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Solar flare: Astronomers stunned by tiny star erupting 10 times more energy than the Sun

Solar flare: Astronomers stunned by tiny star erupting 10 times more energy than the Sun

1 day ago   |   Daily Express

A SOLAR flare 10 times more powerful than anything the Sun has ever released was caught coming from an unusually small star, astronomers have announced.
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BioCharger's Claims Are Too Silly to Take Seriously

1 day ago   |   Science-Based Medicine

The BioCharger is a subtle energy device based on fantasy, not science. At $15,000, pretty expensive for a placebo.
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Tempest: Rolls Royce working on kinetic generators to power directed energy weapon

Tempest: Rolls Royce working on kinetic generators to power directed energy weapon

2 days ago   |   Daily Express

TEMPEST, the state-of-the-art fighter which the RAF hopes to be able to deploy by 2035, will benefit from revolutionary kinetic generators capable of power directed energy weapons.
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Expert reaction to confirmation of Amanda Solloway MP as Science Minister

3 days ago   |   Science Media Centre

Amanda Solloway, MP for Derby North, has been confirmed as the new Science Minster by a BEIS and UKRI press release . Prof Martin Rees, Astronomer Royal, Fellow of Trinity...
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Energy 2.0: New green technology generates electricity 'out of thin air'

Energy 2.0: New green technology generates electricity 'out of thin air'

4 days ago   |   Daily Express

AN energy revolution has almost arrived, following the development of a device capable of creating clean electricity from water, it has been announced.
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Science dishes out an answer on the old handwashing vs. dishwasher debate

4 days ago   |   Grist

In my family of origin, there's a parent who prefers to put all the dishes in the dishwasher and a parent who prefers to do everything by hand. (It just so happens that the...
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Space weather: Blasts of energy from the Sun threaten tech BLACKOUTS on Earth

Space weather: Blasts of energy from the Sun threaten tech BLACKOUTS on Earth

8 days ago   |   Daily Express

SPACE WEATHER effects triggered by outbursts of charged particles from the Sun threaten blackouts and satellite disruptions, a prominent geophysicist has told Express.co.uk.
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Exploring the start of the universe - Science Weekly podcast

8 days ago   |   The Guardian

What happened at the dawn of the universe, just trillionths of a second after the start of the big bang, remains a mystery. Revisiting these moments in his new book, At the...
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Alien news: Deep space signals COULD come be extraterrestrials - Harvard expert claims

Alien news: Deep space signals COULD come be extraterrestrials - Harvard expert claims

9 days ago   |   Daily Express

BURSTS of powerful energy originating from across the Universe could be an advanced alien civilisation trying to send us a message, one expert has claimed.
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Japanese companies agree to buy Spaceflight rideshare launch broker

Japanese companies agree to buy Spaceflight rideshare launch broker

9 days ago   |   Spaceflight Now

Artist's concept of a “Sherpa” multi-satellite adapter structure in orbit. Credit: Spaceflight Spaceflight Industries said this week it is selling its rideshare launch business...
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Coronavirus UK: Pathogen may be ‘Disease X' World Health Organization warned...

Coronavirus UK: Pathogen may be ‘Disease X' World Health Organization warned about

CORONAVIRUS cases have now hit 78,000, leading the head of the World Health Organization to announce the window of opportunity to contain the virus was "narrowing". So is... Read more ...

Asteroid alert: MIT researchers create doomsday device to simulate asteroid...

Asteroid alert: MIT researchers create doomsday device to simulate asteroid scenarios

ASTEROIDS will inevitably end drifting into a collision course with Earth. A team of scientists at MIT have now created a computer to help plan for the next catastrophic... Read more ...

InSight lander will try robotic elbow grease to help stalled heat probe

InSight lander will try robotic elbow grease to help stalled heat probe

A camera on the InSight lander shows the “mole” instrument trying to hammer its way below the surface of Mars with help from the spacecraft's robot arm “pinning” it from one... Read more ...

DARPA 'Glide Breaker': Hypersonic interceptor developed to blast missiles...

DARPA 'Glide Breaker': Hypersonic interceptor developed to blast missiles out of the sky

DARPA is working with Aerojet Rocketdyne to develop a "hypersonic defense interceptor" dubbed Glide Breaker, it has been announced. Read more ...

Asteroid shock: Space rock impacts 'can HELP the environment'

Asteroid shock: Space rock impacts 'can HELP the environment'

ASTEROID impacts are commonly associated with apocalyptic events. But a landmark new study suggests space rock strikes can actually enrich the environment. Read more ...

Asteroid danger: Is the UK prepared for an incoming asteroid? 'No' says...

Asteroid danger: Is the UK prepared for an incoming asteroid? 'No' says asteroid hunter

ASTEROIDS pose a genuine threat to the planet's safety and the UK is not prepared to deal with any incoming threats, Britain's leading asteroid hunter has told Express.co.uk. Read more ...

Isaac Newton shock: 'Real cause' of Noah's flood calculated by scientist 400...

Isaac Newton shock: 'Real cause' of Noah's flood calculated by scientist 400 years ago

SIR ISAAC NEWTON not only believed that Noah's great flood was real, but he also had a theory on exactly how it happened, unearthed reports show. Read more ...

February 2020 issue of IJFST published online

February 2020 issue of IJFST published online

The February 2020 issue of the International Journal of Food Science & Technology has been published online and is freely available to IFST members . Research from this issue... Read more ...

City of Chandler and Clarivate Analytics Announce New Center of Excellence

City of Chandler and Clarivate Analytics Announce New Center of Excellence

Stephanie Romero City of Chandler, Public Information Officer 480-782-2231 work | 602-412-7228 cell CHANDLER, Ariz. February 21, 2020 - The City of Chandler today announced... Read more ...

Pollinators in Winter: Go native or not?

Pollinators in Winter: Go native or not?

One of the big questions raised in the analysis of New Year Plant Hunt results by Kevin Walker, BSBI Head of Science, is around what the impacts of changes in flowering times... Read more ...