Monday , 21 August 2017

Science

Chinese Electric Company Uses Flame-Throwing Drones to Clean Power Lines

A Chinese power company has found an interesting and certainly awesome-looking use for drones: a flamethrower-equipped UAV is being used to clean rubbish off power lines. Just when you thought you’d seen the scariest possible modification of a multicopter, a Chinese power company releases a video that totally eclipses the weird flying contraptions of the recent past: they’ve equipped a …

Read More »

Nuclear Winter With Iron Snow Discovered on Mercury. Does It Threaten Earth?

Mercury, the smallest and innermost planet in the Solar System has its own magnetic field like the Earth, scientist revealed. Previously it was thought that that Mercury’s magnetic field was long gone as the planet’s core had frozen because of its small size. The latest studies showed that though Mercury has a magnetic field, it is 100 times weaker than …

Read More »

Geoengineering Effort Could Pose Big Problem For Astronomers

Potential large-scale solutions to combat the influence that humans have on Earth’s rising temperatures may directly affect astronomers. During one of the United States’ largest astronomical conferences, on Jan. 4, scientists discussed what geoengineering the planet’s atmosphere could mean for astronomers whose job it is to observe the night sky. Geoengineering refers to directly altering the Earth or its atmosphere …

Read More »

The Truth is In There: Declassified CIA Papers Reveal UFO and ESP Secrets

Millions of previously classified documents that were recently made public by CIA chronicle the spy agency’s investigations into UFO sightings and psychic powers. Along with relatively mundane documents related to the wars in Korea and Vietnam, some of the nearly 13 million pages of declassified documents recently released by the CIA reveal the agency’s more esoteric pursuits. Interestingly enough, some of the declassified papers dealing with UFO sightings …

Read More »

European Space Chief Claims Moon Villages to Be Established ‘Rather Soon’

The European Space Agency (ESA) director called a human colony on the Moon ‘more or less fact’ in a Wednesday press conference in Paris due to the enormous amount of work being poured into a Moon village by numerous space agencies. Johann-Dietrich Wörner, who became the ESA director-general in 2015, foresees that a Moon base is inevitable after the International …

Read More »

Scientists Size Up Beer Bellies After Discovering New Organ in Human Gut

Photo: pixabay

Reclassifying the mesentery, a structure in the digestive system, as an organ presents the possibility that other parts of the body may be reclassified, even the beer belly, German anatomist Ulrich Foelsch told Sputnik. Earlier this month, researchers in Ireland caused a stir by announcing the discovery of a new organ in the human body, known as the mesentery. The …

Read More »

2016 the hottest year on record

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/

Last year was the hottest year on record globally, beating even 2015’s exceptionally high temperatures, the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) has said. The global average temperature in 2016 was 1.1C higher than pre-industrial levels and about 0.07C higher than the previous record set in 2015. Worldwide temperatures received a boost from a strong El Nino event, but experts say 2016 …

Read More »

Babies remember their birth language – scientists

Babies build knowledge about the language they hear even in the first few months of life, research shows. If you move countries and forget your birth language, you retain this hidden ability, according to a study. Dutch-speaking adults adopted from South Korea exceeded expectations at Korean pronunciation when retrained after losing their birth language. Scientists say parents should talk to …

Read More »