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What Is Vladimir Putin Up To? Here's an Educated Guess

After declaring victory in Syria (again) there's a danger he may turn back to Eastern Europe.<p>Remember that time Vladimir Putin won the Syrian civil war?<p>It was the spring of 2016, and on a visit to the war-torn country, the Russian president told his troops: “I believe that the task put before the …

Russia

Tiny dino may have used rainbow feathers to wow mates - Futurity

"The dinosaur may have a cute nickname in English, Rainbow, but it has serious scientific implications."

Pulsars Could Guide Autonomous Spacecraft of the Future

By Amber Jorgenson | January 16, 2018 10:45 am<p>A pulsar (pink, center) at the center of the galaxy Messier 82. <i>(Credit: NASA)</i><p>Although it’s possible for …

Astrophysics

Hubble weighs in on mass of three million billion suns

In 2014, astronomers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope found that this enormous galaxy cluster contains the mass of a staggering three …

Universe

Lava tubes near moon's north pole with hidden tunnels may provide access to water

NASA scientists discover small pits near the lunar north pole that could provide access to the underground network of lava tubes.<p>A new study suggests …

Quan­tum physics turned into tan­gi­ble re­al­ity

ETH physicists have developed a silicon wafer that behaves like a topological insulator when stimulated using ultrasound. They have thereby succeeded …

Quantum Mechanics

Scientists Have Created a Mini Gamma-Ray Burst in The Lab For The First Time

So cool!<p>Gamma ray bursts, intense explosions of light, are the brightest events ever observed in the Universe – lasting no longer than seconds or …

Facelift by Lava: Eruption Makes Volcano a Perfect Cone

A fiery eruption just gave the Philippines's most active volcano a facelift, according to news reports.<p>Mayon volcano began spewing streams of red-hot …

Scientists Have Unearthed a Major Clue in Understanding the Size of Neutron Stars

Fascinating star stuff.<p>Filed Under Astronomy & Physics<p>The revolution will not be televised. It'll be sent to your inbox by us.<p>The final frontier is …

Mystery Solved! Discovery of Organic Molecules Explains Universe's Infrared Glow

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — The universe is filled with faintly glowing infrared light, and for decades, astronomers have been trying to figure out why. …

DNA solves the mystery of how these mummies were related

Two ancient Egyptian mummies known as the Two Brothers had the same mother, but different dads.

NASA's Deep Space Gateway seen as key to bold plan for Mars and beyond

Space agency eyes moon-orbiting space station as stepping stone to the red planet.<p>Begun in 1998 and completed in 2011, the International Space Station is celebrated as a remarkable feat of engineering as well as a far-flung home away from home for the astronauts who have lived and worked aboard the …

Space Science

NASA captures rare image of a distant galaxy nearly as old as the Universe itself

When astronomers at NASA capture images of far-off galaxies, they typically appear only as tiny red dots. These distant celestial bodies are so far …

Good News, Mars Colonists: Pure Water Ice You Can Dig Up With a Shovel

Mars has large deposits of near-pure water ice just beneath the surface at mid-latitudes, a discovery that could have huge implications for future …

One of history’s worst epidemics may have been caused by a common food poisoning microbe

The symptoms were unlike anything the doctors of the time had seen. Victims turned yellow from jaundice, and blood ran from their ears and noses. …

Anthropology

Ancient teeth hold clues to one of history's worst plagues

A mysterious illness that devastated native civilizations in the 1500s may have been identified, according to a paper published Monday in Nature …

Anthropology

Earth Resides in Oddball Solar System, Alien Worlds Show

Our solar system may be an oddball in the universe. A new study using data from NASA's Kepler Space Telescope shows that in most cases, exoplanets …

How Close Are We to Self-Destruction?

While some claim we’re living in peaceful times, the Doomsday Clock ticks on. Two anthropologists get to the bottom of this contradiction.<p>Each …

What Makes the Hardest Equations in Physics So Difficult?

The Navier-Stokes equations describe simple, everyday phenomena, like water flowing from a garden hose, yet they provide a million-dollar …

Physics

This out-of-this-world diamond-studded rock just got even weirder

A tiny chunk of stone that looks like nothing else ever seen in the solar system might be even weirder than scientists thought.<p>The Hypatia stone was found in southwestern Egypt in 1996. It was hardly more than a pebble, just 1.3 inches (3.5 centimeters) wide at its widest and a smidge over an ounce …

Universe

How DNA Testing Botched My Family's Heritage, and Probably Yours, Too

My grandfather was caramel-skinned with black eyes and thick, dark hair, and until he discovered that he was adopted, he had no reason to suspect …

Citizen scientists discovered an unusual new solar system not even NASA could find

In NASA’s efforts to explore the endless expanse of space, the agency eventually came to a realization: there is simply too much data. Missions like …

Pentagon Confirms Secret Program to Investigate UFOs

But still unconfirmed: whether UFOs exist.<p>By on<p>Filed Under Aerospace, Elon Musk, NASA, Physics, Stars & Video<p>The revolution will not be televised. …

MIT Researchers Propose an Ancient Technology to Store Clean Energy

What's old may become new again.<p>By on<p>The revolution will not be televised. It'll be sent to your inbox by us.<p>A new proposal from MIT researchers …

Mark Zuckerberg Says Lack Of Protection for Dreamers is "Insane"

He made some strong statements in his Facebook Live on DACA's repeal<p>By on<p>Filed Under Donald Trump & Facebook<p>The future, straight to your inbox.<p>Like …

New discovery hints that Mars could have once supported life

The Mars we see today is a far cry from what it looked like many millions or even billions of years ago. The planet’s dry, reddish landscape once had …