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​Tesla Motors magnate Elon Musk donates $1 mn to Nikola Tesla museum
Billionaire carmaker and space pioneer Elon Musk has donated $1 million to a cartoonist who plans to turn the former lab of great Serbian-American scientist Nikola Tesla into a state-of-the-art museum.

11.07.2014 21:58

Supermoon rising over Earth this weekend
Americans with their eyes to the sky this weekend could get a chance to see Earth’s moon as it rarely appears. Starting Friday evening, a so-called “supermoon” will be viewable across the United States.

11.07.2014 19:20

​Dry ice, not liquid water responsible for Martian gullies
Gullies on Mars, which scientists believed to be the result of liquid water running the surface ages ago, were actually produced by carbon dioxide, a new study showed. But the process, which cannot be encountered on Earth, is still ongoing.

11.07.2014 07:26

Universal crisis: 80 percent of light in space is missing, scientists say
Scientists now believe that a tremendous amount of light that would otherwise be illuminating our universe is mysteriously absent.

10.07.2014 18:31

​Cash for data: Internet companies to profit from UK emergency legislation
In an increasing climate of mass surveillance, concerns over Briton’s depreciating privacy rights have been compounded by figures released under Freedom of Information law.

10.07.2014 11:17

Aha! New type of ultra-thin HD display discovered by chance
Scientists studying a special phase change material, with the potential to be used as non-volatile computer memory, realized they can instead make ultra-thin energy efficient high-resolution displays out of it.

10.07.2014 14:18

Ex-Greenpeace member scared of imminent ‘global cooling’
​A former prominent member of Greenpeace told an audience at a Las Vegas, Nevada event this week that concerns regarding global warming are overblown, and that the opposite may actually soon be occurring.

09.07.2014 20:11

Japanese engineers to build 60-foot Gundam robot
Japanese engineers have unveiled plans to create a moving version of the world famous Gundam robot from the 'Mobile Suit Gundam' anime series. The 60-foot machine is expected to be operable by the 40th anniversary of the cartoon in 2019.

09.07.2014 17:36

NASA Voyager I struck by solar tsunami, now confirmed in interstellar space
NASA’s Voyager I is now in interstellar space, making it the first and farthest human-made space probe. New measurements of solar tsunami waves drew the scientists to formulate the conclusion.

09.07.2014 11:37

New ring-like device reads out loud to the blind
For blind individuals, reading may soon become as simple as pointing and listening

09.07.2014 00:30

Revealed: Pentagon spent millions studying how to influence social media
​The Pentagon’s research lab has funded dozens of studies concerning the use of social media, the Guardian reported on Tuesday, raising further questions about what kind of data is of interest to governments around the globe.

08.07.2014 20:29

Scientists worldwide protest EU’s $1.6bn brain-mapping project
Neuroscientists worldwide are challenging an ambitious EU-funded $1.6 billion project to build a supercomputer simulation of the human brain, saying the effort is doomed. They are urging investment in existing projects instead.

08.07.2014 15:20

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