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Scientists Watch Star Become Black Hole, But They Were Expecting Supernova

Scientists expected to see an enormous star explode in a supernova but they may have watched it collapse into a black hole instead.<p>NASA’s Goddard …

Melania Trump Shimmers in Silver D&G Crystal Flower Pumps for G7 Summit in Sicily

Earlier in the day, Melania Trump made an eye-catching arrival in Sicily in Dolce & Gabbana’s 3D flower jacket with a complementary white dress and …

Donald Trump

Scientists think they found proof of a parallel universe

Scientists believe they may have discovered evidence of a parallel universe that crashed into our own in a galactic impact mirroring a car …

Dark Matter

What Orion looks like as you get farther away from light pollution

What the constellation looks like in the darkest of places vs in cities.<p>Eighty percent of Americans can no longer see the Milky Way where they live.<p>Filmmaker Sriram Murali is here to show themwhat they’re missing.<p>In the following video — which you should do yourself a favor and watch in full screen …

Astronomy

The universe may be a giant broken hologram

For decades, scientists have been toying with the idea that our Universe is — or once was — a giant hologram, where the laws of physics require just two dimensions, but everything appears three-dimensional to us.<p>As you can imagine, it's not an easy hypothesis to prove, but physicists say they now …

Physics

Physics has a dizzying array of subdisciplines. This short video breaks it down.

An 8-minute history of the giant field of physics.<p>Physics can be defined simply as the study of matter and energy. But that simple definition covers an enormous range of topics.<p>There’s the classical physics you learned about in high school: It can explain how much force it takes to slide a box …

Physics

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This Awesome Video Shows The Scale of The Universe in The Best Way Possible

I mean, we knew the Universe was big, but...<p>We get it. The Universe is epic, vast, and unknowable, and Earth is tiny. There are black holes billions …

Universe

The Ultimate Collection of Free Physics Videos

You don’t need to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars or sit through hours of classes in order to understand the fundamental nature of the universe. …

Quantum Mechanics

Greatest Mysteries: Where is the Rest of the Universe?

Scientists trying to create a detailed inventory of all the matter and energy in the cosmos run into a curious problem--the vast majority of it is …

NASA’s New Spacecraft Will Touch The Sun

Scientists at NASA and Johns Hopkins University are working on a space probe that will literally touch the surface of the sun. NASA’s Solar Probe Plus, which is currently being built, will cost $1.5 billion and will carry an array of sensors into the sun’s corona, where they will (hopefully) …

Astronomy

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Curiosity Rover Sees Earth from Mars for 1st Time (Photos)

NASA's Curiosity rover on Mars has captured its first view of Earth from the surface of the Red Planet — a striking image that shows our home planet …

Mars Rover

HISTORIC DISCOVERY: Physicists 'PROVE' God DIDN'T create the Universe

NASAInflation theory: Mind-blowing expansion in nano seconds<p>The colossal question has troubled religions, philosophers and scientists since the dawn …

2 men were just awarded the Nobel Prize in physics for unlocking the secrets of the strangest particle in the universe

The prize goes jointly to Takaaki Kajita of the University of Tokyo in Japan and Arthur B. McDonald of Queen's University in Kingston, Canada "for the discovery of neutrino oscillations, which shows that neutrinos have mass."<p>The two recipients were leaders of two major underground neutrino …

Physics

19 Banned Books That Actually Changed Your Life

"I can honestly say that reading it for the first time saved my life."<p>*The following books were banned by the user's town, school, or library.<p>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.

Books

Space ‘rain’ and black holes solve galactic star-making mystery

For decades, the reason why some galaxies produce more stars than others has remained a mystery. The Milky Way, for instance, produces one new star a year while the Baby Boom Galaxy produces 4,000 per year, or one star every 2.2 hours. On the opposite end of the spectrum, some galaxies are barren, …

Universe

Scientists discover theory-defying black hole 12 billion times the size of the Sun

“Current theory is for a limit to how fast a black hole can grow, but this black hole is too large for that theory”<p>Researchers from Peking University and the University of Arizona discovered what is being called a "monster black hole," which is powering the brightest quasar yet found. Results of …

Universe

Scientists Have Figured Out a Way to Convert Solar Energy Into Liquid Fuel

Researchers at Harvard have discovered how to convert solar energy into liquid fuel, potentially accelerating our switch to the alternative-energy …

National Academy of Sciences

No Big Bang? Quantum equation predicts universe has no beginning

(Phys.org) —The universe may have existed forever, according to a new model that applies quantum correction terms to complement Einstein's theory of …

The 3 ways the universe will end… and how our destruction has already started!

Having a bit of a mid-week slump? Feeling like it’s all meaningless?<p>Here’s something to put it all in perspective.<p>Munich information designers …

Space, Visualised - The Size, Scale And Make-Up Of The Universe In Pictures

Space is ridiculous.<p>Yes, it's big. That much is clear. But just how ridiculously huge isn't always obvious. This is size on the sort of scale where …

Universe

Why can’t the world’s greatest minds solve the mystery of consciousness?

One spring morning in Tucson, Arizona, in 1994, an unknown philosopher named David Chalmers got up to give a talk on consciousness, by which he meant the feeling of being inside your head, looking out – or, to use the kind of language that might give a neuroscientist an aneurysm, of having a soul. …

Consciousness

13 of the Most Amazing Things Discovered in Space This Year

Author: Marcus Woo. Marcus Woo Science<p>Date of Publication: 12.24.14.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Related …

A Stunning Time-Lapse Video Showcasing Auroras as Seen From the International Space Station

A stunning time-lapse video showcases auroras as seen from the International Space Station. The video was compiled by Selmesfilms using images taken …

Space Exploration

This Site Visualizes Your Death

And your birth, plus everything in between.<p>Ever wonder how you fit into the teeming swarm of humanity, statistically? Now in beta, Population.io is a great new site designed by Benedikt Groß (previously featured on Co.Design for his typeface made up of satellite imagery) that visualizes your place …

Population

‘SOARING’, A Short Film That Captures the Real-Time Beauty of Auroras in the Autumn Night Sky in Tromsø, Norway

Photographer Ole C. Salomonsen has captured in his short film, “SOARING,” the incredible beauty of Auroras in the autumn night sky as viewed from his …

Short Films

Short film: What happens when plastic toys go to war

This wonderfully made animation plays up war as something that's actually fun. There are guns that shoot out flowers and grenades that are actually …