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Want to send your name to Mars? Now’s your chance!

NASA is sending a spacecraft to Mars next year that is going to look inside the Red Planet and attempt to learn things about our celestial neighbor …

Space Science

Minuscule Measurements Over 12 Years Confirm The Existence Of Orbiting Black Holes

In a ground-breaking study over ten years in the making, scientists have observed two supermassive black holes orbiting each other hundreds of millions of light years from Earth.<p>“For a long time, we’ve been looking into space to try and find a pair of these supermassive black holes orbiting as a …

Black Holes

Scientists spot mysterious Mars-sized planet lurking at edge of the solar system

A mysterious celestial body may be lurking in the frozen, far-flung reaches of the solar system, scientists say. This is not the proposed “Planet …

The Family Tree of Exoplanets Has Just Divided Into Two Branches

Scientists have reorganized the exoplanetary tree of life into two distinct branches. Most exoplanets discovered so far are close in size to Earth or …

Universe

Why To Get Excited About A Black Hole Crash 3 Billion Light Years Away

These events last only tens of milliseconds, but they’re the most powerful phenomena since the Big Bang, and open up an entirely new window on the universe.<p>For the third time in a year and a half, the Advanced Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory has detected gravitational waves. …

Black Holes

Behold the tires of the future!

What we’re seeing here is the future of tire design. With companies like Bridgestone and Michelin investing efforts in airless-tubeless tires that …

A Truly Smart Smartwatch

If you’re committed to wearing a smartwatch, you’re facing a few problems that wearers of classic timepieces aren’t… your watch will become outmode …

Fitness Technology

Einstein's Theory About Gravitational Waves Was Just Proved Right — Again

Science, like so many other things, has tipping points. Figure out how to isolate and identify one virus and you’re on your way to bagging them all. …

LIGO

Enhancing Respiratory Health

We take a breath as many as 30,000 times a day! Unfortunately, for those with asthma and other respiratory conditions, this means 30,000 …

Alternative Medicine

NASA Will Reach Unique Metal Asteroid Worth $10,000 Quadrillion Four Years Early

NASA has fast-tracked the Psyche mission to visit a one-of-a-kind asteroid worth $10,000 quadrillion.<p>Unlike most asteroids that are either icy or rocky, 16 Psyche is composed almost entirely of metallic iron and nickel, similar to the core of the Earth. If anyone could mine that asteroid, the …

Space Exploration

Juno mission first results: Jupiter isn't like what researchers expected

<b>(CNN) —</b> Beneath its heavy cloud cover, Jupiter has been able to keep its secrets from astronomers. Now, first results from NASA's Juno mission are challenging researchers' beliefs about the gas giant.<p>The results were revealed during a media teleconference Thursday with NASA researchers and …

Astronomy

Scientists Are About to Perform an Experiment to See if The Human Mind Is Bound by Physics

This could be interesting...<p>Perhaps one of the most intriguing and interesting phenomena in quantum physics is what Einstein referred to as a "spooky …

Quantum Mechanics

NASA Has Recorded The First Sounds of The Eerie Void Inside Saturn's Rings

Hold me.<p>If you happen to have an irrational fear of one day getting sucked out into space to die a lonely, silent death in the sad, black void of the …

Astronomy

Bad News, Humans: TRAPPIST-1 Is Not The Alien Paradise We Were Hoping For

(╯°□°)╯︵ ┻━┻<p>Our newly discovered 'sister solar system' - a seven-planet conga line orbiting an ultra-cool dwarf star called TRAPPIST-1 - has been …

Science

More Than Stars: The Milky Way's Dust Mapped In 3D For The First Time Ever

It’s easy to look at the night sky and find that it’s full of stars.<p>Moreover, the stars cluster together in a great plane spanning the sky, making up our galaxy: the Milky Way.<p>But the Milky Way is more than just stars, it’s also full of gas, plasma, and — most importantly — light-blocking dust.<p>This …

Universe

Movado's Android Wear watch looks exactly how you'd expect a Movado smartwatch to look

Movado is another luxury mechanical watchmaker looking to get into the smartwatch game, and it just revealed its new Android Wear 2.0 watch, the Movado Connect, at the Baselworld 2017 watch show.<p>And it looks pretty much exactly like what you would expect a Movado smartwatch to look like. All the …

Wear OS

Scientists Finally Observed Time Crystals—But What the Hell Are They?

My first question was, “What is a time crystal?” Harvard graduate students Soonwon Choi, Joonhee Choi and postdoctoral researcher Renate Landig all …

Dust From Martian Moons Could Be Leaving Ghostly Rings Around The Red Planet

Our newest ringed world.<p>If it's ringed planets you're after, our Solar System has only four: Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune – though in the …

Astronomy

Scientists might be just weeks away from taking the first real picture of a black hole

The numbers behind the creation of the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) are mind boggling enough, let alone the thought of what it might see on April 5 when it's trained on Sagittarius A*, the supermassive black hole at the centre of our galaxy.<p>It's 26,000 light years from Earth. Even though its …

Black Holes

Strange Life Has Been Found Trapped Inside These Giant Cave Crystals

A NASA scientist just woke them up.<p>Strange microbes have been found inside the massive, subterranean crystals of Mexico's Naica Mine, and researchers …

Earth Science

We Just Got The First Real Evidence of a Strange Quantum Distortion in Empty Space

It's taken us 80 years to witness this.<p>For the first time, astronomers have observed a strange quantum phenomenon in action, where a neutron star is …

Physics

China may have just solved one of the big challenges of deep space travel

There are a lot of challenges involved when people attempt to “boldly go where no one has gone before.” Gravity, radiation, weightlessness, space madness and of course the infinite expanse of the universe are all issues which need to be resolved before we can emulate Jean Luc Picard and his crew. …

Space Exploration

Astrograph, A Magnificent Rocket Pen Inspired by Dreams of Space Travel and Science Fiction

The Astrograph is a magnificent rocket pen, created by MB&F and Caran d’Ache, that was born from their dreams of space travel and science fiction. …

Cooling Without An Air Conditioner

A new material, developed by engineers out of Stanford University, incorporates a nanostructure that cools the body more effectively than traditional …

Nasa announcement about Jupiter’s moon Europa won’t be to say that the moon has aliens, agency clarifies

Nasa has poured cold, salty water on excitement that it could be about to announce it had found aliens.<p>The agency has looked to calm speculation on …

Astronomy

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The first Low Poly Motorbike

Automobiles are usually characterized by flowing organic forms. The kind that would increase the car/bike’s aerodynamics, allowing it to cut through …

Product Design