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This Is How All Your Favorite Chefs Make Deviled Eggs

'Tis the season for deviled eggs, and we've got a fresh batch of recipe inspiration from your favorite chefs. Take a break from traditional deviled eggs and add crab like Giada De Laurentiis, smoked salmon à la Ina Garten, or pink peppercorns if you're channeling Alton Brown. Ahead, check out all …

Cooking

Does Dark Matter Exist, Or Is Gravity Wrong? The Answer Lies Billions Of Years In The Past

When we look out at the luminous matter in the Universe — stars, galaxies, clusters of galaxies and the hot gas in and between them — it tells a couple of different stories. One is the story of how normal matter (based on atomic nuclei and electrons) comes together to emit, absorb and otherwise …

Dark Matter

Scientists genetically modified ants using CRISPR to show how their societies evolved

CRISPR, the gene-editing tool that promises to cure disease, create superbabies, and breed designer animals, just led to a breakthrough in evolutionary biology research.<p>In a new study, researchers at Rockefeller University report that they successfully engineered the first genetically modified …

See our solar system like you've never seen it before

Book Excerpt: Otherworlds<p><i>The following is an excerpt from Otherworlds by Michael Benson.</i><p><i>Editors note: to see all of the incredible, otherworldly details in these photos, click on the arrows at the top right of each image to enlarge.</i><p><i>Excerpted from Otherworlds by Michael Benson, published by Abrams</i> …

This New Phenomenon Squeezes Electrons to Speeds Physicists Didn't Even Know Were Possible

Now entering 'superballistic' mode.<p>Imagine you've got 50 people all trying to squeeze through the same doorway at the same time. That stress-filled …

This Black Hole is Helping Birth Stars Instead of Annihilating Them

Black holes always spell bad news for matter, right? Well, new observations of the Phoenix Cluster using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter …

Universe

Scientists Have Filmed a 'Sonic Boom' of Light For The First Time

Whoa.<p>For the first time, researchers have filmed light creating a ‘sonic boom’ - officially known as a photonic Mach cone - using a new type of …

Reality Is Not What It Seems by Carlo Rovelli review – physics versus certainty

Carlo Rovelli’s slim poetic meditation <i>Seven Brief Lessons on Physics</i> managed to clarify the troubling uncertainties of Einsteinian relativity, quantum theory and other physical exotica. Less than 80 pages long, it became one of the fastest-selling science books ever, and has now sold a million …

Physics

These 11 Images from NASA Were Shot on Kodak Ektachome

With the very recent announcement of Kodak Ektachrome coming back to the market, there are folks saying that Ektachrome wasn’t anything so special. …

Kodak

Elements Of Life Discovered Everywhere In The Milky Way

For a long time, humanity has known that the raw ingredients for life weren’t created at the same time as the Universe, but rather needed to be created, over time, from previous generations of stars. Measuring and mapping the abundances of the individual stars within the Milky Way has previously …

Universe

Astronomer Predicts Two Stars Will Collide, Changing the Night Sky

The explosion would create a super-bright nova.<p>A few years ago, Larry Molnar, a professor at Calvin College, made a bold prediction: what appeared to be a pulsing star, KIC 9832227, was in fact two stars, rapidly orbiting each other on a collision course. It was a far fetched explanation, but after …

Universe

Earth-like planets may not be very Earth-like

When is an "Earth-like" planet not Earth-like? It's a question that the search for life beyond the Solar System revolves around, and a team of …

Can the world fight climate change in the era of Trump? Obama’s science adviser thinks so.

Dr. Holdren weighs in on climate science, denial, and why every president needs a science adviser.<p>When asked what has kept him in his job for so …

Wormholes, a little rip and a big bounce: Mind-boggling theories about the universe from 2016

What theoretical physicists have found out about the cosmos over the past 12 months.<p>What happened before the Big Bang? When will the universe end? …

Seafloor Robot Breaks World Record While Collecting Climate Data

A robot that crawls over the abyssal seafloor collecting data on fecal matter and other bits of "marine snow" just broke the world record for longest seafloor stay at 367 days, and longest distance traveled (about 1 mile, or 1.6 kilometers) by any of its kind.<p>To be fair, the robot is the only of …

Physicists Create World’s First Time Crystal - MIT Technology Review

Crystals are extraordinary objects, not least because of their symmetry. Crystals form repeating patterns that are the same in some directions but …

Quantum Physics

This Awesome Video Shows The Scale of The Universe in The Best Way Possible

I mean, we knew the Universe was big, but...<p>We get it. The Universe is epic, vast, and unknowable, and Earth is tiny. There are black holes billions …

Universe

Scientists still have questions about the mysterious Eye of the Sahara

For millennia, the Eye of the Sahara was hiding in plain sight.<p>That's because this huge and mysterious geologic formation is hard to spot from ground level, walking around on Earth.<p>It turns out that we really discovered this incredible bull's-eye in the sand only when we began sending humans into …

How China is rewriting the book on human origins

Fossil finds in China are challenging ideas about the evolution of modern humans and our closest relatives.<p>On the outskirts of Beijing, a small …

Juno mission returns first image of Jupiter and its famous Great Red Spot since going into orbit

The US space agency's Juno space mission to solve the mystery of what lies beneath the swirling storm clouds of Jupiter has sent back its first imagery since going into orbit.<p>Nasa on Tuesday released a picture taken by the spacecraft of the huge gas giant, showing a sunlit section of the planet …

Astronomy

Out of this world: why the most important art today is made in space

It’s all about scale. A black dot is moving across the face of a blazing giant. The shadow of the planet looks tiny, compared with the vast flaming orb of the sun embracing it, whose flares and vortices of unimaginable heat shudder the imagination. What a brilliant way to convey the size and power …

Universe

This Infographic Shows Just How Much of The Ocean We Don't See

We have so much left to discover.<p>People sometimes forget that oceans contain a lot more than the water you see just beneath the surface.<p>The depths …

Deep, old water explains why Antarctic Ocean hasn't warmed - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

The waters surrounding Antarctica may be one of the last places to experience human-driven climate change. New research from the University of …

Earth's core is 2.5 years younger than its crust due to some eerie physics

If it sounds impossible to you that the surface of our planet is actually older than its inner core, prepare to have you mind blown, because according to new calculations, the inside of Earth is actually 2.5 years younger than the outside.<p>How is that even possible? Well, it all comes down to the …

How The Brain Tells Real From Fake: From Fine Art To Fine Wine

"If I'm allowed to have a favorite forger, which I know sounds a little bit funny, it would be Eric Hebborn, who's really the prince of art forgers," Noah Charney says. "He's the only one of over sixty that I look at in my book who I think is at the same level as the artists he forged."<p>This week on …