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Stephen Hawking explains how to (sort-of) escape a black hole

<i>This post has been corrected.</i><p>If you find yourself stuck inside a black hole, Stephen Hawking says not to panic: You may die, but all traces of your existence may not be lost forever.<p>Current science suggests that a black hole’s gravity is so strong that absolutely nothing—not even light—can escape …

Physics

7 Fitness Escapes for the Outdoor Adventurist at Heart

With each passing day, summer’s clarion call grows stronger—and, for those who long to extend the season’s buoyant vacation spirit, so does the desire to spend every waking hour outdoors. For the fitness-minded adventurist at heart, these fleeting weeks offer one last chance to sail in Penobscot …

I learned something surprising after binge-watching 7 iconic artificial intelligence movies

I've seen a few movies about artificial intelligence (AI), like the "Terminator" and "The Matrix," for example, but I hadn't seen "2001: A Space Odyssey," considered by many I've spoken with as the pinnacle of sci-fi. (Marvin Minsky — one of the pioneers of AI — was even an adviser to the movie's …

Tomb of Nefertiti, Egypt's mysterious ancient queen, may have been found

The apparent discovery, based on scans of King Tutankhamun’s burial chamber, could yield treasure beyond what was found in his famous resting place<p>Hidden doorways in the ancient Egyptian tomb of King Tutankhamun may lead to the long-lost resting place of Queen Nefertiti, a scientist has …

Earth 2.0: Nasa says scientists have found 'closest twin' outside solar system

Using four years’ worth of data from the Kepler space telescope, researchers announce the new exoplanet along with 12 possible ‘habitable’ others<p>Scientists on the hunt for extraterrestrial life have discovered “the closest twin to Earth” outside the solar system, Nasa announced on Thursday.<p>Working …

Aliens

The Internet Of Sound

Patrick Bergel Contributor<p>Patrick Bergel is a creative technologist and one of the founders of Chirp, a platform for sharing data with sound.<p>How do birds communicate? By singing. And now it’s the turn of the machines. A new crop of businesses are now creating what’s referred to as the Internet of …

Internet of Things

The Ancient Egyptian civilization, thousands of years older than previously thought - Alien UFO Sightings

New Dates for Egypt’s Pharaohs<p>Just when did Egyptian pharaohs such as King Tut and Rameses II rule? Historians have heatedly debated the exact dates. …

Nasa releases incredible close-up colour pictures of Pluto

New images from New Horizons have revealed a mysterious halo around Pluto, along exotic ices flows and glaciers across its surface<p>Incredible close-up colour pictures show Nasa's latest discoveries made by its ambitious New Horizons' mission to Pluto.<p>Releasing a tranche of new images, mission …