Aaron Maden Wilson

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What Will Happen If The World Undergoes An Alien Invasion

<b>What would happen if one day we encounter alien invasion? One thing is sure, the world would be sorely not ready because the extraterrestrial</b> …

NASA Shows Einstein Was Right: Our Sun Is Losing Mass—and Its Grip on Our Solar System

As our sun gets older, it's losing mass, and so its gravitational pull becomes weaker. As a result, the orbits of all the planets in our solar system …

Saturn's Biggest Moon is Surprisingly Earth-Like — And Scary As Hell

Though NASA’s Cassini spacecraft was vaporized in Saturn’s atmosphere back in September (RIP), it’s still revealing fascinating insights about the …

NASA is ready to ditch Earth and colonize Mars

NASA has its sights set on Mars. The space agency is making plans for humans to colonize the red planet, including a way to grow crops. The first …

Space Science

Mysterious star leads to discovery of secret black hole with four times the mass of the Sun

The "lonely" black hole, found hiding in the Milky Way galaxy, has a mass around 4.36 times that of the Sun.<p>Astronomers have spotted an oddly …

500 years later, scientists discover what probably killed the Aztecs

Within five years, 15 million people – 80% of the population – were wiped out in an epidemic named ‘cocoliztli’, meaning pestilence<p>In 1545 disaster struck Mexico’s Aztec nation when people started coming down with high fevers, headaches and bleeding from the eyes, mouth and nose. Death generally …

Mexico City

With first-ever experimental nuclear fusion power station, China to harness energy that keeps the Sun burning - IBTimes India

At the planned fusion reactor, the hydrogen gas will be heated to a temperature 10 times hotter than the Sun's core.<p>China is working on an ambitious …

Scientists Observe Bizarre 'Double Whirlpools' in The Ocean For The First Time

Nobody has ever seen this before.<p>For the first time, scientists have recorded a bizarre phenomenon in fluid dynamics, which up until now had only …

Hundreds of Fossilized Pterosaur Eggs Uncovered in China

Welcome to Pterosaur Park.<p>Paleontologists have uncovered more than 200 fossilized eggs belonging to the flying reptiles that soared during the age of dinosaurs. The discovery, which was announced Thursday in the journal Science, is the largest collection of pterosaur eggs found so far.<p>“I remember …

This star cheated death, exploding again and again

The weirdest supernova ever has lasted more than three years, and may be the third outburst from the same star.

Antimatter Property Beats Regular Matter After Scientists Make Incredible Precision Measurement

If physics were complete as-is, the Universe wouldn’t exist. All particles would have found their antiparticle pairs and annihilated into a burst of …

There's a giant egg floating in our solar system with a ring around it

Some of the most exciting new discoveries in space come from far, far away, thanks to telescopes capable of detecting exoplanets that are so distant we'd likely never be able to actually visit them, but that doesn't mean there isn't still some pretty interesting stuff here in our own Solar System. …

Intel just challenged IBM and Google in a type of supercomputing that uses temperatures 250 times colder than deep space

On Tuesday, Intel came out with its state-of-the 17-qubit superconducting test chip, matching the biggest quantum computer chip ever to be produced, by IBM.<p>Until now, quantum computing has been, in some regards, a two-horse race between IBM and Google. In April, Google showed off its research on a …

Quantum Computing

Doomsday begins on October 15 with tsunamis, earthquakes and hurricanes: Conspiracy theorists

Christian numerologist David Meade, who has been talking about doomsday, said the seven-year Tribulation period will begin on October 15.<p>The doomsday …

As much as 2.6% of your DNA is from Neanderthals. This is what it's doing

Modern humans are a little more Neanderthal than we thought.<p>A highly detailed genetic analysis of a Neanderthal woman who lived about 52,000 years ago suggests that our extinct evolutionary cousins still influence our risk of having a heart attack, developing an eating disorder and suffering from …

Humanity

Dentists find tooth root pulp can become an alternative source of stem cells

Wisdom in Teeth<p>A collaboration of dentists and engineers from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) made a discovery that could potentially …

A new quantum atomic clock may finally reveal the nature of dark matter

Tick Tock<p>Scientists at the University of Colorado Boulder’s JILA (formerly the Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics) have developed an …

11 Trips That Will Actually Change Your Life Forever

Sometimes you have to go on the right journey at the right time: a road trip after a break up, a honeymoon (even, a divorce – WHY NOT?), or a …

"Holy grail" microchip might surpass the power of the human brain

Photonic Synapses<p>Scientists at the University of Exeter have made a landmark breakthrough in the quest for the “holy grail” of computing: …

21 Space Porn Photos That Will Sexually Awaken You

They're out of this world.

Space Photos of the Week: Spiral Galaxy's Secretly a Giant Gasbag

Stars are dazzling in the night sky, but that's nothing compared to seeing one up close. This week, scientists peered at U Antilae, a red carbon-rich …

Ask Ethan: How Can Worlds That Never Get Above Freezing Have Liquid Water?

The Solar System has proved a surprising place, and perhaps one of the biggest surprises is that Earth isn’t the only world with liquid water on its surface. Sure, there’s a tiny bit that temporarily exists on Mars, but worlds like Jupiter’s moon Europa, Saturn’s Enceladus, and even ultra-distant …

Sometimes, Genes That Are Supposed to Be There, Aren't. Meet "Dark DNA"

You may have heard of "dark matter" — the mysterious <i>stuff</i> that apparently makes up 27 percent of the universe but can't be detected by conventional …

What Would a Hydrogen Bomb Do to the Pacific Ocean?

A North Korean official has hinted about conducting a nuclear test at sea, which would have severe environmental consequences.<p>The latest fiery exchange between the United States and North Korea has produced a new kind of threat. On Tuesday, during his speech at the United Nations, President Trump …

North Korea

9 signs you might be smarter than average

1. You're the first child in the family.<p>A study of 250,000 Norwegians published in Science magazine revealed that the oldest sibling had an average IQ 2.3 points higher than younger siblings. The reason is due to environment and family dynamics, not genetics. The firstborn gets the benefits of full …

Albert Einstein

The Big Bang Wasn't The Beginning, After All

The Universe began not with a whimper, but with a bang! At least, that’s what you’re commonly told: the Universe and everything in it came into existence at the moment of the Big Bang. Space, time, and all the matter and energy within began from a singular point, and then expanded and cooled, …

Universe

Eye Candy: How Jackie Tran Composes His Gorgeous Landscape Photos

Spend even a short time looking at Jackie Tran’s spectacular landscape and cityscape photos and it won’t come as a surprise to learn he’s a graphic …