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Deposit Photos Enhanced By CogWorld Introduction Even though neuroscience has made amazing advances, the origin of consciousness in humans — and its nature and processes — still remain largely unknown; the underlying physiological mechanisms of generating conscious beings are still not clearly understood. However, with the advances in brain mapping and neuroscience, we are perhaps
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#HowTheUniverseWorks | Tuesdays at 10/9c on Science Full Episodes Streaming FREE on Science GO: https://www.sciencechannelgo.com/how-the-universe-works/ When two black holes are near each other, they will slowly orbit in a death circle. The larger black hole will eventually devour the other resulting in an enormous discharge of energy akin to the Big Bang Subscribe to Science
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It’s been a year since the renowned and profoundly influential physicist Stephen Hawking passed away, and the Royal Mint has honoured his legacy in the form of a new commemorative 50 pence coin. If you’ve ever been concerned that British currency doesn’t feature enough astrophysical equations, we have good news. Although the collector’s item, sold on
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When Betelgeuse goes Supernova what will be the effects on Earth (not just the radiation but also the ejected gas shell)? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world. Answer by Corey S. Powell, former editor in chief of Discover, on
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FILE PHOTO: A Toyota logo is displayed at the 89th Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland March 5, 2019. REUTERS/Pierre Albouy/File Photo TOKYO (Reuters) – Toyota Motor Corp, one of the world’s largest automakers, and Japan’s space agency said on Tuesday they had agreed to cooperate in developing a manned lunar rover that runs
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Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin #trashtag challenge photos by Byron Román on Facebook, which prompted a resurgence of the #trashtag challengehttps://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10156466235064055&set=a.10150601078734055&type=3&theater A new challenge has gone viral and this one is prompting people around the world to clean up their nearby green areas and post before/after photos. The space in which
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For something that’s supposed to help save the planet, solar geoengineering sure has a lot of enemies. Critics warn that artificially reflecting sunlight to cool the planet could unleash drastic, unintended consequences – but a Harvard-led team of scientists insists that such fears are overblown. In a new study, researchers say spraying chemicals into the
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The caucus will seek to promote the economic, national security and infrastructure benefits of GPS technology, and will drive attention to the risks and oversight challenges that face the GPS industry, Sen. Duckworth (D-Ill.) and Sen. Ernst (R-Iowa) said in a joint news release. WASHINGTON — The Global Positioning System constellation will have its own
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Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin At least we’re not still calling it “the information superhighway.”Google The World Wide Web turns 30 today — the perfect occasion for a Google Doodle. We tend to use the terms “Web” and “Internet” pretty interchangeably these days (except that almost nobody actually calls it the
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Despite the fact that the Pacific has over 25,000 islands, this area of ocean should be open water. What is this island-like item that seemingly appeared overnight? Stream Full Episodes of What on Earth?: https://www.sciencechannel.com/tv-shows/what-on-earth/ Subscribe to Science Channel: http://bit.ly/SubscribeScience Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ScienceChannel Follow us on Twitter: Tweets by ScienceChannel Follow us on
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How are stars and planets born? What happens to its planets when a star dies? At our Exoplanets website, come along on an epic interstellar journey, billions of years long, through the life and death of a planetary system: https://exoplanets.nasa.gov/life-and-death/intro/
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On Valentine’s Day 2019, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced that El Niño officially arrived. The climate agency stated in a press release: El Niño conditions across the equatorial Pacific have come together, and we can now announce its arrival,” said Mike Halpert, deputy director, NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center, and ENSO forecaster. “While sea surface
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WASHINGTON — The maiden flight of Vega C, Europe’s next-generation light-lift vehicle, has slipped to early 2020, a change the manufacturer linked to 2019’s busy launch schedule. Giuseppe Coccon, a spokesperson for Avio, which manufactures the Vega and upcoming Vega C launchers, said the company chose to prioritize its 2019 Vega launch manifest over the
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NASA has captured unprecedented photos of the interaction of shockwaves from two supersonic aircraft, part of its research into developing planes that can fly faster than sound without thunderous “sonic booms”. When an aircraft crosses that threshold – around 1,225 kilometres (760 miles) per hour at sea level – it produces waves from the pressure
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Fast food delivery man Rob Doyle doesn’t just drive up to a front door and knock. He straps on scuba gear and dives deep to deliver pie to a hotel under the sea. For more World’s Strangest, visit: http://www.sciencechannel.com/tv-shows/worlds-strangest/ Subscribe to Science Channel! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=sciencechannel Check out SCI2 for infinitely awesome science videos. Every day. http://bit.ly/SCI2YT
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NASA astronaut Randy Bresnik captured this footage with a GoPro camera on Oct. 20, 2017 during a spacewalk outside the International Space Station. Bresnik reflected on this quiet moment, “Sometimes on a #spacewalk, you just have to take a moment to enjoy the beauty of our planet Earth. This Go-Pro footage is from our spacewalk
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Raspberry Pi’s like this one have helped make Sony’s manufacturing facility in Wales 30% more efficient, according to its general manager. Image via Sony Open a box with a Raspberry Pi and it can seem like the rest of the computer is missing. Costing just $35, it’s a stripped-down circuit board covered with metal pins and squares,
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In November, Chinese researchers announced that the Experimental Advanced Superconducting Tokamak (EAST) reactor — an “artificial sun” designed to mimic the nuclear fusion process the real Sun uses to generate energy — had hit a milestone by achieving an electron temperature of 100 million degrees Celsius. Now, officials are saying they believe they’ll wrap up
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SpaceX has a new all-star crew member, though it’s anything but human: It’s a $US20 plush-toy planet that astronauts call “Little Earth” or “Earthy”. Last Saturday, SpaceX launched its new Crew Dragon spaceship designed for NASA astronauts toward the International Space Station (ISS), where the vehicle docked on March 3. No humans flew on the historic commercial mission, called Demo-1 – only a crash-test
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WASHINGTON — Exos Aerospace flew its SARGE reusable sounding rocket for the second time March 2, but winds kept the rocket from achieving its planned altitude. The Texas-based company launched the Suborbital Autonomous Rocket with Guidance, or SARGE, rocket from Spaceport America in New Mexico at about 12:45 p.m. Eastern time March 2. The launch
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Clockwise from top left, the asteroids shown here are 29 Amphitrite, 324 Bamberga, 2 Pallas, and 89 JuliaCredit: ESO/Vernazza et al. Pallas, our solar system’s third largest and wholly unexplored asteroid, is the target for a potential SmallSat NASA flyby mission for possible launch in 2022. This remnant protoplanet, in fact, remains the largest unexplored
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