Topic: The University of Adelaide
Australian scientists believe that they now understand how a reddish, dog-sized carnivore could have wound up on the Falkland Islands, 285 miles from the nearest mainland, some 16,000 years ago.
Despite an apparent prohibition on such travel by Einstein’s theory of special relativity, the scientists said the theory actually lends itself easily to a description of velocities that exceed the speed of light.
Researchers have recently described the spider-eating habits of a previously little-known Australian wasp. The new study was spurred by the curiosity of a 9-year-old boy.