Monday, December 9, 2019

New Zealand volcano: Strong warnings issued as White Island volcano erupts ‘Stay inside!’

The Whakaari, or White Island, volcano suddenly and unexpectedly burst into life at around 2.15pm local time, sending a plume of ash and...

Asteroid horror: NASA spot second killer space rock hurtling past Earth this Christmas

While people are feasting on their Christmas leftovers on Boxing Day, a monstrous asteroid will be hurtling past them. On December 26 the...

Archaeology breakthrough: New insight into Romans after 1700-year-old stink bomb let off

A number of “extraordinary items” were discovered during the nine-year-long excavation on the Barryfield housing estate near Aylesbury, located next to the ancient...

Starwatch: Saturn courts Venus in the evening sky

Starwatch chart Monday 9 December 2019 Saturn and Venus Two very different planets meet in the evening near the south-western horizon this week. Venus...

How can you conquer ordinary, everyday sadness? Think of it as a person

In the Pixar film Inside Out, the emotions of an 11-year-old girl are personified as perky Joy, petulant Disgust and hulking Anger. Sadness...

How scientist created ‘martian chamber' – and life THRIVED in Red Planet breakthrough

NASA has longed probed the possibility of life on Mars due to the similarities it shares with Earth, yet, to date, no proof has...

Earthquake shock: Two biggest US earthquake faults ‘might be linked’

A controversial study argues quakes made a one–two punch off the US west coast at least eight times in the past 3,000 years....

Lucy in the Sky review – earthbound tale of an obsessed astronaut

Natalie Portman stars in a drama that is loosely based on the case of Lisa Nowak, the Nasa astronaut who was disgraced after...

NASA asteroid tracker: Pyramid-sized asteroid set to skim earth in hours

A 427ft (130m) pyramid-sized asteroid is about to hurtle past our planet on Sunday, NASA has announced. According to NASA’s Centre for Near-Earth...

Tigers, elephants and pangolins suffer as global wildlife trafficking soars

The two young women who arrived at Heathrow in February 2014 en route to Düsseldorf were carrying nondescript luggage. Customs officers were suspicious...

NASA live stream: Watch SpaceX Dragon dock with International Space Station robot arm

These included a new imaging system to supply improved images of Earth’s surface, an investigation of how barley grows in microgravity and a...

Gene editing will let us control our very evolution. Will we use it wisely?...

We live in a time when science and technology are having an impact on our society in more and more ways. And the...

Antarctica shock: How NASA were stunned as ‘giant mysterious hole’ emerged from ice

The Weddell Polynya, or Weddell Sea Polynya, is an irregular area of open water surrounded by sea ice in the Weddell Sea of the Southern Ocean that surrounds Antarctica. This...

Elon Musk turnaround: SpaceX working on Starlink satellite so it won’t disrupt astronomy

President and COO Gwynne Shotwell said the problem posed to astronomy observation had been an unexpected one but pledged to solve the issue....

Half of lymphoma patients alive three years after Gilead cell therapy treatment: study

(Reuters) - Nearly half of lymphoma patients treated with Gilead Sciences Inc’s Yescarta were alive at least three years after a one-time infusion...

Katrina Karkazis: ‘You can’t use testosterone levels to divide people into male or female’

Katrina Karkazis, a senior research fellow at Yale University, is a cultural anthropologist working at the intersection of science, technology, gender studies and...

Asteroid shock: Meteorite impacts triggered life on Earth

“So it collapses in on itself fairly rapidly, so you end up with this big circular crater that immediately collapses under its own...

We need to learn how to relax, without guilt

I’m not very good at resting. When I told friends that after writing books covering emotions, time perception and the psychology of money...

NASA investigates mysterious activity on nearby asteroid that left top scientists baffled

NASA have admitted they have no clue why a nearby asteroid is “expelling” mysterious material. For the past year NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has...

Geminids 2019: ‘King of the meteor showers’ to light up sky next week –...

The Geminids meteors are cosmic debris from “extinct comet” 3200 Phaethon, first discovered in 1983. A spokesman for NASA said: “With a diameter...

Science breakthrough: ‘Mind-breaking’ dark matter discovery after universe probe revealed

Dark matter, a substance that has mass and takes up space, is thought to account for approximately 85 percent of all matter in...

World's first monkey-pig hybrid born in shocking Chinese experiment – and humans are next

The world’s first monkey-pig hybrids have been born in a Chinese lab amid scientific attempts to grow human organs inside animals. The incredible...

Archeology news: Ancient Celtic shield discovery hailed ‘most important find of millennium

A Celtic warrior’s grave containing weapons and upright pony skeletons has been described by archeologists as a unique and significant discovery for the...

Moon landing: Michael Collins’ secret behind Neil Armstrong's Apollo 11 selection revealed

On July 20, 1969, NASA completed the seemingly impossible Apollo 11 mission to put the first two men – Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin...

Northern Lights pics: Jaw-dropping images of aurora borealis taken by spacewoman Christina

Other events include blocked radio communications, disturb onboard satellite computers and even cause electrical surges in power grids.The various colours released by the...

Alien life shock: Ancient Earth organism fed space rock ‘starts dancing’

“Our students in the lab also immediately noticed the cells are very vivid, they’re dancing on the space rock.”Being able to measure these...

Google Maps may let pedestrians choose well-lit walking routes for safety while traveling at...

Google Maps may let pedestrians choose well-lit walking routes designed to...