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Hundreds of galaxies found hiding behind the Milky Way

Scientists have used radio telescopes to cut through the haze of the Milky Way, revealing hundreds of previously hidden galaxies lurking behind it.<p>In a study published Tuesday in the Astronomical Journal, researchers from Australia, South Africa, the United States and the Netherlands report that …

Universe

Rumors Are Flying That We Finally Found Gravitational Waves

Excited rumors began circulating on Twitter this morning that a major experiment designed to hunt for gravitational waves—ripples in the fabric of …

Physics

This Supreme Court Case Threatens To Sink Price Transparency

You could be forgiven for not hearing about <i>Liberty Mutual v. Gobeille</i>, a case on the Supreme Court’s docket this term. There are, indeed, other important cases that will be decided: <i>Fisher v. University of Texas</i> <i>at Austin</i> for instance, challenges a circuit court’s support of U of Texas’s race-based …

Audi's h-tron quattro concept makes hydrogen power look awesome

This is the Audi h-tron quattro, a squat SUV that runs on hydrogen alone with a fuel cell powertrain. The company says it'll run around 372 miles on a single tank of hydrogen, sprint to 62 mph in under 7 seconds, and can refill in just four minutes. Inside, the car has the kind of advanced interior …

A promising new material can convert a major greenhouse gas into clean energy

Developed by a team of researchers in China, the material could be one way to deal with the 36 gigatonnes of CO2 we release into the atmosphere each year due to fossil fuel use.<p>Scientists have been struggling for decades to come up with an energy-efficient way to transform CO2 into something …

Baby Narwhals, A Praying Mantis in 3-D Glasses, and Other Amazing Images of the Week

Newcastle University

Black holes: Bubbles of space-time open gateway to a new universe, linked to our own

Bubbles of space-time cropped up during the early stages of our universe, eventually forming black holes that were connected to us by wormholes …

We could finally see an event horizon in 2017

Event horizons remain shrouded in mystery (and is depicted as the gateway to hell by a certain sci-fi horror flick) for good reason. Since they don't emit or reflect light, they're notoriously hard to photograph. The good news is that the Event Horizons Telescope's development is on track and could …

Black Holes

A groundbreaking first in astronomy found that black holes can be spotted with backyard telescopes

In the past, it took highly sophisticated, expensive instruments to witness this exotic, rare black hole behavior — but, no longer.<p>On Thursday, a large team of more than 70 experts reported that they had observed eruptions from a nearby black hole in visible light — the light we see with our …

Visible Light Emitted From a Black Hole Has Been Detected For The First Time

Got a decent telescope at home? That's all you need to observe a nearby black hole.<p>For the first time, astronomers have observed bursts of visible …

This physicist has a groundbreaking idea about why life exists

Why does life exist?<p>Popular hypotheses credit a primordial soup, a bolt of lightning, and a colossal stroke of luck.<p>But if a provocative new theory is correct, luck may have little to do with it. Instead, according to the physicist proposing the idea, the origin and subsequent evolution of life …

Hold Onto Your Astro-Butts, 2016 Will Be a Big Year for Space

2016 has some exceptionally large spaceboots to fill.<p>When it comes to daring space adventures, 2015 will be a tough act to follow. As noted in our recap of the year's biggest space stories, the past 12 months have been a riveting joyride complete with spacecraft redemption, juicy rivalries, and …

Ask a Physicist: How long does it take for you to fall into a black hole?

In this week's "Ask a Physicist," we tackle a general relativistic paradox: If time slows down near the event horizon of a black hole, how does …

Black Holes

Next time someone says evolution isn't real, show them this video

One of the most common objections to evolution is that it can't be <i>seen</i> in action, so it doesn't meet the scientific requirements of an observable experiment. Joshua Feuerstein, whose popular video launched Starbucks's red cup controversy, once said in a video with more than 200,000 shares, …

Caught in the act – Hubble captures first-ever predicted exploding star

The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured the image of the first-ever predicted supernova explosion. The reappearance of the Refsdal supernova …

New results from world's most sensitive dark matter detector

Berkeley Lab scientists participate in mile-deep experiment in former South Dakota gold mine<p>Berkeley, Calif. -- The Large Underground Xenon (LUX) …

Has Dark Matter Finally Been Seen? Time Will Tell

In a new finding that could have game-changing effects if borne out, two astrophysicists think they've finally tracked down the elusive signature of …

Processors that use the strangeness of quantum mechanics are reportedly achieving much greater problem-solving speed than standard computers – but what will the effect on security be?<p>‘The world is not only queerer than we suppose,” said JBS Haldane. “It is queerer than we <i>can</i> suppose.” Haldane was a …

Quantum Computing

Physicist proposes method to teleport energy

(PhysOrg.com) -- Using the same quantum principles that enable the teleportation of information, a new proposal shows how it may be possible to …

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Liberal Guest Makes Anti-Gun Case by Admitting She Has ‘No Idea How to Shoot Anybody’ — Watch Michelle Malkin’s Response

Democratic strategist Julie Roginsky argued against gun owners carrying concealed weapons to neutralize potential mass shooters by noting she has “no idea how to shoot anybody.”<p>Fox News<p>After Fox News host Sean Hannity, who is licensed to carry a concealed firearm, asked her if she would want him in …

This Space Mission Could Upend Our Basic Notions of Newtonian Gravity

Stanford physicists offer an intriguing proposal.<p>Sir Isaac Newton probably didn't get conked on the head by a falling apple, but by many, if not most accounts, there was an apple and it did fall in his presence. Having witnessed such an event, the natural philosopher dared wonder why the apple, …

Physics

How to beat radiation, simulate gravity and survive in space

In exactly two weeks time, at 11.02 on Tuesday, 15 December 2015, Tim Peake will be fired into space at 27,600 kilometres an hour to become Britain's …

The Ultimate Visual Encyclopedia Of Booze

The folks over at Pop Chart Lab—the Brooklyn-based studio that parlayed the infographic trend into a lucrative business—aren’t strangers to a good drink. In fact, some of their best work has been boozy: the definitive cocktail-mixing chart, a rundown of the most famous fictional beers, and a map of …

Thanks to Einstein, my starships can break interstellar speed laws

Relativistic physics imposes one of the most frustrating limitations predicted by science. It tells us that an inescapable speed limit exists in the …

LHC Re-creates First Moments Of The Universe And Sets New Energy Record

Big Bang Theory IRL<p>What was the universe like in the first few moments of its existence? We may not have a time machine to go back and witness that exact moment, but scientists are now able to recreate that brief and momentous time in the lab.<p>Today, the operators of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) …

Politics Notebook: Trudeau meets premiers as Alberta unveils carbon tax

<i>This is the Globe's daily politics newsletter. Sign up to get it by e-mail each morning.</i><p><b>POLITICS NOTEBOOK</b><p><b>By Jane Taber (@JaneTaber1)</b><p>Meetings between the Prime Minister and the premiers can be really messy. In 2004, for example, then Prime Minister Paul Martin had the premiers over to 24 Sussex …

Bigotry a better issue for Obama than ISIS

**Want FOX News First in your inbox every day? Sign up here.**<p><b>Buzz Cut:<br>• Bigotry a better issue for Obama than ISIS<br>• Hillary plots hawkish path, but fears Dem base<br>• New Hampshire is Trump territory<br>• Take Five: Wisconsin not so simple for Dems<br>• Sure they were ‘destroyed’… with some chile</b> …

Interview Insider: How to Get a Job at Heineken

The international company allows employees to take assignments around the world.<p>Heineken was founded in Amsterdam as a single brewery in 1864. It now brews and sells more than 250 local, regional, and specialty beers in 70 countries. Heineken arrived in the U.S. in 1933, just after Prohibition …

Forget batteries, Canada plans to store energy in giant underwater balloons

Canada’s Hydrostor has developed a creative energy storage solution that is half the cost of the best battery technology and lasts twice as long. The …

Clean Energy