Logan Gray

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Time to see Mira the Wonderful

Mira, in Cetus the Whale, varies in brightness over about 11 months. In late December 2017, it might be near its peak brightness, easily bright …

Astronomy

Are we alone in the Universe?

Discovering planets outside our Solar System has raised hopes that we may one day contact alien lifeforms. But will this ever happen?<p>“Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.” So said sci-fi author Arthur C Clarke. We’ve been …

Habitats

Windows Phone 8.1 'Cortana' personal assistant will be powered by Foursquare

Microsoft’s $15 million investment in Foursquare will soon result in product changes in the coming months. <i>Bloomberg News</i> reports that the deal will be used for location data and services that are part of Microsoft’s upcoming Windows Phone 8.1 update. The software maker is currently beta testing a …

Bill Nye

Red Hot Chili Peppers Play 'One Last Blowout' Before Super Bowl

Flea says the group will begin work on a new album after the Brooklyn concert<p>Of all the rock'n'jock concerts capitalizing on New York City's …

New Footage Of Felix Baumgartner's Jump Is Still Bananas

Not that you anticipated otherwise<p>Did you see <i>Gravity</i>? Ha, lame. Remember in October 2012, when daredevil Felix Baumgartner jumped 23 miles <i>out of the sky</i> above Roswell, safely parachuting back to terra firma? There's new, first-person footage of that out. Look at it! Marvel at humanity's …

The Observer's 20 photographs of the week

The best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week

Photographer Captures Extreme Weather Conditions in Stunning Detail

You are going to come up with nothing less than spectacular with your camera, if you happen to be a storm chaser. That is a given fact. Storm …

Dopamine and Teenage Logic

Young minds are often portrayed as stews of hormones and impulse; but the decisions they make are often deeply rational and deserving of greater consideration.<p>I once counseled a 17-year-old, I’ll call her Katey, who admitted that she had planned to get “completely smashed” at a school-related …

See The World Through The Eyes Of A Cat

An awesome, disorienting look at kitty vision.<p>What does the world look like through a cat's eyes? The basic structure of feline eyes is pretty similar to what humans have, but cats' vision has adapted to very different purposes, so the world they see looks familiar, but isn't quite the same as …