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Search narrows for Planet Nine along sprawling orbit of thousands of years

French astronomers say they have used modelling to halve the area where theoretical new satellite, 10 times the mass of Earth, might be<p>A group of French scientists have said they are closer to pinning down the location of Planet Nine, the mystery potential new addition to the list of major …

Universe

Japanese scientists have created a new type of hologram that you can actually feel

Researchers have built a machine that renders holograms touchable, adding to a growing body of “telehaptic” prototypes released in 2015.<p>The holographic machine is called Haptoclone and was developed by researchers at the University of Tokyo. It consists of two boxes, one containing an object and …

Augmented Reality

Google wants Glass-like headsets with holographic displays

Google Glass (aka Project Aura), as cool as it is, isn't very immersive: you're still looking at flat pictures superimposed on a 3D world. You may see some added depth in the future, though. Google has filed for a patent on a "head wearable display" that would show holograms. The hope is that this …

Inhabitat's Week in Green: the Model X and man-made islands

<i>Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green.</i><p>After three years of anticipation Tesla just launched its latest electric car. The company says the Model X is the world's safest SUV; it can go from 0-60 in …

Why Is Everybody Talking About Mars?

Because of Elon Musk and Matt Damon, obviously.<p>Mars is having its moment in the sun. (Yes, we went there.)<p>It feels as though everyone is talking about the Red Planet, and for good reason. It has been in the news a lot over the past week thanks to love from Elon Musk, Matt Damon and a useful …

Here is What Will Happen When A Black Hole Meets An Antimatter Black Hole

Destroying a black hole with rockets, shooting lasers at it, smashing planets into it, is not gonna work. Nothing like that would work, more …

Black hole is 30 times bigger than expected

<b>(CNN) —</b> This shouldn't be possible. Researchers say they've detected a supermassive black hole at the center of a newly found galaxy that's far bigger than current theories allow.<p>The research was done by astronomers at Keele University and the University of Central Lancashire and will be published …

Black Holes

Ripples in space-time created by colliding black holes go undetected after 11-year study

An 11-year hunt for ripples in space-time produced by the merging of two black holes has apparently turned up empty for now.<p>This means Albert …

Events

7 Tips to Improve Your Memory

Learning ability is probably the most important skill you can have.<p>Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of <i>Make It</i> …

Top 10

New artificial intelligence writes choose-your-own-adventure games

An artificial intelligence called Scheherazade crowdsources data to put together plots for interactive stories.<p>An artificial intelligence is incapable of original thought -- at least for now. What it can do, however, is collate information in new ways, resulting in a creation that seems …

Artificial Intelligence

What happens to objects that enter black holes?

Scientists have long wondered what happens to information that enters black holes. Famed physicist Stephen Hawking thinks he has the answer.<p>Information entering a black hole may not be truly lost, he suggests. Instead, that information could still exist in a sort of hologram on the black hole’s …

8 Mental Habits the Most Successful People Learn to Break | Inc.com

Sometimes, success comes not from what you learn to do but what you learn to stop doing.<p>That bit of wisdom comes from Sandja Brügmann, serial entrepreneur and founder of the Passion Institute, a recently launched online educational program and consultancy for executives and entrepreneurs. "Once we …

Self-improvement

2015 March 22 - A Double Eclipse of the Sun

<b>A Double Eclipse of the Sun</b> <b><br>Image Credit & Copyright:</b> Thierry Legault<p><b>Explanation:</b> Can the Sun be eclipsed twice at the same time? Last Friday was …

Space

140mph trains for the North as new HS3 plans revealed

The Chancellor heralds plans for HS3 and says they could 'revolutionise' transport in the North of England<p>Trains travelling up to 140 miles an hour will help "revolutionise" transport in the North, George Osborne has said as detailed plans for High Speed 3 [HS3] are revealed for the first time on …

Volkswagen introduces a lower-cost, Limited Edition e-Golf

At over $35,000, Volkswagen's e-Golf is one of the nicer, but not one of the cheaper, electric vehicles on the road. Now, a Limited Edition drops that price by $2,000.<p>If you're looking for one of the nicer battery-powered electric cars on the road, look no further than the Volkswagen e-Golf . It …

Electric Vehicles

Samsung unveils beautiful new Galaxy S6

Samsung set out to build a better looking line of Galaxy phones this year, and it definitely achieved its goal.<p>The South Korean electronics company unveiled the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge on Sunday afternoon at Mobile World Conference in Barcelona. I got a chance to preview both new models at a …

Phones

iPhone is back to being the world's top selling smartphone

For the first time in three years, the iPhone is the world's top selling smartphone.<p>Apple sold a record 74.8 million iPhones in the fourth quarter of 2014, giving it 20.4% of the global smartphone market, according to new research from Gartner.<p>That was enough to push Apple (AAPL) ahead of Samsung …

Mobile

Single Site on Mars Advanced for 2016 NASA Lander

NASA's next mission to Mars, InSight, is on track to launch a year from today and to study the Red Planet's interior to learn about how rocky planets …

Apple To Power New Data Centers With Renewable Energy

(Reuters) - Apple Inc said it would spend 1.7 billion euros ($1.9 billion) to build two data centers in Europe that would be entirely powered by renewable energy and create hundreds of jobs.<p>The company said the centers, in Ireland and Denmark, will power Apple's online services, including the …

Scientists discover black hole 12 billion times more massive than the sun

<b>(CNN) —</b> Researchers in China have spotted a supermassive black hole, which they say is 12 billion times more massive than the Sun and formed around 900 million years after the Big Bang.<p>The black hole is larger than any of its age previously seen, the journal Nature reports.<p>A black hole is a dense …

Universe

Black hole at Milky Way center may be emitting mysterious neutrinos, NASA says

The massive black hole at the heart of our milky galaxy may be churning out peculiar particles called neutrinos, NASA satellites have revealed. If …

A balloon to the beyond: World View on savoring space tourism

Jane Poynter wants you to take a trip to space that's as comfortable as a luxury cruise. She's spent two years living in the sealed research lab Biosphere 2, and serves as president of Paragon Space Development Corporation, where she led development of the life-support systems for the 2018 …

The Size Of Space As Illustrated Here Is Really Mind-Blowing

Here are some pictures that demonstrate how tiny our world is as compared to the hugeness of cosmos. Thanks to equipment nowadays, images like the …

How to Get More Space on Your iPhone — For Real

"Storage Almost Full." The three most dreaded words for iPhone users. We all know Facebook and iTunes take up a ton of room, but there's only so much you can delete to make space for the hot new app your friends are talking about. That's where the new PhoneExpander Mac app comes in. For $20, it …