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Scientists Use Particle Physics to Discover a Great Void in the Great Pyramid

The space was recently discovered using particle physics, and cosmic rays. An illustration showing the approximate position of the void in the pyramid. canPyramids mission In the upper reaches of Earth’s atmosphere, a rain of high-energy radiation slams into the thin air. The impact creates a second shower of charged…

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Scientists Create Low-Fat Pigs by Giving Them a Thermal Regulation Gene

Scientists have developed a new genetic technique that allows pigs to regulate temperature by burning fat. By burning more fat, pigs keep their bodies warmer, burning more fat to produce leaner meat. Infrared pictures of 6-month-old pigs taken at zero, two, and four hours after cold exposure show that the…

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Twitter to Increase Advertising Transparency to Foil Politics Meddling

Twitter on Tuesday announced steps to make it easier to see who is behind political ads and who they are targeting as social media giants try to thwart skullduggery. The moves include launching an online center with details about advertisers and their messages, according to general manager of revenue and…

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NASA Discovers Mars Has a Magnetic Tail Twisted by Solar Wind

Artist’s conception of the complex magnetic field environment at Mars. Yellow lines represent magnetic field lines from the Sun carried by the solar wind, blue lines represent Martian surface magnetic fields, white sparks are reconnection activity, and red lines are reconnected magnetic fields that link the surface to space via…

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Gravitational Waves Just Showed Us Something Even Cooler Than Black Holes

For the first time ever, humans have observed light and gravitational waves from the same event, a neutron star collision 130 million light years away. Thanks to advance warning from the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO), roughly 70 observatories from every continent on Earth, including Antarctica, managed to tune in…

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Now We Know Why Stinky Durian Fruit Smells Like Sewage Mixed with Gasoline

It’s one funky fruit. Durian fruit is well known for it’s very strong smell. One might say it smells like sewage mixed with gasoline. Depositphotos Durian, best known in the United States as a fruit so stinky it caused the normally unflappable Andrew Zimmern of Bizarre Foods fame to gag,…

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