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Journey to Mars in Less than Two Days Onboard this Radical Train Concept

Earlier this year, Charles Bombardier dreamt up a way to travel between continents at hypersonic speed (think New York to Dubai in 22 minutes). But now he’s set his sights on something much bigger.<p>Pushing the limits of his imagination out of this world, the Montreal-based innovator has envisioned …

Innovation

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How a Mathematician Turned an Obscure Number Into a Scary Story

Beware the prime number of the beast.<p>Math can even baffle demons. (Photo: alessio/CC BY 2.0)<p>For the most part, numbers are simply cold indicators, …

Mathematics

This Is the Key to Being a Successful Student, According to a Physics Professor

<i>What is one piece of advice you would like to give to students as an educator? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Richard Muller, Professor of Physics, UC Berkeley, on Quora:</b><p>"Get into" your …

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Women Don't Have To Have Orgasms To Get Pregnant, So Why The Heck Do We Have Them?

You might assume that female orgasms are the stuff of bodice-rippers, not biology journals. But you’d be wrong.<p>The <i>Journal of Experimental Zoology</i> on Monday published online a paper entitled “The Evolutionary Origin of Female Orgasm.”<p>It’s a question that great thinkers have pondered for …

Biology

Global warming, a dead zone and surprising bacteria

While melting ice caps and dying polar bears splash across headlines, climate change is stressing oceans in other ways, too - such as warming and …

Climate Change

7 strange and surprising ways that humans have recently evolved

But evolution is very much still happening today — and it's happening to us.<p>Right here, right now.<p>It's too soon to say what humans will look like a few thousand years from now, but here are some of the most recent quirks — and even superpowers — we've acquired thanks to the power of selection.

How humans are turning into a 'totally different species'

Rob Nail, a robotics expert who is currently the CEO and associate founder of think-tank Singularity University, said we are making enough process with genetic engineering that we will see designer babies in our lifetime — babies that are genetically engineered to get rid of any genetic defects.<p>But …

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Physicists Are Using This New Algorithm to Take The First-Ever Image of a Black Hole

Yes!!<p>If you Google image search "black hole", you’re going to be swimming in incredibly beautiful, shocking, and awe-inspiring images that only hint …

Soluble elements from a new corner of the periodic table

It is one of the more memorable experiments of high school chemistry lessons: when elemental sodium comes into contact with water it burns and …

Here's Stephen Hawking's Incredible Solution to His Black Hole Information Paradox

His mind was truly incomparable.<p>Stephen Hawking, one of the greatest minds of our lifetime, has passed away - leaving behind a lot of heartbroken …

Physics

Physicists Have Figured Out How Supermassive Black Holes Turn Galaxies Into Cosmic Graveyards

Lights out.<p>An international team of scientists appears to have solved a longstanding mystery in astronomy, identifying the potential cause of what …

Universe

How would our Universe be different without dark energy?

In 1998, cosmologists got the surprise of a lifetime. Here’s how our Universe would’ve looked without cosmic acceleration.<p><i>“We’ve known for a long</i> …

FBI wants Apple to unlock New York drug dealer's iPhone in new case

The US Justice Department is looking to file a court order to force Apple to help the FBI unlock an iPhone that was obtained as part of a New York …

Apple uses FBI director's words against him in NY iPhone case

Apple threw the words of FBI Director James Comey back in his face Friday as part of a battle with the Department of Justice over unlocking an iPhone.<p>In documents filed in federal court in Brooklyn, New York, Apple objected to the government's demand that the company help investigators unlock the …

Privacy

DOJ Removes Request For Apple To Unlock iPhone in Drug Trial

The FBI previously cancelled their case against Apple in the San Bernardino iPhone case, although there were more cases against Apple where …

13.8: The Quest to Find the True Age of the Universe and the Theory of Everything

Table of Contents<p>About the Author v<p>Acknowledgements vi<p>List of Illustrations vii<p>Introduction: The Most Important Fact xi<p>Part 0 Prologue 1<p>2.712 - …

The atom without properties

The microscopic world is governed by the rules of quantum mechanics, where the properties of a particle can be completely undetermined and yet …

Quantum Physics

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Stephen Hawking Suggests Black Holes Are Possible Portals To Another Universe

Science fiction has always been a fascinating genre for the mix of science and fantasy. Larry Nivens “Ringworld” for instance imagined vast …

Physics

ORNL researchers discover new state of water molecule

Neutron scattering and computational modeling have revealed unique and unexpected behavior of water molecules under extreme confinement that is …

America prepares for Russia’s “hybrid warfare”

Beyond the Cold War<p>America has a problem. As it has occupied itself with the seemingly unending wars in the Middle East, old foes have been stirring. …

Why Hubble Still Blows Our Minds After a Quarter Century in Space

To celebrate the Hubble Space Telescope’s 26th anniversary in space, NASA released a series of images, videos, and simulations of an object known as …

Universe

Here’s How China Is Building the Car of the Future

The Detroit Auto Show has long set the tone for the global car industry, but a new player on the other side of the world could prove to be a bigger …

NASA Just Announced It's Building an Electric Propulsion System to Take Us Into Deep Space

Could it get us to Mars?<p>We've made it to the Moon, but if we're going to start exploring the rest of our Universe, we're going to need better …

Space Exploration

Scientists have synthesized new molecules with anticancer and antioxidant activity - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

A group of scientists from Moscow universities led by Yan Ivanenkov, the head of Laboratory of Medical Chemistry and Bioinformatics in MIPT, has …