Shaggy Fernandez

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Quantum Theory Explains What Consciousness Is

<b>For a very long time mankind has questioned what consciousness is</b> – whether our ability to think, our free will, is tied directly to our soul or if …

The Switch That Turns on Immortality - Seven Figure Publishing

The most commonly used human cell line in biological research was derived from a poor, black tobacco farmer named Henrietta Lacks in 1951. Hers are …

Cancer Cells

This Week's Night Sky: Spot a Trio of Spiral Galaxies

See galactic triplets, the faraway gas giant Neptune, and an asteroid gliding past Earth.<p>Under dark, moonless skies this week, the king of the celestial jungle revels galactic treasures, and Saturn points the way to the Scorpion’s stellar claw.<p><b>Target Neptune.</b> With a little help, early risers on …

Watch an Embryo Turn Itself Inside Out

If you’ve ever felt like your life’s turned on its head, be thankful that you’re not this little embryo—which turns itself inside out.<p>This is the …

Explainer: what are fundamental particles?

It is often claimed that the Ancient Greeks were the first to identify objects that have no size, yet are able to build up the world around us …

Physics

Explore 'Interstellar' with Text Adventure, Science Site & April 7 Screening

The science fiction movie epic "Interstellar," is being released on Blu-ray and DVD tomorrow, but in the meantime, fans can dive into the movie …

Will the Large Hadron Collider find a parallel universe?

Will the Large Hadron Collider find a parallel universe? Particle smasher could become a gateway to alternate realities, say scientists<p><b>Scientists</b> …

Get ready for the first real intersection of music and virtual reality

In 1995 I made a seed investment in a tiny company called Harmonix founded by two guys, Alex Rigopulos and Eran Egozy. After one meeting with them I knew I wanted to be part of their journey and made one of my early $25,000 angel investments.<p>The journey they went on as founders and a company was …

Total Solar Eclipse Occurs Friday: Where and How to (Safely) See It

This week, the moon will completely cover the disk of the sun, creating a solar eclipse that only a small part of the world can see.<p>The Friday, March 20 total solar eclipse event will be the first since Nov. 3, 2013. The dark umbral shadow cone of the moon will trace a curved path primarily over …

Solar Eclipse

If you remember this story, another memory will die off

Remembering makes us forget as the process of recall actually causes people to lose other memories<p>Remembering makes us forget as the process of recall actually causes people to lose other memories, a study has found.<p>Researchers at Birmingham University and the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences unit …

Alzheimer's Disease

Pluto Probe Sets a Distance Record for Course Correction

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft has performed a record-setting maneuver to adjust its approach to Pluto ahead of this summer's historic flyby.<p>The New Horizons probe, which will zoom through the Pluto system on July 14, fired its engines for 93 seconds on Tuesday when it was about 3 billion miles …

Solar System

Earth Pictures: Iconic Images of Earth from Space

<i>Editor’s Note: This gallery, originally published in 2012, has been updated to include other more recent and stunning images of our planet from space.</i><p>…

We're Going Back to the Moon! (and SpaceX Isn't Invited)

Privately owned, commercially-driven companies will soon begin landing on the moon. How should investors prepare for the day when they make it …

Planet Neptune: Facts About Its Orbit, Moons & Rings

Neptune is the eighth planet from the sun. It was the first planet to get its existence predicted by mathematical calculations before it was actually …

Astronomy

How your face betrays your personality and health

We are more than just a pretty face. It turns out the shape, size and even colour of our looks can relay some very important information about our personalities, health and sexuality. David Robson investigates.<p>You might expect a great philosopher to look past our surface into the depths of the soul …

Bet You Can’t Guess How These Delicious Deep Space Photos Were Taken

Hint: it might make you hungry.<p>Navid Baraty’s “Wander” photographs look like extra-solar images taken by NASA’s Dawn Spacecraft. But they’re actually something else entirely: food from the Brooklyn photographer’s pantry, scanned on an Epson flatbed printer.<p>“I’ve had a fascination with space ever …

Why 0 to 60 times don’t mean as much as you might think

Whether you read the review of the latest sports car or an argument in a car forum, you are likely to find 0 to 60 times prominently discussed. …

Carl Sagan's Son Is a 9/11 Truther

Carl Sagan is arguably science's biggest rockstar—the ultimate champion for logic and reason. Which makes it all the more painful to find out that …

Paranormal

Scientists say people are terrible at remembering what the Apple logo looks like

Apple's logo is a masterpiece of form. It's a refined, elegant shape that represents the computer brand without the need for words, and represents an expectation of quality. But, according to a UCLA study published last month, nobody can remember what it looks like. Scientists at the university …

How the Universe Made the Stuff That Made Us - Facts So Romantic

When our Universe was in its infancy, the only element it contained was hydrogen, the simplest one—not nearly enough by itself to create interesting …

Physics