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U.K.’s busiest airport deploys new anti-drone system for safer skies

The U.K.’s Heathrow airport has installed an advanced drone detection system to help it pinpoint unauthorized remotely-controlled aircraft flying into its airspace. The move follows repeated incursions into the airport’s airspace in recent years, including efforts by environmental activists who tried to force the airport’s temporary closure in September 2019 as part of a climate-change […]

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Planet Nine could be a miniature black hole hiding in our solar system

An artist’s impression of a black hole. ANDRZEJ WOJCICKI/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY The concept of a ninth planet in our solar system which orbits far beyond Neptune captured the public’s imagination in 2016, and earlier this year the idea gained steam again when astronomers found more evidence in support of “Planet Nine’s” existence. Now, a different […]