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The case for black holes being nothing but holograms just got even stronger

We can't see them because not even light can escape their gravitational pull, we have no idea what they're made of, and where does everything inside go once a black hole dies?<p>Physicists can't even agree on whether black holes are massive, three-dimensional behemoths, or just two-dimensional …

Why We Can't Look For Life In The Waters Of Mars

Protecting alien sites from Earth contamination<p>Mars isn’t the dry wasteland it looks like. There’s water in them thar rocks, according to NASA. Just this morning, the space agency announced that the mysterious, dark streaks that show up on Mars during the spring and summertime are in all likelihood …

Why Does Gravity Move At The Speed Of Light?

If you looked out at the Sun across the 93 million miles of space that separate our world from our nearest star, the light you’re seeing isn’t from the Sun as it is right now, but rather as it was some 8 minutes and 20 seconds ago. This is because as fast as light is — moving at the speed of light …

Physics

Mars Needs Colonists Who Eat Meat And Sleep Late

Just waking up now? You could qualify<p>If you're a die-hard morning person, don't start packing your bags for Mars just yet. A recent study suggests that people who prefer to sleep in and stay up late may be better suited for Mars.<p>Our bodies have internal clocks that tell us how long a day is, and …

A research team has an unsettling explanation for why we haven't found aliens

Given the size and age of the universe, he said, and the statistical probability of life emerging in other solar systems, why is it that humanity has not seen any indications of intelligent life in the cosmos?<p>This query, known as the Fermi Paradox, continues to haunt us to this day.<p>If there are …

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

Frozen child: The youngest person to be cryogenically preserved

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1200000/1200274_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524682182_e5b6e6484457b78cf9676c82a283f8cd<p><b>Earlier this year, a two-year-old Thai girl became the youngest person to be cryogenically frozen, preserving her brain moments after death in the</b> …

The Large Hadron Collider could be about to find a parallel universe

Scarily, the Large Hadron Collider could be on the verge of finding an, actual real parallel universe.<p>But – unlike in sci fi – it won’t mean that we …

Dark Matter

Stephen Hawking Says 'God Particle' Could Wipe Out the Universe

Stephen Hawking bet Gordon Kane $100 that physicists would not discover the Higgs boson. After losing that bet when physicists detected the particle …

New Horizons Sends Back Stunning Image of Pluto's Moon Charon

The cracks, bruises and colorful spots on Pluto's largest moon, Charon, are captured in stunning new detail in photos sent back to Earth by NASA's …

£1,000 for a micro-pig. Chinese lab sells genetically modified pets

Animal welfare at risk, claims RSPCA<p>Tiny pigs, created by genetic editing techniques pioneered at a Chinese science centre, are to be sold as pets in the near future. The prospect has triggered a heated dispute between scientists and concern from animal welfare groups.<p>Some say the creation of pet …

Genetics

What real scientists and astronauts think of 'The Martian'

1/<p>"The Martian" looks a lot like a real mission to Mars will probably look.<p>Aidan Monaghan<p>As NASA's planetary science director, Jim Green knows a …

Russian Scientist Injects Himself with 3.5 Million Year Old “Eternal Life” Bacteria

A group of Russian scientists believe that the secret to eternal youth might actually lies in the permafrost of Siberia. They’re experimenting with a …

2 men were just awarded the Nobel Prize in physics for unlocking the secrets of the strangest particle in the universe

The prize goes jointly to Takaaki Kajita of the University of Tokyo in Japan and Arthur B. McDonald of Queen's University in Kingston, Canada "for the discovery of neutrino oscillations, which shows that neutrinos have mass."<p>The two recipients were leaders of two major underground neutrino …

What real scientists and astronauts think of 'The Martian'

But does the story's dedication hold up under scrutiny from real scientists and astronauts?<p>We've rounded up some of the best critiques of "The Martian" from space experts who've seen the movie. The reception so far has been positive, but some of the movie's most discerning critics couldn't help but …

Space