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Lasers Shooting From the Ant Nebula Reveal It's Hiding Something Huge

Astronomers have spotted an arthropod-shaped nebula shooting off strange lasers, which could only mean there’s more to this nebula’s story than we …

Universe

This physicist’s ideas of time will blow your mind – Quartz

Time feels real to people. But it doesn’t even exist, according to quantum physics. “There is no time variable in the fundamental equations that describe the world,” theoretical physicist Carlo Rovelli tells Quartz.<p>If you met him socially, Rovelli wouldn’t assault you with abstractions and math to …

Physics

Physicists Want to Rebuild Quantum Theory From Scratch

Scientists have been using quantum theory for almost a century now, but embarrassingly they still don’t know what it means. An informal poll taken at …

This discovery could show our universe is teeming with advanced alien civilisations capable of building giant ‘megastructures’

Scientists have made a discovery which could be a crucial step towards proving that our universe is populated by vast numbers of advanced alien …

Astronomers Witness a Galactic "Megamerger" from the Beginning of the Universe

It’s easy to take our quiet cosmic neighborhood for granted. Sure, an asteroid might graze past Earth every now and then, but the sheer chaos seen in …

Universe

General Relativity explained like you've never seen before

A super-quick, super-painless guide to the theory that conquered the universe.<p>scroll down<br>to begin<p>For 100 years, the general theory of relativity has …

A Spooky Quantum Experiment Creates What May Be the Most Entangled Controllable Device Yet

If you’ve read anything about quantum computers, you may have encountered the statement, “It’s like computing with zero and one at the same time.” …

What is relativity? Einstein's mind-bending theory explained

When the theory of relativity appeared in the early 1900s, it upended centuries of science and gave physicists a new understanding of space and time. Isaac Newton saw space and time as fixed, but in the new picture provided by special relativity and general relativity they were fluid and …

Physics

The Inventor of the iPod Explains the Year’s Coolest New Watch

<i>Originally published by Stephen Pulvirent on Hodinkee.</i><p>Just a few days before SIHH 2018 officially opened its doors in Geneva, Belgian watch brand …

For The First Time Human Eggs Have Been Developed to Maturity in a Lab

This is huge.<p>For the first time, scientists have successfully taken human eggs from their earliest stages to maturity in a lab setting.<p>This …

Eggs

Galaxies Rotate in Sync, Raising Dark Matter Questions

The universe is filled with galaxies, and often a large galaxy like our own will have several smaller ones orbiting it. Astronomers looked at one …

The Y chromosome is disappearing – so what will happen to men?

Studies suggest the Y chromosome is on its way out, so what does that mean for the future of the human race?<p>The Y chromosome may be a symbol of …

Tractor beam breakthrough could lead to levitating humans

Tractor beams have made the jump from science fiction to reality in recent years, but only for levitating very small objects. A new breakthrough could lead to futuristic, far out new uses for the technology and open the door to levitating much larger objects, including humans.<p>Engineers from the …

Breakthroughs

First Ever Images of Supermassive Black Hole From Center of Our Galaxy

<i>Credits: NASA/CXC/M.Weiss</i>Well, we've never seen anything like this before...In just a few weeks' time, an international team of scientists plans to …

FDA Just Approved The First-Ever Gene Therapy For an Inherited Disease

History in the making! ?<p>In a historic move, the Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved a pioneering gene therapy for a rare form of …

I met Sophia, the world's first robot citizen, and the way it said goodbye nearly broke my heart

SAN FRANCISCO — Two days after Sophia the humanoid robot became a legal citizen of Saudi Arabia, I had the chance to meet it.<p>Though Sophia has been known to say unkind things, like that it "will destroy humans," it kept things polite on Friday during a presentation at a conference here. In fact, it …

NASA's X3 ion thruster smashes records in test firings

A human settlement on Mars is rapidly moving from science fiction to fact, with Elon Musk envisioning <i>Battlestar Galactica</i>-style fleets blasting off …

Prepare for liftoff! 17 upcoming space missions worth getting excited about

Over the past half century, we’ve blasted a bevy of scientific instruments into the unforgiving vacuum of space in an effort to better understand our …

Space

Looking For Signs of Extraterrestrial Life Just Got a Whole Lot Easier

There's a new test for alien habitability.<p>When it comes to searching for worlds that could support extra-terrestrial life, scientists currently rely …

IT'S OFFICIAL: Gravitational Waves Have Given Us Colliding Neutron Stars!

SCIENCE IS SO AMAZING.<p>For the first time ever, scientists around the world have managed to photograph a collision between two neutron stars, 130 …

NASA's new ion thruster breaks records, could take humans to Mars

Ionic Propulsion from NASA<p>NASA’s new X3 thruster, which is being developed by researchers at the University of Michigan in collaboration with the …

The Multiverse Is Inevitable, And We're Living In It

Imagine that the Universe we observe, from end-to-end, is just a drop in the cosmic ocean. That beyond what we can see, there’s more space, more stars, more galaxies, and more everything, for perhaps countless billions of light years farther than we’ll ever be able to access. And that as large as …

Dark Matter

BAE envisions spinning fixed-wing drones

There are already a number of drones that take off and land vertically, but switch to faster, more efficient fixed-wing flight once airborne. Working …

Aviation

SpaceX's Interplanetary Spaceship and Rocket simulation is out of this world

Elon Musk today gave us our first glimpse at what interplanetary travel and colonization could look like. In an Instagram post, Musk provided a series of five videos offering a look at a computer simulation of the SpaceX Interplanetary Spaceship and Rocket, and how it could, conceivably, one day …

NASA and NOAA Announce Ozone Hole is a Double Record Breaker

NASA and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) scientists report this year's ozone hole in the polar region of the Southern …

The Big Bang Wasn't The Beginning, After All

The Universe began not with a whimper, but with a bang! At least, that’s what you’re commonly told: the Universe and everything in it came into existence at the moment of the Big Bang. Space, time, and all the matter and energy within began from a singular point, and then expanded and cooled, …

Universe

Clean Energy Is Approaching a Tipping Point

The cost of renewables is plunging faster than forecasters anticipated just a few years ago as as technologies like gigantic wind turbines arrive on …

A New Record Nears: The World's Largest Telescope Prepares For Completion

If you want to learn more about the Universe than you ever have before, there’s only so much you can do. You can improve your optics and your seeing, making your mirrors smoother and defect-free than ever before. You can improve your conditions, through adaptive optics or optimizing your …

Hubble Space Telescope

Tesla: Cameras Might Win The Autonomous Race After All

<i><br>Google LIDAR output merged with other data</i><p>I’ve often said that Tesla (TSLA), by not using LIDAR in its autonomous self-driving effort, is putting …

General Motors