Emily Terry

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"Brightest Supernova Ever" Turns Out to Be a Star Ripped Apart by a Supermassive Black Hole

The event was originally classified as the largest supernova ever documented, but it turns out that it was something even more volatile.<p>Last year, light from an incredibly violent and luminous explosion in a galaxy some 3.8 billion light-years away finally reached us here on Earth. The event, named …

10 Smart Habits That Will Instantly Boost Your Self-Esteem

Some people seem to be born with self-esteem--and some of us have to work at it.<p>Self-esteem is how you feel about yourself, determined by your feelings and an evaluation based on your perception of yourself.<p>And a healthy sense of self-esteem, we're told, is critical to success in any undertaking.<p>If …

Are you an introvert or an extrovert? It's more complicated than that

There's this incredibly powerful idea in popular psychology that personality lies along a spectrum of chattiness: extroverts on one side, all drawing their energy from socializing, and then, on the other, introverts, who tap into their power within fortresses of solitude.<p>Like the popularity of the …

Personality

Climate sceptics widen their net to claim all science – from medicine to physics to computing – is 'in deep trouble'

Climate change deniers have long tried to cast doubt on the science behind warnings about global warming, but now Lord Lawson’s sceptic think tank …

Peer Review

Scientists synchronise clocks to new level of accuracy – in a step towards changing the length of a second

Scientists have managed to synchronise two clocks 12km apart to within one quadrillionth of a second – bringing a historic change to the length of …

Physics

Big Pharma’s Manufactured Epidemic: The Misdiagnosis of ADHD

According to the American Psychiatric Association, about 5 percent of American children suffer from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), …

A radical revision of human genetics

Why many ‘deadly’ gene mutations are turning out to be harmless.

Genetics

How to Train Yourself to Be More Charismatic

It’s that intangible quality that separates enigmatic leaders from just so-so speakers; that je ne sais quoi quality that makes people cling to your …

5 Things Loving Parents Would Never Say

Being a parent is a difficult job, and it’s no wonder that not all of us succeed at it. We all bring a fair amount of baggage to the enterprise—our …

Do men and women really have different personalities?

Personality profiles appear to reveal consistent (if subtle) differences between men and women – but are they meaningful? Christian Jarrett untangles a knotty and controversial question.<p>It’s been said that men and women are so unlike each other, it’s as if they’re from different planets – a claim …

Psychology

A riddle for our time

One of the most remarkable successes of astrophysics in the last century was its discovery that the age of the universe as measured by its oldest …