The space rock that hit the moon at 61,000 kilometers an hour

Observers watching January's total eclipse of the Moon saw a rare event, a short-lived flash as a meteorite hit the lunar surface. Spanish astronomers now think the space rock collided with the Moon at 61,000 kilometres an ...

Industrial fishing behind plummeting shark numbers

A team of researchers, led by international conservation charity ZSL (Zoological Society of London), has discovered that sharks are much rarer in habitats nearer large human populations and fish markets. The team also found ...

Crows caught on camera fashioning special hook tools

Dr Jolyon Troscianko, from the University of Exeter, and Dr Christian Rutz, from the University of St Andrews, have captured first video recordings documenting how these tropical corvids fashion these particularly complex ...

Sony to release a professional grade OLED screen

(PhysOrg.com) -- Sony is set to begin selling a professional-grade monitor that will contain the largest number of commercial organic light-emitting diodes in a single screen produced to date. The monitor, which was designed ...

Mistletoe hugs, kisses spotted by computer (w/ Video)

(PhysOrg.com) -- Hugs and kisses exchanged under the mistletoe are among the human interactions which can now be automatically recognized by computers from video footage, thanks to new research.

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