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What Triggered the Big Bang? It's Complicated (Op-Ed)

<i>Paul Sutter is a visiting scholar at The Ohio State University's Center for Cosmology and AstroParticle Physics (CCAPP). Sutter is also host of the</i> …

NASA 'cut space station live feed' after 'bizarre donut UFO stalked ISS'

NASA•YouTubeThe<p>A video posted to YouTube shows the circular object, which appears to have a hole in the middle, appear on the camera in the distance …

Paranormal

What else is possible if space and time can change?

<i>Editor’s note: Scientists said today that after more than a half-century search, they have finally detected gravitational waves — the ripples in the</i> …

Physics

We Already Know How To Build a Time Machine—In Theory

<i>New Scientist</i>’s fledgling Explanimator series on YouTube has already explored the burning questions of how many friends you can have, and when you …

Leading Harvard professor offers new theory on how humans came to exist

A Harvard professor has offered a new theory on how and why humans came into existence. While many scientists will argue that the mass extinction of …

Here's how Albert Einstein destroyed the myth of the planet Vulcan

From the mid-1800s through the early 1900s, many scientists were convinced that a mysterious planet "Vulcan" lurked between Mercury and the sun.<p>Einstein eventually proved them all wrong.<p>National Geographic interviewed Tom Levenson, author of "The Hunt For Vulcan: … And How Albert Einstein Destroyed …

Physics

Hydrogen or electric: which will drive petrol cars off the road?

As drivers look to the future, will it be hydrogen that is powering their vehicles in coming decades?<p>There is a race taking place in the motor industry between two powerful camps to decide what will propel the cars of the future.<p>On one side sit some of the big names of car making: Japanese giant …

Alternative Fuel

Scientists find odd bright spots, could be another universe bumping into ours

Scientists believe they have found proof of parallel universes, a phenomenon that they have long been theorizing about. Astronomers have detected …

Surprise! Science Says Your Cat Wants To Kill You

The ancient Egyptians and everyone on the internet may worship cats, but the feeling is less than mutual. Researchers from the University of Edinburgh worked with the Bronx Zoo on a study comparing the behavioral patterns of house cats with their much larger cousins. By rating them in the “Big …

20 Little-Known Facts About Being Left-Handed

With just 10% of the population being left-handed, it can be easy for everyone else to forget we’re living in a right-handed world. But aside from …

Psychology

Medicine-covered nanoparticles could help stroke victims

Doctors have been working for years on using tiny nanoparticles covered in clot busting drugs to clear blocked vessels in stroke victims. The only problem is that when a vessel is completely blocked, a lack of blood flow in the affected area is a problem. Strokes can be treated by inserting a stent …

How Big is the Universe?

As technology has evolved, astronomers are able to look back in time to the moments just after the Big Bang. This might seem to imply that the entire …

Netflix: What's coming and going in November

November is just around the corner, and the show that everyone is talking about is only weeks away from premiering.<p><i>Jessica Jones</i>, Netflix's second original series in partnership with Marvel, is set to debut its entire season on Nov. 20, and although it's one of the later titles to join the …

Jared Leto says playing the Joker in Suicide Squad was 'very painful'

After months of teasing Jared Leto’s Joker, audiences finally got their first full look at the anticipated Suicide Squad character, thanks to Empire Magazine.<p>Rocking a purple trench coat over a pair of what appear to be pajama bottoms, Leto's Joker is certainly a reimagining on the classic …

Here's Our Best Look Yet at Jared Leto's New Joker (and His Sweatpants)

Sure, we’ve seen the Joker’s wild, tattooed form in the <i>Suicide Squad</i> trailer and through David Ayer’s Twitter, but <i>Empire</i> magazine has given us our …

Video Explainer: The Math Inside the Shape of DNA

Everyone knows what the iconic right-handed helix of DNA looks like, with its inter-linking string of molecules forming a pleasing, gentle twist. But …

Scientists Have Started Hunting So-Called 'Alien Signals' Coming From Mysterious Star

Researchers with the SETI Institute (search for extraterrestrial intelligence) are looking at potential radio signals coming from a star system that …

Milky Way's Monster Black Hole Belches Big, But Why?

When the monster back hole at the center of the Milky Way galaxy belched out an exceptionally high number of powerful X-ray flares last year, it made …

Black Holes

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Hubble uncovers a bunch of tiny galaxies - Futurity

New images from the Hubble Space Telescope helped researchers identify more than 250 distant galaxies, including some of the faintest in the universe.

Xbox One vs. PlayStation 4: Two Years Later

It’s been nearly two years since the launch of the Xbox One and PlayStation 4. With dozens of software updates and a price drop, choosing between the …

Nexus 6P Review: This Is The Android Device That You’ve Been Waiting For

/* */<p>Sundar Pichai made his first public presentation as Google’s CEO last month and showed off a slew of new hardware devices. One of the two phones announced was the Nexus 6P by Huawei. For the flagship Nexus phones, is bigger necessarily better? Let’s find out.<p><p>Facebook<p>Nexus 6P | Review | …

This Ghostly Exoplanet Is A Volcanic Hell In Deep Space

Scientists have been hunting for planets outside of our Solar System – exoplanets – for decades, and we’ve found an incredible tapestry: some appear …

What Is the Smallest Thing in the Universe?

The answer to the enduring question of the smallest thing in the universe has evolved along with humanity. People once thought grains of sand were …

Physics

Could Depression Be Caused By An Infection?

Sometime around 1907, well before the modern randomized clinical trial was routine, American psychiatrist Henry Cotton began removing decaying teeth from his patients in hopes of curing their mental disorders. If that didn't work, he moved on to more invasive excisions: tonsils, testicles, ovaries …

Depression

Mysterious Chunk of Space Trash is on a Collision Course With Earth

A rogue chunk of debris that orbited Earth far beyond the Moon is making a homecoming on November 13th, astronomers have concluded. WT1190F is one to …

10 Things You Didn't Know About the Moon

As the full moon approaches, its growing brightness tends to capture our attention.<p>The full moon occurs when the moon is on the opposite side of …

New Hubble Space Telescope images reveal faint galaxies from the early cosmos - Science News - ABC News

Spectacular new Hubble Space Telescope images reveal 250 previously unknown galaxies that formed just 600 million years after the Big Bang.<p>This …

Universe

See All 46 Billion Pixels of this Record-Breaking Milky Way Photo

Nothing beats gazing up at a clear night sky, but astronomers at Germany's Ruhr-Universität Bochum have produced the next best thing—and it’s …