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Hubble's Latest Batch of Space Porn Is Some of the Best We've Ever Seen

Space is mind-bogglingly vast, and it’s practically impossible for our puny brains to comprehend just how huge it really is. Using the Hubble Space …

You Can Now Listen to The Weird 'Music' Made by Our Rotating Galaxy

A glorious way to experience space.<p>Ever wondered what the Milky Way might sound like as it rotates on its axis? According to a new "musical …

What time is it, and why?

the Big Bang as the most impressive pool break of all time<p>At what we might call the most “fundamental” level, the laws of nature do not much care in which direction time flows. Yet from our point of view, as participants in the physical universe, the arrow time is an inescapable and supremely …

Physics

The 42 Biggest Questions About Life, the Universe, and Everything

In a homage to 'Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy,' two physicists explain the biggest unknowns in science. I’ve summed them up as a tweetstorm.<p>In Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams’ classic irreverent tour through the universe, a supercomputer named Deep Thought discovers the answer to …

Scientists Have Figured Out When And How Our Sun Will Die, And It's Going to Be Epic

Too bad humans won't be around to see it.<p>What will our Sun look like after it dies? Scientists have made new predictions about what the end will look …

Stephen Hawking's final paper bursts the multiverse bubble with a Holographic Universe theory

Renowned physicist Stephen Hawking passed away earlier this year, but his legacy to science will live on. His final theory on the origin of the …

Stephen Hawking's final theory sheds light on the multiverse

Reality may be made up of multiple universes, but each one may not be so different to our own, according to Stephen Hawking’s final theory of the cosmos.<p>The work, completed only weeks before the physicist’s death in March, paints a simpler picture of the past 13.8 billion years than many previous …

Physics

Bye, black holes: white holes are even weirder

If there is a phenomenon out there that is actually more bizarre than black holes, it has to be white holes. Black holes can’t say that they might be …

Raccoon-sized dinosaur with 'bandit mask' amazes scientists

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A raccoon-sized, feather-clad dinosaur that roamed China 130 million years ago shared a distinctive trait with the furry modern mammal that topples trash cans in North America: a stripe across their eyes resembling a bandit mask.<p>Scientists said on Thursday an analysis of …

A potential human habitat on the moon?

A new study says a hole in the moon’s Marius Hills region is the skylight of an underground lava tube large enough to house a city.<p>A study published …

Mysterious object from deep space has entered the solar system

It was first seen just a month ago. A tiny blip of light was seen to be moving through the sky by the PanSTARRS1 telescope in Hawaii.<p>The number-crunching which followed was automatic. The results were unusual.<p>This object is in an odd position. It’s moving very fast. And it’s in what appears to be a …

Astronomy

Einstein’s touching note explaining how to be happy just sold for $1.3 million

In 1922, famed physicist Albert Einstein found himself without enough money to tip the bellboy who delivered something to his room. Rather than …

North Korea's 'stressed' nuclear test mountain on verge of collapse

North Korea’s nuclear tests are not only raising fears around the world, they are causing the peak under which the bombs are being detonated to suffer “tired mountain syndrome.”<p>Analysts are seeing signs that Mount Mantap, the 7,200-foot-high peak under which the tests are conducted, is suffering …

Archaeologists find gates of Hell in Saudi Arabia

When researchers are searching for remnants of structures and settlements constructed by ancient peoples they typically focus on areas that are …

Science decor that will actually look good in your house

Nerdy art doesn't have to look dorky.<p>There's a ton of nerdy artwork out there, but far too much of it is—we'll say it—ugly. Which is a shame because science is beautiful. These prints highlight that beauty while also allowing you to express your inner dork. You may have to explain some of these to …

10 of America's eeriest haunted attractions

Halloween is almost upon us, which means many of us are taking part autumn-themed activities like apple picking, hay rides or leaf-peeping. But if you're looking for something a little <i>edgier</i> than the usual hayride-and-corn-maze combo, the country has a wealth of strange, haunted attractions that …

We’ll all get a great view of Uranus tonight, and we won’t even need a telescope

Uranus is a pretty awe-inspiring sight. It’s big, pale, and packed with gas, but we rarely get a chance to actually see it without the use of pricey …

WATCH: Why You Should Always Turn on the Air Vent Above You During a Flight

The next time you go to turn off the ventilation above your seat on an airplane — whether because you're afraid of getting sick or you're downright …

Confessions of a Failed Eclipse Photographer

I’ve dreamed of seeing a total eclipse of the sun all my life. When I read there would be one on August 21st that passed dead-center over the town of …

Hershey's Is Opening a Chocolate Spa | MyRecipes

Hershey, the famous chocolate company based Pennsylvania has announced that it is opening a new, chocolatey facility that will allow people to get …

Customers upload photo from magazine or social media and retailer finds a selection of similar styles to buy instantly<p>“Ryan Gosling is my favourite actor so I’m going to look like him,” says the Asos chief executive, Nick Beighton. “Here’s a picture of Ryan looking cool so I’d like something to …

eCommerce

NASA will soon take the closest-ever photos of Jupiter's Great Red Spot — a storm the size of 2 Earths

The Great Red Spot of Jupiter is about twice the size of Earth, blows winds at speeds of about 400 mph, and has blemished the planet's atmosphere for more than 350 years.<p>But the spot's grandeur is matched only by its mystery: Jupiter is very far away — about 489 million miles — so few probes have …

Scientists Built an 'Artificial Brain' to Spot Hyper-Speeding Stars

One of these gas balls is moving at 300 miles per second.<p>Scientists discovered six stars speeding through the Milky Way at an exceptional pace, with …

Universe