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This Distant Galaxy Appeared Just 400 Million Years After the Big Bang

NASA scientists have captured a remarkable glimpse of a primordial compact galaxy that came into existence at a time when the Universe was …

Universe

Water bear DNA: How the only animals to survive in space do it (VIDEO).

Tiny tardigrades are amazing: the seemingly indestructible animals are the only ones known to survive the vacuum of space, and now researchers …

Biology

SpaceX Crash-Landed a Rocket on a Drone Barge (Again)

They say the line between genius and a multi-million-dollar flaming mess in the Atlantic Ocean is razor-thin.<p>The Vine of this afternoon’s attempt …

Space Travel

Download 'The Martian' on Dec. 22

The Martian will be available in digital HD before Christmas, and on 3D Blu-ray, Blu-ray, and DVD in January.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, …

Film Festivals

Amazing Final Images Of Stars Right Before They Die

The future of our Sun is very clear: someday it will run out of hydrogen in its core, expand into a red giant, where it will fuse helium until it runs out of that. Afterwards, it blows off its outer layers, forming a planetary nebula, while its core contracts down to a white dwarf.<p>This fate, common …

Cosmology

US Air Force's X-37B Space Plane Wings Past 200 Days in Orbit

Mum's the word: The U.S. Air Force's secretive X-37B space plane has winged its way past the 200 day mark, carrying out a classified agenda for the …

Space Exploration

Scientists have made the most stable source of light, and it could help us find aliens

In late 2017, a European space telescope called CHEOPS will be launched - short for CHaracterising ExOPlanets Satellite. It'll hunt for Earth-like …

findaliens

'Impossible' Space Engine May Actually Work, NASA Test Suggests

It's really starting to look as if an "impossible" space propulsion technology actually works.<p>Researchers at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston …

NASA Spotted an Object 3.3 Billion Miles Away From the Sun

NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft captured the closest-ever look at a small object in the solar system’s distant Kuiper Belt, the ring of icy bodies and …

Astronomy

This Is the Space Weather New Horizons Had to Fly Through to Get To Pluto—And It's Very Strange

New Horizons returned some amazingly detailed shots and data of Pluto over the course of its mission—but just what did it have to fly through to get …

We Finally Have the Full Story on Ceres' Mysterious Bright Spots

Water ice from a subterranean ocean? Giant salt deposits from an alien mining operation? Since March, dwarf planet Ceres’ bright spots have mystified …

Google, NASA's quantum computer is 100 million times faster than yours

Unless you too own a quantum computer, Google and NASA likely have you beat, but there is a caveat.<p>Google and NASA announced at an event at NASA's …

Pandora Launches App for the New Apple TV

Popular streaming music service Pandora has launched an app for the new fourth-generation Apple TV, allowing Pandora listeners to play their favorite music and radio stations on their television sets.<p>On the Apple TV, the Pandora app has a simple, streamlined interface with sections for managing …

The Fruits of Reverse Innovation

<b>By Averill Brewer</b><p>Solving our world’s waste problem (the 2.6 trillion tons of garbage going into landfills worldwide) will continue to require the …

Watch History | Time killers: The strange history of wrist gaming

Flying cars, robot servants, personal jetpacks: This was the life envisioned for us by the futurists, science fiction writers and gadget makers of the '40s, '50s and '60s.<p>And one of the most memorable of those fictional inventions was the famed Dick Tracy watch.<p>Introduced in 1946, the two-way wrist …

Space10: IKEA’s New External Innovation Lab

Located in the heart of Copenhagen, Space10 has been set up as an exhibition space and future-living lab that takes a look at the future of urban …

Innovation

Is Apple The World's Most Innovative Company?

The Boston Consulting Group ranks Apple as the world’s most innovative company in a report it issued last week. Apple has topped BCG’s list of 50 companies every year since 2005 when it inaugurated the ranking. That’s quite a contrast to Forbes’ 2015 list of the 100 most innovative companies. Apple …

Facebook kills Creative Labs, shifts innovation strategy

Facebook this week closed its Creative Labs application-incubator division and pulled three experimental Android and iOS apps the team created from …

Innovation: haven't we been here before? - The Urbanist

Cue cliches: the more things change the more they stay the same. Malcolm Turnbull’s $1.1 billion suite of innovation programs is remarkably similar …

Innovation? Technologies already exist for 100% renewables

Innovation. It is the big buzzword, both in Australia and among the major international companies at the climate talks in Paris.<p>But sometimes you …

Natural Gas