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A Dead Simple Tool To Find Out What Facebook Knows About You

A new Chrome extension reveals the unsettling amount of information the company might have on you.<p>If you could measure all the information you consume online, what would you learn about yourself?<p>That’s the question behind the new Chrome extension Data Selfie. Created by developers Hang Do Thi Duc …

Giant Arecibo telescope faces closure

After 53 years, many discoveries and starring roles in movies, funds for the Puerto Rico observatory are under threat<p>It has helped guard our planet from the threat of wayward asteroids, studied some of the most remote bodies in the cosmos and been used to make countless invaluable astronomical …

Universe

Nazi Sub Portrayed in Raiders of the Lost Ark Discovered in the North Atlantic

German researchers have discovered the wreck of U-581, a Nazi sub that sunk near the Azores in February 1942. The 220-foot-long VIIC U-boat—the same …

A Behind-The-Scenes Look At Building The Greatest Space Telescope Of All

So, you want to see farther back into the Universe than ever before? To discover how it grew up; to measure the first stars and galaxies; to view it in a new way and to higher precision than ever before? In principle, it’s a straightforward challenge. Just build a larger primary mirror to gather …

Universe

What is the Alcubierre "Warp" Drive?

It’s always a welcome thing to learn that ideas that are commonplace in science fiction have a basis in science fact. Cryogenic freezers, laser guns, …

This is the closest-ever photo of a 'wavemaker moon' that hides out in Saturn's rings

While trucks across the northwestern US pushed around snow this week, a Mount Everest-size rock near Saturn continued a multicentury effort of clearing its own lane in the planet's expansive disc of icy rings.<p>On Monday, the nuclear-powered Cassini spacecraft flew by the moonlet, called Daphnis, …

NASA video recreates Huygen probe's historic landing on Titan

Before NASA's Cassini probe captured the most detailed images of Saturn we've ever seen, it dropped its companion Huygens on Saturn's largest moon, Titan. The probe's historic landing took place on June 14th, 2005. Now, the space agency has taken the data and actual photos Huygens sent 12 years ago …

Sulfuric acid clouds on Venus hide a 'bizarre' anomaly that spans the entire planet

Venus is hiding something very, very big.<p>Every so often, a wave of hot air rises up from the planet's Hell-like surface and stretches across its entire diameter. The stationary gravity wave, as it's called, hovers about 40 miles (65 kilometers) above the surface in the shape of a flattened "V", …

Ten Extremely Weird Documents in the CIA’s Online FOIA Archives

Nazi gold, UFO sightings, psychic probes of Jupiter, and petty office complaints about soda.<p>On Tuesday, the CIA uploaded 12 million declassified …

9 incredible things we learnt from the CIA's declassified documents - aliens, psychic powers and invisible ink recipes

The CIA has just released around 13 million pages of declassified documents online spanning from the 1940s to the 1990s – <b>so what have we learnt?</b><p>Discussions about assassinating Fidel Castro, information on Nazi war criminals and Cold War surveillance are among the trove of documents released under …

Paranormal

The Man Who Went to Space and Disappeared

Thirty-five years ago, Granger Taylor left a note saying he was boarding an alien spaceship for an interstellar journey. He was never seen again.<p>Today Robert Keller looks out of his office window, thinking about the last time he saw his best friend more than 30 years ago.<p>"Granger and I were …

The CIA Has Released 13 Million Declassified Documents on UFOs and Psychic Experiments

Spooky stuff.<p>The truth is out there—and by there, we mean Google.<p>The CIA has released 13 million pages of declassified documents online due to a lawsuit and a long-term campaign from freedom of information advocates.<p>The full archive, containing almost 800,000 files according to the <i>BBC</i>, spans many …

Paranormal

Has LIGO already discovered evidence for quantum gravity?

Merging black holes are some of the most extreme events in the Universe. Could a modified event horizon reveal quantum gravity?<p><i>“The bedrock nature of</i> …

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Scientists Have Measured The Smallest Fragment of Time Ever

We just witnessed an electron escaping an atom.<p>Our understanding of time and the world around us just got way more precise. Physicists have …

Mysterious unidentified object crashes in Myanmar

A large, unidentified metal object fell from the sky Nov. 10 in the remote mountainous region of Myanmar.<p>The cylindrical object, which is about 12 feet long and 5 feet in diameter, blasted into the village of Lone Khin, near a jade mine. Villagers woke early in the morning to a loud boom and …

The Fact and Fiction of the NASA EmDrive Paper Leak

Mach effect pioneer James Woodward breaks down the significance of a leaked paper detailing the successful test run of NASA’s 'impossible engine.'<p>If humanity ever wants to truly explore the outer reaches of our solar system or travel to other stars, we're going to have to build a better engine for …

Stop stressing and stare at the closest supermoon we've seen in 69 years

Nice.<p>This Monday, the early morning night sky will be treated to an extra special supermoon. You may be asking yourself "what’s the point?"; It feels like there’s a new supermoon every other month, and there are other bigger things to worry about right now. Well, here’s the deal: it’s going to be …

Astronomers have found 'intriguing' shadows in new photos of alien solar systems

The scientists were even able to see "intriguing" shadows cast by clouds of gas and dust in two of the images.<p>The photos could help pop more pieces into the longstanding puzzle of how Earth came to exist.<p>Ask an astronomer how planets form, and she'll say parts of a giant wheel of gas and dust …

Tesla’s new Autopilot will run in ‘shadow mode’ to prove that it’s safer than human driving

Tesla today rolled out a next-generation version of its autonomous driving hardware suite, which the company says the tech should be able to autonomously drive a Tesla from LA to New York, dropping a rider off in Times Square and then going to park itself.<p>But, before Teslas can start driving …

Loud fireball lights up the East Coast sky (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

People from Maryland to Québec may have seen an unusually large and loud fireball in the sky. The American Meteor Society received 510 reports of a …

Get Ready For a Month of Meteor Showers as We Pass Through The Tails of 3 Comets

October is going to be good.<p>Your star-gazing calendar for October is in, and it's going to be a good month.<p>Right now, Earth is passing through the …

Elon Musk Blows Off Steam With SpaceX Conspiracy Theory Tweet

When SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket blew up last month, destroying Facebook’s satellite, it sparked a flurry of speculation over what could have caused it. …

Stop describing a planet as 'Earth-like' unless it really is

The discovery of a new, possibly habitable alien planet is always met by media coverage marked by sweeping pronouncements about our place in the …

NASA Just Flew a Spacecraft Closer to Jupiter Than Ever Before

Nailed it.<p>NASA’s Juno spacecraft just completed a record-breaking flyby of Jupiter, snapping some incredible pictures as it soared over the tops of …

Earth Just Narrowly Missed Getting Hit by an Asteroid

The asteroid missed the Earth by less than a quarter of the distance to the Moon.<p>On Saturday, astronomers discovered a new asteroid, just a few hours before it almost hit us.<p>The asteroid is called 2016 QA2, and it missed the Earth by less than a quarter of the distance to the moon. That puts it …

DARPA Wants Long-Lasting Super-Precise Portable Atomic Clocks

Time for an upgrade<p>Seconds can make the difference between life and death on the battlefield. That’s why DARPA, the Pentagon’s future projects wing, wants better, portable atomic clocks, small enough to go into battery-powered devices. While GPS receivers can pick up the precise time from the …