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High-resolution Nasa images show magnetic braids of the sun - video

Nasa images of the sun's outer atmosphere, the highest resolution pictures ever achieved. The agency launched the High Resolution Coronal Imager, or Hi-C, on 11 July 2012 from White Sands missile range in New Mexico. Hi-C's image sequences show the twisting up or braiding of the magnetic field that …

How big is the universe … compared with a grain of sand? - video

Scientist praises socialist philosopher under attack from senator Joseph McCarthy in letters written in 1954<p>Published: 1 Mar 2013<p><b>Stephen Curry:</b> Wonders of Life is the amazing story of the physics of living things, but underneath there is a harder and more complex tale to tell<p>Published: 18 Feb …

Nasa Curiosity rover tests suggest life may have existed on Mars

An ancient network of rivers on Mars once made parts of the planet habitable for microbial life, according to the latest analysis from Nasa's Curiosity rover.<p>Rock dust drilled from sediments in the giant Gale crater on the red planet were found to contain clay minerals that can have formed only in …

Animal astronauts: the unsung heroes of space exploration

From intrepid turtles to pioneering jellyfish, a host of animals have made their mark as the unsung heroes of space exploration.<p>Early animal astronauts were used to test the effects of zero gravity and extreme pressure on the body, and their modern-day counterparts are used in experiments on board …

Mars Curiosity rover to continue roving after technical glitch

Nasa engineers have overcome a computer glitch that shut down the space agency's car-sized Mars rover, Curiosity, earlier this week.<p>The $2.5bn rover went into a precautionary "safe mode" on Sunday, when a command file failed a check by protective software on board the mobile science …

Mission to the Mars Desert Research Station in Utah – in pictures

Photojournalist Jim Urquhart always wanted to go into space. Here he comes close to his dream, documenting a team of scientists who are using the Utah desert as a dry run for future missions to Mars

Is Hillary Clinton Stunting the Democratic Party's Development?

If the party looks back to the 1990s with its presidential nominee, it could be bad news for the rising generation of leaders.<p>Hillary Clinton has dominated the Democratic presidential discussion like few other candidates before her. Two years out from the Iowa caucuses, she already has a top-tier …

Grace Kelly On Piano Jazz

Alto saxophone phenom Grace Kelly has recorded with icons Lee Konitz and Phil Woods and is a seasoned road warrior with tour dates around the world. And she's till in her early 20s. She recently added vocalist to her resume. On this <i>Piano Jazz</i> recorded in 2008, Kelly performs tunes by Thelonious …

The Week In Numbers: The Oldest Star In The Universe, Gaming For Science, And More

<b>90 minutes</b>: the time it takes to make your own light-up Valentine's Day card using conductive ink<p><b>13 billion years</b>: the age of the oldest known star in the universe<p><b>14,000 tons</b>: the mass of Fermilab's unfinished, 500-mile-long neutrino detector, which saw its first particles this week<p><b>73 percent</b>: the …

'Black Widow' Solo Film Still In Development – /Film

For years, Marvel Studios President <b>Kevin Feige</b> has said Marvel was interested in giving <i>Black Widow</i> her own film. From the character’s first …

Modern Genes Reveal 100 Major Population Shifts In Human History

Wherever conquerors go, they leave a little bit of their genetics. Gene analyses of modern people are able to reveal those influences.<p><i>Spread of Mongol Empire. Astrokey44 on Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA 3.0</i><p>Violence and love, conquest and assimilation, they're all in your DNA. Literally. As human …

Mario Kart Arcade GP DX playable at Dave & Busters

Mario Kart Arcade GP DX is currently playable at Dave & Busters locations throughout the US. As of now, it appears to be the only place in the US …

Firefly 2014 Lineup: Foo Fighters, OutKast, Jack Johnson to Headline

<b>Update 1/21: Beck has been added as a Firefly headliner!</b><p>Firefly Music Festival is returning to The Woodlands in Dover, Delaware, for the third year …

David Bowie is healthy and may even sing in public again, says Tony Visconti

The inside story on David Bowie's health, his new single and the surprise comeback that is delighting fans. His closest ally promises there is much more still to come.<p>David Bowie is not sick, says his close friend Tony Visconti. “People thought he was dying. He’s not dying any time soon, let me …

Michael Keaton Says He's in With Tim Burton for BEETLEJUICE 2

Free-to-play mech shooter Hawken abandons dedicated launcher, migrates to Steam

After operating more than a year with its own dedicated launcher, free-to-play multiplayer mech combat game Hawken is coming exclusively to Steam.<p>Developer Adhesive Games and publisher Meteror Entertainment said on the game's official blog they're bringing the game to Steam after the community …

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EP 2

It’s not quite the Pixies; more like spray-on Pixies. As with <i>EP 1</i>, released last fall, this four-song set feels like a faint echo of the band’s later …

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The Crystal Method attempts to blend tried and trendy on a new LP

Two decades before the United States draped itself in an EDM blanket, The Crystal Method’s Scott Kirkland and Ken D. Jordan self-drew the blueprint …

Unorthodox Jukebox

Bruno Mars doesn’t do low stakes. He is a drama king, a man who thrives on grand statements, soap-opera plotlines and actual-opera melodrama. On his …

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No Depression: Legacy Edition

Pitched as “Hüsker Dü meets Woody Guthrie,” Uncle Tupelo‘s 1990 debut made the countrypunk notions of the Mekons, the Meat Puppets and others into …

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That Girl

It’s a daunting task to separate Sugarland’s Jennifer Nettles from the bells and whistles of her platinum-selling pop-country band – the …

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Videodrome 134 – This week’s best videos

Explore fresh music videos from the likes of The Notwist, Sixth June, Gardens & Villa, Chelsea Wolfe and many<p><b>Each week, Moritz Gayard rounds up the best new music videos so you don’t have to.</b><p>Hello from the video front: this week Michel Gondry is joining the music video world after three years, for …

Pa. woman admits killing man she met on Craigslist, claims she killed others

A Pennsylvania woman has admitted to killing a man she met through a Craigslist advertisement and claimed to have killed more than 20 other people across the country.<p>Miranda Barbour, 19, claims in an interview with the Daily Item of Sunbury, Pa., to have killed at least 22 other people in Alaska, …

West Coast apocalypse: How “earthquake storms” could devastate California

<b>The San Francisco Earthquake of 1906, in the vicinity of Post St. and Grant Ave. (Wikimedia/photo tinting by Salon)</b><p>A major earthquake wouldn’t just be disastrous in its own right — it could trigger an even deadlier chain reaction<p>John Dvorak<p>February 15, 2014 7:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Earthquake …

What Americans Don't Know About Science

On a recent survey, just 74 percent of Americans said that the Earth revolves around the sun.<p>Every two years, the National Science Foundation releases a report on the state of science in the U.S. and around the world. It includes survey data for how Americans answer basic scientific questions such …