Astronomers have spotted a strange mess of objects whirling around a distant star. Scientists who search for extraterrestrial civilizations are scrambling to get a closer look.
Daily Archives: October 14, 2015
This Year Looks Just Like 1997’s Insanely Terrible El Niño
This year’s winter “will definitely not be normal,” NASA has said. It is, however, awfully familiar.
It’s not just the sea surface heights, like those above, that look alike—NOAA and NASA both confirm that they’re also seeing wind patterns and water temperatures that look eerily similar to the ‘97 conditions.
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Can A Pill Really Replace Exercise?
An exercise pill feels like cheating.
It doesn’t seem right that a simple drug should allow you to avoid the crucible of pain, sweating and aggravation that we’ve come to see as the price that must be paid for a fit and low-fat body.
The Animal Protein That’s Healthier Than Beef, Chicken And Pork
It sounds like an ancient proverb, but it’s actually a scientific finding: In a battle of little insect versus big cow, insect wins.
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Former NBA Star Lamar Odom Found Unconscious at a Nevada Brothel
Former NBA and reality TV star Lamar Odom was hospitalized after he was found unconscious Tuesday at a Nevada brothel, authorities said.
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How Is It Possible That Galaxies Are Moving Away From Us Faster Than the Speed of Light?
According to Albert Einstein, the speed of light is an absolute constant beyond which nothing can move faster. So, how can galaxies be traveling faster than the speed of light if nothing is supposed to be able to break this cosmic speed limit?
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Supreme Court Weighs Life Sentences for Teens
The Supreme Court has heard arguments about whether hundreds of inmates imprisoned for life for murders they committed as teenagers should have a chance to seek their freedom.
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