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Paradox at the heart of mathematics makes physics problem unanswerable

Gödel’s incompleteness theorems are connected to unsolvable calculations in quantum physics.<p>A logical paradox at the heart of mathematics and …

Microsoft Lumia 950 review: Not a flagship, but a first step

After years of misguided attempts at mobile, Microsoft is ready for a fresh start. While Windows Phone 8 and 8.1 mostly just <i>looked</i> like their desktop counterparts, Windows 10 Mobile aspires to something even more substantial. This time, Microsoft tried to build a mobile platform -- and a phone -- …

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Ancient finds, modern laws: U.S. investigates doctor over 30,000 artifacts

In one photograph, Dr. Jonathan Bourne crouches over an ancient wooden bow sticking out of a melting glacier in the High Sierra. In another picture, he is digging the bow out of the ice with a rock.<p>The photos of Bourne, an anesthesiologist at Mammoth Hospital, appeared on a hiking-club website — …

Aeroscraft Shows Off Its Giant Airship

A second age of dirigibles is moving ahead<p>Lighter than air vehicles are, for the most part, relics of a distant past. The first Zeppelin age ended with cries of “oh, the humanity.” One problem of the Hindenburg was its reliance on flammable hydrogen, but modern airships take advantage instead of …

Long-Lost GoPro Found After Falling From The Edge Of Space

2013 video of the Grand Canyon from space resurfaces, is awesome<p>In 2013, some friends attached a GoPro camera to a weather balloon, as was the fashion in those days. Encased in a 3D printed body, they drove to their launch site, 20 miles west of the Grand Canyon. The camera captured its journey on …

New Pluto images confirm it as a world of mysteries

As celestial bodies go, Pluto is far more surprising than anyone could have expected.<p>“Pluto is showing us a diversity of landforms and complexity of processes that rival anything we’ve seen in the solar system,” said New Horizons Principal Investigator Alan Stern, of the Southwest Research …

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New species of human found

Scientists say they have found a total of 1,550 bones representing 15 individuals. They say it’s the largest fossil hominin find on the African …

British Atlantis: archaeologists begin exploring lost world of Doggerland

Archaeologists at the University of Bradford will be taking deep sea core samples to find the DNA of Doggerland to reconstruct the environment<p>A lost world off the British coast which was flooded by the rising North Sea thousands of years ago, is finally to reveal its secrets.<p>The ancient country of …