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Big Bang, Deflated? Universe May Have Had No Beginning

If a new theory turns out to be true, the universe may not have started with a bang.<p>In the new formulation, the universe was never a singularity, or …

A Weekend With The All-Electric BMW i3

I’ve never driven a BMW, or an electric car, so I might have been an odd choice to test drive the new BMW i3, the German car maker’s all-electric hatchback, which packs the equivalent of 170 HP into its electric engine. But an unexpected reviewer might be the perfect candidate for an unexpected car.<p>…

Living on the Edge: Stars Found Far from Galaxy Center

Data from NASA's WISE mission have led to the discovery of two clusters of newborn stars thousands of light-years below the plane of our galaxy.

Robot Scientist Discovers Potential Malaria Drug

While drug companies struggle to develop medicines for rich countries and typically overlook diseases elsewhere, a robot scientist named Eve has …

US Navy unveils firefighting robot

A firefighting prototype robot was unveiled at the Naval Future Force Science & Technology EXPO in Washington D.C. on Wednesday.<p>Scientists also revealed details of the technology’s successful trials aboard the USS Shadwell, a decommissioned Navy vessel, last fall. Sponsored by the Office of Naval …

Signs of life 12 miles under Earth hint at potential for life on other planets

Life teems all over our planet's exterior and even down into the lightless oceanic depths. But just how far underground might life be able to hack it?<p>…

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Three Moons Photobomb Jupiter in Hubble Snapshot

Three Jovian moons and their shadows race across the face of Jupiter in an amazing sequence of images captured by the Hubble Space Telescope.<p>The three-moon night took place on Jan. 24: From left to right, Europa, Callisto and Io could be seen against the backdrop of Jupiter's colorful cloud tops. …

What to expect from Tesla earnings

SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch)—Tesla Motors Inc. is scheduled to report fourth-quarter earnings after the market closes Wednesday.<p>Investors have given …

Space research reveals possibility of more Earth-like planets

There could be hundreds of billions of Earth-like planets in our galaxy which might support life, according to new research.<p>A team at the Australian …

Stunning Pictures: Ten of the Rarest Animals on Earth

Watch a DIY Millennium Falcon drone take to the skies

It can do the Kessel run in less than 12 parsecs, and its quadlasers are strong enough to send Darth Vader's TIE-Advanced spiraling off into space, but the Millennium Falcon seems to have some trouble with a snowy French field. At least YouTuber Olivier C's Millennium Falcon drone does, as it …

Hubble captures stunning image of galaxies colliding

NASA's venerated Hubble Space Telescope has captured a striking image of the larger galaxy NGC 7714 colliding with its smaller companion NGC 7715. A …

A Super Bowl pass is picked off and Pete Carroll quickly is picked on

Pete Carroll has gone from the apple of everyone's eye to the butt of everyone's joke.<p>Have you seen the Internet gag with Carroll at the fast-food window? How could you not?<p>Wearing a worker's apron and a charm-your-socks-off Carroll smile, he looks out at the woman in the car and says, "Should I …

Graphene bicycles - the potential future of composites

Remember those yellow wooden pencils you wrote with as a kid? The graphite in those pencils could soon revolutionise the way we think about …