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Earth's core is 2.5 years younger than its crust due to some eerie physics

If it sounds impossible to you that the surface of our planet is actually older than its inner core, prepare to have you mind blown, because according to new calculations, the inside of Earth is actually 2.5 years younger than the outside.<p>How is that even possible? Well, it all comes down to the …

Physics

Large Hadron Collider discovers new particle

They’re calling them pentaquarks. What you need to know of the latest discovery about the tiny particles that make up our world.<p>The Large Hadron …

Physics

Heavy metal upgrade to detect antimatter

Ben Still describes new plans to upgrade a huge tank of water surrounded by light detectors, so that it can detect antineutrinos<p>Heavy metal is being added to one of the worlds largest particle physics experiments to allow it to see antimatter for the first time¹. For years the Super Kamiokande …

Physics

WATCH: Here's Why Raindrops Are Mathematically Impossible

Mind = blown.<p>"There's a lot of physics going on in raindrops, says Henry Reich in the latest episode of MinutePhysics. "Cohesion, adhesion, air …

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

Can you do the maths puzzle for Vietnamese eight-year-olds that has stumped parents and teachers?

Forget Singapore.<p>The latest brain-mangling maths puzzle to hit the news is from Vietnam.<p>It’s posted above. You need to fill in the gaps with the digits from 1 to 9 so that the equation makes sense, following the order of operations - multiply first, then division, addition and subtraction …

Mathematics

Resurrected Large Hadron Collider Smashes Protons, And Speed Records

And this was only a test...<p>The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) has hosted a number of major scientific achievements, not the least of which was the thrilling discovery of the elusive Higgs boson particle.<p>Now, the massive particle accelerator has done it again, smashing protons together at …

The Air Force's Secret Space Plane Will Launch Tomorrow

And it’s testing out its new Darth Vader-style engines<p>Tomorrow, the Air Force is scheduled to send its secret space plane back into orbit for undisclosed purposes. The two X-37Bs--unmanned, shuttle-like craft--have already spent over three and a half years in orbit. The Air Force, despite “air” in …