Alise Lavergne

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This gorgeous fly-by video of Jupiter will hit you right in the cosmic feels

Just when we thought it was impossible to gush any harder over NASA’s wonderful Juno spacecraft, this gorgeous fly-by video of Jupiter surfaced, and …

Earth's true colors shine through to space (pictures)

Space Exploration

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The Super Moon in Phoenix-Arizona - a timelapse by Mircea Goia

Russian deep-sea fisherman's Twitter feed is filled with nightmares

Earth's most mysterious and creepiest creatures remain mostly untouched in the deep ocean.<p>If you're into weird, strange and downright scary species …

New Visualization Of Waves In Saturn's Rings Puts You In The Keeler Gap

Fans of astronomy are no doubt familiar with the work of Kevin Gill. In the past, he has brought us visualizations of what the Earth would look like …

Mental Clarity During Near-Death Experiences Suggests Mind Exists Apart From Brain: Study

If the mind is just a function of the brain, it stands to reason that the worse the brain is injured, the worse the mind would function. While this …

Consciousness

This Awesome Video Shows The Scale of The Universe in The Best Way Possible

I mean, we knew the Universe was big, but...<p>We get it. The Universe is epic, vast, and unknowable, and Earth is tiny. There are black holes billions …

Universe

8 Personality Traits of Highly Intelligent People (Backed by Science)

The scientific reasoning behind some of the personality traits that smart people share.<p>Over on Quora, more than 100 people have answered the question "What are the common traits of highly intelligent people?"<p>Some users claim to know from personal experience; others are just taking an educated guess.<p>…

Psychology

Color Theory for Motion Design

Great motion design relies heavily on color. The colors used in a project create an emotional response in viewers. Having a basic understanding of …

The Psychology of Color in Marketing and Branding

The psychology of color as it relates to persuasion is one of the most interesting — and most controversial — aspects of marketing.<p>The problem has …

How One Image Put the Earth's Place in the Cosmos in Perspective

Somewhere, some 20 billion kilometers away, the only manmade object to ever reach interstellar space is traveling away at a heliocentric speed of 17 …

Physicists might have just detected a fifth force of nature

But now physicists in Hungary think they might have found evidence of a mysterious fifth force of nature. And, if verified, it would mean we'd need to rethink our understanding of how the universe actually works.<p>Before we get into that, let's go back to those four forces for a second, because …

Physics

A New Form of Light Has Been Discovered

It was kind of an accident.<p>Scientists announced recently that they have discovered a new form of light, one that breaks a fundamental understanding …

Physics

Dying Stars May Transform Frozen Worlds Into Havens for Life

When most stars reach old age and begin to run out fuel, they swell up to hundreds of times their normal size, engulfing planets that orbit too …

Leonardo da Vinci paintings analysed for DNA to solve grave mystery

The mystery of where Leonardo da Vinci is buried could be laid to rest after scientists began a painstaking hunt for his DNA.<p>Leonardo was originally interred in the chapel of Saint-Florentin at the Chateau d'Amboise in the Loire Valley, in 1519, but the building was destroyed in the French …

These 8 simple diagrams show how incredibly far astronomy has come

We’ve been reading the fantastic book “Seven Brief Lessons on Physics” by Carlo Rovelli. One of many highlights is a series of images he includes on …

The 30 Most WTF Moments From 5 Years Of Game Of Thrones

<i>Game of Thrones</i> has a history of eliciting rather strong reactions from viewers. From its premiere in 2011 to last year's season five finale, this …

The Milky Way's Most Recent Supernova Was Hidden... Until Now!

The brightest, most spectacular explosions in the Universe — supernovae — occur under two very special circumstances. One is when an ultra-massive star some 20, 50 or even 100 or more times the mass of our Sun, runs out of nuclear fuel in its core and reaches the end of its life. The inner core …

Universe

Turn Your Coke Case Into A DIY Virtual Reality Headset

Giant food companies are going tech by offering Google Cardboard-like glasses that can be created directly from their product packaging.<p>Virtual reality is about to take over our day-to-day lives. Not only because VR headsets are now available for public purchase, but also because colossal companies …

Virtual Reality

Check out the Architectural Feats of a Certified Master LEGO Builder

One of only 14 in the world.<p>Most of us have seen amazing builds from the tiny building blocks we know and love as LEGO, much of which appears on our site. However, the architectural feat that Master LEGO Builder Adam Reed Tucker has accomplished is worth a highlight. To start, Tucker is only one in …

Robots Sent in to the Fukushima Nuclear Plant Have Died

Five specially-built robots “have failed to return.”<p>The plant after multiple meltdowns. (Photo: Digital Globe/CC-BY-SA-3.0)<p>Not even robots can …

Fukushima

WATCH: Disabling IPhone Animations Can Actually Speed Up Your Device

Just one little tweak makes your iPhone feel brand-new again!<p>Compared to desktop computers, iPhones run very lean and very mean, but that's not to …

Web Development

Headphones That Get You High on Dopamine Are Tipped to Go on Sale Next Month

When the music is not enough.<p>Headphones that stimulate the release of dopamine in your brain and reportedly make you feel high as hell have been …

The Brain

The Best Breakfast Spots According to New Orleans Chefs

Fresh for Breakfast Week, Eater NOLA has asked over a dozen New Orleans chefs to share where they like to eat the most important meal of the day. See how your breakfast game stacks up against the pros.<p><b>Q. What's your favorite breakfast spot in New Orleans, and what do you order?</b><p>Gracious Bakery<p>"My …

Breakfast

It Took 125 Years To Notice THIS In A Painting Millions Have Seen

We've all seen this classic piece of artwork, <i>Starry Night</i>, painted by Vincent Van Gogh.<p>WikiArt<p>What many don't know is that Van Gogh painted <i>Starry</i> …

Vincent Van Gogh

The Cheapest Places to Travel for Each Month of the Year

1 of 12<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 12<p>February: Honolulu<p>3 of 12<p>March: Buenos Aires<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 12<p>April: Chicago<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 12<p>May: …

Buenos Aires

These 10 space images look unbelievable, but are actually real (pictures)

Moon in front of the Earth

Astronomy