Iran has launched a domestically-built satellite into space with an aim to collect environmental information to boost the country's forecasting system; however, technical problems that occurred during the final stage of the launch prevented the spacecraft from reaching orbit
Last year, a single star found fame. It consistently made headlines and even appeared on "Saturday Night Live" and"The Late Night Show with Stephen Colbert."The star (often referred to as Tabby's star) is located 1,200 light-years away toward the constellation Cygnus and has been inexplicably flickering and fading by such large amounts that it cannot be easily explained by natural causes. One ...
This is Mischief the White-Necked Raven. These ravens are found throughout eastern and southern Africa, and are common near human habitation.
Like all members of the Corvidae family, ravens are extremely intelligent. They use tools to get food if necessary, and can even mimic human speech!
Cool facts about White-Necked Ravens:
- Their main diet is fruit, insects, and small reptiles, but if ...
UK-based company Malloy Aeronautics has developed a new type of helicopter which they call a quadcopter. They have already manufactured a model, one third the size of a real one, and this is already popular with drone enthusiasts. But the team behind it say that this is only the beginning. They are confident that soon they'll be able to test a real, full-sized one, controlled by a human rider....
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This "fundamentalist" conversation with Prof. Arkani-Hamed of the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, took place on Nov. 14, 2013.
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Ian Clark, principal investigator of the Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator, takes us through a play-by-play of NASA's recent 'flying saucer' Test in Hawaii, using high-definition video shot from cameras on board the test vehicle.