Ray Jay Perreault

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Beeswing, Her Story, Neptune's Pride and more

Games We Care About is a Twitter feed (background) started a year ago to help with new and classic alt.game discovery, all curated/recommended by …

Popular Fiction

Watch a robot 'sculpt' in 3D with nothing but light

The 4 July weekend is traditionally the time in America that millions of people use light (and gunpowder) to create massive, though brief, …

Stretchable nanowire mesh heats your sore muscles

Don't like having to apply clunky heating pads every time you want to to deal with chronic muscle pain in your arms and legs? Eventually, you might not have to -- that therapeutic care could always be there. Korean researchers have developed a stretchable silver nanowire mesh that heats your joints …

M43: Yuri Beletsky photo in the near IR.

The constellation of Orion is named after a great hunter, but if we wanted to be scientifically accurate, it should be named after a nursery …

Scientists Freeze Atoms to Near Absolute Zero

We usually think of microwaves as waves that heat things up, usually leftover food, but did you know that they can also cool things down? For …

The future of robotics

There's an old Walt Disney cartoon on YouTube called 'Modern Inventions', a tongue-in-cheek snapshot of how the world considered robots and what we …

Incredible bricklaying robot can build a house in just two days

1/7<p>fastbrick-brick-laying-robot<p>Need more proof that robots are taking over the construction industry? Australian engineer Marc Pivac has developed a …

eBook Deals: More Than 200 Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror eBooks for $3.99 or Less

Here’s the latest roundup of inexpensive eBook deals to soothe the savage eBook reader…<p><b>NOTE</b>: These science fiction, fantasy and horror eBook titles …

Watch The Complete Evolution Of The Terminator's Killer Robots

Many movies, books, and TV shows predict an AI and robot apocalypse. But which one first pops into your mind when you hear killer robots? We’ll wager it’s the Terminator. From its inception in 1984, there have been five movies (including the just released Terminator Genisys), a television series, …

Largest Spiral Galaxy in Universe Revealed

Astronomers have crowned the universe's largest known spiral galaxy, a spectacular behemoth five times bigger than our own Milky Way.<p>The title-holder …

Universe’s hidden supermassive black holes revealed

Astronomers have found evidence for a large population of hidden supermassive black holes in the Universe.<p>Using NASA’s Nuclear Spectroscopic …

Iris van Herpen’s Science Fashion

Iris van Herpen on the weird wonderland of creative possibilities in new technologies from nanorobotics to synthetic biology.<p><b>AMSTERDAM, The</b> …

Government to release Britain’s UFO ‘X-Files’ – which could prove aliens exist

Conspiracy theorists are over the moon after the government ‘caved in’ and agreed to release secret files on UFO visits to Britain – including an …

Scientists have discovered fundamental property of light 150 years after Maxwell's famous theory

Light plays a vital role in our everyday lives and technologies based on light are all around us. So we might expect that our understanding of light …

The Philae Comet Could Be Home to Microbial Alien Life, Scientists Say

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Is the Universe Less Crowded Than Scientists Thought?

New research cuts the estimated number of the most distant galaxies by 10 to 100 times.<p>Over the years, the Hubble Space Telescope has allowed …