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The hunt for dark matter: How scientists are edging closer to finding mystery particles

The search for dark matter is ramping up, with technological advances bringing scientists ever closer to discovering the mystery particles that, …

Was the Big Bang just a black hole?

Fraser Cain "Asks a Spaceman" Dr. Paul Matt Sutter – why do we call the Big Bang a singularity, when we also call black holes singularities?

BIGBANG

The Two Big Bangs

Is it how the Universe began, or just how our observable Universe began? They’re not the same!<p><i>“These theories were based on the hypothesis that all</i> …

Space architecture: Six buildings for the final frontier

<i>By Cat DiStasio</i><p>Mars has captured the world's attention recently, but space agencies around the globe haven't forgotten that there's a whole slew of other planets out there. And with continued planetary exploration, of course, comes the necessity to set up bases that can support life, research and …

We've Detected Gravitational Waves, So What?

We now live in a universe that we know is humming with gravitational waves -- why is that important?

Gravitational Waves

Listening to the symphony of the universe

The >historic announcement of the discovery of gravitational waves, by the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) Scientific …

WATCH: What Would Happen if You Only Drank Soda?

Even sugar-free won't save you.<p>It's safe to say a lot of people like a lot of soda. Over 1.8 billion bottles of Coca Cola are sold every single day …

Earth - Which spot on Earth gets the most sunlight?

One way to define the sunniest place is to ask which spot gets the most continuous hours of sun. If that is what you want, you might be surprised to find it is not the sunshine state of Florida you should visit, but a destination much further north.<p>Both Eureka and Alert on Ellesmere Island, Canada, …

Nunavut

Photographer Leila Alaoui's Death In Terror Attack Shows Journalism's Danger

The world-acclaimed artist was remembered as "a peace correspondent."<p>The death of Leila Alaoui, a world-acclaimed photographer on assignment in the West African nation of Burkina Faso who was killed this week in a terrorist attack, puts a tragic exclamation point on the danger faced by …

Al-Qaeda

Avatar 2 backs down from Star Wars Episode VIII next December

Whenit was revealed earlier this week that Disney had moved Star Wars Episode VIII from May 2017 to December 15th that same year, it became clear …

David Ayer and Zack Snyder talk about Jared Leto and the evolution of The Joker

In addition to releasing a brand-new full-length trailer for <b>Suicide Squad</b> [watch it here], director David Ayer and DC Extended Universe executive …

Rumour: Multiple death scenes filmed for Captain America: Civil War

<i>Warning – possible spoilers below…</i><p>With <b>Captain America: Civil War</b> just a few months away, the rumour mill has started to spin about which characters …

Polar Obsession Photos

See images of Arctic and Antarctic landscapes and wildlife, like polar bears, penguins, leopard seals, and more, and buy prints, from National Geographic.

Antarctica

7 life-changing challenges to take on in 2016

Diving with sharks? Snorkelling between tectonic plates? Bagging a rare wildlife encounter? These travel challenges will raise the bar in 2016<p>Snorkel …

2016 January 13 - Reflections on the 1970s

<b>Reflections on the 1970s</b> <b><br>Image Credit & Copyright:</b> Adam Block, Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter, Univ. Arizona<p><b>Explanation:</b> The 1970s are sometimes ignored by …

Cosmology

The most expensive material in the world costs $145 million per gram

Scientists at Oxford University in the UK announced that a spin-off lab called Designer Carbon Materials is now producing endohedral fullerenes, and they recently sold off their first sample of the material to the tune of $US 32,000 for 200 micrograms (1 microgram = one-millionth of a gram), which …

Chemistry

Cancer-imaging video pill provides its own fluorescent light

A team of University of Glasgow researchers has worked to improve the imaging provided by swallowable cameras used to detect cancers in the throat …

Extended trailer for Disney's The Jungle Book

Following on from yesterday’s poster [take a look here], Disney has released a new extended trailer for director Jon Favreau’s live-action/CG hybrid …

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 will be shot on 8K resolution cameras

Digital camera company RED shared a press release stating that <b>Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2</b> will be shot using their new state of the art WEAPON 8K …

Morning, folks! Our Sunday starts at 11am with a Studio Ghibli treat: Miyazaki's flying-ace adventure Porco Rosso. https://t.co/F9WRZWdV2N

At 11am, a flying ace faces his deadliest opponent in Studio Ghibli's airborne animated adventure Porco Rosso. https://t.co/C5Mh5ns3kx

We're screening Ghibli films all week! Next up, Castle In The Sky (Mon) & Nausicaä Of The Valley Of The Wind (Tue). https://t.co/I8MlZUBfaU

The Week in Spandex - Batman v Superman, Suicide Squad, Captain America: Civil War, Doctor Strange, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Luke Cage, Deadpool, X-Men: Apocalypse and more

<i>In this edition of The Week in Spandex, we look at Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Suicide Squad, Supergirl, Vixen, Arrow, The Flash, DC’s</i> …

We're showing a bunch of Studio Ghibli gems over the festive period, starting tomorrow at 11am w/Tales From Earthsea https://t.co/ExzLSIc3mt

12 Days of Deadpool continues with Empire cover and Christmas wish list

Empire has continued the ’12 Days of Deadpool’ countdown to the new trailer for 20th Century Fox’s upcoming <b>X-Men</b> spinoff by posting the cover to …

Up next at 11.10pm, Justin Chon, Miles Teller & Skylar Astin are off on a night of debauchery in 21 & Over. https://t.co/yP44j7TnwC

Spider-Man Star Spotted on the Set of Marvel's Doctor Strange

Well,<p>this is interesting! Marvel Studios Co-President Louis D’Esposito has Tweeted out a photo from the set of Doctor Strange featuring himself …

What Happens If You're Traveling At The Speed Of Light And Turn On Your Headlights?

One of the most popular questions from our "ask a physicist" feature was, "What happens if you're driving at the speed of light and you turn on your …

8 Great Philosophical Questions That We'll Never Solve

Philosophy goes where hard science can't, or won't. Philosophers have a license to speculate about everything from metaphysics to morality, and this …