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Star-hop from Orion to Planet 9

Above image of Planet 9’s path via Wikipedia<p>Tonight, let the constellation Orion the Hunter show you the approximate position of the hypothetical …

Astronomy

Rocket Launches and Trips to the Moon We’re Looking Forward To in 2018

If you love space and astronomy, 2018 will be an exciting year. NASA has announced windows of time for sending spacecraft to Mars and the sun. Japanese and American probes already in space are set to enter orbit around two near-Earth asteroids. And a variety of eclipses and meteor showers offer …

Space Exploration

We just moved one step closer to finally detecting dark matter

by Brad Bergan November 2, 2017 Hard Science 6401<p>On the Hunt<p>Dark matter constitutes 85 percent of all matter in the universe, but despite the …

It wasn’t just the pope—scientists were out to get Galileo, too

In 1614, when the telescope was new technology, a young man in Germany published a book filled with illustrations of the exciting new things being discovered telescopically: moons circling Jupiter, moon-like phases of Venus, spots on the Sun, the rough and cratered lunar surface. The young man was …

Astronomy

Before Its Death, Cassini Has Sent Us The Closest-Ever View of Saturn's Rings

These pictures are incredible.<p>In the months leading up to its final flight on 15 September, Cassini has been working like mad. Since April, it has …

String Theory's Weirdest Ideas Finally Make Sense—Thanks to VR

The robot is building a tesseract. He motions at a glowing cube floating before him, and an identical cube emerges. He drags it to the left, but the …

Virtual Reality

NASA's Juno Reported Back, and Things Are Getting Weird

Juno’s Revelations<p>NASA’s Juno spacecraft has just revealed a wealth of new information about our Solar System’s biggest resident, Jupiter, and it’s …

World's Most Sensitive Dark Matter Detector Gives Its First Results

After three years of construction, the world's most sensitive dark matter experiment is online, and scientists report that the detector is operating as designed.<p>The XENON1T detector hasn't found any dark matter particles yet, but it has carried out a 30-day science run, and project scientists are …

10 Creepy Sounds Recorded in Space by NASA

Spacecraft traveling to the far reaches of the solar system pick up some spooky sounds.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn …

Rare Supernovae Could Be Spewing Antimatter Across the Milky Way — NOVA Next

A type of supernova detected in other galaxies—but as of yet, rarely in our own—could explain why the Milky Way contains so much …

Russian scientists develop world's first quantum-proof blockchain

A major Russian bank has successfully tested a blockchain that cannot be hacked - even by a quantum computer.<p>Russian computer scientists have …

What Happens to a Black Hole When it Stops Being a Black Hole Due to Hawking Radiation?

Black holes are one of the universe’s phenomena that are had scientists baffled for years, and probably will do for a number of more years. But, one …

Our galaxy produces 9 trillion kilograms of antimatter a second—how?

New study proposes a (relatively) mundane source: a specific class of supernova.<p>Antimatter is rare in this Universe, but the Universe is a pretty big …

Physics

NASA's Juno probe reveals chaos on Jupiter

The first science results are in from NASA spacecraft Juno's close pass over Jupiter last summer:<p>There are huge cyclones up to 870 miles in diameter …

NASA has noticed a puzzling change in Saturn's hexagon, a weather system the size of 2 Earths

A giant hexagon is swirling at Saturn's north pole, and scientists don't fully understand it, despite years of observation by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.<p>The hexagon — a jet stream that traps an entire polar weather system — is as wide as two planet Earths. It's so big, in fact, that "small" vortices …

This Failed Supernova Might Have Given Us Our First Look at The Birth of a Black Hole

The whisper of death.<p>A star which normally would have been expected to end in a supernova surprised astronomers by going out with fizzle rather than …

Ask Ethan: What Does The Edge Of The Universe Look Like?

13.8 billion years ago, the Universe as we know it began with the hot Big Bang. Over that time, space itself has expanded, the matter has undergone gravitational attraction, and the result is the Universe we see today. But as vast as it all is, there’s a limit to what we can see. Beyond a certain …

Gravitational Waves Are Permanently Warping The Fabric of Space-Time

This could reveal strange new physics.<p>Researchers have proposed a method for detecting exotic events in physics by looking for the scars they leave …

Ranking the Fast and the Furious Movies

It's about family. And race cars. And booty shots. And family.<p>Most franchises run out of gas as they churn out more sequels, but in the case of The …

Tyrannosaur turned to cannibalism, scientists say

Research on the skull of the Daspletosaurus shows after the creature died it was partly eaten by a member of its own species<p>Proof that life was nasty, brutish and short in the dinosaur age has emerged from the study of one particularly unfortunate tyrannosaur.<p>The skull of the Daspletosaurus showed …

In The Netherlands, A Giant Wind Turbine For People To Live On

Why not?<p>Instead of tilting at windmills, how about living in one? The Dutch Windwheel is a giant proposed wind turbine for the city of Rotterdam in the Netherlands, which will feature apartments and hotel rooms along the outside of the structure.<p>Artist's images of the Windwheel at night look a …

12 Easy Ways to Green Your Home

Easy eco compromises you can make.<p>You should...you shouldn't...you can't...so much guilt about going green! One of our green expert takes the hard line, while another shows how to compromise. Just do something!

Google Search thinks the most important female CEO is Barbie

The University of Washington just released a preview of a study that claims search engine results can influence people's perceptions about how many men or women hold certain jobs. One figure quoted in the preview is that in a Google image search for CEO, only 11 percent of the people returned were …

Facebook says it tracked people who didn't use Facebook because of 'a bug'

Facebook today published a blog post responding to an independent report criticizing the company's privacy policies, but the responses aren't likely to mollify privacy hawks.<p>Facebook says the 'bug' affected 'a few' people<p>The report, from the independent Belgian Privacy Commission, made several …

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