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NASA's New Parker Probe Will Skim the Sun's Surface

Early on Easter Sunday, around 4 am local time, a C-17 transport plane carrying a cargo worth $1.5 billion will take off from Joint Base Andrews near …

Astronomy

#PhysRev125 1973 - Theory of quark interaction is developed

1893<p><i>The Physical Review</i> begins publication at Cornell University’s Franklin Hall in Ithaca, New York<p>1899<p>The American Physical Society is …

Physics

Why is gold yellow?

Some unexpected physics is responsible for this precious metal’s familiar gleam.<p>Simple chemistry predicts that gold and silver should have the same …

Quantum Mechanics

DARPA Is Researching Time Crystals, And Their Reasons Are 'Classified'

Mystery! Here's what you need to know.<p>The US military likes to stay at the forefront of the cutting edge of science - most recently investigating …

Quantum Mechanics

Black Hole Echoes Would Reveal Break With Einstein’s Theory

Gravitational waves have opened up new ways to test the properties of black holes — and Einstein’s theory of gravity along with them.<p>We all dream the …

Physics

600-Year-Old Medieval Clock Shows the State of the Universe in Real Time

Prague's medieval <b>astronomical clock</b> is not just one of the prettiest timepieces you'll ever come across, it's also one of the most famous examples of its genre. Starting in the 13th century, astronomical clocks began springing up around Europe, using intricate functions to show information such as …

European Travel

Newly-discovered human organ may help explain how cancer spreads

A newly discovered network of fluid-filled channels in the human body may be a previously-unknown organ, and it seems to help transport cancer cells …

Cancer

Science Is Getting Us Closer to the End of Infertility

About 40 years ago, Louise Brown, the first human created using in vitro fertilization, was conceived in a petri dish. Not long after her birth, Leon …

Genetics

Harvard researchers say they have 'reversed' a sign of aging in mice: Study

Researchers at Harvard Medical School have published a study that, they suggest, shows it might be possible to reverse one sign of aging in mice.<p>The …

Neuroscience

A Chemist Called "Dr. Coffee" Uses Science to Make a Perfect Cup Every Time

"The best thing for people to do is to locate each variable systematically."<p>Roughly 83 percent of American adults drink coffee regularly, adding up …

Coffee

Stephen Hawking’s Beautiful Mind

<b>A brief history of Stephen Hawking</b><p>Stephen Hawking spent his scientific life exploring some of the deepest questions a human caught in the Einsteinian opera of space and time could ask.<p>Although Einstein himself never really accepted it, his general theory of relativity predicted that if enough mass …

Physics

What Did Stephen Hawking Do? The Physicist's 5 Biggest Achievements

Some of his biggest achievements were hard to measure.<p>On Wednesday, world-renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking died at age 76 in his home in …

Physics

Tesla Next-Gen Roadster Spotted at Gigafactory, and It Looks Amazing

Tesla’s second-generation Roadster is going on something of a tour. The upcoming electric supercar, set to hit the roads in 2020, was spotted at the …

Tesla

Why This Dog's Face Looks Human, According to Science

A dog being described as “Nicolas Cage dressed as an ewok” has completely stupefied the internet for his human-like appearance. But there might be a …

Pets

How Do You Stop A Panic Attack From Happening? Here’s How To Keep Yourself Grounded, According To Experts

Panic attacks can throw you for a loop (quite literally — they can make you dizzy), especially if you feel one coming on at school, at work, on a …

The Weirdest Stars in the Universe

How big can a star get? Why would a star only pretend to explode? Can you hide one star inside another?<p>The Perimeter Institute public lectures are back, with, this evening (7 March), Emily Levesque talking about some of the strangest stellar phenomena in the universe.<p>From the biggest, brightest, …

Universe

Origins of the Universe 101

The universe is everything: from the tiniest particles to the largest galaxies to the very existence of space, time, and life.<p>But how did it all begin?<p>The origin of the universe is the origin of everything. Multiple scientific theories, plus creation myths from around the world, have tried to …

MIT Engineers Have Designed a Chip That Behaves Just Like Brain Cell Connections

The most promising artificial synapse to date.<p>For those working in the field of advanced artificial intelligence, getting a computer to simulate …

They did what?! 2017’s weirdest science stories

Science news doesn’t always have to be serious, as musical robots, driving moths and celebrity-spotting sheep proves.<p>The news has been filled with …

Biology

NASA’s 24 Most Stunning Photos Of The Solar System

The Planets contains the best and most significant NASA photos of our solar system neighbors.<p>I love the Solar System, the little neighborhood of our tiny pale blue dot. I dream about how human exploration might shape it–from floating colonies on Venus to magnificent cities under the surface of Mars …

Astronomy

This star cheated death, exploding again and again

The weirdest supernova ever has lasted more than three years, and may be the third outburst from the same star.

Universe