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Postman Who Survived Nagasaki☢ Nuclear 💣Bomb Passes Away💐 at 88

Prominent nuclear disarmament campaigner Sumiteru Taniguchi, who was delivering mail in Nagasaki when the United States dropped an atomic bomb in 1945, died on Wednesday at the age of 88. Taniguchi, once considered a front-runner for the Nobel Peace Prize, died of cancer at a hospital in the southwestern Japanese …

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Archaeologists uncover the lost Royal palace of Henry VIII

Archaeologists in London have uncovered the remains of Greenwich Palace, the birthplace of Henry VIII and Elizabeth I. The Palace, which once stood on the site now occupied by the Old Royal Naval College, has been revealing some of its secrets. Two rooms from the Tudor-era palace were found when …

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Researchers Just Proved Crystals Can Bend, Flipping Chemistry on Its Head

Researchers have shown that crystals can be so flexible they can be bent repeatedly and even tied up in knots, overhauling our current understanding of the structures, and challenging the very definition of a crystal.

Crystals are brittle because of the way their molecules are arranged - they're highly organised structures …

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Stunning satellite photo reveals volcanic eruption in Russia

Eruptions from one of the most active volcanic regions in the world sent plumes of ash and steam into the sky this week, as captured in a spectacular image by an Earth-monitoring satellite.

Shiveluch, a massive stratovolcano made up of ash and hardened lava is located on the Russian Kamchatka …

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George Washington's 'rediscovered' Revolutionary War sash on display

The storied blue sash worn by George Washington during the Revolutionary War has gone on display at Philadelphia’s Museum of the American Revolution.

The sash, on loan from Harvard’s Peabody Museum of Ethnography and Archaeology, was rediscovered several years ago by Dr. Philip Mead, chief historian and director …

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James Webb Space Telescope Surrounded by Rising Floodwaters

After unleashing days of torrential rains and devastating floods that swamped Houston and much of southeastern Texas, the former Hurricane Harvey is now threatening NASA’s Johnson Space Center (JSC)—and with it some of the space agency’s most valuable assets, such as the $8.6 billion James Webb …

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Whales risk death to flee deafening sonar

Sonar from military ships and helicopters is forcing whales to dive for so long that they are at risk of a fatal condition similar to the bends, according to a study.

One beaked whale fleeing the sound waves slipped underwater for 163 minutes, almost half an hour more than the …

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Apple wins technical Emmy award for Siri’s integration with Apple TV

Apple is among a handful of companies who have just been honoured with Emmy awards. Yes, you read that right. The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announced the awards in a press release today, highlighting the “Sciences” aspect of its name.

Apple specifically was awarded with an Emmy …

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Cummins unveils an electric big rig weeks before Tesla

The engine giant Cummins has unveiled a concept semi truck, the AEOS, that runs entirely on the power of an electric motor and a 140kWh battery pack. It's roughly as powerful as a 12-liter fossil fuel engine and could haul 44,000 pounds of cargo, just without the emissions or …

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