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Pushing The Frontiers Of High-Energy Physics Links Humanity

I spent last week at CERN, the high-energy physics laboratory near Geneva, Switzerland, where the Higgs boson particle was discovered in July 2012.<p>For those who are not yet familiar, CERN houses a giant particle accelerator — the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) — a machine designed to find the smallest …

Engineers are building a $1 billion telescope that will produce space images 10X sharper than Hubble

The Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT) will weight 2.4 million-pounds and may revolutionize our understanding of the universe. It uses seven giant mirrors to collect and focus the light to a point and eventually feeds into a series of sensitive instruments for complex analysis.<p>Construction of the …

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First ever 'wormhole' created and it could make things INVISIBILE

A wormhole is a theoretical space portal first identified by Albert Einstein that "can transfer matter through to another dimension."<p>It is currently …

How the expansion of the universe is affecting galactic speeds

Warp speed galaxies come up when I talk about the expansion of the Universe.<p>Perhaps it's dark energy acceleration, or the earliest inflationary period of the Universe when EVERYTHING expanded faster than the speed of light.<p>Imagine our expanding Universe. It's not an explosion from a specific place, …

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Physicist Lawrence Krauss Explains How Everything Comes from Nothing

Last fall, we featured a talk by the hot-shot theoretical physicist Lawrence Krauss, "A Universe from Nothing," which answered some big enchilada …

‘Spooky action at a distance’: Scientists just smashed the distance record for quantum teleportation

Physicists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have broken the quantum teleportation record in a big way. In a paper …

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The Long Search for Elusive Ripples in Spacetime

This month, one of the most elusive quests in physics began ... again. A century ago, Albert Einstein's theory of general relativity predicted the …

Could alien life exist in huge ocean beneath Saturn’s moon Enceladus?

A huge ocean has been found under the icy crust of Enceladus and all the signs suggest it could harbour alien life<p>The hunt for extra-terrestrial life in our galaxy moved a step closer after Nasa said a huge ocean lies beneath the frozen crust of Saturn’s moon Enceladus.<p>Scientists said that the …

Meet the pentaquark, just spotted at CERN's Large Hadron Collider

For decades, physicists have looked for the pentaquark -- a type of subatomic particle long theorized to exist but never seen, despite numerous false alarms.<p>This week, scientists at the European Organization for Nuclear Research, or CERN, announced that they had finally found their elusive …

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Can Europa Support Life? NASA Picks Tools to Study Jupiter's Mystery Moon

It's likely to be a decade or more before NASA begins an up-close study of Europa, an ice-covered moon of Jupiter that's thought to harbor a habitable ocean — but the space agency has already picked out the scientific instruments for the job.<p>"We're excited about the potential of this new mission …

Hacking North Korea

It can be hard listening to the stories of people who have escaped from North Korea -- or, to give its official name, the Democratic People's …

How can I make my PC completely secure?

Juzer want to make his PC completely secure from any type of virus and hacking. That’s impossible, but Jack Schofield explains how to make Windows much more secure<p>How can I make my PC completely secure from any type of virus and hacking? <b>Juzer</b><p>You can’t, because of the old computer industry …

Live forever: Scientists say they’ll extend life ‘well beyond 120’

Photograph: Mike Blake/Reuters<p>American biologist and technologist Craig Venter whose company Human Longevity Inc plans to create a database of a million human genome sequences by …

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Medical Mystery: Why Did Ebola Pop Up In A Remote Mining District?

No cars for the teams seeking Ebola cases. Not enough ambulances to get the sick to the hospital quickly. And no cups for patients to drink from.<p>That's how bad things have been in a remote Eastern district of Sierra Leone called Kono.<p>Kono District is a land of towering mountains and muddy diamond …

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