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These Tiny Antennae Will Help Map Big Bang’s Afterglow 

This awesome piece of scientific equipment is a South Pole Telescope detector wafer at Fermilab’s silicon detector facility. Those swirly figures on its surface that resemble a neotribal tattoo are tiny antennae. But what does the entire instrument do? Fermilab explains the rest: Read More >>

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30-Year Quest Ends In £10 Million Gold and Silver Coin Treasure

Thirty years ago, a farmer found a few Iron Age silver coins while working on his land in Jersey. Now, after combing the soil with metal detectors for three decades, two treasure hunters have found a hoard of silver and gold coins, the biggest of its kind, valued at £10 million. Read More >>

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Built-in Radiation Detection is Japan’s Newest Mobile Phone Tech Trend

Japanese mobile network Softbank has announced a plan to release a mobile phone that can detect radiation in post-nuclear-apocalyptic areas of the region, and no, it's not just some silly joke app or a clumsy add-on. Read More >>