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LIGO Detects Gravitational Waves From Merging Black Holes For Third Time

LIGO Detects Gravitational Waves From Merging Black Holes For Third Time

Like both of its predecessors, the latest gravitational wave is believed to have been created after the merger of two black holes - in this instance, black holes that were 31 times and 19 times the mass of our Sun merged to produce a single object of almost 49 solar masses, according to BBC News .


Hundreds of Massive Craters Discovered in Arctic Seafloor

Hundreds of Massive Craters Discovered in Arctic Seafloor

Some of these craters had been discovered in the early 1990s, but only now have scientists mapped the features in detail. Massive craters created by methane blowouts centuries ago are still leaking the greenhouse gas . The remains of methane burps. "Unless a glacier happens to cap a deep thermogenic [hydrocarbon] source, the lack of any carbon would preclude the formation of massive shallow hydrates", says Patrick Crill at Stockholm University in Sweden.


Manchester Police Will Not Share Attack Updates With US Following Leaks

Manchester Police Will Not Share Attack Updates With US Following Leaks

In a Facebook post, the Special Deterrence Force, which operates out of a former USA military base, said Hashem had been a member of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. The names of the people in custody have not been released. Ramadan Abedi , who is alleged to have been a member of the al-Qaida-backed Libyan Islamic Fighting group in the 1990s - a claim he denies - told the AP before he was arrested that his son was not involved with the concert bombing and was not connected to the ...



May and Corbyn prepare for final pre-election TV grilling

General elections usually take place every five years in the United Kingdom but Prime Minister May surprised many by calling a "snap" election in April, a move she said would strengthen her hand ahead of Brexit negotiations. "The country is coming together but Westminster is not", she said at the time . Mr McDonnell, the Shadow Chancellor, Ms Thornberry, the Shadow Foreign Secretary and Ms Abbott, the Shadow Home Secretary, are all close allies of the Labour leader.



Inside the National Spelling Bee: Dissecting the winning words

Lily Tugbah, a student of Solidarity International School in Ashiaman could not go past the second round of the contest but believes she has amassed a life-changing experience from it. If she goes after this project with the intensity that brought her the national spelling championship, it will be a success. And the 12-year-old victor was so confident that she wrote her winner's speech before she even showed up for the competition.



British PM, rival face angry voters as election nears

Although as election day nears, the Tory lead in the polls has continued to narrow, economist Andrew Goodwin at Oxford Economics said the party started with such a large lead that "anything other than an enhanced majority would be a major surprise and there remains a good chance that the majority will approach three figures".