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Re: Major Sci News Blog

Unread post by Lloyd » Sun Feb 12, 2017 9:36 pm

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Electric vehicle market is poised for rapid growth
http://www.vox.com/science-and-health/2 ... oil-market

Scientists Have Turned Cooking Oil Into a Material 200 Times Stronger Than Steel
https://futurism.com/scientists-have-tu ... than-steel

New way to print on paper using light
http://www.sciencealert.com/scientists- ... with-light

“Better Way” to Produce Renewable Hydrogen
https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/pl ... e-hydrogen

New eco-battery that runs on seawater
https://phys.org/news/2017-02-eco-battery-seawater.html

Protecting bulk power systems from hackers
https://phys.org/news/2017-02-bulk-power-hackers.html

Russian scientists developing best ever invisibility cloak
https://www.sott.net/article/342075-Rus ... lity-cloak

Silicon will blow lithium batteries out of the water says Adelaide firm
https://www.sott.net/article/342416-Sil ... laide-firm

Digital contact lens that is blink powered & records video
https://www.sott.net/article/342418-Son ... ords-video


SCIENCE
Closest Earthlike Planet May Get Robot Visitors; Here's How
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017 ... ce-science

Cause of noises made by meteors found
https://www.sott.net/article/341939-Cau ... eors-found

7500-year-old solar event recorded in tree rings
https://www.sott.net/article/341940-750 ... tree-rings

Red dwarf flares jeopardize habitability of planet Proxima b
https://www.sott.net/article/342049-Red ... -Proxima-b

Move over Jupiter: Saturn acts equally as Earth's bodyguard from planetoids
https://www.sott.net/article/342095-Mov ... planetoids

Curiosity rover sharpens paradox of ancient Mars (Update)
https://phys.org/news/2017-02-curiosity ... -mars.html

A bridge of stars connects two dwarf galaxies
https://phys.org/news/2017-02-bridge-st ... axies.html

Planets of red dwarf stars may face oxygen loss in habitable zones
https://phys.org/news/2017-02-nasa-plan ... stars.html

Saturn’s rings could contain millions of ‘moonlets’, new Nasa images reveal
https://www.theguardian.com/science/201 ... al-cassini

Asteroids Are Flying Past Earth More Often Than Usual
https://www.yahoo.com/news/asteroids-fl ... 19228.html

Scientists record breach in magnetic field
http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-38849147

Hidden Flares on Far Side of the Sun Blasting Gamma Rays to Earth Near Speed of Light [Gamma rays are light; why wouldn't they go light speed?]
http://www.dailygalaxy.com/my_weblog/20 ... light.html

Curiosity rover sharpens paradox of ancient Mars [Saturn Theory may solve]
https://phys.org/news/2017-02-curiosity ... -mars.html

Sun’s rotation is slowed down by its own photons
https://www.newscientist.com/article/21 ... wn-photons

What happened to the sun over 7,000 years ago? [Or did it happen to Earth?]
https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases ... 020617.php

Matter-antimatter asymmetry confirmed in baryons
https://arstechnica.com/science/2017/02 ... in-baryons

Baltic hunter-gatherers began farming without influence of migration, ancient DNA suggests
https://phys.org/news/2017-02-baltic-hu ... ation.html

Hundreds of ancient earthworks resembling Stonehenge found in Amazon rainforest
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2017 ... und-amazon

Earth’s water may have originally been formed deep within its mantle, study shows
https://phys.org/news/2017-02-earth-deep-mantle.html

Why Noses Are Missing from Many Egyptian Statues
http://www.ancient-origins.net/artifact ... ues-007493

Cow carved in stone paints picture of Europe’s early human culture
https://www.sciencenews.org/article/cow ... an-culture

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Re: Major Sci News Blog

Unread post by Lloyd » Sun Feb 19, 2017 7:38 pm

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Scientists just found a new way to farm biofuel-producing algae, and it’s 10x faster than before
http://www.digitaltrends.com/cool-tech/ ... ae-biofuel

New engineered material can cool roofs, structures with zero energy consumption
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2 ... 142708.htm

We finally have a computer that can survive the surface of Venus
https://arstechnica.co.uk/gadgets/2017/ ... puter-chip

An Exhaust Pipe Device Turns Vehicle Exhaust Into Printing Ink
http://www.seeker.com/an-exhaust-pipe-d ... 14002.html

Scientists [actually their workers] Drill into Volcano to Harness its Energy
http://www.livescience.com/57833-scient ... nergy.html

You Can Now Pre-Order a Flying Car and Have It Delivered by 2018
https://futurism.com/3-the-first-certif ... -pre-order

This Startup Uses A Particle Accelerator To Make Solar Panels Much, Much Cheaper
https://www.fastcoexist.com/3066337/thi ... ch-cheaper

Technology puts 'touch' into long-distance relationships [This should be revolutionary]
https://phys.org/news/2017-02-technolog ... ships.html

Wireless power transmission safely charges devices anywhere within a room
https://phys.org/news/2017-02-wireless- ... vices.html

Bulletproof origami shield to protect law enforcement [what about us?]
https://phys.org/news/2017-02-bulletpro ... d-law.html

Amazonian Geoglyphs May Be Remnants of a Lost Civilization
http://mysteriousuniverse.org/2017/02/a ... vilization

Luxury Homes and Underfloor Heating Were a Part of Life in the Roman Province of Britannia
http://www.ancient-origins.net/news-his ... ing-021208

The Secret that Enabled Roman Roads to Withstand the Passage of Time
http://www.ancient-origins.net/history/ ... ime-007523


SCIENCE

Beginnings of supernova seen for the first time
https://www.sott.net/article/342533-Beg ... first-time

Huge 1.8 million km2 reservoir of melting carbon under Western United States
https://www.sott.net/article/342562-Sci ... ted-States

Major fault under Ventura CA could cause severe earthquake & tsunami damage
https://www.sott.net/article/342622-New ... -suspected

Earth's magnetic field strength recorded in ancient clay jars
https://www.sott.net/article/342627-Ear ... -clay-jars

Rare Trojan asteroid discovered along the orbit of Uranus
https://www.sott.net/article/342819-Rar ... -of-Uranus

New Zealand may be part of a submerged continent
https://www.sott.net/article/342825-New ... -continent

[EXTREMELY URGENT] The Solar Minimum, Earthquakes and Coming Mini Ice Age - and What to Expect
https://www.sott.net/article/343020-The ... nter-VIDEO

Gene drives: The scientific case for a complete & perpetual ban
https://www.sott.net/article/343040-Gen ... petual-ban

Comet's trip past Earth offers first in a trio of opportunities
https://phys.org/news/2017-02-comet-ear ... ities.html

Researchers determine that planetary collision can form a moon large enough for Kepler to detect
https://phys.org/news/2017-02-planetary ... epler.html

Scientists observe first planet-induced stellar pulsations
https://phys.org/news/2017-02-scientist ... tions.html

Astronomers propose a cell phone search for galactic fast radio bursts
https://phys.org/news/2017-02-astronome ... radio.html

Missing stars in the solar neighbourhood reveal the sun's speed and distance to the centre of the Milky Way galaxy
https://phys.org/news/2017-02-stars-sol ... l-sun.html

NASA-funded website lets public search for new nearby worlds
https://phys.org/news/2017-02-nasa-fund ... orlds.html

Research team finds radial acceleration relation in all common types of galaxies
https://phys.org/news/2017-02-team-radi ... axies.html

Mystery radiation ‘clouds’ may pose risk to air travellers
https://www.newscientist.com/article/21 ... travellers

First nuclear explosion helps test theory of moon’s formation
https://phys.org/news/2017-02-nuclear-e ... ation.html

Mars Was Recently Hit by a Meteorite ‘Shotgun’ Blast
http://www.seeker.com/mars-meteorite-im ... 98212.html

White-Dwarf Pulsar First Ever Discovered –“Electromagnetic Field is One Billion Times More Powerful than Earth’s”
http://www.dailygalaxy.com/my_weblog/20 ... ul-th.html

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Re: Major Sci News Blog

Unread post by Lloyd » Sun Feb 26, 2017 3:51 pm

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Disney develops wireless electricity
https://cosmosmagazine.com/technology/d ... lectricity

Honda wants to charge electric vehicles dynamically for unlimited range on highways - "invisible train tracks for EVs to use and potentially drive continuously by wirelessly charging"
https://electrek.co/2017/02/24/honda-el ... ited-range

Humans Can Now “Print” Genetic Code and Engineer Life
https://futurism.com/humans-can-now-pri ... ineer-life

Sound waves could take a tsunami down a few notches
https://www.sciencenews.org/article/sou ... ew-notches

Creating computers that use 10,000 times less energy
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2 ... 083752.htm

Brussels to Transform Industrial Site Into Vertical Forest
https://futurism.com/european-city-set- ... cal-forest

New method uses heat flow to levitate variety of objects
https://news.uchicago.edu/article/2017/ ... ty-objects


SCIENCE:

Most scientists 'can't replicate studies by their peers'
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-envir ... 78?SThisFB

Asteroid 2017 DG16 to fly by Earth at 0.34 LD - 5th known NEA to flyby Earth within 1 lunar distance since January 8, 2017
https://www.sott.net/article/343448-Ast ... ary-8-2017

Rare nebula, ELAN discovered - No obvious source of power for the light it is emitting
https://www.sott.net/article/343532-Rar ... s-emitting

Silicon dioxide crystals at Earth's core provide insights into energy source of magnetic field [It's probably much denser than SiO2]
https://www.sott.net/article/343614-Sil ... etic-field

An Enormous Exoplanet Is Having a Strange Influence on Its Star
http://gizmodo.com/an-enormous-exoplane ... 1792351275

New delta Scuti: Rare pulsating star 7,000 light years away is 1 of only 7 in Milky Way
https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases ... 021417.php

Planet Nine breakthrough as astronomers find asteroids that may have been victims of a ‘smash and grab’ by mysterious body
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/ ... lanet.html

New Evidence for the Strange Idea that the Universe Is a Hologram
http://nautil.us/blog/new-evidence-for- ... yndication

Greece displays ‘7,000-year-old archaeological enigma’ carved granite
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-38967924

Skull Similarities Suggest Multiple Migrations into South America
http://popular-archaeology.com/issue/wi ... th-america

400 million year old gigantic extinct monster worm discovered in Canadian museum
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2 ... 095643.htm

Thousands of horsemen may have swept into Bronze Age Europe, transforming the local population
http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2017/02/ ... population

Dating the Milky Way's disc
https://phys.org/news/2017-02-dating-milky-disc.html

Surprising dunes on comet Chury
https://phys.org/news/2017-02-dunes-comet-chury.html

Lowest-frequency accreting millisecond X-ray pulsar found
https://phys.org/news/2017-02-lowest-fr ... ulsar.html

New Mars research shows evidence of a complex mantle beneath the Elysium volcanic province
https://phys.org/news/2017-02-mars-evid ... neath.html

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Re: Major Sci News Blog

Unread post by Lloyd » Sun Mar 05, 2017 7:52 pm

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Predicting avalanches with self-driving car technology
https://phys.org/news/2017-02-snowy-dea ... g-car.html

Scientists solve puzzle of turning graphite into diamond
https://phys.org/news/2017-02-scientist ... amond.html

Brain imaging headband measures how our minds align when we communicate
https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases ... 022417.php

Augmented reality lets cars communicate to reduce road rage
https://www.newscientist.com/article/21 ... -road-rage

‘Good vibration’ hand pumps boost Africa’s water security
http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-39077761

Foliage-penetrating ladar technology may improve border surveillance
https://phys.org/news/2017-02-foliage-p ... lance.html

Get ready for robots with human flesh
https://www.sott.net/article/344179-Get ... uman-flesh


SCIENCE:

Musk's SpaceX Will Send Two Private Citizens On A Trip Around The Moon In 2018
http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-02-2 ... -moon-2018

"Peer Reviewed:" Science Losing Credibility As Large Amounts Of Research Shown To Be False
http://wakingscience.com/2017/03/peer-r ... hown-false

Strange life forms found in giant, underground crystals
https://www.sott.net/article/344020-Str ... d-crystals

Fossil trove discovery hints at quick recovery following end-Permian mass extinctions, challenging conventional thinking
https://www.sott.net/article/344033-Fos ... l-thinking

Asteroid 2017 EA flew past Earth at 0.05 LD - 7th, and closest, known NEA to flyby Earth within 1 lunar distance since January 9, 2017
https://www.sott.net/article/344165-Ast ... ary-9-2017

New research on solar storms reveal surprising removal of electrons from large portions of Earth's atmosphere
https://www.sott.net/article/344283-New ... atmosphere

New Comet: C/2017 E1 (Borisov)
https://www.sott.net/article/344366-New ... E1-Borisov

Stars align in test supporting “spooky action at a distance”
http://sts-program.mit.edu/news/mit-new ... -starlight

Friction in the vacuum?
https://phys.org/news/2017-02-friction-vacuum.html

Astronomers propose a cell phone search for galactic fast radio bursts
https://phys.org/news/2017-02-astronome ... radio.html

Mars More Earth-like than moon-like
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2 ... 092548.htm

Crystals at the Earth’s Core Power its Magnetic Field
http://www.universetoday.com/133791/act ... etic-field

The greatest danger asteroids pose to us is not from the impact
https://www.newscientist.com/article/21 ... the-impact

Spontaneous ‘dust traps’: missing link in planet formation
https://phys.org/news/2017-02-spontaneo ... ation.html

Did You Known That Baboons Were Trained in Ancient Egypt to Catch Criminals?
http://www.ancient-origins.net/history/ ... als-007576

Puzzling Stone Age Labyrinth Discovered in Denmark
http://www.ancient-origins.net/news-his ... sed-007595

Mysterious Druid Tunnel Network Mapped in Scotland
http://mysteriousuniverse.org/2017/02/m ... n-scotland

Evidence of Ancient Megalithic Culture in Massachusetts
http://www.ancient-origins.net/ancient- ... ime-007599

Scientists find answer to Ice Age’s Laurentide paradox
http://www.futurity.org/laurentide-ice- ... se-1366092

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Re: Major Sci News Blog

Unread post by Lloyd » Sun Mar 12, 2017 3:03 pm

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Existence of a new quasiparticle demonstrated [with sleight of hand?]
https://phys.org/news/2017-02-quasiparticle.html

Super-fast form of computer that ‘grows as it computes’
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-scientist ... -fast.html

Your Next Teacher Could Be a Robot [Can't be much worse than human teachers]
https://futurism.com/are-robotic-teachers-the-future

AI tools to help prevent suicide
https://www.newscientist.com/article/21 ... nt-suicide

Researchers store computer operating system and short movie on DNA
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-short-movie-dna.html

Storing data on a single atom becoming possible
https://www.sott.net/article/344792-IBM ... g-possible

This house was 3D-printed in just 24 hours
http://mashable.com/2017/03/03/3d-house-24-hours

Reprintable Paper Becomes a Reality
https://www.scientificamerican.com/arti ... -a-reality

A Student Spent $700 to Make His Car Drive Itself
https://futurism.com/for-700-a-student- ... ive-itself

Researchers create a supersolid that is both crystalline and superfluid
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-mattersup ... fluid.html

First images of Hyperloop One 'train of the future'
https://www.sott.net/article/344646-Fir ... e-revealed

SpaceX to fly two tourists around Moon in 2018
http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-39111030


SCIENCE:

P-T mass extinction was due to an ice age [Nope, global flood]
https://www.sott.net/article/344498-Sho ... an-ice-age

Indicators show potatoes can grow on Mars
https://www.sott.net/article/344721-Ind ... ow-on-Mars

Unusual back to back storms engulfing Mars
https://www.sott.net/article/344804-NAS ... lfing-Mars

Saturn's moon Pan looks like lumpy flying saucer in closest-ever photos
https://www.sott.net/article/344823-Sat ... ver-photos

Warped Cygnid meteor showers hit Earth at all angles
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-warped-me ... ngles.html

Some Active Process is Cracking Open These Faults on Mars. But What is it?
http://www.universetoday.com/133918/act ... aults-mars

NASA Considers Magnetic Shield to Help Mars Grow Its Atmosphere
http://www.popularmechanics.com/space/m ... atmosphere

How a mineral found in Martian meteorites may provide clues to ancient abundance of water
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-mineral-m ... cient.html

Rare triplet of high-energy neutrinos detected from an unknown source
https://www.sciencenews.org/blog/scienc ... own-source

Synthetic biology to help colonize Mars
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-synthetic ... -mars.html

Young stars in old star clusters
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-star-clus ... ecart.html

Why the discovery of a bevy of quasars will boost efforts to understand galaxies' origins
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-discovery ... forts.html

DNA clues to why woolly mammoth died out
http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-39142941

Intriguing Burials, Artifacts Unearthed at Ancient Egyptian/Nubian Site
http://voices.nationalgeographic.com/20 ... ubian-site

4,000-year-old structure with mysterious engravings discovered in Galilee
http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/4000-y ... lee-483256

Mysterious Ancient Staircase to Nowhere Found in Cambodia
http://mysteriousuniverse.org/2017/03/m ... n-cambodia

Ancient palace reportedly discovered under shrine destroyed by ISIS
http://www.cbsnews.com/news/ancient-pal ... ed-by-isis

Ancient ‘Atlantis’ alloy recovered from 2,600yo shipwreck
https://www.rt.com/viral/379302-ancient ... -shipwreck

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Re: Major Sci News Blog

Unread post by Lloyd » Sun Mar 19, 2017 1:01 pm

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Meet RAMBO, the Army's new 3D-printed grenade launcher
http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/13/ ... ncher.html

Robot ‘Telepathy’ Could Make Self-Driving Cars Safer
http://www.livescience.com/58147-brain- ... -cars.html

Scientists May Be a Step Closer to Creating Solar-Fueled Vehicles
https://www.scientificamerican.com/arti ... d-vehicles

Chemists create molecular ‘leaf’ that collects and stores solar power without solar panels
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-chemists- ... power.html

Space energy technology restored to make power stations more efficient
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-space-ene ... tions.html

Scientists Want to Build a Super-Fast, Self-Replicating Computer That “Grows as It Computes”
http://www.sciencealert.com/scientists- ... t-computes

Liquid fuel for future computers
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-liquid-fuel-future.html

Wi-fi on rays of light—100 times faster, and never overloaded
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-wi-fi-ray ... oaded.html


SCIENCE:

Long Before Trees Overtook the Land, Earth Was Covered by Giant Mushrooms
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-new ... s-13709647

NASA is Going to Create The Coldest Spot in the Known Universe
https://futurism.com/nasa-is-going-to-c ... n-universe

New Comet: C/2017 E4 (LOVEJOY)
https://www.sott.net/article/345153-New ... E4-LOVEJOY

Russia kicks off high-tech and science week sharing knowledge of experts with students across the country
https://www.sott.net/article/345174-Sti ... he-country

Transposable genetic elements could put evolutionary theory into question
https://www.sott.net/article/345203-Tra ... o-question

Auroras affect sat-nav systems due to unknown mechanism
https://www.sott.net/article/345224-Aur ... -mechanism

NASA's Cassini detects heat of ocean on Saturn moon Enceladus
https://www.sott.net/article/345240-NAS ... -Enceladus

Starquakes reveal star birth surprises: 70% of the red giant stars in clusters strongly aligned
https://www.sott.net/article/345298-Sta ... our-galaxy

Planetary scientists are discovering volcanoes everywhere they look [That's because planets contain electrical double layers, which cause volcanoes, earthquakes etc]
https://www.sott.net/article/345542-Pla ... -they-look

Another giant asteroid is about to brush by Earth [a couple days ago]
https://www.sott.net/article/345567-Ano ... tricks-day

NASA scientists reveal how 'spiders' grow on Mars
https://www.sott.net/article/345570-NAS ... ow-on-Mars

NASA unveils incredible high-def image of layered Martian crater
https://www.sott.net/article/345619-NAS ... ian-crater

Thunderbolts Space News: Another "Impossible" Neutron Star
https://www.sott.net/article/345638-Thu ... utron-Star

Excavation of 14,000[?]-yo mammoth reveals new information on ancient humans
https://www.sott.net/article/345650-Exc ... ent-humans

We might be able to make Mars habitable
http://mashable.com/2017/03/06/making-m ... etic-field

Water-rich history on Mars: New evidence
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2 ... 092714.htm

Within 3 Years, We Could Have Private Space Stations Orbiting the Moon
https://futurism.com/within-3-years-we- ... g-the-moon

Discovery of tiny moon completes the set for worlds past Neptune
https://www.newscientist.com/article/21 ... st-neptune

Prehistoric humans mined metal 12,000[?] years ago
https://uk.news.yahoo.com/prehistoric-h ... 19496.html

DNA scientists claim that Cherokees are from the Middle East
http://theindigenousamerican.com/2017/0 ... iddle-east

The Silk Road Could Be Thousands of Years More Ancient Than We Realised
http://www.sciencealert.com/the-silk-ro ... e-realised

How a toxic debate over the first Americans hobbled science for decades
https://www.hakaimagazine.com/article-l ... -cinq-mars

Evidence of people on Bragg land NC goes back over 14,000[?] years
http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/s ... 73868.html

Aboriginal DNA study reveals 50,000[?]-year story of sacred ties to land
https://www.theguardian.com/australia-n ... es-to-land

Astronomers discover 16 new high-redshift quasars
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-astronome ... asars.html

Meridional wind on Venus was detected for the first time in both hemispheres
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-meridiona ... heres.html

Protostar blazes bright, reshaping its stellar nursery
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-protostar ... ellar.html

Relativistic electrons uncovered with NASA's Van Allen Probes
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-relativis ... a-van.html

Astronomers observe a dying red giant star's final act
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-astronome ... -star.html

Hubble discovery of runaway star yields clues to breakup of multiple-star system
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-hubble-di ... ields.html

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Re: Major Sci News Blog

Unread post by Lloyd » Sun Mar 26, 2017 5:56 pm

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Turning food waste into tires
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-food.html

New Tool to Stop ISIS From Trafficking Artifacts: A Liquid Tracking Device
http://europe.newsweek.com/isis-looting ... uid-571839

Researchers create self-sustaining bacteria-fueled power cell
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-self-sust ... -cell.html

Pacific Hyperloop wants to take you from Seattle to Portland in 15 minutes
https://www.sott.net/article/345802-Pac ... 15-minutes

Counter-drone systems emerge in new aerial frontier
https://www.sott.net/article/345865-Int ... l-frontier

Engineers develop inexpensive bio-friendly material that generates electricity through thermoelectric process involving heat and cold air
https://www.sott.net/article/345888-Eng ... d-cold-air

US Navy test fires futuristic railgun
https://www.sott.net/article/346046-US- ... ic-railgun

Water filter from wood offers portable, eco-friendly purification in emergencies
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-filter-wo ... ation.html

German scientists test 'artificial sun'
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-scientist ... n-lab.html


SCIENCE:

The Sun has been blank for two weeks straight
https://www.sott.net/article/345811-The ... s-straight

Lunar impact event sighted
https://www.sott.net/article/345880-Lun ... nt-sighted

So-called Black holes and super-cooled helium atoms follow same physics law
https://www.sott.net/article/345957-Bla ... hysics-law

Sting operation reveals science's insane fake news problem
https://www.sott.net/article/346106-Sti ... ws-problem

Supersonic plasma jets discovered in Earth's atmosphere
https://www.sott.net/article/346123-Sup ... atmosphere

A monster black hole [or not] has been kicked from its galactic core in a bizarre cosmic collision
https://www.sott.net/article/346188-Rip ... -collision

Purest, most massive brown dwarf discovered by astronomers
https://www.sott.net/article/346201-Pur ... stronomers

Scientists create a self-propelling liquid
https://www.sott.net/article/346211-New ... ing-liquid

New Mars photo shows countless worm-like dunes on red planet
https://www.sott.net/article/346367-New ... red-planet

Weird Asteroid Split in Half and Grew Glowing Dust Tails
http://www.space.com/35934-asteroid-spl ... tails.html

Briny Ice Oozes in Dwarf Planet Ceres’ Ice Volcanoes
http://www.space.com/35942-ceres-briny- ... anoes.html

Machine Walking With Venus’ Wind
http://discovermagazine.com/2017/april- ... venus-wind

Enceladus’ south pole is warm under the frost
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-enceladus ... frost.html

Mars, The Ringed Planet?
http://www.dailygalaxy.com/my_weblog/20 ... s-mys.html

Common Tools or Ancient Advanced Technology? How Did the Egyptians Bore Through Granite?
http://www.ancient-origins.net/artifact ... nopaging=1

Two New Scientific Papers Suggest a Catastrophic Extraterrestrial Impact Event Occurred 12,000 Years Ago
http://www.dailygrail.com/Hidden-Histor ... pact-Event

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Re: Major Sci News Blog

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Photonics breakthough paving the way for improved wireless communication systems
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-photonics ... eless.html

Special glasses give people superhuman colour vision
https://www.newscientist.com/article/21 ... our-vision

Bricklaying robot that builds walls six times faster than a human
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/ ... umans.html

Elon Musk launches Neuralink, a venture to merge the human brain with AI
http://www.theverge.com/2017/3/27/15077 ... ai-cyborgs

Drip-free wine bottle
https://www.brandeis.edu/now/2017/march ... rlman.html

Artificial photosynthesis
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-artificia ... hesis.html

First zero-emissions hydrogen train
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/2 ... ain-coming

Flying taxis coming to Singapore
http://www.businesstimes.com.sg/transpo ... ying-taxis

Dramatic improvement in 3-D printing for home use
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-d-home.html

Turning mammalian cells into complex biocomputers
https://www.sott.net/article/346596-Sci ... ocomputers

Renewable energy has robust future in much of Africa
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-economic- ... frica.html

Japan scientist eyes energy burst from 'typhoon turbine'
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-japan-sci ... phoon.html


SCIENCE:

Physicists prove that it’s impossible to cool an object to absolute zero
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-physicist ... olute.html

UK's top universities producing hundreds of fake research studies
https://www.sott.net/article/346473-UKs ... ch-studies

Causes of space weather: Planetary waves, first found on Earth, discovered on sun
https://www.sott.net/article/346552-Cau ... red-on-sun

Asteroid discovered March 25th came closer to the Earth than the moon
https://www.sott.net/article/346875-Ast ... last-night

Mysterious X-ray flash baffles astronomers
https://www.sott.net/article/346967-Mys ... stronomers

Flecks of Extraterrestrial dust
https://www.sott.net/article/346983-Fle ... r-the-Roof

Urine Could Help Astronauts Grow Food in Space
http://www.livescience.com/58254-growin ... sions.html

Thousands of people could live in space colonies orbiting the Earth in 20 years
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/scien ... 23726.html

Gravitational wave kicks monster black hole out of galactic core [*#%@$]
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-hubble-su ... actic.html

Giant magnetic fields in the universe
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-giant-mag ... verse.html

Asteroid Impacts Spawned Colossal 500-Foot-High Tsunamis in Mars’ Ancient Oceans
http://www.dailygalaxy.com/my_weblog/20 ... ceans.html

Less radiation in inner Van Allen belt than previously believed
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2 ... 092617.htm

Martian Shield Volcano Arsia Mons Was Last Active 50 Million Years Ago hohum
http://www.sci-news.com/space/arsia-mon ... 04718.html

There’s Mysteriously Large Amounts of Methane on Mars
http://nautil.us/blog/theres-mysterious ... yndication

A Nearby Star Could Be Among The Largest Ever
https://www.yahoo.com/news/nearby-star- ... 00198.html

Distant galaxies lack dark matter [so does the universe]
https://www.sciencenews.org/article/dis ... y-suggests

More Unusual Light Curves from Kepler
http://aasnova.org/2017/03/17/more-unus ... rom-kepler

The electric sands of Titan act like clingy packing peanuts
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-electric- ... aturn.html

NuSTAR probes puzzling galaxy merger
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-nustar-pr ... erger.html

Subaru telescope detects shadow of gas cloud in ancient proto-supercluster
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-subaru-te ... cloud.html

Wrong-way asteroid plays 'chicken' with Jupiter
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-wrong-way ... piter.html

Satellite galaxies at edge of Milky Way coexist with dark matter
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-satellite ... exist.html

Expanding super bubble of gas detected around massive black holes in the early universe
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-super-gas ... holes.html

Speeding star gives new clues to breakup of multi-star system
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-star-clue ... -star.html

Search for stellar survivor of a supernova explosion
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-stellar-s ... osion.html

New MAVEN findings reveal how Mars' atmosphere was lost to space
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-maven-rev ... -lost.html

Egyptian ritual images from the Neolithic period
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-egyptian- ... eriod.html

UofSC discovery of widespread platinum may help solve Clovis people mystery
http://www.sc.edu/uofsc/posts/2017/03/u ... _sites.php

Art Relics Shed Light on Mysterious Ancient India Civilization
http://www.ancient-origins.net/ancient- ... ion-007784

Earth’s lost history of planet-altering eruptions revealed
http://www.nature.com/news/earth-s-lost ... ed-1.21630

Explaining a ‘once-in-a-billion-year event’: A perfect storm of fire and ice may have led to snowball Earth
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-once-in-a ... wball.html

After Dino-Killing Asteroid Impact, Life Re-Emerged Quickly
http://www.space.com/36239-dinosaur-kil ... eturn.html

Get Lost in Mega-Tunnels Dug by South American Megafauna
http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/crux/ ... th-america

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Scientists Have Invented a Graphene-Based Sieve That Turns Seawater Into Drinking Water
https://www.airsassociation.org/service ... king-water

The Star Wars Superlaser possible
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-star-wars ... ci-fi.html

Device produces hydrogen peroxide for water purification
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-device-hy ... ation.html

Ridding the oceans of plastics by turning the waste into valuable fuel
https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases ... 030717.php

‘Pooper-scooper’ drone
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/ ... g-poo.html

AI Learns to Read Sentiment Without Being Trained to Do So
https://futurism.com/ai-learns-to-read- ... d-to-do-so

DNA double helix structures crystals for nanomaterials
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2 ... 104732.htm

Fern-inspired electrode could boost solar power by 3000 percent
https://www.sott.net/article/347266-Fer ... 00-percent

Interactive tombstones with video, photo content now available
https://www.sott.net/article/347587-I-T ... -available

New efficiency record for low-cost solar cell
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-efficienc ... -cell.html

Innovative sensor can screen toxic drugs and more
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-sensor-sc ... rials.html


SCIENCE:

Antarctic glacier 'melted JUST as fast LONG before human carbon emissions'
https://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/02/2 ... _emissions

Deranged Dating: Cometary Carbon-14
https://www.sott.net/article/347095-Der ... -Carbon-14

'Disturbances' in Saturn's rings snapped by Cassini
https://www.sott.net/article/347139-Dis ... sini-PHOTO

Interactive graphic reveals the path of every major meteor shower
https://www.sott.net/article/347141-Stu ... eor-shower

3 solar flares in 24hrs
https://www.sott.net/article/347199-3-s ... -eruptions

Amazon CEO selling $1B stock to fund space flights for wealthy travelers
https://www.sott.net/article/347444-Rac ... -travelers

Ancient literature can help predict future solar storms
https://www.sott.net/article/347611-Anc ... lar-storms

Epic star birth captured in stunning images
https://www.sott.net/article/347642-Twi ... ing-images

Japanese scientists plan on using giant undersea drill to reach Earth's mantle
https://www.sott.net/article/347661-Jap ... ths-mantle

Solar Probe Plus Will ‘Touch’ The Sun
http://www.universetoday.com/134803/sol ... -touch-sun

Four Candidates For Planet 9 Located
http://www.universetoday.com/134824/fou ... -9-located

Rogue asteroid orbits the wrong way around the sun
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/ ... y-sun.html

Physicists show ion pairs perform enhanced ‘spooky action’
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-physicist ... ction.html

This Strange Light Particle Behaviour Challenges Our Understanding of Quantum Theory
http://www.sciencealert.com/this-strang ... tum-theory

Ancient Egyptian tomb found containing 3,800-year-old mummy
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/scien ... 56676.html

Extremely Rare Alabaster Statue of Queen Tiye Found in Egyptian Funerary Temple
http://www.ancient-origins.net/news-his ... ple-021300

Egypt finds remains of 3,700-year-old pyramid
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-39484988

Amazing Crystal Weapons Discovered Within 5,000-Year-Old Megalithic Tomb in Spain
http://www.ancient-origins.net/news-his ... omb-021297

Steppe migrant thugs pacified by Stone Age farming women
https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases ... 040217.php

The first people who populated the Americas
http://www.bbc.com/earth/story/20170328 ... e-americas

In Ice Age Indonesia, People Were Making Jewelry and Art
http://www.livescience.com/58516-ice-ag ... -cave.html

Prehistoric cannibalism not just driven by hunger
https://www.theguardian.com/science/201 ... dy-reveals

Researchers Reveal the Pretty Face of a Woman Who Lived 13600 Years Ago
http://www.ancient-origins.net/news-evo ... ago-007853

New DNA research shows true migration route of early farming in Europe 8,000 years ago
http://www.heritagedaily.com/2017/04/ne ... ago/114492

Oldest tooth filling was made by an Ice Age dentist in Italy
https://www.newscientist.com/article/21 ... t-in-italy

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New method for 3-D printing extraterrestrial materials
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-method-d- ... rials.html

Artificial biofilm increases energy production in microbial fuel cells
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-nature-ar ... ction.html

Researchers capture excess photon energy to produce solar fuels
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-capture-e ... solar.html

Pot Breathalyzer Hits the Street
https://www.usnews.com/news/articles/20 ... the-street

How I Made My Own iPhone -in China
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=leFuF-zoVzA

SpaceX to launch VR camera into space, bringing the astronaut experience to all
http://mashable.com/2017/04/15/spacevr-spacex

Tesla and Panasonic Introduce Sleeker Solar Panels
http://www.triplepundit.com/2017/04/tes ... lar-panels

Could Moon Miners Use Railguns to Launch Ore into Space?
http://www.space.com/36442-could-moon-m ... space.html

Üo -innovative 360° scooter that rides on a ball
https://youtu.be/Qrw9il7yZsg

DIY Lego Robot Brings Lab Automation to Students
http://spectrum.ieee.org/the-human-os/b ... o-students

DIY
https://voat.co/v/diy/top?span=month


SCIENCE:

Ancient Village Discovered on Canada's West Coast Predates the Pyramids
http://legalinsurrection.com/2017/04/an ... e-pyramids

A Swelling Volume Of Scientific Papers Now Forecasting Global Cooling In The Coming Decades
http://notrickszone.com/2017/04/10/a-sw ... ng-decades

MAVEN has spotted iron, magnesium and sodium ions high up in Mars' atmosphere
http://www.space.com/36422-metal-mars-a ... maven.html

Physicists Discover an Unexpected Force Acting on Nanoparticles in a Vacuum
http://www.sciencealert.com/physicists- ... n-a-vacuum

Five reasons blog posts are of higher scientific quality than journal articles
https://wattsupwiththat.com/2017/04/15/ ... l-articles

'Great Cold Spot' discovered in Jupiter's atmosphere
https://www.sott.net/article/347863-Gre ... atmosphere

NASA's Hubble sees intense auroras on Uranus
https://www.sott.net/article/347954-NAS ... -on-Uranus

Stars: Electrically connected and externally powered (video)
https://www.sott.net/article/348032-Sta ... ered-video

Saturn's moon Enceladus may support alien life
https://www.sott.net/article/348086-Sat ... alien-life

For first time ever, astronomers image black something using observatories on three continents to form telescope array
https://www.sott.net/article/348099-For ... cope-array

UAE launches space program to boost colonization of Mars by 2021
https://www.sott.net/article/348156-UAE ... rs-by-2021

Asteroid as big as the Rock of Gibraltar to streak past earth on April 19
https://www.sott.net/article/348249-Ast ... n-April-19

Possible joint Russia-US mission to Venus takes shape
https://www.sott.net/article/348308-Pos ... akes-shape

Satellite galaxies at edge of Milky Way coexist with dark electrical matter
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-satellite ... exist.html

Scientists Are Getting Closer to Understanding Where All the Antimatter Has Gone
http://gizmodo.com/scientists-are-getti ... 1794034574

Eruptions on the sun trigger surprising phenomenon near Earth
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2 ... 132043.htm

The Surface of Saturn’s Titan is Electrically Charged
http://www.dailygalaxy.com/my_weblog/20 ... world.html

New Evidence Shows We Might Have Gotten Cosmic Evolution Entirely Wrong
https://futurism.com/new-evidence-shows ... rely-wrong

Is Matter Conscious? Why the central problem in neuroscience is mirrored in physics
[Nothing can exist outside of consciousness]
http://nautil.us/issue/47/consciousness ... -conscious

Astronomers identify purest, most massive brown dwarf
https://phys.org/news/2017-03-astronome ... dwarf.html

Astronomers take a closer look at a young circumbinary disk
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-astronome ... -disk.html

Scientists measure brightness of the universe with NASA's New Horizons spacecraft
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-scientist ... izons.html

Project brings Milky Way's ionized hydrogen into focus
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-milky-ion ... focus.html

Researchers capture first 'image' of a dark matter web that connects galaxies
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-capture-i ... axies.html

Scientists Still Don’t Know Where Did Chief Joseph Get His Mesopotamian Tablet?
https://www.theindigenousamericans.com/ ... ian-tablet

Mimicking an impact on Earth’s early atmosphere yields all 4 RNA bases
https://arstechnica.com/science/2017/04 ... -rna-bases

3,700-year-old pyramid discovered near Cairo was probably already excavated 60 years ago
https://uk.news.yahoo.com/3-700-old-pyr ... 15900.html

Bushmen Painted Earliest Rock Art in Southern Africa 5,000 Years Ago
http://www.livescience.com/58684-bushme ... frica.html

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Re: Major Sci News Blog

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Drones Built Like Squishy Bugs Won't Break When They Crash
http://gizmodo.com/drones-built-like-sq ... 1793156470

This Ball-Balancing Segway Clone Uses Physics to Safely Scoot You Around
http://gizmodo.com/this-ball-balancing- ... 1794331573

Best New Gadgets
http://www.popularmechanics.com/technology/gadgets

World's Blackest Material Now Comes in a Spray Can
http://www.livescience.com/58561-spray- ... erial.html

Hoverboarder Over Atlantic Ocean
http://www.livescience.com/58610-hoverb ... ocean.html

210 Mph! Electric Plane Beats Speed Record
http://www.livescience.com/58624-electr ... ecord.html

Real Flying Car Will Be Available for Preorder This Year
http://www.livescience.com/58663-aeromo ... order.html

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Find info on both new and used cars, car reviews, industry news, auto shows, local car dealerships, glossary of terms, and savvy auto advice
http://Edmunds.com

Scientists have invented a dryer that can dry clothes in half the time without heat
https://finance.yahoo.com/news/scientis ... 00085.html

New infrared-emitting device could allow energy harvesting from waste heat
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-infrared- ... sting.html

Proposal for Trump’s border ‘wall’ that’s actually a $15 billion hyperloop
http://www.businessinsider.com/design-t ... p-2017-4/#

Researchers link robots into surveillance teams
http://www.news.cornell.edu/stories/201 ... ance-teams

Computers Create Recipe for Two New Magnetic Materials
http://pratt.duke.edu/about/news/predicting-magnets

New Window Screens Filter Pollution from Air
https://www.scientificamerican.com/arti ... n-from-air

Scientific advance for cool clothing
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2 ... 170535.htm

By listening to optical ‘noise,’ researchers discover new way to track hidden objects
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-optical-n ... idden.html

Handheld translator
http://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/ ... -indiegogo

Mobile sensing system could give couples the power to anticipate each other's emotional states, adapt behavior
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-mobile-co ... tates.html

Dark secret of AI technology is No one knows how it works
https://www.sott.net/article/348591-The ... w-it-works

'Flying car' nails vertical take-off
https://www.sott.net/article/348784-Fly ... g-test-run


SCIENCE:

Universe's highest electric current found in cosmic jet 2bn light yrs away (Old News)
http://www.sify.com/news/universe-s-hig ... aiesi.html

Physicists Say They’ve Created a Fluid With ‘Negative Mass’; it moves opposite the way it's pushed
http://www.sciencealert.com/physicists- ... ative-mass

"Heavily eroded" Mars mesa landform surrounded by wild-looking sand dunes and a sea of puzzling secondary craters
https://www.sott.net/article/348556-NAS ... rs-surface

Mega-fracking using massive volumes of water triggered earthquake swarms in British Columbia
https://www.sott.net/article/348662-Stu ... h-Columbia

Rare type Ia supernova
https://www.sott.net/article/348728-Rar ... -cosmology

Dramatic landslides on Ceres
https://www.sott.net/article/348744-Dra ... arf-planet

Earth [shadow-side] from a billion miles away
https://www.sott.net/article/348794-Ear ... zing-image

New atmospheric phenomenon discovered by SWARM satellites
https://www.sott.net/article/348847-New ... satellites

Sun’s[?] UV Light Helped Spark Life
http://www.space.com/36401-suns-uv-ligh ... -life.html

First ‘image’ of a dark matter web that connects galaxies
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2 ... 091230.htm

When the Sun Turns Off the Lights
http://discovermagazine.com/2017/may-20 ... hts-go-out

Saturn’s Bizarre ‘UFO Moons’
http://www.dailygalaxy.com/my_weblog/20 ... dest-.html

Mysterious ‘Sterile’ Neutrinos May Not Exist
http://www.livescience.com/58673-steril ... ishes.html

There’s still a lot we don’t know about the proton
https://www.sciencenews.org/article/the ... -%20proton

Forget About Terraforming Mars. Here’s Why
https://www.seeker.com/space/planets/fo ... -heres-why

‘Gibraltar-sized’ space rock passes Earth
http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-39642995

Supermassive black hole thingies found in two tiny galaxies
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-supermass ... axies.html

First clear image made of accretion disk surrounding young star
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-image-acc ... -star.html

New look at 2004's martian hole-in-one site
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-martian-h ... -site.html

Bushmen Painted Earliest Rock Art in Southern Africa 5,000 Years Ago
http://www.livescience.com/58684-bushme ... frica.html

The terrifying tsunami that devastated Britain 8,000 years ago
http://www.bbc.com/earth/story/20160323 ... ed-britain

For two billion years Earth was very different: oxygen was scarce, microbial life ruled, and the sun was much dimmer [as Saturn?]
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-iron-curt ... early.html

Megafaunal extinctions driven by too much moisture
http://popular-archaeology.com/issue/sp ... h-moisture

Archaeologists Discover 38,000-Year-Old Animal Art
https://uk.news.yahoo.com/archaeologist ... 59757.html

Mummies discovered in ancient tomb near Egypt’s Luxor
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-archaeolo ... luxor.html

World’s largest collection of rock art at risk
https://www.theguardian.com/australia-n ... ators-told

Ancient stone carvings confirm how comet struck Earth in 10,950BC, sparking the rise of civilisations
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2017 ... 0bc-wiping

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Rechargeable batteries made from recycled glass bottles store four times more energy than traditional ones
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/ ... eries.html

Researchers Produce High-Quality Ink from Air Pollution
https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/pl ... -pollution

Cheaper, longer-lasting roads made with recycled plastic
http://inhabitat.com/uk-tests-cheaper-l ... ed-plastic

Researchers invent process to make sustainable rubber, plastics
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-sustainab ... stics.html

Solar cell design with over 50% energy-conversion efficiency
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-solar-cel ... iency.html

British inventor takes flight in 'Iron Man' suit
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-british-i ... -iron.html

Robotic dog
https://www.sott.net/article/349365-Age ... r-packages

'Cassini' captures 'closest look ever' at Saturn
https://www.sott.net/article/349366-Cas ... new-photos

US Marines test 'HyperSub,' machine-gun toting robots and more
https://www.sott.net/article/349449-Fut ... s-and-more

Waymo trials free self-driving taxi service in Phoenix
https://arstechnica.com/cars/2017/04/wa ... in-phoenix

3D-printed titanium parts could save Boeing up to $3 million per plane
https://www.theverge.com/2017/4/11/1525 ... mliner-787


SCIENCE:

New study claims Göbleki Tepe may have been used to record meteor impacts, including Younger Dryas Event in 10890 BC
http://mysteriousuniverse.org/2017/04/m ... ilizations

32,000[more like 4,000]-Year-Old Plant Brought Back to Life—Oldest Yet
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news ... ts-science

US Temperature Data Tampering – Worse Than It Seems
https://realclimatescience.com/2017/04/ ... n-it-seems

Radiocarbon dating gets a postmodern makeover
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-radiocarb ... eover.html

Revolutionary method reveals impact of short circuits on battery safety
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-revolutio ... short.html

How Little Ice Age displaced the tropical rain belt
https://www.sott.net/article/349128-How ... -rain-belt

New interactive WA map shows the world hidden beneath the surface
https://www.sott.net/article/349199-New ... -your-feet

A caterpillar that eats plastic
https://www.sott.net/article/349219-Nat ... ts-plastic

DNA left in cave soils can reveal ancient human occupants
https://www.sott.net/article/349454-No- ... -occupants

Unprecedented rise in noctilucent clouds, caused by meteor dust
https://www.sott.net/article/349598-Sat ... eteor-dust

Ancient stone pillars offer clues of comet strike that changed human history
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-ancient-s ... comet.html

Cassini, Voyager missions suggest new picture of Sun's interaction with galaxy
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-cassini-v ... e-sun.html

Astronomers detect dozens of new quasars and galaxies
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-astronome ... axies.html

'Rejuvenating' pulsar in a neighboring galaxy
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-astrophys ... alaxy.html

'Ageless' silicon throughout Milky Way may indicate a well-mixed galaxy
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-ageless-s ... alaxy.html

Sun's eruptions might all have same trigger
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-sun-erupt ... igger.html

First measurements of small-scale ripples in primeval hydrogen gas using rare double quasars
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-astronome ... rogen.html

Iranian Sandstorm Uncovers Ancient Lost City maybe from 4,000BC
http://mysteriousuniverse.org/2017/04/i ... -lost-city

Ötzi the Iceman froze to death
https://www.sciencenews.org/article/otz ... roze-death

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New chip under development at UTSA extends battery life of electronics
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-chip-utsa ... onics.html

Smart machines to recover lost memories
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-ted-smart ... -lost.html

Closer to a “Hydrogen Economy”
https://www.scientificamerican.com/arti ... en-economy

A robot that picks apples
https://phys.org/news/2017-04-robot-apples-humans.html

Researchers find more efficient way to make oil from dead trees
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-efficient ... trees.html

'Smart' denim promises touchscreen tech clothes
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-smart-den ... -tech.html

First test flight of stratospheric solar plane
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-swiss-sol ... -aims.html

Shape-changing fog screen invented
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-shape-cha ... creen.html

First-ever 'moon' bricks for 3D printed lunar colony
https://www.sott.net/article/350129-Fir ... tep-closer

Microsoft to progress beyond mobile to mixed reality future where smartphones are dead
https://www.sott.net/article/350181-Mic ... ready-dead

Newest secret US spacecraft returns to Earth
https://www.sott.net/article/350329-New ... s-in-orbit


SCIENCE:

Data Analyses Show Rapid Global Surface Cooling, Growing Arctic Ice Thickness
http://notrickszone.com/2017/05/06/data ... kRk6.dpbsi

Torching the Modern-Day Library of Alexandria
https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/ ... oks/523320

China to launch own encyclopaedia to rival Wikipedia
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-china-enc ... pedia.html

Could there be remnants of ancient civilizations in our solar system?
https://www.sott.net/article/349850-Cou ... lar-system

Scientists find vast wave of hot gas rolling through the Perseus galaxy cluster
https://www.sott.net/article/349853-Sci ... xy-cluster

Cassini captures eerie noise between Saturn's rings
https://www.sott.net/article/349971-NAS ... urns-rings

'Cassini' captures Saturn 'movie' in first Grand Finale dive
https://www.sott.net/article/350020-Cas ... inale-dive

Scientists measure the mysterious force that makes crystals align
https://www.sott.net/article/350059-New ... tals-align

New study suggests meteor showers sparked volcanic eruptions
https://www.sott.net/article/350075-New ... -eruptions

Stunning Mars 360 video captures mountains, craters and 'beaches' on Red Planet
https://www.sott.net/article/350100-Stu ... Red-Planet

Huge impact crater discovered near the Falklands Islands
https://www.sott.net/article/350255-Hug ... ds-Islands

Alarming decrease in oceans' dissolved oxygen level
https://www.sott.net/article/350280-Stu ... ygen-level

Massive void in space where no cosmic microwave background radiation is found
http://mysteriousuniverse.org/2017/05/m ... se-is-real

‘Dragonfly’ Drone Could Explore Saturn Moon Titan
http://www.space.com/36598-dragonfly-qu ... lorer.html

Microbe Colonies That Grow in Space
http://www.sciencealert.com/astronauts- ... s-in-space

Shocked gas in galaxy collisions
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-gas-galax ... sions.html

Astrophysicists discover a star polluted by calcium
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-astrophys ... lcium.html

VISTA peeks through the Small Magellanic Cloud's dusty veil
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-vista-pee ... cloud.html

Can the 35,600-[sic]-year-old Art of Altamira Cave be both Witnessed and Preserved?
http://www.ancient-origins.net/ancient- ... ira-021354

Mastodon Bone Findings Could Upend Our Understanding of Human History
http://www.nbcnews.com/science/science- ... ry-n751406

The Origins of an Ancient Fairy Tale
http://discovermagazine.com/2017/may-2017/story-time

Egypt: 4,000-year-old funerary garden at tomb entrance
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2 ... 093225.htm

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Vector successfully launches its micro-satellite with a 3D-printed part
https://www.theverge.com/2017/5/4/15543 ... d-printing

Made In Space reveals the Archinaut, a robot-operated factory in the sky
https://techcrunch.com/2017/05/05/made- ... in-the-sky

China’s Surprising Solutions to Clear Killer Air
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017 ... t-tangshan

New technology generates power from polluted air
https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases ... 050517.php

Every Single Car Sold In India Will Be Electric By 2030
https://futurism.com/every-single-car-s ... ic-by-2030

Holographic analysis of Wi-Fi data generates 3-D images of the vicinity
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2 ... 110559.htm

Technology that claims to spot criminals Before they act
https://www.sott.net/article/350677-Emo ... e-they-act

Scientists discover massive landforms under Antarctic ice sheet
https://www.sott.net/article/350690-Sci ... -ice-sheet

Proximity of supernovas may cause mass extinctions
https://www.sott.net/article/350777-Pro ... xtinctions

Russian system able to pinpoint the location of enemy artillery less than five seconds after firing
https://www.sott.net/article/350969-Rus ... conds-flat

Physical keyboards make virtual reality typing easier
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-physical- ... asier.html

Researchers create touchpads with a can of spray paint
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-touchpads.html

Installing solar to combat national security risks in the power grid
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-solar-com ... -grid.html

Dutch open 'world's largest offshore' wind farm
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-dutch-wor ... -farm.html

Experiments show that a few self-driving cars can dramatically improve traffic flow
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-self-driv ... affic.html


SCIENCE:

CERN points giant magnet at the Sun to look for dark matter particles
https://arstechnica.com/science/2017/05 ... -particles

Museums are turning to virtual reality, apps, and interactive experiences
https://www.theverge.com/2017/5/6/15563 ... technology

NASA footage captures sun shooting giant strands of plasma (VIDEO)
https://www.sott.net/article/350526-NAS ... asma-VIDEO

What lightning does to rock quantified
https://www.sott.net/article/350550-Wha ... quantified

Death by asteroid may come in unexpected ways - from gusting winds and shock waves
https://www.sott.net/article/350616-Dea ... hock-waves

Mathematics does not rule out 2 dimensions of time
https://www.sott.net/article/350656-Mat ... ns-of-time

GOES-16 weather satellite captures lightning activity across U.S.
https://www.sott.net/article/350660-GOE ... -across-US

Stephen Hawking among 33 scientists on offensive against critics of popular universe origin inflation theory
https://www.sott.net/article/350886-Ste ... ion-theory

Ancient Mars impacts created tornado-like winds that scoured surface
https://www.sott.net/article/350925-Anc ... ed-surface

Physicists have ability to control charged molecules with quantum logic
https://www.sott.net/article/350930-Phy ... ntum-logic

'Feathery' gas clouds swirl over Saturn's moon Titan
https://www.sott.net/article/350965-Fea ... moon-Titan

Scientists say dinosaurs would've survived if the asteroid struck just seconds later
https://www.sott.net/article/350975-Sci ... onds-later
(Actually, large dinosaurs would have died anyway, because Earth lost atmosphere from the impacts that made large animals partly buoyant. See e.g. Ted Holden's data.)

New research finds mega-quakes can cause Earth's crust to rip open and snap shut
https://www.sott.net/article/351028-New ... -snap-shut

Melting moons could support liveable atmospheres for aeons
https://www.newscientist.com/article/21 ... -for-aeons

Sun’s eruptions might all have same trigger
https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases ... 042517.php

Oxygen on comet 67P might not be ancient after all
https://www.sciencenews.org/article/oxy ... -after-all

Does Jupiter Have a Solid Core?
https://www.universetoday.com/14470/doe ... solid-core

Galactic winds slow new star formation
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-galactic- ... ation.html

When a brown dwarf is actually a planetary mass object
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-brown-dwa ... -mass.html

'Planetary stethoscope' could determine what lies in Europa's global ocean
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-planetary ... lobal.html

Waves of lava seen in Io's largest volcanic crater
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-lava-io-l ... rater.html

Scientists investigate debris disk in a nearby planetary system
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-scientist ... etary.html

Latest fast radio burst adds to mystery of their source
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-latest-fa ... ource.html

Mapping the magnetic bridge between our nearest galactic neighbours
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-magnetic- ... bours.html

Earth was barren, flat and almost entirely under water 4.4 billion years ago
https://phys.org/news/2017-05-earth-bar ... years.html

How the Bantu people surged across two-thirds of Africa
https://arstechnica.com/science/2017/05 ... -of-africa

The Lost Iberian Civilization of Los Millares: Was Copper the Secret of its Success?
http://www.ancient-origins.net/ancient- ... ess-008011

Ancient Babylonian Tablet Provides Compelling Evidence that the Tower of Babel did Exist
http://www.ancient-origins.net/news-his ... did-021378

Tomb Drawing Shows Mongoose on a Leash, Puzzling Archaeologists
http://www.livescience.com/59022-egypt- ... awing.html

17,000-Year-Old Sacred Site – Believed to be Gateway to the Underworld – Is Vandalized
http://www.ancient-origins.net/news-his ... zed-008054

Dragon and griffin megaliths ‘dating back 12,000 years to end of Ice Age, or earlier’
http://siberiantimes.com/other/others/f ... or-earlier

Egypt ‘uncovers burial chamber of pharaoh’s daughter’
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-39882254

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