Sci – Tech
The Milky Way is huge. But just how huge?
Imogen Whittam/ Gulf newsThe Milky Way is the galaxy we live in. A galaxy is a system of millions or billions of stars. They’re all mixed together with gas and dust, and the whole lot is held together by gravity. As far as astronomers like me can tell, there are about ...বিস্তারিত
The future of content: Can AI replace humans
Rilind Elezaj / Hacker NoonThe robot uprising is a very legitimate fear that many people have. Some people believe that it is only a matter of time before robots completely take over the world. They believe that human beings are slowly creating the tools for their own de ...বিস্তারিত
The moon that got away
Marina Koren/The AtlanticFor the first time, astronomers thought they’d discovered a moon in another solar system. But others weren’t sure it actually existed. This might offend some astronomers, but exoplanets are kind of old news. Over the course of two decades, t ...বিস্তারিত
How long has gravity existed?
Brooke Simmons/ The Happy ScientistGravity is a force between two masses, so gravity exists wherever there is mass. To discover when gravity started to exist, we need to understand what mass is, and when it started to exist.Let’s dive right in: “mass” is what we us ...বিস্তারিত
How do sea creatures drink sea water and not get sick?
Glenn Hyndes, Professor in Coastal Ecology, Edith Cowan University/ The ConversationEverything in our bodies is made of cells. And these cells need chemicals, such as salt, in and around them to work properly. The chemical balance needs to be just right.If we don’t get ...বিস্তারিত
UAE jump to 1st globally in internet and telephony report
Gulfnews: The UAE has jumped from the 104th spot to first place globally in the internet and telephony level of competition, according to Telecommunications Regulatory Authority in a statement released today by WAM. The Knowledge Index Report, which was recently published ...বিস্তারিত
Are humans going to evolve again?
Darren Curnoe/ The ConversationHumans are evolving right now and will continue to do so even if we don’t notice it. This might sound a bit far-fetched, so let me explain what I mean. The big changes Biologists who study evolution do so by examining evidence on two sc ...বিস্তারিত
How to live better and stop destroying the planet
Ana Paula Aguiar, Pernilla Malmer & Odirilwe Selomane/ Project SyndicateA recent United Nations-backed report highlighted the scale of destruction humans are inflicting on the natural world. To reverse these trends, humanity must transform its economic models and foo ...বিস্তারিত
Why do leaves fall off trees?
Matilda Brown, PhD, University of Tasmania/ The ConversationThe short answer is that leaves fall off trees when they aren’t doing their job any more. A leaf’s job is to turn sunlight into food for the tree. To do this, the leaf needs water. This water comes from the ...বিস্তারিত
Why does ice make a cracking sound when water is poured on it?
Daniel Southam/ The ConversationWater is an amazing thing, and without it life as we know it would be very different. Water is one of very few chemicals that is found as a liquid (water), solid (ice) and gas (steam) at any time on Earth. And it’s for this reason that i ...বিস্তারিত