Category: Science

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Astronomers discover six planets locked in an rhythmic motion as they orbit their central star 

Astronomers discover six planets locked in an rhythmic motion as they orbit their central star 

A puzzling line up of six-exoplanets moving in a rhythmic dance as they orbit their star have been discovered in a system 200 light years from Eart [...]
iPhone 12 can interfere with pacemakers, Apple confirms 

iPhone 12 can interfere with pacemakers, Apple confirms 

Apple's flagship smartphone, the iPhone 12, can interfere with pacemakers and other medical devices, the company has quietly confirmed. The firm's [...]
Collapse of famed Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico may be due to a manufacturing error 

Collapse of famed Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico may be due to a manufacturing error 

1963: Arecibo Ionospheric Observatory Commissioned for service on November 1 for $9.7 million.1965: One of its first accomplishments was establishi [...]
Competition among human females likely contributed to concealed ovulation

Competition among human females likely contributed to concealed ovulation

Prehistoric competition among human females contributed to 'concealed ovulation' – a lack of any notable physical clues that a woman is fertile, ex [...]
Collisions between galaxies can leave the black holes at their centres with nothing to feast on

Collisions between galaxies can leave the black holes at their centres with nothing to feast on

A cataclysmic collision between two galaxies could leave the supermassive black hole at the centre of the larger one 'starved of material', astrono [...]
Spending too much time in the sun post-menopause can affect oestrogen levels, study warns

Spending too much time in the sun post-menopause can affect oestrogen levels, study warns

Soaking up the sun is an activity that many of us enjoy at every stage of life, but a new study has warned of the particular dangers of UV exposure [...]
Climate: Earth lost a record 28 TRILLION tonnes of ice between 1994 and 2017

Climate: Earth lost a record 28 TRILLION tonnes of ice between 1994 and 2017

A record-breaking 28 trillion tonnes of ice — enough to cover the whole of the UK in a sheet over 300 feet thick — melted from the face of the Eart [...]
Google opens up its US office facilities as Covid-19 vaccine clinics

Google opens up its US office facilities as Covid-19 vaccine clinics

Google is offering some of its US offices, as well as its car parks and open spaces, as vaccination centres, it has announced. The tech giant has c [...]
'Exquisitely preserved' skull of tube-crested dinosaur found in New Mexico

'Exquisitely preserved' skull of tube-crested dinosaur found in New Mexico

Scientists have found an 'exquisitely preserved' skull of a herbivorous dinosaur species in New Mexico, known for its weird head adornment. The sku [...]
Baby tyrannosaurs were only the size of a Border Collie dog when they took their first steps

Baby tyrannosaurs were only the size of a Border Collie dog when they took their first steps

Baby tyrannosaurs were only the size of a Border Collie dog when they took their first steps, 70 million-year-old jaw bone unearthed i [...]
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