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CERN experiments detect very rare particle decay - Futurity

While studying proton collisions at the CERN Large Hadron Collider in Geneva, Switzerland, physicists discovered a rare subatomic process.

Mind blown! Watch this amazing simulation of the Big Bang

Creationists won’t be pleased with this video. Here’s what happened after the Big Bang when our universe was formed<p>Scientists at MIT spent six months creating a simulation of the creation of our universe. The result is a stunning tour de force of supercomputer calculations -- the most detailed, …

What Does Sound Look Like?

When light passes between areas of different air density, it bends. You've probably noticed the way distant pavement seems to shimmer on a hot day, or the way stars appear to twinkle. You're seeing light that has been distorted as it passes through varying air densities, which are in turn created …

How It Works: The Highest-Efficiency Solar Cell

I'm going to soak up the sun.<p>Solar cells typically convert no more than 20 percent of incoming energy into electricity, in part because they capture only certain wavelengths of light. Researchers at Germany’s Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems have developed a solar cell that converts …

Clean Energy

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Amazon Launches Fire TV, a Set-top Box for Video Streaming That Doubles as a Gaming Console

Amazon today unveiled a video streaming device. Called Fire TV, the set-top box can stream video directly to television.<p>The device will compete …

Smart TV

Neil DeGrasse Tyson Likes The Video That Makes Him Sound Stoned

So he showed it at a lecture<p>Astrophysicist and new <i>Cosmos</i> host Neil deGrasse Tyson speaks quickly, efficiently, and entertainingly about the biggest ideas in the universe. But slow down his speech and he sounds absolutely stoned out of his gourd, as a recent video proved. ("How does that work?" he …

Neil deGrasse Tyson

Colossal 'Hole' in Space Could Be Link to Universe Beyond Our Own

Leave this world, travel 6 billion–10 billion light years toward the Eridanus constellation, and you’ll run into a giant cosmic wall of nothingness.<p>A …

Universe

Time's arrow and Boltzmann's entropy

The <b>arrow of time</b> expresses the fact that in the world about us the past is distinctly different from the future. Milk spills but doesn't unspill; …

Robot solves Rubik's Cube in record time

The Cubestormer III robot breaks the Guinness World Record by solving a Rubik's Cube in just 3.253 seconds<p>The Cubestormer III robot which uses ARM processor technology smashed the Guinness World Record title for solving a Rubik's Cube, recording a time of 3.253 seconds at the <b>Big Bang Fair</b> in …

Ontario Tories reject leadership review of Hudak

Ontario Progressive Conservative Leader Tim Hudak has beaten back a threat to his leadership, pulling out all the stops to convince Tory faithful he is the person to take them to victory.<p>Delegates at a London, Ont., party conference made a self-conscious show of unity Saturday afternoon, …

Real-life Wolf of Wall Street says his life of debauchery 'even worse' than in film

Jordan Belfort, who was jailed for 22 months for securities fraud, admits that the Oscar-nominated film based on his memoir had no need to exaggerate the sex and drugs<p>The controversial figure whose memoir formed the basis of Leonardo DiCaprio's unhinged stockbroker in Martin Scorsese's …