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Professor Hawking on Breakthrough Starshot Initiative

Posted: April 15, 2016 at 9:42 am   /   Science

Professor Stephen Hawking and Yuri Milner, among others, have announced the Breakthrough Starshot last April 13th. This $100 million initiative seeks to develop microchip-sized space probes and place them into space using high-powered laser to send towards Alpha Centauri, the closest star system to Earth — which is about 4.37 light years away. Currently, the […]

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Could the Discovery of a New Planet Complete the Solar System?

Posted: January 25, 2016 at 3:54 am   /   Science

A new planet may be hiding in the outskirts of the solar system. Planetary scientists predicted its existence based on the odd orbits of far-fling icy bodies. These tiny objects can be found in the distant Kuiper (KY-pur) belt — a wide expanse of space just beyond the orbit of Neptune. Planet Size and Orbit […]

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Spacecraft SpaceX Attempt Failed

Posted: January 17, 2016 at 10:30 pm   /   Science

On Sunday, a satellite for NASA called SpaceX was launched successfully. However, an attempt made for the said spacecraft did not have a successful landing in the Pacific Ocean. It did not go as planned. CNN reported that the launch of Jason-3 had taken place at an estimated 10:42 am local time. The launching started […]

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Researchers Add 4 New Elements to the Periodic Table

Posted: January 7, 2016 at 7:42 am   /   Science

Researchers from Japan, Russia, and US have added four new elements to the periodic table which filled in the seventh row. Elements 113, 115, 117, and 118 are temporarily called ununtrium, ununpentium, ununseptium, and ununoctium respectively until their discoverers assign them permanent names (per approval of an international governing body). “The 7th period of the […]

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Dog Domestication: How, When, Where?

Posted: December 29, 2015 at 2:12 pm   /   Science

Ardern Hulme-Beaman, a 27-year old Irish, spent half a year traveling the world to find ancient dog bones, and now he finally has it. He found a lot of them in the archaeology laboratory of Ohio State University amid a box of jigsaw pieces of bones of dozens of canine dogs. Dog Domestication It is […]

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Google Nexus 5X and 6: Deals, Updates, and Purchase

Posted: November 26, 2015 at 1:14 pm   /   Science

If you want first-hand experience of the best that Android has to offer, then you might as well check out Amazon for Nexus 5X and Nexus 6 — that is, if it’s still available. The online shopping site had given away tremendous deals for customers to enjoy. Did you catch them? Amazon Deals on Black […]

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NASA Discovers Something about Black Holes

Posted: November 5, 2015 at 8:14 pm   /   Science

NASA’s Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR) has captured Markarian 335, a gigantic black hole, generating a flare about 324 million light years away near the Pegasus constellation in September last year. Black holes have been known to produce beams of energy, allowing scientists to investigate how they happen. These X-ray beams were caused by high […]

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The All-New Nexus 5X

Posted: October 19, 2015 at 8:55 pm   /   Science

The Nexus line of Google has always been a type of fan service; in fact, some say that they might even just be ads for Android. However, Google seems to be aiming high with their latest technology. During major commercial blocks, ads for Nexus 5x have been shown. People who watched NFL today might have […]

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Microsoft Surface Book : Review and Updates

Posted: October 12, 2015 at 8:13 am   /   Science

Excited customers should be confident that very first laptop of Microsoft will be worth the wait. In fact, all of Microsoft’s Surface Book Laptops are all sold out on their website, two weeks prior to the schedule of their released. As customer try to click on each one of the 5 varieties available on the […]

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Work on Parasitic Diseases Receives Nobel Prize for Medicine

Posted: October 4, 2015 at 10:20 am   /   Science

The medicines they helped in developing are tribute in the lives of millions of people. Now, three researchers based in United States, China and Japan have bagged the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. Along with the winners is William C. Campbell from Drew University in Madison, New Jersey, for his work on roundworm […]

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