Chinmay Karaguppi

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Real Life Alien Encounters: Everything You Ever Wanted To Know

<b>The alien invasion and subsequent destruction of London depicted in Independence Day: Resurgence may represent a worst-case scenario in the event of</b> …

Paranormal

Has Bermuda Triangle mystery REALLY been solved? Eerie vids 'prove ALIENS are to blame'

Scientists suggested last month they had finally come up with an explanation for why various ships and aircrafts have vanished in the deadly triangle …

Did ‘Arrival’ Have a Late Arrival? Our Obsession With UFOs May Be Fading

“Arrival,” the shimmering and portentous new why-are-they-here? alien-invasion drama, is on track to bring in around $24 million this weekend. That …

Science Fiction

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To Planet 9 — and Beyond!

Some astronomers have a knack for making it seem like humans have truly become masters of the universe. They built the Gaia space observatory, …

Universe

How psychologists explain the unique pain of election heartbreak

Watching the 2016 election unfold was more of an emotional roller coaster than I could have ever anticipated. As a Canadian living in Washington, DC, I can’t vote in this country. Yet I’ve been riding on waves of shock and despair.<p>On Tuesday night, I saw some of my American friends who supported …

Psychology

The Beagle 2 Mars Lander Didn't Crash Land After All

'This kind of tantalising result on a long held mystery is the kind of thing that keeps us going.'<p>Britain’s ill-fated Beagle 2 probe didn’t crash …

Space Science

8 terrifying ways the world could actually end

The outcome of a presidential election might inspire unbridled hope — or make you feel like the world is ending.<p>Yet both feelings ignore the humbling truth about our fragile existence. Life exists on Earth only because it teeters in a delicate and truly improbable balance. Our atmosphere, proximity …

Universe

Want to understand how Trump happened? Study quantum physics

The past decade will be remembered as the period when the global underclass revolt snowballed into a movement with political bite. From Occupy Wall Street to Brexit to Donald Trump’s election, these post-financial crisis years have featured many unsynchronized awakenings that are forcing a …

James Clapper

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Supermoons Are Huge, Amazing, and NBD

The moon's cyclical phases lead to an occasional, inevitable bigness.<p>As an observational astronomer who teaches students about the behavior of the …

Astronomy

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Electrons Cooled Close to Absolute Zero Reveal Their Quantum Nature

We can finally see things more clearly.<p>Scientists have discovered that electrons cooled close to absolute zero slow down so much that they can be …

Quantum Mechanics

This Chart Shows the Difference Between a Broke and a Rich Budget

Since we tend to decide that it’s rude to talk about money with other people, it can be hard to figure out how to go from being broke to financially …

Personal Finance

The Experimental Quest To Disprove A Quantum Postulate

Quantum theory is probabilistic by nature. Because of fuzzy effects of quantum indeterminacy, the equations of quantum mechanics can’t tell us exactly what an object is doing, but only what the likely outcome will be when we interact with it. This probability is determined by the Born rule (named …

Quantum Mechanics

Astronomers have found 'intriguing' shadows in new photos of alien solar systems

The scientists were even able to see "intriguing" shadows cast by clouds of gas and dust in two of the images.<p>The photos could help pop more pieces into the longstanding puzzle of how Earth came to exist.<p>Ask an astronomer how planets form, and she'll say parts of a giant wheel of gas and dust …

Universe

Stunning new theory of gravity suggests there's no such thing as dark matter

A new theory of gravity explains the way galaxies rotate without the need for the theoretical presence of dark matter, according to a renowned expert …

Dark Matter

A material from shapeshifting planes could heal human flesh

What generates voltage when you warm it up, push on it, or blow on it?<p>Get your mind out of the gutter. The correct answer is polyvinylidene fluoride, a material NASA researchers have refined for use in morphing aircraft that shapeshift in response to their environment. But wait! There’s more: It …

Engineering