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Pluto's moon Charon may have had an ancient ocean

New Horizons photos suggest frozen water made Charon bigger<p>Pluto's moon Charon may have expanded when a sub-surface ocean froze, according to NASA. Images recorded by the New Horizons probe's flyby show "pull apart" faults on Charon's surface, suggesting the moon expanded in its past, fracturing …

Robots could learn human values by reading stories, research suggests

Scientists have been running tests where artificial intelligences cultivate appropriate social behaviour by responding to simple narratives<p>More than 70 years ago, Isaac Asimov dreamed up his three laws of robotics, which insisted, above all, that “a robot may not injure a human being or, through …

Opinion: 10 of Google’s smartest and wildest new projects

Most people know Google as the world’s most widely used search engine. (It handles more than 3 billion searches a day.)<p>But Google Search, although …

Five-dimensional black hole could 'break' general relativity

Researchers have shown how a bizarrely shaped black hole could cause Einstein's general theory of relativity, a foundation of modern physics, to …

Theory of Relativity

5 reasons why you should care about the discovery of gravitational waves

A big press conference was held, and physicists around the world celebrated.<p>The discovery was even compared to Galileo looking through a telescope for the first time.<p>So why all the fanfare? Why are gravitational waves such a huge deal?

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PS4 owners can play online for free this weekend

If you prefer to play video games solo, there's a chance you haven't bought a PlayStation Plus subscription for your PS4. Sony wants that monthly fee though, so to tempt you it's organised another one of its "free multiplayer weekend" promotions in the US. As the name implies, you'll be able to …

The radical plan to destroy time zones

Last Summer, North Korea did something a little odd. On the 70th anniversary of Korea's liberation from Japanese occupation, the closed and authoritarian state announced it was permanently turning its clocks back half an hour. The country was creating its own time zone: Pyongyang time.<p>As a plan, it …

North Korea

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That Dragon, Cancer: the video game that takes death seriously

A grieving father’s heartbreaking memorial for his son demonstrates that the genre can be about more than entertainment<p>Video games have long enjoyed making entertainment out of conflict, but mainly from the infantilisation and the belittling of what is at its heart. As Simon Parkin explored in his …

25 Timeless RPGs You Need to Play Before You Die

The Phantasy Star series is Sega's crowning RPG jewel. Because it was released in the U.S. before Square's Final Fantasy, the game gave many Sega Master System gamers their first-ever taste of the role-playing genre. It wouldn't be until 1995, however, until Sega would perfect the series with the …