'Ripples' from black holes detected 'Ripples' from black holes detected

For the first time, scientists have detected tiny, rhythmic distortions in space and time - gravitational waves - predicted by Einstein 100 years ago.

11. 2. 2016 17:32
Gravitational waves announcement: Scientists confirm detection of ripples in spacetime Gravitational waves announcement: Scientists confirm detection of ripples in spacetime

Scientists say that the discovery is the biggest of the century — far more important than that of the Higgs boson

11. 2. 2016 17:22
Gravitational waves discovery could let scientists build a time machine to look into the universe's past Gravitational waves discovery could let scientists build a time machine to look into the universe's past

The disturbances, which went undetected until now, emanate from the earliest and strangest parts of the universe

11. 2. 2016 17:00
Horses recognise human emotions Horses recognise human emotions

Horses discriminate between happy and angry human facial expressions, according to research.

10. 2. 2016 4:14
Legal breakthrough for Google car Legal breakthrough for Google car

Google's self-driving technology should be considered a legal driver, the US highways authority says.

10. 2. 2016 10:11
Ground control bids farewell to Philae Ground control bids farewell to Philae

The Rosetta mission team says it is time to give up hope of ever hearing again from the comet lander Philae.

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Gravitational waves: Scientists could be about to announce detection of 'ripples in the fabric of spacetime' Gravitational waves: Scientists could be about to announce detection of 'ripples in the fabric of spacetime'

If Einstein's prediction is found to be true, the ripples could give us a look at some of the most distant parts of the universe

9. 2. 2016 12:35
Climate change 'to make flights longer' Climate change 'to make flights longer'

Flights from the UK to the US could take longer due to the changes in the climate, according to a new study.

10. 2. 2016 2:29
Bacteria 'see' like tiny eyeballs Bacteria 'see' like tiny eyeballs

Biologists discover how bacteria sense light and move towards it: the entire single-cell organism focuses light like a tiny eyeball.

9. 2. 2016 7:59
Record year for river fish releases Record year for river fish releases

Almost two million captive-bred fish and larvae were released in 2015 to boost populations in England's rivers, says the Environment Agency.

včera, 2:37