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Scientists learn how to reverse time — in theory

Scientists learn how to reverse time — in theory

For most of us, the closest we’ll get to time travel is watching an episode of “Doctor Who.” A team of physicists from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT), however, have come closer than most: using a quantum computer, they successfully simulated the reversal of time. Simulated, of course, is the key word:…MORE

Similarities between Ethiopia and Indonesia crashes lead FAA to ground planes

Similarities between Ethiopia and Indonesia crashes lead FAA to ground planes

The Federal Aviation Administration identified similarities between the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines flight and the Lion Air crash in Indonesia, leading the agency to ground all Boeing 737 Max planes on Wednesday. In its emergency order, the FAA said new information about Sunday’s crash “indicates some similarities” between the two disasters that “warrant further…MORE

Evidence of ancient celebratory feasts uncovered near Stonehenge

Evidence of ancient celebratory feasts uncovered near Stonehenge

Evidence of the earliest celebrations in Britain, which drew people and animals from hundreds of miles away, has been uncovered at four Late Neolithic complexes near Stonehenge — and pig was on the menu, according to a new study. The UK henge complexes are some of the most studied and iconic prehistoric monuments in Europe,…MORE

All your burning St. Patrick’s Day questions answered

All your burning St. Patrick’s Day questions answered

Every March 17, the world suddenly looks a bit greener as people don the color to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. From shamrocks and leprechauns to corned beef and green beer, here’s what you need to know about the holiday. What is St. Patrick’s Day? St. Patrick’s Day is the feast day of St. Patrick, who…MORE

Beware the ides of March, they say. But why?

Beware the ides of March, they say. But why?

Every month has an ides, but only March is known for it. Here’s the history of March 15 and why you might feel a little spooked on this day. What is an ides? Ides simply refers to the middle of the month. In Roman times it was known as the deadline for settling debts. Why…MORE

Untouched moon samples from the Apollo missions will be studied for the first time

Untouched moon samples from the Apollo missions will be studied for the first time

After sitting untouched in storage for nearly 50 years, lunar samples collected during the Apollo 15, 16 and 17 missions will be studied for the first time, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine announced Monday. The announcement came during Bridenstine’s discussion of the agency’s Moon to Mars initiative and the 2020 budget. NASA selected nine teams to…MORE

A number of things to know on Pi Day

A number of things to know on Pi Day

If you’ve been using Pi Day as an excuse to just eat pie, you’re doing it wrong. Here are some fun tidbits about pi and its day of celebration, i.e. March 14. What is pi? Pi is the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter, or approximately 3.14. What is Pi Day?…MORE

It was a tragic weekend for aviation with 3 fatal crashes

It was a tragic weekend for aviation with 3 fatal crashes

It was a tumultuous weekend in aviation as three planes crashed, killing all aboard, in separate incidents in Ethiopia, Colombia and the United States. On Sunday, an Ethiopian Airlines plane crashed shortly after takeoff, killing all 157 people on board. Investigators have started their search into what caused the deadly incident. On Saturday, a plane…MORE

Dinosaur fossil found in Australia was about the size of a wallaby

Dinosaur fossil found in Australia was about the size of a wallaby

Kangaroos and wallabies weren’t around in Australia 125 million years ago, but small herbivorous dinosaurs that also bounded around on powerful back legs were. Researchers discovered five fossilized jaws from a previously unknown dinosaur in the state of Victoria that was about the size of a modern-day wallaby. Wallabies are diminutive members of the taxonomy…MORE

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