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Image credit: Endohedral fullerenes could help to produce the most accurate atomic clocks ever, and are the most expensive material ever produced. AVN Photo Lab/Shutterstock

What Is The Most Expensive Material In The World?

If you are asked to name some expensive materials, you would mention of diamond, gold and plutonium. However it is not the case now, for scientists at Oxford University have created a material which is more expensive than all of the finest substances you could afford to purchase. At a [...]

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Divers Film Insane Underwater Earthquake Shaking The Seafloor

Do you happen to experience an underwater earthquake? To most people it seems quite unusual. However, a group of divers in the Philippines were so lucky that they were able to maintain the camera rolling during the course of the current earthquake, measuring 5.6 on the Richter Scale, rocked the [...]

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Crocodile Plays Tug-Of-War With Elephant’s Trunk

You had better not to anthropomorphize animals greatly, because it is unfair to apply our laws and behaviors to them. However, in some cases crocodiles could be such cold-hearted thing. Not long ago when Alexander Makanga was on a riverboat safari near Mvuu Camp, he was lucky enough to capture the [...]

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Derelict buildings built on permafrost in Norilsk, Russia, one of the cities studied. Nordroden/Shutterstock

Siberian Permafrost Cities In Danger Of Collapse In The Next 35 Years

  It is widely accepted that climate change is really happening and also quite dangerous to our life. In some parts of the world, it is becoming unprecedentedly warming and one of such places is the permafrost in Siberia. According to the latest research jointly undertaken by Russia and the [...]

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The Arecibo Telescope, which detected several of the FRBs from the source knowns as FRB 121102.  Dennis van de Water/Shutterstock

More Fast Radio Bursts Have Been Detected From Auriga

If you have interests in capturing a weird fast radio burst, namely FRB, it seems that the best option you should choose is the constellation of Auriga (the charioteer), because 17 FRBs have been detected there from the same source. As they were all released by a single source, it is [...]

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Hubble Snaps Incredible Views Of A Cosmic Microwave Laser

    While we were having delicious food and discussing with friends, Hubble made some of the best possible observations of galaxy IRAS 16399-0937.   Being 370 million light-years far away from the Milky Way, this object is a maser, kind of natural laser, in which the light emission can be [...]

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Dinosaur eggs took a long time to develop, far longer than birds. Jaroslav Moravcik/Shutterstock

Dinosaur Eggs Developed Slowly Like Reptiles, Not Like Birds

It is suggested by the latest evidence that it would take dinosaurs three to six months to develop in the egg, just like modern reptiles rather than birds. The researchers estimate that slow developers were put at the disadvantageous position  when the environment was greatly changed at the end of the Cretaceous [...]

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Brian Cox Explains Why We Haven’t Seen Aliens Yet – And It Isn’t Pretty

There is one of the most curious questions in the field of astronomy that has been existing for a quite long time. It says that if we think there is the high probability of extraterrestrial life living in the endlessly magnificent universe, why up to now, we have got any [...]

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A Star Is On A Collision Course With The Edge Of Our Solar System

According to the latest research released in Astronomy & Astrophysics, In 1.35 million years, a star will come even closer to our Solar System than it was previously estimated.it could potentially send a swarm of comets our way. This star has been named as Gliese 710 and it is nearly half [...]

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Here’s How Much Your Life Expectancy Goes Up If You’re Rich

Although a lot of progress have been made in affordable health care, medical technology, and education, a latest research shows that there does exist a growing disparity in terms of the life expectancy between high-income and low-income people living in the United States. The study done by Brookings Institution demonstrates that poorer people [...]

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