Scientists say they can now “hear the universe” at a news conference in which they confirmed they have detected gravitational waves, a landmark discovery.
A century after Albert Einstein proposed their existence, there are ripples of excitement in the scientific community about possible confirmation of existence of gravitational waves, a discovery that could open a new window on the universe.
Mathematicians say that by using their newly developed model of locust behaviour, it could be possible to create better dispersal methods to prevent the creatures causing devastation. Jim Drury reports.
Scientists who maintain the Doomsday Clock, a symbolic countdown to global catastrophe, keep the clock at three minutes to midnight.
A fully automated indoor farming system that its developers say is capable of growing pesticide free vegetables via your smartphone is unveiled at CES 2016. Ben Gruber reports. Continue reading
(China Central Television (CCTV) – A quantum information research team led by Professor Pan Jianwei won the first prize in 2015 China’s State Natural Sciences for being the first in the world to make achievement in quantum information.
Hebrew University’s Institute of Archaeology say they have discovered a seal of biblical King Hezekiah, who helped build Jerusalem into an ancient metropolis.
SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND, UK (REUTERS) – Marine scientists call it the ocean’s ‘twilight zone’, where only a small amount of sunlight can penetrate.
But it’s the ocean life here – between 100 and 1000 metres deep – that scientists say is crucial for keeping atmospheric carbon-dioxide (CO2) levels 30 percent lower than it otherwise would be.
(EVO) – October 21, 2015 is ‘Back to the Future’ day – the day when Michael J. Fox’s character, Marty McFly, travels from 1989 to 2015 in the film “Back to the Future Part II,” and companies are taking advantage of the hype around the day to promote their own lines.
(REUTERS) – Scientists at the Marupeng centre in Johannesburg on Thursday (September 10) revealed fossils of a new human-like species they’re calling ‘Homo Naledi’.