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The Tooth And Nothing But The Tooth: John Lennon To Be Cloned?

  A dentist in Canada hopes to clone John Lennon using DNA from a rotten tooth extracted from the former Beatle in the mid 1960s. Lennon gave the yellow-brown cavitied tooth to his Weybridge housekeeper, Dot Jartlett as a gift, … Continue reading

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SpaceX Grasshopper Rocket Test Success. Watch the video here!

This week, SpaceX, the commercial space exploration technologies company headed by Paypal founder Elon Musk, performed a successful divert test of its “Grasshopper” reusable VTVL launch vehicle. The Grasshopper has been built to test technologies that will be incorporated into … Continue reading

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It’s Schrödinger’s Birthday! But simultaneously, it isn’t!

Erwin Schrödinger would have been 126 years old today.  The Austrian physicist that devised the famous thought experiment that has become known as Schrödinger’s Cat has been honoured by today’s Google doodle. Schrödinger was instrumental in the development of certain … Continue reading

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Perseid Bombardment Imminent!

It’s that time again, the annual cosmic lightshow in the form of the Perseid Meteor Shower. For the next five nights, debris from the comet Swift-Tuttle will pepper our skies, lighting up the night with burning dust and hot gravel … Continue reading

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Up Will Be Down, Black Will Be White, Cats And Dogs Living Together…

Our sun is about to flip over.   Its magnetic polarity, anyway. The sun’s rotation is differential, which means that some parts of it rotate faster than other parts of it. In the case of our sun, the equator rotates … Continue reading

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