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Photographer Michel Rajkovic Captures the Magic of Landscapes with Long Exposures

Michel Rajkovic is a fine art photographer based in Asnieres, France. He travels the world and captures photos of time passing through landscapes by …

Crystal Ice Cave

Glossy Dark Night

Light Photographed As A Wave And A Particle For The First Time

Seeing is believing<p>Scientists have long known that light can behave as both a particle and a wave—Einstein first predicted it in 1909. But no experiment has been able to show light in both states simultaneously. Now, researchers at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland have …

Quantum Physics

Did Jupiter Smash Solar System's First Earthlike Planets?

Jupiter may have acted like a giant wrecking ball in the newborn solar system, roaming in to destroy an early generation of inner planets before retreating to its current orbit, researchers say.<p>The typical planetary system is made up of a few super-Earths — rocky planets up to 10 times the mass of …

Astronomy

NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly's Year on Space Station Blazes Trail to Mars

Space<p>NASA astronaut Scott Kelly's one-year stay on the International Space Station will be a one-of-a-kind science experiment studying the effects of long-duration spaceflight, made possible by history's only set of two-of-a-kind spacefliers.<p>The mere fact that Kelly will be in space for roughly a …

Solar Eclipses Are Slowly Disappearing, And There's Nothing We Can Do To Stop It

About twice a year, the Moon appears to pass in front of the Sun, giving rise to a partial solar eclipse if the alignment is imperfect, but leading to either a total or annular solar eclipse if the Earth, Moon and Sun all form a straight line in space.<p>It’s only by chance that the Moon and the Sun …

NASA Chief Scientist Is Sure We'll Find Alien Life Within 20 Years

The truth is out there<p>NASA is certain: We’re not alone in this universe.<p>Speaking at a public panel on Tuesday in Washington D.C., NASA scientists discussed the likelihood of finding organic life in our solar system. Given the surprising number of oceans residing throughout our celestial home, they …

Astronomy

This image shows an Einstein Ring

The ring is caused by a near-perfect alignment of two galaxies with respect to Earth. One galaxy is ‘lensing’ the other galaxy’s light.<p>According to …

Cosmology

NASA Releases Images Of Eerie Green Clouds Photographed By The Hubble Space Telescope

NASA has released a series of stunning images captured by the Hubble Space Telescope. The set of images show eerie green clouds that are tens of …

Black Holes

10 super-short ghost stories that will give you the willies

Halloween: it’s about tricking, treating and scaring yourself silly. But none of us can process more than 140 characters anymore, so make it quick, …

6 Creepy Victorian Ghost Stories to Read Right Now

Victorian and turn-of-the-century ghost stories have a particular attraction: They need no contrivances to create places that are lonely and old, a …

Vengeful Specters, Vampires, and Monster Worms: Night Terrors: The Ghost Stories of E.F. Benson

Wordsworth’s <i>Tales of Mystery And The Supernatural</i> volumes (or, as we like to call them, TOMAToS) have been a virtual graduate course in British …

Ghost Stories & Séances: History and True Life Paranormal Events

<b>Introduction</b><i>: Mary Harrell-Sesniak is a genealogist, author and editor with a strong technology background. In this blog article, Mary searches old</i> …