Category: Science

Supermassive black hole, Sun, star

Supermassive black hole devours star of the size of our Sun

Story by AFP Astronomers have captured the moment a supermassive black hole shredded a star the size of our Sun, releasing images on Monday showing the devastating...

Stonehenge megaliths, scientists

Scientists solve mystery of Stonehenge megaliths

Story by Reuters Scientists have solved an enduring mystery about Stonehenge, determining the place of origin of many of the megaliths that make up the famed monument in...

NASA, Mars, life

NASA begins Mars research to look for past life

Story by AFP Nasa’s next-generation Mars rover Perseverance blasted off from Florida’s Cape Canaveral on Thursday atop an Atlas 5 rocket on a $2.4 billion mission to...

Ultra-black fish, fangtooth, scientists

Scientists unravel secrets of ultra-black fish swimming the deepest depths

Story by Reuters For fish inhabiting the immense darkness of the deep sea, being ultra-black offers great camouflage in a fish-eat-fish world. Scientists studying some...

Black hole, mystery object, EGO

‘Mystery object’ in space may be smallest black hole

Story by AFP A mysterious object roughly 800 million light years from Earth detected using gravitational wave sensors is either one of the smallest black holes or one of...

Locusts, organic fertilizers, locusts fertilizers

Govt to convert locusts into organic fertilizers

The government of Pakistan has decided in principle to convert locust swarms – which have been described by some as a bigger threat than the coronavirus – into...

Social distancing, scientists, coronavirus, COVID-19, Six-foot distance coronavirus

Six-foot distance isn’t enough: scientists

Novel coronavirus can spread up to three times further in cold and humid weather, according to the researchers Scientists have modelled the spread of infectious droplets...

Astronomers, birth, new planet, AB Aurigae

Astronomers discover potential evidence of birth of a new planet

Astronomers believe that they have found the first evidence of the birth of a new planet in the solar system. Researchers have spotted a dense disc of dust and gas...

Monkeys, virus immunity, infection, vaccine, studies

Monkeys develop virus immunity after infection, vaccine: studies

Story by AFP Two studies on monkeys published on Wednesday offer hope that humans can develop protective immunity to the novel coronavirus. The studies, published in the...

Human urine, buildings, moon, human urine moon

Human urine ‘can be the key’ to erect buildings on the moon

The evolution of technology has no bounds, and now the scientists have come with a surprising notion – concrete can be built on moon using human urine. According to...