Tag: Mass

  • A single hormone that can help increase lifespan has been identified in mice

    Low-protein diets seem to have incredible benefits for the health and lifespan of rodents, fruit flies, and yeasts. A new study in mice has just identified a single hormone essential to these curious anti-aging effects. The hormone is called fibroblast growth factor 21 (FGF21) and it is secreted by the liver. In recent years, studies […]

  • Live broadcast of mass shootings in US supermarkets banned

    PolicyUpdate May 15, 2022 11:48 p.m.3 minute read A gunman opened fire in a supermarket in Buffalo, New York, killing at least 10 people before being arrested. Video/Reuters A recording made during a deadly shooting in Buffalo, New York, has been banned in New Zealand. And Cabinet Secretary Megan Woods said the US gunman’s apparent […]

  • Study of over 800 planet-forming disks reveals startling planetary evolution

    Is our solar system comparable to other solar systems? What are the other systems like? We know from studies of exoplanets that many other systems have hot Jupiters, massive gas giants that orbit extremely close to their stars. Is this normal, and our solar system is the outlier? One way to address these questions is […]

  • Astronomers witness the X-ray ‘fireball’ of a stellar nova for the first time

    The brief but colossal flare of a dead star undergoing a nova explosion has been captured by one of the most powerful X-ray instruments in space. The joint German-Russian eROSITA telescope, aboard the Spektr-RG space observatory at Lagrange Point L2 (yes, Webb’s home), captured the so-called “fireball” phase for the first time. “of a classic […]

  • Astronomers witness the X-ray ‘fireball’ of a stellar nova for the first time

    The brief but colossal flare of a dead star undergoing a nova explosion has been captured by one of the most powerful X-ray instruments in space. The joint German-Russian eROSITA telescope, aboard the Spektr-RG space observatory at Lagrange Point L2 (yes, Webb’s home), captured the so-called “fireball” phase for the first time. “of a classic […]