Jules Reid

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Is the moon hollow? Conspiracy theorists think Earth's natural satellite could be 'engineered Death Star'

Conspiracy theorists believe the moon could be a hollow satellite - like the Star Wars Death Star - and could soon be exposed to the world.<p>According …

Designing a Medical 3D Printer For the NASA’s Mars Mission

Not ones to shy away from a mission, the team at NASA have launched another 3D printing challenge, this time one that’s aimed at K-12 students. It’s …

Mars Mission

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People Are Signing Up to Become Citizens of This Space Station

• The newly proposed first state in space is taking citizen applications — Newser<br>• Facebook and Google are going under the sea for a cool project — HuffPost Tech<br>• 3 amazing reasons you're going to want this Tesla drone — TechEBlog<br>• Here's how to DIY leftover LEDs into ghost eyes — Make:<br>• Warning: you might …

Autonomous Cars

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Before the Big Bang there was another universe and a new one will emerge after ours collapses

New model of cosmology reveals the physics of the universe before the Big Bang.<p>The universe started with the Big Bang 13.7 billion years ago, but …

A multinational group wants you to join 'Asgardia' — the first outer-space nation with a mission to defend Earth

A new country called Asgardia, named after Norse mythology's city in the skies, could be the first nation ever created in space. The hope is to embark on a mission to mine asteroids and defend Earth from dangerous meteorites, space debris, and other threats.<p>That is, if everything goes according to …

Space Exploration

Are you smart enough to understand this physicist explain string theory?

Renowned theoretical physicist, Brian Greene, explains string theory as if he's talking to a graduate student of physics and then he boils it down for the rest of us.<p>Greene is the co-founder of the World Science Festival, which has a new initiative called "City of Science" which is a 5-event series …

Game: Canadarm2 Simulator

After completing a few training exercises to get used to the controls, you will be prompted to grapple a module and install it to the International …

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Free trip to Mars, anyone? T-Mobile’s CEO is offering a ride to the red planet

T-Mobile boss John Legere tweeted on Wednesday that when he joined the company, “people thought I was from Mars.” While some may actually still …

T-Mobile

Curiosity Rover Might Just Explore Mars Forever at This Point

Curiosity was originally only going to study Mars for two years, but the brave little rover just kept on keepin’ on, and earlier this month it …

Mars Rover

NASA's Newly Released Images of Mars Are the Next Best Thing to Space Travel

We may not all be able to experience Mars firsthand, but NASA's newly released photos are the next best thing. NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter …

Unprecedented Brain Map Could Reveal Keys to Autism

Mapping Complex Territory<p>A breakthrough method in brain mapping may help us further understand the way our brain works, and may lead to treatment for …

USGS warns California earthquake swarm could set off a massive quake any day now

Following a swarm of smaller earthquakes near Bombay Beach in southern California, the United States Geological Survey is estimating a 1 in 100 …

A Meteor Shower and 8 More Can’t-Miss Sky Events in October

Get ready to see the Green Giant, meteor showers, and more this month.<p>The coming month brings shooting stars, pretty planets, and plenty more reasons to look up at the night sky. You’ll even have the chance to catch the eerie pyramid-shaped zodiacal light.<p>So dust off those binoculars and mark your …

Astronomy

Stopping Light: Physicists Move Quantum Computers Closer to Reality

The light side of quantum computing<p>A team of researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) may have found another work-around to bring us …

Many theories predict existence of magnetic monopoles, but experiments have yet to see them

If you chop a magnet in half, you end up with two smaller magnets. Both the original and the new magnets have "north" and "south" poles.

NASA orbiter reveals 'Shangri-La' on Titan

NASA's Cassini orbiter has imaged a large, dark region with linear sand dunes on Saturn's biggest moon, Titan.<p>New close-up photos of Titan, Saturn's …

NASA's Figuring Out How to Get 'Orion' Out of the Ocean

Everyone makes a big fuss about how to launch rockets up into space, but it’s important to remember that we also need to know how to recover them …

Space Exploration

SpaceX's Red Dragon Will Use Badass New Tech to Land on Mars

SpaceX’s Red Dragon mission to Mars could mark a lot of firsts when it comes to space exploration, but one of the coolest new things about the whole …

Space Travel

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How Much Do Visual Experiences Shape How People Think About Math?

People born without sight appear to solve math problems using visual areas of the brain.A functional MRI study of 17 people blind since birth found …

These hauntingly beautiful images are proof that NASA's Hubble Space Telescope is a gift to mankind

Crab, Carina, Eagle and Orion are among the colorfully explosive nebulae captured by the Hubble Space Telescope.<p>According to reports, scientists at …

Voyager Golden Record: 40th Anniversary Edition: only available through October 20 on Kickstarter

I’ve launched a very special Kickstarter with two friends, Timothy Daly and Lawrence Azerrad. A year in the making (and many more years on our …

Smoking leaves lasting 'footprint' on DNA, leading to risk of cancer & disease – study

Smoking can profoundly damage DNA, altering thousands of genes which can contribute to smoking-related illnesses, including cancers and …

Elon Musk Will Explain How He Wants to Colonize Mars

Elon Musk on Tuesday will finally tell us how SpaceX is going to get us to Mars. Or he’ll give a speech, at least, in which the SpaceX CEO will …

Elon Musk

The secret lives of long-lived particles

A theoretical species of particle might answer nearly every question about our cosmos—if scientists can find it. The universe is unbalanced.Gravity …

Dark Matter Results from First 98.7 Days of Data from the PandaX-II Experiment

Author(s): Andi Tan <i>et al.</i> (PandaX-II Collaboration)The PandaX-II experiment reports results from their first full physics run in search of dark …

How certain are we of the Universe’s ‘Big Freeze’ fate? (Synopsis)

“Even if I stumble on to the absolute truth of any aspect of the universe, I will not realise my luck and instead will spend my life trying to find …