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RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

How Do Black Holes Evaporate?

<i>Nothing lasts forever, not even black holes. According to Stephen Hawking, black holes will evaporate over vast periods of time. But how, exactly,</i> …

Mental health research tool: Robot aquarium fish of horror

Researchers at NYU Polytechnic have achieved a major breakthrough in underwater robotics: They have proven that a robotic replica of something that …

Mental Health

Astronomers witness supermassive black hole eat its own galaxy's star-forming gas

"The only thing that has the energy to do that is a supermassive black hole," says Swinburne University of Technology astrophysicist Alan Duffy, who …

Black hole wind: How a black hole shapes a galaxy.

When you think of black holes, you probably think they are chaotic destroyers of all; wandering through space devouring everything in their path, and …

January 2015

Diversity

Dwarf galaxy that reveals the history of the universe

The first galaxies were formed some 13.3 billion years ago, mainly composed of hydrogen and helium, the primary elements that emerged from the Big …

Black holes don't erase information, scientists say

The "information loss paradox" in black holes—a problem that has plagued physics for nearly 40 years—may not exist.<p>Shred a document, and you can …

Black Hole Mergers Help Astrophysicists Better Understand Gravitational Waves

Black hole mergers could help astrophysicists better understand the mystery of gravitational waves, an idea first postulated by famed physicist …