Jamie Moore

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Most stars have planets in habitable zone

Researchers calculate that billions of stars in our Milky Way galaxy have 1-3 planets in the habitable zone, where there may be liquid water and life.<p>…

Universe

Why fresh water shortages will cause the next great global crisis

Last week drought in São Paulo was so bad, residents tried drilling through basement floors for groundwater. As reservoirs dry up across the world, a billion people have no access to safe drinking water. Rationing and a battle to control supplies will follow<p>Water is the driving force of all nature, …

Water

Scientists design a collider that turns light into matter

Ever since the 1960s, when the food synthesiser made its appearance in <i>Star Trek</i>, the idea of a machine that could seemingly make something from nothing has been the kind of tech we dream about. But the actual technology may not be as implausible as previously thought.<p>In 1934, Gregory Breit and John …

This new carbon nanotube material is the darkest thing on the planet

We know what darkness is: it's the absence of light, and something we each encounter when the sun goes down. Seeing darkness in broad daylight on the other hand, that's weird. It's also, astonishingly, a completely possible thing. Sitting on a piece of aluminum foil in Surrey NanoSystems' lab is …

Scottish scientists have slowed the speed of light

The speed of light travelling through free space has been slowed down for the first time, breaking what was thought to be a constant physical …

Black holes do not exist where space and time do not exist, says new theory

(Phys.org) —The quintessential feature of a black hole is its "point of no return," or what is more technically called its event horizon. When …

Huge Milky Way Gas Bubbles Clocked at 2 Million Mph

Giant bubbles of gas that erupted from the core of the Milky Way galaxy millions of years ago are expanding out into space at mind-blowing speeds, …

Could a wormhole in our galaxy take us to another UNIVERSE? Interstellar-style 'space time tunnel' may exist in the Milky Way

A giant doorway to another universe may exist at the centre of the Milky Way, and it could be large enough to swallow spaceships whole.<p>This is …

Wormholes

NASA Finds Mysterious Bright Spot on Dwarf Planet Ceres: What Is It?

A strange, flickering white blotch found on the dwarf planet Ceres by a NASA spacecraft has scientists scratching their heads.<p>The white spot on Ceres …

Kepler telescope identifies ancient solar system

<b>An ancient solar system similar to our own has been discovered by scientists.</b><p>Studying data from the Kepler telescope, the team, led by the University of Birmingham, found a star orbited by five planets similar in size to Earth.<p>The system, 117 light-years away, is the oldest known of its kind, …

Earth-like planet Kepler 22-b confirmed by NASA

This week astronomers have announced the existence of a planet discovered to be in human livable range of star not unlike our sun, with a size 2.4 …

Is Everything Actually Shrinking?

<i>Whoa, here’s something to think about. Maybe the Universe isn’t expanding at all. Maybe everything is actually just shrinking, so it looks like it’s</i> …

From Science Fiction to Reality: The Evolution of Artificial Intelligence

• Partner Content<br>• Author: Or Shani, Adgorithms. Or Shani, Adgorithms<p>What was once just a figment of the imagination of some our most famous science …

Crazy but true: Messenger spacecraft spots ice at Mercury's north pole

NASA's Messenger spacecraft has sent back its first visible-light images of water ice on Mercury, the tiny charbroiled planet that orbits closest to the sun.<p>The findings, described in the journal Geology, reveal that the ice deposits look surprisingly "fresh" – and hint that water could have been …

New Drug Clears Cancer Cells Through Immune System Judo — NOVA Next | PBS

For years, scientists have been probing various immune response proteins in the hopes of finding a new way to target and destroy cancer cells. …

This Futuristic Floating City Could Become A Reality In China

Renderings of this futuristic Floating City (via Dezeen) could very easily pass for the storyboard of a Hollywood sci-fi flick set in the distant future.<p>But this design for a floating city, by London-based architecture firm AT Design Office, may very well become reality.<p>According to the city's …

Architecture

How 'Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare' Can Reverse The Series' Downward Sales Trend

Like so many other big name games in an industry that can’t keep secrets anymore, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare has stumbled into the spotlight. There were a few planned teasers released yesterday via a VICE video, viral audio recording and Game Informer screenshot, but the trickle soon turned …

More Amazing 3D Illustrations That Pop Out at You by Nagai Hideyuki

Japanese artist Nagai Hideyuki has an incredible knack for seeing the potential for cool perspective drawings along flat surfaces. As we've seen before, all he needs are some colored pencils, charcoal, and a few notebooks to create his amazingly detailed illustrations that jump off the pages in …

Drawing

What Does the Discovery of “Another Earth” Mean for Us?

On Thursday, researchers announced the discovery of Kepler-186f, an Earth-like exoplanet orbiting in a “habitable zone.” Could this bring us closer …

Apple Issues Patch For OS X SSL Security Vulnerability

Apple faced a considerable security threat with its SSL flaw, present in both iOS and OS X devices over the past few days. The iOS bug was plugged late Friday via the iOS 7.0.6 update made available to iPhones, iPads and iPod touches, but Macs with 10.9 went unpatched until now. The fix is out, …

Kepler discovers 715 new planets, nearly doubling the planets known to mankind

For the history of human space exploration, planet discovery has been an arduous process. An object that could be a planet is discovered and then …