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Astronomers Just Found More Evidence of a New Type of Black Hole

Black holes keep getting stranger.<p>Black holes are among the most mysterious objects in the Universe. But they have one thing in common - most of the …

Black Holes

Time Doesn't Slow In Emergencies. Here's Why You Think It Does

To test the idea that your brain speeds up in emergencies, professor David Eagleman and his team at Baylor College of Medicine decided to drop …

The Brain

This explorer discovered human time warp by living in a cave

On July 16, 1962, French geologist Michel Siffre entered a darkened cave, where he planned to remain for two months.<p>Tracking the days according to …

A New Twist on Fusion Power Could Finally Create Limitless Clean Energy

Let's do this.<p>In a world struggling to kick its addiction to fossil fuels and feed its growing appetite for energy, there’s one technology in …

Nuclear Energy

Experimental Lasers Could Temporarily Turn Earth's Atmosphere Into a Magnifying Glass

The Laser Developed Atmospheric Lens will serve as a deflector shield against enemy anti-aircraft lasers.<p>A new laser under development by BAE Systems could boost a high-flying airplane's ability to spot targets on the ground, creating a temporary floating "lens" in midair that magnifies objects. …

The Black Hole Poses a Moral Quandary

Short of the Day<p>OR, The Gravitational Price of Greed.<p>What would you do if you discovered a black hole? I’m not talking about the celestial variety, …

New Theory About Dark Energy Breaks Law of Conservation of Energy

Dark energy (not to be confused with dark matter) is the stuff that let’s scientists know the universe is expanding at an accelerated rate. Although …

Physics

Forget What You Learned in High School - This New Carbon Molecule Has 6 Bonds

Wha??<p>It’s the stuff of Chemistry 101: carbon can only form four bonds because it only has four shareable electrons.<p>But this rule no longer applies, …

Chemistry

Was Einstein Right, Is Time Travel Possible? Scientists Tested it

The University of Queensland Australia has done subsequent studies on time travel, its possibility aspects, and components. According to in-depth …

Your Appendix Might Serve an Important Biological Function After All

Wait, what?<p>One of the first things you learn about evolution in school is that the human body has a number of 'vestigial' parts - appendix, wisdom …