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How to Check if Your Universe Should Exist

Author: Natalie Wolchover and Peter Byrne, Quanta Magazine. Natalie Wolchover and Peter Byrne, Quanta Magazine Science<p>Date of Publication: …

Earth's Magnetic Field Could Flip Faster Than We Thought

'Down' could become the new 'up' within our lifetimes<p>The magnetic poles of the earth have switched back and forth many, many times during the 4.54 billion years that the Earth has been around. Previous research suggested that the process of reversing the poles took place over a long time period, …

Earth Science

10 of the Most Addictive Video Games Ever Made

A visitor listens to an audio presentation next to a standing console of Pong | Sean Gallup/Getty Images<p>According to the Entertainment Software …

This Step-By-Step Guide Lets You Turn Your Phone Into A Cosmic Ray Detector

You don't need a degree in astrophysics and lots of fancy equipment to detect cosmic rays, those invisible subatomic particles that zoom through space and crash into Earth.<p>All you need is some duct tape and a couple of free apps, and you can turn your smart phone into a pocket cosmic ray …

Sleeping Humpback Whale Captured In Rare Footage

Have you ever wondered how humpback whales sleep?<p>A group of underwater photographers known as Panga MX says it captured rare footage of the majestic marine mammal snoozing earlier this year. “We encountered a sleeping humpback whale and managed to get an in-water encounter with her,” the group …