Emily Gould

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What Are the Odds a Meteorite Could Kill You?

Rumors of a space rock accident in India raise the question of how common this is.<p>As scientists investigate a reported death from a meteorite strike in southern India over the weekend, we wondered about the probability of such a fatal accident. Most people have the sense that meteorite strikes on …

Researchers Just Discovered Hundreds of Galaxies Hidden Behind the Milky Way

Astronomers just uncovered hundreds of hidden galaxies a mere 250 million light years away from Earth—well within our own galactic neighborhood. But …

Galaxies

Maybe This Is The Reason Neanderthals Went Extinct

Scientists say it could have been a matter of culture.<p>Why did the Neanderthals suddenly go extinct 40,000 years ago?<p>We may never know for certain the answer to that provocative question. But a remarkable new study published this month suggests that our prehistoric rivals were done in not by …

Mummy Identification Still Uncertain Science

King Tut is the only 18th Dynasty pharaoh whose mummy has been identified with certainty, says a new analysis.

New device to get people with paralysis back on their feet: Scientists have tested the world's first minimally-invasive brain-machine interface, designed to control an exoskeleton with the power of thought

Scientists have tested the world's first minimally-invasive brain-machine interface, designed to control an exoskeleton with the power of …

Exoskeletons

New research points to the unexpected and dangerous nature of Jupiter

That it has used its massive gravitational pull to divert asteroids and comets from a collision course with Earth.<p>Maybe Jupiter even felt bad when one got through, and doomed the dinosaurs to extinction. But a new study has cast this idea into doubt.<p>The idea of Jupiter as a protector has been …

Cosmic 'signal' found in data collected in 1920s

A 50-year-old puzzle about the movement of our Solar System, and maybe the origin of life, may have been solved thanks to data collected in the 1920s.<p>…

Wedding Ideas, Wedding Inspiration: 2016 Wedding Cake Trends

When it comes to tiers and buttercream, the options are endless. (Hell, you could even ditch the tiers and buttercream all together.) That's why we spoke to the best wedding cake designers and bakeries in the country—and selected the best almost-too-pretty-to-eat cake trends of 2016. These designs …