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This Video About The Scale of Black Holes Will Crush Your Poor, Tiny Brain

We were not prepared for this.<p>Black holes are vast, matter-annihilating objects that seem to defy physics by their very existence. They're so weird, …

Excitement Mounts As The Large Hadron Collider Is Switched On Again And Begins A New Year Of Experiments

This marks the seventh year that the particle accelerator has been in operation.<p>At 12:17 p.m. on Friday, March 30, the Large Hadron Collider at CERN …

Scientists are rethinking the very nature of space and time

The Nature of Space and Time<p>A pair of researchers have uncovered a potential bridge between general relativity and quantum mechanics — the two …

Can Quantum Mechanics Save the Cosmic Multiverse?

Many cosmologists now accept the extraordinary idea that what seems to be the entire universe may actually be only a tiny part of a much larger …

20 of the best Earth and space documentaries to watch on Netflix in 2017

Humans have been gazing up at the stars since before the dawn of civilization. We intrinsically seek to know the unknowable and discover the …

Physicists observe 'negative mass'

<b>Physicists have created a fluid with "negative mass", which accelerates towards you when pushed.</b><p>In the everyday world, when an object is pushed, it accelerates in the same direction as the force applied to it; this relationship is described by Isaac Newton's Second Law of Motion.<p>But in theory, …

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We're In For A Triple Celestial Treat, And Here's How To Enjoy It

Get set for a full moon, a lunar eclipse and a comet flyby this Friday night.<p>Turn your eyes to the sky this Friday night and prepare for a series of spectacular celestial sights.<p>A penumbral lunar eclipse, a full moon and a comet will all be visible from across North America ― weather permitting.<p>The …

Scientists have confirmed a brand new phase of matter: time crystals

For months now, there's been speculation that researchers might have finally created time crystals — strange crystals that have an atomic structure that repeats not just in space, but in time, putting them in constant oscillation without energy.<p>Now it's official — researchers have just reported in …

All the Zelda Games You Should Play to Get Ready for Breath of the Wild

Put on your best green tunic and sit down with these classics.<p>We’re just over a month away from the release of the long-awaited new <i>Zelda</i> game, <i>Breath of the Wild</i>, on both the Wii U and the Nintendo Switch. But if you can’t wait that long to go questing around Hyrule, you’re in luck; from now until …

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The Most Detailed View of Black Holes in the Universe Will Blow Your Mind

Stare into the abyss, my friends. The image above features the highest concentration of black holes humans have ever seen. So dense are the merciless …

You won't see a supermoon like this for decades

On November 14, the most super of supermoons will rise. And no matter where you are in the world, you'll be able to see it (assuming you have good …

Record Supermoon and 9 More Can't-Miss Sky Events in November

Get ready to see lunar pairings, meteor showers, and more this month.<p>The coming month brings the roaring lion of meteor displays, dazzling planets, and plenty more reasons to look up at the night sky. You’ll even have the chance to catch the most impressive supermoon in nearly seven decades.<p>So dust …

Before the Big Bang there was another universe and a new one will emerge after ours collapses

New model of cosmology reveals the physics of the universe before the Big Bang.<p>The universe started with the Big Bang 13.7 billion years ago, but …