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A Nearby Earth-Size Planet May Have Conditions for Life

There’s a new place to look for life in the universe.<p>Astronomers announced on Wednesday the discovery of an Earth-size planet around a small red star in our corner of the galaxy. The planet could hold liquid water and conditions favorable for life.<p>The star, Ross 128, is not the closest with a …

Universe

DARPA's new brain device increases learning speed by 40%

Cheap and Non-Invasive<p>New research funded by the U.S. Department of Defense’s Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA) has successfully …

The Brain

In the Era of Civilian Space Travel, What Laws Do We Bring with Us?

Michael Driver<p>Space travel technology, such as the space elevator, will bring average citizens beyond Earth’s atmosphere sooner than you’d think. What will that do to our understanding of our worlds?<p>What if getting into space was as easy as stepping into an elevator? A 60,000-mile shaft that …

NSA contractor leaked US hacking tools by mistake, Kaspersky says

User downloaded malware while pirating Microsoft Office before running virus scan on machine containing confidential software, says Russian firm’s founder<p>An incredible sequence of security mistakes led to a US National Security Agency contractor leaking his own confidential hacking tools to Russian …

National Security Agency (NSA)

New York City could see 'once-in-a-lifetime' floods every 5 years

Over the next three decades, New York City could be in danger of getting hit with storms that occurred once every 500 years, every 5 years, according to a new study.<p>The study, performed by researchers at several universities and published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of …

The universe shouldn't exist, scientists say after finding bizarre behaviour of anti-matter

Our universe shouldn't exist, scientists say.<p>The most elite scientists in the world are still struggling to find why exactly our universe didn't …

Marc Benioff, Ashton Kutcher, and even Michael Jordan poured millions into a startup that helps programmers make Google money from home

If you're a software programmer who wants to command a Silicon Valley salary, you typically need to live in or near Silicon Valley.<p>Gigster wants to change that.<p>The 4-year-old Silicon Valley startup pairs companies in need of software developers with freelance programmers from around the world who …