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Huawei's first Honor phone for the US goes on sale January 31st

Huawei's Honor brand teased that it would land in the US this year, and it's making good on its word: the company will officially begin selling the Honor 5X on American shores tomorrow, January 31st. It's a pretty solid deal, at first blush. For $200 off-contract, you'll getting an aluminum-clad …

The most Earth-like planet we know about is probably being blasted with radiation

Unpack those suitcases. According to a new study, the most Earth-like planet on our radar has one decidedly un-Earth-like feature: It's super irradiated.<p>The research, published Tuesday in the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, reveals the inconvenient truth about Kepler-438b, an …

Researchers use satellite launch blunder to test relativity

Pop quiz, hotshot. You've just launched a pair of GPS satellites into the wrong orbit, rendering them useless for navigation. What do you do? If you're the European Space Agency (ESA), you re-purpose them to precisely test Albert Einstein's theory that clocks slow down near heavy objects. Since the …

Australian researchers prove that quantum coding is possible

It’s easy to feel under-educated on a subject like quantum computing — even experts working in the field are stumped by certain aspects of the field. …

General relativity at 100

In November 1915, Albert Einstein put the finishing touches on his radical reinvention of space, time, gravity and the Universe itself. Throughout …

How to Do Quantum Magnetic Levitation at Home

Air jets and sound waves can be used to levitate objects. But the strangest way of all taps the quantum effects of superconductors. Game developer, …

Engineers are building a $1 billion telescope that will produce space images 10X sharper than Hubble

The Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT) will weight 2.4 million-pounds and may revolutionize our understanding of the universe. It uses seven giant mirrors to collect and focus the light to a point and eventually feeds into a series of sensitive instruments for complex analysis.<p>Construction of the …

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What's a Coronal Hole? There’s news of a large coronal hole on the Sun, whic...

<b>What's a Coronal Hole?</b><p>There’s news of a large coronal hole on the Sun, which just goes to show how good astronomers are at making the mundane sound …

China’s Long March 3B Rocket Successfully Launches APStar-9 Satellite into Orbit

China successfully launched the APStar-9 commercial communications satellite using its Long March 3B rocket on Friday. The liftoff took place as …

'Could happen at any time' God particle could DESTROY universe, warns Stephen Hawking

AFP/GETTYStephen Hawking has given a stark end of the world warning<p>The Cambridge-educated cosmologist said the Higgs boson could become unstable at …

Meson f0(1710) could be so-called “glueball” particle made purely of nuclear force

Terms to describe the strange world of quantum physics have come to be quite common in our lexicon. Who, for instance, hasn't at least heard of a …

An Exploration of Physics Logic

Physics is by consensus! In gravitational theories we have three accords, Relativity, Strings & Quantum (RSQ) theories. Like a board of directors, the physics community, based on empirical evidence, agree to disagree on how Nature works. Nature, herself, has only one vote, and it is a veto.<p>The …

15 Breathtaking Astronomy Images Highlighting the Cosmic Beauty of Our Universe

Since 1995, Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD) has been serving up daily doses of cosmic beauty through breathtaking photos of our fascinating universe. Maintained by Robert Nemiroff (MTU) and Jerry Bonnell (UMCP), two professional astronomers who met at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, the …

We toured a giant 'time machine' hiding outside New York City

But to study that ancient plasma, you don't have to travel back in time billions of years to the Big Bang itself — just go out to Long Island, New York, where <b>there's a gigantic particle collider.</b><p>Scientists like Stephen Hawking sometimes say particle colliders are the closest things we have to time …

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20 best new Android apps and games this week

Ninja Jamm, Microsoft Translator, Dreamify, MSTY, Fallout Shelter, Down The Mountain, March of Empires and more<p>Welcome to this week’s roundup of the latest, greatest Android apps and games, covering smartphones and tablets.<p>All these apps have been released for the first time – ie not updates – …