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This Rescued Raccoon And Her Dog Besties Are The Cutest Thing Ever

Meet Pumpkin, the adorable rescued raccoon. Pumpkin lives in the Bahamas with her best friends, two Royal Bahamian Potcake rescues name Toffee and …

The Future of Transportation: Flying Cars, Hyperloop, and Virtual Worlds

Four revolutions in transportation are taking place <i>this</i> decade.<p>This post is a look at how they will shape your life, your business and our world.<p>In …

High-speed Rail

How Serious a Setback Is the SpaceX Rocket Explosion?

There are uncountable laws of physics and engineering that govern the launch of a rocket. But there’s one that supersedes them all: Ultimately, stuff …

Space Exploration

NASA moves forward with mission to Jupiter’s icy moon Europa

Soon we may know if this space rock can support life<p>In the search for life elsewhere in our solar system, NASA just passed a significant milestone. The agency’s Europa mission, a plan to send a data collecting probe to Jupiter’s icy moon, has finally moved from concept phase to development phase. …

Astronomy

Gravity --"The Clue to the Dark, Quantum World of Our Universe"

Now, a team of researchers from the University of Vienna, Harvard University and the University of Queensland have discovered that the slowing down …

A German Startup Has Created Carbon-Neutral Diesel From CO2, Water, And Renewable Power

The technology is there. The big challenges will be finding customers and dealing with government regulations.<p>If you were to draw up a list of really useful inventions that could help fight climate change, a CO2-neutral fuel that can be used in conventional automobiles might be somewhere near the …

Long-Range Iris Scanning Is Here

An engineering professor at Carnegie Mellon says he’s invented technology that can identify someone from across the room with the precision of a fingerprint.<p>An officer pulls someone over on the side of the highway. The cop sits in the car a moment, runs the plates—they’re fine—and gets out of the …

United Arab Emirates

Watch gravity waves ripple through Earth's atmosphere

You might think of gravity as an invisible force here on Earth, but that's not entirely true... if you have the right computer simulation, that is. Researchers at the National Center for Atmospheric Research have developed a climate model that shows the gravity waves in the upper atmosphere, where …

Life in Space? The Odds Just Went Up

If ever there was a time to disobey HAL, the coolly sociopathic computer that stole the show in both <i>2001: A Space Odyssey</i> and the <i>2010</i> sequel, it’s …

Astronomy

What would you see in a black hole?

What would it be like to fly a spacecraft into a black hole? Marcus Woo investigates.<p>Something about a black hole just pulls you in. Sure, its gravity is so strong that not even light can elude its grasp. But, there's something else, something harder to pinpoint. Maybe it's a black hole's absolute …

Black Holes

Einstein's Theory of General Relativity

In 1905, Albert Einstein determined that the laws of physics are the same for all non-accelerating observers, and that the speed of light in a vacuum …

Space Station Could Get Laser Cannon to Destroy Orbital Debris

The International Space Station could one day get armed with a laser to shoot down orbiting debris, researchers say.<p>This concept could eventually …

Interlocking windmills make green energy as easy as assembling LEGOs

The German company EMAMIDESIGN has developed an innovative way to harness the power of wind. Interlocking, compact windmills combine to make the …

Green Energy

Scientists create dark matter 'map' to see invisible space

We've finally gotten our first glimpse at the mysterious material that supposedly makes up 27 percent of the universe. It's only taken two years of research, the efforts of 300 researchers working for the Dark Energy Survey (DES) and a 570-megapixel camera attached to the Victor Blanco telescope in …

Spain Got 47 Percent Of Its Electricity From Renewables In March

Spain is getting the vast majority of its electricity from carbon-free sources, the country’s grid operator reported on Tuesday.<p>According to Red …

The blood moon returns! Everything you need to know about Saturday’s historic lunar eclipse

NASA predicts the eclipse will be the shortest of the century<p>On Saturday, people in the United States will be able to see a total lunar eclipse, known as a blood moon because of its reddish hue. But those hoping to catch a glimpse will have to act fast -- NASA has predicted that the eclipse will …

Lunar Eclipse

Giant Alien Planet Has 4 Suns in Its Sky

Planets with four suns in their sky may be more common than previously thought, a new study suggests.<p>Astronomers have spotted a fourth star in a …

Universe

NASA’s Hubble, Chandra Find Clues that May Help Identify Dark Matter

Using observations from NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope and Chandra X-ray Observatory, astronomers have found that dark matter does not slow down when …

Hubble Space Telescope

See-Through Solar Is Tomorrow’s Threat to Oil

Solar energy is the future. The problem is, it’s been the future for a long time. And while progress has been made, using the sun as a primary source …

Clean Energy
Universe

Japanese Scientists Just Beamed Energy Through the Air

Human-made satellites have long been able to harness the sun's energy as it washes over them outside the protection of our atmosphere. But what if we …

nanoFlowcell Quantino is a saltwater-powered sports car that can drive up to 621 miles

Saltwater-powered cars may be the wave of the future. nanoFlowcell AG has announced plans to reveal a second concept car at the Geneva Motor Show …

McConnell, Paul push legalizing hemp growth

It’s a states’ rights and economic growth issue, they argue.<p>Forget legalizing pot: Two of the most powerful Republicans in the Senate believe there’s a much stronger chance to legalize growing hemp in the U.S., opening up an entirely new market for crops, health food, oil, shirts, towels and even …

Cannabis

Message from the Big Bang --"Confirms Quantum Origin of the Universe"

The Planck Consortium has now published new analyses of data returned by the Planck Space Telescope that has measured the distribution of the cosmic …

New ‘Solar Cloth’ Material Creates Solar Energy Pretty Much Anywhere!

England-based Solar Cloth Company has created a lightweight photovoltaic fabric solar panel system that can operate pretty much anywhere. The …

Solar Power

NASA Finds Mysterious Bright Spot on Dwarf Planet Ceres: What Is It?

A strange, flickering white blotch found on the dwarf planet Ceres by a NASA spacecraft has scientists scratching their heads.<p>The white spot on Ceres …

Astronomy

Strange thrust: the unproven science that could propel our children into space

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