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Meet The Synestia, A Possible New Type of Planetary Object

It's a bird, it's a plane, it's...a new type of planetary object? Turns out, scientists think it's not just all planets and stars out there: …

Astronomy

Sleeping Their Way To Mars: A Real-World Stasis Chamber For Space Travel

We all know that real space travel and space colonization will not be achieved without the hard work, passion, and courage of people willingly taking …

Moon Mining Mission To Be Launched By Private Company For First Time Ever In 2020

One private company is aiming to be the first to mine for materials on the moon — and they want it to happen in just a few years. Privately owned …

Here's What Scientists Mean When They Say the Universe Could Be a Giant Hologram

The Holographic Universe<p>For decades now, scientists have been investigating the possibility that our Universe is, or once was, a giant hologram, …

Physics

The Future Of Astronomy: Thousands Of Radio Telescopes That Can See Beyond The Stars

How can you see neutral atoms? After all, unless you’re dealing in either reflected light or with atoms that are themselves in an excited state, neutral atoms are some of the most optically boring materials that there are. Atoms are made of negatively charged electrons surrounding a positively …

Astrophysics

We'll see these three planets in the sky this month, and we're geeking out

Everyone, mark your calendars/planners/iPhone reminders because there’s something you definitely don’t want to miss out on this month. Even better? …

Latest Gravitational Wave Finding Goes Beyond Einstein

Some of the faintest signals in the universe could unravel its biggest mysteries.<p>By on<p>Filed Under Astronomy, Data & Physics<p>The revolution will not be …

Do Black Holes Really Have Event Horizons? Einstein’s General Theory Of Relativity Passes Another Test

It is common understanding that all black holes have event horizons — the point beyond which nothing, not even light, can escape the gravitational …