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Juno reveals that Jupiter's north pole is 'like nothing we have seen or imagined'

Seen from a different angle, Jupiter looks like a whole new world.<p>After flying within about 2,500 miles of the planet's cloud tops on Aug. 27, NASA's Juno spacecraft has sent home unprecedented images of Jupiter's north pole, revealing a stormy fluid-scape that looks as if it could be on a totally …

Astronomy

Marijuana millionaires cashing in on cannabis legalisation

Jeremy Moberg has gone from illegal grower to tax-paying multi-million dollar businessman in Washington state. Lucy Rock catches up with him between meetings<p>Jeremy Moberg peers into a microscope at a leaf in a Petri dish. “Thrips”, he declares to a man wearing a facemask and surgical gloves. “We’ll …

A Mysterious Object Beyond Pluto Is Coming Into Focus

Pluto may be long gone, but NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft is by no means finished with the outer solar system. For the second time, New Horizons has …

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Meet Planet Nine, The Newly Discovered Ninth Planet In Our Solar System

There’s some debate over just how many planets our solar system has because Pluto never gets a break. But the argument is about to get a lot weirder with the announcement of a potential new planet circling the sun. Meet Planet Nine, the planet we didn’t know existed.<p>To be fair, Planet Nine is …

Universe

Rumors Are Flying That We Finally Found Gravitational Waves

Excited rumors began circulating on Twitter this morning that a major experiment designed to hunt for gravitational waves—ripples in the fabric of …

Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs: Harvard Physicist Lisa Randall on the Astounding Interconnectedness of the Universe

A thrilling cosmological detective story of how the universe evolved and what made our very existence possible.<p>Every successful technology of thought, be it science or philosophy, is a time machine — it peers into the past in order to disassemble the building blocks of how we got to the present, …

Dark Matter

The Strangest Black Holes in the Universe

Photo Credit: Alain R. | Wikimedia Commons<p>Slide 1 of 22<p>Introduction<p>Black holes are gigantic cosmic monsters, exotic objects whose gravity is so …

Rick Simpson Healed 5.000 People from Cancer: This Is a Recipe That Kills All Types of Tumor in 90 Days

Hemp or cannabis oil was used by numerous people for centuries, but it was banned in the second half of the 20th century, as a result of the rise of …

Desperate family calls for medicinal cannabis amnesty after police come knocking

"Now we have possibly one per day and some days are seizure-free," said Mrs Dell. "It has definitely helped."<p>The transformation was so remarkable …

Legalized pot should be sold through LCBO: union

Marijuana should be sold in LCBO stores if the drug is legalized by the federal government, according to the head of the Ontario Public Service …

Newest Pluto pics show day in life of dwarf planet

NASA's newest Pluto pictures depict an entire day on the dwarf planet.<p>The space agency released a series of 10 close-ups of the frosty, faraway world Friday, representing one full rotation, or Pluto day. A Pluto day is equivalent to 6.4 Earth days.<p>The New Horizons spacecraft snapped the pictures as …

Relativity's Long String of Successful Predictions

When he unveiled his general theory of relativity, Albert Einstein wasn’t exactly met with applause. Almost no one else could do the math necessary …

NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover Heads Toward Active Dunes

On its way to higher layers of the mountain where it is investigating how Mars' environment changed billions of years ago, NASA's Curiosity Mars …

Mars Rover

EarthSky’s 2018 meteor shower guide

Bad news. In 2018, moonlight will obscure the Delta Aquarid’s nominal peak in late July. Good news! The Delta Aquarids will still be flying at the …

Scientists Reviewing Data From Spacecraft Make Find ‘Like Nothing We’ve Ever Seen Before’ on Saturn’s Moon

Scientists reviewing infrared data from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft discovered a “monstrous” ice cloud on Saturn’s largest moon, the space agency announced Wednesday.<p>“When we looked at the infrared data, this ice cloud stood out like nothing we’ve ever seen before,” Carrie Anderson of NASA’s Goddard …

Do we need a new theory of gravity?

In the late 1990s physicists discovered, to their consternation, that the expansion of the universe is not slowing but accelerating. Nothing in the …

Hubble uncovers the fading cinders of some of our galaxy’s earliest homesteaders

Using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope to conduct a “cosmic archaeological dig” at the very heart of our Milky Way galaxy, astronomers have uncovered …

Five Mars discoveries that transformed our understanding of the red planet

From ancient lakes to a stripped atmosphere, the planet has given up several secrets in 2015 thanks to the Curiosity rover and teams all around the Earth<p>With a rover trundling over red soil, a spacecraft diving through the atmosphere and teams at work all around the Earth, Mars has given up a …

Ghost Hopping: Episode 2 - "The Price of Possession" EXTENDED EDITION

Death from Above: Mass Extinctions Tied to Comet Strikes

Many of Earth's mass extinctions over the eons have been caused by comet strikes, a new study suggests.<p>Over the past 260 million years, cratering …

If Cannabis Can Kill "Incurable" Brain Cancer, Why Is It Criminalized?

This website is for information purposes only. By providing the information contained herein we are not diagnosing, treating, curing, mitigating, or …

Cancer

Edinburgh astronomers make sunless planet discoveries

<b>Clouds made of droplets of molten iron have been detected on a sunless world 75 light years from Earth.</b><p>The planet-like object, PSO J318.5-22, was already considered one of the strangest ever discovered.<p>About the same size as Jupiter, it floats freely out on its own in space.<p>Scientists estimate it …

Universe

CubeSat companions for ESA’s astroid mission

The five CubeSat concepts to be studied to accompany ESA’s proposed Asteroid Impact Mission into deep space have been selected.<p>The ideas being looked …

Ohio voters to decide on legalizing recreational marijuana use

CLEVELAND (Reuters) - Ohio voters will decide on Tuesday whether to become the first U.S. Midwestern state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, although a rival ballot measure could kill the law before it takes effect.<p>Marijuana enthusiasts walk by a 5 foot plant at the "Weed the People" …

Cannabis

Halloween asteroid that raced by Earth looks eerily like a skull

It's a fittingly creepy end to a surprisingly spooky story from space.<p>Last month, astronomers spotted 2015 TB145, a so-called near-Earth object (NEO) …

Relativity's Legacy: Your Guide to Traveling the Galaxy in Only 20 Years

<i>Paul Sutter is a research fellow at the Astronomical Observatory of Trieste and visiting scholar at the Ohio State University's Center for Cosmology</i> …

Mars is destroying its moon Phobos

Mars has two moons, but they’re both quite small and unusual. Phobos is the larger of the two, and it orbits close to the planet. Even though mars …

Grow Q&A: Storing Marijuana • High Times

Dear Dan, I just purchased a 24.6′ chest freezer & a 2-in-1 Foodsaver to take air out of regular & wide-mouth mason jars for my bountiful harvest …

Marijuana