Victor Terranova

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The Tardigrade Will Be the Last Living Thing On Earth

Water bears shall inherit the planet.<p>I hate to break it to you, but humans probably don't have that much longer before we go extinct—somewhere between 100 years and 5 billion years, depending on who you ask. Obviously, a human extinction event is unprecedented and incredibly hard to predict with …

These Egg In A Hole Sweet Potatoes Are Amazing

Oh, don't mind me eating this for every single meal this week.<p>1 large sweet potato<p>1 medium yellow onion<p>1½ teaspoon salt<p>1 teaspoon pepper<p>1 teaspoon garlic powder<p>3 tablespoons flour<p>7 eggs<p>3 tablespoons olive oil<p>1. Peel the skin off the sweet potato, and coarsely grate on a box grater.<p>2. Peel the …

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 …

Energy from black holes can be stolen, shows an elegant new physics experiment

Water swirling down a drain has exposed an elusive phenomenon long believed to appear in black holes.<p>Light waves scattering off a rotating black hole can bounce off with more energy than they came in with, by sapping some of the black hole's rotational energy.<p>But the effect, predicted in 1971 and …

Black Holes

Watch the trailer for Big Trouble in Little China: The Game

This year, Kurt Russell has once again demonstrated his big screen chops in not one but two No. 1 movies: <i>The Fate of the Furious</i> and <i>Guardians of the</i> …

A Titanic Collision: The Andromeda And Milky Way Galaxies Will Collide To Form The “Milkomeda” Galaxy

Galaxies will collide eventually, but will poor defenseless Earth also get smashed to bits and pieces? Is this yet another apocalyptic scenario …

Want Your Kids to Succeed? Science Says to Be Careful What You Name Them

Not only that, but the new research team was able to repeat their test with computers. They showed machines 1,000 pictures of women named Samantha, …

Exoplanet Discovery by an Amateur Astronomer Shows the Power of Citizen Science

<i>This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Space.com's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights.</i><p>You …

If your gadgets die in the next two weeks, blame it on the sun

If you find that your radio or TV broadcast is briefly dropping out or if your internet becomes sketchy over the next couple of weeks, you can blame …