately, combined with the rest of the observatory, the mirrors will help piece together puzzles scientists have been trying to solve throughout the cosmos.
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According to a long-standing myth (and it IS a myth), drinking lots of coffee can sober you up if you’re drunk. While coffee can’t bring you back to reality or fix a sick liver, it may protect the organ against damage. Researchers at Southampton University (SU) in the...
Today we are talking about three scientists who, through their collective inventions and discoveries, have saved millions of lives.
Richard Hoffman, University of Hertfordshire Who doesn’t like a ready meal once in a while? People in the UK certainly do: consumption of ready meals and convenience meat products has increased five-fold over the last 40 years, according to the latest National Food...
Just days after scientists named 2015 the hottest year on record, top environmental groups Greenpeace, Sierra Club and 350.org have released a new report, Keep It In the Ground, identifying the top climate threats facing the planet. The report examines the fossil fuel...
Learn about prehistoric mass extinctions and animal die-offs.
Lodged between the Andes Mountains and the Pacific Ocean is the Atacama Desert in Chile—the driest non-polar desert in the world. It certainly isn’t a location where you’d expect to find a hydropower plant, but Valhalla, a Chilean company, plans to build Espejo de...
Take a look at the ten most baffling discoveries.
How do you make something that has never existed before? Physicists Jeff Kimble and Chen-Lung Hung take us on an exhilarating adventure of exploration.
Physicists have just confirm the existence of exotic hadrons, a type of matter that cannot be classified within the traditional quark model.
These are the latest images from NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft from Pluto, that left baffled scientists, for their breathtaking views of majestic icy mountains, streams of frozen nitrogen and haunting low-lying hazes, and for their strangely familiar, arctic look.
NASA astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko are halfway through the year they are spending aboard the International Space Station. This is a NASA chart with some fun facts about what astronauts will experience. Astronaut Kelly said: “I think the...
These incredible highly detailed photographs show our planet illuminated by moonlight.
Solar polar has officially been outdone. This innovative lamp designed by SALt (Sustainable Alternative Lighting), a company based out of the Philippines, literally provides hours of light – and from just one glass of water and two spoons of salt. This lamp has...
How far would a basketball with backspin go?