A new study published in the peer-reviewed journal Nature Climate Change finds that if Bitcoin is implemented at similar rates at which other technologies have been incorporated, it alone could produce enough emissions to raise global temperatures by 2°C as soon as 2033.
Launched in 2009, Kepler’s mission was actually born in the early 80s as scientists began to turn their attention to finding planets with similar characteristics to home. Here are just some of the cool discoveries made possible due to the intergalactic telescope.
Israeli fighter jets conducted a 3rd round of fresh airstrikes against the besieged Gaza Strip late Friday, bombarding the tiny enclave shortly after Israeli soldiers shot dead several protesters near the boundary fence.
Filed Wednesday, the NAACP lawsuit accuses the local election commission of bungling the processing of thousands of eleventh-hour voter registration applications.
The decision was a victory for voting rights activists, who feared the signature mismatch practice could disenfranchise thousands of voters.
Texas A&M University researchers have discovered what are believed to be the oldest weapons ever found in North America: ancient spear points that are 15,500 years old. The findings raise new questions about the settlement of early peoples on the continent.
Clever crows have shown how they can assemble tools from two or more non-functional components, a feat previously only seen in humans and great apes.
Having killed more than 200 Palestinians since March — including children, journalists, medics, and cripples — the IDF has apparently decided to show its more humane side, alerting advocacy groups to the plight of a lowly tortoise nearly murdered by Hamas “arson balloons.”
Ambitious proposal will see plastic cutlery, straws and cotton buds phased out across continent.
Dewayne Johnson was awarded $289 million by the courts after claims Monsanto’s weedkillers gave him terminal cancer.
Video footage shows unattended voting machines in Fulton County left in an unlocked room completely vulnerable to attackers the day before early voting begins.
Donald Daters, a new app seeking to “make American date again” and address the needs of alienated young Trump supporters, has reportedly leaked private user data immediately after the launch.
Researchers have identified a young star with four Jupiter and Saturn-sized planets in the most extreme range of orbits yet observed around it, the first time that so many massive planets have been detected in such a young system — raising interesting questions about how such a system might have formed.
Biomed engineers have demonstrated that, by injecting an artificial protein made from a solution of ordered and disordered segments, a solid scaffold forms in response to body heat, and in a few weeks seamlessly integrates into tissue — allowing them precise control of materials in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine.
The enigmatic and amusing message was apparently sent during the testing of an email newsletter platform, and it remains unclear how widely it was distributed.