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Classic Sega Games Coming To Nintendo Switch This Summer

Sega is bringing a slate of its classic titles to Nintendo Switch. During the Sega Fes event in Japan, the publisher announced Sega Ages, a lineup of retro Sega games that are coming to North America, Europe, and Japan later this year.<p>The first batch of Sega Ages titles will be available this …

Retrogaming

How An Eames Lounge Chair Is Made

Made from molded plywood and leather, the Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman is one of the most iconic pieces of furniture ever made. The piece was …

Grand Rapids

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Earth-like planet with atmosphere discovered just 39 light years away

In a development that has astronomers giddy with excitement, a new study published in <i>Astronomical Journal</i> has confirmed the existence of the first …

This New Phenomenon Squeezes Electrons to Speeds Physicists Didn't Even Know Were Possible

Now entering 'superballistic' mode.<p>Imagine you've got 50 people all trying to squeeze through the same doorway at the same time. That stress-filled …

Quantum Mechanics

Empty Space Isn't Empty, And Quantum Researchers Now Have Direct Evidence

If there's one thing you need to know about the quantum world, it's that things aren't what you expect them to be. Nothing, for example. In classical …

Quantum Mechanics

Physicists Find That as Clocks Get More Precise, Time Gets More Fuzzy

The weight of time.<p>Time is weird – in spite of what we think, the Universe doesn't have a master clock to run by, making it possible for us to …

Quantum Mechanics

Ask Ethan: If The Universe Is Expanding, Why Aren't We?

One of the biggest scientific surprises of the 20th century was the discovery that the Universe itself is expanding. Distant galaxies recede from us and from one another more quickly than the nearby ones, as though the fabric of space itself is being stretched. On the largest scales, the matter and …

Black Holes

Cosmic Superclusters, The Universe's Largest Structures, Don't Actually Exist

On the largest scales, the Universe looks like a vast cosmic web. Stars link up into galaxies, which are clustered together in galactic groups. Many groups bound together lead to galaxy clusters, and occasionally clusters merge together, creating even larger clusters. Many clusters together, …

Cosmology

Astronomers Just Found More Evidence of a New Type of Black Hole

Black holes keep getting stranger.<p>Black holes are among the most mysterious objects in the Universe. But they have one thing in common - most of the …

Black Holes

What’s Still Missing From The AI Revolution

AI is full of promise–and potential dangers. Five key challenges lie ahead, according to IBM Watson’s former general manager.<p>Artificial intelligence is a young field full of nearly unlimited potential that remains largely misunderstood by most people. We’ve come a long way since Watson won Jeopardy …

Artificial Intelligence

Astronomers Have Spotted a Black Hole So Ravenous, It's Pushing The Limits of Physics

The Universe's hungriest black hole.<p>Astronomers have discovered a giant black hole that's so hungry, it's been gorging on a star for more than a …

Universe

Scientists Have a Crazy Hunch About Why the Sun Is Spinning Too Slowly

Physicists have long known that the Sun spins, like the Earth. But a few decades ago, they realized the surface of the Sun spins more slowly than …

Physics

Sorry, Einstein - Physicists Just Reinforced The Reality of Quantum Weirdness in The Universe

There's no avoiding that "spooky action at a distance."<p>One of the strangest phenomena you're likely to come across in all of science is quantum …

Quantum Mechanics

Galaxy-Sized Lenses Confirm It: The Universe Is Expanding Faster Than We Ever Expected

Physics can't explain it.<p>By measuring the way light bends around distant galaxies, a group of astronomers have verified earlier findings that our …

Universe

New Measurements of the Universe Expanding Tell a Confusing Story

Humans don’t know much about the universe, but we do know that most of the gravity holding it together—around 85 percent of it—comes from something …

Universe

Now We Know Why All Those Galaxy Note 7s Exploded

It proves that safety is one of the most important elements of good design.<p>If you’ve flown at all in recent months, you’ve likely heard the warnings–don’t bring a Samsung Galaxy Note 7 on board, since it might spontaneously combust.<p>Now the company has released results of an official investigation …

Galaxy Note

Colossal diamond’s eerie glow Earns It a Fiery Name

Several weeks before it went on display in mid-November at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History, minerals curator Jeff Post stood in …

Researchers are giving religious leaders psychedelic drugs in the interest of science

Despite the fact that psychedelic drugs have been used for millennia as medicine in ritualistic ceremonies, there remain many questions in the scientific community about the relationship between their spiritual qualities and healing potential. Researchers at Johns Hopkins and New York Universities …

Psychedelia

Elements Of Life Discovered Everywhere In The Milky Way

For a long time, humanity has known that the raw ingredients for life weren’t created at the same time as the Universe, but rather needed to be created, over time, from previous generations of stars. Measuring and mapping the abundances of the individual stars within the Milky Way has previously …

Universe

How smartphone light affects your brain and body

There's something incredibly powerful about the blue lights that the designers of our smartphone, tablet, and laptop screens have been able to create. The lights in these screens glow so bright that we can see them even during a sunny day. At night, they're bright enough that they've been compared …

Sleep

Cold fusion: Science's most controversial technology is back

SCIENCE has had its share of embarrassing moments. Take Piltdown man, the missing link in human evolution exposed as a fraud after 40 years. Or the …

Weekly Roundup: Everything Apple announced at iPhone 7 launch event and more.

We all had a long week of work, school and maybe vacation (some of us) and after spending some time relaxing with family, friends; we'll mostly spend …

Galaxy Note

Spectacular editors' picks from early 2016 National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year entries

Editors' picks: National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year 2016<p><i>Photo by Nancy Elwood/2016 National Geographic Nature Photographer of the …

Nature Photography
Teens

Sony shows HDR and HFR for live production and much more

In our coverage of JVC's IBC 2016 showing, we remarked that product development cycles don't always line-up squarely with the exhibition schedule, …

Want to blow up things in space? Here’s an app that let’s you do it.

If you have an appetite for cosmic destruction, there’s now an app for that, developed by the venerable PBS science series NOVA.<p>NOVA Black Holes, a free iPad game, lets you hurl a star at other celestial objects while navigating an increasingly complex minefield of stars, planets and black holes. …

Black Holes

Kids These Days: 1904

New York, 1904. "Goat carriages in Central Park." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

Do trees have feelings too? One expert says they do

When I began my career as a forester in western Germany’s Eifel mountains, I knew as much about the hidden life of trees as a butcher knows about the emotional life of animals. The forestry industry produces lumber; it fells trees and then plants new seedlings. If you read the professional …

Why our DNA isn’t the whole story of ourselves

“There is no one alive who is youer than you.” So said Dr Seuss, who could have added “and there never has nor ever will be, too.” Your genome, the total collection of DNA that resides in your cells, is yours alone for all of human history. That precise remix of your parents’ DNA will never be …

Genetics