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10 facts about black holes

One contender for the smallest thing in the universe is the singularity at the center of a black hole. (Shown here, an artist's drawing of a black hole pulling gas away from a companion star.)NASA E/PO, Sonoma State University, Aurore Simonnet<p>Black holes are the only objects in the universe that …

Large Hadron Collider on paws after creature chews through wiring

LHC to be out of action for a week while connections to transformer are replaced following visit from hungry fouine<p>The world’s largest and most powerful particle accelerator has been brought to its knees by a beech marten, a member of the weasel family, that chewed through wiring connected to a …

Physics

Scientists come one step closer to understanding how we could grow new limbs

Researchers have come one step closer to unlocking the secrets of tissue regeneration.<p>A team of scientists from the University of Kentucky built on a …

4 Game of Thrones Fan Theories You Should Know Now That We've Passed the Books

Spoilers? You better believe it.<p><i>Game of Thrones</i> returned to HBO yesterday with its superfans in uncharted territory, as season 6 will forge ahead of the narrative currently laid out in the book series <i>A Song of Ice and Fire.</i> No more can your nerdy roommates lord over you the fact that they know …

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Why Marvel Is Crushing DC in the Comic Book Movie War

If the clunky Batman v Superman and the entertaining Captain America: Civil War have taught us anything, it’s that Marvel’s future is bright while …

This Personal Vice May Be the Key to Unlocking Your Creativity

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>My name is Peter, and I am a procrastinator. There it is -- my first step toward recovering from the disruptive condition called procrastination.<p>For as long as I can remember, I have procrastinated on important matters. Not …

Creativity

Scientists take next step towards observing quantum physics in real life

Small objects like electrons and atoms behave according to quantum mechanics, with quantum effects like superposition, entanglement and …

Quantum Mechanics

Aerojet Rocketdyne Wins $67M Contract for Solar-Electric Drive for Missions to Mars

NASA announced this week that it has picked Aerojet Rocketdyne Inc. to design a next-generation space propulsion system powered by the sun. The …

Stephen Hawking Suggests Black Holes Are Possible Portals To Another Universe

Science fiction has always been a fascinating genre for the mix of science and fantasy. Larry Nivens “Ringworld” for instance imagined vast …

Physics

Grand Canyon North Rim Reopens

The national park is one of the most popular in the country. Here's how to navigate it like a pro.<p>Think the most popular national treasure is a Kardashian? Think again: Since visits started being recorded in 1904, U.S. national parks have received more than 13 <i>billion</i> people. In 2015 alone, the …

15 Breathtaking Campsites In Canada You Need To Visit This Summer

These spots will make you one happy camper.

What will it mean if LIGO sees gravitational waves?

Just two days before its data was released, I wrote this story on what it all means. Come get the scoop!<p><i>“Einstein’s gravitational theory, which is</i> …

When black holes collide

The discovery of gravitational waves, announced on 11 February 2016 by scientists from the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory …

Black Holes

Gravity waves from black holes verify Einstein’s prediction

<b>WASHINGTON</b> — Tremors in the cosmic fabric of space and time have finally been detected, opening a new avenue for exploring the universe.<p>The historic …

Physics

Integral sets limits on gamma rays from merging black holes

Following the discovery of gravitational waves from the merging of two black holes, ESA’s Integral satellite has revealed no simultaneous gamma rays, …

8 Awesome Science Resources That You Can Access For Free Online

Including ALL of Feynman’s lectures.<p>There's nothing worse than wanting to expand your knowledge, satisfy your curiosity, or just confirm some weird …

Elon Musk unfazed by SpaceX's failed landing: 'didn't expect this to work'

Rocket strikes robotic ship in the Atlantic Ocean but engineers long had doubts because of the payload – an 11,000lb satellite, one of its heaviest ever<p>SpaceX failed to land a Falcon 9 rocket on a barge on Friday night, striking the robotic ship in the Atlantic Ocean and disappointing billionaire …

Space Travel

Women attracted to dark and brooding men because they want to find a mate

Researchers say women like men with 'Dark Triad' features because of a primitive desire to find a mate who appears mentally strong, confident and physically attractive<p>Women really are drawn to men with the dark, brooding looks that suggest they are mad, bad or dangerous to know, according to new …

The brain’s miracle superpowers of self-improvement

We used to believe our brains were hardwired at birth. Now we believe we can will them to change. Is that true? Will Storr analyses the truth and hokum about 'neuroplasticity'.<p>For years she had tried to be the perfect wife and mother but now, divorced, with two sons, having gone through another …

The Brain

Earth stole water and more from the young Moon

Earth may have stolen away water that would otherwise have gone to the moon.<p>New research suggests that after the impact that formed the Earth and its moon, our planet may have snatched up easily vaporized material known as volatiles, including water and other molecules. As the newly formed moon …

Everything Is Made Of Waves; Also, Particles

Everything in the universe has both particle and wave nature, at the same time.They’re really just different language describing the same mathematical object.

Particles

Slate Magazine - Politics, Business, Technology, and the Arts

Cover StoryPruitt Failed to Sabotage the EPA Mark Joseph Stern His successor will be masterful at it.<p>Scott Pruitt Was the Outlandish Epitome of …

Stephen Hawking's fantastic vision of black holes may solve 40-year paradox

<b>(CNN) —</b> Want to know what happens after you pass through a black hole? Just look around you. You might land in another universe that is similar to our own, if Stephen Hawking is right. Or in a very different one.<p>The iconic astrophysicist joked about it this week as he unveiled a proposed solution …

Universe

Changing a Common Belief About Brain Injury

As a scientist, I am impassioned to share research findings that upend conventionally-held wisdom about the brain - modifying viewpoints that are obsolete, wrong, and disabling.<p>The journal <i>Neuropsychological Rehabilitation</i> has just published the results of a study conducted by our interdisciplinary …

NASA: "There Might Be Civilizations Existing in Cold Dark Space Beyond Galaxies" (Weekend Feature)

The work shows, reported by Nature, shows how little astronomers know about intergalactic space, and how it contributes to the energy budget of the …

How to Love: Legendary Zen Buddhist Teacher Thich Nhat Hanh on Mastering the Art of “Interbeing”

“To love without knowing how to love wounds the person we love.”<p>What does love mean, exactly? We have applied to it our finest definitions; we have examined its psychology and outlined it in philosophical frameworks; we have even devised a mathematical formula for attaining it. And yet anyone who …

Black hole anomaly: Weird object at the heart of a weird cloud.

We think every big galaxy has one at its heart, and the bruiser in the Milky Way’s dead center has a mass 4.3 <i>million</i> times that of the Sun. As you …

The Secret to Dropping More than 30 Pounds Fast

Tap into the power of negative training.<p>Almost everyone who's lost weight has eventually put the weight back on. Why this cruel reality? It's simple, really: During the first months of any diet, your body loses both fat and muscle. Then, when you gain back the weight, you add back only fat because …

Hopped-Up Particle Accelerator Poised to Venture into the Realm of Exotic Physics

Physicists are getting antsy. Their most highly prized tool for studying the smallest bits of nature—the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) particle …

Physics