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Scientists want you to help them go look for exploding stars

Scientists want you to go looking for exploding stars, and nope, you won't need much expertise to do it.<p>A citizen science project to find supernovae …

Universe

This Crazy New Optical Illusion Shows if You Have 'Curvature Blindness'

We are freaking out.<p>Everybody loves a good optical illusion - and this newly discovered perception trick has us questioning how we see the world …

App detects pancreatic cancer from the whites of your eyes

Pancreatic cancer has a very low survival rate, with just nine percent of patients surviving past five years. A major contributor to this rate is the fact that once those with pancreatic cancer start to show symptoms, the disease is usually already quite advanced. But researchers at the University …

Here's Every Driver's Fantasy, Or At Least All The Ones With Drift Lamborghinis And Nissan GT-Rs

The idle thoughts of every young driver turns any old industrial part of town into an imagined race track, fully lit sideways in some sports car you …

Watch: The Physics of Time Explained in Under 3 Minutes

Many people find the concepts in physics challenging to wrap their head around. Visual aids and explanations can definitely help, though. The Youtube …

VPN use on the rise in the aftermath of Trump administration privacy rollback

<i>The AAPicks team writes about things we think you’ll like, and we may see a share of revenue from any purchases made through affiliate links.</i><p>Regardless of party lines, most will agree that the current political climate is “interesting,” to say the least. Congress’s vote to roll back rules that …

Trump Administration

Let The 10th Doctor Teach You Einstein's General Relativity in 3 Minutes

Who better to explain space-time?<p>On 14 March 2017, the world celebrated what would have been Albert Einstein's 138th birthday. But while all of us …

Albert Einstein’s Unique Approach to Thinking

<i>“I never came upon any of my discoveries through the process of rational thinking.” — Albert Einstein</i><p>In the arena of scientific achievement and the …

The Best Space Documentaries on Netflix

The truth is out there -- and on Netflix.<p>So far, space travel has been restricted to only a few select people who are lucky enough to convince a …

the F80 supercar concept is fit for a superhero

apr 20, 2018<p>immediately on viewing, whether as the lucky driver or as a jealous onlooker, the BMW i8 roadster highlights a distinctive, …

Wearable Tech

A Massive Poster of Earth’s Spacecraft and Missions, So Far

By our count, there are 113 spacecraft in this image. It’s a catalogue of all of the vehicles launched into space so far, from the U.S.S.R’s Luna 2 …

NASA Just Released a Bunch of Sweet Vintage Space Posters

This beautiful calendar was intended for internal use, but you can download it in high resolution for free.<p>Just like every other kid interested in the cosmos, my childhood bedroom ceiling was covered in luminous stars and planets. If the light had just turned, they'd burn on; I spent my nights …

Home

If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

Infographics

Starting With the Earth as a Marble, This Is the First Timelapse of the Solar System to Scale | Colossal

<p>When looking in a science textbook or a toy mobile of the solar system, it’s easy to depict the sun, planets and moon to scale in comparison to each …

14 genius Stephen Hawking quotes that will make you question your place in the universe (pictures)

Black Holes