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The Earliest and Faintest Galaxies in the Universe

<i>A new research observation by an international team of astrophysicists using the Hubble Space Telescope has led to the discovery of the largest sample of the faintest, smallest, and earliest known galaxies in the Universe.</i><p>Gravitational lensing is an awesome natural phenomena that allows us to study …

The Case of the Disappearing Quasars

Astronomers peering across the universe think they’ve caught a dozen quasars—extremely bright and distant objects powered by ravenous supermassive …

Universe

Why Attitude Is More Important Than Intelligence

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When it comes to success, it’s easy to think that people blessed with brains are inevitably going to leave the rest of us in the dust. But new research from Stanford University will change your mind (and your …

Self-improvement

Space junk: What happens when it crashes back to Earth? (pictures)

Behind The Scenes of a NASA Photo Shoot On The Moon

Back in 1971 Apollo 15 was the most successful manned flight ever achieved, according to NASA.<p>But the three astronauts aboard the spacecraft weren’t …

Space Science

Morbidly obese woman loses 14st in 18 months

Cheryl Blythe is crowned Slimming World's Woman of the Year 2015 after an incredible transformation<p>A morbidly obese woman who turned down a gastric band operation lost 14 stone in 18 months.<p>Cheryl Blythe was 31 when her GP told her she would be dead or confined to a wheelchair by 45 if she did not …

NASA telescope sees ‘biggest explosion since the Big Bang’

NASA has released a new image of a terrifyingly powerful cosmic explosion – thought to be the biggest active galactic nucleus eruption since the Big …

Mars Is Destroying Its Own Moon

Luckily for Phobos, scientists think it has at least 30 million years before it kicks the bucket.<p>Like Jeb Bush's presidential campaign, the largest of Mars' two moons is falling apart.<p>NASA researchers pointed to grooves in Phobos' surface -- which they likened to stretch marks -- as proof of its …

7 Habits of Highly Motivating Leaders

These are the things effective leaders do to inspire people.<p>Motivating leaders are dynamic people who can flex their leadership style to match each person's needs. These leaders are often relationship builders. They are more interested in finding what motivates each employee to reach high levels of …

Employee Engagement

18 Secrets About Being An Astronaut That NASA Won't Tell You

"It's like seven people in a camper van with a porta-potty for two weeks."

A New Way of Thinking About Spacetime That Turns Everything Inside Out

<i>One of the weirdest aspects of quantum mechanics is entanglement, because two entangled particles affecting each other across vast distances seems to</i> …

Do we live on a black hole’s edge?

WAS the universe born from a Big Bang, or a black hole’s burp? Physicists have cast new light on what came before we were blasted into existence 13.7 …

Nasa finds evidence of a vast ancient ocean on Mars

A huge primitive ocean covered one-fifth of the red planet’s surface, making it warm, wet and ideal for alien life to gain a foothold, scientists say<p>A massive ancient ocean once covered nearly half of the northern hemisphere of Mars making the planet a more promising place for alien life to have …

Paranormal

Black holes don't erase information, scientists say

The "information loss paradox" in black holes—a problem that has plagued physics for nearly 40 years—may not exist.<p>Shred a document, and you can …

NASA Chief Scientist Is Sure We'll Find Alien Life Within 20 Years

The truth is out there<p>NASA is certain: We’re not alone in this universe.<p>Speaking at a public panel on Tuesday in Washington D.C., NASA scientists discussed the likelihood of finding organic life in our solar system. Given the surprising number of oceans residing throughout our celestial home, they …

Dark matter may not be completely 'dark' after all, say scientists

A clump of dark matter appears to be lagging behind its galaxy suggesting it is interacting with something else...but what?<p>Dark matter may be having an even bigger impact on the Universe than previously thought, after scientists found the first signs that it interacts with something other than …

NASA's Documentary Film: Hubble25 (Abbreviated Version)

Water abundant in first billion years after Big Bang?

Water vapor could have been just as abundant in pockets of space a billion years after the Big Bang as it is today, according to new research.<p>How …

String theory and black holes | Life & Physics

A public lecture and interactive webcast by Amanda Peet<p>Black holes are the ‘thought experiment’ <i>par excellence</i>, where the big three of physics - quantum mechanics, general relativity and thermodynamics - meet and fight it out, dragging in brash newcomers such as information theory and strings for …

Farthest Galaxy Spotted Yet Is 13 Billion Light-Years Away

The star cluster, only 15 percent the size of the Milky Way, dates to just 670 million years after the big bang—not long after the first stars turned on.<p>In their quest to find the most distant galaxy in the universe, astronomers have a new champion. Known as EGS-zs8-1, it’s so far away that its …

What would you see in a black hole?

What would it be like to fly a spacecraft into a black hole? Marcus Woo investigates.<p>Something about a black hole just pulls you in. Sure, its gravity is so strong that not even light can elude its grasp. But, there's something else, something harder to pinpoint. Maybe it's a black hole's absolute …

Black Holes

How far is a light-year?

How can we comprehend the distances to the stars? This post explains light-years in terms of a scale of miles and kilometers.<p>Stars other than our sun …

Black Holes Might Make Dark Matter Shine

Dark matter circling the drain of a massive black hole could radiate gamma-rays that might be visible from Earth, according to new research.<p>Dark …

NASA's WISE Spacecraft Discovers Most Luminous Galaxy in Universe

A remote galaxy shining with the light of more than 300 trillion suns has been discovered using data from NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer …

Death star fires planet-killing beam

In a galaxy far far away — 260 million light years away, to be exact — a titanic event of interstellar proportions is taking place (well, it happened …

Universe

What's on the surface of a black hole? Not 'firewall'—and nature of universe depends on it, physicist explains

In fact, he says the world could be captured by a black hole, and we wouldn't even notice.<p>More than a decade ago, Mathur used the principles of …

Physics

NASA: "Black Holes are Dark Matter Concentrators"

"While we don't yet know what dark matter is, we do know it interacts with the rest of the universe through gravity, which means it must accumulate …

Are we wrong about black holes?

When we think ‘black hole’ we get a fairly clear impression in our head: A hole torn in space and time by immense gravity. It’s the idea that they …

Black Holes

5-billion-year-old signal detected from deep space as part of Australian satellite project

A satellite project based in a remote part of Australia has picked up an ancient signal that sprung from deep space.<p>The Commonwealth Scientific and …

The ingredients for Earth-like planets are present throughout our galaxy - ExtremeTech

By on July 13, 2015 at 11:30 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>As astronomers learn more and more …