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The 42 Biggest Questions About Life, the Universe, and Everything

In a homage to 'Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy,' two physicists explain the biggest unknowns in science. I’ve summed them up as a tweetstorm.<p>In Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams’ classic irreverent tour through the universe, a supercomputer named Deep Thought discovers the answer to …

'We're doomed': Mayer Hillman on the climate reality no one else will dare mention

“We’re doomed,” says Mayer Hillman with such a beaming smile that it takes a moment for the words to sink in. “The outcome is death, and it’s the end of most life on the planet because we’re so dependent on the burning of fossil fuels. There are no means of reversing the process which is melting …

Climate Change

Quantum Theory Proves That Consciousness Moves To Another Universe After Death

A book titled “<i>Biocentrism: How Life and Consciousness Are the Keys to Understanding the Nature of the Universe</i>“, published in the USA, has stirred …

Scientists Finally Prove Strange Quantum Physics Idea Einstein Hated

The equations of physics are things that we humans created to understand the Universe, and it can be hard to disentangle them from the Universe’s …

Rare Footage Of Jimi Hendrix Jamming With Buddy Guy Circa 1968

Jimi Hendrix was a rock god and a hero to many musicians, but in Jimi's eyes the mighty Buddy Guy was a real hero, and one of the only musicians who …

A visual explanation of quantum mechanics

From the ViaScience YouTube channel comes this 31-part video explainer of quantum mechanics. As the introduction video notes, there is a fair bit of …

Scientists Learned a Surprising Thing About Dark Matter's Shape

Makes you wonder.<p>It’s strange to think about how much research has gone into characterizing dark matter when we’ve yet to actually <i>observe</i> the …

Essentials of Composition for Landscape Photography

In this free webinar, Robert Rodriguez Jr explains the basic principles of composition for landscape photography, and share three tips to improve …

How to edit raw images in 5 simple steps

<b>James Paterson gives his top tips for editing raw photographs</b><p>Camera makers expect the raw photographer to want to make their own choices when it …

28 Awesome Links That Are Like Candy for Photographers

So much has been going on in the field of photography this week, and here we find that Toad Hollow Photography has been busy searching in all corners …

Learn how to get the perfect exposure every time

A camera’s built in meter often does a great job of making a “correct” exposure, but it’s not always what the photographer wants to capture. Despite …

Quantum computing is here, and it's set to change everything

IBM Research staff member Katie Pooley examines a cryostat with the new prototype of a commercial quantum processor inside<p>It’s a sunny Tuesday …

The Human Brain Can Create Structures in Up to 11 Dimensions

"We found a world that we had never imagined."<p>Last year, neuroscientists used a classic branch of maths in a totally new way to peer into the …

10 COMMANDMENTS OF STREET PHOTOGRAPHY

• Thou shalt define street photography for thyself.<br>• Thou shalt never leave thy camera at home.<br>• Thou shalt photograph street photography anywhere and …

Street Photography

33 Angry Physicists Came Together to Shut Down One Theory About the Universe

<i>Our editors delve into Curiosity's top stories every day on a podcast that's shorter than your commute. Click here to listen and learn — in just a</i> …

There's Now More Evidence That We're All Living in a Giant Cosmic Void

So alone.<p>We now have even more evidence that our galaxy sits inside an enormous void, and it could help settle a disagreement over the rate at which …

Stevie Wonder Says New Album From ESSENCE Fest Performer Sir The Baptist Nearly Moved Him To Tears

You know you've done something right when Stevie is singing your praises! Have you heard 'Saint or Sinner' yet?<p>There's nothing quite like getting …

New Breakthrough Work Finally Reveals Quantum "Fingerprints"

The Physics of Entanglement<p>Traditionally, measuring quantum states is a tedious affair. The technique used, called quantum tomography, requires …

Haunting Photos from the World’s Northernmost Town

“This place is so detached from the rest of the world,” Polish photographer Dominika Gesicka says of the town of Longyearbyen in Svalbard, “You can …

Black hole event horizons are real, new evidence suggests

Astronomers have shown that matter likely disappears after entering a black hole, refuting an alternate theory that matter is destroyed by colliding into a hard surface in space.<p>It's a big deal because humanity hardly understands what black holes really are. Hollywood has incorrectly envisioned …

Had a Job Interview but No Callback? Here’s What to Do Next Time

Days have passed since your job interview, and no one’s called or emailed.<p>Later, you learn someone else was hired for the position. You were sure you aced the interview and would advance to the next round, but obviously the interviewer saw it differently.<p>Here’s where things may have gone wrong and …

Is There Really A Cosmological Constant? Or Is Dark Energy Changing With Time?

According to physics, the universe and everything in it can be explained by just a handful of equations. They’re difficult equations, all right, but their simplest feature is also the most mysterious one. The equations contain a few dozen parameters that are – for all we presently know – …

Dark Matter

The Greatest Albums You’ve Never Heard

There are <b>cult heroes</b>, and there are <b>one-hit wonders</b>. And then there are bona fide megastars who, despite enjoying worldwide acclaim, still release …

7 Spectacular Pictures In Space That Were Taken By NASA

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Skip Morrow.</i><p>I would start with a few of my personal favorites (too bad the gov is shut down, or …

Incredible winning images revealed in the 2016 Travel Photographer of the Year contest

Photographers

Is Consciousness in the Physical World? We May Be About to Find Out.

Physicist Lucien Hardy of the Perimeter Institute for Quantum Physics in Canada has an experiment he wants to try. His believes his experiment could …

Get Ready for an Another Breakthrough in the World of Quantum Mechanics

For the first time ever, scientists have achieved direct counterfactual quantum communication. This type of quantum communication is where no …

Quantum Physics

For The First Time, Physicists Have Observed a Giant Magnetic 'Bridge' Between Galaxies

Whoa.<p>For the first time, scientists have detected evidence of a magnetic field that's associated with the vast intergalactic 'bridge' that links our …

New Explanation for Dark Energy? Tiny Fluctuations of Time and Space

Since the late 1920s, astronomers have been aware of the fact that the Universe is in a state of expansion. Initially predicted by Einstein’s Theory …

Physics

What Was Our Universe Like Before the Big Bang?

Theoretical physicists and cosmologists deal with the biggest questions, like “Why are we here?” “When did the universe begin?” and “How?” Another …