Global warming is largely attributed to the emission of harmful greenhouse gases caused by industrial pollution and by simple day-to-day human activities, like driving cars and heating homes. Nowhere is the impact being felt greater than in the Arctic region where the temperatures are rising at an alarming rate.
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Chess-playing computers are not a new idea. The holy grail of programmers ever since computers were invented, they first made headlines in 1997, when IBM's Big Blue defeated the then world champion, Garry Kasparov. However, there have been none that actually sit across their opponents and make their moves just like humans, until now - Introducing the 'Chess Terminator', the first robot chess player that thinks and acts like a human (almost).
NASA's Cassini Spacecraft, which has been orbiting Saturn for over five years, has not only sent back amazing pictures, but also, exciting discoveries about the ringed planet. Just a few months back, the spacecraft found evidence of alien life on Titan, Saturn's largest moon and now, it seems that Rhea, its second largest moon has an atmosphere similar to that of Earth.
For many years now, scientists have wondered how reptiles from five related species of Chrysopelea paradisi, commonly known as 'flying' snakes, can stay afloat as they leap from one tree to the next, sometimes covering a distance of as much as 79 feet - Now, a new study has revealed that it may be all to do with the way they move.