Remembering Hiroshima Day, with Death Toll at 164621 So Far

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Residents in Hiroshima observed a minute of silence today marking the 72nd anniversary of the first atom bomb usage on August 6, 1945 by the US to end World War ...

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Ancient Romans Concrete Technique Deciphered, Researchers Upbeat

A 2,000-year-old Roman concrete harbor structure, made from volcanic ash, lime and seawater by Romans has been cracked of its secret ingredients by modern minerologists using X-ray and Advanced Light ...

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NASA Team Dives to Bottom of Atlantic to Study Simulated Space Environment

mars canyon

NASA has decided to explore the deep sea ecology on Earth before sending humans to explore the possible water resources on Mars in future. A team of 22 persons will take ...

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African Fossils Push Origin of Modern Man Back by 100000 Years

African fossil find pushes origin of man back by 100000 years

A team of archaeologists found fossil bones of Homo sapiens along with stone tools and animal bones at Jebel Irhoud, Morocco dated back to about 300,000 years ago and the ...

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NASA’s ‘Out-Of-The-World’ Mars Rover Concept Kicks Off

NASA has unveiled next Mars Rover described as “Out of the World” research station destined for the red planet in 2020 in search of aliens or microbial life beneath the ...

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Einstein Relativity Tehory Comes Handy to Find Dwarf Star’s Mass

Looks can be deceiving. In this Hubble Space Telescope image, the white dwarf star Stein 2051B and the smaller star below it appear to be close neighbors. The stars, however, reside far away from each other. Stein 2051B is 17 light-years from Earth; the other star is about 5,000 light-years away. Stein 2051B is named for its discoverer, Dutch Roman Catholic priest and astronomer Johan Stein.CREDIT: NASA, ESA, and K. Sahu (STScI)

  Astronomers have used the sharp vision of NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope to repeat a century-old test of Einstein’s general theory of relativity. The Hubble team measured the mass of ...

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South Koreans Find Remote Detection of Radioactive Materials

Professor Eunmi Choi's research team is posing for a group photo in their lab at UNIST. From left are WonJin Choi, Ashwini Sawant, Mun Seok Choe, Dongsung Kim, and Ingeun Lee. CREDIT UNIST

A South Korean study, affiliated with UNIST has introduced a method for the remote detection of hazardous radioactive substances. With the help of this newly-developed detection device, the detection of ...

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LIGO Finds 3rd Gravitation Waves from Black Holes

The Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) has made a third detection of gravitational waves, ripples in space and time, demonstrating that a new window in astronomy has been firmly opened. ...

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No Need to Say ‘I Love You’ as Women Know Mind-Reading: Study

Finally Cambridge researchers have found the reason why many men do not say ‘I love you’ but end up in the company of beloved ones because women have it in ...

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Eating Before Mirror Helps Lonely People, Increases Appetite: Japan Study

A woman is eating popcorn alone in front of a mirror, or a monitor displaying a wall or her static image. People reported the popcorn as tasting better, and consumed more of it, when they ate it in front of a mirror, or even a picture of themselves eating, than when they ate it in front of the monitor displaying a wall. CREDIT Nagoya University

Eating your food alone? It’s truly boring and appetite never shows up. But Japanese researchers have found a simple and doable trick to it. People tend to eat more when ...

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NASA Selects 12 New Astronauts, Including Indian-American Grinder Chari

US space agency NASA has selected 12 new astronauts, one of them an Indian-American, after screening over 18,300 applicants. Seven of them are men and five women, who will be ...

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Japan 72 Million Years Old Ancient Mukawaryu Dinosaur’s Complete Skeleton Found

This image shows the fossilized caudal vertebra of Mukawaryu found July 2013 in Mukawa town, Hokkaido, Japan. CREDIT Hobetsu Museum/The Hokkaido University Museu?


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UNSW Scientists Find New Ultrathin Material for Splitting Water to Produce Hydrogen Cheaper

This is a water drop falling into water. CREDIT Sarp Saydam/UNSW

University of New South Wales, Sydney chemists have invented a new, cheap catalyst for splitting water with an electrical current to efficiently produce clean hydrogen fuel, supposed to run future ...

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Curiosity Finds Lake Rock Layers; What Happened on Mars to Turn So Dry Now?

NASA’s Curiosity rover exploring Mars surface has uncovered in detail about an ancient lake environment on Mars that offered favorable conditions for microbial life or alien life as it is ...

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Complex Cocktail of Chemicals Found in Great Barrier Reef Turtles of Australia

Chemicals including heart and gout medications, herbicides, pesticides, metals and industrial chemicals have been found in the blood of Great Barrier Reef turtles.(Univ of Queensland Photo)

Chemicals including heart and gout medications, herbicides, pesticides, metals and industrial chemicals have been found in the blood of Great Barrier Reef turtles, stunning a research team in Australia. The team, ...

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President, PM Shower Praise on ISRO for its Heaviest-Ever GSLV-MK III Launch

  President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have congratulated the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) for the successful launch of the indigenous Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark III ...

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NASA Posstpones ‘Colorful’ Rocket Launch to June 11

TheTerrier-Improved Malemute sounding rocket launch, scheduled for 5/31 is delayed to 6/1. The launch window is 4:27 – 4:42 a.m. EDT. pic.twitter.com/ESej9W4ukN — NASA Wallops (@NASA_Wallops) May 30, 2017 For ...

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Walking Fish on Bali Beach Surprises French Diver (Video)

A French cook who went for a dive at the beach of Bali found a fish walking around the seafloor on its legs, filmed it and put it on the ...

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From Driverless Cars to Flying Cars, Future Perfect for Toyota?

Toyota Skydrive project may revolutionize the way future travel is defined (Video Grab, Youtube)

Google’s Driverless car has ignited curiosity and led to more than a dozen companies take up the driver-less car concept further though it is still far from reality but so ...

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US Withdraws from Paris Climate Change Pact, Another Failure by Greens

As promised to his voters, US President Donald Trump has signed the papers to withdraw from the Paris Agreement signed amid euphoria in 2015 stipulating compliance to maintain global warming ...

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