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Hypersonic Plane Set to Carry Passengers from NY to London in Under 1-Hour at Mach 6

Reading Time: < 1 minute So, you’re a businessman in London with a crucial dinner in Tokyo just hours away. Even allowing for the nine-hour time difference, you won’t be needing to reset your morning alarm as you’ll be on the ground and knocking back the sake just two hours after take-off, thanks to hypersonic flight. At Mach 6 (4567mph), […]

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Scientists Discover Largest Cosmic Explosion Ever, Gamma Ray Bursts 3.7-Billion Light Years Into Space

Reading Time: < 1 minute Scientists have observed the largest and brightest cosmic explosion ever. Astronomers have called the gamma ray burst ‘the monster’ because it created five times more energy than the largest, captured 3.7 billion light years away. This single burst created five times more energy than the largest previously-known blast and if it had been closer to […]

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Scientists Announce That Jupiter and Saturn May be Filled with Diamonds

Reading Time: < 1 minute According to a group of scientists, lead by University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Kevin Baines, both of our solar system’s largest gas giants are home to conditions favorable to the creation of solid diamonds. That’s right, “about a thousand tons of diamonds per year.”   Here’s how it works: Massive lightning storms which cut across the gas […]