Black Holes and Purring Elephants
In this NewsFlash, we uncover the violent history of hot Jupiters and shed light on Black Holes. Plus, we ask if Elephants can purr, find out why females live longer, and discover the robot with a tail!
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A paper published in Nature last week has discovered that planetary systems containing so-called hot Jupiters are likely to have had violent pasts.
The way elephants make the low-frequency rumbles they use to communicate over long distances has been revealed by scientists in Austria.
Schistosomiasis, also known as bilharzia is a parasitic disease that infects more than 200 million people. Adults eventually develop immunity but for some reason, children donít. Now, scientists have discovered why and this could help us to develop a new vaccine...
The journal Science have produced a special issue dedicated to the subject of black hole research, and we look at what is known about the X-ray emission of black holes.
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