Livescience.com https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=feeds/all Live Science features groundbreaking developments in science, space, technology, health, the environment, our culture and history. Sat, 07 Dec 2019 15:02:00 +0000 The Universe Remembers Gravitational Waves — And We Can Find Them https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=universe-remembers-gravitational-waves.html Gravitational waves leave behind a memory — a permanent bend in space-time — as they pass through. Paul Sutter https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=universe-remembers-gravitational-waves.html Sat, 07 Dec 2019 14:19:15 +0000 Why Do We Hiccup? https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=why-we-hiccup.html Is there a purpose to these repeated "hics"? Ashley P. Taylor https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=why-we-hiccup.html Sat, 07 Dec 2019 13:00:00 +0000 This Brainless, Single-Celled Blob Can Make Complex 'Decisions' https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=single-celled-organisms-decisions.html The blob will make decisions to move if in the presence of an irritating substance. Yasemin Saplakoglu https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=single-celled-organisms-decisions.html Fri, 06 Dec 2019 21:21:27 +0000 A Tiny Leak Led to a Massive, Unexpected Collapse at Kilauea Volcano https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=collapse-at-kilauea-volcano-explained.html The 2018 eruption of Kilauea in Hawaii featured the spectacular collapse of the volcano's caldera, creating a hole nearly as deep as One World Trade Center in New York City is tall at its summit. Stephanie Pappas https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=collapse-at-kilauea-volcano-explained.html Fri, 06 Dec 2019 21:03:40 +0000 Plants 'Scream' in the Face of Stress https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=plants-squeal-when-stressed.html A new study suggests that plants that are stressed by drought or physical damage may emit ultrasonic squeals. Nicoletta Lanese https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=plants-squeal-when-stressed.html Fri, 06 Dec 2019 19:39:59 +0000 The Most Amazing Science Images of the Week https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=amazing-science-photos.html Here's a look at the stunning science photos released this week. Jeanna Bryner https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=amazing-science-photos.html Fri, 06 Dec 2019 17:29:14 +0000 Could Time-Restricted Eating Help You Lose Weight? https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=time-restricted-eating-lose-weight.html Restricting your eating time to a daily 10-hour window could help fight obesity and diabetes, new research finds. Satchin Panda https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=time-restricted-eating-lose-weight.html Fri, 06 Dec 2019 13:46:38 +0000 Here's How a Princeton Physicist Lost Classified H-Bomb Documents in 1953 … on a Night Train https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=hydrogen-bomb-secrets-lost.html A physicist who coined the term "black hole" lost highly sensitive nuclear weapons information when the U.S. had just completed tests of the first hydrogen bomb. Mindy Weisberger https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=hydrogen-bomb-secrets-lost.html Fri, 06 Dec 2019 13:27:27 +0000 Why Baby Yoda Won't Be Coming Home for Christmas https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=baby-yoda-not-coming-home-for-christmas.html The Mandalorian director Jon Favreau addresses the lack of Baby Yoda toys for the holidays. George Marsten https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=baby-yoda-not-coming-home-for-christmas.html Fri, 06 Dec 2019 12:32:03 +0000 Black Tar Heroin May Be Causing Deadly 'Flesh-Eating' Infections in San Diego https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=black-tar-heroin-flesh-eating-infection.html Seven people in San Diego have died in recent months from a "flesh eating" infection tied to use of black tar heroin, according to health officials. Rachael Rettner https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=black-tar-heroin-flesh-eating-infection.html Fri, 06 Dec 2019 12:17:50 +0000 Albert Einstein: The Life of a Brilliant Physicist https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=albert-einstein.html So much more than funny hair. Adam Mann https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=albert-einstein.html Thu, 05 Dec 2019 22:10:53 +0000 Student Solves a Decades-Old Physics Mystery https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=why-gas-bubbles-stuck-vertical-tubes.html Why do gas bubbles appear to get stuck inside narrow vertical tubes? Yasemin Saplakoglu https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=why-gas-bubbles-stuck-vertical-tubes.html Thu, 05 Dec 2019 20:14:30 +0000 Famous World War I Battleship Discovered at the Bottom of the Atlantic https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=famous-wwi-german-warship-discovered-scharnhorst.html The wreck of one of the most famous German warships of World War I has been located on the seafloor near the Falkland Islands, where it sank in a battle with British warships more than 100 years ago. Tom Metcalfe https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=famous-wwi-german-warship-discovered-scharnhorst.html Thu, 05 Dec 2019 19:26:50 +0000 Love It or Hate It, Tesla Cybertruck Is Revolutionary https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=why-tesla-cybertruck-is-revolutionary.html The so-called Cybertruck is an angular, stainless steel, all-electric pickup truck that quickly became polarizing. Here's why it's revolutionary. Michael D. Mehta https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=why-tesla-cybertruck-is-revolutionary.html Thu, 05 Dec 2019 14:30:31 +0000 Brazen Thieves Plunder Priceless Jewels and Historic Artifacts in 2 Heists in Germany https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=germany-jewels-spy-heists.html In two daring heists that took place just days apart in Germany, burglars stole precious gems and artifacts from museums in two cities. Mindy Weisberger https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=germany-jewels-spy-heists.html Thu, 05 Dec 2019 13:50:24 +0000 Incredible Time-Lapse Video Shows Giant Greenland Lake Disappearing Within Hours https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=greenland-ice-sheet-lake-drains.html The drainage of meltwater lakes may be making Greenland more unstable than scientists previously realized. Stephanie Pappas https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=greenland-ice-sheet-lake-drains.html Thu, 05 Dec 2019 13:22:35 +0000 Lonely Antarctic Expeditions Shrink People's Brains https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=antarctic-expedition-changes-the-brain.html Researchers speculated that living in relative isolation and a "monotonous" environment may cause certain brain structures to shrink. Nicoletta Lanese https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=antarctic-expedition-changes-the-brain.html Thu, 05 Dec 2019 12:00:48 +0000 'Crazymothers' Want You to Stop Calling Them 'Anti-Vaxxers' https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=anti-vaxxers-try-to-change-name.html An anti-vaccine group wants to rebrand itself as "vaccine risk aware." Here's why they can't. Nicoletta Lanese https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=anti-vaxxers-try-to-change-name.html Wed, 04 Dec 2019 23:10:36 +0000 Once-a-Month Birth Control Pill Is in the Works https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=once-a-month-birth-control-pill.html The once-a-month birth control pill is embedded into a starfish-like organic device. Yasemin Saplakoglu https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=once-a-month-birth-control-pill.html Wed, 04 Dec 2019 20:21:56 +0000 Evidence of an Alien Planet Spotted Around a White Dwarf, a Cosmic First https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=alien-planet-around-white-dwarf-first-discovery.html For the first time ever, astronomers have spotted evidence of a planet circling a superdense stellar corpse known as a white dwarf, a new study reports. Mike Wall https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=alien-planet-around-white-dwarf-first-discovery.html Wed, 04 Dec 2019 19:00:15 +0000 Solar Probe Finds Active, Mysterious Corona, Surprising Scientists https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=parker-solar-probe-sun-findings.html NASA's Parker Solar Probe has passed through the outer atmosphere of the sun, and now we get to see what it found. Rafi Letzter https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=parker-solar-probe-sun-findings.html Wed, 04 Dec 2019 18:17:10 +0000 Is the Universe Curved? Not So Fast. https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=universe-flat-or-curved-debate.html A new study has called into question the prevailing notion that the universe is "flat." The stakes of this cosmological debate are huge. Paul Sutter https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=universe-flat-or-curved-debate.html Wed, 04 Dec 2019 12:57:20 +0000 Radar Uncovers Viking Ship Buried on Norway Farm https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=viking-ship-georadar-norway.html The remains of a Viking ship have been discovered on a farm near a medieval church at Edøy, on the island of Smøla, in Norway. Owen Jarus https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=viking-ship-georadar-norway.html Wed, 04 Dec 2019 12:24:47 +0000 'The Pill' Might Shrink Certain Brain Regions Among Women Taking It https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=birth-control-brain-hypothalamus.html A brain region called the hypothalamus is smaller among women who use birth control pills, compared with non-users, a new study finds. Chloe Williams https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=birth-control-brain-hypothalamus.html Wed, 04 Dec 2019 12:00:00 +0000 19 Galaxies Are Apparently Missing Dark Matter. No One Knows Why. https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=19-galaxies-missing-dark-matter.html Nineteen newly discovered dwarf galaxies seem to be missing their dark matter, and physicists aren't sure why. Rafi Letzter https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=19-galaxies-missing-dark-matter.html Tue, 03 Dec 2019 20:55:04 +0000 Concussions Damage the 'Bridge' Between the Two Halves of the Brain https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=concussion-disrupts-information-flow-in-the-brain.html The bridge between both halves of the brain fundamentally changes after concussion. Nicoletta Lanese https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=concussion-disrupts-information-flow-in-the-brain.html Tue, 03 Dec 2019 18:18:41 +0000 Quantum Supremacy Is Unlikely, Scientist Says https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=quantum-supremacy-debate.html Google claims quantum supremacy – IBM says not so fast. One researcher explains why he doesn't see quantum computers outpacing classical computers any time soon ... and maybe not ever. Subhash Kak https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=quantum-supremacy-debate.html Tue, 03 Dec 2019 16:21:08 +0000 What Is the Hubble Constant? https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=hubble-constant.html It's an expanding problem. Adam Mann https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=hubble-constant.html Tue, 03 Dec 2019 15:42:30 +0000 Hoag's Object Is a Galaxy Within a Galaxy Within a Galaxy (and Nobody Knows Why) https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=hoags-object-perfect-ring-mystery.html Hoag's object, which is a galaxy within a galaxy within a galaxy, has befuddled stargazers since astronomer Arthur Hoag discovered it in 1950. Brandon Specktor https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=hoags-object-perfect-ring-mystery.html Tue, 03 Dec 2019 12:44:06 +0000 Frothy and Toxic Bubbles Cover One of India’s Most Famous Beaches https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=toxic-foam-covers-india-beach.html A beach in India is coated in knee-deep foam that experts warn is toxic. Stephanie Pappas https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=toxic-foam-covers-india-beach.html Tue, 03 Dec 2019 12:35:41 +0000