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Leaked NASA Paper Shows The 'Impossible' EM Drive Really Does Work

Did we just achieve fuel-less propulsion?<p>The results of NASA's tests on the 'impossible' EM Drive have been leaked, and they reveal that the …

Has Stephen Hawking solved the mystery of black holes?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Black holes have a way of capturing our imagination. That's why when Stephen Hawking recently talked about them the media went wild.<p>But what was he really saying? Was it a breakthrough moment?<p>At the Hawking Radiation Conference organized by Laura Mersini-Houghton, a professor of physics at …

Universe

We toured a giant 'time machine' hiding outside New York City

But to study that ancient plasma, you don't have to travel back in time billions of years to the Big Bang itself — just go out to Long Island, New York, where <b>there's a gigantic particle collider.</b><p>Scientists like Stephen Hawking sometimes say particle colliders are the closest things we have to time …

Search for Nefertiti's burial site given green light

<b>(CNN) —</b> A British archaeologist has been given the go-ahead by Egyptian authorities to search Tutankhamun's tomb for the final resting place of Nefertiti.<p>Nicholas Reeves, along with Mamdouh Eldamaty, the country's Minister of Antiquities, and a group of experts will enter the boy king's burial …

Archaeology

Rogue supernovas likely flung into space by black hole slingshots

Rogue supernovas that explode all alone in deep space present an astronomical mystery. Where did they come from? How did they get there? The likely …

Here's what NASA plans to do if an astronaut dies in space

President Nixon was prepared for Neil Armstrong and the other Apollo 11 astronauts to die on the moon in 1969.<p>Written in an old memo titled "In Event …

Astronomers discover the smallest known supermassive black hole

Here's a cosmic contradiction: A tiny supermassive black hole. Astronomers using the Magellan II telescope in Chile and<p>NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory have discovered the smallest supermassive black hole yet found at the center of a dwarf galaxy.<p>The findings, published by the Astrophysical Journal …

Universe