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Bad News for Kissers: Mono Virus is Actually Linked to 7 Other Diseases

Celibacy's looking pretty great right now.<p>Getting mono is a double-edged sword. On the one hand, it means you have someone to kiss, or at least swap …

Multiple Sclerosis

Google’s astounding new search tool will answer any question by reading thousands of books

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada<p>Imagine if you could gather thousands of writers in a circle to discuss one question. What would optimist Thomas L. Friedman say about intervening in Syria, for example? Would chaos theorist Santo Banerjee concur?<p>Google now has a way to convene that kind of …

British Columbia

A Radiant Lyrid Meteor Shower Is Coming to Light up the Sky — Here’s How to Watch

There will be shooting stars and a chance of fireballs early on April 23 when Earth busts into space dust left by an ancient comet.<p>Will you see a …

Astronomy

Scholars Have Found a Rare Copy of Heretical Writings on Jesus And His 'Brother'

This didn't make it into the Bible.<p>Near what is today the Egyptian town of Nag Hammadi, some 1,400 years or so ago, somebody buried a whole bunch of …

Theology

If You Thought Quantum Mechanics Was Weird, Wait Till You Hear About Entangled Time

In the summer of 1935, the physicists Albert Einstein and Erwin Schrödinger engaged in a rich, multifaceted and sometimes fretful correspondence …

Quantum Mechanics

Elusive Higgs-Like State Created in Exotic Materials

Two teams of physicists have created the "Higgs mode" – a link between particle physics and the physics of matter. The work could help researchers …

How Room-Temperature Superconductivity Could Change the World

In Search of Room-Temperature Superconductors<p>Imagine a world in which magnetic levitation (maglev) trains are commonplace, computers are …

Physicists build bizarre molecules called 'Rydberg polarons'

Using lasers, U.S. and Austrian physicists have coaxed ultracold strontium atoms into complex structures unlike any previously seen in nature.

Quantum Mechanics

Scientists discover how to distinguish beams of entangled photons

A team from the Faculty of Physics, MSU, has developed a method for creating two beams of entangled photons to measure the delay between them. In the …

Quantum Mechanics

NASA's Images of the International Space Station Flying in Front of the Solar Eclipse Are Mind Blowing!

Unless you have been living under a rock, you probably know that the recent solar eclipse has had massive media coverage and has had everyone from …

Space

Asgardia, the world's first 'space nation' - CNN Style

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Cookies

Proxima B: 'Second Earth' Just Four Light Years Away Could Be Habitable, According To Scientists

The planet lies within its star's habitable zone.<p>A planet orbiting our closest neighbouring star may feature a stable climate that could support …

Universe

Mind-Blowing New Theory Connects Black Holes, Dark Matter, and Gravitational Waves

The past few years have been incredible for physics discoveries. Scientists spotted the Higgs boson, a particle they’d been hunting for almost 50 …

Physics

NASA’s $1 Billion Juno Probe Sends Back Stunning Photos of Jupiter’s Poles

Five years after beginning its very long journey, NASA’s Juno spacecraft has beamed back photos of Jupiter’s poles for the first time… and they’re …

Simulation suggests 68 percent of the universe may not actually exist

According to the Lambda Cold Dark Matter (Lambda-CDM) model, which is the current accepted standard for how the universe began and evolved, the …

Dark Matter

Scientists Have Detected an Unexplained Explosion Coming From a Galaxy 10.7 Billion Light-Years Away

1,000 times more energy than every star in the galaxy.<p>Scientists have taken the deepest X-ray image of our Universe to date - and within it, they've …

European Space Agency

NASA images of the Red Planet are strong evidence that aliens exist! [VIDEO]

The video shows three symmetrically aligned one mile-high structures, which seem to be constructed with perfection.<p>Conspiracy theorists have come up …

Close to absolute zero, the particles exhibit their quantum nature

<i>Keeping a close eye on everything: Christian Ast checks the connections of the scanning tunneling microscope (top). Researchers in the Nanoscale</i> …

Quantum Mechanics

SpaceX’s Rocket Explosion Was Set Off By A Truly Weird Accident

There’s a reason that “rocket science” is the gold standard metaphor for complex, difficult tasks. Rockets are finicky creatures as likely to blow up as they are to work — something SpaceX learned the hard way when their Falcon 9 rocket exploded on the launch pad in September, a blast so concussive …

3 Physicists Win Nobel Prize For Theoretical Research Into Phases Of Matter

The Nobel Prize in Physics for 2016 has been awarded to three theoretical researchers for their insights into the odd behavior of matter in unusual phases, like superconductors, superfluid films and some kinds of magnets.<p>David J. Thouless receives half the prize, and Duncan M. Haldane and J. …

Physics

Elon Musk just unveiled a critical piece of his plan to save humanity by colonizing Mars

Tech billionaire Elon Musk is convinced that humans must colonize Mars with a million people if humanity is to survive long term.<p>To that effect, he almost went broke funding his aerospace company SpaceX in 2008 to keep developing next-generation rockets.<p>And on Tuesday, at a challenging moment in …

Space Travel

NASA Shares Cool Pics of Massive Rocket That'll Take Us to Mars

Yes, the way we currently design rockets is pretty inefficient, but NASA is hard at work building the largest rocket in the world, and the agency …

Space Exploration

It's a Blowout: ULA 111, Ariane 73, SpaceX 0

SpaceX's winning streak went up in a ball of fire and a puff of smoke in September. Image source: U.S. 45th Space Wing.<p>Americans love to cheer for an underdog. So let me preface today's column with a hearty three cheers for SpaceX -- the first company to land an orbital rocket back on Earth on its …

The Universe expands equally in all directions -- and this is bad news for Einstein's equations

Researchers analyzed the background radiation left over from the Big Bang to put an end to a long standing debate: Is our Universe expanding the same …

Blue Origin reveals enormous new reusable rocket to blast SpaceX

Billionaire entrepreneur Jeff Bezos promises that both satellites and people will be launched into space by 2020 in his newly revealed enormous, …

This Universe Was Made For Us

Physicists who are inclined to believe in God refer to the Cosmos as an “Anthropic Universe” — a universe made specifically, perfectly, for …

New mini-moon discovered orbiting Earth

This isn’t April fools day, and we’re not pulling your leg – there is indeed a second rocky companion out in space orbiting Earth – besides our moon. …

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