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Why To Get Excited About A Black Hole Crash 3 Billion Light Years Away

These events last only tens of milliseconds, but they’re the most powerful phenomena since the Big Bang, and open up an entirely new window on the universe.<p>For the third time in a year and a half, the Advanced Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory has detected gravitational waves. …

3 Buddhist beliefs that will soothe your soul (and make you much happier!)

There’s no denying that life is tough.<p>We might appear that we’re happy, but deep inside, it’s total chaos. It’s almost like we’re “ducks” – calm on …

Buddha Reveals 5 Profound Truths About Life That Will Blow Your Mind

Buddhism is a profound philosophy that counters what we are taught in the west. It offers something for everyone, no matter your faith or …

60 Years Of Starstuff: How Humanity Discovered Where Our Elements Come From

In science, you don’t have to get everything right in order to get the most incredible things correct. Sometimes good ideas emerge from a failed paradigm. An excellent example of both is the groundbreaking stellar nucleosynthesis paper (creation of complex nuclei from simpler ones) paper, published …

Physics

New Evidence Shows We Might Have Gotten Cosmic Evolution Entirely Wrong

Galaxy Formation<p>Galaxies started out low-mass and tiny, busy forming stars. At least, that’s what we thought until astronomers spotted an inactive …

We're About to See Our First-Ever Black Hole

Most galaxies contain a supermassive black hole at the center. There’s a lot we don’t know them, even our own in the Milky Way, Sagittarius A*). But …

Black Holes

In Retrospect: Out of the darkness

Altmetric: 10<p>Citations: 1<p>More detail<p>Books & Arts<p>Jay M. Pasachoff<p><i>The Black Cloud</i><p>by Fred Hoyle<p>Heinemann/Harper and Brothers: 1957<p>From time to time, I …

Are We Simulated Beings Living in a Simulated Universe?

Is the universe real? Or are all the stars and planets (including Earth and everything and everyone on it) just simulations in some colossal video game? What sounds like a silly question is actually one that some scientists have begun to take seriously.<p>It’s hard to come up with a way to tell for …

Universe

Google is working with Ruckus Wireless to build a Wi-Fi network in the cloud

Advertisement<p>26 Comments<p>Credit: Gigaom Illustration<p>Google(s goog) is working with Wi-Fi equipment maker Ruckus Wireless(s rkus) to build a …

Samsung Galaxy S5 Review: Rebuilding A Walled Garden Under Google

Following on from my look at the hardware of the Samsung Galaxy S5 here on Forbes, I want to turn my eye to the software and the user interface of the South Korean flagship handset.<p>More than the any part of the highly specced Galaxy S5, from the fingerprint sensor and heart-rate monitor, to the …