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In First, Einstein Relativity Experiment Used to Measure a Star's Mass

The mass of Stein 2051 B, a white dwarf star located about 18 light-years from Earth, has been a subject of some controversy for over a century. Now, …

Universe

This Cosmic Photo Beckons a Closer Look at Orion's Belt

Orion’s Belt is a magnificent stretch of cosmic wonders. From the Horsehead Nebula to the Flame Nebula, to the three famous stars that make up the …

Universe

New video reveals clouds forming above volcanoes on Mars

New ultraviolet images beamed from Mars by NASA's MAVEN spacecraft show huge swaths of clouds forming above the red planet in incredible new detail. …

Gas prices could drop toward $1 a gallon

In some gas stations around the country, the price of a gallon of regular has dropped below $1.42. AAA and GasBuddy, two organizations that follow gasoline prices, say that gasoline prices below $2 will not be unusual in most of the United States. As oil prices fall, and refinery capacity stays …

PSA: If you got a drone for Christmas, it probably needs to be registered with the FAA

Over the holidays, many of us got our hands on a drone. If you haven’t flown it yet, there’s something you <i>may</i> have to do before you venture outside today.<p>Any drone over 0.55 pounds (and up to 55 pounds, including the camera) must be registered with the FAA. Tiny drones — those that fit in the palm …

The U.S. Is Still No.1 at Selling Arms to the World

The United States remains the world’s preeminent exporter of arms, with more than 50 percent of the global weaponry market controlled by the United …

North Korea

Watch Bloody, Witty New ‘Deadpool’ Red Band Trailer

Perhaps more than any other superhero film, <i>Deadpool</i>‘s path from comic books to the big screen was paved with the help of a loud, fervent fan base …

Movie Trailers

Why Apple Finished 2015 on a Sour Note

This is the last day of Apple’s first fiscal quarter of 2016. By all the measures that should matter to Wall Street—rate of growth, free cash flow, …

'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Smashes Christmas Box Office Record

Christmas Day is heralding yet another record for "Star Wars: The Force Awakens."<p>Disney's space saga is smashing the Christmas record with at least $40 million at 4,134 U.S. theaters on Friday. That will easily exceed the earlier record $24.6 million from "Sherlock Holmes," which opened on Dec. 25, …

Galaxy S7 Release Date Leaked By Major Carrier

Did you get a Galaxy S6 or S6 Edge for Christmas? If so, you may want to look away now…<p>China Mobile, the world’s largest telecommunications company (it has over 800M subscribers), appears to have let the cat out of the bag after images leaked from a major internal presentation. Picked up by …

Pre-order this vaporware hoverboard now for only $19,900

We don't like that those small, self-balancing and oft-exploding scooter things have come to be called "hoverboards" any more than you do. After all, they don't even hover. Today, though, ARCA Space Corporation claims to be the latest company to have developed something worthy of the name, though …

Feds: Man who made threat at U. of C. had no weapons to carry out killings

Federal officials charged a Chicago engineering student Monday with making the online threat that shut down the University of Chicago for a day, saying his threat to kill U. of C. students and staff was in response to the police shooting of Laquan McDonald.<p>Jabari R. Dean, 21, a student at the …