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One Time or Another: Best 5 Theories of the Fourth Dimension

What is time and why does time flow? Is it just an illusion? Answering these questions is still one of physics’ greatest challenges “Time is what …

Reality Is Not What We Can See

Some physicists, mind you, not many of them, are physicist-poets.<p>They see the world or, more adequately, physical reality, as a lyrical narrative written in some hidden code that the human mind can decipher.<p>Carlo Rovelli, the Italian physicist and author, is one of them. Following his best-seller</i> …

NASA releases first results from ‘Year In Space’ twin study

The first results from NASA’s Year in Space brothers are in, and show glimpses of how stressful a trip to Mars could be for the human body.<p>Astronaut …

Some Really Cool-Sounding Scifi Films Will Premiere at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival

The Sundance Film Festival is well-known for debuting some of the best films of any given year. In fact, it’s likely many of your favorite movies of …

Film Festivals

NGC 4696: Ravenous Supermassive Black Hole Creates A 'Cosmic Oddity'

A team of astronomers have, using the Hubble Space Telescope, captured a stunning new image of the spiral galaxy NGC 4696 — a "cosmic oddity" located …

The Coolest Returning and New Sci-Fi TV Shows of 2017 and Beyond

Here are the Coolest New Sci-Fi TV Shows Airing in 2017, 2017…<i>ish</i> and beyond.<p>It looks like Marvel will have their hands full once again as they …

Chinese Science Fiction Is the Future of Science Fiction

Ken Liu's anthology 'Invisible Planets' spotlights a growing genre demographic.<p>Chinese science fiction writers are having more fun with the genre …

Science Fiction

Actually, Let’s Not Be in the Moment

I’m at the kitchen sink, after a long day of work and kids and chores and the emotional exhaustion of a toxic election season, attempting to mindfully focus on congealed SpaghettiOs. My brain flits to the Netflix queue. I manhandle my thoughts back to the leaky orange glob in front of me. My brain …

HG Wells made a series of utopian predictions 100 years ago and was right about nearly all of them

No writer is more renowned for his ability to foresee the future than HG Wells. His writing can be seen to have predicted the airplane, the tank, space travel, the atomic bomb, satellite television, and the World Wide Web. His fantastic fiction imagined time travel, alien invasion, flights to the …

Time Might Only Exist in Your Head. And Everyone Else’s

In physics, they are all the same thing. But to you, me, and everyone else, time moves in one direction: from expectation, through experience, and …

19 science fiction and fantasy books to pick up this October

It’s October, which means that it’s time to take a look at the next crop of books that are slated to hit your favorite local bookstore in the days ahead.<p>Here’s 19 books to pick up this month:<p>October 4th<p><i>Rise of Io</i><b>, Wesley Chu</b><p>Wesley Chu is returning to the world where he started his career: Tao. <i>Rise</i> …

Meet Mojo, the monster Stanford and Harvard are using to teach your kids “growth mindset” and empathy

Mojo is a monster with a problem. He used to like school, but then math got hard, and Mojo decided he was not smart enough. School became less fun, and Mojo wanted to make a run for it.<p>But he didn’t, because Mojo was designed by ClassDojo, a Silicon Valley edtech start up, and a team of researchers …

Empathy

Movie Review: Arrival Is a Scifi Masterpiece You Won't Stop Thinking About

<i>Arrival</i> is the kind of science fiction film we dream of. It’s got big stars, a bigger concept, and the longer it goes, the more it demands of its …

Science Fiction

Black Hole 'Engine' Cloaks Itself in Exhaust Fumes

A supermassive black hole in the core of a galaxy churns up hot gas from its own accretion disk to create a cloaking torus.<p>Many supermassive black …

You are almost definitely not living in reality because your brain doesn’t want you to

Every cognitive bias exists for a reason—primarily to save our brains time or energy.<p>I’ve spent many years referencing Wikipedia’s list of cognitive biases whenever I have a hunch that a certain type of thinking is an official bias but I can’t recall the name or details. But despite trying to …

“Impossible” Time Crystals May Actually Be Real, Say Physicists

Cutting edge physics research gives us another remarkable idea that sounds like something out of a science fiction novel. In 2012, Nobel-Prize …

Quantum Physics

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Dark Galaxy Might Offer A Different View Of The Universe

Want create site? Find Free WordPress Themes and plugins.<p>#DarkMatter #Universe – <b>Dark Galaxy Might Offer A Different View Of The Universe</b> : When we …

Universe

10 Underappreciated Sci-fi Movies from The 70s & 80s Worth Your Time

Since George Melies went on A Trip to the Moon in 1902, science fiction has been a fertile ground for film-makers to mine. Full of the potential of …

10 galactic objects that almost turn science into science-fiction

The Ice Inferno<p>Ice is frozen water. You learned that before junior high. An alien planet is now going to take everything you know about ice being …

Universe

No Man’s Sky: everything you need to know before playing

<i>No Man’s Sky</i> is a game that lets you live out your wildest science fiction exploration fantasies, and it does so without falling into traditional gaming categories. It doesn’t have realistic guns, scripted action set pieces, or a Super Bowl-ready marketing campaign. This game, created by a …

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Mystery Solved: Black Holes Twist Space-Time Like Taffy

A 30-year-old mystery about black holes has just been solved.<p>The story starts in the 1980s, when astronomers found that small (stellar-mass) black …

Black Holes

We may be about to solve one of the biggest mysteries in the universe

The discovery of gravitational waves in February is leading to remarkable new insights in physics. One of the most promising is identifying what dark matter is made of, the elusive missing majority of the universe that we know is out there but can't detect directly. NASA Cosmologist Alexander …

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Jupiter’s Great Red Spot heats planet’s upper atmosphere

NEWS & PRESS<p>Last Updated on Thursday, 28 July 2016 13:44<p>Published on Wednesday, 27 July 2016 17:01<p>Researchers from Boston University's (BU) Center …