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Astronomers Might Have Just Captured The First Ever Photo of a Black Hole's Event Horizon

Now we wait to see it.<p>Scientists around the world have spent five sleepless nights staring into the abyss, and are hoping they've been rewarded with …

Astrophysics

Which foods can improve your gut bacteria?

<b>Can what you eat change the bacteria in your gut for the better? Dr Michael Mosley has been finding out which foods and drinks can make the most difference.</b><p>The gut microbiome - the diverse community of bacteria that inhabits our intestines - is a hot topic in science right now.<p>Almost every day we …

How To Break A Bad Habit -- For Good

Have you ever tried to break a bad habit, only to give up in frustration? The problem isn't that you're weak or that the bad habit is too ingrained; in all likelihood, you just gave up too soon.<p>Researchers at University College, London, found that it takes 66 days for a new habit to form. Likewise, …

The Almond 3 router actually makes it enjoyable to set up a Wifi and home automation network

Wifi is hot again.<p>Recently products like Google Wifi, Eero, and now the Almond 3 are being released with the goal of changing the Wifi experience, something that really hasn’t really been tried since the technology became widespread in the late 90s.<p>These devices all promise a few things:<p>First, mesh …

Listen to the Sound and Fury of Jupiter as Recorded by Juno

NASA's probe is set to enter orbit around Jupiter on July 4.<p>On Monday, the Juno spacecraft will enter Jupiter's orbit for its first pass around the giant planet, but that doesn't mean we have to wait three days for some cool Juno science. Over the past week, Juno crossed two thresholds that mark …

Astronomy

11 basic Excel tricks that will change your life

Microsoft Excel is an amazing piece of software, and even regular users might not be getting as much out of it as they can. Improve your Excel efficiency and proficiency with these basic shortcuts and functions that absolutely everyone needs to know.<p>Of course you can move from cell to cell with …

Markets

Hubble Catches A Star Blowing A Bubble

A beautiful new image of the aptly named Bubble Nebula<p>The Hubble Space Telescope turns 26 years old this Sunday, April 24. That's ancient in space telescope years, but Hubble is still capturing some gorgeous images.<p>The latest image released by the Hubble team is a stunning picture of the Bubble …

Missing toy dog launched into space by Morecambe Bay schoolchildren sparks search campaign

A group of schoolchildren are searching for a toy dog which went missing after they launched it into space.<p>As part of a science project, the pupils …

What's it like in space? Astronauts answer in new book

<i>Ariel Waldman, creator of Spacehack, has just published a delightful book titled "What's It Like in Space? Stories from Astronauts Who'Ve Been</i> …

Space station to expand with first inflatable room for astronauts

CAPE CANAVERAL, FLA.—Forget blow-up air mattresses. Space station astronauts are getting their first inflatable room.<p>It’s a technology demo meant to …

Humans Should Edit Genes to Survive In Space, Scientist Says (Video)

To brave the conditions of microgravity, thin air and harsh ionizing radiation for any length of time, humans may need to borrow genes from some of …