Harald Mandl

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NASA's Graveyards: Haunting Images Reveal Remnants of the Space Race

The facilities that once captivated us are now abandoned and left to the elements<p>Last night, astronaut Scott Kelly landed in Kazahkstan after …

The Ultimate Collection of Free Physics Videos

You don’t need to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars or sit through hours of classes in order to understand the fundamental nature of the universe. …

The Real Story Of Apollo 17... And Why We Never Went Back To The Moon

On December 11, 1972, Apollo 17 touched down on the Moon. This was not only our final Moon landing, but the last time we left low Earth orbit. With …

The Future of Reality

1/1<p>James Robb, Rear Admiral USN (RET), United States Navy<p>Glen Fields, Vice President, Sales and Business Development, DAQRI<p>Michael Buckwald, …

NASA Releases Images of New Spacesuit Astronauts Will Wear on Mars

Meet the Suits for our Mission to Mars<p>We are all familiar with NASA’s spacesuits—the huge, bulbous white things that make the wearers look like, …

Reality Doesn’t Exist Until We Measure It, Quantum Experiment Confirms

Mind = blown.<p>Australian scientists have recreated a famous experiment and confirmed quantum physics's bizarre predictions about the nature of …

Out-Of-This-World Space Colonies As Imagined By NASA In The 1970s And Today

Space Colonies Of The Future: Mars<p>Out-Of-This-World Space Colonies As Imagined By NASA In The 1970s–And Today<p>View Gallery<p>In addition to creating …

NASA snaps new, strange photos of Saturn's icy moon Enceladus

A NASA satellite exploring Saturn has just beamed back new, close-up images of the planet's moon Enceladus — an object that could be one of the most …

Astronomy

Lunar Pit Stop? Mars-Bound Astronauts May Refuel Near Moon

Humanity's most efficient path to Mars includes a pit stop near the moon, a new study suggests.<p>Mars-bound crewed spacecraft should launch with just …

Pluto’s Puzzling Patterns and Pits

It seems that the more we see of Pluto, the more fascinating it gets. With its prominent heart-shaped feature, icy mountains, and “snakeskin” …

Cassini begins final flybys of Saturn's moon Enceladus

Cassini has been in orbit around Saturn since 2004 and has already made a number of flybys of Enceladus, revealing new discoveries. These include …

Have We Detected Megastructures Built By Aliens Around A Distant Star?

Or just a cloud of comets? Scientists want to investigate further<p>The Kepler space telescope's job is to find faraway planets that could potentially support life. But as <i>The Atlantic</i> reports, scientists are exploring the possibility that the telescope may have detected something even more …

Dressgate: If you saw THAT dress as white your brain was working overtime

It was the dress that nearly broke the internet, with millions of people claiming they could only see white and gold lace while the rest of the world was convinced it was black and blue.<p>Now scientists think they have solved the problem of why so many people, literally, swore black was white.<p>After …

How the expansion of the universe is affecting galactic speeds

Warp speed galaxies come up when I talk about the expansion of the Universe.<p>Perhaps it's dark energy acceleration, or the earliest inflationary period of the Universe when EVERYTHING expanded faster than the speed of light.<p>Imagine our expanding Universe. It's not an explosion from a specific place, …

Laika the Dog & the First Animals in Space

The Soviet Union stunned the world on Nov. 3, 1957, with the launch of Sputnik 2. On board the small satellite was a little dog, Laika, the first …

How the brain recognizes objects

Using data from both humans and nonhuman primates, neuroscientists have found that neuron firing patterns in the IT cortex correlate strongly with …

The Curiosity Mars rover could tap into the greatest mystery behind liquid water on Mars, but there's a big problem

These water flows are related to unique features on Mars called recurring slope linae (RSL) — identified in the photo to the right — that pop up in a handful of locations near and along the Martian equator.<p>As it turns out, the Curiosity rover is within driving distance of a mountain called Mount …

A Whole Book Full of Incredible Never-Before-Seen Star Trek Costume Pictures

We’re pretty obsessed with the costumes from <i>Star Trek</i>, both the original series and the later iterations. After all, <i>Trek</i> has a long and proud record …

How fast could humans travel safely through space?

The current speed record has stood for 46 years. When will it be beaten, asks Adam Hadhazy.<p>We humans are obsessed with speed. Recent months, for instance, brought news that students in Germany have broken the record for the fastest accelerating electric car, and that the US Air Force plans to …

‘Penguin’ Anomaly at Large Hadron Collider Hints at Missing Particles | Quanta Magazine

Aubrey Wade for Quanta Magazine<p>Günter Ziegler describes one of the most famous and beautiful proofs in <i>Proofs From THE BOOK</i>, a book he co-authored …

The Fuzzball Fix for a Black Hole Paradox

By replacing black holes with fuzzballs — dense, star-like objects from string theory — researchers think they can avoid some knotty paradoxes at the …

Alice and Bob Meet the Wall of Fire

How a new black hole paradox has set the physics world ablaze.<p>Alice and Bob, beloved characters of various thought experiments in quantum mechanics, …

Quantum Mechanics

The Two Mindsets and the Power of Believing That You Can Improve

Carol Dweck studies human motivation. She spends her days diving into why people succeed (or don’t) and what’s within our control to foster …

The Particle That Broke a Cosmic Speed Limit

Physicists are beginning to unravel the mysteries of ultrahigh-energy cosmic rays, particles accelerated by the most powerful forces in the …

Im Multiversum: Max Tegmarks mathematisches Universum

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