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Physicists create antimatter

<b>Physicists working in Europe have passed through nature's looking glass and have created atoms made of antimatter, or antiatoms, opening up the possibility of experiments in a realm once reserved for science fiction writers.</b><p>Such experiments, theorists say, could test some of the basic tenets of …

Space Photos of the Week: A Giant Molecular Cloud and All Its Star Babies

There are approximately 100 billion stars in the Milky Way — each one a massive ball of hydrogen and helium burning until it eventually becomes a …

2017 July 17 - Moon Shadow versus Sun Reflection

<b>Moon Shadow versus Sun Reflection</b> <b><br>Image Credit:</b> Himawari-8, NASA's SVS (GSFC)<p><b>Explanation:</b> What are those lights and shadows crossing the Earth? As the …

Something Mysterious Is Pulling Our Milky Way Through Space At A Much Faster Rate Than Expected. So What Could It Be?

Around four decades ago, astronomers became aware that our galaxy, the Milky Way, was moving through space at a much faster rate than expected.<p>At …

When is a black hole not a black hole? When it’s a boson star

FASCINATING, bamboozling, vaguely terrifying: black holes are the love-to-hate monsters of the universe. These insatiable cosmic cannibals are …

Black Holes

Ask Ethan: How Close Are We To A Theory Of Everything?

Since well before Einstein, it was the dream of those who study the Universe to find a single equation to govern as many phenomena as possible. Rather than have a separate law for each and every physical property the Universe has, we could unify these laws into a single, overarching framework. All …

Particles

Study finds Earth's magnetic field 'simpler than we thought'

Scientists have identified patterns in the Earth's magnetic field that evolve on the order of 1,000 years, providing new insight into how the field …

How A Solar Eclipse First Proved Einstein Right

Albert Einstein’s general theory of relativity is our most successful, most sophisticated theory of gravity of all-time. Explaining everything from GPS signals to gravitational redshift, from gravitational lensing to merging black holes, and from the timing of pulsars to the orbit of Mercury, the …

Physics

Tim Kaine: People Like Condi Rice and Albert Einstein Show Why We Need the Arts

American art is transformative. People can’t help but feel uplifted during a chorus of Woody Guthrie’s “This Land Is Your Land.” Visitors to the …

Diary: Did Einstein's cat come up with the theory of relativity?

For centuries, theatre has been tackling some of man’s biggest questions and now, in an age of political and social uncertainty, surely its role in …

An 11-Year-Old Boy Scored Higher in an IQ Test Than Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking

by Business Insider July 5, 2017 Enhanced Humans 25201<p>Maya Oppenheim and Helen Hoddinott, The Independent<p>Arnav Sharma<p>An 11-year-old boy has scored …

IQ

Stephen Hawking On Space Travel: Light Beams Will Help Humans Colonize Other Planets

There are so many places in the universe to explore, but with current rocket technology, it would take millions of years to reach some of the most …

This Scientist Has Come Up With A Mathematical Model For A Time Machine

After some serious number crunching, a UBC researcher has come up with a mathematical model for a viable time machine.<p>Ben Tippett, a mathematics and …

A two-headed worm is changing what we know about survival in space

Experiments in space have given researchers insights into how regeneration works and how space flight could affect human biology, and it starts with …

Don't Talk About Your Book Until It's Published

When I was a graduate student working in the philosophy department at Rutgers University, an old academic offered some advice: “don’t talk about your …

Astronomers Discover That Our Sun Likely Had an "Evil" Twin That Killed the Dinosaurs

Stellar Doppelganger<p>We have long known that the dinosaurs were killed by a catastrophic comet impact with the Earth’s surface but what if there was …

Summer 2017 reads: Books worthy of your time and worth an escape

There are plenty of reasons to hide your nose in a book this summer — escape cable news, escape the kids when they aren’t at summer camp, escape to a …

60 Top Motivational Quotes That Will Inspire You to Be an Outstanding Leader

Inspiring, motivational quotes to help you become a better leader, a better boss...and maybe even a better person.<p>Being a leader--being the boss--can feel like the hardest job of all. No matter how large your team, no matter how collaborative and engaged your employees, ultimately it's up to …

Muhammad Ali's Life In Quotes: 20 Quotes Honoring The Legend

Muhammad Ali is easily one of the most captivating public figures to have ever lived. Not only is he considered to be one of the greatest boxers to …

This 7-Year-Old Syrian Girl Is Your Next Favorite Author

Bana Alabed is a young heroine on a mission to shine a light on the atrocities happening in the besieged city of Aleppo — all while going to school, doing chores, and reading her well-loved copy of <i>Harry Potter</i>. Yes, this seven-year-old #girlboss, whom <i>The Washington Post</i> has described as “our era’s …

Middle East

How Jane Austen's mystery woman was edited out of history

Two hundred years ago this month, an ailing Jane Austen gathered the energy to pen the last letter she would ever send from her cottage in rural Hampshire. She professed her “tender” feelings for the recipient, her dear friend and fellow writer Anne Sharp, proclaiming herself forever “attached”. …