Matias Alarcon

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A close-up look at the F-35A, the Air Force’s next-gen jet

The U.S. Air Force declared its first squadron of fifth-generation fighter jets, the F-35A Lightning II, combat ready earlier in August.<p>This …

Everyone is excited - but a little confused - about gravitational waves. Here are the best jokes from Twitter

The most significant scientific discovery of the decade has been announced - so of course everyone made some silly jokes about it. Here are some of the best<p>It was announced today that Einstein was right - gravitational waves exist, so his theory of relativity is true.<p>Phew, we aren't going to be …

Gravitational Waves

The World Reacts To LIGO’s Discovery Of Gravitational Waves

From Mark Zuckerberg to Neil deGrasse Tyson<p>On Thursday, the scientists at LIGO announced they’d officially found gravitational waves. This truly is a remarkable discovery, and confirms the final piece of Einstein's general theory of relativity. Read more about the announcement, and what it means …

Brightest ever supernova defies established theory

ASASSN-15lh, the brightest supernova ever seen, is now one of astronomy's most intriguing mysteries.<p>First discovered in June 2015 by the All Sky …


10 unique hotels to stay at before you die

From ice manors in Sweden to al fresco wooden lodges in Botswana to hanging pods in Peru, some hotels can make your trip unforgettable.<p>Here are the ones you need to visit during your lifetime.