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US Should Reenter Space-Based Hunt for Space-Time Ripples, Report Says

The United States could reenter a space-based hunt for ripples in space-time, if NASA decides to follow the recommendation of a new report from the …

LIGO

It's all in the atmosphere: exploring planets orbiting distant stars

<i>The second of a two part series that looks at what astronomers can find out about the planets that are discovered orbiting other stars in our …

Astronomy

NASA's Mission To Sample A Killer Asteroid Launches In September

Get ready for OSIRIS-REx<p>NASA's OSIRIS-REx mission is visiting an asteroid and bringing us back a souvenir. The spacecraft will travel 1.2 billion miles to 101955 Bennu, where it will collect rocks and pebbles off the asteroid's surface and carry it all back to Earth. The mission is slated for …

Space

SpaceX Has Started Testing Its Mars Rocket Engine

Elon Musk has got his eyes firmly set on Mars and is working hard to get there. His company, SpaceX, has officially sent its new engine out for …

The edge of the universe is closer than scientists previously thought

The visible universe just shrunk by 320 million light-years in all directions, updating a famous calculation that physicists first made 13 years ago.<p>If you're trying to calculate the size of the cosmos, the speed of light — the fastest anything can go — is a tempting place to begin and end. You'd …

Universe

Want to Live Longer? Science Says Eat This.

Researchers have known for years that it's a powerful weapon in the battle for good health, but a new study shows that it could also help you slow the clock on aging. Start stocking up.<p>If you've never downed some pomegranate juice or thrown some pomegranate seeds on top of a salad, you just might …

Nutrition

Object in weird orbit beyond Neptune

ASTRONOMERS are confused by the recent discovery of a mystery object orbiting around the sun in an opposite direction to the rest of the planets.

Universe

Physicists Claim that Consciousness Lives in Quantum State After Death

Does quantum mechanics predict the existence of a spiritual “soul”? Testimonials from prominent physics researchers from institutions such as …

20 habits of unsuccessful and ineffective leaders

However, it's also worthwhile taking the time to understand what bad leaders do so that we can learn what to avoid which can be just as helpful.<p>Over my 25 years in leadership, here are some of the habits of unsuccessful and ineffectual leaders that I have seen, and in some cases, their …

Self-improvement

5 Proven Ways to Turn Failure into Success

As entrepreneurs, we put far more than our money and reputations on the line when we start a new business. We put a big chunk of our hearts and souls …

A guide to radically improving your life and career in 31 days

Now that you have a glimpse into your own plan, a fair warning: It's not a quick fix. And it's not about you.<p>It took years for me to develop the understanding that life is really about giving, service, and meaningful relationships.<p>If you're still with me, these things have reshaped my path as …

Happiness

How to Photograph Ice Cubes Splashing into a Glass of Water

You have a glass full of water. Now, ice cubes are dropped from a height into the glass. You as the photographer have to make an image precisely at …

Chasing the Hatman

I went many years without asking a crucial question about my photographic obsession with hats.<p>Why?<p>I think I was afraid of the answer. I think I still am. It's such a visceral attraction—one that often has me going to great lengths to capture the "man in the hat"—that I've jumped into oncoming …

Hats

Six Degrees of Copenhagen

<i>This aesthetically arresting series was selected as a series winner in the Portrait Category of the Magnum Photography Awards 2016.</i> <i>Discover more inspiring work from all 44 of the winners, finalists, jurors' picks and student spotlights.</i><p><i>Taking its point of departure from the idea that every person</i> …

Street Photography

How To Make Homemade Bread You Don't Have To Knead

Enjoy the taste of homemade bread without sacrificing an entire afternoon.<p>I love good bread—fragrant, chewy, fresh bread. My mom made white bread or …

Food