Major Sci News Blog

Books, journal articles, web pages, and news reports that can help to clarify the history and promise of the Electric Universe hypothesis.

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Re: Major Sci News Blog

Unread postby Lloyd » Sun Aug 27, 2017 1:55 pm


What Happens to Your Camera Photographing Solar Eclipse Without a Filter

Environmentally Friendly Cement

Researchers Use Lasers to Weld Spider Silk to Kevlar [for Spiderman?]

Toyota Patents Cloaking Device

Robot Buddhist Priest

Pet Companion Robot

Graffiti Robot

Drones Help Swiss Rescue Dogs Find the Missing

Autonomous Self-Driving Wheelchairs Debut at Airports and Hospitals

Building the Perfect Skywatching House

New Russian MiG interceptor will be able to operate in space at Mach 4 speed

Automated safety systems are preventing car crashes

High-frequency chip brings researchers closer to next generation technology

Face scans, robot baggage handlers—airports of the future


Gaia’s First Full-Colour Sky Map

Test Lab Recreates Innovative Weapons of Stone Age North America

First Underwater Entanglement Could Lead to Unhackable Communication

Iceland: Photos show North American and European tectonic plates pulling apart

Mysterious microbe discovered in Antarctic may hold keys to puzzle of evolution

Asteroid that killed dinosaurs led to endless night and 18-month winter

First X-rays from mystery supernovas detected

A new type of gravitational wave has been detected...maybe

'Dark DNA' could change thinking on evolution

Was an Eclipse Over Ancient Amarna the Beginning of its End?

It’s Raining Diamonds on Neptune

NASA Monitoring 3 Mile Wide Asteroid

Phoenicid Meteor Shower from Dead Comet Arises Again After 58 Years

The origin of binary stars

Mars is buffeted by turbulent snowstorms

Analysis of a 'rusty' lunar rock suggests the moon's interior is dry

Researchers explain why our Sun's brightness fluctuates

The moving Martian bow shock

Astronomers detect methanol maser emission towards nearby galaxy

APL proposes Dragonfly mission to explore potential habitable sites on Saturn's largest moon, Titan

Elevated zinc and germanium levels bolster evidence for habitable environments on Mars

4,500 year old Trading Network Identified in Vietnam

6,000 year old Neolithic Remains Discovered in Istanbul

Italian Library Fire Kills 3, Destroys Priceless Renaissance Books and Galileo Letters

Scandinavia’s Oldest Cup Mark Rocks Found, Dated to 3,000 BCE

Oldest Examples of “Tree of Life” Motifs Discovered in Domuztepe Mound, Turkey

Ancient Earth’s Hot Interior Created a Graveyard of Continents

Britain’s Ancient Villages Lost at Sea 8,000 Years Ago

Everything is Written Twice ~ on the Ground and in the Sky

Babylonian Tablet Rewrites History of Math and Shows Greeks Did Not Invent Trigonometry

Pottery Analysis Reveals Oldest Italian Winemaking 4,500 Years Ago

The Advanced Copper Tool Industry of Ancient North America

Gosford Glyphs Allegedly Show Egyptians Built Pyramids in Australia

Unicorns Were Real, Lived With Humans, and Weren’t All That Cute

Global Oceanic Dead Zones Persisted for 50,000 [tiny] Years After End-Triassic Extinction Event
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Re: Major Sci News Blog

Unread postby Lloyd » Sun Sep 03, 2017 2:44 pm


Candy cane supercapacitor could enable fast charging of mobile phones

Florida Farmer Hopes [non-union] Robot Pickers Can Help Save Strawberry Industry

Shipwrecks to Be Explored Using Virtual Reality

Shark-Detecting Drones to Patrol Beaches in Australia [not jellyfish?]

Researchers Develop Home Acoustic Levitator

Bionic Pop Superstar Going to War For Science [now everyone will want prosthetic limbs]

Landmine Detonation Balls Could Be Lifesaver in a War Zone

New Headset Lets You Control Your TV with Only Your Mind [Are guns next?]

New Braille Smart Watch Tells Time with a Simple Touch

Secrets of 200,000 year old Neanderthal Glue

Neuroscientist creates mouse neuron based computer chip that can smell explosives

Your cell phone could soon be turned into a mobile, scannable version of your "papers" [ID]

Silicon-based solar cells can reach nearly 36% efficiency

Robots that understand contextual commands

The new world of voice shopping


Twitter Science is largely dominated by spam bots, paid content promoters, and “monomaniacs”

Missouri Engineer Works to Solve 4,500 year old Egyptian Pyramids Mystery

Antiquities Looters Try to Recruit Egyptologists For Help on Social Media

Skycharting Mobile Apps Can be Astronomical Time Machines

Clever New Water Atlas is All Over the Map

The basis of the Universe may be Information, not energy or matter

Saturn's rings may be far younger than previously thought

Historical observations reveal ancient Nova

AI is unfair to Humans

Mysterious fast radio bursts from deep space go hyperactive

16 stars passing 'Oort cloud' could fire cosmic matter throughout our galaxy

Study reveals new details about Uranus satellite Cressida

Best preserved nodosaur has skin, horn and pigments [because it's not so old]

Artificial intelligence analyzes gravitational lenses 10 million times faster [probably GIGO]

Was Orion the Heavenly Overlord of Stonehenge?

NASA’s Clockwork Venus Rover

Crushed Crystal Reveals Spookier [fairtale] Entanglement State

Kepler Satellite Discovers Variability in the Seven Sisters

Black hole models contradicted by hands-on tests [& by logic]

Astronomers reveal new insights into physical properties of the young star system ROXs 12

Saturn plunge nears for Cassini spacecraft

Volunteers find 'spiders' on mars - but not where they expected

Researchers propose how the universe became filled with light

House-sized near Earth objects rarer than we thought

Rrare close star encounters with our sun

Ancient Egyptian Records Indicate Philistines Weren’t Aegean Pirates After All, but native

The Widespread Appearance of Neanderthal DNA: Africans Have it Too

Discovery of 14,000 year old Settlement in Canada Could Rewrite North American History [but they can't be that old]

Ice Age Bones Recovered from Underwater Caves in Mexico

Facts About the Last Ice Age [maybe]

This is What Happens When You Plot the Nazca Lines

4,300 year old Statue Head from Israel Depicts Mystery Egyptian Pharaoh

Study Dates Corn as Staple Crop in Central America 4,300 years ago

Neolithic Caves of Turkey Being Intentionally Dynamited and Submerged

Research on the Meaning of Ancient Geometric Earthworks in Brazilian Amazonia

New Findings May Evidence Late Pleistocene People in the Americas

Scientists Reconstruct Paleoindian Bison Hunt from 10,300 year old Bone Bed in Kansas

Ice Age Predators [pets] Found Alongside Oldest Human in Americas

Lifting the Veil from Neanderthal Technology

Castle of the Sealand Kings: Discovering Ancient Iraq’s Rebel Rulers
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Re: Major Sci News Blog

Unread postby Lloyd » Sun Sep 10, 2017 9:39 am


Unistellar: the Next Generation of Backyard Telescopes

For Devastated Houston Armies of Drones Prove their Worth

WWII Pigeon Project Led to Modern Touchscreens

John Deere Company Spends $305 Million on Lettuce-Farming Robots

Revolutionizing smartphone use

Engineers develop tools to share power from renewable energy sources during outages

Nissan's new Leaf electric car

Water-based lithium-ion batteries without explosive risks now a reality


Machine-Learning Can Predict Simulated Earthquakes by Listening to Fault Lines

Medium sized [undetectable] black hole 100,000 times bigger than sun discovered near center of Milky Way

Giant sunspot unleashes two more powerful solar flares [Auroras coming south]

Aftershocks following the 23 August, 2012 earthquake near Mineral, Virginia, increased sharply as Hurricane Irene passed by

Bacterial biofilms use bursts of electricity to communicate

NASA Radar Reveals Asteroid Florence Has Two Moons

Fossilized Cosmic Dust in the White Cliffs of Dover

Asteroid Strike and Tsunami May Have Caused Britain’s Floods of 1014

Stellar corpse sheds light on origin of cosmic rays

Two distant hypervelocity stars discovered by Chinese astronomers

Shocking discovery explains powerful novae

The most metal-poor dwarf star-forming galaxy found

'Extreme' telescopes find the second-fastest-spinning pulsar [But do they spin?]

Accretion-powered pulsar reveals unique timing glitch [or sign of not spinning]

Discovery of boron on Mars adds to evidence for habitability

Study of Uranus suggests some of its moons are on a collision course

X-rays reveal temperament of possible planet-hosting stars

Jupiter's aurora presents a powerful mystery

New Horizons spacecraft to view MU69 asteroids in Kuiper Belt beyond Pluto

Minimal Geological Methane Emissions During Younger Dryas

Constructing an Obelisk: How the True Rocks of Eternity Were Made

Does the Dendera Zodiac Represent the Most Ancient Astronomy?

Ancient Metallurgy Likely has More than One Birthplace

Massive Antarctic Volcanic Eruptions Linked to Abrupt Southern Hemisphere Climate Change

New Radiocarbon Dating Technique on Neanderthal

People May Have Lived in Brazil Over 20,000 years ago [way less]

Neolithic Irish Death Rites Included Deconstruction of Bodies

Ancient Settlement and its Ceramics Recreated in Cyprus

Neolithic Mound in Turkey Dates Back 8,600 Years

The Lost Second Sphinx of Giza

Archaeological Find in British Columbia Affirms Heilsuk Nation’s 14,000 year old Oral History [or way less]

Neanderthal Site in Spain: Rich Remains of Human Occupation Over 60,000 years ago

Newark, UK, Housing Construction Unearths Neolithic Finds From 4,000 BC

Mystery of What Was Killing Ancient Parchments Solved

Mind-Boggling Mysteries of the Great Pyramid

Unexpected Finds Boost Mystery at Bolivia’s Tiahuanaco Citadel

Ancient Egyptian Goldsmith’s Tomb Discovered in Luxor

Archaeologists Shed Light on Alaska’s Tlingit Culture 10,000 Years Before Europeans
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Re: Major Sci News Blog

Unread postby Lloyd » Sun Sep 17, 2017 3:56 pm


European Winegrowers Turn to Robots To Increase Competitiveness

Brain Composer—'thinking' melodies onto a musical score

American Red Cross Officially Launching First Drone Program for Disasters

High-Tech Electronics Made from Autumn Leaves

Quest to Put a 1967 Self-Balancing Car Back on Its Feet

UK wind electricity cheaper than nuclear

Making lithium-ion batteries safer, stronger

Foldable drone for emergencies

New manufacturing process for the more efficient SiC to power devices

Rickshaws to jump start India's all-electric drive

China's mysterious 'physics-defying' EmDrive could allow journey to Mars in weeks

Restrain your baby and let the robo-crib rock them to sleep?

Researchers Create First Global Map of Water in Moon’s Soil

International Space Station forced to seek shelter during massive solar flare

Plants form memories

Face-reading AI will be able to detect your politics and IQ

Creating radio-induced auroras with HAARP

Mysterious 'earthquake lights' explained after Mexico's huge quake?

Genetically modified ant could replace honey bees

Does the Organic Material of Comets Predate Our Solar System?

The Significance of Time Crystals

Seven Massive Solar Flares Erupt in Seven Days

Astronomers for the first time have measured how a galaxy's spin affects its shape

Astronomers resolve mystery of white dwarf's mass

A one-of-a-kind star found to change over decades

Pulsar jackpot reveals globular cluster's inner structure

Research provides evidence of ground-ice on asteroids

New gravity map suggests Mars has a porous crust

New supernova analysis reframes dark energy debate

New theory on origin of the asteroid belt

Hubble captures blistering pitch-black planet

Venus' mysterious night side revealed[/url]

Farewell Cassini: Saturn spacecraft makes fiery, final dive (Update)

Ancient Egyptian Pharaoh with Gigantism Identified

Ancient Elephant was 50 Percent Bigger than Modern Cousins

Did Humans and Columbian Mammoths Co-exist 12,000 years ago in Florida?

Mobile Women Were Key to Cultural Exchange in Stone Age and Bronze Age Europe

Ankle Fossil Suggests our Ancient Ancestors Leapt Like Acrobats

West Coast Rising: 14,000 years ago in Peru

Earliest Manmade Climate Change Took Place 11,500 Years Ago

Discovering the World’s Oldest Religious Site

Ancient Writings in Turkey Date Back 4,000 Years

Ancient Babylon: Center of Mesopotamian Civilization

Fossil footprints of early human ancestor stolen from Crete

The Inga Stone: an Ancient Monument Depicting a Rare Star Map

Uluburun Shipwreck

Ancient Asteroid Generated Hottest Temperature Ever Recorded on Earth

Preserving and Deciphering Ancient Rock Art in Texas
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Re: Major Sci News Blog

Unread postby Lloyd » Sun Sep 24, 2017 11:43 am


First Quantum Computers Need Smart Software

New Computer Chip Can Store Quantum Information in the Form of Light

Underwater Ironman Jetpack Propels the Weakest Swimmers

Super Sticky Remora Robot Clings Underwater Like Hitchhiker Fish

A solar cell you can put in the wash

Intel chips loaded in Waymo self-driving minivans

World's first wireless charger

Actuator three times stronger solved a long-standing issue in the creation of untethered soft robots

Security cameras are vulnerable to attacks using infrared light

Doorbell that can recognize familiar faces

Superfast lightwaves can be slowed to store data on a computer chip

French scientists create bizarre magnetic material


Millions of ‘Citizen Scientists’ are Transforming Our World from their Homes

30,000 year old Cave Paintings Discovered in Cantabria, Spain

History of the Technology of Bow and Arrow Hunting

Virtual Reality Breathes New Life into African Fossils, Art, and Artifacts

New technique spots warning signs of extreme events

Doubt cast on what causes the northern lights

Astronomers baffled to discover stars that appear older than the universe

The reasons why Mexico is terribly prone to the occurrence of earthquakes

Herschel: Discovering the cosmic water trail in Taurus star nursery

Neanderthals may have died out due to competition with homo sapiens for food resources

Data shows massive Arctic Ice gain over past five years

Hubble spots 'unique' binary asteroid between Mars and Jupiter

Unique 'ring comet' discovered by Hubble telescope

Scientists hypothesize heat-pipe cooling was involved in evolution of all terrestrial planets including early Earth

Milky Way could be an outlier, not 'normal', its satellites are more tranquil

Researchers can now store light as sound waves to improve data processing

Advanced life may exist in a form beyond matter

Research suggests gravity waves have influence over weather and climate

The Most Mysterious Anomalies of Mars

Nanosat Fleet Proposed for Voyage to 300 Asteroids

Comet Turns Out to Be Two Dancing Asteroids Circling Each Other

Astronomers Plan for New Telescope in Antarctica

X-ray burst spotted in the galactic bulge

Secrets of bright, rapidly spinning star revealed

V745 Sco: Two stars, irregular outbursts

New quasar discovered

New research suggests Mercury's poles are icier than scientists thought

Ageing star blows off smoky bubble

Fast radio bursts may be firing off every second

Mythbusting the Secrets of Ancient Egypt

Dynastic Egypt Timeline: 2,700 years of Change in Egyptian Society

Upper Paleolithic Mammoth Bone Settlement in Ukraine

7,200 year old Silo Model in Israel

Evidence for Ancient Egyptians Sailing to America 5,000 years ago

The 40,000 Year History of Shoes

Blackwater Draw: 12,000 years of Hunting in New Mexico

List of Nature Goddesses From Around the World

Dust Deposits Give New Insights into History of the Sahara

Studies of ‘Crater Capital’ in Estonia Shows Impactful History

Ancient DNA Sheds Light on Sub-Saharan African History

Abu Hureyra: Early Agriculture in Syria’s Euphrates Valley

Younger Dryas Black Mat in Geoarchaeological Site in Zacatecas, Mexico

The Eye of Horus (Wadjet): Ancient Egyptian Symbol
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Re: Major Sci News Blog

Unread postby Lloyd » Sun Oct 01, 2017 9:16 am


New Nano-clay Shelf-Life Extending Packaging Film

Dubai Testing Two-Person Flying Taxi Drones

NASA tests first 3-D printed rocket engine part made with two different alloys

Self-driving cars could dramatically reduce the road toll

Team builds flexible new platform for high-performance electronics

Russian arms manufacturer Kalashnikov unveils a flying motorbike

Travel anywhere on Earth in under an hour with Elon Musk's 'Big F Rocket'

Russia develops electromagnetic weapons which could 'neutralize entire armies'

Lockheed Martin unveils reusable water-powered Mars lander

Aerial Thermal Imagery is Revolutionizing Archaeology

Meteorite impacts may have created Earth's tectonic plates

Clearest image of a star's surface and atmosphere other than the Sun

Russia and US to create new space station in moon's orbit

Shedding more light on the 1572 supernova in Cassiopeia

Climate changes can spur volcanoes into life

Physicists create a mathematical model for a viable time machine (A clock?)

Comet K2 - farthest active inbound comet ever seen

'Jupiter is not a gas giant' - Juno Jupiter mystery

Genetic study suggests much older origin for Homo sapiens species, evolutionary split may have occurred up to 350K years ago

Strong solar blast sparks global aurora and doubles radiation levels on the surface of Mars

Ancient Lake on Mars Was Hospitable Enough to Support Life

The UAE is Building a Mock Martian City in the Desert

Astronomers study the extended stellar structure around the globular cluster NGC 288

Progenitor for Tycho's supernova was not hot and luminous

The strange structures of the Saturn nebula

Solving the mystery of Pluto's giant blades of ice

LIGO and Virgo observatories detect gravitational wave signals from black hole collision

The volatile processes that shaped the Earth

Study sheds new light on how Earth and Mars were created

Moon village the first stop to Mars

Bursting with starbirth

Unexpected surprise: A final image from Rosetta

A fresh look at older data yields a surprise near the martian equator

Art of the Amarna Period

Storytelling Flints and an Oxen Ford, UK

Ancient Egyptian Viziers

SC Scientist Leads Team that Finds Evidence of Possible Comet Impact 12,800 years ago

Clovis Comet? Younger Dryas Impact Hypothesis Gets a Bayesian Beating ~ and Survives!

The History of Sun Worship [Saturn]

Ancient Underwater Forest off Alabama Coast

Ancient Papyri Reveal First-Person Diary of Giza Pyramid Builder

11,500 year old Settlement Unearthed at Hasankeyf Turkey

First Americans May Have Been Neanderthals or Denisovans 130,000 years ago

Late Neolithic People in Spain May Have Had Class System

Ancient Native American Rock Art Rescued From Wyoming Warehouse

11,000 year old, 13 foot long Boat Petroglyph Discovered in Norway

Top 10 Rare Discoveries Involving Ancient Rituals

Geologists Decipher Evidence of Ancient Tsunami in California
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Re: Major Sci News Blog

Unread postby Lloyd » Sun Oct 08, 2017 12:53 pm


Armor of Tomorrow Inspired by These 3 Animals

Merge Cube Augmented Reality Toy

Drones Are Keeping Watch on Arctic’s Polar Bear Population

Ping pong robot takes on Olympian at Tokyo tech fair

Two intelligent vehicles are better than one

Boeing boosts tech investment in hybrid, autonomous planes

Future of news: bracing for next wave of technology

Epic world solar car race begins in Australia

New material developed that efficiently extracts hydrogen fuel from seawater


Public invited to test new tool to study earth using photos taken by International Space Station astronauts

How a Videogame Developer Painstakingly Recreated Ancient Egypt

Is gravity an electrical phenomenon? Louis Hissink

House-sized asteroid will come 'damn close' to Earth next week as it passes only 27,000 miles away

Study suggests methane belches kept water flowing on ancient Mars

Study reveals world's tropical forests are now carbon emission source

Scientists suggest a synthetic crystal can mimic learning and forgetting

Physicists send particles of light into the "past"

Scientists find water on Mars where they thought none could exist

Hidden 'megathrust' could cause massive earthquake in New Zealand

Global wind speeds slowing since 1960, but "nobody" knows why

Uncovering deep sleep's role in visual learning

Dog-Killing Meteorite Rewrote Mars’ Volcanic History

Ancient Asteroid Impact Exposes the Moon’s Interior

What We Can Learn From the Ghostly Myths Behind the Northern Lights

Observations of a Red Aurora Over 1770 Kyoto Japan Help Diagnose Extreme Magnetic Storm

New insights on dark energy

Hubble catches galaxies swarmed by star clusters

Researchers conduct more accurate chemical analysis of the star 68 Tauri

Milky way's most-mysterious dimming star

Mysterious dimming of Tabby's Star may be caused by dust

Surface helium detonation spells end for white dwarf

Examining Mars' moon Phobos in a different light

Unexpected phenomenon in a merger of a cluster of galaxies

New NASA study shows moon once had an atmosphere

Telescope attachment improves viewing of space

Mars study yields clues to possible cradle of life

How Scientists Are Piecing Together the Story of Ancient Americans

18 Shipwrecks Discovered Off Southern Coast of Turkey

Volcanoes Erupt Nickel, Giving Clues About Earth’s Worst Mass Extinction

The Real Reason Ancient Indo-Europeans Carried Out Human Sacrifice

Ancient Humans Left Africa to Escape Drying Climate

Tracing Oral Histories to Solve Longstanding Human-Migration Puzzle

Gypsum Head of Akhenaten Statue Unearthed in Egypt’s Minya

Ancient Egyptian Queen’s Obelisk Unearthed in Saqqara

The Book of the Dead: Becoming God in Ancient Egypt

Unearthing a Large Neolithic House in Scotland’s Ayrshire

Antarctic Underwater Ecosystem Hidden for 120,000 Years [or days] Revealed

5 Pyramids of the Ancient World You May Not Have Heard About

New Excavations Confirm Spain’s El Pendo Cave as Continuous Neanderthal Settlement

3,200 year old Stone Inscription Tells Tale of Trojan Prince Muskus and the Sea Kingdom of Mira
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Re: Major Sci News Blog

Unread postby Lloyd » Sun Oct 15, 2017 12:32 pm


World’s First Solar Powered Smartwatch Coming in December

Recycled Oyster Shells Make Eco-Friendly Cement

Egypt’s New Farm City Will House 50,000 Smart Greenhouses

Google Sends Solar Powered Balloons to Bring Cell Service Back to Puerto Rico

Proposed Green Eco-Resort in Philippines

Dutch Company Training Crows to Trade Littered Cigarette Butts for Treats

New Headphones Will Allow You to Understand 40 Languages

Airborne LiDAR, photogrammetry and laser scanning performed at Nebraska ruins

Singapore's first robot masseuse starts work

Battery based on sodium may offer more cost-effective storage than lithium

Ingestible devices sense movement and ingestion in the stomach, harness power from GI tract movement

Soft robotic gripper can screw in light bulbs

Researchers work to mitigate water scarcity crisis with solar-powered devices made of wood

'Air-breathing' battery could cut costs of renewable energy storage

Ceramic pump moves molten metal at a record 1,400 degrees Celsius

Futuristic solar-powered Dutch family car


Staying Longer at Home was Key to Stone Age Technology Change 60,000 Years Ago

Scientists develop machine-learning method to predict the behavior of molecules

Engineers identify key to albatross' marathon flight

Is asking whether we live in a simulation scientific?

Comet 01-ASAS-SN brightens unexpectedly

Thunderbolts Space News: 'Dirty snowballs' falsified

Scientists have finally found half of the universe's missing matter

Dr. Henry Bauer interview discussing the corruption of science

Puzzling spike in radioactive particles across Europe, baffles scientists

NASA shares detailed images of Martian pits believed to have been formed by glaciers

Human brain remembers visual features in reverse order than it detects them

Quantum physicists say that living in a matrix is impossible

Researchers discover secret of perovskite crystal's strong photoluminescence

Recent Solar Storm Sparked Global Aurora on Mars

NASA Press Release Announces Planet Nine [probably hype]

NASA’s Carbon Space Observatory Watches Earth Breathe

Glycolaldehyde and ethylene glycol detected around giant molecular cloud Sagittarius B2

Scientists discover more about the ingredients for star formation

New theory on why the sun's corona is hotter than its surface

Two separate teams of astronomers find evidence of missing Baryonic matter

Scientists discover one of the most luminous 'new stars' ever

Devourer of planets? Researchers dub star 'Kronos'

An algorithm for helicopters may help envision the formation of planets and galaxies

Astronomers discover unusual spindle-like galaxies

Astronomers find potential solution into how planets form

On the generation of solar spicules and Alfvenic waves

Real Roots of Early City States May Rip Up the Textbooks

Andean Copper Age

Volcanic Eruptions that Shaped Oregon May Have Had Chilling Effect

The Big Egyptian Sphinx Cover-Up: Hidden Chambers, an Unexcavated Mound, and Endless Denial

Partial Statues of King Psamtik I, Ramses II, and Ra-Horakhti Discovered in Egypt

Newfoundland Populated Multiple Times by Distinct Groups

South Americans Did Not Populate Easter Island

The Mysterious Tribe of Blue Eyed Native Americans

How Osiris, First Ruler of Egypt, Became God of the Underworld

Ancient Egyptian Pyramidion Found Hints at Queen’s Lost Chamber
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Re: Major Sci News Blog

Unread postby Lloyd » Sun Oct 22, 2017 1:21 pm


Not Your Average Beach House

The Science Behind the New Weather-Fueled Doomsday Film “Geostorm”

NASA’s Robotic Psyche Asteroid Mission to Communicate Using Lasers

Butterfly-Inspired Robot Undergoes Mechanical Metamorphosis

Scientists create most powerful micro-scale bio-solar cell yet

Dutch open 'world's first 3D-printed bridge'

Electric jet startup could become 'Uber in the sky'

Snake-like robots to support search-and-rescue teams

Enhancing solar power with diatoms

Ion thruster breaks power, propulsion records

Russian company floats brand new hydrofoil passenger ship after two-decade pause


Historians Claim to Have Found the Twin of Giza’s Great Sphinx

Google Maps Now Lets You Explore Space

Observatory in Argentina detects extragalactic cosmic rays reaching Earth, and will help in locating their source

Scientists witness of gravitational waves and light from colliding of two neutron stars

More than 30,000 biological studies could be wrong due to widespread cell contamination dating back 60 years

Research sheds new light on how Earth and Mars were created

Missing mass - what is causing a geoid low in the Indian Ocean?

Waves in lakes make waves in the earth

Huge cavern beneath moon's surface which could be suitable for lunar astronaut base

Evidence that Planet Nine does exist

Greenland ice stream retreated during the Younger Dryas period

Our 'freakish' galaxy

<CNPS> Most scientific papers end up drawing wrong conclusions

Bus-sized asteroid heading for Earth after string of near-miss encounters

Supernova theory explains global warming, extinction events, ice ages says engineer

Scientists are mapping an Atlas of the inner Earth

<CNPS> Does science need more mavericks?

Martian rotating 'magnetotail' may be contributing to the destruction of its atmosphere

Star that Eats Planets for Breakfast

Ring Discovered Around Potato-Shaped Dwarf Planet Haumea

How the Sun, Moon and Stars Appear in Ancient Mayan Astronomy

The Solar-Powered Asteroid Nursery at the Orbit of Mars

Tribes of India Tell Their Own Stories of Celestial Bodies

Dark Matter Maps: Charting the Unseen Sky

The remarkable jet of the quasar 4C+19.44

Microbes leave 'fingerprints' on Martian rocks

To keep Saturn's A ring contained, its moons stand united

Earth's new traveling buddy is definitely an asteroid, not space junk

Scientists dig into the origin of organics on Ceres

Spinning comet observed to rapidly slow down during close approach to Earth

Samples brought back from asteroid reveal 'rubble pile' had a violent past

Scientist sees evidence of planet formation in narrow rings of other solar systems

Neolithic Settlement Found in Western Iran

40,000 Years of Rock Art in Gobustan, Azerbaijan

Earth Nearly Froze Over When Today’s Coal was First Buried

Temple of Ramses II Discovered in Luxor’s Abusir Necropolis

400 Mysterious Ancient Stone Structures Discovered in Saudi Arabia

Volcanic Eruptions in Russia and Alaska Could Have Starved Ancient Egyptians

The Lost Mountains of Karoo Reveal Secrets of Earth’s Biggest Mass Extinction Event

4,000 year old Scandinavian Bronze Age Petroglyphs Became Sacred Symbols of Georgia’s Creek Indians

Aftermath of the Great Collision: Fascinating Fossils of the Himalayas

Massive Underground City in Turkey Once Housed 20,000 People

Fossil Coral Reefs Show Sea Level Rose in Bursts During Last Warming

Younger Dryas Ice Stream Retreats Under a Cold Climate
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Re: Major Sci News Blog

Unread postby Lloyd » Sun Oct 29, 2017 6:58 pm


Tree-Planting Drones Are Re-Seeding Forests with 100,000 Plants a Day

Cave Hotels Transform Ancient Dwellings into Luxurious Vacation Stays

Scientists write 'traps' for light with tiny ink droplets

Passive solar windows heat up in cold weather

New research findings could lead to safer and more powerful lithium-ion batteries

Proteins can be made to conduct electricity like a metal

AI method to upscale low-resolution to higher resolution images


How Glaciers Disappeared from Scotland at the End of the Last Ice Age

There Are Three Kinds of Consciousness, and Computers Have Mastered One

Cataclysms: A Lifetime Spent Chasing Planetary Catastrophe

Ionospheric cold plasma discovered at the magnetopause

First-known interstellar comet spotted by astronomers

NASA's Twins Study shows genes alter faster in space than on Earth

The bizarre behaviour of anti-matter has scientists saying universe shouldn't exist

Dwarf planet Ceres may have had an ocean

Juno mission finds that Jupiter's gravitational field is askew

Magic Mirrors of the Ancients: Were Telescopes Used in Ancient Times?

How Ancient Aztec Chroniclers Recorded Venus: Smoke Without Fire

Oral Accounts of Aboriginal Australians Referenced Red Giant Stars

Thorium-232 Evidence Suggests a Collision and Several Close Cometary Encounters in the Last 2,000 Years

Official Inside Story of the Tabby Star Controversy

Rosetta Mission Jet Burst

Where Are All the Goodwill Moon Rocks from Apollo 17?

Giant Glowing Orb Photographed in Sky Over Siberia

The atmospheres of water worlds

Researchers reveal insights into the nature of an extremely massive galaxy cluster

Artificial intelligence finds 56 new gravitational lens candidates

Spots on supergiant star drive spirals in stellar wind

Wave nature of delocalized electrons in defective hydrocarbons at the origin of cosmic infrared emission

Comet mission reveals 'missing link' in our understanding of planet formation

Winters on Mars are shaping the Red Planet's landscape

September 2017's intense solar activity viewed from space

The Mysterious Pyramids of Ancient Nubia

World’s Oldest Fossil Tree in China Reveals Complex Anatomy Never Seen Before

Vietnamese Farmer Discovers Spectacular 5 million year old Sơn Đoòng Cave

Coptic tombstone unearthed at Sphinxes Avenue in Luxor

Possible Neolithic Standing Stone Menhir Monument Unearthed in Switzerland

6,000 year old Skull in New Guinea May Be Earliest Known Tsunami Victim

The First Temple: Crowning Achievement of King Solomon and Home of Legendary Ark of Covenant

Yellowstone Spawned Twin Super-Eruptions that Altered Global Climate

The “Elephant Pipes” of the Mounds: An Intriguing Historical Controversy
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Re: Major Sci News Blog

Unread postby Lloyd » Sun Nov 05, 2017 8:17 pm


RoboBee is an aerial-to-aquatic robot that weighs just six-thousandths of an ounce (175 milligrams)

The Long Strange History of Flying Saucer Patents

NASA Investigates Use of Medical-Like Tools to Study Solar System Samples

From health to crimefighting, AI has brought us to the threshold of a new era

Robotics principles help wave energy converters better absorb power of ocean waves

Non-queasy VR display technique

Web-based system automatically evaluates proposals from far-flung data scientists

Bird-like robot

Robotic cars

Robot pet dog

Researchers working to mimic giant clams to enhance the production of biofuel

Fluidic transistor ushers the age of liquid computers

Solar greenhouses generate electricity and grow crops at the same time

The world's first flying water taxis coming to Switzerland next year


Hot, rocky exoplanets are the scorched cores of former gas giants

Ancient Hindu Manuscript Reveals Interplanetary Travel and Flight Existed 7,000 years ago

Oldest Recorded Solar Eclipse Helps Date Egyptian Pharaohs

We’ve Finally Narrowed Down The Speed of Gravity And The Numbers Are Insane

Jupiter's X-ray auroras pulse independently

Scientists penetrate mystery of raging black hole beams

Saturn's radiation belts: A stranger to the solar wind

Giant radio galaxy found by Indian astronomers

'Monster' planet discovery challenges formation theory

Next Mars rover will have 23 'eyes'

Kepler data reveals existence of 20 promising exoplanets 'hiding in plain sight'

NASA investigates invisible magnetic bubbles in outer solar system

Neutron star merger

Study of W Hydrae suggests condensed aluminum oxide dust plays key role in accelerating stellar wind

The inner secrets of planets and stars

ALMA discovers cold dust around nearest star

The most ancient spiral galaxy confirmed

Return of the comet: 96P

Computer simulation suggest the presence of a second Sun

Witches, Comets and Planetary Cataclysms

Thunderbolts Project: Big science and the impossibility of gravitational waves (VIDEO)

New Comet Heinze (C/2017 T1)

'Chicxulub impact event produced huge sulfur cloud that plunged world into ice age'

Dust belt discovered around Proxima Centauri

Why are so many fossils of woolly mammoths young males?

Solar Goddess Amaterasu, Divine Ancestor of the Japanese Imperial Family

Archaeological Finds Shed Light on Life in Abu Dhabi 7,000 years ago

Fossil Scimitar Cat with ‘Steak Knife Fangs’ Found in Yukon

Caribbean’s Largest Concentration of Indigenous Pre-Columbian Rock Art

14,000 Year Migration Genetics Study Reshapes Theories of How Humans Populated the Earth

Secret Chamber? Cosmic Rays Reveal Possible Void Inside Great Pyramid

‘Biblical miracle’ was actually the first solar eclipse ever documented, study finds
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Re: Major Sci News Blog

Unread postby Lloyd » Sun Nov 12, 2017 5:53 pm



Ancient construction is a model for earthquake-safe buildings

New home security camera so smart it can identify people [but not dogs or cats?]

Robotic spy among the fish

Fully integrated circuits printed directly onto fabric

Transfer technique produces wearable gallium nitride gas sensors

Robots becoming alarmingly better at human tasks

Scientists engineering implantable microchips to bio-hack the brain

China is building 30 'sponge cities' that aim to soak up floodwater and prevent disaster

World's first 'self-healing' sports car


How Life Began: Missing Link Chemical in First Living Cell Discovered

Physics Has Demoted Mass

Why did the Earth’s ancient oceans disappear?

Ink from ancient Egyptian papyri contains copper

History of art rewritten as archaeologists unearth 3,500-year-old carving of ancient Greek battle

Medieval women shrank in height because of Black Death

Ruins found in Turkish lake may be Iron Age fortification dating back 3,000 years

Fake gravity is essential to avoid brain damage while traveling through space

Latest study says dogs are color blind

Volcanic magma plume under Antarctica may explain ice sheet instability

'Geomagnetic spike' in 1000 BC challenges our understanding of Earth's magnetic field

Study claims cooling in high and mid-latitudes led to aridification in Northern Africa

NASA spots rare 7,000mph 'whirlpool' on sun's surface

Astronomers discover star that exploded [or flared?] multiple times

Extinction of dinosaurs may not have occurred had the asteroid struck in different place [like Mars?]

Scientists hope to clone 500,000 [or 5,000] year old lion cub

Brain cell navigation system decoded

2nd-nearest Star hosts elaborate planetary system

Stars that vary in brightness shine in the oral traditions of Aboriginal Australians

Molecular signals observed in star-forming galaxy

ALMA's image of a red giant star gives a surprising glimpse of the sun's future [NOT]

Seven new giant radio galaxies discovered

Shocking [shockwave] results of galaxy-cluster collisions

Hubble spots expanding light echo around supernova

Dawn explores Ceres' interior evolution

Observations of a comet's first passage through the solar system reveal unexpected secrets

Living With Gods review – 40,000 years of religious art, and this is it?

Ancient Syrian inscription tells of Trojan prince, Sea people

New Aerial Images Show Mysterious Lost City In The Middle Of The Pacific Ocean

European Hunter-Gatherers Interbred With Farmers From the Near East

Chinese Archaeologists Discover Neolithic Cave Dwelling Agrarian Society
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Re: Major Sci News Blog

Unread postby Lloyd » Sun Nov 19, 2017 11:31 pm


New approach uses light instead of robots to assemble electronic components

Ancient Art Inspires Efficient Spacecraft

High-efficiency building bloopers revealed through occupant studies

China maintains reign over world supercomputer rankings

Electric trucks emerging

Toyota bullish on hydrogen

Research suggests vertical axis turbines could increase public support for new wind energy installations

Tesla's all-electric semi truck

'Better than Concorde' Supersonic 1,687mph airliner to 'revolutionise' air travel by 2025

Scientists create ring of plasma in mid air for the first time in history

'World's most dynamic humanoid' can get knocked down and get back up

Hypersonic missile race: China is testing weapons that can reach the US in 14 minutes


Aerial Images May Unlock Enigma of Ancient Stone Structures in Saudi Arabia

Ancient Egyptian tomb resurrected using 3D printer

Scientists Have Engineered Beetles With a Fully Functional Third Eye

Life Can Survive on Mars Far, Far Longer Than We Thought

Next generation astronomical survey to map the entire sky

Cellphone data reveals Hurricane Maria's impact on travel in Puerto Rico

Living samples of planet's oldest life forms found in Australia

New intergalactic explosion could be biggest supernova ever

Russian astronomers show big 'unusual orbit' asteroid 3200 phaeton approaching Earth

Carbon dioxide and climate change

Astronomers discover comet shaped like a giant pink fire-extinguisher

Study claims Don Juan Pond in Antarctica, among the saltiest waters on Earth, is fed from deep below

Discovery of winds blowing off a dying star

Crater in Rajasthan India proven to be caused by a meteorite

The anatomy of a ‘cosmic snake’ reveals the structure of distant galaxies


Astronomers discover radio emission from a symbiotic X-ray binary

Duo of titanic galaxies captured in extreme starbursting merger

Giant ionized gas nebula found by astronomers

Neutron star with strong magnetic field may still launch jets

FIREBIRD II and NASA mission locate whistling space electrons' origins

Pluto's hydrocarbon haze keeps dwarf planet colder than expected

A familiar-looking messenger from another solar system

High-altitude observatory sheds light on origin of excess anti-matter

Solar minimum surprisingly constant

Scientific Evidence Discovered For Event Described In Aboriginal Oral History

Why We Find Solar Observatories and Astronomical Features in Churches

These close-up images from NASA show the largest iceberg to ever split off from Antarctica

No ‘lost tribes’ or aliens: what ancient DNA reveals about American prehistory

A temple for Isis dating back to Ancient Egypt era unearthed

This 8,000-Year-Old Rock Art Is The Earliest Depiction of Domesticated Dogs

How a DNA revolution has decoded the origins of our humanity
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Re: Major Sci News Blog

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Preserving rock art at the touch of a button

'Robo-taxis' hold promise, and perils, for automakers

Energy from electric cars could power our lives if we improve the system

Musk beats deadline for building world's biggest battery

Drones, high-tech camera revamp archaeology

Whatever Happened to 3D Printing? It Found Its Way

Youbionic gives augmented humans a helping hand, or two

Want longer-lasting roads? Just add graphene

Solar supercapacitor creates electricity and hydrogen fuel on the cheap

Why Your Car May Not Be Safe to Drive


Do dark matter and dark energy exist?

Fracking Earthquakes: Government sponsored scientist reveals link and cover up

Definitely not your average asteroid or comet

2017 hurricane season: NASA's mesmerizing new video

Scientists clock the incredible speed of an electron being emitted from an atom

Antarctica forest that thrived long before [or the same time 5000 years ago] dinosaurs

Gamma rays from lightning creates anti-matter

John Ackerman: Sunspots a la Cyclic Catastrophism

Too much artificial light on Earth is disrupting the order of ecological and human life

Mysterious deep-Earth seismic signature explained?

Drilling in Texas leads to uptick in earthquakes

Three-mile-wide Asteroid 3200 Phaethon to skim Earth just before Christmas

'Global Warming' 30 years on: How and why it never came to pass

10 easy ways you can tell for yourself that the Earth is not flat

One of the Oldest and Most Distant Objects in the Universe Has Been Discovered

Moon’s crust underwent resurfacing after forming from magma ocean

Hubble's cosmic search for a missing galactic arm

Space dust may transport life between worlds

Recurring martian streaks: flowing sand, not water?

Uncovering the origins of galaxies' halos

Researchers conduct chemical study of an old, metal-rich globular cluster

Unexpected atmospheric vortex behavior on Saturn's moon Titan

Did David and Solomon’s United Monarchy Exist? Vast Ancient Mining Operation May Hold Answers

3,000-Year-Old Castle Built by Mysterious Civilization Found at The Bottom of a Lake in Turkey

6,000-year-old monument offers a glimpse of Britain’s neolithic Game of Thrones

Megafauna mega-find: the extraordinary discoveries at Diamond Valley Lake

400,000-year-old ‘School of Rock’ Found in Prehistoric Cave in Israel

Ancient DNA Explains How Chickens Got To The Americas

Pharaonic carpentry workshop discovered in Upper Egypt’s Aswan
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Re: Major Sci News Blog

Unread postby Lloyd » Sun Dec 03, 2017 9:48 pm


Keep Your Glasses Crystal Clear With Carbon Technology

Transform Your Smartphone Into a Professional Camera

Protect Yourself With a Personal Safety Alarm

Charge Your Cell Phone In Emergency Situation With Trusty Charge

Inspired by origami, scientists build artificial muscle that lifts 1,000 times its own weight

New 3-D printer is ten times faster than commercial counterparts

Discovery could bring better efficiency to a new class of solar cells

Neutrophil power: White blood cell inspired propulsion using acoustic vibrations and magnetic fields

US fighter jets are getting laser cannons

Tesla activates Australia's 'mega battery' to feed their 'shaky' power grid using unreliable renewable energy

Real-time DNA-authentication a reality


Hundreds of pterosaur eggs help reveal the early life of flying reptiles

Metal asteroid Psyche is all set for an early visit from NASA

Living bacteria 'that had not been there' found on ISS hull, Russian cosmonaut says

'Arrow of time' reversed in quantum experiment

The politics of science: Scientists might not say what the evidence supports

'Megathrust' earthquake and devastating tsunami could hit New Zealand, scientists warn, as hazardous fault awakens

Deepest sea fish known collected from Mariana Trench

'There was no Big Bang' - the universe is cyclical

Satellite data shows no acceleration in global warming for last 23 years

Mass of warm rock is rising beneath New England, seismic study reveals

Nasa successfully fires Voyager 1 backup thrusters after 37 years

Researchers present list of 'pristine' ingredients that make up comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko

'Rocket test' proves worms can thrive in Red Planet soil

10-qubit entanglement superconducting circuit sets a new record

Yellowstone supervolcano threat theory 'demonstrably false' - USGS expert to RT [I agree; the supervolcanoes erupted about 5,000 years ago due to the Shock Dynamics impact]

Project Lyra, a mission to chase down that interstellar asteroid


Astronomers identify dozens of new OB-type stars in the Cygnus OB2 stellar association

Astronomers measure 3-D stellar motion with record-breaking precision

Astronomers discover 21 changing-look active galactic nuclei

Why is massive star formation quenched in galaxy centers?

Giant black hole pair photobombs Andromeda galaxy

German Town Encrusted With Impact Diamonds

Discovery of 7000-year-old Egyptian city could shed light on Nile Valley’s earliest civilisations

Archaeologists find ‘oldest school in the world’ in Israel

Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula reveals a cryptic methane-fueled ecosystem in flooded caves

How Himalayan rivers influenced ancient Indus civilization settlements

How did these giant boulders get here?

Origin of Gold: Was it asteroid impact or some mysterious particle?

Fluffy Four-Winged Creature Resembling a Muppet Is Actually a Dinosaur

Paleolithic Bone Jewelry Tells A Remarkable Story Of Prehistoric People Living 31,000 Years Ago
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