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Astronomers explain mystery of magnetically powered jets produced by supermassive black holes

A simulation of the powerful jets generated by supermassive black holes at the centers of the largest galaxies explains why some burst forth as …


A "Starshade" Could Help NASA Find Other Earths Decades Ahead of Schedule

Can a next-generation NASA space telescope take pictures of other Earth-like planets? Astronomers have long dreamed of such pictures, which would …

The Week in Review: Mass Shooting in Orlando

A gunman killed 49 people and wounded another 53 at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida early Sunday in the worst mass shooting in U.S. history.<p>According to police, Omar Mateen entered the Pulse nightclub around 2 a.m. armed with an AR-15-type assault rifle and a handgun. Confronted by an off-duty …

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Photo Friday: Read Up on Picking the Perfect Camera

Is buying a camera any less stressful than buying a car? There are dizzying numbers of options, buttons and knobs to consider. But unlike an automobile, most cameras look pretty similar from afar.<p>So forget looks: consider how you’ll actually use a camera. Whether you’re only taking photos of the …


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Inside Electric Daisy Carnival's $47 Million EDM Empire

The sprawling, neon-lit lost weekend Electric Daisy Carnival will take over Las Vegas this weekend for its 20th annual installment. For three days, …


From trash to treasure: Scientists turn plastic bottles and bags into liquid fuel

In the future, perhaps we'll be mining our landfills and fishing through our oceans for the raw materials to make fuel. Using a two-catalyst process, a joint U.S.-China team of researchers has figured out how to take discarded plastic products, from grocery bags to plastic bottles, and turn them …