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Confirmed: A Huge Gravitational Wave Announcement Is Happening

What a time to be alive.<p><b>Update 27/09/17:</b> The biggest rumour did not pan out, but the LIGO team announced something just as amazing - the most …

Scientists Solve Ocean 'Carbon Sink' Puzzle

By Robert McSweeney<p>The oceans are a hugely important "carbon sink," helping absorb CO2 emissions from human activities. Without them, CO2 would …

Yale's liquid metal material can shed light on magnetic fields

We most likely won't reach the center of the Earth in this lifetime, but scientists might be able to recreate it with the help of Yale's new liquid metal material. Researchers from the university have created a substance made of various particles suspended in indium and gallium (eGaIn) alloy. It …

Earth's crust bears the scars of bombardment by shattered cores of failed planets - ExtremeTech

Earth’s crust bears the scars of bombardment by shattered cores of failed planets<p>By on February 1, 2017 at 11:01 am<p>This site may earn affiliate …

American Astronomical Society

Ceres' ice volcanoes might have oozed into oblivion

Given time, solid objects can actually flow<p>At 2.5 miles tall, Ahuna Mons sticks out like a sore thumb on Ceres. The ice volcano is by far the biggest thing on the dwarf planet, and there are no runners-up. It's Ceres' only ice volcano, and that's weird because, like legs, ants, and celebrity …

Astronomy

NASA’s Saturn orbiter just delivered the most detailed photos ever of the planet’s rings

NASA’s consistently surprising Cassini orbiter is rapidly approaching the end of its life, but before it signs off forever it’s been taking some …

A Possible Break in One of Evolution's Biggest Mysteries

Whales have a history that is among the strangest and least-understood of any animal—and barnacles might be the key to unlocking their secrets.<p>Once upon a time, before India knew Asia, when alligators sunned themselves on shores north of the Arctic Circle, a small, timid, dog-like creature …

Quantum Gravity Research Could Unearth the True Nature of Time

Theoretical physicists striving to unify quantum mechanics and general relativity into an all-encompassing theory of quantum gravity face what’s …

Want to understand how Trump happened? Study quantum physics

The past decade will be remembered as the period when the global underclass revolt snowballed into a movement with political bite. From Occupy Wall Street to Brexit to Donald Trump’s election, these post-financial crisis years have featured many unsynchronized awakenings that are forcing a …

Globalization

Scientists Say Data From NASA's 1976 Mars Landing Need to Be Reconsidered For Signs of Life

"We cannot rule out the biological explanation."<p>Scientists have revisited data from NASA's 1976 mission to Mars, and say the recent evidence of …

Do no harm, don't discriminate: official guidance issued on robot ethics

Robot deception, addiction and possibility of AIs exceeding their remits noted as hazards that manufacturers should consider<p>Isaac Asimov gave us the basic rules of good robot behaviour: don’t harm humans, obey orders and protect yourself. Now the British Standards Institute has issued a more …

Robotics

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Amazing Video of Two Daredevils on Jetpacks Zipping Across Dubai Skies

We now know that jetpacks aren't just limited to science fiction tales. No, they're real and as this incredible video shows, they're amazing. Swiss ex-fighter pilot Yves Rossy, nicknamed Jetman, teamed up with parachuter Vince Reffet to wear jet-propelled wings and zip across the open Dubai …

Skyscrapers