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New Theory Emerges as to how the Universe Became Such a Light-Filled State

After the Big Bang occurred, the universe was pretty dark due to the thick gas that had been churned up, trapping any light that ever was. When the …

Voyager at 40: NASA and Caltech Celebrate with Retrospective Videos

The historic Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 missions launched from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida in 1977. NASA and the California …

Gut bacteria found to trigger gene that protects against type 1 diabetes

Researchers have discovered that a powerful guardian gene known to protect against a variety of autoimmune diseases, including type 1 diabetes, is …

Electrons Are Getting Exciting New Properties in This Weird Superconducting Crystal

Totally bizarre.<p>When they're just hanging out in most metals, electrons are pretty chill. They move about individually and freely to conduct heat and …

Companies Look to Make a Quantum Leap With New Technology

Volkswagen is among a growing number of firms experimenting with quantum computing to push their businesses forward<p>Quantum mechanics has fascinated, confounded and even alarmed scientists for nearly a century with the notion that particles can exist in two states at once and communicate with each …

Quantum Computing

4 Innovation Lessons From Albert Einstein

Einstein was truly a genius, but he was also much more.<p>When we think of Albert Einstein, we inevitably conjure up images of the icon rather than the man. We see Einstein with his wild hair and his tongue sticking out or Einstein as a playful old man, riding a bicycle. We remember his cheerful …

Quantum Thermodynamics Could Revolutionize Energy and Information Technology | WIRED

Author: Natalie Wolchover. Natalie Wolchover Science<p>Date of Publication: 05.06.17.<p>Time of Publication: 7:00 am. 7:00 am<p>What Happens When You Mix …

string theory FAQ in nLab

This page is to provide non-technical or maybe semi-technical discussion of the nature and role of the theory of fundamental physics known as <i>string</i> …

Quantum Mechanics

Ultra-Cool Dwarf Stars May Host Planets with Ultra-Cool Life

By looking for systems with smaller and cooler stars, scientists discovered TRAPPIST-1a, the most promising candidate for alien life so far.<p>Written speculation about life beyond the confines of Earth dates back thousands of years, to the time of the Greek philosophers Epicurus and Democritus. …

Mars may not have been born alongside the other rocky planets

Mars may have had a far-out birthplace.<p>Simulating the assembly of the solar system around 4.56 billion years ago, researchers propose that the Red …

Astronomy

First Light From World’s Largest X-Ray Laser In Germany

The world’s biggest X-ray laser, located in the Hamburg metropolitan region of Germany, produced its first X-ray laser light this week. It was the …

Neil deGrasse Tyson Loses Twitter Debate to a Cat

“My man Neil was just making a fun tweet and this cat straight up murdered him,” one observer of the social media battle muses<p>Cats are smarter than …

Here's how I feel about all this Stephen Hawking 'news' going around

There are some stories that, as a space journalist, you just don't want to cover.<p>And well, famed cosmologist Stephen Hawking's most recent …

Scientists Have Developed The World's First Soft Tissue Synthetic Retina

The bionic eye just got a lot more eye-friendly.<p>Researchers have created the world's first artificial retina using soft synthetic tissue, which they …

Sandwiched between superconductors, graphene adopts exotic electronic states

In normal conductive materials such as silver and copper, electric current flows with varying degrees of resistance, in the form of individual …

How Much Do We Really Know About the Speed of Light?

Light-Speed, Explained<p>In one of his videos from earlier this year, YouTuber Joe Scott, host of “Answers With Joe,” takes on the <i>glaring</i> question of …

The Higgs Boson: A Not-So-Godlike Particle

<i>Paul Sutter is an astrophysicist at The Ohio State University and the chief scientist at COSI science center. Sutter is also host of Ask a Spaceman,</i> …

Who'll Be the First to Meld With the Machines? Diabetics

Tia Geri is the shortest player on her club soccer team. But that doesn’t stop her teammates from looking up to her. Geri, who turned 17 last month, …

6 Extreme Places Where Life Thrives On Earth, From Volcanoes To Frozen Wastelands

Life finds a way, and that’s true even under the most extreme conditions — whether it’s cold, hot, wet, dry, high or low. Earth has a diverse …

The real Einstein

<i>e=mc2 is an equation made famous by Albert Einstein. His mind-bending theories have long been the stuff of textbooks. Now, Faith Salie tells us, the</i> …

The Many-Worlds Interpretation Says There Are Infinite Timelines and Infinite Yous

Quantum physics is mind-bending, counterintuitive, and close to impossible to understand. It's so complicated that a theory saying our reality is …

Quantum Physics

Hubble just delivered one of the most gorgeous space photos ever

The past few weeks have been jam-packed with stunning imagery from Saturn, delivered courtesy of the Cassini spacecraft. Now, almost as if to say …

Is a Trip to the Brightest Star Sirius on the Cards for Astronomers?

Breakthrough Starshot, announced last year, is basically the intention to fire lasers from Earth in an attempt to propel a tiny spacecraft up to our …

Astronomy

Advocates fan out in global show of support for science

WASHINGTON (AP) — The world saw brain power take a different form Saturday.<p>From the Washington Monument to Germany's Brandenburg Gate and even to …

Los Angeles

The world’s largest X-ray laser is one step closer to completion

The world’s largest X-ray laser is one step closer to completion after researchers at Germany’s Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY) announced …

Tiangong-2: China's first cargo spacecraft docks with orbiting space lab

President Xi Jinping has prioritised advancing China’s space programme to strengthen national security<p>China’s first cargo spacecraft docked successfully with the Tiangong-2 space lab on Saturday, the official Xinhua news agency reported, marking a major step towards Beijing’s goal of establishing a …

Saturn-Circling Cassini Space Probe Gets Set for Its Dramatic Grand Finale

After decades in space and a journey of more than 4.1 billion miles, NASA’s Cassini orbiter is set for its grand finale. On April 26, the school bus-sized craft will alter its orbit around Saturn, diving between the sixth planet and its celebrated rings for a closer look.<p>Mission scientists know …

Only 17 Percent of Venture-Backed Startups Are Led by Women

The number has been flat since 2012.<p>When it comes to gender parity in the business world, the numbers aren’t particularly heartening, and a new statistic from startup database Crunchbase doesn't make the situation any better: Currently, just 17 percent of startups have a female founder.<p>Not only …

Venture Capital