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Newly Discovered Black Hole Is the Farthest Ever Found

Its mass is 800 million times greater than the sun's.<p>A newly discovered supermassive black hole is the farthest ever found.<p>A team of scientists, led …

Universe

Neutron star collision named biggest scientific breakthrough of 2017

The discovery of two neutron stars violently colliding has been named the top scientific breakthrough of 2017 by the journal Science.<p>Scientists from …

What would happen if the moon suddenly blew up

It's no spoiler to say that in Neal Stephenson's 2015 novel "Seveneves," the moon is destroyed.<p>That's because the opening line reads: <b>"The moon blew up with no warning and with no apparent reason."</b><p>We don't how the moon would suddenly explode in the real world — it's unlikely. But the way Stephenson …

Physics

6 high-tech bikes that bring cycling to a new level

<i>By Cat DiStasio</i><p>For cyclists who want to go farther, ride faster and look cooler doing it, there are a lot of options on the market when it comes to high-end bikes. This week we're gawking over a few of the world's most technologically enhanced cycles. Some are electric hybrids; some transform for …

Yamaha built a motorcycle-driving robot, and it's already challenging a world champion

Watch out, Valentino Rossi<p>The Tokyo Motor Show, known for far-out concepts, is underway in Japan. We've already seen some pretty strange designs ourselves, but none of them are anything like what Yamaha just announced: an autonomous, motorcycle-riding humanoid robot called Motobot.<p>There's little …

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How the expansion of the universe is affecting galactic speeds

Warp speed galaxies come up when I talk about the expansion of the Universe.<p>Perhaps it's dark energy acceleration, or the earliest inflationary period of the Universe when EVERYTHING expanded faster than the speed of light.<p>Imagine our expanding Universe. It's not an explosion from a specific place, …

Universe

Spacecraft diving deep into Saturn moon's erupting water jet

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The Cassini spacecraft is about to get an icy shower as it orbits Saturn.<p>On Wednesday, Cassini will storm through a jet …

10 Implantable Wearables that will thrust you into the future

Wearable technology is the next big frontier in the coming years. Wearable products have brought the technological revolution with many companies …

Wearable Tech

Most of the universe is missing — here are 5 ambitious experiments that might find the rest

The other 85% of matter is missing. Scientists call this invisible stuff "dark matter" because we can't see it and, so far, no one has directly detected it.<p>We know dark matter exists only because all the matter that we actually can see can't explain the motion of stars and galaxies in the universe. …

Dark Matter