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Chinese satellite will test 'spooky' Einstein claim

Sometime this month, China is planning to launch a satellite that could be a first step towards establishing a “hack-proof” communications network.<p>The satellite is a collaboration between the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Austrian Academy of Sciences. It will be launched from China’s Jiuquan …

Quantum Physics

The Big Book of Science Fiction is 1,100 pages of sci-fi history

This anthology is a definitive volume of the genre<p>As the title suggests, <i>The Big Book of Science Fiction</i> is a big book. I haven’t felt this sorry for mail carriers since the last Harry Potter novel came out. Weighing in at over 1,100 pages of fiction and commentary, Ann and Jeff Vandermeer’s massive …

Science Fiction

IBM Creates Hand Wipe That Can Kill The World's Deadliest Viruses

<i>(Above: Illustration of Zika virus in blood</i><i>)</i><p>What if you could prevent Zika or Ebola just by washing your hands? On Wednesday, IBM and the Institute …

Quantum weirdness survives space travel

In a feat that demonstrates the feasibility of using satellites to transmit uncrackable quantum messages, scientists have measured the quantum …

Soluble elements from a new corner of the periodic table

It is one of the more memorable experiments of high school chemistry lessons: when elemental sodium comes into contact with water it burns and …

Rosetta Comet Probe Bounces Back from Glitch

The comet-studying Rosetta spacecraft has bounced back from a glitch that incapacitated it over the weekend, European Space Agency (ESA) officials …