Carl Foulon

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A year later, scientists keep listening to gravitational waves, the soundtrack of the cosmos

LIVINGSTON, La. — The speed limit on the LIGO access road is 10 mph, which is preposterously slow, particularly after you’ve spent the last hour hurtling across the bayou country on elevated freeways. You have to creep toward the guard booth. The scientists and engineers don’t actually care how …

LIGO

Surprise! LIGO Can Also Make Gravitational Waves

We can produce gravitational waves now.<p>It's been almost a year now since the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) announced the …

Ebay founder backs tests to give people free money

The idea of a universal basic income has found growing support in Silicon Valley as robots threaten to radically change the nature of work.<p>Ebay …

Universal Basic Income

Scientists Have Confirmed a Brand New Phase of Matter: Time Crystals

Constant motion without energy.<p>For months now, there's been speculation that researchers might have finally created time crystals - strange crystals …

Graphene's Superconductive Power Has Finally Been Unlocked, And It's Crazier Than We Expected

Okay, wow.<p>It's official: graphene has been made into a superconductor in its natural state - which means electrical current can flow through it with …

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 …

How One Season of Football Affects a Child’s Brain

Research is mounting that concussions have devastating impacts on professional football players in the NFL—and the symptoms don’t happen overnight. …

Fussy-eating toddlers 'not the fault of parents'

<b>Two-year-old Alice does not like meat and only eats broccoli with ketchup, but scientists researching toddlers' eating habits do not blame her parents.</b><p>Instead, her fussy food preferences are - largely - down to who she is and the genes she has inherited.<p>They play a key role in her willingness to …

Add Saturn's moon Dione to the list of places we need to explore ASAP

Scientists have spent years fussing over Enceladus and Titan. But there's another moon of Saturn with a giant ocean below its surface, and it's been …