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Newfound Wormhole Allows Information to Escape Black Holes

In 1985, when Carl Sagan was writing the novel <i>Contact</i>, he needed to quickly transport his protagonist Dr. Ellie Arroway from Earth to the star Vega. …

Nobel Prize-winning detectors revealed a cosmic cataclysm

<b>(CNN) —</b> Every time a new telescope has been turned on, we have learned something fundamental about our universe.<p>Galileo's first telescope saw the moons of Jupiter and forever destroyed the idea that the Earth was at the center of the universe. Edwin Hubble used the Mount Wilson Observatory in 1917 …

Physics

Massive Sunspots and Solar Flares: The Sun Has Gone Wrong and Scientists Don’t Know Why

<b>This article was originally published on The Conversation as "Massive sunspots and huge solar flares mean unexpected space weather for Earth."​</b> <b>Read</b> …

MIT Researchers Propose an Ancient Technology to Store Clean Energy

What's old may become new again.<p>A new proposal from MIT researchers looks at how firebricks, clay bricks used in ovens as far back as 3,000 years …

Satellite images show North Korean mountain after nuclear test that could collapse and unleash an environmental disaster

The estimated 160 kiloton explosion deep under the Punggye-ri mountain in North Korea visibly shook and shifted the earth.<p>"We call it 'taking the roof off,'" Wen Lianxing, the lead geophysicist at the University of Science and Technology of China in Hefei, told the South China Morning Post. "If the …

Ethanol cancer treatment could eliminate tumors for just a few dollars

Ethanol-Based Cancer Treatments<p>Researchers from Duke University have achieved a 100 percent cure rate for squamous cell carcinoma in a hamster model …

Apple's fabled iPad redesign may arrive at WWDC

Apple could have more than one hardware treat to unveil at WWDC this year. KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo (who has a mostly solid track record for Apple predictions) now believes that Apple is likely to launch a long-rumored 10.5-inch iPad redesign when the developer conference kicks off on June 5th. Kuo …

Chuck Berry & Tina Turner - Rock N Roll Music [Live]

Could We Protect Mars-Bound Astronauts With A Magnetic Bubble?

Could a synthetic magnetic bubble, like a mini-magnetosphere, protect a crewed mission to Mars from cosmic radiation, and would the energy cost be prohibitively high?<p>As much as some folks are keen on sending people to Mars as soon as possible, it’s become obvious that protecting any astronauts from …

Protons

Charlie Brown's Greatest Misses: Every 'Peanuts' Football Gag Comic

The First Galaxies: What We Know And What We Still Need To Learn

When you think of a galaxy today, you think of something like the Milky Way: hundreds of billions of stars, grand spiral arms, loaded with gas and dust, and ready to form the next generation of stars. Such a behemoth exerts a tremendous gravitational pull acting on everything else nearby. And you …

Universe

Incredible Night Landscape Photography by Andre Brandt

<b>Andre Brandt</b> is a Finish Carpenter by trade and also a hobby photographer currently lives and works in The Pas, Manitoba, Canada. Andre shoots mainly …

Mary Tyler Moore: A Life in Pictures

New Year’s Eve Around the World: Pictures

Florida Keys

Generation Adderall

Have you ever been to Enfield? I had never even heard of it until I was 23 and living in London for graduate school. One afternoon, I received notification that a package whose arrival I had been anticipating for days had been bogged down in customs and was now in a FedEx warehouse in Enfield, an …

Mind

Star-shaped polymer kills superbug strains without antibiotics

Shu Lam, a 25-year-old PhD student at the University of Melbourne's School of Engineering, has developed a polymer that rips apart the cell walls of …

A Matrioshka Brain Is A Computer The Size Of A Solar System

Imagine a computer the size of a solar system. For power, it would use a Dyson sphere—a solar array that completely surrounds the host star to …

Australia Is Drifting So Fast GPS Can't Keep Up

A significant correction must be made by the end of the year for navigation technology to keep working smoothly.<p>Australia is not quite where you think it is. The continent has shifted by 4.9 feet since the last adjustment was made to GPS coordinates in 1994, reports the <i>New York Times</i>.<p>All of the …

NASA - Catalog of Solar Eclipses of Saros 133

Saros Series Catalog of Solar Eclipses<p><b>Saros Series 133</b><p>Introduction<p>The periodicity and recurrence of solar eclipses is governed by the Saros cycle, a …

Jupiter Is Humongous, And This Photo of Its Hellish Moon Proves It

That's Jupiter in the background, btw.<p>You'd be right to doubt whether or not Jupiter actually orbits the Sun, or if you could survive the planet's …

Patriotic Berry Trifle

Heat 1/4 cup sugar, the lemon juice and 1/4 cup water in a saucepan over medium-high heat, stirring, until the sugar dissolves. Remove from the heat …

Baking

4th of July Strawberries

• Place blue sugar in a bowl. In a separate bowl, melt the chocolate in the microwave on 50% power for two minutes. Stir until the bowl is no longer …

Microsoft’s disastrous Tay experiment shows the hidden dangers of AI

Humans have a long and storied history of freaking out over the possible effects of our technologies. Long ago, Plato worried that writing would hurt people’s memories and “implant forgetfulness in their souls.” More recently, Mary Shelley’s tale of Frankenstein’s monster warned us against playing …

Artificial Intelligence

These NASA Technologies Can Help Airplanes Cut Fuel Use By 50%

Huge advances in environmentally friendly air travel are possible, but it will take focus from the industry to make it happen.<p>When the airline industry agreed to the first-ever carbon emissions limits for planes in February, they didn’t go very far. By 2028, the proposed rules would only make new …

Aviation

Conservation news - Environmental science and conservation news

by Eduardo Franco Berton 15 March 2018<p>BENI DEPARTMENT, Bolivia — The sound of hundreds of excited children drowns out the gentle hum of nature. Those …

14 innovations that improved the world in 2014

These aren't just gadgets that charge your devices faster or "groundbreaking" apps — they have potential for lasting impact. They can change the …