What color is the dress? Blue and black or white and gold, whatever you see says a lot about you What color is the dress? Blue and black or white and gold, whatever you see says a lot about you

Whether you saw the above dress as blue and black, or white and gold, someone has almost certainly told you that you’re wrong. But you’re not, and neither are they – it’s both colours, depending on who and where you are.

27. 2. 2015 11:24
How Stephen Hawking is still alive, defying ALS and the worst expectations How Stephen Hawking is still alive, defying ALS and the worst expectations

On April 20, 2009, a moment arrived that doctors had foretold for decades. Stephen Hawking, a scientist who overcame debilitating disease to become the world’s most renowned living physicist, was on the cusp of death. The University of Cambridge released grim prognoses. Hawking, diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) at the age of 21, was described as “very ill” and...

27. 2. 2015 13:25
Scientists claim to have 'robust' evidence that chronic fatigue syndrome has biological cause Scientists claim to have 'robust' evidence that chronic fatigue syndrome has biological cause

Scientists say they have struck upon the first “robust evidence” that the debilitating condition known as chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) or myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) has a biological cause.

27. 2. 2015 21:00
Searching for life beyond Earth: Scientists debate danger of messages to 'hostile' aliens Searching for life beyond Earth: Scientists debate danger of messages to 'hostile' aliens

It was near Green Bank, West Virginia, in 1960 that a young radio astronomer named Frank Drake conducted the first extensive search for alien civilisations in deep space. He aimed the 85-foot dish of a radio telescope at two nearby, sun-like stars, tuning to a frequency he thought an alien civilisation might use for interstellar communication.

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Drinking a cup of tea can help prevent diabetes, new research shows Drinking a cup of tea can help prevent diabetes, new research shows

Drinking cups of tea can help , according to a growing body of scientific research.

včera, 12:22
How Homer Simpson discovered the Higgs boson over a decade before scientists How Homer Simpson discovered the Higgs boson over a decade before scientists

Homer Simpson almost predicted the mass of the elementary particle, the Higgs boson, more than a decade before it was discovered, according to a new book on maths in The Simpsons.

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What color is this dress? The fundamental truths that it — and philosophy — can teach us What color is this dress? The fundamental truths that it — and philosophy — can teach us

The universe is a vast, unknowable, place. And this morning we received one of the most powerful reminders ever — in the form of .

27. 2. 2015 12:40
UK to pioneer lagoon power plants UK to pioneer lagoon power plants

Plans to generate electricity from the world's first series of tidal lagoons are unveiled in the UK, with sites proposed in Wales, Somerset and Cumbria.

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'Exquisite' gravity probe leaves UK 'Exquisite' gravity probe leaves UK

UK industry completes construction of the modules that make up the Lisa Pathfinder satellite - a remarkable probe that will test the key technologies needed to detect gravitational waves in space.

28. 2. 2015 12:54