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Hybrid solar cell captures energy from the sun and raindrops

As useful and ubiquitous as solar energy is becoming, it still has one major Kryptonite: gloomy weather. Now, a team of Chinese engineers has …

Clean Energy

Can You Restore Your Vision Naturally? This Eye Doc Says Yes

If you have ever been diagnosed with an eye condition such as macular degeneration or cataracts, the doctor might have told you: "All we can do is …

Neuroscience

ESA confirms cause of Schiaparelli spacecraft's Mars crash

After a seven-months investigation, ESA has released the results of its inquiry into the crash of its unmanned Schiaparelli lander on Mars last …

Amateurs Spot Supernova Star Explosion For Space Scientists Studying Universe

A star exploded before the time of the dinosaurs, and average people just helped space scientists find it.<p>The stellar explosion called a supernova is …

California Grid Smashes Record - Getting 67% of Energy From Renewables

That doesn't even count hydro and rooftop solar.<p>On 13 May 2017, California smashed through another renewable energy milestone as its largest grid, …

Gold Stocks Poised to Soar Sharply Higher!

<i>Breaking:</i> The Single Best Way to Play the Coming Surge in Gold Prices is a Little-Known Junior Exploration Company Unlike Any Other Gold Stock on the …

Cryptocurrency

SpaceX to Send Privately Crewed Dragon Spacecraft Beyond the Moon Next Year

We are excited to announce that SpaceX has been approached to fly two private citizens on a trip around the Moon late next year. They have already …

Record-Breaking 'Gigapixel' View of a Tiny Galaxy Reveals Secret Lives of Stars

A telescope in Chile captured this incredible view of a nearby dwarf galaxy, which reveals millions of previously hidden stars that you can explore …

Cosmology

How Climate Change Will Affect Your Neighborhood: Check Out This NOAA Tool

If you want to know how climate has changed and will change in your neighborhood, the Climate Explorer, a tool provided by the National Oceanic and …

Extremely Rare Ferrari F40 Prototype Goes Up In Flames

When a Ferrari goes up in flames, it’s just another day in the office. But when that Ferrari is one of eight F40 prototypes, tears come streaming …

Self-driving cars are coming sooner than expected, according to Elon Musk

Elon Musk explained how he plans to end traffic, replace roof tiles with solar panels, and bring one million people up to Mars in a revealing TED …

Cassini brings back shocking data from Saturn's rings, Nasa announces

Scientists have received puzzling and shocking data back from the first part of Cassini's Grand Finale.<p>The spacecraft just completed its first flight …

Astronomy

For Cars, Amazon's Alexa Brings Convenience and Vulnerability

Amazon’s wildly popular voice assistant, Alexa, is making her debut in several cars this year. But as seductive and convenient as many consumers have found her in the living room, Alexa could open up a Pandora’s box of potential risks in the automotive realm.<p>Numerous automakers, including BMW, …

California will start charging electric vehicle fees in 2020

While some states are still offering incentives for electric vehicle buyers, California will soon become the biggest state to start charging fees for EV ownership. California is estimated to account for about half of the country's EV sales, so the state is keen on recuperating some of the money it …

Cadillac's New In-Car Software Updates Aren't Threatened By Your Android Auto Or Apple CarPlay

Infotainment systems are tricky little things to design; most customers won’t notice when it works well but will definitely notice when it screws up. …

Trump's transition team asked NASA about mining the moon

President Donald Trump's proposed 2018 budget calls for big cuts to the EPA and Department of Energy, but NASA's budget would only be cut by one percent. It looks like Trump has had designs on NASA that include potential moneymaking activities as well as mining the moon for resources. This comes …

Space Exploration

It’s official: Saturn’s moon has just about everything you need to make life

Deep-sea vents could infuse Enceladus' ocean with microbe food<p>The results are back from the Cassini spacecraft's closest encounter with Enceladus, and they're good news for folks who hope to find aliens on Saturn's icy moon.<p>Cassini discovered geysers shooting out of Enceladus' south pole back in …

Astronomers may have taken the first photo of a black hole

The Event Horizon Telescope project's astronomers can now breathe a sigh of relief. They finally managed to observe Sagittarius A* for five sleepless nights after switching on the array on April 4th. In other words, the team might have taken the first picture of a black hole ever. There were nights …

Here's Why the Tesla Model 3 Price is So (Relatively) Cheap

When it launches, the Model 3 will be the Tesla’s cheapest vehicle by some distance. It hasn’t been a smooth journey: Since Tesla launched the …

Tesla

An AI backed by Elon Musk just ‘evolved’ to learn by itself

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF<p>True unsupervised learning, that allows AI’s to learn by themselves, will represent a quantum leap in AI development and …

Physicists Say They've Created a Fluid With 'Negative Mass'

Holy crap.<p>Researchers in the US say they've created a fluid with negative mass in the lab... which is exactly as mind-bending as it sounds.<p>What it …

NASA Just Put Earth Up For Adoption, Because We've Really Messed It Up

Free to good home: one planet.<p>NASA is offering people the chance to 'adopt' their very own piece of Earth, having sectioned off the planet into …

Giant viruses found in Austrian sewage fuel debate over potential fourth domain of life

Tourists visiting the town of Klosterneuburg in eastern Austria often head for the 12th century monastery or the nearby memorial to author Franz …

Scientists Have Identified The Oldest Cosmic Dust in The Known Universe

And it points to the very first stars.<p>Astronomers have spotted the oldest cosmic dust ever discovered, from just 200 million years after the birth of …

The seven planets in orbit round a red dwarf star 39 light years away will provide valuable data about exoplanets and their atmospheres, but the latest data suggests that they are unlikely to be homely<p>Red dwarfs are thought to be the most common types of star, but all are dim. Even the red dwarf …

Astronomy

Exo-Earths With Global Magnetic Fields Most Likely To Have Life

The most recent results from NASA’s MAVEN Mars orbiter is a case study in why global magnetic fields are crucial to preserving planetary atmospheres and protecting such life-giving environments from the ravages of their parent stars’particle outflows. Like raging Piranha, solar wind particles — …

Physicists Discover an Unexpected Force Acting on Nanoparticles in a Vacuum

Nanoparticles can be pushed by pure nothingness.<p>Researchers have discovered a new and unexpected force that acts on nanoparticles in a vacuum, …