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Michio Kaku and the Mysteries of the Mind

Physicist Michio Kaku, author of the new book The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind, on exploring the universe via avatars, the probable intelligence of aliens, and uploading memories back into the brains of Alzheimer's patients.<p>What is …

Did Ancient Aliens Build Giant Stone Boxes in Egypt?

As usual, the answer to every headline question is, "probably not," but I'll leave this for you to decide.<p>My good friend Dr. Steven Novella sent me this video in the hopes that we might talk about it on this week's Skeptics' Guide to the Universe (which we do - look for our discussion to come out …

Omega Nebula (M17) - Deep Sky Videos

ScienceCasts: A Tetrad of Lunar Eclipses

5 Facts about Gravity Waves from the Big Bang - The Countdown #44

The Theory of Everything...A Little Bit Closer

India Mumbai gang rape: Four convicted

<b>A court in the Indian city of Mumbai has convicted four men of the gang rape of a photojournalist last year.</b><p>The men have been found guilty of five offences, including gang rape, unnatural sex and destruction of evidence. Sentencing is set for Friday.<p>The 22-year-old woman was attacked by five men …


Foiled in Crimea, Is Obama Eyeing Syria Strike?

<b>Daniel McAdams</b> <br>Ron Paul Institute<br>March 19, 2014<p>There is danger in making dramatic but idle threats. President Obama and his administration have been …



Inside UT1 at the Very Large Telescope - Deep Sky Videos

Inside an Opening Telescope

Astronomers find faint strings of galaxies inside empty space

A team of astronomers based at the University of Western Australia node of the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR) has found …

Gravitational Waves: Einstein Was Right, Again, Maybe

Cosmologists hope for a field-rocking announcement next week.<p>What's the latest cosmology gossip? According to the Guardian, the field is awash with rumors that next week, American scientists will announce the detection of gravitational waves: incredibly small ripples carrying energy across the void …


NASA unveils a gorgeous new gallery of celestial images

To get you sufficiently pumped for the new <i>Cosmos</i> re-make, NASA has put together a stunning set of 43 cosmic images that are guaranteed to instill a …

Fierce 2012 magnetic storm barely missed Earth

According to University of California, Berkeley, and Chinese researchers, a rapid succession of coronal mass ejections — the most intense eruptions …

Zoom in on 680-gigapixel interactive mosaic of moon’s north pole

Click around on a new high resolution interactive mosaic of the moon’s north pole, created using cameras aboard NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance …

The Night Sky in 2014: 11 Must-See Celestial Events (Infographic)

Skywatchers will get a glimpse of some truly amazing night sky events in 2014, from an asteroid zooming past one of the night sky's brightest stars …

Our Universe May Exist in a Multiverse, Cosmic Inflation Discovery Suggests

The first direct evidence of cosmic inflation — a period of rapid expansion that occurred a fraction of a second after the Big Bang — also supports …

The Search for Earth-Like Planets - Preview

Tropical Butterflies Alive in New York

What Is a Pterosaur?

The Science Of REAL Hoverboards

Why Pterosaur Fossils Are So Rare

Migraines: Not Just Another Headache

Hook Challenge - Sick Science! #183

A Polarizing Discovery About the Big Bang!

Why Do Roosters Crow?