Alien planet found spiraling to its doom around an aging star

Alien Planet Found Spiraling to its Doom Around an Aging Star

Newswise — Cambridge, Mass. – For the first time, astronomers have spotted an exoplanet whose orbit is decaying around an evolved, or older, host star. The stricken world appears destined to spiral closer and closer to its maturing star until collision and ultimate obliteration.   The discovery offers new insights into the long-winded process of…

Scientists discover what was on the menu of the first dinosaurs

Scientists Discover What Was on the Menu of the First Dinosaurs

Newswise — The earliest dinosaurs included carnivorous, omnivorous and herbivorous species, according to a team of University of Bristol palaeobiologists. By looking at the tooth shapes of the earliest dinosaurs and simulating their tooth function with computational modelling, experts were able to compare them to living reptiles and their diets. Their findings, published today in Science…

Astronomers find two exoplanets that may be mostly water

Astronomers Find Two Exoplanets That May Be Mostly Water

Newswise — A team led by Université de Montréal astronomers has found evidence that two exoplanets orbiting a red dwarf star are “water worlds,” planets where water makes up a large fraction of the volume. These worlds, located in a planetary system 218 light-years away in the constellation  Lyra, are unlike any planets found in…

This invention could be the home protection many have been waiting for

This Invention Could Be the Home Protection Many Have Been Waiting For

This One Second Video from a French company that may change the way we think about home security threats, intruders, and non-lethal force forever:  The operating principle is simple: The action of an electric motor ejects a metal arm out of a box and, driven by centrifugal force, employs a chain composed of segments and…

How technological innovations might be able to reduce drunk driving

How Technological Innovations Might Be Able to Reduce Drunk Driving

Modern technological advances have progressed in various sectors. From personal handheld devices like cell phones to electronic scooters, technology has rapidly boomed. The automotive industry is one such sector with significant growth in technology. Today, numerous cars have advanced features, including assisted driving, collision warnings, and automatic lights. As vehicle tech developments continue to grow,…

8-year-old cancer survivor has comic book wish come true after losing his eye 

8-year-old Cancer Survivor Has Comic Book Wish Come True After Losing His Eye 

Aspiring comic book artist Clark Northfield, 8, had his wish to meet author and illustrator Jamie Smart granted at Shangri La The Shard, London, after losing an eye to retinoblastoma. The charity Make-A-Wish UK, which granted Clark’s wish, has now helped to grant over 1000 wishes in 2022 alone for critically ill children like Clark. …