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What COVID-19 travel bans have done to conservation

(5 days ago) 9 hours ago · While the contributions of travel and tourism to GDP in African states dropped in line with the global 2020 average (Africa experienced a 49.2% decline while the global average was 49.5%

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Time travel news and latest updates

(4 days ago) Evolutionary 'time travel' reveals enzyme's origins, possible future designs "The distinction between the past, present and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion," Albert Einstein wrote.

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Looking for transformative travel

(6 days ago) Travel is often viewed as what anthropologists call a "rite of passage": structured rituals in which individuals separate themselves from their familiar surroundings, undergo change and return

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Low-income people saw smallest drop in travel during …

(8 days ago) Low-income people were the least likely to reduce their local travel during the COVID-19 lockdown, probably because they still had to go to work, a case study in …

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The end of global travel as we know it: An opportunity for

(3 days ago) Air travel features prominently in discussions about reducing carbon emissions. Even if commercial aviation accounts "only" for about 2.4% of all emissions from fossil-fuel use, flying is still

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Time travel into the future is totally possible

(9 days ago) Time travel into the future is totally possible. Believe it or not, time travel is possible. In fact, you're doing it right now. Every single second of every single day, you are advancing into

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The annihilating effects of space travel

(1 days ago) The University of Sydney team is the first to publish on the effects of theoretical space travel using an Alcubierre warp drive, in the leading journal of the American Physical Society, Physical

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A potential model for a real physical warp drive

(3 days ago) A pair of researchers at Applied Physics has created what they describe as the first general model for a warp drive, a model for a space craft that could travel faster than the speed of light

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Research finds some bacteria travel an alternate path …

(3 days ago) Research finds some bacteria travel an alternate path to antibiotic resistance 26 April 2019, by Adam Hadhazy Princeton researchers found that certain bacteria,

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Have resistance, will travel

(5 days ago) Have resistance, will travel. by Dr Nancy Endersby-Harshman, Dr Tom Schmidt, Dr Qiong Yang, Professor Ary Hoffmann, University of Melbourne. The …

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How do cells travel through our bodies

(7 days ago) One of the most basic yet least understood processes in our bodies is how cells crawl along tissues. This behavior is essential to the formation of an embryo and other processes, but it …

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How far do invasive species travel

(1 days ago) How far do invasive species travel? by Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg . The orange day-lily is an alien species in Central Europe and was introduced over a …

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Amsterdam is a model for what tourism should look like

(8 days ago) Amsterdam is a model for what tourism should look like after COVID. When COVID hit the Netherlands in 2020, Amsterdam emptied of visitors overnight. Long …

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Avengers: Endgame exploits time travel and quantum

(8 days ago) Time travel in the Endgame In the movie, the characters first make fun of many other time-travel movies such as Back to the Future and the Terminator series where changing your own past and …

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A travel app to make you—and your environment—feel better

(1 days ago) Lastly, SUNSET makes travel a positive experience by allowing individuals to share (part of) their (anonymised) mobility profile with road authorities, and public or private transport-service

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How COVID-19 could impact travel for years to come

(3 days ago) Travel industry consulting firms predicted the continuing pattern of travel growth across all of the major components of travel including hotels, cruises and surface travel as well as air. The

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How Einstein could help unlock the mysteries of space travel

(9 days ago) How Einstein could help unlock the mysteries of space travel. Warp drives might be the stuff of science fiction, but they could be a step closer to reality if we look to Einstein's theory of

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Space travel for billionaires is the surprise topic with

(9 days ago) Space travel for billionaires is the surprise topic with bipartisan American support, but not from Gen Z. by Joseph Cabosky, The Conversation

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Computing with time travel

(1 days ago) Computing with time travel. If the universe allows 'open timelike curves', particles travelling back in time along them could help to perform currently intractable computations. Even …

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New study suggests that sperm whales travel together, dine

(2 days ago) Credit: Craig Hayslip. Sperm whales have long been known to be highly social creatures and a new study confirms that when a group of them travel, …

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Why beer mats do not fly in a straight line

(8 days ago) Playing cards travel distances of up to 60 meters. Incidentally, beer mats travel most stably, and thus the furthest, if they rotate very quickly—a trick that has also been mastered by the world

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Interstellar Spaceflight: Is It Possible

(9 days ago) With current space travel limited to just a few robotic probes visiting nearby planets, how realistic is it to think about reaching the nearest stars? For the short term, not very – especially

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'Passengers' and the real-life science of deep space travel

(4 days ago) From "Aliens" to "Interstellar," Hollywood has long used suspended animation to overcome the difficulties of deep space travel, but the once-fanciful sci-fi …

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Warp drives may come with a killer downside

(5 days ago) “Warp” technology and faster-than-light (FTL) space travel has been a staple of science fiction for decades. The distances in space are just so vast and planetary systems — even within a

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Sunny outlook for domestic tourism in Australia post COVID

(5 days ago) Key points. More than 50 percent of Australians want to travel domestically when restrictions lift; The number one motivator cited for traveling is the …

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Stephen Hawking's final book suggests time travel may one

(4 days ago) "If one made a research grant application to work on time travel it would be dismissed immediately," writes the physicist Stephen Hawking in his posthumous book …

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Don't stop me now! Superluminal travel in Einstein's universe

(Just Now) Don't stop me now! Superluminal travel in Einstein's universe. by Geraint Lewis, The Conversation. Hyperspace may one day be a reality. Credit: …

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Chances of hypersonic travel heat up with new materials

(3 days ago) Hypersonic travel means moving at Mach five or above, which is at least five times faster than the speed of sound. When moving at such velocity …

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Modal time theory: Understanding human existence through

(9 days ago) Modal time theory: Understanding human existence through time travel and music. by Flo­rian Meyer, ETH Zurich. Credit: CC0 Public Domain. Time is …

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Gravitational Space Corridors Could Slash Space Travel

(6 days ago) (PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists studying space travel possibilities have proposed that gravitational space corridors could be used by spacecraft, in …

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Former Bell Labs site seeks to inspire new inventors

(9 days ago) Using Monopods for city travel utilizing linear induction motors. 19 hours ago. What is wrong with this picture? Oct 10, 2021. CNC laser exhaust. Oct 08, 2021. Radar and imaging technology.

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Calculating average distance travelled by low-speed

(8 days ago) A research team has developed a theoretical algorithm to accurately calculate the average distance traveled by low-energy/low-speed electrons without energy loss that are sensitive to …

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Breaking the warp barrier for faster-than-light travel

(5 days ago) If travel to distant stars within an individual's lifetime is going to be possible, a means of faster-than-light propulsion will have to be found. To date, even recent research about superluminal

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Could plasma jet thrusters 'kickstart' interplanetary travel

(Just Now) Could plasma jet thrusters 'kickstart' interplanetary travel? by Nancy Atkinson. A great offshoot from commercial space companies getting a foothold in real missions to orbit is that the old

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Travel through wormholes is possible, but slow

(4 days ago) Travel through wormholes is possible, but slow. A Harvard physicist has shown that wormholes can exist: tunnels in curved space-time, connecting two …

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Are Magnetically Levitating 'Sky Pods' the Future of Travel

(4 days ago) A company in California, called Unimodal Systems, has designed a transport system that allows individualized travel, but that is also a form of mass transit. The key lies in the use of "sky pods

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Chimpanzees will travel for preferred foods, innovate

(2 days ago) Chimpanzees will travel for preferred foods, innovate solutions. Female chimpanzee Chuckie gathers tokens to exchange for grapes at Lincoln …

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Plasma Rocket Could Travel to Mars in 39 Days

(8 days ago) A 10- to 20-megawatt VASIMR engine could propel human missions to Mars in just 39 days, whereas conventional rockets would take six months or …

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Could Iceland volcano disrupt air travel

(2 days ago) "The travel disruption in Northern Europe caused by the eruption of Eyjafjallajökull in 2010 was caused because winds carried a plume of volcanic …

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Calgary rolls out Bluetooth travel time system

(2 days ago) The system will operate from 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Monday to Friday, and the city will further test and monitor it during peak travel times. Once the reliability of the system is assessed. a

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Crocodiles ride ocean currents to travel the high seas

(Just Now) The Torres Straits is notorious for strong water currents, and when the crocodile arrived the currents were moving opposite to its direction of travel. It waited in a sheltered bay for four days

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How driverless cars will change travel

(Just Now) The idea of a completely autonomous vehicle is exciting—and a bit scary. As we envision future advancements on the road, many would like to know …

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Natural disasters contribute to holiday travel delays

(1 days ago) Holiday travel is stressful enough—we know we're supposed to arrive at the airport early, give extra time to drive places, and expect delays. But what about checking the weather on the other

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How Safe Is Travel To Mars

(4 days ago) As NASA lays plans for travel to the moon and Mars, the agency is exploring propulsion systems, crew modules, and habitat structures. It has looked at …

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Video: Can wormholes act like time machines

(9 days ago) Time travel into the past is a tricky thing. We know of no single law of physics that absolutely forbids it, and yet we can't find a way to do it, and if we could do it, the possibility opens up

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When the speed of light depends on its direction

(8 days ago) Light does not travel at the same speed in all directions under the effect of an electromagnetic field. Although predicted by theory, this counter-intuitive effect has for …

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