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Scientists think they've discovered a fourth type of fuel for humans — beyond carbs, fat, and protein

The nutrition label on a shot-size bottle of this clear, odorless liquid defies traditional explanation. It contains 120 calories — roughly the equivalent of a hearty slice of bread — yet it has no fat, no protein, and no carbohydrates.<p>Those calories instead come from ketones, an ingredient that …

Nutrition

Black Holes and the True Nature of Space

These are my greetings from one hologram to another. No really, according to science there’s a strong possibility that you and I are nothing more but …

Science Uncovers The Origin Of The First Light In The Universe

When we look out at the Universe today, highlighted against the vast, empty blackness of the sky are points of light: stars, galaxies, nebulae and more. Yet there was a time in the distant past before any of those things had formed, just after the Big Bang, where the Universe was still filled with …

Dark Matter

5 Reasons Why The 21st Century Will Be The Best One Ever For Astrophysics

It’s been a staple of science throughout the centuries: the arrogant thinking that we’ve almost arrived at the ultimate answers to our deepest questions. Scientists thought that Newton’s mechanics described everything, until they discovered the wave nature of light. Physicists thought we were …

Physics

How the World's Smartest People Learn Things Faster

The surest sign of a genuine mastery of a topic is the ability to explain it simply to someone who knows nothing about it.<p>As a hard working entrepreneur you’re faced with a variety of challenges, each of which needs to be resolved to grow your business further.<p>But to find these solutions, you have …

Chinese Man Spends 36 Years Chiseling at Three Mountains to Bring Water to His Village

Driven by a desire to improve the living conditions in his home, Huang Dafa, chief of Caowangba, a small village hidden deep in the mountains of …

We Accidentally Invented Plastic That Conducts Electricity

The Birth of Conductive Plastics<p>Before the 2000s, conductive plastics were virtually unheard of. The recycle bin fodder was only utilized as an …

The Future Of Energy Isn't Fossil Fuels Or Renewables, It's Nuclear Fusion

Let’s pretend, for a moment, that the climate doesn’t matter. That we’re completely ignoring the connection between carbon dioxide, the Earth’s atmosphere, the greenhouse effect, global temperatures, ocean acidification, and sea-level rise. From a long-term point of view, we’d still need to plan …

Nuclear Energy

Physicists Discover an Unexpected Force Acting on Nanoparticles in a Vacuum

Nanoparticles can be pushed by pure nothingness.<p>Researchers have discovered a new and unexpected force that acts on nanoparticles in a vacuum, …

An Oxford mathematician explains how time might have existed before the Big Bang

Marcus du Sautoy, mathematician and author of The Great Unknown, explained why we don't really know what happened before the Big Bang.<p>He told Business Insider: "We're really not too sure and in fact, that may be a question that doesn't even make sense because time, we think, started at the Big …

Mathematics

The Mysterious Origin of Our Galaxy’s Gold

After long believing that exploding stars forged the coveted metal, researchers are now divided over which extraordinary cosmic event is truly responsible.<p>Across history and folklore, the question of where Earth’s gold came from—and maybe how to get more of it—has invited fantastical explanation. …

Physics

Liquid energy storage system gets the "MOST" out of the Sun

Solar power is potentially the greatest single energy source outside of controlled nuclear fusion, but the Sun is literally a fair weather source …

A Juice That Raises People From The Death: It Has Been A Hit Around The World For Decades, And It Only Takes Two Minutes To Make It

In this article you are going to learn how to prepare yourself a juice that can boost your immune system and that can increase your energy levels and …

Star's Death Dive into Black Hole Mapped by NASA Satellite

A star's long-ago death dive into a black hole generated cosmic fireworks that are revealing more and more about the dramatic encounter.<p>The star got …

What Is the Probability That Alien Life Exists?

In 1967, a graduate student named Jocelyn Bell discovered something strange emanating from a region of the sky known as the Summer Triangle: pulses …

Fast Radio Bursts Could Be Evidence Of Interstellar Spaceships, Scientists Suggest

There's method in the madness.<p>Fast radio bursts are among the most mysterious phenomena in the universe and have baffled astronomers for years.<p>Now, …

Space Exploration

Cave Of The Crystals In Naica, Mexico, Home To Long-Dormant Life-Form Not Known To Science

Microbes that are over tens of thousands of years old, but still previously unknown to science, have been found in the unique environment of the …

Ketamine offers new hope for patients with severe depression

<b>Inspired by promising research into ketamine's therapeutic effects, people are swapping strategies online on how to use the drug to ease their despair. Could 'Special K' be a panacea for depression? Wency Leung reports</b><p>John woke up one morning feeling almost like his old self.<p>He got out of bed, took …

Help NASA Find The Mysterious Planet Nine From The Comfort of Your Couch

There has to be something out there.<p>Since January last year, evidence of a mysterious and huge planet lurking at the edge of our Solar System has …

Planet Nine Just Got An Unexpected New Team of Hunters

Since Pluto was infamously demoted to a dwarf planet in 2006, some astronomers have turned their attention to finding the true Planet 9, a …

Winston Churchill’s essay on alien life found

A newly unearthed article by the great politician reveals that he reasoned like a scientist about the likelihood of extraterrestrials, writes Mario …

A Loyal Stray Dog Shows a Compassionate Trucker How to Locate His Bunny Pal In Need of Assistance

While driving his rig through Jacksonville, Florida, Ohio trucker Dan O’Grady happened upon a little stray dog on the side of a highway who, despite …

Tetra House / Bercy Chen Studio

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Tetra House is a single-family residence located in the lively neighborhood of South Austin. The project …

Supernova Baby Pictures

02/15/2017 · by carylsue · in Classroom Ideas, Current Event Connection, Main. ·<p><b>SCIENCE</b><p>New observations represent the most complete image of a supernova’s immediate aftermath. (Washington Post and Ars Technica)<p>Learn a little about supernovas with our introductory resource.<p><i>Teachers, scroll down for</i> …

Universe

Harvard has created a 'liquid' battery that could last for more than a decade

Lithium-ion batteries power everything from phones to electricity grids but their lifespan is incredibly short, plus they're difficult to recycle. …