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Scientists discover "angel particle" that is its own antiparticle

Every fundamental particle in the universe has an antiparticle, which has the same mass but the opposite charge. If a particle should ever meet its …

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Asgardia, the world's first 'space nation' - CNN Style

Written by Andrea Lo, CNNHong Kong<p>Coming soon: a nation in space for humans.<p>Named after a Norse mythological city of the skies, Asgardia is open to all residents on planet earth and it doesn't cost anything to join.<p>Russian scientist Dr Igor Ashurbeyli announced his plans to form the world's first …

This Scientist Has Come Up With A Mathematical Model For A Time Machine

After some serious number crunching, a UBC researcher has come up with a mathematical model for a viable time machine.<p>Ben Tippett, a mathematics and …

Here's What Scientists Mean When They Say the Universe Could Be a Giant Hologram

The Holographic Universe<p>For decades now, scientists have been investigating the possibility that our Universe is, or once was, a giant hologram, …

Caprese Tomato Salad

Ingredients<p>3 cups halved multicolored cherry tomatoes<br>• 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt<br>• 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves<br>• 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil<br>• 1 …

'Liquid Light' Can Bend Around Objects in a Frictionless Flow

For several centuries now, scientists have known that light behaves like a wave, expanding out from its source until absorbed or reflected by …

The Cavs' locker room reportedly smelled like weed after NBA Finals Game 2

After getting smoked in Oakland for the second straight NBA Finals game on Sunday night, the Cleveland Cavaliers' locker room reportedly sported a …

Scientists directly observe light-to-energy transfer in new solar cell materials

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory are now able to capture the moment less than one trillionth of a second a particle of …

Physicists Are Probing The Centre of Our Galaxy to Find The Missing Fifth Force of Nature

"If true, it's revolutionary."<p>Our current understanding of the Universe states that it's governed by four fundamental forces: gravity, …

CRISPR gene-editing tool causes unintended genetic mutations

It's not hyperbolic to say that the CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing technique has been a revolutionary breakthrough, allowing scientists the ability to …

1st quarter moon and Regulus May 21

Tonight – May 21, 2018 – the half-lit first quarter moon passes 1.5o (3 moon-diameters) north of Regulus, the brightest star in the constellation Leo …

Fast radio bursts: stirrings from a galaxy far, far away

Scientists studying FRBs – energy explosions from distant parts of the universe – are on to something vitally important. But what causes them?<p>In summer 2006, astronomer Duncan Lorimer started work on a seemingly routine piece of scientific research. He and a team of students began examining old …

Is Consciousness in the Physical World? We May Be About to Find Out.

Physicist Lucien Hardy of the Perimeter Institute for Quantum Physics in Canada has an experiment he wants to try. His believes his experiment could …

QUANTUM REALITY: Space, Time, and Entanglement

Mark Van Raamsdonk is a professor of physics at the University of British Columbia, where he also received his bachelor’s degree in mathematics and …

Stephen Hawking and Fellow Scientists Dismiss 'Big Bounce' Theory in Letter

Stephen Hawking and 32 fellow scientists have written a critical letter in response to an article published in <i>Scientific American</i> that details an …