Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Fly like an action potential, the electrical impulses that charge down axons in your brain at speeds up to five times faster than a cheetah.  The neurons in your brain are connected by some 150 trillion synapses. A single cell can have thousands, even tens of thousands
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Astronomers on Tuesday announced the discovery of 10 more moons of Jupiter, bringing to 79 the number known to be circling the giant gas planet, including one “wrong-way driver” that appears destined to crash into other moons sharing its orbital highway. NASA’s Juno spacecraft captures Jupiter’s southern hemisphere, as the spacecraft performed
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Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Schematic showing the newly discovered Jovian moons.Roberto Molar Candanosa, Carnegie Institution for Science Twelve new moons have been discovered orbiting Jupiter, bringing the grand total to seventy nine. The new moons are small, only about 1 – 3 kilometers wide, but they could provide clues to
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Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Ancient henge discovered in IrelandAnthony Murphy / Mythical Ireland The unusual lack of rain, combined with a fortuitous drone flight has revealed an ancient henge in Ireland’s Boyne Valley. Much of the discovery was right timing and right place as Ireland is in the middle of
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It materialised out of almost nowhere. Thousands of years after disappearing from human sight and knowledge, an ancient ‘henge’ site has been discovered hidden within the archaeological landscape of Ireland’s Brú na Bóinne. To reveal this long-forgotten structure, it took a chance intersection between an aerial drone flight and a brutal hot streak that’s been
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Historians and archaeologists have traditionally linked bread to the dawn of agriculture, when people domesticated plants such as wheat, cultivated them and ground them into flour. But a new discovery of blackened crumbs at an ancient stone building in the Middle East indicates that people were baking bread thousands of years earlier. Based on the
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Kentville Clock Time Travel.Rodger Evans (CC BY-ND 2.0) In our everyday lives, things seem to happen in a particular order. Things that happen to us seem to be triggered by earlier events. The upset stomach we have in the evening is caused by that third taco we had at lunch. Doing well on a final
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