Nikhil Roy

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Try the ‘Humane Burpee’ for a Ridiculously Good Workout

You’ll pack more work into 4 minutes than most people do in 30<p>One of my favorite exercises to do when I’m time crunched: the humane burpee. (Those are two words I bet you never thought you’d see together.)<p>Created by my good friend Dan Martin, a powerlifter and former firefighter, the exercise works …

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Nasa may have found the most Earth-like planet to date

<i>UPDATE: Nasa has now announced its findings. Read all about it here.</i><p>Nasa may have just found the closest thing to an Earth-like planet in the …

There's a secret feature in Android phones that will let you prank your friends

It involves going into a hidden menu and some settings designed for developers, but it's completely harmless and reversible.

Physicists confirm two rare pentaquarks exist

Physicists have confirmed the existence of two rare pentaquark states. The discovery, which took place at the CERN Large Hadron Collider (LHC) in …

The power of five

THERE is something the matter with matter. Around the world, several research groups have reported seeing a particle that does not fit comfortably …

Paradoxical Crystal Baffles Physicists

In a deceptively drab black crystal, physicists have stumbled upon a baffling behavior, one that appears to blur the line between the properties of …

Should we build a village on the Moon?

The new head of the European Space Agency has a plan – for humanity to build a ‘village on the Moon’. Richard Hollingham asks him why.<p>Professor Johann-Dietrich Woerner has been in his new job as Director General of the European Space Agency (Esa) for a week. In charge of a €4.4 billion annual …

Simone Weil on Science, Quantum Theory, and Our Spiritual Values

“When someone exposes himself as a slave in the market place, what wonder if he finds a master?”<p>Many decades before Rebecca Goldstein, one of the most compelling philosophers and scientific thinkers of our time, examined how Einstein and Gödel’s work on relativity rattled our understanding of …

NASA: "Black Holes are Dark Matter Concentrators"

"While we don't yet know what dark matter is, we do know it interacts with the rest of the universe through gravity, which means it must accumulate …

Do We Need to Rewrite General Relativity? - The Nature of Reality — The Nature of Reality | PBS

General relativity, the theory of gravity Albert Einstein published 100 years ago, is one of the most successful theories we have. It has passed …

Gravity –“The Clue to the Dark, Quantum World of Our Universe”

Posted on Jun 16, 2015<p>In 1915 Albert Einstein formulated the theory of general relativity which fundamentally changed our understanding of gravity. …

Monstrous Galaxy Spotted Near The Edge of the Universe

<b>London:</b> Astronomers have imaged in unprecedented detail a distant galaxy near the edge of the universe and found that it is forming stars hundreds to …

Black Holes