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Japan Just Became the First Country to Deploy Rovers on an Asteroid

The Hayabusa 2 mission is visiting an asteroid 200 million miles from Earth to collect samples. The mission profile involves a lot of robots, bullets, and explosives.<p>In 2014, the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) launched the Hayabusa 2 spacecraft on a four year journey to Ryugu, an …

Aerospace

Satellite captures space junk in world's first

RemoveDebris, a small experimental satellite designed to clean up space debris successfully snared its first piece of extraterrestrial pollution — a solar system premiere.<p>More than 7,600 tonnes of so-called "space junk" floats around Earth — the result of nearly 60 years of space exploration — with …

Space Exploration

Reimagining of Schrödinger's Cat Breaks Quantum Mechanics—and Stumps Physicists

In the world’s most famous thought experiment, physicist Erwin Schrödinger described how a cat in a box could be in an uncertain predicament. The …

Quantum Mechanics

A Pulsating, Alien-Looking Sea Creature Has Been Found on a Beach in New Zealand

It's mesmerising.<p>On Monday, a New Zealand family were just walking along a Northern Auckland beach when they stumbled across a bizarre, pink-colour …

Jellyfish

Time To Forget Myers-Briggs? Scientists Just Outlined Four New Personality Types

People love a good personality test. There's something uniquely satisfying about being able to place ourselves and the people around us into clearly …

Myers-Briggs

10 Delicious Hummus Recipes (Because Store-Bought Ones Are Always Getting Recalled)

What can we say about hummus? While it’s delicious, healthy and satisfying as a veggie dip, it’s prone to being recalled due to illness-causing …

Recipes

Our Most Popular Chicken Recipes Ever — Recipes from The Kitchn

One thing our readers (and Kitchn editors!) have in common is that we all love a good chicken dinner. This mild-mannered meat is a versatile staple …

Slow Cookers

Brexit Has Brought Britain to a Standstill

An enormous amount of activity attends every episode in Britain’s painful quest to leave the European Union. The drama is unrelenting: from …

Brexit

This Windows file may be secretly hoarding your passwords and emails

A little-known Windows feature will create a file that stores text extracted from all the emails and plaintext-files found on your PC, which …

'Moore's Law is dead': Three predictions about the computers of tomorrow

Experts from chip designer Arm on how chip design will evolve to ensure performance keeps advancing.<p>"Moore's Law is dead. Moore's Law is over."<p>So …

Machine Learning

How To End Procrastination And Finish That Big Project

Whether it’s in your professional or personal life, how to finish that big project you started is often a major challenge. According to Harvard Business School professor Robert Kaplan and his colleague David Norton, 90% of business strategies fail due to poor execution. This staggering statistic is …

Harvard Business School

Astronomers Spot Unprecedented Glow Around Neutron Star, and Whatever It Is, It’s Important

Scientists using the Hubble Space Telescope have glimpsed a neutron star unlike any seen before.<p>Neutron stars, which contain more mass than the Sun …

University of Toronto

A Mysterious Pulsar Is Sending Strange Emissions Really Far Into Space

Astronomers have never seen anything like it.<p>Most stars are just out there in space, doing their star thing, but not the pulsar called RX …

Space

NASA's new planet hunting satellite shares 'first light' photo of space

The hunt is on.<p>If we're going to find life in the cosmos, it's a good idea to look for other planets. The Kepler telescope has done a fantastic job since launching in 2009, but with that workhorse satellite reaching the end of its life, it's time for the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) …

The Future

Scientists catch Higgs boson particle’s most common decay

CERN researchers have observed the Higgs boson particle transforming into bottom quarks as it decays.<p>Scientists predict this is the most common way …

Quarks

"Lawful intercept" Pegasus spyware found deployed in 45 countries

At least ten operators of Pegasus spyware have deployed the malware outside their country's border, new Citizen Lab report finds.<p>Security researchers …

Human Rights

Recipe: Easy Chicken Potstickers — Recipes from The Kitchn

Steamed and pan-fried Chinese dumplings, often known as potstickers, were always a favorite of mine when I was growing up. The doughy-looking …

Recipes

8 Space Documentaries That Will Blow Your Mind

With all the buzz surrounding the new film <i>First Man</i>, set to release on October 12, we’re seeing quite the uptick in people interested in learning …

Documentaries

Study on 1.5 Million People Reveals the 4 Major Human Personality Types

According to this research, "average" is probably best.<p>The Greek physician Hippocrates argued that four bodily “humors” shaped human behavior, which, …

Northwestern University

​Five computer security questions you must be able to answer right now

If you can't answer these basic questions, your security could be at risk.<p>Getting senior managers to take computer security seriously is a struggle …

Cybersecurity

Why Finding The Real Meaning Of Agile Is Hard

“I talked to 50+ leaders and consultants about what ‘agile’ means,” the legendary professor of management science at the Stanford Engineering School, Robert I. Sutton, wrote on Twitter late last week. “Read 10+ books. I agree with many principles and grasped it when it focused on software. I am now …

Agile Development

Astronomers Have Found the Universe's Missing Matter

Astronomers have finally found the last of the missing universe. It’s been hiding since the mid-1990s, when researchers decided to inventory all the …

Galaxies

Low-Carb Pumpkin Treats Are Here, and We're Never Leaving the Kitchen

Pumpkin makes everything better, but it's also good for you — pumpkins are low-calorie, high in fiber, and packed with vitamins and minerals that can boost immunity. That is, until you bake them into cookies or muffins, or mix them into a sugary latte. Never fear: there are plenty of low-carb ways …

Afternoon Tea

New in – the Aldi cast iron cookware range that’s set to rival Le Creuset

You can save more than £600 with Aldi's cast iron versus Le Creuset – trust us, this is one Specialbuy range you can't afford to miss!<p>Get ready to …

Cast Iron Cookware

UK mass surveillance programme violates human rights, European court rules

The UK government’s mass surveillance programme violated human rights and had “no real safeguards”, the European Court of Human Rights (EHCR) has …

Human Rights

This innovative $7,000 ‘indoor farm’ may change how America eats forever

Farmshelf, an indoor farm that lets you grow lettuce and herbs, is sprouting up at restaurants, corporate kitchens and food halls around the …

Money

Why is programming language Julia growing so fast and where is it going next?

Professor Alan Edelman, co-creator of the Julia programming language, on why the language is so popular and what's coming next.<p>At the turn of the …

Machine Learning

Curiosity — String Theory Says We Have at Least 10 Dimensions,...

Quantum physics is weird. As soon as you think you understand it, you find five more reasons you don’t. Take this, for example: The Standard Model of …

Particles

Discovery of new neurons in the ear could lead to treatments for tinnitus

It's estimated that there are 100 billion neurons in the human body, so it's no surprise that some of them have evaded detection by scientists. Now, …

Research

Hubble Just Revealed Thousands of Hidden Galaxies in This Jaw-Dropping Photo

Hello, new desktop wallpaper.<p>Hubble has embarked on a new observation mission: to study the farthest reaches of the Universe, using some of the most …

Durham University