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The Large Hadron Collider Just Identified 5 New Subatomic Particles

Closing in on the "dark sector of physics".<p>The Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the latest addition to CERN's accelerator complex, is the most powerful …

Want blinding fast internet? Let Google dig a tiny trench outside your house

Speedy internet has yet to arrive for many Americans. Internet speeds in the US, while improving, have languished behind peers in Europe and Asia (the country ranked 16th internationally in 2016). Even today, more than 30 million Americans, mostly poor and rural, lack broadband, reports the Center …

Scientists At Large Hadron Collider Discover Five New Particle States

The discovery of the excited states of the charmed omega baryon could uncover new secrets about this type of particle and the quarks that make it.<p>Scientists at the Large Hadron Collider have made an exciting new observation of an elusive subatomic particle which could reveal important information …

Eat yourself thin: A step-by-step plan for losing weight and keeping it off

As clocks go forward this month, the summer countdown begins — and we have a plan to get you beach body ready in just 10 weeks.<p>No fad diet or banning of food groups — this is about changing your relationship with food and exercise and is the basis for an all-year guide to help you keep the weight …

“Blurred” flow of time: When quantum mechanics meets general relativity

When measuring time, we normally assume that clocks do not affect space and time, and that time can be measured with infinite accuracy at nearby …

Best Pies Recipes

Collection of our favorite Pies recipes beautiful images from the feedfeed global community of homecooks, chefs, bloggers, food organizations

Expansion of the Universe

How Fast is the Universe Expanding?<p>The expansion or contraction of the universe depends on its content and past history. With enough matter, the …

OLYMPUS experiment sheds light on structure of protons

A mystery concerning the structure of protons is a step closer to being solved, thanks to a seven-year experiment led by researchers at MIT.<p>For many …

1,500 people, two Mercedes Benzes, 459 tonnes of luggage and a golden escalator: how the Saudi King travels

Descending regally from his private plane in a customised gold-coloured escalator, Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz al Saud began the first visit in almost 50 years of a Saudi leader to the world’s most populous Muslim nation, Indonesia, on Wednesday.<p>The Saudi monarch clearly did not view …

New Image Shows Dazzling Edge of a Massive Spiral Galaxy

NGC 1055 is believed to be 15 percent larger than the Milky Way.<p>When observing galaxies far, far away from Earth, it’s all about perspective. …

Astronomers spot a bizarre black hole that could unlock the secrets of how our galaxy formed

A link between the amount of material that can be seen spewing out of a black hole, and the brightness of the black hole itself has been identified …