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Hubble Turns 25 In April 2015 - Quick Look Back | Video

The space telescope has returned many 'wonders' in its 25 years of service to humanity. On April 24, 1990 it launched aboard the space shuttle …

What Does 200 Billion Stars Really Mean?

The sheer scale of space is overwhelming. Oh, sure, we have words to make it more palatable, like “light-years”—as if a distance of 10 <i>trillion</i> …

Astrophysics

Researchers make first observation of atoms moving inside bulk material

Researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have obtained the first direct observations of atomic diffusion inside a bulk …

Solar filament snakes across the sun, may soon end in violent burst

A giant filament has appeared on the surface of the sun — and NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory has captured images of the long, dark formation.<p>Straightened out, the serpentine filament would measure about 1 million miles from end to end, stretching close to halfway around the sun.<p>Filaments are …

Astronomy

Neil deGrasse Tyson :), If you continue to rise above the plane of the...

If you continue to rise above the plane of the Milky Way, you would see the beautiful Andromeda galaxy, two and a half million light-years away. It’s …

OnePlus announces premium E1+ earphones made in collaboration with JBL

Many mobile manufacturers offer headphones and other audio accessories for use alongside their smartphones, including Samsung, LG and Apple. OnePlus …

Thirteen-year-old says she'll be the first human on Mars

Declaring that "failure is not an option," Alyssa Carson wants to go further than any human has gone before. She's already been to NASA's Space Academy three times.<p>When I was 13, I just wanted to be 14.<p>Alyssa Carson, however, seems to be made of stuff that is sterner and more imaginative than most …

Canada's Superconducting Electron Linear Accelerator produces first beam

On September 30th, TRIUMF's newly constructed superconducting electron linear accelerator (e-linac) produced its first particle beam at an initial …

News and Articles on Science and Technology

New studies of clay formation provide clues about early Martian climate<p>New research published in Nature Astronomy seeks to understand how surface …

Cardiovascular System

Physicists Observe New Particle That's Also Its Own 'Antiparticle'

After decades of searching, physicists at Princeton University say they've observed an elusive particle that behaves both like matter and antimatter.<p>Yes, the discovery is an exciting step forward for particle physics, but it may also help advance the creation of powerful quantum computers.<p>In the …

Womb transplant: first picture of baby born after pioneering operation

Doctors have welcomed the birth of the first baby from a transplanted womb as bringing hope to thousands of infertile women around the world<p>The parents of the first baby to be born from a transplanted womb have told of their delight at his arrival.<p>The baby boy’s birth took place in Sweden after …

Pregnancy

MIT Scientists Create Greener, Stronger Concrete With Half the CO2 Emissions

MIT researchers have found a way to produce “greener” cement with half the emissions of standard concrete. Through detailed molecular analysis of the …

Engineering

Stephen Hawking Says 'There Is No God,' Confirms He's An Atheist

Stephen Hawking says he's an atheist, arguing that science offers a "more convincing explanation" for the origins of the universe and that the miracles of religion "aren't compatible" with scientific fact.<p>"Before we understood science, it was natural to believe that God created the universe, but …

Stephen Hawking Declares That Science Can Prove God Does Not Exist

'There is no aspect of reality beyond the reach of the human mind,' says Hawking<p>Stephen Hawking has declared that there is no God and he states that …

Stephen Hawking

Asphalt Overdrive from Gameloft is coming Thursday to Android

During E3 this year, Gameloft announced the latest game in the Asphalt series of racers. Surprisingly, the next Asphalt won't be Asphalt 9. Instead, …

The best phone you can buy right now

Buying a phone can be a chore, but we’ve done the work for you<p>There are a lot of great smartphone options available at any given moment, so it can be a challenge to sort through them all if you’re trying to choose the absolute best one. The stakes here can’t be understated: your smartphone is most …

Waterproof Your Apple Watch Using Liquipel Nano-Coating

If you were a little disappointed to learn that you would not be able to wear the new Apple Watch in the shower. You might be interested to know …

Pillars of Eternity - Let's Play the Backer Beta - And Die! - Eurogamer

Meet Hajime Tabata, Final Fantasy's latest saviour

Final Fantasy has never been short of characters burdened with saving the world, but there's something different about its new breed of heroes. When …

Xbox One price cut by £20 in the UK, now £329

<b>UPDATE 23/9/14 4.45pm</b> Microsoft has officially confirmed its new Xbox One price to Eurogamer and said that, at the moment, it was a UK-only move.<p>"We …

Alcohol is by far the most dangerous 'date rape drug'

Studies suggest public fears about drink spiking are unjustified and that products claiming to detect it are of dubious value<p>The news last month that a nail varnish was being developed to detect “date rape drugs” created a media furore, attracting praise and scepticism in roughly equal measure. But …

Nasa's Maven spacecraft could solve mystery of Mars's missing water

Mars was once awash with water. With the arrival of Nasa’s Maven mission at the red planet, we may finally be close to working out where it all went<p>You might not have heard of Nasa’s latest Mars mission. Unlike the hoopla that surrounded the arrival and landing of their 2012 Curiosity Rover, Maven …

Jetpacks: here’s why you don’t have one

One of the most common complaints against science is that we don’t have jetpacks yet, as was ‘promised’. This is not due to the inadequacy of scientists but the restrictions of physics and anatomy, not to mention the fact that jetpacks are a terrible idea<p>“Where’s my jetpack?”<p>You’ve probably heard …

Einstein's "Time Dilation" Prediction Verified

Physicists have verified a key prediction of Albert Einstein’s special theory of relativity with unprecedented accuracy. Experiments at a particle …

Tests suggest superconductor is odd, not impure - Futurity

The results of neutron-scattering tests may help explain the weird behavior of high-temperature superconductor barium iron nickel arsenide.

20-Year-Old Supernova Mystery Finally Solved

A star-explosion mystery that puzzled astronomers for more than two decades has finally been solved.<p>Researchers using data gathered by NASA's Hubble …

Betelgeuse: The Clock Is Ticking, and the Alarm Is Set for 100,000 Years

If there’s one star in the sky people know about, it’s Betelgeuse.*<p>Phil Plait writes <b>Slate</b>’s Bad Astronomy blog and is an astronomer, public speaker, …

Universe

Solar Flare vs. CME - What's The Difference? | Video

A solar flare is a light-speed traveling burst of x-rays and energy, while a coronal mass ejection (CME) is a giant cloud of particles emitted from …

Researchers achieve long-distance light to matter quantum teleportation

A successful test in passing information from light into matter – using the teleportation of the quantum state of a photon via optical fiber cable to …

Infiniti Q80 Inspiration concept is bringing its sexy back to Paris

A little over a month ago, Infiniti hinted at a new concept car it was apparently lining up for the upcoming Paris Motor Show. Then a few weeks ago it showed us a little more. But now, we're getting our best look yet at the new showcar.<p>Called the Q80 Inspiration, the concept takes the form of a …