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Strawberry Moon 2018: How to Catch This Sweet Event Alongside Rare Saturn Views

Much like its namesake, the event is a real treat.<p>Hot on the heels of the Summer Solstice, June’s waxing moon will reach its full lunar phase in the …

Astronomy

Stephen Hawking, who unlocked the secrets of space and time, dies at 76

LONDON (Reuters) - Stephen Hawking, who sought to explain the origins of the universe, the mysteries of black holes and the nature of time itself, died on Wednesday aged 76.<p>Hawking's formidable mind probed the very limits of human understanding both in the vastness of space and in the bizarre …

Stephen Hawking

A stunning discovery about the start of the universe

<b>(CNN) —</b> For millennia, humans have sat under a clear midnight sky and marveled at the spectacle emblazoned across the heavens. The stars seem eternal, as if they have always been there. But there's just one problem.<p>It isn't so.<p>The universe was once entirely dark, with nary a light anywhere …

Universe

First light which ever shone in universe picked up by astronomers in 'revolutionary' breakthrough

The first light which ever shone in the universe has been detected by astronomers scouring the skies for the earliest stars.<p>Using a simple radio antenna positioned in the quietest place on Earth - the western Australian desert - scientists picked up a signal of the long-sought ‘cosmic dawn.’<p>The …

How gravitational waves attracted a Nobel Prize

The 2017 Nobel prize for physics was awarded to scientists who helped pioneer the discovery of ripples in the fabric of spacetime, known as …

LIGO

The most valuable data tech companies collect about you

The privacy debate tends to focus on how big companies handle "private" information like Social Security Numbers, credit histories, financial …

This Is How Much the Top TV Actors Make Per Episode

<i>Variety</i>’s annual roundup of the TV actors’ salaries is here, and it’s eye-opening, to say the least.<p>Topping the list of episodic salaries for a drama …

This Pitcher of Strawberry Mojitos Has a Smart Secret

Reserve 6 whole strawberries for garnish. Hull and then slice the remaining strawberries and place in a pitcher. Add the lime juice and sugar and …

5 Best Online Businesses to Start This Year (Infographic)

The internet provides a number of opportunities for aspiring entrepreneurs.<p>1 min read<p>There’s no better time to start an online business. Today, most retailers are finding that a good deal of their sales come from online shoppers. However, it doesn’t stop there -- nearly every industry is moving …

NASA Scientists Watch A Star Turn Into A Black Hole Before Their Very Eyes

"It went out with a whimper instead of a bang."<p>It’s not everyday that you get to witness the birth of a black hole, and yet that it precisely what …

Black Holes

What Happens to a Black Hole When it Stops Being a Black Hole Due to Hawking Radiation?

Black holes are one of the universe’s phenomena that are had scientists baffled for years, and probably will do for a number of more years. But, one …

Ask Ethan: Why Can't I See Mercury Without A Telescope?

Since ancient times, humans have known of five planets — or “wandering stars” — in the sky: Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn. Each of them appears to move against the backdrop of stars from night-to-night, rather than staying in the same fixed position like the other points of light do. But …

This Giant Group of Whales Is Definitely Up to Something

You may have heard the story of Whale 52, otherwise known as the world’s loneliest whale — the one that’s spent years swimming solo through the …

Why don't humans have a penis bone? Scientists may now know

Speed of human mating might be behind the lack of a baculum in humans, suggests study tracing bone’s evolution<p>It can be as long as a finger in a monkey. In the walrus, it can be two feet long. But the human male has lost it completely. And researchers are a little stumped.<p>Known as the baculum to …

Biology

Canada PM warns Brussels: if you won't do a trade deal with us, what is the point of the EU?

Justin Trudeau, Canada's prime minister, has warned the EU that failure to endorse a trade deal with the G7 economy risked sending the wrong message to the world.<p>World leaders are expected to meet in Brussels later this month to formally sign the so-called Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement …

How a star cluster ruled out MACHOs

Roughly 27% of the mass and energy in the observable universe is made up of "dark matter"—matter invisible to us, which is neither accounted for by …

6 Habits Of People Who Accomplish Everything On Their To-Do Lists

Does your to-do list take days to complete? Some people have figured out the secrets to getting everything done on time.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>Few things are quite as fulfilling as scratching that …

Time Management