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Mysterious radio signal from space stumps scientists

Scientists have been left mystified by a radio signal sent from outer space.<p>The “fast radio burst” came from outside our own galaxy — but experts …

Stephen Hawking And 32 Top Physicists Just Signed a Heated Letter on The Universe's Origin

Sh*t just got real.<p>For centuries, people have puzzled over how our Universe began. But the heat just got turned <i>way</i> up on a debate that's quietly been …

Physics

New theory on how Earth's crust was created

More than 90% of Earth's continental crust is made up of silica-rich minerals, such as feldspar and quartz. But where did this silica-enriched …

A Single Wave, Bigger Than the Milky Way, is Rolling Through the Perseus Galaxy Cluster

NASA has discovered a wave of hot gas larger than the Milky Way rolling through the Perseus galaxy cluster. This X-ray image is the result of 16 days …

Universe

How Much Do We Really Know About the Speed of Light?

Light-Speed, Explained<p>In one of his videos from earlier this year, YouTuber Joe Scott, host of “Answers With Joe,” takes on the <i>glaring</i> question of …

“I’ve never seen anything like this": progressives see huge donation spike after AHCA vote

House Republicans successfully sent Speaker Paul Ryan’s American Health Care Act to the Senate on Thursday, revealing the extent of their determination to dismantle Obamacare in the face of massive obstacles.<p>But in doing so, Republicans also set off a chain reaction of outrage on the other side — …

These Brain-Boosting Devices Could Give Us Intelligence Superpowers

The era of merging our minds with technology has begun. Already, we can hack the brain to treat diseases such as Parkinson’s or help paralyzed people move again. But what if you could install a chip in your head that would not only fix any health issues, but could amp up your brainpower — would you …

Singularity

Cassini Snaps the Closest Views We’ve Ever Had of Saturn

On April 26th, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft made its first-ever “Grand Finale” dive through the gap between Saturn and the planet’s rings. As it shot …

Astronomy

The Higgs Boson: A Not-So-Godlike Particle

<i>Paul Sutter is an astrophysicist at The Ohio State University and the chief scientist at COSI science center. Sutter is also host of Ask a Spaceman,</i> …

Physics

You Can Heal Yourself With Your Mind (For Real)

From multiple sclerosis to chronic pain to HIV, science is increasingly showing us that what’s in a patient’s head affects how the body heals.<p>I met …

Do our brains have extraordinary untapped powers?

In rare cases, brain damage has unlocked prodigious mental abilities in patients. Now researchers are exploring the hidden potential in all of us<p>On 13 September, 2002, 31-year-old Jason Padgett, a furniture salesman from Washington, was beaten and mugged by two men after leaving a karaoke bar. He …

The Brain

Ultimate Guide To Cute Happy Birthday Wishes & Quotes

A birthday is a special occasion for the celebrant because it only comes once a year and during this day, you can show how you care about him/her and …

Happiness

Astronomers Find our Planet’s Twin Over 10,000 Light-Years Away

Just this month astronomers discovered an Earth-sized planet orbiting a star at the same distance our own planet orbits our sun. It was captured …

Is Technology Too Good for an Old-School Test of Einstein’s Relativity?

On Aug. 21, sky-gazers from around the world will converge in the United States as a total solar eclipse charts a path from Oregon to South Carolina. …

Physics

The First Results from the Juno Mission Reveal Surprises at Jupiter

A constantly mixing atmosphere and an absolutely massive magnetic field—here's a quick look at what Juno has discovered so far.<p>NASA's Juno spacecraft has been in orbit around Jupiter for nearly a year, and we're finally getting a first look at some of the discoveries the probe has been making. The …

Astronomers Now Have An Image Of The Dark Matter Web They Always Thought Was There

If something can't emit, reflect, or absorb light, how do you know it's there? That's the conundrum that surrounds dark matter, the elusive substance …

Dark Matter

Dark matter may be fuzzier than we thought

<b>Recent Chandra observations test current theories of dark matter.</b>

Cosmology

Physicists Say Consciousness May Be A State Of Matter: The Non-Physical Is Indeed Real

I'm in!<p><b>“Looking for consciousness in the brain is like looking in the radio for the announcer.” –</b> Nassim Haramein, director of research for the …

The Most Common Illusion We Have About Life According to Alan Watts

Alan Watts makes a good point here. The present moment is the only thing that truly exists, but we insist on putting on labels and symbols on</i> …

This simple daily habit will raise your IQ by 23 percent, according to neuroscience

In less than the time it takes you to have breakfast, you could be raising your intelligence. Sound too good to be true? You might want to read …

Astrophysicist: ETs May Have Already Lived And Died In Our Solar System

As science continues to search the cosmos for evidence of intelligent extraterrestrials and, at the very least, for habitable planets that might harbor even non-intelligent life, one scientist is raising another eye-opening question: Was there a time in the far distant past when an advanced …

Stretchy, flexible fibers offer a route to spinal cord recovery

Although small, implantable fibers have given neuroscientists unmatched insight into the brain, similar experiments on the spinal cord have been …

Nanotech

Elon Musk's Attempt to Merge to the Human Brain With AI May Have Serious Problems

Musk’s Neural Lace<p>When Elon Musk confirmed last week that he’s working on a way to combine humans and machines, it wasn’t exactly a surprise. The …

Singularity

Footage Of Several UFOs Behind Astronaut On ISS Forces NASA To Respond

NASA, the U.S. space agency always remains tight-lipped about all the matters related to UFOs and Alien Visitation. But, the several UFOs that were …

Researchers confirm that mysterious radio waves are actually coming from outer space

The truth is out there — somewhere. Researchers at the Australian National University's Swinburne University of Technology have confirmed that short …

Universe