A recent asteroid flyby might freak some of us out a little bit, even though it was no danger to Earth. It turns out that kind of thing happens all the time. —> Read More Here
LOMPOC, Calif., Jan. 29 (UPI) — NASA’s fleet of Earth observation satellites was supposed to welcome SMAP today, but the space agency had to postpone the satellite’s launch until Friday. —> Read More Here
Researchers have proposed a new fundamental particle which could explain why no one has managed to detect ‘Dark Matter’, the elusive missing 85 per cent of the Universe’s mass. Dark Matter is thought to exist because of its gravitational effects on stars and galaxies, gravitational lensing (the bending of light rays) around these, and through its imprint on the Cosmic Microwave Background (the afterglow of the Big Bang). Despite compelling indirect evidence and considerable experimental effort, no one has managed to detect Dark Matter directly. —> Read More Here
Older people are continuing to enjoy active sex lives well into their seventies and eighties, according to new research. More than half (54%) of men and almost a third (31%) of women over the age of 70 reported they were still sexually active, with a third of these men and women having frequent sex. —> Read More Here
A new kind of radio chip is intended to warn when windows are left open. This way, you can avoid having the heat go out the window on cold days. The sensor also detects break-in attempts early on. The key: This maintenance-free chip powers up with energy supplied by solar power. —> Read More Here
Carbon and glass fibers reinforce synthetics so that they can be used for vehicle body construction. But in this regard, there is an abundance of potential found in natural fibers — obtained from hemp, cotton, or wood. If you combined bio-based textile and carbon fibers, you can obtain extremely light yet very sturdy components. —> Read More Here
In January 2015, two tropical cyclones– Diamondra and Eunice–swirled over the central Indian Ocean.
According to Mongolian historians, much of the series’ plot plays fast and loose with the facts. —> Read More Here
An international team of astronomers led from Chalmers has used the giant radio telescope LOFAR to create the sharpest astronomical image ever taken at very long radio wavelengths.
An intoxicated intelligence agency worker was to blame for landing a drone on the White House lawn. The President’s official residence became the cent… —> Read More Here