Fundamental Principle of Cosmology Cast in Doubt by Compelling New Study

The blue areas expand more slowly than expected, the yellow areas faster. In isotropy, the image would be monochromatic red. Credit: © Konstantinos Nikolaos Migkas, Uni Bonn/Astronomy & Astrophysics Study by the Universities of Bonn and Harvard raises doubts about basic assumption for the universe. No matter where we look, the same rules apply everywhere…

Archaeologists Go on Egg Hunt to Crack 5,000-Year-Old Mystery

This is a decorated egg from the Isis Tomb, Vulci, Italy. Credit: © Tamar Hodos, University of Bristol (with the permission of the Trustees of the British Museum) Research reveals surprising complexity of ancient ostrich egg trade. An international team of specialists, led by the University of Bristol, is closer to cracking a 5,000-year-old mystery…

Apple lets its credit card holders defer April payments amid the coronavirus

Apple and Goldman Sachs are allowing Apple Card customers to defer their April payments without penalty in order to help those impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, Bloomberg reports. Some 47 million people have lost their jobs due to the force shutdown of non-essential business and the firms are hoping the ‘Customer Assistance Program’ will help…