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Uber invests millions to build flying taxis in France

Uber wants to build flying taxis in France.<p>The company announced Thursday that it plans to invest €20 million ($23.4 million) in developing an all-electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft in France over the next five years.<p>It will open a new research and development center in Paris, its first …

Flying Car

Center Of The Milky Way Has Thousands Of Black Holes, Study Shows

The supermassive black hole lurking at the center of our galaxy appears to have a lot of company, according to a new study that suggests the monster is surrounded by about 10,000 other black holes.<p>For decades, scientists have thought that black holes should sink to the center of galaxies and …

Black Holes

Photographer Catches 'Boogie Man Nebula' Lurking Behind Light Pollution

The "Boogie Man Nebula" haunts the cosmos in this deep-space image by astrophotographer Jeff Johnson.<p>Also known as Lynds Dark Nebula (LDN) 1622, this …

Cosmology

A strange Supernova with a gamma-ray burst

Scientists build an alien ocean to test NASA submarine

Researchers at Washington State University have constructed a replica of Titan’s oceans to test a NASA submarine for an eventual mission to Saturn’s …

The Next Falcon Heavy Will Carry the Most Powerful Atomic Clock Ever Launched into Space

An ultra-precise atomic clock the size of a four-slice toaster is set to zip into outer space this summer, NASA said.<p>This isn't your average …

SpaceX Hid a Second, Secret Payload Aboard Falcon Heavy, And It Sounds Amazing

Designed to last for millions of years.<p>Elon Musk's personal Tesla might have gotten all the headlines during SpaceX's historic rocket launch last …

West Virginia policeman fired after refusing to shoot suspect settles suit

(Reuters) - A former police officer who said he was fired after not shooting a man wielding an unloaded gun during a domestic dispute agreed to drop his lawsuit against the West Virginia city he worked in after reaching a settlement, his lawyers said on Monday.<p>Stephen Mader arrived at the home in …

Unexpected matter found in hostile black hole winds

Zoomed-in view of the black hole wind at the center of a galaxy. Photo:Northwestern University<p>Galaxy-scale outflow driven by the central black hole. …

Take a Look These Amazing New Photos of Jupiter

No, you’re not looking at a painting or an optical illusion—the image of swirling blues, browns, and grays is a real (enhanced) photo of the planet …

Astronomy