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New Super-Crisp Images of Neptune Show How Far Our Telescopes Have Come

This is a new picture of Neptune taken from the Earth. It’s nothing short of amazing.<p>You’ve probably seen better pictures of Neptune from when …

Astronomy

Using Mobile Apps to Explore Pluto at Opposition

This week, the small and distant dwarf planet Pluto will reach opposition, the time of the year when the object is closest to Earth and brightest in …

Astronomy

Nearby alien planet may be capable of supporting life

One of the nearest exoplanets to Earth may be a decent abode for life.<p>Ross 128b — which lies just 11 light-years from our planet — is likely a rocky and temperate world, a new study suggests.<p>"Although Ross 128b is not Earth's twin, and there is still much we don’t know about its potential geologic …

Astronomy

Cancer cells engineered with CRISPR slay their own kin

Scientists can program the stealth cells to die before creating new tumors.

Immunotherapy

There's Spooky Plasma Music Traveling From Saturn to its Weirdest Moon

Two weeks before Cassini, a robot probe, destroyed itself in a controlled dive into Saturn's whirling atmosphere, it heard the gas giant sing to its …

Astronomy

NASA Is Running Out of Time to Save Kepler Space Telescope — Here’s Why

Launched in 2009, the Kepler Space Telescope’s mission was to search the galaxy for exoplanets. It found thousands of new planets, some Earth-like, …

Telescopes

The world-famous garden at Stourhead

With hills, water and classical architecture overlaid by a fabulous collection of trees and shrubs, Stourhead was described as ‘a living work of art’ …

National Trust

Horror films you didn't know are based on true stories

When it comes to horror films based on true stories there are a few obvious candidates. Yes, <i>Amityville</i>, <i>The Exorcist</i> and <i>The Strangers</i> were all …

Horror

How Much Would It Cost to Build Jurassic Park Anyway?

<i>Our editors delve into Curiosity's top stories every day on a podcast that's shorter than your commute. Click here to listen and learn — in just a</i> …

Stephen Hawking's Voice Is Being Broadcast Into Space

The voice of legendary physicist Stephen Hawking is to be broadcast into space after his memorial service on Friday, according to British media outlets.<p>Specifically, it will be directed toward the nearest black hole. Hawking, who died in March, revolutionized the scientific understanding of black …

Stephen Hawking

Avengers: Infinity War's heroes could've beaten Thanos easily with these tactics

<b>Warning – huge, major, massive spoilers for Avengers: Infinity War.</b><p>A viral video has cunningly revealed how the <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i> heroes could've …

Solar Minimum Approaching | A Mini Ice Age?

Sunspots are disappearing more rapidly than usual as the Sun prepares to enter the solar minimum. The last time the absence of sunspots was so …

Haunted by your dead friends: will Facebook ever let us mourn in peace?

The social media giant can plan ahead for your death, but not the impact it will have on your friends.<p>I am, and always have been, an apathetic …

He Was Dying. Antibiotics Weren’t Working. Then Doctors Tried a Forgotten Treatment.

Steffanie Strathdee hunched over her laptop, fretting. She barely noticed the kittens asleep next to her or the serene Buddha figure across the …

Lasers Could Make Computers 1 Million Times Faster

A billion operations per second isn't cool. Know what's cool? A million billion operations per second.<p>That's the promise of a new computing technique …

What's the Most Massive Object in the Universe?

<i>Editor's Note: This story was updated at 5:10 p.m. E.T.</i><p>There's nothing like staring up at the night sky to make you feel small.<p>But when looking out …

Tomorrow's Star Map Release Could Revolutionize Our Understanding of Astronomy

Astronomers from <b></b>the European Space Agency’s Gaia mission <b></b>will release the biggest map of our galaxy ever tomorrow, using data collected by the Gaia …

These diamonds from space formed inside a long-lost planet, scientists say

Ten years ago, an Arizona astronomer spotted an asteroid that was headed straight for Earth. Swiftly he summoned the help of colleagues and casual stargazers, who tracked the space rock as it exploded in the sky, raining shrapnel down on the Nubian desert in Sudan. Students from the University of …

Earth Science

Center Of The Milky Way Has Thousands Of Black Holes, Study Shows

The supermassive black hole lurking at the center of our galaxy appears to have a lot of company, according to a new study that suggests the monster is surrounded by about 10,000 other black holes.<p>For decades, scientists have thought that black holes should sink to the center of galaxies and …

Universe

Top ten Android phones of all time

Android phones are like Windows computers in the mobile space. Dozens upon dozens of different manufacturers build devices in all price ranges, from …

They were sold a fantasy of middle-class life. Now Ola and Uber drivers face a brutal reality

Tanveer Pasha, a 33-year-old taxi driver in Bengaluru, is in a dilemma. As president of the OTU (Ola, Taxiforsure, and Uber) Drivers and Owners Association, he’s keen on joining his colleagues in Mumbai and New Delhi in their March 19 strike against mobile app-based cab aggregators over dwindling …

India

Stephen Hawking’s Beautiful Mind

<b>A brief history of Stephen Hawking</b><p>Stephen Hawking spent his scientific life exploring some of the deepest questions a human caught in the Einsteinian opera of space and time could ask.<p>Although Einstein himself never really accepted it, his general theory of relativity predicted that if enough mass …

Never-Before-Seen Mineral Found Inside a Diamond

Calcium silicate perovskite (CaSiO3) is thought to be the fourth most abundant mineral on the planet, but until recently, it had never been observed …

Veteran Actor Sridevi Passes Away at 54 After Cardiac Arrest in Dubai

Sridevi reportedly suffered cardiac arrest late in the night in Dubai where she had gone to attend a wedding. The actor's body will be flown to India …

Samsung 'Confirms' Galaxy S9 Headline Upgrades

For months Samsung has been trying to give away significant Galaxy S9 features, and now the company has confirmed the three biggest changes…<p>In a trio of official teaser adverts on its Samsung Mobile Korea YouTube channel, the company has left nothing to the imagination and the clips confirm the …

smartphones

Earth's Poles Will Eventually Flip, So What Then?

From animal migrations to human communications, a reversal of Earth’s magnetic poles could seriously mess with life as we know it.<p>Many facets of our lives depend on the Earth’s magnetic field, anchored by the North and South poles, from the electrical grid that powers our computers to the …

The Only Thing You Need to Do to Overcome Fear, According to Neuroscience

How can you overcome fear? Learn how your brain works and it becomes super simple.<p>Many business leaders pretend they are incredibly controlled, stoic, and confident. The perceived ideal image is for them to show that they do not feel fear.<p>Truth?<p>I have never met anyone who doesn't face fear.<p>Every …

Self-improvement

Back to the darkroom: young fans reject digital to revive classic film camera

Photographers relish the return of 35mm film and a crowdfunded SLR camera in a medium they say has more ‘soul’ than digital<p>First it was vinyl LPs. Then more recently, it was the turn of audio cassettes. Now old-style film photography has risen from the almost-dead. Large numbers of still …

Film Photography

Earthquakes Can Trigger Lights In The Sky

<i>Our editors delve into Curiosity's top stories every day on a podcast that's shorter than your commute. Click here to listen and learn — in just a</i> …

Geology

Water did not form on Earth but was brought by asteroids when the planet was 2 million years old

Water arrived on Earth when it was just 20% of its current size.<p>Water, one of the prerequisites for life, arrived on Earth two million years after …