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Expand your universe with Neil DeGrasse Tyson’s new video game

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson is entering the video game business. His new game, <i>Neil deGrasse Tyson Presents: Space Odyssey</i>, is an educational …

The trailer for the new Japanese Godzilla is here and it's epic

We’ve all heard of <i>Godzilla</i>. The legendary story has been remade and reimagined so many times, it’s nearly impossible for someone to live on Earth and …

‘Star Wars Rogue One’ Trailer Gets Even Better When You Add the Beastie Boys — Watch

You can't miss this.<p>After watching the first teaser for “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” audiences were pretty pumped for the spin-off action film. …

Star Wars

Earth - There are weird bursts of energy coming from deep space

The Universe is never short on the bizarre and the unknown. From black holes to exotic planets, scientists have plenty to ponder.<p>Lately, though, one puzzle has been especially baffling: mysterious flashes in the sky called fast radio bursts.<p>These bright bursts of radio waves shine for only a few …

Black Holes

Watch Star Wars: A New Hope by Simply Scrolling Through a Website

You probably can’t get away with watching movies at your desk all day at work. But since most websites are still totally acceptable, warm up your …

Batman v Superman: Best and worst of The Dark Knight & Man of Steel

As Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice inches closer (just a few more days!) we feel it’s the perfect time to look back on the on-screen adventures of …

Comic Books

Quantum "Weeping Angel" Effect Freezes Atoms in Place

The paradox of Schroedinger’s Cat famously demonstrates that a quantum cat sealed in a box is both alive and dead at the same time until we look …

LEGO To Produce Doctor Who Sets And Minifigures

The LEGO Group has signed a deal with the BBC to create LEGO playsets and minifigures based on <i>Doctor Who</i>.<p>Minifugres will include the various …

Disney's Star Wars Land Looks Amazing

Now that Disney has the rights to all things Star Wars, it's looking to get as much mileage out of the franchise as possible. That might explain why …

Perseid Meteor Shower in Pictures

Earth Science

This Man’s 3D Drawings Are So Incredible, You’ll Think They're Alive

Stefan Pabst, an artist from Germany, has been creating 3D paintings and drawings that look way more real than they should.<p>"I want to combine portrait painting with 3D painting. It will look as if the man looks out from the paper."

Art

What The Heck Is This Thing On Mars?

Don't worry -- we're not about to be invaded by crab monsters.<p>A NASA image of Mars being passed around on social media over the weekend has imaginations running wild.<p>The photo shows a stone formation in front of what may be a kind of cave. Some say it looks a bit like a crab monster straight out of …

UC Berkeley

Pixels - Movie Review

Adam Sandler's latest movie 'Pixels' is yet again a horrible experience, and this time it is more frustrating because the concept of the movie is …

Movies

3 Star Wars Live-Action Netflix Series Planned?

With just under five months until Star Wars: The Force Awakens hits theaters this December, the animated TV series Star Wars Rebels returning for …

NASA space telescope discovers Earth's closest rocky neighbor

NASA researchers working with the Spitzer Space Telescope announced on Thursday that they had indeed found the closest rocky exoplanet to our own. It's a tiny burg called HD 219134b that's just 21 light years from Earth in the Cassiopeia constellation, near the North Star. It was first spotted with …

These scientists just fired the world's most powerful laser

Researchers at Osaka University said Monday that they successfully fired the world’s most powerful laser beam.<p>The energy captured in its concentrated …

Ant-Man film review: Marvel’s latest isn’t small enough

Marvel’s latest superhero spectacular was supposed to scale down to the level of insects, but instead goes for massive spectacle. Bigger equals blander, writes Owen Gleiberman.<p>Paul Rudd is such a witty, skilled actor that if any star could take a superhero origin story and breathe some brash new …

Comics

Arrow Just Cast Another Popular Comic Book Character

Although Damien Dark and his organization H.I.V.E. will be the main antagonists in <i>Arrow</i> Season 4, they of course won’t be the only bad guys Oliver …

Life on Mars: when will humans live on the Red Planet?

Fifty years after the first close-up images of Mars, Rosa Silverman speaks to the science writer who believes there will be life on Mars before the 21st century ends<p>The human race was able to view the furthest reaches of the solar system in high-definition glory this week, as Nasa’s New Horizons …