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Giant neuron found wrapped around the brain might explain consciousness

This 'crown of thorns' is creating some eureka concepts.<p>Consciousness is one of the great mysteries of science and philosophy. What is it? How does …

Seven Earth-sized planets orbit an alien star only 40 light-years away

A small, cool star in distant space plays host to something amazing.<p>Scientists have discovered that at least seven Earth-sized worlds circle the star …

Astronomy

A newly discovered Churchill essay on aliens is a timely reminder of the dangers facing life on Earth

If the British prime minister was seeking solace in the prospect of life beyond our war-torn planet, would the discovery of a plethora of exoplanets aid or hinder such comfort?<p>The 11-page article - Are We Alone in the Universe? - has sat in the US National Churchill Museum archives in Fulton, …

Churchill

Life's building blocks found on dwarf planet Ceres

The dwarf planet Ceres keeps looking better and better as a possible home for alien life.<p>NASA's Dawn spacecraft has spotted organic molecules — the carbon-containing building blocks of life as we know it — on Ceres for the first time, a study published Feb. 16 in the journal Science reports.<p>And …

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Rare Close Encounter of Venus & Jupiter Tonight Won't Happen Again Until 2065

Tonight (Aug. 27), look toward the western horizon to see a rare celestial event and a parade of planets — no telescope required.<p>Just above the …

Astronomy

What's It Like On Our Neighbor, Proxima b?

The newfound planet Proxima b is the closest planet outside our solar system ever discovered, and scientists think it might be amenable to life. But …

Astronomy

'Stranger Things': How Realistic Are Parallel Worlds?

<b>WARNING:</b> This article contains spoilers for the Netflix original series "Stranger Things."<p>The hit new series "Stranger Things" is more than just the …

NASA Will Join Starfleet at 'Star Trek: Mission New York'

NASA astronauts, scientists and engineers will join "Star Trek" actors at the Star Trek: Mission New York convention on Labor Day weekend for a …

Star Trek

Planets in the 'Habitable Zone' Might Not Actually Be Hospitable to Life

Planets that start out hot may stay hot, no matter how far they lie from their host stars.<p>A new study suggests that, contrary to prevailing wisdom, …

Planetary Habitability

Ariane 5 Successfully Places Two Intelsat Satellites Into Orbit

PLYMOUTH, Massachusetts – A European Ariane 5 rocket on Aug. 24 successfully placed two Intelsat-owned telecommunications satellites into …

Space Exploration

China Unveils Mars Rover Design, Launches Name Search

China unveiled the first concept images of its first Mars rover this week during a press event in Beijing that also launched a public competition to …

Mars Rover

Saturday's Venus-Jupiter Encounter May Explain Bible's Star of Bethlehem

It might seem odd to talk about the Star of Bethlehem during the month of August, rather than December, when the celebration of Christmas prompts …

Astronomy

Venus and Jupiter Imagined: From Galileo to Science Fiction

Venus and Jupiter will appear so close together in the sky this Saturday (Aug. 27) that, from some locations, the two planets will appear to almost …

Astronomy

Proxima Centauri planet could tell us about alien life in the universe

The newly discovered exoplanet Proxima b could hold the answer to the perennial question: is there life elsewhere in the universe?<p>Nature could hardly have been kinder to us. The discovery of a potentially habitable planet on our astronomical doorstep is nothing short of astronomers’ wildest dreams …

Object File #01, Democracy of Objects Project, Naccarato, 2014 ~ Naccarato

The 'Day for Night Project' in the Press: ArtPrize 9 Juror's Shortlist Public Response - Larry Ossei-Mensah Interview with Larry Ossei-Mensah 9/25/17 …

The second Earth that we could visit in our lifetime: Planet is discovered just four light years away and scientists say it may have liquid water and alien life

We may have been given our best chance of finding alien life outside our solar system.<p>A rocky planet that may harbour life has been discovered just …

Astronomy

Here's a cautionary tale about why we shouldn't colonize any Earth-like neighboring planets

In case you haven't heard, we seem to be living in the first fifteen minutes of a science fiction movie. Proxima Centauri, the red dwarf and star nearest the sun in the milky way, has a potentially Earth-like planet orbiting within its habitable zone. Just four light years away, it seems …

Astronomy

Are you a thinker or a non-thinker? Take the need for cognition test to find out

Here’s a perfect excuse to lounge around. People of higher intelligence were found to spend more time in leisurely activity, being less physical than …

Neuroscience Reveals The Easy Ritual That Will Make You Happy

You drastically underestimate the power of touch. Actually, I’m wrong…The research says we’re really big on touching — our phones, that is. People …

Penn State

8 Powerful Morning Routines of Ultra-Confident People

Here's how you can give yourself an espresso shot of confidence as soon as you wake up.<p>Exceptionally confident people weren't born that way--they got there by making it a habit and flexing their confidence muscles daily.<p>The ultra-confident know that just like when you skip your breakfast, you won't …

7 Habits For A Mindful, Stress-Free Morning Routine

If you consider yourself a member of the stressed-out crowd, it's time to rethink your mornings.<p>One of the best stress-management techniques I've …

The Only 2 Adjustments It Took To Change My Eating Habits For Good

If everyone knows that eating healthier food can dramatically improve our lives, why aren't we all doing it?<p>The reality is we all <i>want</i> to eat …

Eating

What A Holistic Expert & M.D. Eats In A Day

<i>Taz Bhatia, M.D., is a board-certified physician and professor at Emory University who specializes in integrating mainstream medicine with holistic</i> …

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