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This Breathtaking Photo of Earth Really Puts Everything Into Perspective

This is what 40 million miles looks like.<p>It's been a conflicting few months on this blue orb of ours, but nothing puts life into perspective like a …

NASA is ready to ditch Earth and colonize Mars

NASA has its sights set on Mars. The space agency is making plans for humans to colonize the red planet, including a way to grow crops. The first …

'World's Most Magnificent Time Machine,' the James Webb Space Telescope, Leaving Houston

It survived a hurricane and is now off to earthquake territory: The James Webb Space Telescope has come out of its deep freeze and will soon leave …

Casting a $20 Million Mirror for the World’s Largest Telescope

The glass arcs that will let astronomers peer back millions of years are decades in the making GMTOBuilding a mirror for any giant telescope is no …

How far is the Earth from the moon? Take a look yourself

The distance between London, where I live, and Oxford, where I used to live, is about 100 km (or 60 miles). It takes about 90 minutes by car and about 120 minutes by bus. I can easily make sense of that distance.<p>Harder to consider: the distance between the Earth and the moon, which is 384,400 km …

Astronomy

The biggest space missions and rocket launches we'll see in 2018

There’s a lot going on<p>Next year is already overflowing with exciting missions to space. NASA is launching a new lander to Mars, as well as a spacecraft that will get closer to the Sun than ever before. And two of NASA’s vehicles already in space will finally arrive at their intended targets: one …

MIT Astronomer’s ‘Zoo Theory’ Explains Why Aliens Have Not Made Contact With Earth

Astronomer John A. Ball wrote in 1973 that aliens choose to behave like zookeepers, allowing humans to live their everyday lives while they watch …

60 of the Most Stunning Miss Universe 2017 National Costumes

You won't believe what Miss USA is dressed as.<p>92 beauty queens from ~around the world~ are currently stationed in Las Vegas at the 2017 Miss Universe preliminary competition, ahead of the live pageant finale (which airs Sunday night on FOX). And, clearly, the best part of the prelims is the …

Here's 31 Underrated Creepy, Disturbing, And Downright Scary Films You Can Watch Throughout October

A movie a day for the spookiest month of the year.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

23 Nerve-Wrecking Horror Films You Shouldn’t Miss If You Don’t Mind Being Scared To Death

Who doesn't like getting scared, right?<p>The supernatural has always fascinated humans. And while some of us would certainly shut our eyes at the …

Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains How a Cosmic Perspective on Life Can Transform You

August 29, 2017 by Hemant Mehta<p>With last week’s solar eclipse in the rear view mirror (metaphorically, of course), <b>Trevor Noah</b> spoke with <b>Neil deGrasse</b> …

The Daily Show

The Great Filter Might Be What's Preventing Aliens from Reaching Us

<i>Our editors delve into Curiosity's top stories every day on a podcast that's shorter than your commute. Click here to listen and learn — in just a</i> …

Finish Off Your Summer With a Scream by Watching These 35 Horror Movies on Netflix

Every month, Netflix welcomes a bunch of new titles and tosses out even more, but one thing remains the same: it always has an incredible treasure trove of terrifying horror movies. This Summer has featured some pretty great titles, so there's no better time to hunker down in the safety of your …

Elon Musk Details His Vision For A Self-Sustaining City On Mars

In a paper summarizing remarks from a recent talk, SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk makes his argument for the feasibility of a “self-sustaining city on Mars,” further expanding on a vision he initially laid out in 2012 and has continued to refine since then.<p>Of longstanding concern to Musk, as …

Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, and Barack Obama all recommend this book — here's what it's about

<i>_ This post is part of Blinkist's books-in-blinks series.</i><i>The series provides key messages from books that you might not have time to read in their entirety.</i><p><i>Here are the key messages from Sapiens</i> <i>by Yuval Noah Harari.</i><i>Last year, Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, and Barack Obama all recommended the</b> …

Bill Gates

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Embed<p>တိုက္႐ိုက္ လင့္ခ္<p>သီးျခားခြဲထုတ္၍ နားဆင္ႏုိင္ပါသည္။<p>ဒီတပတ္ ျမန္မာ့ဒီမိုကေရစီေရးရာ ေဆြးေႏြးခန္းအစီအစဥ္မွာ အဂၤါၿဂိဳဟ္သြားဖို႔ အေမရိကန္ …

British inventor takes flight in 'Iron Man' suit

British inventor Richard Browning lifted off from the shore of Vancouver Harbor on Thursday in a personal flight suit that inspired references to …

11 Horror Movies That Will Scare Your Pants Off This Summer

As we continue to map out our Summer based on which movies are being released, we're taking a closer look at one specific genre: horror. There are 10 films opening that have piqued our interest thanks to their chilling trailers, killer casts, and mysterious plots. Before the heat gets too out of …

Astronomer Royal Martin Rees on aliens, parallel universes and the biggest threats to mankind

Rees says extraterrestrial life would either be far less advanced - or they will have developed full electronic intelligence.<p><i>Martin Rees is Emeritus</i> …

Harvard Scientists Theorize That Fast Radio Bursts Come From Alien Space Travel

Could these mysterious flashes of radio waves come from a planet-sized device to power alien spacecraft?<p>Fast radio bursts (FRB) are perhaps the most mysterious phenomena we observe in the cosmos. Earlier this year, astronomers announced they had pinpointed an FRB for the first time in a dwarf …

Scientists are beginning to rethink where Earth's water came from

The Earth has been the blue planet for as many as 3.8 billion years.<p>Ancient sedimentary rock deposits and lava that cooled into characteristic pillow shapes provide irrefutable evidence that liquid water has existed at the Earth's surface for at least this long.<p>But given how many barren rocks there …

Geology

Artificial human life could soon be grown in lab after embryo breakthrough

Artificial human life could soon be grown from scratch in the lab, after scientists successfully created a mammal embryo using only stem cells.<p>Cambridge University mixed two kinds of mouse stem cells and placed them on a 3D scaffold. After four days of growth in a tank of chemicals designed to …

The universe may be a giant broken hologram

For decades, scientists have been toying with the idea that our Universe is — or once was — a giant hologram, where the laws of physics require just two dimensions, but everything appears three-dimensional to us.<p>As you can imagine, it's not an easy hypothesis to prove, but physicists say they now …

Physics

What We Know About Space Is Wrong? The Universe Is Actually Flat, Scientists Say

The entire universe could be a "vast and complex hologram," scientists announced Monday after studying the cosmic microwave background, or the …

If the Universe Is Expanding, What Does It Expand Into?

<i>If the universe is expanding, then what does it expand into?</i><p><b>Richard Muller:</b><p>The universe doesn't have to be expanding into anything in order to …

Exclusive: White House makes a big bet on small satellites

A new initiative announced today aims to boost private innovation of tiny space vehicles<p>The White House is announcing its plan today to promote the use of small space satellites — a move aimed at strengthening the U.S.’ burgeoning commercial space industry. The project, called "Harnessing the Small …

Samsung attempts to take down parody Note 7 bomb GTA videos

Samsung is attempting to block online videos parodying its Note 7 handset, issuing claims against YouTube channels that show the phones being used as weapons in a modified version of Grand Theft Auto.<p>The Korean company, which was forced to discontinue the Note 7 last week after multiple phones …