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A 'super telescope' has captured an astounding image of the massive black hole at the centre of our galaxy

An astounding image of the massive black hole at the centre of the Milky Way has been captured by a super telescope in South Africa.<p>The clearest image yet of the centre of the Milky Way galaxy has been released from South Africa's shiny new radio telescope, MeerKAT.<p>This $330 million (R4.4 billion) …

Universe

Elon Musk Calls Diver in Thai Soccer Team Rescue a Pedophile

Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Twitter this morning accused British diver Vern Unsworth of being a pedophile, after Unsworth criticized Musk’s proposal to …

Elon Musk

Best anime of 2018

An ongoing series with no filler episodes<p>With around 200 new anime series coming out this year alone, it’s often hard to pinpoint exactly what to watch. In the past, I’ve done several lists about the best shows for newcomers, but these quickly go out of date and don’t provide a single, ongoing …

Anime

Uber gets into scooters, every VC is raising, and why private equity loves SaaS

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines.<p>This week we had the full crew in the studio along with a friend. The excellent Connie Loizos hosted, and Matthew Lynley and I were both on as well, along with our guest …

Venture Capital

The next-gen Apple Watch is poised to be an even bigger upgrade than we expected

The original incarnation of the Apple Watch was certainly novel and ambitious, but there’s no disputing that the device had its fair share of …

Smartwatches

Great, a Poop-Borne Swimming Pool Parasite Can Survive Chlorine Now

It's the stuff of pool party nightmares.<p>Somewhere in America this summer, a small child will have a diarrhea incident in a pool. The kid will freeze, …

Swimming Pools

Flying Trains Could Be Coming Your Way

It sounds like something Q, the tech guy in James Bond movies, would create: A plane that lands on a runway, shrugs its wings off, turns into a train …

Mockups

The "Big Bang" of Alzheimer’s: Breakthrough study uncovers genesis of the disease

Impressive new research led by scientists at UT Southwestern, has discovered the earliest point in a neurodegenerative process that is thought to …

Dementia

Amazon 'Prime Day' 2018: The Best Deals So Far

<i>This post was created by the Contributor in partnership with BestBlackFriday, which specializes in holiday season sales. The deals highlighted within this post were independently selected by the Contributor and if you buy something using one of these links, neither Forbes, the Contributor nor</i> …

Free Shipping

It actually is possible to train your brain to become smarter

There are many rumors about the strange habits and capabilities of inventor Nikola Tesla.<p>He was said only to need about two hours of sleep per night, supported by occasional naps. He apparently died without ever marrying and, possibly, without any intimate relationships, deeming them a distraction …

Inventions

The Milky Way Had A Cataclysmic Smash-Up With A 'Sausage' Galaxy

Never mind that the Milky Way is chock-full of space-grease, it’s also had a collision with a “sausage” galaxy that reshaped its structure forever.<p>The current shape of the Milky Way, with its inner bulge and outer halo, has long puzzled astronomers. But a cosmic crash with a sausage-shaped galaxy …

Universe

A wolf left its irradiated Chernobyl home. What happens if it mates?

In the winter of 2015, a young male wolf left its home in the radiation-contaminated zone around Chernobyl, a Soviet nuclear plant that …

Wildlife

Never Mind the Summer Heat: Earth Is at Its Greatest Distance From the Sun

On Friday, Earth will swing toward the outermost point in its orbit, known as aphelion. You, me and everyone on the planet will be three million miles farther from the sun than when we are closest to it.<p>The change occurs because our planet’s orbit is not perfectly circular. Instead, it is squashed …

Astronomy

Government watchdog warns Boeing, SpaceX delays may cut US astronauts off from International Space Station

NASA is likely to further delay its program to send U.S. astronauts to the International Space Station using capsules developed by Boeing and SpaceX, …

Space Exploration

There Are Tantalising Hints of Life-Supporting Features on This Nearby Exoplanet

Hello? Neighbours?<p>Last year, scientists announced the discovery of an exoplanet just 11 light-years (3.37 parsecs) from Earth. Not just any exoplanet …

Universe

Yale scientists edit genetic diseases out of mice before birth; humans are next

Gene-editing techniques such as CRISPR/Cas9 can be used to astonishing, potential life-altering effect, such as one demonstration involving a …

Genetics

The comic book artists that fuelled a century of science innovation

In 1905, Scientific American ran an intriguing advertisement from the Electro Importing company. “Everything for the Experimenter,” it boasted. “We give you the opportunity to tick yourself up to the head of a future wireless telegraph company as did Marconi, De Forest and others.” The Temlico, a …

spilhaus

There Might Be a Universe Inside Every Black Hole

<i>Our editors delve into Curiosity's top stories every day on a podcast that's shorter than your commute. Click here to listen and learn — in just a</i> …

Black Holes

Researchers Find More Evidence for the Higgs Boson

July 4, 2012. Besides being the United States’ 236th birthday, it was the day that physicists announced that they had found strong evidence of the …

Physics

Inside X, the Moonshot Factory Racing to Build the Next Google

At 6:40 in the morning, a klaxon horn sounds three times. “Gas!” a man in a hard hat and fluorescent vest yells out. There’s a hissing noise, and the …

UC Berkeley

How Exercise Helps Your Heart

You already know that exercise is good for your health and your heart, both to prevent heart disease and, for those who already have a heart-related …

5 Morning Yoga Moves That Are Better Than a Cup of Coffee

Stop hitting the snooze button and go do these powerhouse poses.<p>Some guys are hesitant to do yoga, because they think it's all about saying "om" and barely breaking a sweat. But anyone who’s ever gone to a power Vinyasa or Bikram class or finally mastered the Crow pose knows that the right kind of …

Yoga

Clouds Are No Problem for New Bacteria-Powered Solar Panels

A pretty useful trick.<p>Researchers at the University of British Columbia have developed a new kind of solar cell that can convert sunlight into electricity, but instead of using electronics like most solar cells, this particular invention relies on bacteria.<p>Many bacteria are already capable of …

Clean Energy

For The First Time, Scientists Achieve 'Liquid Light' at Room Temperature

A Frankenstein mash-up of light and matter.<p>In June 2017, physicists achieved 'liquid light' at room temperature for the first time ever, making this …

Quantum Physics

Toyota is debuting the production Supra at Goodwood

Way, way back in March at the Geneva Motor Show, Toyota teased the world with the racing concept version of its new Supra. Naturally, we were pretty excited, but what we really wanted was the production version of the car. Apparently, we'll be getting our first look at just that next week during …

Auto Shows

Watch Incredible, First-Ever Footage of a Planet Being Born

Using and incredibly powerful telescope located in Chile, astronomers have captured the formation of a new planet.<p>Led by researchers from the Max …

Universe

This May Be Stanley Kubrick Himself Explaining the End of 2001: A Space Odyssey

A video has surfaced which appears to feature Stanley Kubrick himself explaining the end of 1968's <i>2001: A Space Odyssey</i>. Allow us to explain.<p>Much …

Science Fiction

10 Sandwiches to Eat in Italy Before You Die

Add these regional panini to your bucket list, and get to work.<p>Italy is one of the great sandwich nations of the world. A leader in cured meats, …

Italy

How To: Hack Wi-Fi & Networks More Easily with Lazy Script

Wi-Fi tools keep getting more and more accessible to beginners, and the LAZY script is a framework of serious penetration tools that can be explored …

Information Security

To control blood pressure better, try low-dose ‘triple pill’

High blood pressure is a big risk factor for many chronic conditions, such as heart attack, kidney problems and stroke.<p>Despite the availability of …

High Blood Pressure