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NASA Just Discovered Seven New Exoplanets... So What?

On Wednesday, the scientists at NASA <i>kind of</i> freaked out. They announced the discovery of some seemingly Earth-like planets outside of our solar system, a group of rocky globes they’re calling ‘TRAPPIST-1.’<p>How far away are these newly-discovered worlds? They’re about 40 light years from Earth. That …

Astronomy

Eyescape: Amazing Type of Wedding Photo Using the Reflection of an Eye

You probably know that not all wedding photographers are the same, but have you ever imagined capturing that special moment through the eyes of …

Photography

5 Quick Tips for Getting Sharp Eyes in Portrait Photography

Eyes make or break a portrait so getting them sharp is critical. If you have dabbled in photography at all, then you know the feeling when you get …

Landscape Photography

3 Quick Fixes To Have You Shooting Sharp Photos Without Having To Buy New Gear

There are endless reasons why your photos aren't turning out as sharp as you want them to. While missed focus and “soft” photos can be a result of …

How Many of These Seven Iconic Photographers Do You Know About?

There are great photographers then, there are the great photographers. The iconic few that have defined a genre, whose names will forever be etched …

Zika virus: Brazilian scientists decipher its genome, agency says

<b>(CNN) —</b> Brazilian scientists in Rio de Janeiro have obtained the genome sequence of the Zika virus and found the disease is indeed related to the incidence of microcephaly, which causes babies to be born with small heads and impaired cognition, that country's official news agency said Saturday.<p>The …

Public Health

Headphones That Get You High on Dopamine Are Tipped to Go on Sale Next Month

When the music is not enough.<p>Headphones that stimulate the release of dopamine in your brain and reportedly make you feel high as hell have been …

Half The World's Population Will Be Short-Sighted by 2050

Time to go outside.<p>If current trends continue, half the world’s population (almost 5 billion) will be short-sighted in just over three decades, with …

Optometry

Cómo los carretes de Kodak delataron las primeras pruebas de bombas nucleares

La fotografía protagonizó en la sombra uno de los capítulos más tenebrosos del siglo XX al mantener en secreto la ejecución de las primeras pruebas …

5 maneras muy poco convencionales de apagar la llama de una vela y su explicación física

Apagar una vela es tan fácil como soplar sobre la llama, pero el fuego tiene otras debilidades aparte del agua y de una súbita corriente de aire. …

The Week in Review: Einstein’s Gravitational Waves Theory Confirmed

A team of physicists announced their “biggest scientific breakthrough” on Thursday, as Albert Einstein’s gravitational waves theory was proven correct. The scientists, from the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) Scientific Collaboration, confirmed that distortions in space, …

Qué son las ondas gravitacionales y por qué son tan importantes, explicado de manera sencilla

Desde que Einstein mencionara por primera vez las ondas gravitacionales en su <i>Teoría de la Relatividad General</i>, la ciencia lleva más de cien años …

Three books that detail the biology of love

"I think I can stop taking my antidepressant," a friend told me. She recently started dating someone whom she refers to as her "human drug." It turns out there may be science to prove that. In honor of Valentine's Day, we rounded up some insights from recent books into the biology of love.<p><b>The</b> …