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Unusual supernova sent this star speeding across our galaxy

Unusual supernova sent this star speeding across our galaxy

A white dwarf star has been sent zooming across our Milky Way galaxy thanks to the blast from a unique kind of supernova that it managed to survive, according to a new study. White dwarf stars are what remain after massive red giant stars die and lose their outer layers. They take billions of years…MORE

World’s population likely to shrink after 50 years

World’s population likely to shrink after 50 years

The world’s population is likely to peak at 9.7 billion in 2064, and then decline to about 8.8 billion by the end of the century, as women get better access to education and contraception, a new study has found. By 2100, 183 of 195 countries will not have fertility rates required to maintain the current…MORE

Coronavirus cases soar by more than 1 million over 5 days

Coronavirus cases soar by more than 1 million over 5 days

Coronavirus cases soared by more than a million globally in just five days as the numbers continue to accelerate from week to week, according to figures from Johns Hopkins University. Reported cases increased by 1,046,200 from July 6 through July 10, up from a 994,400 increase over the five days from July 5 through July…MORE

Astronomers witness ‘teenage’ years of our universe in explosion

Astronomers witness ‘teenage’ years of our universe in explosion

The afterglow of an explosion billions of light-years away has provided astronomers with a window into what the “teenage” years of our universe may have looked like, according to a new study. Astronomers detected the afterglow of a short gamma ray burst 10 billion light-years away. This is considered a rare event because afterglows of…MORE

Ocean investment could aid post-Covid-19 economic recovery

Ocean investment could aid post-Covid-19 economic recovery

Every dollar invested in a sustainable ocean economy can yield at least five times the return in benefits, according to a new report commissioned by the High Level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy. As many countries roll out bailout packages to counter the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, the report says investment in these…MORE

Blogs

APRIL 16, 2020

Luisana Lopilato is standing by her husband Michael Bublé after some fans expressed concerns over his behavior in a recent social media appearance. On Sunday, the Argentinian model, 32, posted a message to her followers on Instagram, shooting down any negative claims about her marriage to 44 yr old Buble, with whom she shares three…

APRIL 14, 2020

(If you were thinking we’d sit through another few weeks of quarantine, and then we’d get back to hitting up live concerts, sporting events, and other large-scale gatherings . . . you might NOT want to get your hopes up. Experts say it could be MANY months before that can happen. Zeke Emanuel, the director…