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NASA's Armageddon Office Aims To Protect Earth From Doomsday Asteroids

Space agency unveils new Planetary Defense Coordination Office.<p>Rest a little easier tonight, Earthlings: NASA has just launched a new office aimed at protecting the planet from potential doomsday asteroids.<p>The Planetary Defense Coordination Office will oversee all of the space agency's efforts to …

All the Science Fiction and Fantasy Books Everyone Will Be Talking About in January

It’s a whole new year, and already the science fiction and fantasy publishers are hitting the ground running. There are tons of great new books in …

Why Cosmic Inflation's Last Great Prediction May Fail

One of the greatest scientific achievements of the early 20th century was the discovery of the expanding Universe: that as time goes on, distant galaxies are receding from us, as the space between us expands according to Einstein’s General Relativity. In the mid-20th century, a great idea was put …

Mesmerizing Video Shows All The World's Earthquakes Since 2000

The bigger and brighter the dot, the stronger the quake.<p>Since the year 2000, the world has been rocked by tens of thousands of earthquakes. This mesmerizing animation visualizes each and every one of them.<p>Created by the U.K.-based visual effects company 422 South, the clip is said to show all the …

Physicists Are Closing In On an Elusive State of Metallic Hydrogen

Hydrogen, that most simple of elements, is a gas—at least at the typical temperatures and pressures found here on Earth. But many scientists believe …

Event horizon snapshot due in 2017

<b>A network of nine radio telescopes, dotted around the globe, is set to take the first ever picture of a black hole's event horizon in 2017.</b><p>The project, called the Event Horizon Telescope, has completed most of its technical preparations as well as extensive theoretical calculations.<p>It will focus on …