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Re: Wham! Bullseye! Galactic collision creates a ring of black holes and neutron stars

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Rene K Member Since: Jul 10, 2014
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@Ravindra B wrote:

NASA is looking at how to contain a supervolcano that could wipe out humanity

 

“Below Yellowstone National Park, there's a huge magma reservoir that's responsible for all the geysers and hot basins, bubbling away - and it's precisely this reservoir that has the potential to destroy humanity.”

 

https://www.sciencealert.com/nasa-is-looking-at-how-to-contain-a-volcano-that-may-wipe-out-humanity-...

 


Supervolcanos are is one of the few things that really scare me. You can fight meteorites, but supervolcanos?

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Leaked report says new Apple Macs have a secret 'kill switch' triggered by this simple action

 

“Leaked documentation reveals new Macs contain a hidden mechanism designed to make them inoperative if they are independently repaired, reports show.”

 

https://www.sciencealert.com/leak-new-apple-macs-secret-kill-switch-prevent-repairing-t2-imac-pro-ma...

 

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Google spent months hiding a security breach affecting the data of Google+ users

 

“Google kept quiet for more than six months about its discovery of a bug that put at risk the personal data of hundreds of thousands of Google+ users, the company said Monday, a delay that could spark a new round of regulatory and political scrutiny.”

 

https://www.sciencealert.com/google-kept-a-bug-secret-for-months-that-risked-google-users-privacy

 

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Major climate report just issued a dire warning, but everyone's going to ignore it anyway

 

“Humanity is on a crash course with the natural world, and for decades, climate scientists have been throwing up stop sign after stop sign.

 

“But no matter how many warnings we receive - and let's be honest, at this point we have had far too many - no one is willing to put their foot down and pump the brakes.”

 

https://www.sciencealert.com/climate-catastrophe-closer-than-thought-ipcc-report

 

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Incredible 'lost world' of underwater volcanoes discovered deep in the ocean

 

“Hidden below the waves off the east coast of Australia, scientists have discovered a 'lost world' of epic volcanic peaks buried under the Tasman Sea, never before seen with human eyes.”

 

https://www.sciencealert.com/incredible-lost-world-underwater-volcanoes-discovered-deep-ocean-tasman...

 

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For the first time, we have confirmation that Earth's core is actually solid

 

“Researchers from the Australian National University (ANU) zeroed in on a low amplitude 'J-phase' seismic wave that passes through the planet's core, allowing them to finally put constraints on its solidity.”

 

https://www.sciencealert.com/seismic-j-phase-shear-wave-detection-reveals-elastic-solid-inner-core

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From beyond the grave, Hawking issues his final predictions on God and superhumans. Here's what experts think

 

“Hawking raised eyebrows when he claimed that powerful people will hack their genes to become smarter, stronger, and longer-lived. Eventually, he writes in his new book, the rest of us will ‘die out, or become unimportant.’”

 

https://www.sciencealert.com/from-beyond-the-grave-hawking-issues-his-final-predictions-on-god-and-s...

 

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China is about to open the world's longest sea bridge, and it's absolutely ridiculous

 

“At more than 34 miles (54 kilometres) long, the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge is part of a master plan to create a global science and technology hub by connecting two Chinese territories, Hong Kong and Macau (the world's largest gambling center), to nine nearby cities.”

 

https://www.sciencealert.com/opening-china-longest-sea-bridge-hong-kong-zhuhai-macau-greater-bay-are...

 

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Experimental drug cocktail yields greatest lifespan extension ever seen in animals

 

“Pioneering research into anti-ageing mechanisms in animals has almost doubled the lifespan of the test subjects used in the experiments.”

 

https://www.sciencealert.com/experimental-drug-cocktail-yields-greatest-lifespan-extension-ever-seen...

 

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A $500 million museum just revealed its priceless Dead Sea Scrolls are fakes

 

“They were treasured as five weathered survivors of the Dead Sea Scrolls: priceless fragments of a sacred scripture so ancient, it's older than the Old Testament.

 

“The only problem is they're fakes. In a gigantic blunder, the US$500 million Museum of the Bible in Washington, DC has revealed five of its highly coveted Dead Sea Scrolls fragments are actually forgeries – and acknowledged other Scrolls relics in its collection could be rip-offs too.”

 

https://www.sciencealert.com/new-500-million-museum-reveals-priceless-dead-sea-scrolls-fakes-forgeri...

 

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