Streets have been eerily quiet in recent months as coronavirus lockdowns imposed by governments around the world hit the pause button on normal life. Streets have been eerily quiet in recent months as coronavirus lockdowns imposed by governments around the world hit the pause button on normal life. And whileContinue Reading

Honeywell claims it has built the most powerful quantum computer ever. Honeywell, a company best known for making control systems for homes, businesses and planes, claims to have built the most powerful quantum computer ever. Other researchers are sceptical about its power, but for the company, it is a stepContinue Reading

 EGO/VIRGO COLLABORATION/PERCIBALLIThe LIGO-Virgo collaboration runs some of the most exquisite scientific instruments ever built Scientists have discovered an astronomical object that has never been observed before. It is more massive than collapsed stars, known as “neutron stars”, but has less mass than black holes. Such “black neutron stars” were notContinue Reading

‘Possibility of life’: scientists map Saturn’s exotic moon Titan Scientists on Monday unveiled the first global geological map of Saturn’s moon Titan including vast plains and dunes of frozen organic material and lakes of liquid methane, illuminating an exotic world considered a strong candidate in the search for life beyondContinue Reading

Tackle your child’s weight – without giving them a complex Jusna Begum lives near the South Bank in London with her four children, aged between one and 11. When a health visitor told her that her three-year-old girl was “on the chubby side”, Begum was surprised. “I didn’t think sheContinue Reading

Facebook faces legal fight over facial recognition Image copyrightREUTERSImage captionFacebook should have done more to tell people it was collecting facial data, say Illinois users A US court has thrown out an attempt by Facebook to stop legal action over the way it collected images of people’s faces. The caseContinue Reading