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Climate change could make summers hotter and winters milder, finds new research

Climate change could make summers hotter and winters milder, finds new research

Scientists from Princeton University and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predict that global warming generally will make summers hotter and winters milder from Southern California to the northeastern United States to parts of Africa, Asia and Latin America. In a report published Jan. 18 in the journal Climatic Change, the researchers define mild weather as temperatures between 64 ... Read More »

NTU successfully launches Singapore’s first satellite from International Space Station

NTU successfully launches Singapore’s first satellite from International Space Station

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has successfully launched its 7th satellite into space from the International Space Station (ISS). Named the AOBA VELOX-III, it is the first Singapore satellite to be launched from the ISS, a 110-metre habitable human-made satellite that orbits the Earth. NTU’s satellite was delivered to the ISS last month by Japan’s national aerospace agency, the ... Read More »

Eugene Cernan: Last man to walk on Moon, dies aged 82

Eugene Cernan: Last man to walk on Moon, dies aged 82

Astronaut Eugene Cernan, the last man to walk on the Moon, has died aged 82 in Texas, NASA has announced. Eugene “Gene” Cernan, a retired Navy captain, was one of 14 astronauts that NASA chose in October 1963. His cause of death was not immediately known. He piloted the Gemini 9 mission alongside command pilot Tom Stafford, and was the ... Read More »

Humans Arrived in North America around 24000 Years Ago, Says New Research

Research suggests humans arrived in North America 10000 years earlier than past estimates

Scientists have found that humans may have first arrived in America 10,000 years earlier than was originally thought. This has been demonstrated beyond a shadow of a doubt by Ariane Burke, a professor in Université de Montréal’s Department of Anthropology, and her doctoral student Lauriane Bourgeon, with the contribution of Dr. Thomas Higham, Deputy Director of Oxford University’s Radiocarbon Accelerator ... Read More »

British Researchers Tie the Tightest Knot Ever

British Scientists Tie the Tightest Knot Ever

Scientists have managed to bind certain molecules into the tightest of knots ever seen by mankind. University of Manchester researchers have done it once again. They have tied the tightest knot which is indeed quite an accomplishment for science and technology. This experiment will serve as the basis for future materials that have the greatest of durability and tenacity. Read More »

Archaeologists suspect they’ve found Anne Frank’s pendant after excavating infamous Nazi death camp

Archaeologists suspect they've found Anne Frank's pendant after excavating infamous Nazi death camp

A decades-old pendant with potential ties to Anne Frank has been found on the grounds of a former Nazi death camp. Israel’s Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial society say they are looking for the family of a girl who died at Sobibór extermination camp who is the likely owner of a unique pendant that suggests a connection with Anne Frank. Archaeologists ... Read More »

Mysterious ruby sea dragon has been caught on camera for the first time (Video)

Mysterious ruby sea dragon has been caught on camera for the first time (Video)

Ruby seadragon, scientific name Phyllopteryx dewysea, has been captured in video off the coast of Australia. This elusive creature is the cousin of the common seadragon and the leafy seadragon but has no extravagant appendages. Video footage of the ruby seadragon, captured using a remotely operated vehicle with a low-light video camera, shows off its intense red colour and reveals ... Read More »

Planet Nine may be a Rogue Planet; says new research

Planet Nine may be a Rogue Planet, says new research

Researchers are still trying to track down the exact location of the elusive Planet Nine – the hypothesised ninth planet of our Solar System that was proposed by scientists in January last year. But while they’re at it, new research has offered up an explanation for how this huge and mysterious world could have come to orbit our Sun in ... Read More »