Kathleen Deschamps

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Satanic Temple unveils goat-headed statue in Detroit

A crowd of several hundred gathered Saturday night to see Detroit’s newest resident: A 9-foot, 2,000-pound statue of a goat-headed occult idol named Baphomet.<p>The Satanic Temple unveiled the bronze figure to an estimated 700 attendees at an undisclosed location. The group’s initial venue canceled …

Why Nepal is vulnerable to earthquakes

Scientists are now analysing seismic data in an effort to understand the strongest earthquake to hit Nepal in more than 80 years, which has left more than 3,000 people dead.<p>The Earth's crust is made of large tectonic plates. These land masses, which sometimes include whole continents, are …

Audi Has Invented "Blue Crude," An Alternative Fuel Made of Water, Air and Renewable Energy

Audi introduces “Blue Crude,” an alternative fuel made of water and carbon dioxide. Produced as a<p>Audi introduces “Blue Crude,” an alternative fuel made of water and carbon dioxide. Produced as a clean, sustainable and environmentally friendly alternative to gas, the new “blue crude” fuel begins by …

Facebook quietly dumped Skype before launching its own video calling feature

Social media can make a relationship a lot more complicated. Take, for example, Facebook and Microsoft’s Skype.<p>Back in 2011, they were the happiest of couples, telling everybody how they were working together to make video calling in Facebook Messenger a reality.<p>“[Then-Microsoft CEO] Steve …

Nazi surrender order to be auctioned in New York

Marooned on a naval base in north-west Germany, pinned down by advancing Allied forces and with Adolf Hitler dead, the last leader of the Third Reich hammered out a surrender order.<p>Seventy years later his telex will be auctioned in New York, the flimsy sheet of pink expected to fetch US$20,000 to …

BA video: V838 Monocerotis.

Something like 20,000 light-years from Earth lies a bizarre object.<p>Dubbed V838 Monocerotis—the 838th variable star found in the constellation …

Universe

This Crazy 'Harry Potter' Theory Actually Makes A Lot Of Sense

One crazy "Harry Potter" theory has been floating around the Internet like someone used <i>Wingardium Leviosa</i>, but the most maddening thing about it is that it makes a lot of sense.<p>In the books, it's a bit confusing why the Dursleys are so horrible to Harry. He's just a regular kid who lives in a …

Christopher Eccleston Revealed Why He Left ‘Doctor Who’

Christopher Eccleston played The Doctor for only 13 episodes of <i>Doctor Who</i> in 2005. Despite fan support, he left for reasons that weren’t clearly explained; he’s only said vague things about how he “didn’t agree with the way things were being run” or that he didn’t like “the culture that grew up …

TV Series

This Cosmic Ring Photo Is the One to Rule Them All

A new image of an extremely distant galaxy looks like it was the inspiration for the "One Ring" in "The Hobbit," but it's actually the result of …

Universe

How Did Moon Form? Violent Cosmic Crash Theory Gets a Boost

The formation of the moon has long remained a mystery, but new studies support the theory that the moon was formed from debris left from a collision between the newborn Earth and a Mars-size rock, with a veneer of meteorites coating both afterward.<p>Earth was born about 4.5 billion years ago, and …

Astronomy

Big, beautiful photos of the giant flying saucer NASA is using to send humans to Mars

Instead of transporting aliens across the universe (as portrayed in sci-fi films), rocket-powered flying saucers could send the first humans to the surface of Mars.<p>At least, if everything goes according to NASA's plans.<p>Right now, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California is testing its …

NASA Chief Scientist Is Sure We'll Find Alien Life Within 20 Years

The truth is out there<p>NASA is certain: We’re not alone in this universe.<p>Speaking at a public panel on Tuesday in Washington D.C., NASA scientists discussed the likelihood of finding organic life in our solar system. Given the surprising number of oceans residing throughout our celestial home, they …

The ‘God Particle’ – A Christian Perspective

The “God particle” or the Higgs Boson particle relates to the Standard Model (SM) theory of particle physics. The name derives from the name of the …

Physics

The crazy phenomena that caused 2 men to sue the machine that brought us the Higgs boson

The LHC is a monster machine made of a long tunnel wrapped around in the shape of a 17-mile-wide underground circle. When it was completed in 2008, the scientific community saw it as a marvelous feat of engineering, but some saw it not as a miraculous achievement but a dangerous threat.<p>Months …

The Large Hadron Collider Is Back In Action

Yesterday, scientists at the Large Hadron Collider successfully turned it on, injecting two proton beams moving in opposite directions into the massive particle accelerator. The particles will be travelling at a relatively low energy at first of 450 GeV so that the operators of the can ensure that …

What next for the Large Hadron Collider?

<b>The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) has been restarted after a two-year shutdown.</b><p>Physicists hope it could lead to discoveries that could potentially represent the biggest revolution in physics since Einstein's theories of relativity.<p>Among them is Prof Jordan Nash from Imperial College London, who is …

Physics

Human genetic engineering demands more than a moratorium

Sheila Jasanoff, J. Benjamin Hurlbut and Krishanu Saha

Genetics