The largest, brightest full moon in nearly seven decades will be on display in the coming days, promising Earth-bound sky-watchers a celestial “supermoon” spectacle.
The full moon will come nearer to Earth than at any time since 1948, astronomers said. At closest approach, which occurs at 6:23 a.m. EST on Monday, the moon will pass within 216,486 miles (348,400 km) of Earth’s surface, about 22,000 miles (35,400 km) closer than average, they added.
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Time For Truth: (Reuters) – Night delight: 'supermoon' to grace Earth's skies
A newly discovered species of dinosaur has been identified from an extraordinarily complete Chinese fossil almost destroyed by dynamite.
It was preserved raising its beaked head, with feathered wings outstretched in the mud it was mired in when it died 72 million years ago.
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Time For Truth: (BBC News) – Unknown dinosaur almost blown to oblivion
Paralysed people could walk again instantly after scientists developed a brain implant which turns thought into electrical signals in the spine so that lost feeling can be restored after injury.
Currently people who break their backs or suffer a spinal trauma are unable to stand or move even though their legs still work, because the signal which connects their brains to their muscles is disconnected.
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Time For Truth: (The Telegraph) – Paralysed people could walk again instantly after scientists prove brain implant works in primates
Anti-satellite weaponry is possible, something which should be reckoned with when planning possible military operations, defense expert Vasily Kashin told Sputnik China.
In an interview with Sputnik China, military expert Vasily Kashin described an anti-satellite weapon as a new reality which one should consider when planning a possible military operation.
With long flowing hair and rosy red cheeks, you might do a double take when you see Jia Jia, a humanoid robot.
Dubbed the ‘robot goddess’, Jia Jia is being taught deep learning abilities, including understanding human language, and detecting facial expressions.
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Time For Truth: (Daily Mail) – Meet China's freakishly realistic droids