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Neil deGrasse Tyson Goes After GAME OF THRONES’ Dragon Physics

<i>“Oh, so you’re okay with the existence of dragons, but you have a problem if they fly too fast?”</i><p>Yes, exactly. While this particular writer has no …

TV Series

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"Glowing" Water Atmosphere Detected on an Exoplanet For The First Time

Thanks again, Hubble.<p>For the first time, scientists have detected water molecules "glowing" around a planet outside our Solar System, giving us the …

Universe

A perfectly-timed photo of the space station and the moon puts human achievements in perspective

The International Space Station is the size of a football field. But a stunning image by Spanish photographer Dani Caxete shows it as a tiny figure dwarfed by the moon—a jaw-dropping reminder of the magnificence of nature, and the persistence of human achievement.<p>The image is on the shortlist for …

Astronomy

Hubble catches serial killer galaxy in the act

The Hubble Space Telescope has done it again, capturing an incredibly detailed, macabre view of a dramatic galactic merger. This particular cosmic …

Universe

NASA Photo Reveals How Earth Looks From Saturn

It's easy to forget that Earth isn't the centre of the universe. It's actually a relatively small planet, and humans — we're much smaller.<p>NASA's …

Jupiter Is a Jerk

The biggest bully in the solar system has been wreaking havoc since the day it was born.<p>About 4.6 billion years ago, when our sun finally accumulated enough gas and pressure to ignite the nuclear fusion at its core and become a star, things were just coming together in the solar system. The …

Astronomy

New Image Shows Dazzling Edge of a Massive Spiral Galaxy

NGC 1055 is believed to be 15 percent larger than the Milky Way.<p>When observing galaxies far, far away from Earth, it’s all about perspective. …

Cosmology

A private spaceflight company just got approval to land a spacecraft on the moon

For the first time, the U.S. government just gave a private spaceflight company the equivalent of a passport to the moon.<p>Moon Express, a little-known …

Comment on We Might Live in a Virtual Universe — But It Doesn’t Really Matter by Nyremne

rtryonThere’s no logic in saying humans can’t know all so god exist and did everything.science dismiss god because of zero evidence and knowledge of …

Physics

Awesome Video Compares the Size of Different Planets and Stars in the Universe

If you want to feel small and get a sense for the awesomely overwhelming scale of the universe and all of its planets and stars and empty space, …

Universe

The climate crisis is already here – but no one’s telling us

What is salient is not important. What is important is not salient. The media turns us away from the issues that will determine the course of our lives, and towards topics of brain-melting irrelevance.<p>This year's wildfires are bad. Climate change will make future ones worse | Anthony LeRoy …

Economist says uploaded brains will take over all jobs within 100 years

Robin Hanson predicts in "The Age of Em" that we'll develop cheap technology for emulating brains on computers in the next 100 years.<p>He expects emulations, or ems, to be like human brains but able to run 1,000 times faster and be copied. He predicts they will quickly put every human out of work and …

Singularity