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Sunshine Ninety-Nine

This month, Popular Science is publishing 10 original short stories from the future<p><b>ZIP. ZED. NADA.</b> We know how it is. You want to buy a home, give your family a future—but whenever you have the money, the car breaks down! Whenever you see a good deal, you don’t have the cash!<p><b>REMEMBER HOW BACK IN</b> …

Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains the Science of the Pluto Flyby

Plus, we dive into the visual effects for Ant-Man and answer the Seinfeld question, "can you pee in the shower?"<p>Whether you believe Pluto to be a planet or not, the pictures that NASA has been releasing since New Horizons' flyby are a stunning reminder that even a dwarf planet can be beautiful and …

Earth 2.0: Nasa says scientists have found 'closest twin' outside solar system

Using four years’ worth of data from the Kepler space telescope, researchers announce the new exoplanet along with 12 possible ‘habitable’ others<p>Scientists on the hunt for extraterrestrial life have discovered “the closest twin to Earth” outside the solar system, Nasa announced on Thursday.<p>Working …

Aliens

10 Things You Must Give Up To Move Forward

Something 'scary' went wrong with NASA's probe to Pluto

NASA was able to re-establish communications with the spacecraft within 90 minutes, and it reported that it was "healthy" and still on course to fly by Pluto.<p>But to reconnect with Earth, the spacecraft kicked itself into safe mode, and it is now no longer taking photos or collecting other …

World’s 1st 3D printed office building to glam up Dubai

An ambitious UAE plan to build the first fully functional 3D printed office building in the world has been announced in Dubai. It is being promoted …

Is this the Aircraft of the Future? - Wandering Aramean

French aviation research company Onera released an image this week of the group’s idea for a new, mid-size, mid-haul aircraft. The plane is designed …

Here’s what’s REALLY happening in that Space Station UFO video

Yesterday, the world went wild over a UFO video where tiny, glowing specks zoomed in front of a Space Station camera – then it went blank.<p>Was this it …

Surprising New Study Shows How Many Giant Impact Craters Earth Has

Have scientists found all of Earth's impact craters? A surprising new study suggests that, indeed, that's the case -- at least for the big ones.<p>The study, conducted at the University of Freiburg in Germany, shows that our planet has 128 impact craters bigger than six kilometers in diameter. That …

A British Man Has Started A Crowdfunding Campaign To Pay Off Greece's Debts

Scientists have made the first fully functional artificial human brain cells

But there is more to the idea behind this synthetic neuron than simply proving that it can be done. The team reckons that in the future, it might be possible to actually use these devices in patients to replace damaged nerves, for example, to help treat injury or disease. They may also have a place …

Remote Controls

Pilot of Solar Plane Shares Secrets of 5-Day Flight

Swiss pilot battles exhaustion and weather during endurance mission.<p>Swiss pilot André Borschberg still has a long flight ahead. He took off Sunday afternoon from Nagoya, Japan, in the Solar Impulse 2, an experimental craft powered only by sunlight that is attempting to set a record as the first …