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

Mystery Mars haze baffles scientists

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    Mystery Mars haze baffles scientists By Rebecca Morelle Science Correspondent, BBC News A mysterious haze high above Mars has left scientists scratching their heads. The vast plume was initially spotted by amateur astronomers in 2012, and appeared twice before vanishing. Scientists have now analysed the images and say … Continue reading

Brazil Amazon: Drone to scan for ancient Amazonia

Brazil Amazon: Drone to scan for ancient Amazonia By Jonathan Amos BBC Science Correspondent, San Jose Scientists are to scan the Amazon forest in Brazil to look for evidence of occupation by ancient civilisations. A drone will be sent up with a laser instrument to peer through the canopy for … Continue reading

Meteorite is ‘hard drive’ from space

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Meteorite is ‘hard drive’ from space By Simon Redfern BBC Science writer Researchers have decoded ancient recordings from fragments of an asteroid dating back billions of years to the start of the Solar System. They found tiny “space magnets” in meteorites which retain a memory of the birth and death … Continue reading