Dakota Birkenheier

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Afraid of Heights? Don't Stay at This Hotel

For daredevils or those that just love amazing views, the Crane Hotel Faralda might be just about perfect.<p>Right in Amsterdam, the hotel has guest …

Mind-Blowing New Theory Connects Black Holes, Dark Matter, and Gravitational Waves

The past few years have been incredible for physics discoveries. Scientists spotted the Higgs boson, a particle they’d been hunting for almost 50 …

A Bizarre Physics Law Is Making Superfluid Helium Behave Like an Actual Black Hole

"It points to a deeper understanding of reality."<p>Of all the laws of physics, this is arguably one of the strangest - scientists have discovered that …

Earth's Inner Radiation Belt Is Far Weaker Than We Thought, And It's Got NASA Very Excited

"Impossible" science just got within reach.<p>More than five decades ago, scientists discovered that our planet is surrounded by two doughnut-shaped …

J. Richard Gott: What’s the Value of Pi in Your Universe?

Carl Sagan’s sci-fi novel <i>Contact</i> famously introduced wormholes for rapid transit between the stars. Carl had asked his friend Kip Thorne to tell him …