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Broadband expansion could trigger dangerous surge in space junk

Increase in orbital traffic from thousands of communications satellites could lead to 50% rise in catastrophic crashes, says study<p>Plans to launch “mega constellations” of thousands of communications satellites to allow for global wireless internet could lead to a rise in collisions and build-up of …

Space Exploration

What is Quantum Entanglement? Part 1: Waves and particles

If you follow science, or science fiction, to any degree, great or small, you’ve probably heard the term “quantum entanglement” before. You may also …

Physics

Looking into the Mandela effect: Why many of us share memories of things that never happened

Tempting as it may to believe, the Mandela effect, as it is known, may not be proof of the existence of a multiverse.<p>Would you trust a memory that …

Cognition

Highly Intelligent People Are Less Traditional, Says Science

While brilliant artists or mad scientists are often stereotyped as social outliers, these people may actually be more intelligent than the masses. A …

Americans Are Wary about Body-Enhancement Technologies

Emerging technologies that draw from biomedical technology, nanotechnology, information technology and other fields are developing at a rapid pace …

Psychedelic space: Nasa reveals vibrant Pluto and more colourful images of the universe

On 12 November, Nasa released an image (above) to the public which depicted dwarf planet Pluto in an array of vibrant colours. The space agency …

Sky spectacle: The Leonid meteor shower is coming

Be sure to keep an eye to the sky this week: The Leonid meteor shower, an annual mid-November treat, will soar across the night sky Tuesday and Wednesday.<p>The Leonids appear to be coming from the constellation Leo the Lion (hence their name) in the east, but they should be visible all the way across …

Astronomy

Science Finally Explains Slackers

There’s a neurological reason for apathy and laziness, according to new research. Inefficient connections between certain areas of the brain may make …

Ray Kurzweil: In The 2030s, Nanobots In Our Brains Will Make Us 'Godlike'

Once we're cyborgs, he says, we'll be funnier, sexier and more loving.<p>Futurist and inventor Ray Kurzweil predicts humans are going to develop emotions and characteristics of higher complexity as a result of connecting their brains to computers.<p>“We’re going to be funnier. We’re going to be sexier. …

Singularity