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Astronomers Have Photographed Hidden Details in The Sun

Hypnotising.<p>Astronomers have managed to reveal all-new details about a great, yawning 'hole' in our Sun that's nearly twice the diameter of Earth.<p>The …

Universe

Merging Galaxies Have a Violent Black Hole Particle Accelerator at Their Core

Two billion light-years away, two galaxies have collided and a supermassive black hole has been seen deep inside the collision, blasting a funnel of …

Astronomers now believe there are more than 2 trillion galaxies in the universe! - IBTimes India

A new revelation has been made about the universe, which states that it comprises a minimum of 2 trillion galaxies!<p>A new revelation has been made …

New ideas on gravity would vanquish dark matter

New ideas on gravity predict rotation curves of galaxies without dark matter.<p>Throughout the Universe, there are lots of signs that there's more …

NASA’s Mars Rover Curiosity Is Examining What Could Be Cracks In Mud Over 3 Billion Years Old

It is already known for a fact that Mars, our arid neighbor, once had liquid water. And while the planet has polar ice caps, frozen water was also …

First Pictures of Earth and Moon Taken from Mars and Saturn

In a series of images taken from NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter 127 million miles away from Earth, the watery planet and its moon are pictured …

Breathtaking New Video Footage of the Ocean's Uncharted Depths

Over thirteen thousand feet below the surface, hundred-foot hydrothermal vents spew black, 690 degree fluid like chimneys from the ocean floor. Tiny …

Hot Springs

Milky Way Galaxy's mass is recalculated using a new technique, and boy is it big! - IBTimes India

The newly estimated mass of the Milky Way comprises planets, stars, clouds of gas, debris, dark matter and every other element that the galaxy is …

A Brand New Organ Has Just Been Discovered Within the Human Body

And just when we thought we knew it all, scientists have just discovered that the human digestive system contains another organ that we supposedly …

It's not in your head: The weather is weirder, and climate change is the reason why

But don’t point any fingers at one particular flood. Or drought. Or hurricane. Or heatwave.<p>If it seems like you’re reading about devastating floods, droughts, and storms way more often than you used to, it’s because these extreme events are actually happening more frequently.<p>But this should come as …

NASA is sending 6 strangers to Hawaii to practice living on Mars

…without killing each other.<p>Before NASA sends humans to Mars, it has to figure out this really, really basic problem: How do you get six or more people to live in a very confined space, on a desert, without naturally occurring oxygen, for a year, without wanting to kill one another?<p>It’s ironic: …

Space Science

Under Construction: Distant Galaxy Churning Out Stars at Remarkable Rate :: 8 December 16

Under Construction: Distant Galaxy Churning Out Stars at Remarkable Rate<p><b>For Release: December 8, 2016</b><p>CXC<p>Astronomers have used NASA's Chandra X-ray …

Scientists will live in a dome for 8 months to simulate Mars

HONOLULU (AP) — Six carefully selected scientists have entered a man-made dome on a remote Hawaii volcano as part of a human-behavior study that …

The Big Bang Theory first look: Raj's girlfriends return!

<i>To celebrate our Winter TV Preview, EW is bringing fans 25 Scoops in 25 Days. From now until the end of the month, follow the hashtag #25Scoops25Days</i> …

TV

Einstein's Special Theory of Relativity Was Initially Met With a Universal Eye-Roll

<i>Our editors delve into Curiosity's top stories every day on a podcast that's shorter than your commute. Click here to listen and learn — in just a</i> …

Physics

Space weather forecasters remain vigilant in 2017 for potentially crippling solar storms

As ridiculous as it sounds, the fiery, roiling sun was “tame” in 2016. It spewed very few solar storms and had minimal impact on our electrical, digital life on Earth. Our star is in a declining phase of activity — it sounds good on paper, but seemingly quiet moments on the sun can still produce …

Weather

Origin of Our Galaxy’s Most Distant Stars

<b>The most distant stars discovered in the Milky Way might have been ripped away from a companion galaxy.</b>This illustration demonstrates how small the …

Mathematics | Quanta Magazine

Zeta values seem to connect distant geometric worlds. In a new proof, mathematicians finally explain why.<p>The latest in a new series of proofs brings …

A Monster Solar Storm Could Cost the US $40 Billion Daily

Our planet is due to be hit with a powerful solar storm, an event that happens about once every hundred years. New research shows that losses from …

We still don’t know how fast the Universe is expanding

Nearly 100 years after Hubble first showed us the Universe is expanding, we still don’t know its rate.<p><i>“In the far, far future, essentially all matter</i> …

Earth - Monstrous spiders and centipedes that prey on large animals

You have probably seen the viral video of an Australian huntsman spider dragging a mouse up the side of a fridge. Well, we can top that.<p>The huntsman footage is undoubtedly remarkable. The spider is displaying amazing strength and extraordinary gripping power: the surface of that fridge is really …

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, …

Physics

Violations of energy conservation in the early universe may explain dark energy

(Phys.org)—Physicists have proposed that violations of energy conservation in the early universe, as predicted by certain modified theories of …

Scientists Say It's Time We Discussed Creating Humans From Stem Cells

It's not science fiction anymore.<p>A paper landed in my inbox this week with a startling premise: soon, stem cells swabbed from human beings’ cheeks or …

Genetics

Lab notes: from fairy circles to Venusian waves – an otherworldly week in science

This week’s biggest stories<p>Eclectic - it’s a pleasing word, and for this week’s science, the only word that seems to fit. Climate science has been a major part of this week’s coverage, given that climate change deniers are poised to enter the White House. And since there’s now compelling evidence …

NASA Just Announced a Mission to Send a Probe to a Dead Planet's Core

Meet the Psyche probe.<p>Every few years, NASA picks a roughly US $450 million mission to explore the Solar System. On Wednesday, however, the space …

Astronomy

6 upcoming space missions worth keeping an eye on - ExtremeTech

By on January 20, 2017 at 9:27 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Having pretty thoroughly explored …

VideoFromSpace - YouTube

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