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This Picture of Jupiter's South Pole is Beyond Mesmerizing

It's like a kaleidoscope.<p>Though we here at <i>Inverse</i> are firmly Team Saturn, it would be negligent, even outright <i>disrespectful</i>, for us not give a …

Astronomy

New Study on Black Hole Magnetic Fields Has Thrown a Huge Surprise at Astronomers

Space is full of mysteries.<p>For the first time, scientists have studied the magnetic field of a black hole inside the Milky Way in multiple …

Scientific Theory And The Multiverse Madness

<i>Sabine Hossenfelder is a research fellow at the Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies in Germany. Her research focuses on general relativity and quantum gravity. She is author of the blog</i> Backreaction <i>and her first book, Lost in Math, is set to appear in June. You can find her on Twitter at @skdh.</i><p>…

Dark Matter

Black Hole Jets Might Be Sending Trio of High-Energy Particles at Earth

Black hole jets may have birthed three different forms of cosmic rays.<p>Scientists on Monday shared a new theory about one of the universe’s biggest …

Universe

"Dark Matter" DNA Influences Brain Development

A puzzle posed by segments of 'dark matter' in genomes—long, winding strands of DNA with no obvious functions—has teased scientists for more than a …

Genetics

Enormous 'El Gordo' Galaxy Cluster Captured in Hubble Image

An incredible photo from the Hubble Space Telescope showcases an enormous galaxy cluster that weighs in at a whopping 3 million billion suns.<p>Due to …

Take a sightseeing trip through the Orion Nebula in NASA’s latest travel video

One of the real pleasures of modern living is the ability to take sightseeing trips to completely inaccessible places. Thanks to Google, you can …

Cosmology

Developing a secure, un-hackable net

A method of securely communicating between multiple quantum devices has been developed by a UCL-led team of scientists, bringing forward the reality …

Quantum Mechanics

This wristband lets you hear phone calls through your fingers

Innomdle Lab is a South Korean startup that was spun out of Samsung’s incubator, and it’s just about ready to launch its first product: Sgnl, a wristband-slash-watch strap that turns your fingers into a phone receiver. When paired with a phone, you can hear callers by touching your finger to your …

Fitness Technology

NASA’s Curiosity Rover On Mars Finds Weird Squiggles

The rover transmitted images back to Earth of what look like squiggles left on top of a rock formation, where sand is dusted around. The space agency …