Rich Zheng

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25 Sci-Fi Movies to Stream on Netflix Right Now

<i>If you’re in the mood to visit faraway planets without leaving your couch, consider any one of these science-fiction flicks available to stream on</i> …

Researchers achieve ultimate resolution limit in fluorescence microscopy

It is the holy grail of light microscopy: improving the resolving power of this method such that one can individually discern molecules that are very …

What Does Empty Space Sound Like? We Need Your Help to Find Out

<i>This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Space.com's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights.</i><p>We …

Solar System

Where Are Rents Rising the Most? | Investopedia

Being a renter in the U.S. has become a pricey proposition these days. As of December 2016, the national median rental rate for a one-bedroom …

Real Estate

Scientists have officially named the four newest elements of the periodic table

With only 118 elements in the periodic table, it’s a rare day in science when four new elements get bestowed their names. Yet that’s exactly what happened yesterday (Nov. 30) when the official chemistry body announced that it had approved the proposed names for four elements discovered and …

Chemistry

Great Scifi Movies You May Have Missed in 2016 (But Shouldn't Have)

It’s a holiday weekend, which probably means you have some down time. What better activity, while you’re digesting that leftover Turkey, than …

Exactly 50 years ago, the Supreme Court ducked the question whether the “winner take all” system for allocating electors violates the Equal Protection Clause

How different the world would have been if the Court had taken up Delaware’s request, and tested whether the state constructed rule of “winner take …

Mississippi residents unsure of controversial billboard's intent

<b>(CNN) —</b> A provocative roadside billboard in Mississippi that mixes art and politics has united onlookers in anger and confusion.<p>The sign on Highway 80 outside Pearl features President-elect Donald Trump's campaign slogan, "Make America Great Again," superimposed on a well-known Civil Rights-era …

Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains 2 Things Most People Can't Grasp

Apparently, we have a problem with time and size.<p>There are plenty of things scientists don’t understand about the universe, but for everyday folks, some of the biggest misconceptions are about the basics: time and size.<p>Neil deGrasse Tyson, the world-famous astrophysicist, director of the Hayden …

Neil deGrasse Tyson

Mortgage rules explained, from credit scores to income requirements

New programs and updated regulations are changing the mortgage game<p>Following the 2008 financial crisis, mortgage lending ground to a halt for all but the most perfect of borrowers, and largely stayed that way until recently. Two years ago, lenders began to ease mortgage standards, and today, it’s …

Yes, the white male anger that fueled Trump’s victory was real — but it isn’t valid

<b>(Reuters/Joshua Roberts)</b><p>Make no mistake, Trumpers are angry. What they’re angry about is the loss of unearned race and gender privilege<p>Amanda Marcotte<p>November 11, 2016 1:00pm (UTC)<p>The anger that Donald Trump voters feel is very real. You don't fling a proto-fascist pussy-grabbing monstrosity into …