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Top theoretical physicist Kaku: 'Colossal space object, possible alien superstructure, civilization, found 1,500 light-years from Earth'

(INTELLIHUB) — Have you ever wondered if intelligent life exists somewhere else other than on the planet Earth?<p>Well wonder no more because top …

Astronomers have spotted something in space that looks like it could have been made by aliens

"Aliens should always be the very last hypothesis you consider, but this looked like something you would expect an alien civilisation to build," Jason Wright, an astronomer from Penn State University in the US, told The Atlantic.<p>The star, KIC 8462852, is located about 1,500 light-years away between …

Penn State

Honda hones the 2016 Accord (pictures)

Honda Accord

Incredible! Indian-origin girl achieves highest possible score on Mensa test, beats Einstein, Hawking - Firstpost

<b>London:</b> A 12-year-old Indian-origin girl in the UK has achieved the highest possible score of 162 on a Mensa IQ test, more than physicists Albert …

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Backwards Time Travel Would Create Spooky, Self-Annihilating Twins

It's a common trope in science-fiction novels: Astronauts travel back in time by zooming through space at speeds faster than light (usually getting …

Physics

Warp in Space-Time Swallows Pulsar

Astronomers have watched a pulsar some 25,000 light-years from Earth slip from view, swallowed by a warp in the fabric of spacetime. This wacky …

Stephen Hawking Endorses New Hunt for Alien Life, Despite Fear of Being 'Conquered and Colonized'

Stephen Hawking has long made his concerns about the search for extraterrestrial life clear. But after his appearance with Russian billionaire Yuri …

Singularity

Mystery radio signals that baffled astronomers for years came from the staff microwave

A telescope started picking up the signals in 1998<p>Beginning in the late '90s, once or twice a year, astronomers operating the telescope at the Parkes Observatory in New South Wales, Australia would pick up mysterious radio signals. These signals were known as perytons, described in a recent report …

Universe

Dinosaur-killing asteroid caused India’s Deccan Traps?

The asteroid that killed the dinosaurs 66 million years ago might have mobilized an existing volcanic system, causing vast lava flows.<p>The Deccan …

Watch A Tiny Robot Pull Something Nearly 2,000 Times Its Size [Video]

Do you even lift?<p>Could you pull a blue whale across a beach? How about scale a skyscraper carrying an elephant on your back? Of course you can't. But it would be really awesome if you could, right?<p>Tiny robots built by members of the Biomimetics and Dexterous Manipulation Lab at Stanford University …

Smartphones could be charged in 60 seconds with new battery

An iPhone 6 takes around two hours to charge but could be full of power in a minute if fitted with a new aluminium battery<p>Smartphones could be charged in less than one minute after scientists at Stanford University invented an aluminium battery so powerful it could revolutionise the industry.<p>The …

Big Bang theory could be debunked by Large Hadron Collider

Scientists at Cern could prove the controversial theory of ‘rainbow gravity’ which suggests that the universe stretches back into time infinitely, with no Big Bang<p>The detection of miniature black holes by the Large Hadron Collider could prove the existence of parallel universes and show that the …

Houston, we have a lot of problems: is Mars One too good to be true?

The organisers claim everything is hunky dory with their plan to send 40 people to spend the rest of their days on the red planet, but sources suggest otherwise<p><b>Age:</b> Going since 2011, but probably best described as nascent.<p><b>Appearance:</b> Either a crazy, far-fetched story about a mission to Mars; or an …

Mars

Windows 10 is launching this summer, also coming to Xiaomi phones

Microsoft announced today on its blog that Windows 10 is launching this summer in 190 countries and 111 languages.<p>The company didn’t name an exact date, but at least we know it’s not far off. Windows 10 will be a free upgrade for 7, 8 and 8.1 users when it’s available.<p>It also confirmed that some …

Large Hadron Collider ramps up to shed light on dark matter

LHC will run at nearly double its previous energy, smashing protons to open up the subatomic world and look for more varieties of Higgs boson<p>Researchers on the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) near Geneva are making final preparations to restart the giant underground machine and with it their quest to …

Physics

Here is VAIO's first smartphone

No longer a part of Sony, VAIO likes the look of that smartphone market, and has decided to go up against its former parent company's Xperia series with its own creation -- one that looks very familiar to our smartphone-seasoned eyes. It's called the VAIO Phone, and it's launching in Japan in …

Pakistan investigate reports selector was in casino before World Cup match

• Reports say Moin Khan was in casino before defeat by West Indies • Cricket World Cup: West Indies comfortably beat Pakistan<p>Pakistan’s World Cup campaign hit another snag after the Pakistan Cricket Board confirmed it was investigating media reports that the chief selector, Moin Khan, had visited a …

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Mars One mission: a one-way trip to the red planet in 2024

The launch date is still a decade away but preparations are underway for the first human expedition to Mars. Here we explain about the mission, Mars spacecrafts and selecting volunteers to establish a colony on the planet<p>From more than 200,000 people who hoped to leave Earth and die on Mars, only …

Space Science

Fiery star deaths may look different than we thought

Supernovae are the funeral pyres of very massive stars. They forge most of the basic elements we know, including the ones that make up our bodies. But we still don't know exactly how they happen. It's getting a little clearer though, and a new study published today in <i>Science</i> could address part of …

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Interstellar: the truth about wormholes

Christopher Nolan's new film, Interstellar, sees astronauts leaping across galaxies via a 'wormhole'. Could it one day be possible?<p>The universe wasn't designed to make life easy for science-fiction writers. Nowhere is this more obvious than if you are trying to write a grand space opera.<p>You know …

'Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare' Review Roundup

The latest iteration of Call Of Duty is in, and the critical reaction is strong: “Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare,” people are saying, is the first meaningful refresh for the franchise in years. Sledgehammer Games’ sci-fi mix of powered exoskeletons, futuristic gadgets, manic mercenaries and Kevin …