Using one of the most powerful lasers in the world, researchers have accelerated subatomic particles to the highest energies ever recorded from a compact accelerator. The team used a specialized petawatt laser and a charged-particle gas called plasma to get the particles up to speed. Show More Summary
If you missed it, the saga of Morrissey’s 2014 album World Peace Is None Of Your Business goes something like this: Harvest Records released the LP in July. In August, Morrissey was claiming that the label had dropped him and complaining about how badly they botched the release. By the end of the month, Harvest [...]
Using one of the most powerful lasers in the world, researchers have accelerated subatomic particles to the highest energies ever recorded from a compact accelerator. The team, from the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National...Show More Summary
A team from the University of New South Wales, Australia, just set a new world record for solar energy efficiency by successfully converting 40.4% of available sunlight into electricity. And what's even more remarkable is the fact that the record was achieved
The financial world focuses far too much on stocks. The stock market, despite being at record highs (meaning record market capitalizations) remains one of the smallest, and least sophisticated markets on the planet. Consider that stocks, even at current lofty levels, have a global market capitalization of slightly over $60 trillion. Show More Summary
Five gospels record the life of Jesus. Four you will find in books and the one you will find in the land they call Holy. Read the fifth gospel and the world of the four will open to you. St. Jerome I recall how struck I was by this idea...Show More Summary
Alia Atkinson became the first black woman to win a world swimming title when she triumphed in the 100m breaststroke at the world short-course championships in Doha on Saturday as more records tumbled. Alia Atkinson Becomes First Black Woman To
According to new temperature data analyzed by the United Nations' World Meteorological Organization, 2014 is currently tied with 2010 for the hottest year on record—suggesting that there has been no slowdown in global warming. By the end of the year, 2014
ARENA today congratulated researchers at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) for being the first in the world to convert more than 40% of the sunlight hitting a solar system into electricity.
A big weekend of action in the football world saw records equalled and broken, trophies handed out and tension mounting the in final rounds of matches in some domestic leagues. As ever, we've got all your essential reading for a worldwide...Show More Summary
The first ever "Beer Mile World Championship" took place last week. Here's the video of the men's race as they chased the world beer mile record of 4:57. I won't give any spoilers, you'll just have to watch. (And it's great how the announcers get so into it - it's a legit event!) 6-7 seconds for a beer? Holy nuts. Show More Summary
Journalists around the world are confronting a hostage-taking epidemic of record proportions, punctuated by the death Saturday of freelance journalist Luke Somers alongside South African teacher Pierre Korkie. Both were killed by their Al Qaeda kidnappers during a rescue attempt by US special forces in Yemen. Show More Summary
Solar researchers working at the University of New South Wales claim to have produced a system that converts over 40 percent of incoming sunlight into electricity, thereby taking the title of highest solar efficiency for a photovoltaic...Show More Summary
Warren Buffett became the world’s second-richest person after shares of Berkshire Hathaway reached a record high. ||| New York - Warren Buffett became the world’s second-richest person on Friday after shares of Berkshire Hathaway reached a record high. Show More Summary
Spieth won the Hero World Challenge on Sunday with a performance that the tournament’s host, Tiger Woods, could appreciate.
After almost five decades of popularity in the music world, Pink Floyd is officially saying goodbye to the industry — but not without an unexpected number of vinyl record sales as a send off. Pink Floyd recently had a 35th anniversary for their album The Wall and released their final album in November. Show More Summary
Remember when that absolute disaster of a Q3 GDP print hit Japan and the world of talking-heads proclaimed... "yeah, but.. capex revisions and stuff and things will make it all better" or some such nonsense? Well that's exactly what it was - utter nonsense. Show More Summary
Jordan Spieth won the Hero World Challenge with a performance that tournament host Tiger Woods could appreciate.
I love pets with all my heart and soul. When I lose one, it is like losing a child and I grieve long and deeply for them. I can’t help
UNSW Australia's solar researchers have converted over 40% of the sunlight hitting a solar system into electricity, the highest efficiency ever reported. The record efficiency was achieved in outdoor tests in Sydney, before being independently...Show More Summary