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Newborns or survivors? The unexpected matter found in hostile black hole winds

The existence of large numbers of molecules in winds powered by supermassive black holes at the centers of galaxies has puzzled astronomers since …

Get Over Yourself, America

The rest of the world couldn’t care less about Donald Trump.<p>For the past few weeks, we’ve been deluged by various retrospectives on Donald Trump’s first year in office. Many made valuable contributions to our understanding of this, shall we say, unique figure in U.S. presidential history. Yet all …

Geopolitics

Exploring the Carina Nebula

When astronomers want to look at all the stages of star birth and star death in the Milky Way galaxy, they often turn their gaze to the mighty Carina …

Ripples in Space-Time Might Indicate That We Live in a Multiverse

Hunting for Extra Dimensions<p>As important as gravity is to us here on Earth, it is actually surprisingly weak in comparison to other fundamental …

Physics

Wind generators – buyers’ guide

After a flurry of recent technological developments, <b>Duncan Kent</b> compares the latest high-output wind turbinesThe marine wind generator remains one of …

Pilot Wave Theory Video Will Make You Totally Rethink Quantum Mechanics

Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman has been quoted as saying that it’s safe to say “that nobody understands quantum mechanics.” But even …

The world's first wind-hydro turbines will generate energy even when there's no breeze

One of the biggest challenges wind farms face is how to generate power when there’s no wind. Max Bögl Wind AG and GE Renewable Energy are attempting …

Scientists Accidentally Discover Method to Turn Carbon Dioxide Into Ethanol

A team of scientists in Tennessee accidentally discovered a new method to convert carbon dioxide to ethanol, a finding that could aid the development …

Carbon Dioxide

Here's how much of the world would need to be covered in wind turbines to power the planet

Though the US invested $14.5 billion in wind-power projects last year, wind farms still provide just 4% of the nation's electricity, according to the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA). Globally, that percentage is about the same — teven hough researchers estimate that non-urban wind farms …

Comment on Massive Disruption Is Coming With Quantum Computing by Kyle Webster

Its worth pointing out that the vast majority of algorithms and computations that we utilize will NEVER operate within a quantum computing paradigm. …

A billion stars of the Milky Way captured in astonishing space map of night sky

The most detailed map of the night sky ever produced, which pinpoints the locations of more than one billion stars, was released today.<p>The image is the result of 14 months of sky scanning by the European Space Agency’s Gaia satellite which carries a one-billion pixel camera designed by British …

Universe

This new equation promises to unify physics theories with the help of wormholes

As far as famous equations go, none are more known than <b>Einstein’s</b> <b>E=mc2</b><b>.</b> This insight by Einstein that relates mass and energy has been linked to the …

Quantum Mechanics

Mischa Barton Flaunts Her Killer Bikini Body on Instagram

Mischa Barton proved she’s a perfect 10 with her latest bikini-clad Instagram snap.<p>Posing in a tiny, white two-piece, the 30-year-old actress showed …

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Diane Kruger Says Studio Movies Are 'Not That Interesting to Me Anymore' – and Would Love to Appear on This TV Show

Diane Kruger knows just the medium she wants to infiltrate.<p>“I feel like television has taken over so much that there’s a whole new platform for …

Jennifer Lawrence Looked Hot AF on the Red Carpet Before She Ate It

Classic J.Law.<p>Jennifer Lawrence slinked onto the London premiere of <i>X-Men: Apocalypse</i> last night in a silky silver Dior Haute Couture gown that had a keyhole cutout neckline and cutout sides. With her platinum blonde waves and her bold red lips, she looked <i>icy hot</i> — there's no other way to put it!<p>It …

Red Carpet

How To Instantly Age Cheap Bourbon To Make It Taste Expensive

It just takes four ingredients.<p>Want to bring a bottle of fancy bourbon to your next dinner party, but only have enough in your budget for the cheap stuff?<p>The chefs at America's Test Kitchen discovered the best solution -- age it yourself, instantly.<p>In their new book, "Kitchen Hacks: How Clever …