Sam Tompkins

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This Video About The Scale of Black Holes Will Crush Your Poor, Tiny Brain

We were not prepared for this.<p>Black holes are vast, matter-annihilating objects that seem to defy physics by their very existence. They're so weird, …

Aliens are everywhere, says Ivy League professor

Alien life is behind the mysteries of the universe, according to a radical new theory.<p>Ancient non-human lifeforms morphed into the physical world and are the driving force behind mind-boggling quantum physics and phenomena like dark matter, according to a Columbia University astrophysicist.<p>The …

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Is Gravity Really A Fundamental Force?

This is a question that has been on the mind of many scientists and astronomers for a long time. For years they have worked at trying to quantize …

ANXIETY. Why Do People Hide It And Hide Away From It?

Similar to depression, anxiety is also another most common mental disorder with this certain taboo surrounding it. And again, replicating …

Depression

Science fact: Sci-fi inventions that became reality

<b>The story of a 14-year-old girl who won a landmark legal battle to be preserved cryogenically has many people wondering how such technology actually works - for many of us, it seems like something straight out of science fiction.</b><p>But sci-fi has a long history of becoming science fact, as outlandish …

The Universe Could Be One Giant Alien Claims Scientist

Are we living inside an alien?<p>A scientist has put forward the extraordinary idea that one of the reasons we haven’t found alien life yet is because …

New Method Could Make Quantum Computers a Reality Sooner Than We Thought

A Little Less Unmanageable<p>Researchers from the Tyndall National Institute have devised a method that would make entangling photons easier, and …

It's Official: NASA's Peer-Reviewed EM Drive Paper Has Finally Been Published

It works.<p>After months of speculation and leaked documents, NASA's long-awaited EM Drive paper has <i>finally</i> been peer-reviewed and published. And it …

Stephen Hawking just gave us a sobering but inspiring reason to keep looking to space

Recently, one of the world’s most renowned physicists spoke at the Oxford University Union about the need to continue our work in space. In fact, …

Stephen Hawking

The Math That’s Too Difficult for Physics

How do physicists reconstruct what really happened in a particle collision? Through calculations that are so challenging that, in some cases, they …

What a Trump presidency means for NASA and the future of space exploration

NASA’s scientific mission doesn’t make the US space agency immune to the politics of presidential transitions. After all, there are billions of dollars of programs and funding at stake.<p>Witness the hand-off in 2008 from US president George W. Bush to Barack Obama: The future of an expensive plan …

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