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Why now doesn’t exist, and other strange facts about time

Time is relatively well-described in current physical theories – it’s just that those descriptions are perplexingly at odds both with each other and …

NASA Kepler's Scientists Are Doing What Seems Impossible: Turning Pixels Into Planets

When you think of what’s out there in the vast recesses of space, glorious images of galaxies, stars, and new worlds probably leap to mind. A combination of the greatest images from Hubble and some gorgeous artistic renderings are how we visualize the Universe, but that’s not what most telescopes …

Universe

'Smallville' Actress Charged With Sex Trafficking

Actress Allison Mack was arrested on Friday morning and charged with recruiting women into an empowerment group that functioned as a sex trafficking operation.<p>Mack, 35, "recruited women to join what was purported to be a female mentorship group," said Richard P. Donoghue, U.S. attorney for the …

Jesus’ Female Disciples: The New Evidence – a timely new take on the ultimate boys’ club

Until now, the women in the Bible have been split broadly into “pious onlookers or repentant prostitutes”. But in Jesus’ Female Disciples: The New Evidence, Bible experts Helen Bond and Joan Taylor are determined to prove that the women in the greatest story ever told have been gradually side-lined …

Mary Magdalene

Why a census question about citizenship should worry you, whether you’re a citizen or not

What could be the consequences of including a question on citizenship?<p>Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announced last week that the 2020 census will include a question about citizenship. Ross argued that such a question is required for a “complete and accurate” count of Americans. Others in the …

NASA's TESS is going to be your new favorite space mission

Science<p>MIRIAM KRAMERApr 8, 2018<p>On April 16, NASA's latest and greatest mission is set to launch to space.<p>The new space telescope is named TESS -- …

What Teenagers Are Learning From Online Porn

Drew was 8 years old when he was flipping through TV channels at home and landed on “Girls Gone Wild.” A few years later, he came across HBO’s late-night soft-core pornography. Then in ninth grade, he found online porn sites on his phone. The videos were good for getting off, he said, but also …

Public Health

Boeing 747 retirement: Farewell to the 'Queen of the Skies'

<b>(CNN) —</b> For the first time in 48 years, you can't buy a ticket on a US airline to fly on a Boeing 747.<p>On January 3, Delta Air Lines Flight 9771 touched down in Marana, Arizona, an arid boneyard for stored and cannibalized jetliners. A three-hour-and-33-minute journey from Atlanta.<p>The last of the …

The Danger of President Pence

Trump’s critics yearn for his exit. But Mike Pence, the corporate right’s inside man, poses his own risks.<p>On September 14th, the right-wing pundit Ann Coulter, who last year published a book titled “In Trump We Trust,” expressed what a growing number of Americans, including conservatives, have been …

Paul Horner, Fake News Purveyor Who Claimed Credit For Trump's Win, Found Dead At 38

In an interview with CNN in December, Paul Horner defended his stories as political satire: "There's a lot of humor, a lot of comedy in it."<p>Though President Trump often derides the mainstream media as "fake news," we know now that there were people who consciously crafted false news stories during …

Bannon Has THIS Warning for the GOP Establishment

Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon warned the GOP establishment Monday night during a rally in Alabama that their “day of reckoning” is …

A growing threat could kill 10 million people by 2050, but one company thinks it can stop it

After years of abuse in people and animals — with doctors practically doling them out like candy and farmers stirring them into animal feed — antibiotics have virtually stopped working. In January, a woman died after a raging infection that failed to respond to 26 different kinds of antibiotics. …

Massive black hole discovered near heart of the Milky Way

An enormous black hole one hundred thousand times more massive than the sun has been found hiding in a toxic gas cloud wafting around near the heart of the Milky Way.<p>If the discovery is confirmed, the invisible behemoth will rank as the second largest black hole ever seen in the Milky Way after the …

Black Holes

Gravitational lensing provides rare glimpse into interiors of black holes

The observable Universe is an extremely big place, measuring an estimated 91 billion light-years in diameter. As a result, astronomers are forced to …

This Is The Most Detailed Map Yet of The Universe's Dark Matter

10 times bigger than the last one.<p>New research conducted as a part of the ongoing Dark Energy Survey (DES) has used the way mass distorts light to …

Hubble Telescope Detects Stratosphere on Huge Alien Planet

A huge, superhot alien planet has a stratrosphere, like Earth does, a new study suggests.<p>"This result is exciting because it shows that a common …

Planet Nine: Astronomers Say They’ve Found ‘Signs Of The Presence Of A Planet’

Two astronomers from Spain have announced that their research has uncovered evidence that corroborates the hypothesis of a potential massive Planet …

Why a Cure to Obesity Could Be in Your Poop

Scientists recently found something remarkable in the microbiomes of human twins and mice with a filthy habit. And it might change how we can make …

Microbiology

Federal Government Wakes Up To Surging Rooftop Solar

Like a rocket on a radar screen, small-scale solar energy has muscled its way into the government’s meticulous portrayal of the energy landscape.<p>For many years, the U.S. Energy Information Administration only released annual estimates of solar installations on homes and businesses, which once added …

Solar Power

4 private spaceflight companies you need to know about

Almost any space nerd will tell you that the future of the space industry hinges upon private spaceflight.<p>Of course, almost anyone with an interest …

Space Travel

You Need a VPN, and Here's Why

A virtual private network, or VPN, can help you secure your web traffic and protect your anonymity online from snoops, spies, and anyone else who …

Read Full Emails of Donald Trump Jr. Setting Up Meeting With Russian Lawyer

Donald Trump Jr. turned directly to Twitter on Tuesday to publish an email chain that he says lays out how he was offered potentially damaging information about his father's Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton, more than a year ago.<p>In a statement tweeted with the email chain, the president's eldest …

Donald Trump

Inside the startup that wants to mine asteroids and transform space travel forever

On May 25, 2008, the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter satellite transmitted a grainy image back to Earth. It showed two white dots - the <i>Phoenix Mars</i> …

Republicans Asked For ‘Obamacare Horror Stories.’ It Didn’t Go Well.

Thousands of people replied with how the ACA has helped them.<p>That sure didn’t go as planned.<p>Indiana Republicans called for people to share “Obamacare horror stories” on social media, but the only horror many people expressed was at the idea of losing it if the GOP repeal plan passes Congress.<p>The …

Monster Black Holes Spotted Orbiting Each Other for 1st Time Ever

For the first time ever, scientists have directly spotted a pair of supermassive black holes orbiting each other, a new study suggests.<p>This orbital …

Hubble Hits Jackpot: Images Capture Ultrabright Galaxies via Cosmic Magnification

A glittering jackpot of ultrabright galaxies bursting with star formation has been revealed in a series of stunning images taken by the Hubble Space …

Ancient Jupiter: Gas Giant Is Solar System's Oldest Planet

Astronomers finally know how old Jupiter is.<p>The gas giant's core had already grown to be 20 times more massive than Earth just 1 million years after …

Scientists create 'molecular black hole' in laboratory using world's most powerful x-ray beam

The world’s most powerful X-ray laser beam has been used to create a tiny microscopic “black hole."<p>The machine uses extremely bright, fast flashes of light to take atomic-level snapshots of some of nature’s fastest processes.<p>A single pulse stripped all but a few electrons out of one atom from the …

Astronomers Have Finally Pinpointed The Source of One of Those Mysterious Cosmic Radio Bursts

This explains a lot.<p>Fast radio bursts (FRBs) are arguably the weirdest phenomena in our Universe right now. They're some of the most explosive …