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Childhood sexual abuse linked to a range of physical and mental health conditions

3 days ago   |   Oxford University

A new review of previous studies into the long-term effects of childhood sexual abuse has suggested that earlier mental health support for victims would reduce the chances of...
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Black hole telescope team shares $3 million Breakthrough Prize

Black hole telescope team shares $3 million Breakthrough Prize

5 days ago   |   Astronomy Now

The first direct image of a black hole at the center of the galaxy M87. The bright doughnut-like ring is formed by light bending around the black hole due to its enormous...
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The paradoxes of Zen Buddhism could help us grasp fundamental physics

8 days ago   |   New Scientist

If you're struggling to understand the mysteries of quantum physics and relativity, you need all the help you can get - even borrowing Buddhist mysticism, shows a new book
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How big is a proton? We may finally have the answer to this puzzle

10 days ago   |   New Scientist

Our measurements of the proton's radius clash with one another, which could be a problem for the laws of physics. But a new test has helped unravel the mystery
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Scientists win millions in the 2020 Breakthrough Prize

10 days ago   |   New Scientist

The Breakthrough Prize rewards work in physics, mathematics, and the life sciences, and it has just awarded almost $20 million to researchers around the world
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Evidence found for volcanic ‘extreme Io' exomoon

Evidence found for volcanic ‘extreme Io' exomoon

12 days ago   |   Astronomy Now

An artist's impression of a hot exomoon, similar to Jupiter's volcanic moon Io, orbiting a gas giant in a short-period orbit. Image: Thibaut Roger/University of...
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Black hole shock: Theories swirl around ‘discovery' of ‘physically impossible' black hole

Black hole shock: Theories swirl around ‘discovery' of ‘physically impossible' black hole

14 days ago   |   Daily Express

BLACK HOLE scientists are animatedly analysing the potential detection of a black hole so huge is mass has hitherto believed to be physically impossible.
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STFC congratulates Professor Ian Munro being made an IOP Honorary Fellow

15 days ago   |   STFC

Professor Ian Munro, one of the pioneers of the Synchrotron Radiation Source at STFC's Daresbury Laboratory in Cheshire has been made an Honorary Fellow by the Institute of...
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Expert reaction to study looking at HRT use and risk of breast cancer

16 days ago   |   Science Media Centre   |   3 articles

Research, published in The Lancet, reports an association between Hormone Replacement Therapy for the treatment of menopause and risk of breast cancer. This Round Up...
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Earth's chemical fingerprint could help identify habitable exoplanets

Earth's chemical fingerprint could help identify habitable exoplanets

17 days ago   |   Astronomy Now

An artist's impression of Earth-like planets. Image: NASA/ESA/G. Bacon Canadian astronomers at McGill University, using satellite data collected over the past decade, have...
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ESO's VISTA captures detailed look at galactic neighbour

ESO's VISTA captures detailed look at galactic neighbour

At just 163,000 light years away, the Large Magellanic Cloud is a glittering landmark in the southern sky, among the Milky Way's closest neighbours and an ideal target for... Read more ...

Black hole shock: Watch Milky Way's central black hole FLARE as it feasts

Black hole shock: Watch Milky Way's central black hole FLARE as it feasts

A BLACK HOLE sitting at our galaxy's core has shocked scientists after suddenly flaring with unexpected and unprecedented intensity, astronomers have announced. Read more ...

Antarctica shock: Scientists discover evidence of ‘human intruders' below ice

Antarctica shock: Scientists discover evidence of ‘human intruders' below ice

ANTARCTICA scientists captured evidence of "human intruders" after breaking the ice around the frozen desert and lowering a camera. Read more ...

Here's what happened in the impact crater the day it did in the dinos

Here's what happened in the impact crater the day it did in the dinos

Enlarge / This is "Liftboat Myrtle," which housed the drilling operation into Chicxulub Crater. (credit: Jackson School of Geosciences, The University of Texas at Austin... Read more ...

Astronomy photography of the year: Royal Observatory reveals best space photos

Astronomy photography of the year: Royal Observatory reveals best space photos

THE Royal Observatory Greenwich's Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2019 winners have been revealed. Read more ...

Asteroid fear: Expert warns of '50 megaton power' of asteroid that just...

Asteroid fear: Expert warns of '50 megaton power' of asteroid that just passed Earth

HUMANITY breathed a sigh of relief today after two massive asteroids skimmed past the planet missing us by a cosmic hair's breadth - but asteroid expert Dr Rebecca Allen warned... Read more ...

NASA news: Spacelab astronaut reveals how space research benefits humanity

NASA news: Spacelab astronaut reveals how space research benefits humanity

NASA has received hundreds billions of dollars from the US federal budget since its inception in the 1950s. Now a Spacelab astronaut has exclusively revealed just a few of... Read more ...

Elon Musk: ‘A very serious danger to the public' - tech giant's dire warning...

Elon Musk: ‘A very serious danger to the public' - tech giant's dire warning revealed

ELON MUSK offered a grave warning over the dangers of Artificial intelligence, claiming they could be more dangerous than nuclear warheads. Read more ...

Black hole: How NASA's emergency warning over ‘cataclysmic event' disturbed...

Black hole: How NASA's emergency warning over ‘cataclysmic event' disturbed scientists

ASTRONOMERS around the world were left scrambling for answers after an emergency warning was triggered over a black hole, a documentary revealed. Read more ...

Marsupial mystery: Ancient Australia was home to 'strange' marsupial megafauna

Marsupial mystery: Ancient Australia was home to 'strange' marsupial megafauna

ANCIENT ancestors to modern-day marsupials with “strange” anatomies have been revealed to the world. Read more ...