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The mysterious boundary

A black hole’s event horizon is a one-way bridge to nowhere, a gateway to a netherworld cut off from the rest of the cosmos.<p>Understanding what …

New Mathematical Model Maps The Expansion of The Early Universe Better Than Ever Before

This is where we came from.<p>Physicists in Switzerland are using new code called 'gevolution' together with Einstein's theory of general relativity to …

Dark Matter

5 Amazing Products from Kickstarter and Indiegogo

It’s time to take a look at what’s happening on Kickstarter and Indiegogo again. Regardless of whether you have money to support awesome projects coming out or not, it’s a neat way to see what’s manifesting on the leading edge of tech. Everyone has amazing ideas and the people on these sites are …

Crowd Funding

14 electric cars that will be here by 2020

In fact, Tesla vehicles are currently the only cars that have an official range of more than 200 miles per charge.<p>But it won't be long before there's an influx of long-range electric cars hitting the market.<p>Most major automakers, including Ford, Volkswagen, and General Motors have vowed to roll out …

Electric Vehicles

The Flash costume in Batman v Superman revealed? First trailer update for The Justice League

While fans look forward to the release of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice in March, director Zack Snyder, Warner Bros and team have kicked off …

Photonic Propulsion Could Send a Spacecraft to Mars in As Little As 3 Days

If the technology can actually be scaled enough to use on space probes, it might be the key to visiting worlds outside our solar system.<p>There's no argument in the astronomical community—rocket-propelled spacecraft can take us only so far. The SLS will likely take us to Mars, and future rockets …

Antimatter Space Propulsion Possible Within A Decade, Say Physicists

Dreams of antimatter space propulsion are closer to reality than most rocket scientists could ever imagine, says former Fermilab physicist Gerald Jackson. In fact, if money were no object, he says an antimatter-driven spacecraft prototype could be tested within a decade. To that end, next month, …

Physics

‘Batman V Superman’ Will Do Its Best To Make Your Butt Fall Asleep By Being Extremely Long

So when it comes to Zack Snyder, he broke into the film industry making tight, entertaining films. <i>Dawn of The Dead</i> and <i>300</i> are rapid fire and entertaining, earning him a chance to make <i>Watchmen</i> and <i>Man of Steel</i>. The big difference between those films and his beginnings is how long they are. <i>Man of …

Stop Doing These 5 Things to Be Happier Today, Says Science

Make these simple, research-backed changes to your life, and you could be much happier today.<p>Sometimes being happier takes big changes--a new job, a different relationship, or painful and prolonged grappling with past trauma. That's not what this post is about. This post is about the quick and …

Social Media

LG G5 Photos, Video And First Impressions Of The Superstar Android Phone

I wasn’t expecting a huge amount from the LG G5 at the start of the year, but as the months have passed and the leaks have grown I’ve become more and more excited. A blurred photo of the phone last week made it look ugly, so as my day for a pre-brief ahead of the official launch rolled around, I …

Mobile Technology

The oil industry is using solar power in an ironic new way

<i>This post has been updated.</i><p>There’s a huge project taking shape in the deserts of Oman. It will extract crude oil from the ground by pumping vast quantities of steam into it. To produce the steam, water will be brought to a boil using as much as a gigawatt of energy. The source of that energy: the …

Fossil Fuels

New 'Superman' crystals can store data for billions of years

Remember the memory crystals in the "Superman" movies? Well, something similar is already a reality here on Earth.<p>Researchers in the U.K. have developed a way of storing digital data inside tiny structures contained in glass.<p>The storage technology is so stable and safe that it can survive for …

Human Rights

How Deadpool's Success Blew Up Hollywood Conventional Wisdom

The first surprise blockbuster is already here after R-rated superhero flick <i>Deadpool</i> cussed and kicked its way to a record-breaking opening over …

Film Industry

Hawking: Gravitational Waves Could Revolutionize Astronomy

Black hole theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking has some thoughts on the discovery of gravitational waves.

Black Holes

Folding offshore wind turbines could power 10,000 US homes

The US Department of Energy's plan to generate 20 percent of the nation's electrical power from wind by 2030 is <i>ambitious</i>, to say the least. To pull it off, the turbines will need to be located offshore, where winds are steadier and stronger. However, putting wind turbines in the ocean is also far …

9 surprising facts that can help you learn anything faster

But some people keep studying — and thinking — the same way all their lives.<p>Thankfully, cognitive science has taken a look at how people actually learn. The results are surprising and super helpful.

Harvard Business School

Nuclear fusion gets boost from private-sector startups

The lab where a company called General Fusion is trying to spark an energy revolution looks like a cross between a hardware store and a mad …

Private Sector

Physicists Are About to Test a Hypothesis That Could Rewrite The Textbooks

Forget everything you think you know about protons.<p>An international team of physicists is about to test a "sacrilegious" hypothesis about protons - …

Physics

LED lamp powered by a candle wants to light up developing nations

Jehwan Park, 28, is from a Korea of bright lights and rapid development. Even though South Korea was mired in poverty just decades before, blackouts …

CSR

MEEM Memory Cable Automatically Backs Up Your Smartphone Every Time You Charge (video)

Kelly Sumner has created a new innovative charging cable that also automatically backs up your smartphone every time you connect it to charge. …

Sea level rise from ocean warming underestimated, scientists say

The amount of sea level rise that comes from the oceans warming and expanding has been underestimated, and could be about twice as much as previously calculated, German researchers have said.<p>The findings in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, a peer-reviewed US journal, suggest …

Global Warming

This New Fiber Can Shock Like an Electric Eel

Electric eels may be the most shocking animals on earth, but don’t be too quick to disregard the slimy creatures. Someday their self-defense …

Fish

Superheroes Collide in Latest 'Batman v Superman' Trailer

New 'Dawn of Justice' preview centers on epic showdown between Dark Knight and Man of Steel<p>With <i>Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice</i> set to open in two …

Sarah, the world’s fastest captive cheetah, put down

Big cat, which was recorded hitting a top speed of 61mph, put to sleep by Cincinnati zoo because of her diminished quality of life<p>Sarah, the world’s fastest captive cheetah which was once recorded running at 61mph, has been put to sleep at Cincinnati zoo.<p>The decision to put down the 15-year-old …

Forget the Joker — It looks like 'Suicide Squad' will be all about his sidekick Harley Quinn

Sure, the trailer for the supervillain movie showed a lot of new scenes featuring Jared Leto's Joker; however, after watching the trailer a few times, I'm willing to bet those are all scenes of him in flashbacks.<p>It looks like the Clown Prince of Crime is being used to help bring Harley front and …

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Ubisoft

A Regular Old PC Found the Largest Known Prime Number—Here's How

Earlier this month, the record for the largest prime number ever found was broken—by a number with 22 million digits.<p>The number was found through a …

Mathematics

Physicists control electrons at femtosecond timescales

When you shine a light on a conducting surface like silicon or graphene, that light jump-starts certain electrons into high-energy states and kicks …

Nanotech