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Could Queen Nefertiti's Tomb Reveal Secrets From Egypt's Shadowy Past?

She was married to one of the most eccentric pharaohs. But after his death she may have reigned on her own––as a man. If researchers have found her tomb, what's inside could change Middle Eastern history.<p>Every time something is discovered in Egypt's Valley of the Kings, the whispers begin. Is it …

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Solar panels just broke another record in the U.S.

The market to install solar panels on the roofs of homes in the U.S. set another record in the second quarter of this year, indicating a shift in the …

Space crab? Mars object in NASA pics totally thrills red planet fans

“Spider”, “Alien”, “John Carter”, “awesome Martian space crab” – these are a few suggestions by social media users who apparently thoroughly studied …

Life Exists On 'Billions' Of Alien Planets Says Study

Billions of stars in our galaxy, the Milky Way, have between one and three planets which could potentially support life, according to …

These Rare Vintage NASA Photos Show the Golden Age of Space Travel

Buzz Aldrin claims to have taken the first 'space selfie' during a spacewalk in Nov. 1966. However, a few months earlier<p>... VIEW MORE<p>NASA

The 10 Best Gadgets And Gizmos We Saw At Toy Fair 2015

Kids these days have it really good<p>Every year, the North American International Toy Fair hosts more than a thousand toy makers, distributors, and major retailers in New York City. And that makes for a super fun weekend.<p>The staff of <i>Popular Science</i> have scoured the 2015 Toy Fair showroom over the …

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NASA Wants to Send a Space Submarine to One of Saturn's Moons

JPL-Caltech/GSFC/NASA<p>NASA/ESA/Hubble Heritage Team<p>Chandra X-ray Observatory/CXC/Caltech/NASA<p>JPL-Caltech/NASA<p>NASA/JPL-Caltech/SETI Institute<p>Reid …

Hackers Hit Banks for $1 Billion, Security Company Says

A hacking ring has stolen up to $1 billion from banks around the world in what would be one of the biggest banking breaches known, the Russian security company Kaspersky Lab says in a report scheduled to be delivered Monday.<p>Most of the targets have been in Russia, the U.S., Germany, China and …

Privacy experts question Obama's plan for new agency to counter cyber threats

White House to unveil on Tuesday the Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center but critics fear an expansion of government monitoring of online data<p>Cybersecurity and digital privacy experts are questioning the need for Barack Obama’s latest bureaucratic initiative, a new agency spurred by the …

KeyMe iOS app can 3D print replicas of any key photographed, but is it safe?

New York City startup KeyMe is clearly vying to put locksmiths and key makers out of business by offering kiosks that can instantly 3D print a new …

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First stars appeared 100m years later than thought, research finds

The first stars twinkled into life some 100m years later than was previously thought, research suggests.<p>Data from the European Space Agency’s Planck telescope indicates that star formation began about 550m years after the big bang that gave birth to the universe.<p>Before that time, described as the …

Cybercriminals ‘often start out with minor thefts in online games’

National Cyber Crime Unit detective says cybercriminals often start out ‘stealing swords and gold’ in online games like World Of Warcraft<p>People who go on to commit serious cybercrime often start out with minor thefts in online games such as World Of Warcraft, a leading detective has said.<p>Looking at …

Hackers holding websites to ransom by switching their encryption keys

Websites taken offline in new attack, which sees hackers change codes to permanently lock owners out unless they pay a ransom<p>Ransomware – hacking and locking a computer and demanding money to let users back in – has moved to the web following a spate of attacks that cripple websites by changing the …

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Seven unknown architectural wonders

Forget the Taj Mahal and the Colosseum – some of the world’s most impressive structures remain out of the public eye.<p>We’ve all heard of the Colosseum, the Great Wall of China, and the Taj Mahal. But what about the world’s undiscovered architectural wonders: the man-made marvels where most crowds …

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'Planet X' Could Be Real After All - And The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope Will Let Us See It

A surprising number of people still believe that a ridiculously massive, dark planet is sweeping around our solar system.<p>This theoretical presence is …

Fiery star deaths may look different than we thought

These explosions are the most catastrophic events that occur in nature, and they happen all the time. We detect one every second in our sky; some are so large they can be seen with the naked eye, like the one Johannes Kepler observed in 1604. They’ve also been extensively researched. But a lot of …

Big Bang Bullet Holes - Photographs and text by Deborah Bay | LensCulture

Imagine a time of <i>no</i> time and <i>no</i> space—a time before time began. In that abyss of nothingness the Big Bang occurred, a moment of singularity when the cosmos was born: a brilliant, millimeter-sized ball of light expanding in a flash, instantaneously transformed into the vastness of the universe.<p>New …

Week's Best Space Pictures: Antares Falls, Mars Mystifies, and the Sun Rises

A sunrise consoles space station crew after the loss of an unmanned Antares supply rocket, with Mars and the stars offering more consolation.

These Stunning Hubble Images Show Us The Secrets Of The Universe

This telescope, which uses a series of high-resolution cameras to observe the visible universe, has captured the hearts of the public with its stunning images and the hearts of the scientific community with its wealth of data collected over the last 24 years.<p>Many wonders of our universe, including …

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These beautiful images made International Space Station astronauts into social media stars

After more than five months aboard the International Space Station, US astronaut Reid Wiseman, Germany’s Alexander Gerst, and Russian commander Maxim Suraev returned to Earth Nov. 9. Along with a generation of fruit flies born in space, they landed safely in Kazakhstan, and a Russian recovery team …

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Ball Of Light On Mars: NASA Photos Evidence Of Alien Technology?

Photos of what appears to be a white ball of light moving on Mars’ surface, taken by NASA’s Curiosity Rover, are prompting speculation that alien …

Milky Way Time-Lapse Captures Rare Glimpse of a Meteor Exploding in the Atmosphere

In mid-October, a meteor decided to explode in spectacular fashion in the night sky. Known as a ‘bolide fireball,’ a photographer named Ben Lewis was …

Apollo 11 Plus 45: How Neil Armstrong Saved the Day on the Moon

Thirteen hundred feet above the moon's surface, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin began their final descent in the Eagle lunar module. It was 4:15 p.m. Eastern time, 45 years ago today.<p>Transparent flames gushed downward as the Eagle slowed. Neil had flown his mission right along the edge of the razor. …

Black hole at Milky Way center may be emitting mysterious neutrinos, NASA says

The massive black hole at the heart of our milky galaxy may be churning out peculiar particles called neutrinos, NASA satellites have revealed. If …

The Futuristic Technology That Could Enable Interstellar Travel

Technically savvy scientists and engineers have put much effort into conceiving far-future technologies that might make possible near- light-speed …

The Size Of Space As Illustrated Here Is Really Mind-Blowing

Here are some pictures that demonstrate how tiny our world is as compared to the hugeness of cosmos. Thanks to equipment nowadays, images like the …

Birth Mystery of Stellar Snow Globe Deepens

Astronomers thought they'd figured out where giant clusters of old stars come from. Hubble images have sent them back to the drawing board.<p>The Hubble Space Telescope's recent images of giant balls of stars in a nearby galaxy, reported on Thursday, have astronomers puzzled as to the star balls' …