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Here are the Best Jokes From Rob Lowe's Comedy Central Roast

Over the weekend, Comedy Central gathered a group of attention hungry celebrities and gave them a seemingly impossible task: Roast Rob Lowe.<p>But once …

Samsung rumored to move to a 4K UHD display for the Galaxy S8

There certainly is a lot happening in Samsung‘s hardware department. Following a general slowdown of the immense growth smartphones have enjoyed over the past lustrum in particular, OEMs are preparing for a new wave of next-generation devices.<p>Amid the numerous experimental projects the company is …

Phones

Here's Stephen Hawking's Incredible Solution to His Black Hole Information Paradox

His mind was truly incomparable.<p>Stephen Hawking, one of the greatest minds of our lifetime, has passed away - leaving behind a lot of heartbroken …

Gravitational Waves Could Reveal a Stringy Universe, Say Physicists

Time to brush up on your string theory.<p>Back in February, physicists gave us one of the most exciting scientific discoveries of the century - the …

NASA's Hubble finds universe is expanding faster than expected - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have discovered that the universe is expanding 5 percent to 9 percent faster than expected.<p>"This …

5 Reasons You’re Tired All The Time + How To Get More Energy

These days, many people are feeling the effects of an energy crisis. Not the one within our environment—but the one within our own bodies.<p>As a health …

Wellness

The Mathematics of Design

It is common for people to group themselves into two categories; those who are good at art or design, and those who are good at math or science. The …

How to delete all of the illicit recordings Google has gathered from you over the past year

One of the concerns -- for those focused on privacy, at least -- with the likes of Siri, Cortana and 'OK, Google' is that the way these features …

Vanadium: The Metal That Stores Energy

Vanadium may be the next big thing when it comes to battery power. Battery charge has improved a lot in the last few years, but vanadium may be able …

Clean Energy

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Next time you're late to work, blame dark energy

Ever since Lemaitre and Hubble's first proposed it in the 1920s, scientists and astronomers have been aware that the universe is expanding. And from …

A Guy Who's Been Living Off the Grid for 20 Years Explains How to Live Sustainably

I asked the guy living in Sydney's greenest house whether I'm too poor to live off the grid.<p>From the street, Michael Mobbs's inner Sydney terrace house looks like any other. But 20 years ago, Michael and his wife transformed their Chippendale home into an experiment in sustainable living: solar …

Tonight's SpaceX rocket launch: start time, live stream, and what to expect

Yesterday's aborted liftoff and sea landing attempt gets another shot<p>SpaceX will once again attempt its fifth rocket launch of the year this evening, after scrubbing yesterday's attempt. CEO Elon Musk tweeted that a "glitch in the motion of an upper stage engine actuator" was the reason for the …

Space Travel

Inside Project Ara, Google's Lego-like plan to disrupt the smartphone

Rafa Camargo is playing ping-pong. Thirty minutes ago, he placed the world's most interesting smartphone into his jacket pocket. Now that jacket and its precious contents are lying on the floor. Right under my nose.<p>Camargo is the lead engineer on Project Ara, Google's attempt to build a smartphone …

Mobile Technology

Google's new app lets users conduct scientific research on their phones

Google's new Android app revamps the clipboard for scientific field experiments. The app, called Science Journal, measures and records data in real time, and then converts that data into easily readable graphs and charts.<p>Users can store several projects in the app, and use tools like an …

Android News

A scientist spent 26 years studying a black hole 10 times the mass of the sun. Then it did something incredible

Modern science is more about patience and persistence than about great epiphanies. It is therefore extremely satisfying when you make a breakthrough, …

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Why Is The Expansion Of The Universe Always Drawn Like A Cylinder?

<i>Why is the shape of the universe depicted as a cone?</i><p><i>If the universe is expanding with all points moving away from each other, how come it is depicted as cylindrical with the expansion outward mostly in one direction?</i><p>I have gotten a <i>lot</i> of questions about diagrams of the Universe’s expansion. I must …

There's a Way to Test if Immortality Is Real: Lock Yourself in a Room With a Nuke

Don't try this at home.<p>Oh, quantum physics. Just when we think we've got you all figured out with your Schrödinger's cat experiment and your hologram …

Martin Gardner's 'Science Magic,' fun tricks you can try at home

Martin Gardner's 'Science Magic: Tricks and Puzzles' teaches fun and easy experiments to demonstrate physics. I'm thrilled with the new tricks I'm …

Vanadium: The “Beautiful Metal" That Stores Energy

Environment Photo credit: The metal is extracted from brightly coloured ore. farbled / shutterstockAn unheralded metal could become a crucial part of …

Google's new gigapixel camera captures every paint stroke in famous artwork

Cancel that trip to the Louvre. You'll never get closer to master art works than through Google's freakishly powerful, robotic Art Camera.<p>Google's …

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10 mind-blowing facts about black holes

Scientists believe they are formed when the corpse of a massive star collapses in on itself, becoming so dense that it warps the fabric of space and time.<p>And any matter that crosses their event horizons, also known as the point of no return, spirals helplessly toward an unknown fate.<p>Despite decades …

Black Holes

Physicists Just Discovered a Totally New Form of Light

Science, always keeping us on our toes.<p>Physicists have just discovered a new form of light that doesn't follow our existing rules of angular …

Gold futures settle higher as highflying dollar stalls

Gold futures settled higher Wednesday, rebounding from a nearly two-week low as a pullback in the U.S. dollar boosted the appeal of the precious …

Godless Universe: A Physicist Searches for Meaning in Nature

It is time to face reality, California Institute of Technology theoretical physicist Sean Carroll says: There is just no such thing as God, or …

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 review: Take note, this is the big-screen phone to beat - Pocket-lint

The Samsung Note family is characterised by one thing: the inclusion of a stylus (that's S Pen in Samsung speak).<p>Previously, the Note stood slightly …

Humans Could One Day Evolve to Live Forever

If jellyfish can do it, why can't humans?<p>It is a biological inevitability that just about every living organism will die—it's the <i>how</i> and the <i>when</i> that are up for debate. Some species barely make it to adulthood, while others go on for centuries. Ninety-nine percent of all species have already gone …

Earth - The real reasons nothing can ever go faster than light

It was September 2011 and physicist Antonio Ereditato had just shocked the world.<p>The announcement he had made promised to overturn our understanding of the Universe. If the data gathered by 160 scientists working on the OPERA project were correct, the unthinkable had been observed.<p>Particles – in …