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Scary part is Ohio State's just getting started

BLACKSBURG, Va. -- Braxton Miller unleashed a spin move here. Cardale Jones trucked a herd of defenders there. Just about everywhere, save for a few …

College Football

The best (and worst) ways to spot a liar

Forget body language or eye movements. There are much better ways to identify the deceitful.<p><i>This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.</i><p>-<p>Thomas Ormerod’s team of security officers faced a seemingly impossible task. At airports across …

Body Language

The tumultuous heart of our Galaxy

This new image, from work led by Dr Gabriele Ponti and published in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, shows the powerful remnants of …

Jupiter-like planet spotted by camera featuring Canadian-built parts

A state-of-the-art camera, partly built in Canada and specially designed to see planets orbiting nearby stars, has chalked up its first discovery – a giant planet that resembles a much younger and hotter version of Jupiter.<p>The discovery could shed light on our own celestial history, researchers …

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 …

Here's what it would take to colonize the largest planet in the solar system

Just a few videos ago, I blew minds with a "How to" on terraforming the Moon. Once we've developed a Solar System spanning civilization and have claimed mastery over the laws of physics, and have common-place technology which staggers and dwarf our current comprehension of what's possible it should …

Astronomy

Six tips to help you write and publish your first book

For many years I have been fielding questions on how to publish a book. Is it my imagination, though, or have the frequency and the intensity of the pleas for help and access increased? It is now a rare week in which I don't get sent a pitch for a historical ghost-mystery novel or a memoir about a …

Here's what would happen if the sun disappeared right now

What would happen if the sun disappeared this very second?<p>The sun is about 333,000 times the mass of Earth and produces the same amount of energy as 100 billion hydrogen bombs every second!<p>Its giant mass makes the sun the dominant gravitational force in the solar system that locks all eight planets …

Astronomy

Utah State suspends 3, including top WR

Utah State will be without three important players for the first two games of the 2015 season.<p>Aggies head coach Matt Wells announced Saturday that …

College Football

Scientists scan the brain to see how stress undermines your diet

If you're trying to lose weight, kick off your diet by relaxing. Stress tinkers with your brain chemistry in ways that make it hard to make healthful food choices and maintain self-control, a new study finds.<p>Study volunteers who endured a somewhat stressful experience were 24% more likely to choose …

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

Google Analytics

Quantum Physics: Everything is Energy

Nobel Prize winning physicists have proven beyond doubt that the physical world is one large sea of energy that flashes into and out of being in …

Quantum Mechanics

10 Facts Everyone Should Know About Dark Matter

And if you know all ten, you’ll understand just what it is… and isn’t.<p>Dark matter may be one of the most unsettling concepts that modern physics has …

Dark Matter

The World’s Most Powerful Laser Has Just Been Fired in Japan

Still got nothing on a Death Star.<p>Scientists in Japan have set the record for the most powerful laser ever fired, producing a 2 petawatt pulse - …

Physics

NASA confirms the discovery of a rocky exoplanet just 21 light years away

Earth just got a new next-door neighbor<p>Astronomers have found the closest rocky planet outside our solar system using the Spitzer Space telescope. The planet, known as HD 219134b, orbits a star just 21 light years away, and NASA is calling a "potential gold mine of science data."<p>The planet is …

Universe

New Horizons 'healthy' after Pluto mission goes dark

Three billion miles from Earth, Nasa's New Horizons mission unexpectedly went dark on 4 July after an "anomaly" in its command sequence caused it to …

Solar System

Is the Universe Less Crowded Than Scientists Thought?

New research cuts the estimated number of the most distant galaxies by 10 to 100 times.<p>Over the years, the Hubble Space Telescope has allowed …

Universe

Why your smartphone takes better photographs than the Hubble space telescope

Given that we’re living in a golden age for space photography, it’s surprising how antiquated the hardware responsible is…<p>For those who keep up with the latest developments in space exploration, the last couple of years have offered a rich feast of images: from close-up pictures of water-worn …

Space