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Telescope Captures Last Breath of Dying Star

European Southern Observatory catches faint, ephemeral glow emanating from planetary nebula

12 mins ago By ESO

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Opioids More Likely To Kill Americans Than Car Crashes

As of 2017, someone living in the U.S: had a 1 in 96 chance of dying from a drug overdose while the probability of dying in a car crash was 1 in 103

8 hours ago By Zero Hedge

Saturn Hasn’t Always Had Rings

The rings are relatively recent

22 hours ago By Science Daily

Mystery Orbits in Outermost Reaches of Solar System Not Caused by ‘Planet Nine’

New theory analyzes Neptune's place in our system

23 hours ago By University of Cambridge | Phys.org

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Jan 18, 2019

Saturn’s Rings Reveal First Precise Measure of Planet’s Day Length

Rings' wave patterns reveal planet's internal vibrations

Jan 18, 2019

Scientists Finally Know What Time It Is on Saturn

The rings finding has been key to homing in on the length of day

Jan 18, 2019

VICE Showcases French People Who Got Sterilised to ‘Save the World’

“The simple fact of living pollutes” the Earth.

Jan 17, 2019

NASA’s Moon Data Sheds Light on Earth’s Asteroid Impact History

Reason behind jump in the impact rate is unknown

Jan 17, 2019

How The Word ‘Family’ Triggered A Meltdown At Google

"The use of 'family' as a synonym for 'with children' has a long-standing association with deeply homophobic organizations."

Jan 17, 2019

Google caught censoring search results on abortions, Maxine Waters & more – report

“Hopefully this isn’t surprising or particularly controversial.”

Jan 16, 2019

The Average Adult In The U.S. “Logs 6 Hours, 43 Minutes Of Total Screen Time Daily”

It is so easy to get sucked into the digital world, especially when the real world becomes difficult to deal with

Jan 15, 2019

Jan 14, 2019

Cutting-Edge Tech Measures Gamma-Ray Bursts in Emerging Black Holes

How & where gamma-rays are produced still a mystery

Jan 14, 2019

Data: White American Births Below Replacement Level in Every State

The U.S. needs a birth rate of at least 2.1 children per woman to replace the current population of the country without experiencing population decreases

Jan 13, 2019

DNA pioneer James Watson stripped of honours after ‘reckless’ race remarks

The laboratory Dr Watson once headed says his views on intelligence and race are "reprehensible" and "unsupported by science".

Jan 11, 2019

Astronomers Use Annihilated Star to Clock Black Hole’s Spin

Spin is one of the fundamental parameters that describe a black hole

Jan 11, 2019

Jan 10, 2019

Mysterious Blast Studied with NASA Telescopes

A black hole shredding a compact star?

Jan 10, 2019

Fertility rate for white women plummets BELOW the limit needed to maintain the population in every single US state

The total fertility rate for the US was 16 percent below the level of a population to replace itself

Jan 09, 2019

Jan 09, 2019

Astronomers Map “Light Echoes” of Black Hole

Astrophysicists work to better understand how black holes change in size, shape

Jan 09, 2019

First Evidence of Gigantic Remains From Star Explosions

Super-remnant built up by nova eruptions over millions of years

Jan 08, 2019

Simulation Sheds New Light on Colliding Stars

Aftermath of collision mapped in amazing detail

Jan 08, 2019

NASA’s TESS Rounds Up its First Planets, Snares Far-flung Supernovae

The first confirmed discovery is a world called Pi Mensae c about twice Earth’s size

Jan 07, 2019

Hubble takes gigantic image of the Triangulum Galaxy

Consists of 40 billion stars that make up one of the most distant objects visible to the naked eye

Jan 07, 2019

Jan 04, 2019

Start 2019 with the Quadrantid Meteor Shower

Meteors to pop out all over in upcoming cold mornings

Jan 04, 2019

Jan 04, 2019

New Ultima Thule Discoveries from NASA’s New Horizons

Photos taken one billion miles farther than Pluto!

Jan 04, 2019

Google Once Again Changes Search Results After Liberal Journalist Complains

"You should find that particular featured snippet now removed."

Jan 03, 2019

Did We Really Land On The Moon?

Tune-in to this debate about the authenticity of one of mankind's greatest achievements

Jan 03, 2019

Jan 03, 2019

Evidence: Dark Matter Can be Heated Up, Moved Around

First observational evidence of effect sheds light on enigmatic substance

Jan 02, 2019

Physicists Developing Plasma Engine for “Super Fast” Space Travel

Nations compete for cutting-edge interstellar travel

Jan 02, 2019

AI ‘Learns’ to ‘Cheat’ on Test Given by Creators

AI too dumb to perform given task without "cheating"

Jan 01, 2019

Our universe: An expanding bubble in an extra dimension

Universe exists inside additional dimension