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Quantum Theory Bends The Limits of Physics, Showing Two-Way Signaling May Be Possible

The limit does not exist.<p>Quantum physics just beat classical physics again.<p>A single quantum particle can send a two-way signal, scientists have …

Quantum Physics

The surprising reason why NASA hasn't sent humans to Mars yet

We could have been on Mars 30 years ago. At the peak of the Apollo era in the early '70s, NASA was already planning its next step into the unknown.<p>Its plans included building multiple space stations, continued trips to the Moon, and the first crewed mission to Mars by the 1980s. Can you imagine …

Gravity Travels At The Speed Of Light – Confirmed For The First Time Ever

Light obeys a speed limit that is roughly 186,000 miles per second. According to Einstein’s special relativity nothing can travel faster than the …

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

Space object may be from another solar system - CNN Video

Astronomers around the world are trying to track down a small, fast-moving object that is zipping through our solar system.

‘The Matrix’ Code’s Hidden Meaning Has Been Revealed, and There’s Something Fishy About It

Production designer Simon Whiteley got the idea from his wife's cookbook.<p>If you’ve ever wondered what that green text in “The Matrix” really meant, …

Astronomers Start Mapping the Structure of the Far Side of the Milky Way

Since the 18th century, astronomers have been aware that our Solar System is embedded in a vast disk of stars and gas known as the Milky Way Galaxy. …

Astronomers just found the first interstellar object from beyond our solar system

New in the Neighborhood<p>This month, scientists were able to confirm for the first time that a visitor from another part of the galaxy has entered our …

Supermassive Black Holes Suggest We May Be Very Wrong About How Our Universe Formed

Riddled with Holes<p>The universe can be thought of as one big, continuously expanding space. An interesting theory about this expansion assumes that …

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Our galaxy's most-mysterious star is even stranger than astronomers thought

Pasadena, CA-- A star known by the unassuming name of KIC 8462852 in the constellation Cygnus has been raising eyebrows both in and outside of the …

Astronomy Picture of the Week – Charon’s Ancient Ocean?

As promised, here’s Charon. I went with this photo because it’s something interesting to think about.<p>Pluto’s ‘Hulk-like’ Moon Charon: A Possible …

Alien Life Model Found in Deep Earth

A microbe that lives off radioactive rocks in Earth's deepest mine reveals how life could thrive on other planets and even in interstellar space.<p>An …

Saturn's Moon Dione Has a Liquid Subsurface Ocean, Too

Move over, Titan and Enceladus: you’re not the only moons orbiting Saturn to possess a subsurface ocean. Dione is not the most popular rock in the …

Astronomy

Triangulum Galaxy (M33) - Sky & Telescope

Photographer<p>jgreif<p>Email<p>greif.jon@gmail.com<p>Location of photo<p>Mayhill, NM, USA, taken remotely from La Jolla, CA, using itelescope.net.<p>Date/Time of photo<p>…

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There's a Giant Cloud on a Collision Course With the Milky Way

At 11,000 light years long and 2,500 light years wide, Smith’s Cloud is not your average ball of vapor.<p>Mark your epochal calendars, because 30 million years from now, a massive billow of gas called Smith's Cloud is due to crash into the Milky Way, according to a video released on Friday by …

Rare photos inside secret city

As if plucked from the set of a sci-fi movie, manicured lawns and gold-plated statues decorate the exteriors of futuristic palaces. Ashgabat is a …

Experts explain the biggest obstacles to creating human-like robots

Photo: NA Films/ Film4/ Universal Pictures.<p>Artificial intelligence (AI) became a scientific field almost 60 years ago. Ever since then, researchers have tried to achieve human-level smarts or better.<p>Yet even with recent feats of computational genius — for example, Google DeepMind beating a human …

Government website reveals plan to revive Soviet-era use of marine mammals for combat operations<p>Russia’s defence ministry is looking to buy five dolphins, the government has revealed, as the country strives to revive its Soviet-era use of sea mammals for military tasks.<p>The military has opened the …

Russia

Scientists Discover a Rare Planet That Has 3 Stars

Scientists have discovered a planet outside of Earth’s solar system that boasts a rare three stars, new research shows.<p>The planet, called KELT-4Ab, …

Scientists Have Just Bred Live Mice Without Using Fertilised Eggs

Centuries-old assumptions about reproduction just got overturned.<p>In a world first, scientists have successfully bred mice without using fertilised …

These Ocean Worlds Reveal Just How Little Water We Have on Earth

Whoa.<p>The next time someone asks you where the biggest ocean is, point them toward Jupiter. While Earth harbours about 320 million cubic miles (1.3 …

SpaceX Interplanetary Transport System: The beginning of Mars colonization

An artist’s rendering of what a person traveling inside SpaceX’s Interplanetary Transport System might see upon arriving at Mars. Image Credit: SpaceX<p>…

China's "Heavenly Palace" Space Station Will Go Down in Flames

Artist's depiction of China's future "Heavenly Palace" national space station. Image source: Penyulap, via Wikimedia Commons.<p>"Beijing, we have a problem."<p>Since it first went up in 1998, the International Space Station has played host to astronauts from more than a dozen countries -- but not one of …

2016 October 9 - Hurricane Ivan from the Space Station

<b>Hurricane Ivan from the Space Station</b> <b><br>Image Credit:</b> Expedition 9 Crew, International Space Station, NASA<p><b>Explanation:</b> Ninety percent of the houses on …

The Spooky Secret Behind AI's Power

Deep learning programs count on multiple layers of problem-solving with systems offering up calculations to higher levels.<p>Spookily powerful …

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Two more British actors join the cast of Game of Thrones

As <i>Game of Thrones</i> season seven filming continues, yet more information about the secretive HBO show has reached the internet.<p>According to their …

TV Series

Samsung says it's 'working diligently' as fifth replacement Note 7 burns

This time in Texas<p>Another replacement Samsung Galaxy Note 7 has caught fire, this one in Houston, Texas. Daniel Franks was at lunch with his daughter and wife when their replacement caught fire while sitting on the table, he told <i>The Verge</i> in an interview. It had been replaced at a Best Buy store in …