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Why don't we have a 'Star Wars' hyperdrive yet?

With the opening of "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" on Dec. 15, more than likely you're going to see at least one ship using hyperspace drive to travel faster than the speed of light. It's a staple of the "Star Wars" universe, dating back to the first movie in 1977, when Han Solo and his trusty band of …

Physics

Harry Potter fans can be magically sorted into their Hogwarts house with a CANDLE

'Oh you may not think I'm pretty, but don't judge on what you see'...<p>10 points to your Hogwarts house if you recognize The Sorting Hat song from <i>Harry</i> …

The Closest Star System to Earth Could Be Concealing a Dark, Long-Kept Secret

Interstellar theft is a thing.<p>The nearest star system to our own could hold our best chance of finding a habitable, Earth-like exoplanet – but it may …

Universe

How to Hack Your Brain (for $5,000)

EDEN, Utah — One morning last month a group of roughly 60 people, including doctors, C.E.O.s and internet entrepreneurs, gathered under a big white dome to hear the mission statement of their host, a 45-year-old man named Jamie Wheal.<p>As he paced back and forth in front of an altar bearing shiny …

TED Talks

Astronomers Have Spotted a Strange Hybrid Asteroid in Our Solar System

Like nothing we've seen before.<p>The Hubble space telescope has seen a lot of weird things that defy easy definition. Here's one more for the list – a …