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No, physicists haven't made a real wormhole.  What they did was pretty cool though

No, physicists haven’t made a real wormhole. What they did was pretty cool though

Enlarge / Artist’s illustration of a quantum experiment that studies the physics of traversable wormholes. Wormholes are a classic science fiction trope in popular media, if only because they provide such a handy futuristic plot device for avoiding the problem of relativity violation with longer travel. fast as light. In reality, they are purely theoretical. …

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COVID-19 'super-crooks': are they real and could genetics play a role?

COVID-19 ‘super-crooks’: are they real and could genetics play a role?

Over 600 million cases worldwide: COVID-19 has changed the world. Although there are still those who dodged it. Disease Control and Prevention estimates that almost half the population has never caught the virus and some scientists are struggling to understand why. Milwaukee, at Marquette University, Assistant Professor Dr. Nilanjan Lodh studies human genetics and infectious …

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Satellites detect no real climate benefit from 10 years of California forest carbon offset

Satellites detect no real climate benefit from 10 years of California forest carbon offset

Redwood forests like this one in California can store large amounts of carbon, but not if cut down. Shane Coffield Many companies promising “net zero” emissions to protect the climate rely on large tracts of forests and so-called carbon offsets to achieve this goal. On paper, carbon offsets appear to balance a company’s carbon emissions: …

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Earth could experience a 7th mass extinction, not the 6th – ‘A real decrease in the abundance of organisms’

New research indicates that a mass extinction occurred 550 million years ago, during the Ediacaran Period. Message from creatures 550 million years old to the present. Earth is currently in the midst of a mass extinction, losing thousands of species each year. New research suggests that environmental changes caused the first such event in recorded …

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Are real or artificial Christmas trees better for the environment?

Are real or artificial Christmas trees better for the environment?

Comment this story Comment Many American households are beginning to prepare for one of the biggest holidays of the year: Christmas. And for those celebrating, that often means knowing what to do about a tree – the centerpiece of the season’s festivities. The type of tree or, in some cases, trees you choose is largely …

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Natural or artificial: which Christmas tree option is better for the climate?

Natural or artificial: which Christmas tree option is better for the climate?

NEW YORK CITY — It’s that time of year when most Americans finish Thanksgiving leftovers and venture out in search of the best holiday sales. Most importantly, they plan their house centerpiece of the season: the Christmas tree. While some revel in the smell of a real tree and the joy of choosing one from …

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What's the real reason you can't go faster than the speed of light?

What’s the real reason you can’t go faster than the speed of light?

Albert Einstein is often considered one of the most influential scientists of all time, with brilliant ideas about the laws of nature. However, his work has a very disappointing consequence, especially for science buffs who hope to one day travel to distant stars. His theory demonstrated that there is one fastest speed in the Universe: …

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