Science 

The universe is infected with ALIEN DISEASES according to scientists in radical new study

There are about 10-100 times more viruses than all other organisms on Earth and scientists say we should look for them in space given how prolific and successful they are. The study is calling for an entirely new discipline known as “astrovirology” and wants scientists to start developing strategies and tools required to detect viruses off-planet. Portland State University biology professor Kenneth Stedman said: “More than a century has passed since the discovery of the first viruses. “Entering the second century of virology, we can finally start focusing beyond our…

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Entertainment 

Avengers Infinity War: Does THIS prove Thanos will cameo in Black Panther?

The next release in the Marvel Cinematic Universe is Black Panther, the franchise’s first black superhero-led movie. While fans will know the action takes place in the fictional African nation of Wakanda, one of its stars has revealed some of film will be set in outer space. Speaking with Variety, Whitaker, who plays the elder Zuri, spoke out on what can be expected in the new movie. He said: “We’re gonna see not only travel things but things that take us into outer space and things that take us into…

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Entertainment 

Avengers Infinity War: Darkest Hour star Gary Oldman set for MCU debut?

The 59-year-old acting legend picked up yet another gong, for his performance in Darkest Hour, at last night’s Screen Actors Guild Awards. While it’s almost certain he’ll win the Best Actor BAFTA and Oscar as well, what could such a varied actor have in mind for next project? On SAG’s red carpet, he was asked if he would like to enter Disney’s Marvel Cinematic Universe. Speaking with People, Oldman said: “Marvel hasn’t called me.” One of Darkest Hour’s producers, Eric Fellner, admitted he was surprised by the news, saying it…

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Top Stories World 

Sign of alien life? Mysterious phenomenon spotted in skies above Japan

Residents in Kyushu, an island in Japan, took to social media to share pictures of what appears to be a colourful haze of smoke in the sky. Pictures posted on Twitter show swirls of thins clouds – similar to what conspiracy theorists call “chemtrails”. Some have branded the sight as “god’s graffiti” and branded it as “unbelievable”. According to WeatherNews, it was caused as a result of the Epsilon-3 Rocket launch which took place in the Uchinoura Space Center in Kagoshima Prefecture at 6.06 am on Thursday. The launch was…

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Technology 

The secret’s out for ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ star Shazad Latif – CNET

“Star Trek: Discovery” star Shazad Latif no longer has to cling on to his big secret. “It’s been crazy, the silence I’ve had to endure,” admits a relieved Latif, who plays Lt. Ash Tyler in the show — and (spoiler alert!) was also secretly under the heavy makeup of the Klingon antagonist Voq. The episode “The Wolf Inside” finally reveals Tyler and Voq are one and the same man, part of a Klingon plot to infiltrate Starfleet.  Clever fans worked out the Klingon twist during the first half of the…

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Entertainment 

James Bond: ‘Black Panther is Marvel’s 007’ claims director

After a decade of Marvel Cinematic Universe movies, the first solo film led by a black superhero is about to arrive. First introduced in 2016’s Captain America: Civil War, Black Panther returns to his technologically-advanced African country of Wakanda to rule as King T’Challa. There the superhero – played by Chadwick Boseman – will face a powerful enemy, but what was the inspiration for the new movie? Interestingly director Coogler, who helmed Creed, claims Black Panther is the MCU’s very own James Bond. After all, why would the Avengers be…

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Science 

NASA image reveals first look at distant galaxy in search for alien life

The embryonic galaxy was in existence just 500 million years after the Big Bang and is at the very limit of what the telescope can observe. The image captured by NASA was magnified by a natural phenomenon which has become known as “gravitational lensing”, giving the federal agency never before seen details of this ancient star system. Gravitational lensing happens when a galaxy or cluster of galaxies bend the light emitted from a more distant galaxy, forming a highly magnified image. However, it can often be very distorted as a…

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How To 

What to do if you lose your phone while traveling – CNET

“Oh, no, I left my phone in Finland!” Kent German/CNET During a recent trip to New York, I found myself walking through midtown, lost in thought. Glancing down at my phone, I tripped; the phone went flying and came to rest right at the edge of a sewer grate. Had it fallen through, I’d have been seriously screwed. At that moment, I realized just how vital that phone was to my entire trip. It had the name and address of my hotel (neither of which I could remember). It had…

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Science 

What happens when you die?

GETTY Bodies decompose quickly unless they are embalmed Do we live on after death? If so, where? Is there a heaven? What is heaven like? What happens to my body? What happens to my soul? They are the greatest of all of life’s imponderables which have been tackled, with varying degrees of success by science, art and religion. Here we look at the latest thinking in all these areas… What happens to your body after you die? Medically speaking, death happens in two stages. The first, clinical death, lasts for…

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Entertainment 

Avengers Infinity War: Scarlett Johansson teases Black Widow movie after rumours

Her character has been in the Marvel Cinematic Universe since 2010’s Iron Man 2 and fans are often calling for Black Widow to get her very own solo movie. Now in a new interview, Scarlett has stated she wants the movie to happen and teased how it could be an origin story. Speaking with Variety, she said: “I would like for it to happen under the right circumstances. I think there’s a lot of opportunity to mine that story line.  “She’s got a really rich origins story. There’s a lot…

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