Claude Morin

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Newfound Wormhole Allows Information to Escape Black Holes

In 1985, when Carl Sagan was writing the novel <i>Contact</i>, he needed to quickly transport his protagonist Dr. Ellie Arroway from Earth to the star Vega. …

Ask Ethan: Why Did Light Arrive 1.7 Seconds After Gravitational Waves In The Neutron Star Merger?

On August 17, after a journey taking 130 million years, the gravitational wave signal of two neutron stars, spiraling inwards in the final stages of a merger, finally arrived at Earth. As the surfaces of the two stars collided, the signal abruptly ended, and then there was nothing. Although these …

Space

That Neutron Star Merger Was Metal As Hell, Literally

On Monday, an international team of scientists announced the first-ever detection of a gravitational wave from a smashup of neutron stars. While the …

Space

Why Is Space 3D? Physicists Might Finally Have a Plausible Explanation

But it's weird and knotty.<p>You might never have wondered why the Universe has just three spatial dimensions, but it is a question that has long vexed …

Blueberries boost children's brainpower, study finds

Children should eat blueberries before taking exams to benefit from a short-term boost to brain function, new research shows.<p>A study revealed that primary school-age children performed tasks with 10 per cent greater speed and accuracy after taking wild blueberry drinks.<p>The fruit, which contains …

The Brain

Cassini Battled Saturn Hard During Death Dive

Cassini put up a good fight.<p>The NASA Saturn probe fired its thrusters full bore for at least 91 seconds during its suicide plunge into the ringed …

Astronomy

LIGO has finally solved the mystery of the universe's missing gold by "watching" stars smash into each other

The discovery was made after studying a so-called kilonova spotted in a burst of gravitational waves detected on 17 August 2017<p>It’s been a busy few …

Universe

North Korea may have destabilized nuclear testing grounds, experts say

Experts studying Friday's earthquake in North Korea say the rogue nation may have unintentionally destabilized its nuclear test site due to the toll of repeated atomic trials.<p>South Korea’s weather agency detected a 2.7 magnitude earthquake near the Punggye-ri test site, Reuters reported.<p>“I think …

See how today’s Arctic melting compares to the ’80s

Arctic sea ice has been melting at a steady clip this summer as it heads toward its annual low point. But a new chart shows that with nearly two …

Global Warming

Scientists Think They’ve Discovered The Issue That Causes Childhood-Onset Schizophrenia

Scientists believe they have found the driving issue behind childhood-onset schizophrenia. The brain’s glial cells ensure communication between …

Accepting your darkest emotions is the key to psychological health

Rumi, the 13th-century Sufi poet, famously compared emotions—”a joy, a depression, a meanness”—to “unexpected visitors.” His advice was to let them in laughing, but that’s not what we do. Instead, we pretend not to notice, or even hide. We want to bury resentment and anger, or trade loneliness in …

Psychology

Astronomers discover exoplanet where a year lasts four-and-a-half hours

The Earth-sized exoplanet is in a high-speed orbit around its star.<p>Known as EPIC 228813918 b, the exoplanet orbits the m-dwarf star in less than four and a half hours, making one day the equivalent of more than five years.<p>"We report the discovery from K2 of a transiting terrestrial planet in an …

'Peculiar' radio signals emerge from nearby star

Some very "peculiar signals" have been noticed coming from a star just 11 light-years away, scientists in Puerto Rico say.<p>The mystery has gripped the …

Ross 128 Mystery Signals Aren’t From Aliens. But What Would Happen If They Were?

<i>This article was originally published on</i> The Conversation<i>. Read the original article.</i><p>Astronomers working at the Arecibo radio telescope in Puerto …

The First Moon Landing Took Place 48 Years Ago Today - ExtremeTech

By on July 20, 2017 at 2:24 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Humans have done a myriad of …

Space Exploration

How Air Pollution Is Being Turned Into Ink

The soot that comes out of a tailpipe is being used to create art.<p>Anirudh Sharma was at a conference in India when he noticed black particles accumulating on his white shirt. The specks settling on him were from pollution in the surrounding air.<p>Byproducts from burning fossil fuels such as gasoline …

Pollution

Uranus Is Even Freakier Than We Thought

If David Lynch designed a planet, it would be Uranus. Much like every episode of <i>Twin Peaks: The Return</i>, Uranus is fiercely unique and weirdly …

Astronomy

New Wrinkles in the Search for “Planet X”

<b>Are astronomers being misled by the quirky alignment of orbits that they’re finding in the distant Kuiper Belt?</b>Even as the count of known planets …

Saturn Rides Bareback On The Galactic Dark Horse

The bright dot is Saturn and it shines on the back of the Galactic Dark Horse, a collection of dark nebulae in the constellation Ophiuchus that …

Massive dead disk galaxy observed for the first time challenges ideas of galaxy evolution

The galaxy stopped forming stars a few billion years after the big bang.<p>Scientists have discovered the first example of a massive, fast-spinning, …

Dans l'ISS, le mystère du ver à deux têtes

Des vers planaires Dugesia japonica ont séjourné 5 semaines dans l'ISS. L'un d'eux est revenu... avec deux têtes. Les explications du responsable de …

The Surprising Origins of Life’s Complexity

Scientists are exploring how organisms can evolve elaborate structures without Darwinian selection.<p>Charles Darwin was not yet 30 when he got the …

Why Is the Speed of Light So Slow?

In 2015, a team of Scottish scientists announced they had found a way to slow the speed of light. By sending photons through a special mask, the …

Is There Really A Cosmological Constant? Or Is Dark Energy Changing With Time?

According to physics, the universe and everything in it can be explained by just a handful of equations. They’re difficult equations, all right, but their simplest feature is also the most mysterious one. The equations contain a few dozen parameters that are – for all we presently know – …

Dark Matter

Humanity’s strange new cousin is shockingly young — and shaking up our family tree

<i>Homo naledi</i>, a strange new species of human cousin found in South Africa two years ago, was unlike anything scientists had ever seen. Discovered deep in the heart of a treacherous cave system — as if they'd been placed there deliberately — were 15 ancient skeletons that showed a confusing patchwork …

Anthropology

Yahoo fait désormais partie d’Oath

Avant de continuer...<p>Yahoo est maintenant dans la Famille Oath. En raison de la réglementation européenne sur les données, nous (Oath), nos …

Le mystérieux drone X-37B est de retour sur Terre

Après un séjour de presque deux ans en orbite, le drone militaire américain X-37B est revenu sur Terre, alimentant les fantasmes alors que plane le …

VIDEO. Quand des seiches se prennent pour Rocky

Des seiches qui se battent d'une manière aussi violente, c'était du jamais vu. Entre Kung-fu tentaculaire et jets d'encre proéminents, cette scène …