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The Best of 1960s Fashion

A look back at the decade that continues to influence today's style.<p>From the debut of the mini skirt to mod-inspired styles, the 1960s were known for breaking fashion traditions. With the influence of British fashion, the rise of daring hemlines and the breakout of Twiggy, there was plenty to be …

Laser as bright as a billion Suns alters fundamental physics of light and matter

Physicists from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln have created the brightest light ever produced on Earth, and it could be the first step towards …

Chinese Scientists Launch the Global Quantum Space Race

The quantum internet could change the world.<p>When famed physicist Niels Bohr proposed the idea of quantum entanglement in the 1930s, it was so crazy …

Can Grade-Skipping Close the STEM Gender Gap?

If girls were allowed to accelerate through school, then perhaps their peak career- and family-building years would not overlap.<p>Jane Charlton never intended to skip high school.<p>“I was planning on just skipping ninth grade,” says the renowned astrophysicist, who spent her summers taking calculus …

Students

This viral trend is taking the medical fraternity, especially hospitals in US, by storm [PHOTOS] - IBTimes India

Women surgeons across a number of hospitals in the US are replicating the now famous The New Yorker cover picture and it reminds one of all those OR …

Long Lost Van Gogh Paintings Go On View in Amsterdam Amid Controversial New Documentary

On View<p>Convicted burglar offers detailed account of the 2002 theft<p>,<p>Tomorrow morning in Amsterdam, the Van Gogh Museum is planning a press conference …

10 influential women to celebrate for Women’s History Month

From fighting for the right to legal, safe abortions to ending segregation, women have worked tirelessly to ensure that equality is something that …

Living and Loving Through Loss: Beautiful Letters of Consolation from Great Artists, Writers, and Scientists

Words of comfort and compassion from Albert Einstein, Abraham Lincoln, Rachel Carson, Charles Darwin, Alan Turing, Johannes Brahms, and Charles Dickens.<p><i>“Grief, when it comes, is nothing like we expect it to be,”</i> Joan Didion wrote in her classic memoir of loss. But however uncertain its guise may …

It's Official: Time Crystals Are a New State of Matter, And Now We Can Create Them

Peer-review has spoken.<p>Earlier this year, physicists had put together a blueprint for how to make and measure time crystals - a bizarre state of …

This gorgeous video about the Hubble Space Telescope puts our existence into perspective

‘We’re smaller than we can readily comprehend’<p>In 1995, astronomers pointed the Hubble Space Telescope toward a seemingly empty region of space to see what was there. What they found was astounding: almost 3,000 objects, too faint to see with the naked eye. In a short animated video from Vimeo user …

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

When the Lights Went Out in the Universe

<i>Paul Sutter</i> <i>is an astrophysicist at</i> <i>The Ohio State University</i><i>and the chief scientist at</i> <i>COSI Science Center</i><i>. Sutter is also host of</i> <i>Ask a</i> …

Dark Matter

Women in Science :: Her Story

Mathematics, Astronomy<p>Hypatia<p>Hypatia (believed to be born around 350) was known as a great thinker in her age. She was one of the earliest women to …