Dark matter ‘ghosts’ through galactic smash-ups

Dark matter ‘ghosts’ through galactic smash-ups By Jonathan Webb Science reporter, BBC News By observing multiple collisions between huge clusters of galaxies, scientists have witnessed dark matter coasting straight through the turmoil. Dark matter is the mysterious, invisible stuff that makes up 85% of the matter in the cosmos – … Continue reading

Giant pythons have ‘homing instinct’

Giant pythons have ‘homing instinct’ By James Morgan Science reporter, BBC News Giant Burmese pythons have map and compass senses which help them travel “home” over vast distances, scientists have been surprised to discover. Pythons captured and relocated in Florida’s Everglades – where they are an invasive species – returned … Continue reading

The Secret of Fibonacci Numbers

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    The Secret of Fibonacci Numbers Have you ever heard of the Fibonacci number sequence? They are really spooky, or rather one of those natural mysteries. OK, the Fibonacci sequences looks like this:  0, 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, 34, 55, 89, 144, 233, 377, 610, … Continue reading

Genomes document ancient mass migration to Europe

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Genomes document ancient mass migration to Europe From the BBC DNA analysis has revealed evidence for a massive migration into the heartland of Europe 4,500 years ago. Data from the genomes of 69 ancient individuals suggest that herders moved en masse from the continent’s eastern periphery into Central Europe. These … Continue reading

Bright spotlight on Dawn mission to Ceres

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Bright spotlight on Dawn mission to Ceres By Jonathan Amos BBC Science Correspondent Scientists say they are hugely excited to learn the origin of two bright spots on the surface of Ceres. The US space agency’s Dawn probe is bearing down on the dwarf planet and on Friday will be … Continue reading

Leonard Nimoy, Star Trek’s Mr Spock, dies at 83

    Leonard Nimoy, Star Trek’s Mr Spock, dies at 83 US actor Leonard Nimoy, who played Mr Spock in the cult sci-fi series Star Trek, has died at the age of 83 in Los Angeles, his family has said. His son, Adam, said he died of end-stage chronic obstructive … Continue reading

Shocking or intriguing NASA challenges physics to build faster than light spaceship warp drive

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  Shocking or intriguing NASA challenges physics to build faster than light spaceship warp drive by Vandita from We Are Anonymous anahq.com NASA scientist Harold White has stunned the world with his announcement that he and his team has begun work on the development of a faster-than-light Warp Drive spaceship … Continue reading

Alien star system buzzed the Sun

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    Alien star system buzzed the Sun By Paul Rincon Science editor, BBC News website An alien star passed through our Solar System just 70,000 years ago, astronomers have discovered. No other star is known to have approached this close to us. An international team of researchers says it … Continue reading

Project Blue Book: US Air Force UFO documents revealed

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  Project Blue Book: US Air Force UFO documents revealed By Debbie Siegelbaum BBC News, Chicago Amateur historian John Greenewald has spent nearly two decades requesting declassified information from the US government regarding UFOs. Recently, he posted more than 100,000 pages of documents on the US Air Force’s internal UFO … Continue reading

New Horizons probe eyes Pluto for historic encounter

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By Jonathan Amos Science correspondent, BBC News A Nasa probe is to start photographing the icy world of Pluto, to prepare itself for a historic encounter in July. The New Horizons spacecraft has travelled 5bn km (3bn miles) over nine years to get near the dwarf planet. And with 200m … Continue reading