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The entire time the Moon has been sitting up there, quietly orbiting Earth, it turns out it's actually been doing something incredible. Something that could help teach us about the early Universe.

Off its rocky surface, the Moon reflects radio waves emitted by our home galaxy, the Milky Way. And now astronomers have detected them.

The signal was picked up by researchers from the Curtin University node of the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR) and the ARC Centre of Excellence for All Sky Astrophysics in 3 Dimensions (ASTRO 3D). But even though that's cool enough, it's not the end goal.

Their target is something much more elusive: they want to detect the extremely faint signal emanating from the hydrogen in the very earliest days of the Universe, in the time between the Big Bang and the Epoch of Reionisation (EoR), when the Universe's lights switched on.

"Before there were stars and galaxies, the Universe was pretty much just hydrogen, floating around in space," said astronomer Benjamin McKinley.

"Since there are no sources of the optical light visible to our eyes, this early stage of the Universe is known as the 'cosmic dark ages'."

The instrument the team are using is a low-frequency radio telescope called the Murchison Widefield Array (MWA), in the desert of Western Australia. Consisting of 2,048 dipole antennas, it's one of the best tools in the world for trying to understand the early Universe.

Its low frequency range of 80-300 MHz, astronomers hope, will be able to detect the radio signal emanating from the hydrogen atoms prior to the EoR.

"If we can detect this radio signal it will tell us whether our theories about the evolution of the Universe are correct," McKinley noted.

But that signal is incredibly faint, especially compared to all the other radio signals that have since filled the Universe.

One possible solution is to measure the average brightness of the radio sky - but this can't be done using standard techniques, since interferometers aren't sensitive to a global average that doesn't vary.

So this is where the Moon comes in. Radio waves can't actually pass through the Moon - which is the reason why it's difficult to communicate with astronauts on the Moon's far side, and also why scientists think it would be an amazing idea to put a radio telescope back there, where it wouldn't encounter interference from terrestrial radio emissions.

The flip side of that is that the Moon occults the radio sky behind it. So the research team leveraged this property to measure the average brightness of the patch of sky surrounding it.

This is not a new idea, but the team also employed a more sophisticated method of dealing with 'earthshine', the radio emissions from Earth that bounce off the Moon and interfere with the signal received by the telescope.

Then, after calculating earthshine, they also had to establish how much interference was being caused by the galaxy itself.



To create the incredible image of the Milky Way's galactic plane reflected off the Moon, the team put together data sets. The first was the MWA's lunar observations. The second was a Global Sky Model - a map of diffuse galactic radio emission - published in 2008.

Using ray-tracing and computer modeling, they were able to map the Global Sky Model onto the face of the Moon, and work out the average radio brightness of the galaxy's reflected radio waves.

So, yes - that's a generated image, not an exact representation of the MWA data, which you can see in the picture below. The dark patch in the middle is the Moon.



So did they detect the EoR? Well, not yet. This research was early groundwork to establish the efficacy of the technique. And it's looking pretty good so far.

"Our initial results using the lunar occultation technique are promising. We are beginning to understand the errors and spectral features present in our data and will continue to refine our techniques," the researchers wrote in their paper, but they noted there's much more work ahead.

"Future progress depends upon processing more data and further refining our techniques to effectively model foreground and reflected emission within our frequency range. The reflective behaviour of the Moon at low frequencies is not well studied and this will require particular attention. We must also develop techniques to break the degeneracy between the sky temperature and the Moon temperature in our fitting procedure."


Before man can cross the immense distances of space, the designs of spacecraft's sails will be the answer – striking a fine balance between mass, strength and reflectivity.

Working with NASA, California Institute of Technology (Caltech) scientists have created the new material out of silicon and its oxide, silica.

The caltech team has figured out that super-thin structures made of this compound can transform infrared light waves into a momentum that would accelerate a probe to 134,000,000 mph.

Speeds like this can carry a small probe to our closest planets and stars, a huddle of stars called Proxima centauri, within decades rather than millennia.

And it will allow humans to search nearby solar systems for alien life.

The Caltech engineers are exploiting the inactivity of photons to reach the astronomical speeds required to cover big distances in comparatively short amounts of time.

Unlike thick air molecules, light doesn't have a resting mass, so it doesn't “blow” in the same way wind does.

But flying photons still pack a punch by exerting pressure via their momentum, according to Maxwell's equations on electromagnetic radiation.


NASA: The material, made out of silicon and its oxide, silica, will be used in solar sails

The idea is to use a laser to coherently shoot a stream of photons at infrared wavelengths at a “light net”, or sail, attached to a spaceship.

Even for small objects that would mean casting a big sail, which in turn means adding more mass. So this sail needs to be as light as possible, which could make it vulnerable to easy damage.

By turning to nanomaterials, engineers have the advantage of twisting the way light is absorbed and released, allowing them to fine-tune the delicate balance of catching enough light to build up speed without overheating.

A caltech spokesperson said: “Light sails propelled by radiation pressure from high-power lasers have the potential to achieve relativistic spaceflight.”


A little girl’s birthday wish came true this weekend after hip hop artist Drake paid her a visit while she waits in the hospital for a heart transplant.

Sofia is a patient at Lurie Children’s Hospital in Chicago. She’s a huge fan of Drake and posted a video of herself doing the “Kiki Challenge,” hoping that Drake would see. Her video quickly went viral on Saturday, which was her birthday, Drake took the time out of his busy schedule to pay her a visit.



Drake probably spent an hour in her room and they talked about a lot ... from his music, her love of cheerleading and their shared interests (Bieber, owls, and basketball). They even talk about her GoFundMe page.


Drake later shared a photo of himself and his new friend on Instagram, with one pic featuring her outfitted in some cool “Scorpion” swag:

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A simple exchange between a man and a boy on the New York City subway is getting viral and melting hearts across the internet.



Some videos that were uploaded to Facebook by Kia Tatiyana Davis, a man can be seen playing some kind of game on his phone.



The clip shows an adorable young boy fascinated by the phone being held by the much larger adult sitting next to him.



As the adult continues to playing with his phone, the young boy looks on, like he is about to giving him some advice.



Suddenly, the man looks over and hands his device over to the little passenger beside him much to his delight

When you think about it, it’s nothing grand. But when you really stop and think about it, the gesture is quite thoughtful. Simply thinking about the time when we were kids, we couldn’t wait for someone to give us a source of entertainment when we were bored or during long rides. But even now, everyone is so caught up on their business that giving their phone away for even a few minutes, especially to someone you don’t know, would seem like a challenge.


But this guy didn’t really mind. He saw the chance of doing a kind little gesture and took it.

Kia Tatiyana Davis posted the video on her social media account and it gathered around 700,000 views and is expected to gather even more.
A chain smoking toddler has developed an uncontrollable habit - and puffs through 40 a day.



Two and a half year old kid Rapi Ananda Pamungkas started by picking up used butts outside his mother's market stall in Sukabumi, Indonesia.



But within days he was hooked - and would constantly harass passing shoppers to give him cigarettes.



His parents initially found his habit amusing, laughing at the sight of the small child lighting up, usually accompanied with a coffee. However, they now want to take him to a doctor to treat his unhealthy habbit.



Rap’s mother Maryati has confessed to buying the little boy two packets of cigarettes a day to satisfy him and stop his out-of-control tantrums:
My child is used to smoking while drinking coffee and eating cake.

He has been smoking every day for around two months. If I don’t give him a cigarette, my child goes berserk.
Rap's father, who is a smoker himself, seemed to not know why his child picked up the habit



"I cannot say no to him when he asks for a cigarette. I don't even smoke that often. I only smoke at work. When my son smokes he likes to have a cup of mochaccino," said 40-year-old Misbahudin, according to the news.

A bizarre video has emerged showing a rat living with a sapling soybean plant growing out of its back.



The footage showed that the rat seems to be in immense pain and struggling to move with the growth and wasn’t able to escape when people comes to inspect it.



Farmer Datar Singh, who discovered the unfortunate rat, had planted a soya bean crop on his farm in the Ratlam district of Madhya Pradesh in India earlier this year.

He was inspecting his crop when he found the rat on 7 August.



The witnesses tried to turn the rat over to check how did it happened but they ended up to have no clue at all.



At first, Datar think that it was just a prank but upon check, he realized it was the real thing and believed that a soy bean seed must have fallen into an open wound on the rat’s back and started developing and begun to grow.

The head of the department of biology at a college in nearby Barnagar, Professor A Siddiqui, revealed that the plant could have caused the rodent to suffer even more.

“It’s a miracle. Though the plant had grown in the region near the neck, there was no brain damage,” he said.

Since the video was uploaded, Singh and his friends have removed the plant from the animal’s back and the rodent since been recovering from its injuries.
DVDs



When DVDs started get popular in the early 2000's, it seemed like they would enjoy the long popularity of VHS. DVDs are compact, in comparison, and of infinitely better quality.

Now, though, DVDs are already falling out of favor. Blu-ray is of better quality and can hold more information than DVD. And it’s not just the disc format competing with DVD: The ability to download and stream video from the Internet is also hastening the demise of the DVD.

Super 8/8mm” Handheld Video Cameras



Kodak invented the Super 8/8mm film format in 1965. Soon after, handheld film cameras come in to the market and the living rooms of people everywhere were filled with families watching the hi-jinks at Freddie’s sixth birthday party.

Betamax



Betamax was developed by Sony in 1975, a year before the ultimately more popular VHS format was invented as a response to Sony’s attempt to control the format of the industry.

VHS Format



Invented by JVC, VHS was the  leading video format by the 1980’s, despite what some argued was the technical superiority of the Betamax format. 
Canines were found by Susanna Bergamaschi who was walking in Norma, Italy

The animal rescue worker found them squirming in bag abandoned in a hedge

She took pups home and nurtured them back to health with food and cuddles


 Heartwarming footage shows the moment three terrified puppies are rescued from a bag dumped in a bush.
The pressing question here is - who abandons three puppies in a bush and decides to put them in a plastic bag?

Well luckily for the tiny pooches, and our emotional well-being, animal rescue volunteer, Susanna Bergamaschi, found them while she was out walking. Yes, Susanna - you real life angel.

Quivering in fear, the pups - that were so young they couldn't even open their eyes - were clearly traumatised by their ordeal, according to the MailOnline.

Susanna said: "I was out walking with a friend when I came across a dog walker who said he'd heard noises coming from a hedge, and indicated at the place where the noises were coming from.

"We walked over and saw a plastic bag entangled in a fence.The dog walker managed to untangle the bag and once we got it back to the road we opened it and saw the puppies inside.



Susanna wasted no time in getting the little pups - two white and one black - home and giving them something to eat.
The adorable video shows them being bottle fed milk with people showering them with affection. Then one clip shows them snuggled up together in the sunshine. That's the life.
It's like they know.


Susanna added: "I took them home and from here, their life will begin."

Why can't there be more Susanna's in the world?



It's not only us human beings saving tiny animals either as this heroic Husky proved when it saved seven abandoned kittens.

And to make matters even cuter - the pooch is now acting as the kittens' mum. Oh, our hearts.

Three-year-old service husky Banner was at home with her owner Whitney Braley, 30, in Georgia, US, when Banner 'became extremely distressed' and kept pulling on Whitney's dress.



Realising that something must be wrong, Whitney let Banner lead her from the house and into some nearby woods when they found an abandoned cardboard box.

Banner dived straight in and fished out a teeny white kitten, Whitney went over to check and found six more kittens, who were barely alive.

The adorable dog has been cleaning, cuddling up with and napping alongside the kittens, like she's their real life mama.

A Texas driver says he was in the right place at just the right time on Monday when he spotted a cloud that he says looked just like an angel floating over the horizon.

Danny Ferraro, 57, says he was driving west on Highway 105 in Montgomery with his wife, Carmen Ferraro, when he saw the unique cloud formation. He says he and Carmen were celebrating their one month wedding anniversary and were on their way to handle some “issues and really dreading it.”

“I immediately noticed the cloud formation and the brilliant rays of sun straight ahead of us and I told Carmen, ‘Wow, look at that!’ We both saw the angel and felt it meant that everything would be okay,” Ferraro, of Montgomery, tells PEOPLE. “I just felt like God was saying, ‘I’m always with you.’ I don’t know how many others saw it, but I’m sure it meant something special to everyone who did.”

The father of seven says he grabbed his phone and took a “spectacular” photo. He shared the picture on Facebook and the shot quickly garnered more than 1,000 shares on the social media site.




TEXAS ANGEL
This was the sunset as we were driving down Hwy 105. How awesome is that!

We were at the right spot at exactly the right time,” he says. “I never thought [the photo] would get so many likes and responses and that it would bring comfort to some as well. I feel very honored and blessed to have captured this moment.”

The newlywed says he and Carmen have been dealing with difficult situations in recent weeks, so seeing the cloud proved to be a sweet moment for the couple.

“We have literally been dealing with several different family matters since we stepped off the plane from our honeymoon,” he tells PEOPLE. “God can speak to us in many different ways and for that I’m thankful.
Nothing Donald Trump does is subtle, especially when speaking in public.

Whether or not it is shouting declarations about making America "nice once more" or yelling one thing a bit extra derogatory in the direction of somebody he does not like (the press, our overseas allies, whoever hasn't given him his method lately), Trump isn't not emphatic. The person likes to yell.
Very, very loudly.

As such, the world has been handled to quite few photos of Trump yelling over the past few years, since he began revving up his presidential campaign. And what better way to represent our 45th president than with a curated collection of photos that capture Trump in his natural component?

Enjoy!


1. Tea Party rally's bring out the madness

 Real anger here at a September 2015 Tea Party event. Or he just wants to eat that recorder.


2. Sneezing and having snots fly out in public.


3. Fresh anger

He even managed to wrangle up a new anger look for his September 2017 speech in front of the UN


4. Roar

At an April 2016 rally, then-candidate Trump prepares to swallow a microphone entire in a efficiency artwork bit.


5. Code Orangish-Red

In December 2015, Trump yelled a lot his face turned much more orange.


6. Who may even say?

Throughout a February 2016 rally, a bit of paper made Trump very indignant. Or very glad. It is truthfully exhausting to inform with him typically.


7. Mad as hell

Again, from the RNC in July 2016. As Trump pivoted toward the general election with his nomination secure, he decided to keep dancing with the date that brought him: anger


8. Dangerous angle

A uncommon side-view of Trump's yelling, from the Republican Conference in Cleveland in July 2016.


9. Fake news

If Trump is pointing and yelling, as he is here at a March 2016 rally, he's *probably* mad about the media.


10. Harsh

At a February 2016 rally in Las Vegas, one thing concerning the lighting provides Trump an much more authoritarian really feel than normal.


11. A yell or a sneeze?

Extra from the identical 2015 Tea Social gathering rally, the place his head seems prefer it's beneath an incredible quantity of strain.




Now everyone go take a cleansing breath.
 The first trailer for its upcoming movie Godzilla: King of the Monsters, the continuation  to Gareth Edwards’ 2014 film Godzilla.

The trailer for Godzilla King of the Monsters dropped today and if you're anything like me, you couldn't help but feel a little anxious about it.
 The last Godzilla centric film in the Legendary "Monsterverse" was four years ago Godzilla made a cameo as a cave painting and a roar in the post-credits scene of Kong: Skull Island, but that doesn't count. In modern times, considering that a new Marvel Movie comes out roughly every ten minutes, 2014 is basically the Medieval age.

So this had four years of hype to live up to, and MAN, DID IT NOT DISAPPOINT. I know that writing things aggresive makes it seem like I'm shouting at you, but I actually intend it to feel that way. If you react to the return of Godzilla with anything less than shouting, applause, and numerous rounds of shots dedicated to the Big G, you're probably King Ghidorah.

But first we see the trailer. First off, we see millie bobby brow, most notable for playing the role of Eleven in Stranger Things. She looks moderately  perturbed, which is expected, considering that the earth is full of skyscraper-sized laser beasts.



The trailer kicks off with Millie Bobby Brown (Stranger Things) fleeing a disaster as a scientist (Vera Farmiga) explains that we’re experiencing a new warning “fever” sent to fight the “infection” that humanity has become — as monsters like Godzilla are returning to the Earth after remaining in hiding for years.

Unless all the Titans are found,” she says over a surprisingly effective “Clair de Lune” synch, “our planet will perish, and so will we.” It looks as though there’ll be more than just Godzilla here as well: Mothra makes an appearance, as well as several monsters, teasing some major clashes between the film’s titular hero and those that would challenge him.

Anyway, we see King Ghidorah trapped in ice, while Vera says that "...unless all the titans are found, our planet will perish, and so will we." So it's a "gotta catch 'em all" scenario, huh?
Oh, Vera. Count. Me. IN.


We then see Brown's character interacting with the Mothra larvae, who look way more shiny than they did in the 60s Godzilla films (where they looked like something that you'd want to sweep off your back deck while you screamed at it.


And finally, we get Godzilla, who rises out of the water and shoots his atomic breath into the sky.

Rodan Monster looks like he's bursting from a volcano 



Kyle Chandler s character telling Vera Farmiga s character that she's "out of your goddamn mind," which isn't very nice, but considering Vera Farmiga's performance in things like, again, Bates Motel, it's easy to see why someone would want to cast her as a wonderful, insane demi-goddess.

We get a lot of shots of the monsters' powers (Rodan's winds and King Ghidorah's trademark yellow lightning,) along with a lot of people running and looking pensive and screaming, which is pretty typical end of the world action movie stuff.


Gareth Edwards was originally expected to helm Godzilla: King of the Monsters after it performed well at the box office in 2014, but left and was replaced in 2016 by Michael Dougherty.
The film the latest installment of its own cinematic universe: last year, Legendary Pictures assembled a writer’s room to develop the path to bring together Godzilla and King Kong into one massive battle.

 Godzilla: King of the Monsters is the next film in that larger story, and Godzilla vs. Kong (directed by Adam Wingard) is expected to hit theaters in May 2020.

Godzilla: King of the Monsters hits theaters on May 31st, 2019.