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Your Viewing Guide To The Best Meteor Shower In Years: 2018's Perseids

When it comes to meteor showers, we have these dazzling pictures in our minds of seeing streaks of light appear all over the sky: rapidly, brightly, and profusely. Yet in real life, many of us have had experiences that pale in comparison, where we might spend an entire hour outside only to see five …

Astronomy

What If We Actually Create Reality By Observation?

August 2, 2018 by Keith Giles<p>If we’re not here to observe the Universe, does it cease to exist?<p>What if Christ in us is what created the Universe, and …

Quantum Physics

SpaceX Poised to Be First With Astronaut Flights, Beating Boeing

Elon Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies Corp. is set to beat Boeing Co. in the battle to be the first company to ferry American astronauts to the …

Space Travel

Huge lake of liquid water found on Mars

A huge lake of liquid water has been found on Mars. The groundbreaking discovery comes after years of evidence of the Red Planet's watery past and …

Mars

SpaceX and Boeing are running out of time to fly astronauts into space

Pressure is rising on Boeing and SpaceX, the two companies trying to prove the US can still fly humans to space. Both are expected to miss a November 2019 deadline for producing spacecraft certified as safe enough to transport astronauts—which means NASA, humiliatingly, could end up locked out of …

Space Travel

This Is The Biggest Myth About Outer Space, According To A NASA Flight Controller

<i>What is the biggest myth about outer space? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Robert Frost, Instructor and Flight Controller at NASA, on Quora:</b><p><b>What is the biggest myth about outer</b> …

Space Exploration

Astronomers discover 12 more moons of Jupiter, including an oddity

Our solar system's oldest and biggest planet, Jupiter, has many moons. And astronomers have just announced the discovery of a dozen more.<p>On Tuesday, the International Astronomical Union’s Minor Planet Center published the orbits for 12 newfound Jovian moons — bringing Jupiter's total to 79 moons, …

Astronomy

Depressing Reason Why Nobody Returned To The Moon In 45 Years, According To Astronauts

It’s been 45 years since human beings have set foot on the moon. The last time a person stepped on the surface of Earth’s satellite it was December …

NASA Reveals Stunning New Photos Of Dwarf Planet Ceres

Just released by NASA: striking close-ups of the mysterious world Ceres, taken by a robotic probe turned paparazzi.<p>“These pictures are new to you and new to us too,” says Marc Rayman of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California. “It’s a wonderful flood of data.”<p>Every 27 hours, NASA’s …

Astronomy

Physicists set limits on size of neutron stars

How large is a neutron star? Previous estimates varied from eight to 16 kilometres. Astrophysicists at the Goethe University Frankfurt and the FIAS …

A Simple Breakdown of NASA's Guide to Identifying Alien Life on Exoplanets

Astronomers have located over 3,500 planets orbiting stars outside of our solar system. But determining — from a distance — which of those planets …

NASA created the ultimate space freezer and it's super cool

It might sound like something Dr. Evil would hang out in, but this is no spy-fi movie.<p>NASA’s Cold Atom Laboratory (CAL) might be around the size a …

Researchers successfully simulate a 64-qubit circuit

Quantum computers are based on the principles of quantum mechanics. Compared with classical bits, qubits can be at the superposition between zero and …

Are we alone in the universe? Science says it’s a definite maybe

Are humans alone in the universe? Three philosophers from Oxford University have studied the existing scientific literature to conclude that we …

The Universe’s Missing Matter. Found!

In the 1960s, astronomers began to notice that the Universe appeared to be missing some mass. Between ongoing observations of the cosmos and the the …

Did History's Most Famous Scientists Believe In God?

<i>Is it possible for theists to be a biologist or maybe a chemist or a physicist? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Jack Fraser, Master’s Physics, University of Oxford, on Quora:</b><p>The most …

Albert Einstein

This Scientist Thinks Aliens Will Need to 'Catch' Stars to Survive

One scientist thinks that future intelligent aliens might survive by collecting, storing and harnessing the power of stars.<p>Dan Hooper, a senior …

A New NASA-Led Project Means the Search for Aliens Is Heating Up

To date, scientists have catalogued more than 3,500 exoplanets, some of which may even be capable of fostering life. But we simply don’t know. The …

Australian Scientists Just Set A Quantum Computing World Record

A team of scientists from the University of Melbourne are now not only dead set legends, but World Record holders in simulating quantum power on a …

Curiosity — Black Holes Might Not Exist, So Here Are 5 Weirder...

Black holes are infinities wrapped in infinities: objects containing an infinitely small point with infinite density that warps spacetime to such a …

Plasma, the mysterious (and powerful) fourth phase of matter

When I was at elementary school, my teacher told me that matter exists in three possible states: solid, liquid and gas. She neglected to mention …

Archaeologists begin hunt for mysterious lost Devon standing stones

Archaeologists have begun hunting for mysterious prehistoric standing stones which disappeared more than 35 years ago.<p>The lost site, known as Yelland Stone row, was once visible at Isley Marsh, near Barnstaple in Devon, but vanished under a deep layer of silt after water currents at the Taw estuary …

New Fusion Startup Has Unconventional Approach

<i>Editor's Note: This story was updated at 5:50 p.m. E.D.T.</i><p>The ongoing joke in the world of physics is that commercially viable fusion energy has been …

Here’s what alien astronomers would see if they looked at Earth

This is the inner solar system as it might appear to alien astronomers. It proves we could one day see surface features like oceans, continents, …

It turns out Albert Einstein was pretty smart after all

<b>(CNN) —</b> Albert Einstein is universally regarded to be a pretty smart guy. His theory of special relativity taught us about counterintuitive truths of nature, such as how stationary and moving clocks tick at different speeds and the inability to travel faster than light. And his theory of general …

Physics

Aliens May Be Rearranging Stars to Fight Dark Energy, Awesome Study Suggests

How to dominate the universe in three easy steps …<p>Step 1: Harvest all of your planet's resources.<p>Step 2: Harvest all of your nearest star's …

Astronauts rocketing into space at 18,000 mph look incredibly chill about it

Blasting into space at nearly 18,000 mph seems unnerving. But three space station-bound astronauts appeared profoundly tranquil as they sped through …

We Just Found The Missing Matter In The Universe, And Still Need Dark Matter

For over 40 years, scientists have argued over dark matter’s existence.<p>Big questions arose from the motions inside galaxies, clusters of galaxies, and along the cosmic web.<p>From their gravity, we can infer the total mass in the Universe.<p>Yet multiple sources indicate that only 15% of that mass can be …

Dark Matter

NASA's aircraft modifications make planes 70 percent quieter

While NASA's research often makes headlines for advancements that could facilitate space exploration -- like, say, more portable nuclear reactors or X-ray navigation -- it also looks into tech to help us here on Earth, too. The agency just completed a series of flights testing out new airframe …

Wow! Hubble Space Telescope snaps super-deep view of the universe

WASHINGTON — A new set of breathtaking photos reveals a never-before-seen deep view of the universe.<p>Released as the first "Frontier Fields" view from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, the new images mark the deepest-ever observations of a cluster of galaxies. The photos center on Abell 2744, a group …