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Saturn Moons Stare Up at Ringed Planet in Gorgeous New Photo

Two Saturn moons appear to be gazing up at their giant parent planet in a stunning new photo taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.<p>The new image, which …

16 mind-blowing nature and science documentaries you can watch on Netflix

There are only so many times you can re-watch <i>Bob’s Burgers</i> before you feel your brain start to ooze out your ears.<p>Thankfully, Netflix has an …

Beyond New Horizons: could LightSail be the answer for affordable space travel?

The Night Sky in August 2015: A crowd-funded project plans to use the sun’s energy as a method of propulsion - flight by light<p>A device by which a spaceship could be pushed ever further and faster into the skies by the Sun’s radiation, just as Earthly winds push a sailing ship across the seas, …

Wilco: Star Wars

Rockers' first LP since 2011 recaptures the wild freedom that makes them great<p>Wilco are one of the most respected bands on the planet — paragons of …

Unreal Engine 4 Is Showing Gamers What High-Powered Nostalgia Looks Like

Mario, Link, Sonic and the old Pokémon gang in 4K<p>The eternal fires of nostalgia have been burning a little brighter these past few weeks, fueled by videos from modders rebooting the classics on video game development suite Unreal Engine 4. Pokémon, Mario, Link and Sonic all received demo videos, …

Holy halo! New Horizons gets a good look at Pluto's dark side

Get ready to see Pluto like you’ve never seen it before. Scientists with<p>NASA’s New Horizons mission have released fresh images taken by the spacecraft, and these unprecedented views of the dwarf planet’s surface are nothing short of spectacular.<p>Even though the mission scientists have downloaded …

Pluto is stunning in latest color close-up from Nasa

Images taken by the New Horizons spacecraft have been combined with color data to paint a new and surprising portrait of the dwarf planet, Nasa announced on Friday<p>Nasa releases new photographs from Pluto fly-by – in pictures

Solar System

NASA Astronauts confirm that UFOs do exist

Many of us have seen once in a while something in the sky that we cannot explain. A mysterious light at night that changes direction drastically, …

This robot passed a 'self-awareness' test that only humans could handle until now

An experiment led by Professor Selmer Bringsjord of New York's Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute used the classic "wise men" logic puzzle to put a group of robots to the test.<p>The roboticists used a version of this riddle to see if a robot is able to distinguish itself from others.<p>Bringsjord and his …

Robotics

Massless particle discovery could radically accelerate electronics

An exotic particle theorized more than 85 years ago has finally been discovered. Dubbed the "Weyl fermion", it is a strange but stable particle that …

Human Fist Evolved To Punch, Study Says

Scientists carried out a study that was bizarre, not to mention ghoulish, to establish that the hands of humans evolved so that people could punch …

U.S. Government Releases Document With Details Of Extraterrestrial Bodies, Craft & Home Planet

I'm in!<p>With several governments around the world openly admitting to the existence of Unidentified Flying Objects (UFOs), citizens of the United …

We Spoke to a Researcher Working to Stop AI from Killing Us All

Ben Rubenstein got a $100,000 grant to help him study how machine learning can go wrong.<p>Most of us aren't afraid of killer robots because we're adults and we know they aren't real. But earlier this month the Future of Life Institute—a group backed by famed tech entrepreneur Elon Musk—handed out 37 …

Singularity

Heavy metal upgrade to detect antimatter

Ben Still describes new plans to upgrade a huge tank of water surrounded by light detectors, so that it can detect antineutrinos<p>Heavy metal is being added to one of the worlds largest particle physics experiments to allow it to see antimatter for the first time¹. For years the Super Kamiokande …

Physics

Researchers Believe That Humans Originated From Another Planet

The American ecologist Dr. Ellis Silver has proposed an incredibly intriguing new thesis that suggests that human beings might not be indigenous to …

There Are Four Types of Drunks, Says Science

For the people who proudly display their Myers-Briggs results on their online bios, there’s a new personality test you can take. Researchers at the …