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NASA is helping Stephen Hawking get a tiny ship to Alpha Centauri

NASA is helping Stephen Hawking and Russian venture capitalist Yuri Milner with the monumental task of getting a tiny probe to Alpha Centauri, the nearest star system to Earth. Project Starshot aims to propel a lightweight silicon "StarChip" to one-fifth the speed of light by hitting it with lasers …

9-Year-Old Boy Graduates High School and Starts College, Wants to Become Astrophysicist: 'I Want to Prove That God Does Exist'

At 9 years old, William Maillis is like a lot of other boys his age, enjoying video games, knock-knock jokes, sports and hanging out with friends. …

'There is no one I can vote for with a clear conscience': Undecided voters speak out

Huge numbers of voters have yet to make up their mind in the 2016 presidential election. Here, some of them tell us why<p>The reason I am undecided is because no candidate deserves my vote.

Kim Kardashian Considering A Vote For Trump Must Be A Sign Of The Apocalypse

Kim Kardashian may not seem like the patron saint of feminism — she subscribes to a brand of female empowerment that mostly involves a woman’s right to take pictures of herself with her clothes off — but she’s largely viewed as a progressive public figure nonetheless. So it wasn’t out of character …

Professor who correctly predicted last 30 years of presidential elections says Trump will win

By Josh King<p>While most of America sees the current presidential race as still undecided, American University Professor Alan Lichtman says he knows the winner.<p>Lichtman, who has correctly predicted every presidential election since 1984, says he uses a 13 question true/false method which he calls the …

Democratic Party

Stephen Hawking warns that humanity should not respond to aliens in case they kill us all

If we actually end up discovering aliens then they’ll probably just wipe us all out, Stephen Hawking has said.<p>When we made contact with any aliens it …

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UN meeting tackles the 'fundamental threat' of antibiotic-resistant superbugs

All 193 UN member states have agreed to combat the proliferation of drug-resistant infections, estimated to kill more than 700,000 people each year<p>The UN secretary general, Ban Ki-moon, said antimicrobial resistance is a “fundamental threat” to global health and safety at the first general assembly …

High Level

Crowdfunding project of the week: iBand+ induces lucid dreaming and helps you sleep better

It’s Sunday and you probably need to catch up on sleep after your weekend adventures (I know I do). But before you go into dreamland you should take a look at today’s ‘Crowdfunding project of the week’. In this article series we highlight some of the coolest campaigns from websites like Kickstarter …

Earth - We might live in a computer program, but it may not matter

<i>This story is part of BBC Earth's "Best of 2016" list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.</i><p>Are you real? What about me?<p>These used to be questions that only philosophers worried about. Scientists just got on with figuring out how the world is, and why. But some of the current best …

Quantum Physics

Long-missing U.S. student reportedly kidnapped in China in '04, forced to tutor North Korean dictator

An American college student who disappeared in China 12 years ago and was believed to have died was in fact kidnapped and forced to work as Kim Jong Un's personal tutor in Pyongyang, where he remains to this day, according to a South Korean activist organization.<p>David Sneddon, then a 24-year-old …

Brain-to-Brain Communication Is Closer Than You Think

Don't call it telepathy, but call it very cool.<p>When neuroscientists used a monkey's thoughts to control computers, it was a huge breakthrough in mind-machine research. But harnessing brain waves has become even more complex now that humans are the subjects. Recently, researchers used the thoughts …

So, King Tut Had a Knife From Outer Space

Where can we get one of these?<p>It's been nearly a century since Howard Carter discovered the tomb of Tutankhamun and we're still learning surprising things about the Egyptian boy king. This knife of King Tut that Carter first described in 1925 is made of a meteorite, according to a new study.<p>Using …

Physicists Think They Know What Planet Nine Is: An Exoplanet Stolen From Another Star

Is this the first exoplanet ever found inside our Solar System?<p>Everything about Planet Nine is weird. There’s the fact that something 10 times more …

11 States to Sue Obama Administration Over Transgender Bathroom Directive

Eleven states have sued the Obama administration over its sweeping directive requiring all public school districts to grant transgender students access to the bathrooms that correspond with their gender identities.<p>Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced the lawsuit Wednesday on Twitter, offering the …

Proof of the Soul

I was brushing my teeth yesterday when it suddenly occurred to me that proof of the soul--the much maligned intangible essence that far too many scientists, materialists and behavioral psychologists like to marginalize as "brain epiphenomenon"--was staring me right in the face.<p>In fact, my face had …

Physics

10 Amazing Facts You Didn’t Know About Space

Space is a never-ending research topic. What is out there, we hardly know. Here, we look at 10 amazing facts you probably didn't know about space.

40 Volcanoes Are Erupting Right Now As The Crust Of The Earth Becomes Increasingly Unstable

<b>Have you noticed that our planet has begun to shake, rattle and roll?</b><p>Over the past few days we have seen major volcanic eruptions in Costa Rica and …

13 Wild Science Facts You Probably Didn't Learn in High School

Show kids the good stuff!<p>We learn about some awesome science in high school - like Einstein's theory of relativity, the Periodic table, and DNA …

Philippines terror group Abu Sayyaf releases 'final' hostage video

<b>(CNN) —</b> Philippines-based terror group and ISIS affiliate Abu Sayyaf has released a "final" video of three hostages pleading with Filipino president-elect Rodrigo Duterte and their embassies for assistance.<p>The video, released Sunday, anticipates a rapidly-expiring June 13 deadline set by the group, …

Isis leader encourages lone wolf attacks on civilians in Europe and US

Spokesman for group’s media arm tells followers the US-led war is doomed to failure and urges sympathizers to take action during the holy month of Ramadan<p>An Islamic State spokesman has urged sympathizers in Europe and the US to launch attacks on civilians there if they are unable to travel to the …

'NASA images show giant hole at North Pole leading to hollow Earth' conspiracy theorists claim

These images reveal NASA is hiding a huge hole leading directly to the centre of the Earth, conspiracy theorists have claimed.<p>The “devastating” …

Paranormal

Congress Challenges NASA to Get to Jupiter's Moon Europa

Evidence is mounting that Jupiter's icy moon Europa might hold alien life, and Congress wants NASA to hurry up and go find out.<p>Just this week, …

Woman endures five years of slavery, chains, starvation

<b>Mexico City (CNN) —</b> She's 23 years old, but her petite frame makes her look like a teenager.<p>Her bright eyes and friendly smile can easily hide the horrors she has lived, unimaginable physical and mental abuse that almost took her life.<p>She calls herself Zunduri, although that's not her real name. …

10 mind-blowing facts about black holes

Scientists believe they are formed when the corpse of a massive star collapses in on itself, becoming so dense that it warps the fabric of space and time.<p>And any matter that crosses their event horizons, also known as the point of no return, spirals helplessly toward an unknown fate.<p>Despite decades …

Black Holes