‘Internet Apocalypse’: Severe Solar Storm Could Force World Offline for Weeks, Even Months

[ad_1] A new study warns that a super solar storm, which occurs roughly once a century, could plunge the world into an “internet apocalypse”, keeping large sections of society offline for weeks or months. The Sun constantly bombards Earth with electromagnetic particles. These particles – which make up the solar wind – are usually sent […]

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‘Shark-Toothed’ Dinosaur That Competed With T-Rex Lived in Present Uzbekistan 90 Million Years Ago

[ad_1] A giant dinosaur with ‘shark-like’ teeth in present-day Uzbekistan, during the Cretaceous period, about 90 million years ago, says a new study. The meat-eating dinosaur was 7.5–8 m long and weighed 1,000 kg – which would make it slightly taller than an African elephant and heavier than two fully grown water buffaloes. Researchers were […]

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MIT Researchers Build Powerful Superconducting Magnet That Can Lead to Clean Fusion Energy

[ad_1] A group of physicists from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) recently made a feat that could pave the way for practical carbon-free electricity. It took three years to make this achievement. It is the result of intensive research and design work, the project leaders say. For the first time, researchers have created a […]

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NASA’s Juno Spacecraft Captures Jupiter’s Biggest Moon Ganymede in Spectacular Photos

[ad_1] NASA’s Juno spacecraft has obtained the first images of Jupiter’s largest moon Ganymede, as it flew past the icy moon Monday. Juno is only the second spacecraft flown by Ganymede in two decades. NASA shared two photos on its Instagram handle, which give us a closer and detailed view of the surface of the […]

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Researchers Claim to Have Developed Cost-Effective Method to Extract High-Purity Lithium from Seawater

[ad_1] A team of researchers has developed a new, economically viable system for extracting lithium from seawater while creating freshwater. Demand for lithium – an extremely important element used in batteries that power electric vehicles – has been increasing for some time and its land-based reserves are likely to run out by 2080. But a […]

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MIT Researchers Developing Dynamic, Acrobatic Humanoid That Can Mimic Functions of Human Legs

[ad_1] Not so long ago, bipedal robots that could manage to walk without falling were considered the most advanced in the field of robotics. But an acrobatic humanoid robot that researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) are working on would give them a run for their money (only if it’s possible). The researchers […]

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Richard Branson of Virgin Galactic Could Beat Jeff Bezos of Blue Origin as the First ‘Space Billionaire’ in Space

[ad_1] Amazon founder Jeff Bezos announced earlier this week that he will fly to space on July 20 with his brother Mark Bezos aboard his space company Blue Origin’s New Shepherd vehicle. This was supposed to make senior Bezos the first ‘space billionaire’ to actually go into space. But now it looks like another ‘space […]

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