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NASA Is Training This 17-Year-Old Girl to Become One of the First Humans on Mars

While many of us can only dream of space travel, 17-year-old astronaut trainee Alyssa Carson is making it a reality. The ambitious Louisiana-based teenager has had her “heart set on the stars” ever since she was a little girl. At only 3 years old, she told her father, “Daddy, I want to be an …

We Already Know How To Build a Time Machine

It’s just a matter of time before we build a machine that can take us into the far future.<p><i>Watch AMC's Visionaries: James Cameron's Story of Science Fiction, a six-part series about focusing on AI, dark futures, aliens, and time travel.</i><p>In September 2015, cosmonaut Gennady Padalka arrived back on …

Yale experiment to reanimate dead brains promises 'living hell' for humans

A scientific experiment to reanimate dead brains could lead to humans enduring a ‘fate worse than death,’ an ethics lecturer has warned.<p>Last month Yale University announced it had successfully resurrected the brains of more than 100 slaughtered pigs and found that the cells were still healthy.<p>The …

How Superfluid Dark Matter Mimics an Old Idea About Gravity

Does the force of gravity change at large scales? Perhaps not, but a new theory of dark matter shows why that could appear to be the case.<p>Two …

Dark Matter: Exploring Multiverse Theory in Fiction and Fact

In Blake Crouch’s novel <i>Dark Matter</i>, physics professor James Dessen is knocked unconscious by a masked abductor. When he comes to, he’s strapped to a …

When scientists saw the mouse heads glowing, they knew the discovery was big

By David Kohn<p>Kari Alitalo had studied lymphatic vessels for more than two decades. So he knew that this network, which carries immune cells throughout the body and removes waste and toxins, didn’t extend into the brain: This had been accepted wisdom for more than 300 years. “Nobody questioned that …

The Mystery of the 2,000-Year-Old Iron Beads

First they came from space, and then went 450 miles more.<p>The mystery of the origin of 22 iron beads discovered in an earthen mound in 1945 has been …

The Odds Of Your Unlikely Existence Were Not Infinitely Small

In order for you to exist, a great many unlikely events needed to unfold in exactly the way that they did. The exact sperm cell and egg cell needed to meet to create you with the DNA sequence that encoded you, and brought you into existence; a one-in-250 million chance for a sperm cell alone. That …

Earth’s Magnetic Field Is about to Flip—and a ‘Giant Lava Lamp’ in Earth’s Core Is Driving Force

If you could travel back in time 41,000 years to the last ice age, your compass would point south instead of north. That’s because for a period of a …

For The First Time, Physicists Have Observed a Giant Magnetic 'Bridge' Between Galaxies

Whoa.<p>For the first time, scientists have detected evidence of a magnetic field that's associated with the vast intergalactic 'bridge' that links our …

Scientists Have Set a Limit For Quantum Entanglement - And It's Really Freaking Powerful

Unbreakable at 30 times Earth's acceleration.<p>For the first time, scientists have subjected quantum entanglement to extreme levels of acceleration, …

A cruise that costs $59? Yes, and you'll need to bring your passport

More than 25 million travelers worldwide are expected to take a cruise this year, according to Cruise Lines International Assn., and not all of them will be experienced sailors.<p>First-timers may want to consider a short and inexpensive cruise to get started. Here are six West Coast sailings good for …

The 51 Most Beautiful Places On Earth

As shared by the BuzzFeed Community.<p><i>Responses have been edited for length and clarity.</i>

Icelandic language at risk; robots, computers can't grasp it

When an Icelander arrives at an office building and sees "Solarfri" posted, they need no further explanation for the empty premises: The word means …

Is There a Link Between Our Minds and the Quantum World?

Consciousness is something that we know very little about but is often defined as being a person’s awareness of something. But, some scientists even …

Earth was hit with a devastating comet strike around 11,000 BC, ancient stone carvings reveal

The stone carvings were found in Turkey's Göbekli Tepe.<p>Ancient stone carvings, found in what is widely considered to be "the world's first temple", …

What if we’re living in a computer simulation?

Virtual reality technology is making great advances, but it has also helped popularise a theory long debated by philosophers and now gaining supporters in Silicon Valley – that the outside world is itself a simulation<p>Have you ever wondered if life is not exactly what it’s cracked up to be? OK, …

John Mayer’s Major Crush On Kendall Jenner Revealed: He Thinks She’s ‘Smoking Hot’

Ever since John Mayer spotted Kendall Jenner in the crowd at his concert last night, he just can’t stop thinking about her! In fact, the lovestruck …

Facial recognition is increasingly common, but how does it work?

<b>(Getty/Maxiphoto/Salon)</b><p>Using computers to identify people’s faces can be helpful as well as worrisome<p>Jessica Gabel Cino<p>April 22, 2017 11:29pm (UTC)<p>This article was originally published on The Conversation.<p>The Trump administration’s efforts to impose new immigration rules drew attention — and legal …

Giant Waterfall in Antarctica Worries Scientists

By Tim Radford<p>Scientists poring over military and satellite imagery have mapped the unimaginable: a network of rivers, streams, ponds, lakes and even …

A Baby With 3 Genetic Parents Seems Healthy, But Questions Remain

Last fall, the New York-based reproductive endocrinologist John Zhang made headlines when he reported the birth of a "three-parent" baby — a healthy boy carrying the blended DNA of the birth mother, her husband and an unrelated female donor.<p>The technique, called mitochondrial replacement therapy, …

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Samsung's Galaxy S8 is the first phone with Bluetooth 5.0

Expect stronger connections to all your accessories.<p>You didn't have to wait long to see the first phone packing Bluetooth 5.0 -- in fact, it's less than a month away. When Samsung posted the specs for its brand new Galaxy S8 line, it quietly let slip that the smartphones would use the bleeding edge …

NASA's $1 billion Jupiter probe just sent back breathtaking new images of the gas giant

A probe the size of a basketball court has taken unprecedented new images of Jupiter.<p>NASA's $1 billion Juno spacecraft, launched in August 2011, took five years to reach and settle into orbit around the gas giant, which is more than 415 million miles from Earth.<p>The probe has so far photographed …

Harvard Scientists Discover How to Repair DNA Damage and Reverse Cellular Aging — What It Means for Skin-Care

It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to tell you your skin is aging. (I don’t care if you’re 20 — your skin has taken some hits since infancy.) But it does take one heck of a geneticist to figure out how to throw that whole chain reaction into reverse. Scientists have known for a while that the …

‘Custody’ Review: Viola Davis Can’t Save This Wildly Messy Lifetime Movie

Saddled with the most boring role, Viola Davis builds something out of nothing in a Lifetime movie that does the opposite.<p>“Custody” is the cliched …

You can now locate Kong’s Skull Island on Google Maps

It currently holds a 3.6 user rating<p>Legendary’s upcoming monster movie <i>Kong: Skull Island</i> hits theaters next week, and Google is having a bit of fun by plotting the film’s titular location on Google Maps.<p>You can find the island on Google Maps, just south of the equator in the Pacific Ocean. Sadly, …

Andreas Kronthaler for Vivienne Westwood Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Collection

Backstage pre-show at Andreas Kronthaler for Vivienne Westwood, it was hissy fit o’clock: Please don’t treat photographers like that! “Shoe dramas,” explained Andreas Kronthaler, before turning to a group of models. “Do you recognize her?” he said. “Do you recognize this model?” Err, nope: The …

The Galaxy S8 will have an ‘Infinity Display’

One of the new smartphone trends this year is going to be bigger screens. Well, that was true for previous years as well, but this time around …