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First-seen neutron star collision creates light, gravitational waves and gold

<b>(CNN) —</b> For the first time, two neutron stars in a nearby galaxy have been observed engaging in a spiral death dance around one another until they collided. What resulted from that collision is being called an "unprecedented" discovery that is ushering in a new era of astronomy, scientists …

Universe

Is living forever going to suck?

We might be too sick to enjoy our extended lifespans.<p>The scuttlebutt around Silicon Valley is that soon we'll soon live way, way longer. Former Googler Bill Maris says humans can make it to 500 years old; hedge fund manager Joon Yun thinks 1,000 years is more on the money. Some, such as biotech …

Medicine

U.S. Warplanes Simulate Strikes Against North Korea's 'Core Facilities'

SEOUL, South Korea — The United States flew some of its most advanced warplanes — including two nuclear-capable bombers — to South Korea on Thursday for bombing drills intended as a show of force against North Korea.<p>A South Korean military official confirmed the joint operation to NBC News, adding …

North Korea

One of Our Fundamental Assumptions About Black Holes Was Just Overturned in The Lab

We have a problem.<p>Black holes are the most intense and mysterious cosmic phenomena in the Universe, and new research shows we understand even less …

N Korea missile puts Japan on alert | World

The terrifying way fire ants take advantage of hurricane floods

The islands of stinging insects are just the beginning.<p>In addition to debris (and alligators), Texans escaping Hurricane Harvey’s floodwaters must watch out for floating balls of fire ants. And the problem won’t go away after the waters subside.<p>The red imported fire ant evolved in South American …

Insects