Physics – Pulsars Probe Early Universe

December 15, 2021• Physics 14, s160 Astronomical observations of pulsars have provided new information about a possible phase transition in the early Universe. D. Champion/Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy D. Champion/Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy × The early Universe’s vacuum may have abruptly changed its state—like a liquid turning solid. Such a phase… Continue reading Physics – Pulsars Probe Early Universe

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City allotments match farming productivity per square meter

Whitehawk allotment in Brighton, UK. Credit: Beth Nicholls A citizen science project by the University of Sussex has found that urban growers in Brighton and Hove were able to harvest 1kg of insect-pollinated fruit and vegetables per one meter square, which is within the range of conventional farming. These preliminary results will be presented at… Continue reading City allotments match farming productivity per square meter

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$10 Billion Webb Space Telescope Launch Delayed – Here’s What We Know

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope. Credit: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center Conceptual Image Lab The James Webb Space Telescope team is working on a communication issue between the observatory and the launch vehicle system. This will delay the launch date to no earlier than Friday, December 24. (It was scheduled to launch on December 22.)… Continue reading $10 Billion Webb Space Telescope Launch Delayed – Here’s What We Know

$10 Billions Webb Space Telescope Launch Delayed – Here’s What We Know

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope. Credit: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center Conceptual Image Lab The James Webb Space Telescope team is working on a communication issue between the observatory and the launch vehicle system. This will delay the launch date to no earlier than Friday, December 24. (It was scheduled to launch on December 22.)… Continue reading $10 Billions Webb Space Telescope Launch Delayed – Here’s What We Know

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A $300,000 Bored Ape NFT Just Sold for $3,000 Due To a Misplaced Decimal Point

A Bored Ape NFT, one of the most priced collections on the internet, was mistakenly listed for one hundredth its value and snapped up within seconds. The owner, thereby, lost $250,000 of the NFT’s value, The Verge reported.  NFT is the latest craze on the internet which also offers almost a barrier-free entry to artists… Continue reading A $300,000 Bored Ape NFT Just Sold for $3,000 Due To a Misplaced Decimal Point

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Trump media group plans subscription video service

The logo of ‘Truth Social’ on a laptop screen. Trump media group on Tuesday announced it is negotiating with Canadian online video platform Rumble to provide a stage for a subscription on-demand video service. The organization headed by former US president Donald Trump said that it has already inked a deal to have the specialty… Continue reading Trump media group plans subscription video service

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Europe kicks off COVID vaccine drive for kids

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Several European nations start vaccinating children aged five to 11 against COVID-19 on Wednesday in an effort to contain a raging pandemic and keep schools open, while others are still deciding their approach. Germany, Spain, Greece and Hungary are among those opening up their inoculation drives to younger kids, with doctors… Continue reading Europe kicks off COVID vaccine drive for kids

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Roman ruins provide building blocks for Serbian village

Archeologists work at the site right next to Stari Kostolac’s coal mine and a power plant on the outskirts of what was once a major Roman settlement and military garrison. Amid the devastation after World War I, Verica Ivanovic’s grandfather used whatever construction materials he could find to build the family’s home including, unbeknown to… Continue reading Roman ruins provide building blocks for Serbian village

South Africa snips lions to manage species in small reserves

Lion prides in South Africa must be carefully managed to avoid overpopulation and in-breeding. On the cusp of sexual maturity, a young lioness is about to be sterilised. It’s to prevent mating with her father and uncles, the only three wild males on this small South African reserve. Such parks protect about 700 lions in… Continue reading South Africa snips lions to manage species in small reserves

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Over 65s without booster to lose France COVID pass

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain France on Wednesday begins implementing a new tightening of rules in the fight against COVID-19, meaning people aged 65 and over will lose the validity of their health pass unless they have had a third booster shot. The health pass was introduced in the summer and makes full vaccination against COVID-19,… Continue reading Over 65s without booster to lose France COVID pass

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