Sherlock Holmes is one of the most famous characters in English literature, revered by fans of mystery from Victorian London to the present day, where he is still celebrated for his keen eye, wealth of knowledge, and aptitude for deductive reasoning. Indeed, Holmes has grown in status from a protagonist in a magazine serial to a genuine pop culture icon; his adventures with Dr. Watson have been featured in fifty-odd short stories and four novels and over 220 films and television shows since his
Black holes aren’t exactly polite eaters.
For the first time, scientists observed a black hole both devouring a star and ripping a plasma ‘burp’ as it consumed its meal — an incredibly rare find. Scientists have previously seen a black hole consume a star, and they’ve also seen black holes spew superheated matter, but this is the first time they’ve seen both events occur so closely together. Viewing this particular disappearing act at the center of a nearby galaxy has shed light on a prev
Virtual reality journalism can give news audiences a deeply intimate look at the hardships of refugees from war-torn countries such as Ukraine, Syria and South Sudan. But such technology could also give displaced refugees a virtual trip back to the hometowns that existed prior to the devastation of war.
A virtual driving simulation has helped one elderly North Korean man experience a trip to his home village after more than 68 years. Kim Gu-Hyeon (family name Kim) last visited his family
The event occurred on June 15, 1982.
“My stepfather and mother loved sailing in the 1980s,” the witness stated.“He owned a construction company and made good money. We would rent a sailboat for the weekend and sail to Catalina where my grandmother had a clothing store on the island. We sail over there many times.”
But the family had an odd encounter one evening when the witness, his stepfather and mother were sailing to Catalina.
The answer depends on how the question is approached
Click on this arresting photograph of Hawaii’s Mauna Kea volcano, shot from orbit, and then see if you can make out a series of white structures on the summit.
See them? They form a ‘C’ right at the top. (For an original, high resolution version of the image, go here.)
These are some of the 13 working telescopes near the volcano’s summit, as seen from the International Space Station on Nov. 1, 2015 and posted today by NASA’s Earth Observatory.
As the website for the University of Ha
This episode of Generation Anthropocene explores the history of the UN climate summit and what’s different at this year’s event
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- ‘UFO cloud’ spotted in Greensboro – Fox 8
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