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Earth Pictures: Iconic Images of Earth from Space

<i>Editor’s Note: This gallery, originally published in 2012, has been updated to include other more recent and stunning images of our planet from space.</i><p>…

The Higgs particle can disintegrate into particles of dark matter, according to new model

The ‘Standard Model’ of particle physics successfully describes the smallest constituents of matter. But the model has its limitations – it does not …

Physicists Finally See Light as a Particle and a Wave at the Same Time — NOVA Next | PBS

It’s a fundamental property of the universe, and one that continues to blow people’s minds: photons behave as both particles and waves, matter and …

Quantum Physics

Picture of the Day: The Hong Kong Skyline at Night

Photograph by Base64 on Wikimedia Commons<p>In this breathtaking panoramic we see the incredible Hong Kong skyline at night. The image is a 46 segment × …

Hong Kong

Here's why this Texas Republican's dreams to send people to a star is equally ridiculous and important

During a NASA budget hearing on Wednesday, Texas Republican and Chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies, John Culberson questioned NASA administrator Charles Bolden on the future of NASA, its budget, and its goals.<p>"I'd encourage you to …

Emerging Technology

Spot the astronaut: Incredible picture shows scale of International Space Station as engineers get to work

CAN you spot the astronaut? Jaw-dropping image shows the incredible size of the International Space Station.<p>ASTRONAUTS completed a series of space …

Op-Ed | Space Debris: Prevention, Remediation or Mitigation?

The recent catastrophic explosion of the U.S. Defense Meteorological Satellite Program Flight 13 (DMSP-F13) satellite — which has caused 43 new …

Feature: Testing Einstein's theory in the galaxy's toughest neighborhood

<i>Einstein’s general theory of relativity turns 100 this year! Find out more in a special issue from</i> Science<i>.</i><p>Searching for the ultimate test of general …

Black Holes

Mars Orbiter Mission Methane Sensor for Mars is at work

After several months of near-silence, ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission has released on Facebook the first data product from its Methane Sensor For Mars. …

Scientists Are About To Experience '7 Hours Of Terror' As A Space Probe Tries To Land On A Comet

Even more difficult? Landing on the surface of a tiny, spinning, rocky comet.<p>Humans have never landed on a comet before, but the European Space Agency hopes to on Nov. 12 in what might be the hardest space mission ever attempted. That day, the ESA Rosetta spacecraft will deploy the Philae lander in …

Space

First in Space Exploration: ESA Successfully Lands Probe on Comet But One Failed System Might Cause Serious Problems

(TheBlaze/AP) — The European Space Agency “caught” a comet with a landing probe for the first time in human space exploration, but the harpoons that are designed to hold the probe in place are malfunctioning.<p>https://twitter.com/ESA_Rosetta/status/532579871202238464/<p>ESA announced early Wednesday …

Month in Space Pictures: Relive Cosmic Triumph and Tragedy

Hubble Space Telescope

Orion Is a Triumph. Let's Not Waste It

NASA's spacecraft Orion just survived its very first test flight. The shiny, new space capsule will one day carry a human crew to Mars or to an …

The Year’s Most Awesome Photos of Space

Author: Betsy Mason. Betsy Mason Science<p>Date of Publication: 12.30.14.<p>Time of Publication: 6:50 am. 6:50 …

Overwhelming fashion photography is mesmerizing in its complexity

This series of images, exploding with bright colors and unexpectedly bold patterns was made for award-winning ‘Splash’ fashion calendars.<p>The artist …

The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro, reviewed.

Here, in no special order of importance or chronology, are some things that happen in Kazuo Ishiguro’s new novel: An old man uses a hoe to fight off …

Book Review: Do Cool SH*T By Miki Agrawal

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>It would be a safe bet to say that each of us at one time or another has woken up, looked at aspects of our lives (work or personal), and found that …

NASA eyes ion engines for Mars orbiter launching in 2022

Mars Orbiter

6 Reasons to Upgrade to RebelMouse from WordPress

The huge gap between current CMS offerings and what the world needed occurred to me during my time as CTO of The Huffington Post. When we were …

NASA Astronaut Terry Virts Shows The Sheer Scale Of The ISS

Just in case you didn’t realise how big the International Space Station (ISS) actually is, Astronaut Terry Virts has put this into perspective for …