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Scientists Have Confirmed a Brand New Phase of Matter: Time Crystals

Constant motion without energy.<p>For months now, there's been speculation that researchers might have finally created time crystals - strange crystals …

Quantum Physics

What Happens When Galaxies Collide?

We don’t want to scare you, but our own Milky Way is on a collision course with Andromeda, the closest spiral galaxy to our own. At some point during …

Eight ways to pay off your student loans

The average debt for 2016 graduates is about $37,000. Start lowering your own student loan amounts by claiming deductions, taking advantage of …

Personal Finance

A Nearby Supernova Explosion Is Dumping Radioactive Metal on Earth

Duck!<p>A couple of weeks ago, researchers discovered radioactive debris from a series of massive supernova explosions at the bottom of our largest …

Universe

5 surprising facts about Abraham Lincoln

<b>(CNN) —</b> The bizarre antics and bitter rhetoric of this year's U.S. presidential election may have you wondering: What would Abraham Lincoln think?<p>There's little doubt that Lincoln was one of the most influential and important leaders ever elected to the White House.<p>Yet his rise from obscurity to …

Science Seems Like Magic as This Spilled Couscous Perfectly Organizes Itself

Science presenter Steve Mould used a simple bow to demonstrate how when played like a violin, a metal plate will resonate and cause a bunch of …

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After Two Black Holes Collide, a Puzzling Flash

On Sept. 14, 2015, at almost the exact same time that a pair of sprawling gravitational-wave detectors heard the last gasp of a collision between two …

Ask Ethan: Is This Actually A Hole In The Universe?

There’s a lot of brilliant, scientifically accurate information out there on the internet, to be sure. But arguably, there are a lot <i>more</i> sites devoted to generating clicks and traffic irrespective of what’s scientifically true, and it’s often very hard for a non-specialist to tell them apart. For …

Universe

Physicists find signs of four-neutron nucleus

The suspected discovery of an atomic nucleus with four neutrons but no protons has physicists scratching their heads. If confirmed by further …

This is the most profound explanation I've heard of what it means to detect gravitational waves

The scientific world is still reeling over the first ever detection of ripples in the fabric of space-time, called gravitational waves.<p>Albert …

New Graphene Lens Could Help Computers Beam Data at The Speed of Light

This is so cool.<p>Researchers have used graphene to create a lens that’s so flat, it’s 300 times thinner than a sheet of paper and weighs just 1 …

Nanotech

Where Computer Science, Engineering And Math Majors Want To Work

If 17-year-old Google is at all worried that it’s losing its mojo, it should find some new data highly reassuring. According to a survey of 19,000 students across 340 universities around the world, Google is still their top choice when asked where they’d want to work.<p>Their other top picks, in …

What Is General Relativity?

The general theory of relativity describes the force of gravity. Einstein wasn't the first to come up with such a theory — back in 1686 Isaac Newton …

General Relativity & Black Holes

Predictions of General Relativity Einstein predicted several experimental effects in which General Relativity differs from Newtonian Gravity: : Just …

The genesis and renaissance of general relativity

Another Perimeter Institute lecture, by Jürgen Renn, on the theory by which as John Wheeler put it - ‘Matter tells space how to curve. Space tells matter how to move’<p>As described in Pedro Ferreira’s book “The Perfect Theory”, after its development by Albert Einstein about a 100 years ago, and the …

Physics

17 Facts About Time That Will Hurt Your Brain

"Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so."<p><b>1.</b> Time passes faster for your face than for your feet (assuming you're standing up). Einstein's theory of relativity dictates that the closer you are to the centre of the Earth, the slower time goes – and this has been measured. At the top of Mount …

Simone Weil on Science, Quantum Theory, and Our Spiritual Values

“When someone exposes himself as a slave in the market place, what wonder if he finds a master?”<p>Many decades before Rebecca Goldstein, one of the most compelling philosophers and scientific thinkers of our time, examined how Einstein and Gödel’s work on relativity rattled our understanding of …

What does it mean to see something? Take a look at Schrödinger’s cat

It takes only a few photons to trigger our visual sense. Tantalisingly, a few photons can exist in superposition.<p>What does it mean to see something? …

Quantum Physics

10 Solar System Mysteries That Baffle Our Best Scientists

Even though we’ve already told you about the mysteries of our solar system here, here, and here, we’re back with more mysterious sights and sounds …

Astronomy

How Synthetic Bacteria Could Take Us to Mars

For decades, science fictions writers have conjured up images of space colonies — whether on the moon, other planets in the solar system, or even in …

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Why You Must Wash New Clothes Once (Maybe Twice) Before Wearing Them

According to an Ivy League dermatology professor.<p>As annoying as it is to do laundry, it's about 1,000 times better than contracting lice, eczema, or scabies. You're at risk for all of the above (and much more) by wearing new clothes without running them through the washing machine at least once, if …

Blackbird Guitars El Capitan

in Entertainment, Music on<p>3 Shares<p>3<p>Retro style and cutting edge material combines to make this fine guitar. Each is crafted of Ekoa®, a natural fibre …

Startup workers are tweeting about how much money they actually make

It's #clapbackseason for tech employees<p>Happy International Workers' Day, now tell Twitter what you get paid. A programmer named Lauren Voswinkel first proposed the idea of publicly tweeting your job title, experience level, and salary under the hashtag #talkpay earlier this week. And the topic just …

The 9 Books Every Leader Should Read

There are more than a million business books in print, and thousands more published every year. But what if, for some reason, you were only allowed …

Mad Men

Make Your SmartPlate Count Calories For You

Now you'll really know if you have too much on your plate<p>Calorie counting has been helped a lot by the sharp uptick in personal technology, and one team wants to make the process even easier by swapping out your ordinary china with its new SmartPlate.<p>The SmartPlate has three different partitions, …

What would you see in a black hole?

What would it be like to fly a spacecraft into a black hole? Marcus Woo investigates.<p>Something about a black hole just pulls you in. Sure, its gravity is so strong that not even light can elude its grasp. But, there's something else, something harder to pinpoint. Maybe it's a black hole's absolute …

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How to supercharge the way you learn

What is the easiest way to learn? David Robson meets a group of scientists and memory champions competing to find techniques that make facts stick... fast.<p>Face to face with the world’s leading memory experts, my mind is beginning to feel very humble. Ben Whately, for instance, tells me about the …

The Brain