Study identifies a tidal disruption event that coincides with the production of a high-energy neutrino

Study identifies a tidal disruption event that coincides with the production of a high-energy neutrino

The intense radiation stemming from the TDE debris disk around the black hole (centre) heats surrounding dust until it begins to radiate brightly in the infrared. This process is called a dust echo. Credit: Science Communication Lab and DESY. High-energy neutrinos are highly fascinating subatomic particles produced when very fast charged particles collide with other … Read more

Ghislaine Maxwell is sentenced to 20 years in prison

Ghislaine Maxwell is sentenced to 20 years in prison

Ghislaine Maxwell, 60, has been sentenced to 20 years in prison after being convicted of sex trafficking in December  Ghislaine Maxwell has been sentenced to 20 years in prison after telling the court meeting Jeffrey Epstein was the ‘biggest regret of my life’ and apologizing to her victims ‘for the pain that you have experienced.’ Judge … Read more

Bee parasite varroa destructor fears lessened by native bees and insects for some growers

Bee parasite varroa destructor fears lessened by native bees and insects for some growers

Farmers who have ensured native bee populations are booming on their orchards are breathing a sigh of relief, with the insect immune from the biosecurity emergency involving a hive-killing mite. Key points: Some farmers are confident native bees will be a saving grace for their orchards Unlike the European honey bee, native bees are not … Read more

1 dead after fiery crash in Burnaby: RCMP

1 dead after fiery crash in Burnaby: RCMP

One person is dead after a fiery crash in Burnaby, B.C., overnight. RCMP say officers were called to the scene on Boundary Road near Canada Way just before 12:45 a.m. A statement said a black Jeep Cherokee had been heading north on Boundary Road just before the crash. The driver, who was alone in the … Read more