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Astronomers weigh up Milky Way

<b>The Milky Way is lighter than astronomers previously thought, researchers have concluded.</b><p>A team of scientists led by the University of Edinburgh found it has about half the mass of a neighbouring galaxy, known as Andromeda.<p>Their estimates come from working out the mass of invisible matter found in …

How to Buy Auto Parts Without Getting Screwed

If you don't know how to shop for auto parts, you're going to wind up overspending, buying the wrong stuff, or both. These 10 tricks of the trade will help you score the parts you need at the lowest possible cost. Originally published at Road & Track.<p>If you don't know how to shop for auto parts, …

All-electric Formula racing car shows vision of ‘cool’ tech at CES

LAS VEGAS – If electric Teslas don’t seem cool enough to you, maybe the all-electric racing car that made its first public appearance Monday afternoon at the International CES can change your mind. Check out the video above first.<p>This Spark-Renault SRT_01E, which made its first public driving …

Black Holes May Explode Into 'White Holes' And Pour All Their Matter Into Space, Physicists Say

Black holes might end their lives by transforming into their exact opposite — 'white holes' that explosively pour all the material they ever swallowed into space, say two physicists. The suggestion, based on a speculative quantum theory of gravity, could solve a long-standing conundrum about …

Black Holes: Facts, Theory & Definition

Black holes are some of the strangest and most fascinating objects found in outer space. They are objects of extreme density, with such strong …

The Cosmos Made Conscious — Do Black Holes Explode When They Die?

The Strangest Black Holes in the Universe

Photo Credit: Alain R. | Wikimedia Commons<p>Slide 1 of 22<p>Introduction<p>Black holes are gigantic cosmic monsters, exotic objects whose gravity is so …

Black Holes

Mercedes teases its all-new AMG GT supercar again by unveiling its space-age, hand-built V8

<i>Like a torturing puzzle game, Mercedes’ is slowly unveiling the new AMG GT piece by piece.</i><p><i>The German car manufacturer officially revealed the</i> …

The Moons and Rings of Uranus

Home <br>____________<p>Sol <br>____________<p>Mercury ____________<p>Venus<br>____________<p>Earth &<br>Earth's Moon<br>____________<p>Mars ____________<p>Jupiter ____________<p>Saturn …

Astronomy

Galaxy's Huge Black Hole Puts on Spectacular Fireworks Show (Video)

The supermassive black hole at the center of a far-off galaxy is putting on a fireworks display of cosmic proportions.<p>Scientists captured the …

Book Review: Neil Armstrong - A Life of Flight by Jay Barbree

“Neil Armstrong – A Life of Flight” is a thoroughly enjoyable new biography about the first human to set foot on the Moon on NASA’s Apollo 11 mission …

Space Science

Why Hawking is Wrong About Black Holes

A recent paper by Stephen Hawking has created quite a stir, even leading Nature News to declare there are no black holes. As I wrote in an earlier …

Black Holes

Spinning black hole: Scientists measure supermassive black hole rotating at nearly the speed of light.

Black holes are the Universe’s ultimate garbage disposals: Stuff falls in, and never gets back out. It can’t. To get out, you’d have to travel faster …

Scientists Solve A Longstanding Mystery At The Heart Of Supermassive Black Holes

These outflows can sweep up and heat material, playing a pivotal role in the formation and evolution of massive galaxies. Not only have astronomers observed them across the visible Universe, they also play a key ingredient in theoretical models.<p>But the physical nature of the outflows themselves has …

PM/AM: White Holes Are the New Black Holes

Stories, videos, and our thoughts on big news you might have missed.<p><i>Welcome to PM/AM, Popular Mechanics' morning briefing on the top science and tech stories for today.</i><p>Is there a back end to a black hole? Does the stuff that a black hole sucks up go anywhere, or does it only get compressed into a …

Black Holes