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Huge Planet Found Orbiting Dwarf Star 14 May 2018

Huge Planet Found Orbiting Dwarf Star

TEHRAN  – What does it take to build a gas giant? Building models of planet formation and studying exosolar systems have both provided us with some hints. But there’s a small but growing list of cases where the two of these approaches disagree about what’s possible. A new paper adds to that list by describing […]

Asteroid Size of a Small House to Fly Past Earth Next Week 07 Oct 2017

Asteroid Size of a Small House to Fly Past Earth Next Week

TEHRAN – A huge space rock approaching Earth is set to make a relatively close pass next week when it flies by our planet at about one-eighth of the distance to the moon. NASA said it would use the opportunity to test its ability to tackle the asteroid threat. Asteroid 2012 TC4, approaching Earth at […]

Why Is Yawning so Contagious? 02 Sep 2017

Why Is Yawning so Contagious?

TEHRAN – Experts published a research that suggests the human propensity for contagious yawning is triggered automatically by primitive reflexes in the primary motor cortex – an area of the brain responsible for motor function. Feeling tired? Even if we aren’t tired, why do we yawn if someone else does? Experts at the University of […]