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The first time Einstein's theory was confirmed

Scientists announced Wednesday that they had observed starlight as it was warped by the gravity of another, more distant star - one of the key …

With a new controller, Microsoft just took a big shot at Facebook and Sony in the race for cheap virtual reality

There's one big question, right off the bat: Apart from apps like Netflix or the Edge browser that are already listed in Microsoft's Windows Store, we don't know what games or other software will work with the headset. It's not immediately clear if it will support titles from Facebook's Oculus Home …

The Best Extraterrestrial Worlds to Colonize in the Solar System

One thing's for sure: They will be much colder.<p>Humans are devoting incredible amounts of time and resources toward searching for Earth 2.0 somewhere …

Astronomy

Brain Scans Hint at How Humans Got So Smart

It all starts with the brainpower of our ancestors.<p><b>By Shelby Putt, Indiana University</b><p>How did humans get to be so smart, and when did this happen? To …

The Brain

The Age of Quantum Computing Has Arrived

Harnessing Quantum Mechanics<p>Marshall McLuhan, a media theorist of the past generation, once said, “The computer is the most extraordinary of man’s …