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Tinder Northern White Rhino Sudan, the last male of his subspecies, dies

Forty-three-year-old Sudan, the last surviving male white rhino on the planet, is fed by a caretaker at Ol Pejeta Conservancy near Nanyuki 200 kilometers north of Nairobi, Kenya, May 3, 2017. (Photo: DAI KUROKAWA, EPA-EFE) The world's last male Northern White Rhino died in Kenya at the age of 45, he said Tuesday. There are only two female representatives of …

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Ismail Lagardien | A lesson for economists

With the death of Stephen Hawking last week, the world lost one of its biggest heads. Hawking's contributions to physics are turning points and mark a high point in our understanding of the universe. His work and ideas are massively complicated, and I do not feel smart enough to respond to their finer qualities. And anyway, this column was concerned …

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Scientists discover radio echoes of a black hole feeding a star

On November 11, 2014, a global network of telescopes recorded signals from 300 million light-years away generated by a tidal fault torch – an explosion of electromagnetic energy that occurs when a black hole tears a passing star. Since this discovery, astronomers have used this rare event to train more telescopes to learn more about how black holes eat matter …

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Greece launches its own space agency

Greece launched its first space agency on Monday to rebuild the troubled economy after a severe eight-year debt crisis. Entering the space sector can make Greece stronger and more productive and strengthen the country's position In many ways, Xinhua cited Greek Digital Policy and Media Minister Nikos Pappas: He spoke at the presentation of the newly formed Hellenic Space Organization, …

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Children attract more female scientists than ever before

Imagine asking a classroom full of elementary students to draw a scientist. Now try to guess how many of them would sketch a female or male scientist. In the decade that lasted from 1966 to 1977, teachers across the country gave this exact task to 4,800 elementary students in the so-called Draw-A-Scientist study. Then a researcher named David Wade Chambers …

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Arkansaurus Fridayi Published in the journal Fort Smith / Fayetteville News

Please activate Javascript to see this video FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) – An esteemed scientific journal published the state dinosaur of Arkansas for the first time The Arkansaurus Fridayi is now of national scientific interest for the first time since its inception Discovery published in a journal. This publication is called the Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. "It's great that these fossils are …

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every 500m you drive will melt 1kg of glacier ice

It's too late. This is the result of a new study on the rate of glacier ice loss. The iconic Himalayas and the Rocky Mountains will be devastated. Nothing can be done to save the glaciers from melting in the next 100 years. Even if we stopped all carbon emissions today. "Because of the slow response of glaciers to climate …

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