Lily Romero

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See the Moon Dance with Jupiter Tonight! Where to Look

Tonight (June 3), assuming your skies are reasonably clear, you can finish your day by stepping outside and witnessing a rendezvous of two of the …

31 Books You Won't Be Able To Stop Thinking About

~I just can't get you out of my head~

Scientists may have found evidence of a parallel universe

The idea that we might be living in just one of an infinite number of universes has been fodder for scientific debate and sci-fi movie plots for a long time, but coming up with evidence to support the theory has been hard to come by. Now, researchers have discovered something in space that they …

Star Should Have Gone Supernova, But it Imploded Into a Black Hole Instead

Collapsing stars are a rare thing to witness. And when astronomers are able to catch a star in the final phase of its evolution, it is a veritable …

10 Things I’ve Let Go and How This Has Set Me Free

<b>“I do not fix problems. I fix my thinking. Then problems fix themselves.”</b> <i>~</i> <b>Louise Hay</b><p>Looking back on my life, I came to understand that perfection was …

Positive Thinking

How to Center Yourself Within 60 Seconds

Looking back on the past 24 hours, were you mainly calm or reactive?As you worked, were you focused or scattered?In the evening, did you feel …

Have Spare Time? Try To Discover A Planet

Astronomers are offering the general public a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity: the chance to discover a new planet in our solar system.<p>Many astronomers now think there may be a massive, undiscovered planet lurking in the far reaches of our solar system. Right now, however, the existence of this …

How an Interstellar Starship Could Actually Explore Alpha Centauri

Last year, Stephen Hawking and Russian billionaire Yuri Milner hatched an ambitious plan to send a tiny probe to the Alpha Centauri star system. …

Astronomy

7 Scientific Ways to Stop Complaining and Enjoy a Happier Life

Kill the habit of complaining and watch your life change.<p>Research shows that habitual complaining affects us mentally, emotionally, and physically. Such behavior may cause or worsen stress, sapping our energy and desire to pursue our dreams.<p>Above all that, it just doesn't feel good to complain, or …

Happiness

Pull Quote

New online tool enables anyone with Internet access to search satellite images for ancient ruins.<p>She’s been described as a hybrid of Indiana Jones and Google Earth. Now archaeologist Sarah Parcak—who pioneered the use of satellite imagery to discover lost cities and buried ruins—has an ambitious …

Archaeology

The Only 5 Tips You Need to Live a Better & Struggle-Free Life in 2017

We all hope for a life free of struggles and challenges. And, even though we know our “ideal” life won’t actualize overnight, we stay strong and …

The Earth Is Farting on the Moon

The man in the Moon knows a lot more about us than we think. For instance, it’s keeping tabs on the air we breath by collecting samples of it.<p>Kaguya, …

Astronomy

Scientists Create A New Kind Of Matter: Time Crystals

The crystals' patterns repeat not in space, but in time.<p>Crystals are structures in which a pattern of atoms or molecules repeats in space. Now, two teams of researchers have figured out that crystals' repeating patterns can also exist through time. These "time crystals," detailed in a new paper in …

Do you sabotage yourself with worry?

Lots of us begin the new year with exciting goals. One of my friends is finishing her first book, another is taking a licensing exam, and a third is …

Five Books That Genuinely Improved My Happiness And Mental Health

Reading itself has been proven to be good for your mental health, but it was only recently I realised that reading <i>about</i> improving your mental health …

Happiness

Scientists Predict Star Collision Visible To The Naked Eye In 2022

Scientists predict that a pair of stars in the constellation Cygnus will collide in 2022, give or take a year, creating an explosion in the night sky so bright that it will be visible to the naked eye.<p>If it happens, it would be the first time such an event was predicted by scientists.<p>Calvin College …

Universe

The Valancourt Book of Horror Stories

I’ve been following Valancourt Books almost since they started publishing books back in 2005 (and of course I’ve written a number of book intros for …

13 Brilliant DIY Mug Racks You'll Have Fun Making

Many of us have a coffee mug collection that we are proud of. The only problem is that it keeps growing and there’s not enough space to display them …

The Best Books Of 2016, According To Goodreads Users

As voted by the readers.

Beyond Athens: The Best Books on the Ancient World

Anthony Everitt’s newly released book the <i>Rise of Athens</i> carries the provocative subtitle <i>The Story of the World’s Greatest Civilization</i>. While that’s certainly debatable, Everitt does make a very strong case for the great Greek city-state. Athens is, after all, the birthplace of democracy: a lasting …

We survive because reality may be nothing like we think it is

Professor of cognitive science at the University of California, Irvine Donald H. Hoffman has doubts that reality is much like what we think it is. We …

Cognitive science backs up the ancient Indian philosophy that we’re conscious even in deep sleep

Deep, dreamless sleep is often described as unconsciousness. We certainly don’t see distinct objects or have linear and memorable trains of thought, as we do in daily life or while dreaming. But in a meta-analysis published last month in Trends in Cognitive Sciences, cognitive science experts argue …

Consciousness

The codeless computers of the future and the fall of the programming elite

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF<p>Programming is one of todays most in demand skills but as we continue to train, not code our latest computer systems, the …

Sit Ringside for a Rocket Launch in This Incredible New Video

The power and beauty of a rocket launch are on full display in a spectacular new video.<p>The 1-minute video provides an up-close view of the Nov. 17 …

Space Exploration

21 Romantic Books You Can Absolutely Lose Yourself In

Because books are the ultimate relationship.<p>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.

What Are Multiple Star Systems?

When we do finally learn the full truth about our place in the galaxy, and we’re invited to join the Galactic Federation of Planets, I’m sure we’ll …

Universe

James Webb Space Telescope Will Boldly Go Where No One Has Gone Before

Incredibly powerful telescope will look back in time toward the Big Bang of creation.<p>Move over, Hubble Telescope ― there’s a new BIG scope coming to town.<p>When the $9 billion James Webb Space Telescope is launched in 2018, after two decades of planning and construction, it will bring the deepest and …

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HISTORIC BREAKTHROUGH: 'Evidence of life on Mars' found in NASA image, say scientists

Scientists have reviewed images taken by the Spirit rover nearly a decade ago, and have concluded that NASA may have previously overlooked evidence …