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Capital and Ideology by Thomas Piketty review - if inequality is illegitimate, why not reduce it?

15 hours ago   |   The Guardian

The celebrated French economist is back with an ambitious and optimistic work of social science, which argues that inequality always relies on ideology It is a journalistic...
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Why our understanding of concussion has been completely wrong

1 day ago   |   New Scientist

Concussion is often portrayed as "seeing stars", which people quickly recover from. But we are now beginning to understand that the condition is far more serious, says...
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An exoplanet is generating radio waves from its red dwarf sun

2 days ago   |   New Scientist

For the first time, astronomers have spotted an exoplanet by detecting radio waves generated by interactions with its parent star
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Two Years of Nonthermal Emission from the Binary Neutron Star Merger GW170817: Rapid Fading of the Jet Afterglow and First Constraints on the Kilonova Fastest Ejecta

3 days ago   |   Harvard   |   2 articles

A. Hajela, R. Margutti, K. D. Alexander, A. Kathirgamaraju, A. Baldeschi, C. Guidorzi, D. Giannios, W. Fong, Y. Wu, A. MacFadyen, A. Paggi, E. Berger, P. K. Blanchard, R...
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Star Betelgeuse supernova: ESO reveals changing surface of strange star

Star Betelgeuse supernova: ESO reveals changing surface of strange star

4 days ago   |   Daily Express

BETELGEUSE - the star which could be about to supernova - has revealed itself top astronomers who have offered the first glimpse of its surface.
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ESO's Very Large Telescope shows dramatic dimming of Betelgeuse

ESO's Very Large Telescope shows dramatic dimming of Betelgeuse

5 days ago   |   Astronomy Now

Betelgeuse, as imaged by ESO's Very Large Telescope and SPHERE instrument last December, providing clear evidence the famiiar star is undergoing dramatic changes in brightness...
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NASA releases first photo of SPACE PEANUT 1bn miles beyond Pluto

NASA releases first photo of SPACE PEANUT 1bn miles beyond Pluto

5 days ago   |   Daily Express

THE FIRST image of a so-called space peanut has been released by star-gazers following news the phenomenon had become the most distant world ever visited from Earth - located...
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STAT Plus: Up and down the ladder: The latest comings and goings

5 days ago   |   STAT

Hired someone new and exciting? Promoted a rising star? Finally solved that hard-to-fill spot? Share the news with us, and we'll share it with others. That's right. Send us...
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Asteroid alert: The Sun will OBLITERATE the asteroid belt - study

Asteroid alert: The Sun will OBLITERATE the asteroid belt - study

6 days ago   |   Daily Express

THE Sun will obliterate the asteroid belt and turn space rocks to dust when our host star finally reaches the end of its life, researchers have stated.
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Revealing the galaxy-halo connection in IllustrisTNG

6 days ago   |   Harvard

Sownak Bose, Daniel J. Eisenstein, Lars Hernquist, Annalisa Pillepich, Dylan Nelson, Federico Marinacci, Volker Springel, and Mark Vogelsberger. 2019. “ Revealing the...
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Archeology shock: Ancient wall made of human bones and skulls discovered in...

Archeology shock: Ancient wall made of human bones and skulls discovered in Belgium

ARCHEOLOGISTS have discovered the disturbing remains of a wall made entirely of human remains at a Belgian cathedral. Read more ...

SpaceX delivers more Starlink satellites to orbit, booster misses drone ship...

SpaceX delivers more Starlink satellites to orbit, booster misses drone ship landing

A Falcon 9 rocket lifted off at 10:05:55 a.m. EST Monday with 60 more SpaceX Starlink satellites. Credit: SpaceX Sixty more satellites for SpaceX's Starlink broadband network... Read more ...

High-Skilled Migration to the United States and its Economic Consequences

High-Skilled Migration to the United States and its Economic Consequences

2018. High-Skilled Migration to the United States and its Economic Consequences. University of Chicago Press and the NBER. Read more ...

Asteroid news: MIT unveils plan to deflect a 'planet-killer' asteroid before...

Asteroid news: MIT unveils plan to deflect a 'planet-killer' asteroid before it hits Earth

AN ASTEROID threatening to end all life on Earth can be deflected if given ample warning time, MIT scientists have announced. Read more ...

Breaking Enigma: A story of European co-operation

Breaking Enigma: A story of European co-operation

This exceptionally complete example of the Enigma M1070 machine was used to secure German naval communications in the Second World War. It was captured, along with its log... Read more ...

Coronavirus ‘spreading as hospitals using DONKEY SKIN to treat disease' - claim

Coronavirus ‘spreading as hospitals using DONKEY SKIN to treat disease' - claim

THE rapid spread of coronavirus could be exacerbated as some hospitals are using traditional medicines made out of donkey skin to treat the disease, one expert has claimed. Read more ...

See the crescent Moon meet Venus at dusk, 26-28 February

See the crescent Moon meet Venus at dusk, 26-28 February

For three evenings from 26-28 February 2020, observers in Western Europe including the British Isles can watch the waxing crescent Moon's changing configuration with Venus. The... Read more ...

NASA stunned as Juno craft discovers how much water is in Jupiter's atmosphere

NASA stunned as Juno craft discovers how much water is in Jupiter's atmosphere

NASA has revealed the percentage of water that makes up Jupiter's atmosphere - a planet which was once thought to be as dry as the Sun. Read more ...

Only a percentage of the population can make this sound in their ear. Can you?

Only a percentage of the population can make this sound in their ear. Can you?

Ear rumblers unite Remember that strange phenomenon where a bunch of women found out they all had the same freckle on their arm ? There's a new kid on the block when it comes... Read more ...

Tempest TELEPATHY: Groundbreaking tech will allow fighter jet to read...

Tempest TELEPATHY: Groundbreaking tech will allow fighter jet to read pilots' minds

GROUNDBREAKING technology being developed for the Tempest Fighter Jet will enable pilots to communicate with the futuristic aircraft telepathically, it has been revealed. Read more ...