Camille Bergin

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Time Travel IS Possible, This Physicist Just Demonstrated It

For many the concept of time travel is nothing more than domain of science fiction writers and Hollywood movie magic, but what if you could …

Physics

24 Historic Photos That'll Make You Want To Be An Astronaut

Featuring Buzz Aldrin taking the first selfie in space. And also a lot of American flags.

Tales From the Superbowl of Astronomy

<i>SEATTLE — Each January, thousands of astronomers get together and spend four days talking about stars, galaxies, planets, the cosmos, and everything in between. This year’s winter meeting of the American Astronomical Society was held in Seattle from Jan. 4-8, and it was so stuffed with science that</i> …

What Other Worlds Have We Landed On?

Think of all the different horizons humans have viewed on other worlds. The dust-filled skies of Mars. The Moon’s inky darkness. Titan’s orange haze. …

MOOCs Aim To Strengthen Computer Science And Physics Teaching In Middle And High Schools

When massive open online courses (MOOCs) took off three years ago, many educators had high hopes that these courses could expand and diversify access to education. Early aspirations were soon replaced with criticism: studies showed that MOOCs weren’t reaching those who needed access the most. …

Stephen Hawking stresses the importance of space travel and understanding science

<b>(Reuters/Kimberly White)</b><p>“It is important that the public understands basic science, if they are not to leave vital decisions to others”<p>Sarah Gray<p>January 13, 2015 6:44pm (UTC)<p>Stephen Hawking continues to both steer thought on cosmology, and dominate pop-culture headlines. (On Sunday, Eddie Redmayne …

Hubble + Beethoven

In an attempt to get away from the horrors of the last few days I thought I’d offer this video I just found on Youtube. It features majestic, …

Cosmic Flashes may Reveal Unkown Objects in the Universe

Flashes, dubbed "photonic booms" because they are directly analogous to sonic booms, may be detectable on the Moon, on passing asteroids, on fast …

The math of organ donation: Kidneys are an NP-hard problem

Matching donors and recipients is a bit like the traveling salesman problem.<p>We're bilaterally symmetric organisms—we've got matching bits on our left …

Absolutely Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Airplane Controls

<i>All</i> of them? If you're talking about a commercial airliner, then there's hundreds and hundreds. There are big, fat manuals describing what they all …

New Theory Suggests That We Live In The Past Of A Parallel Universe

Whether through Newton's gravitation, Maxwell's electrodynamics, Einstein's special and general relativity or quantum mechanics, all the equations that best describe our universe work perfectly if time flows forward or backward.<p>Of course the world we experience is entirely different. The universe …

Dark Matter

Did Gravity Save the Universe from 'God Particle' Higgs Boson?

The recently discovered Higgs boson, which helps give particles their mass, could have destroyed the cosmos shortly after it was born, causing the …

Awesome time lapse shows the Earth turning and not the stars

This is so cool. Usually time lapses show the night sky of stars moving around Earth but we know that's not true, it's Earth that's moving and …

Super Earth 55 Cancri e

55 Cancri e is a super-Earth - more massive than the Earth but lighter than a gas giant. This planet is so close to its Sun that it orbits every 18 hours. Its light was detected by the Spitzer Space Telescope.

Secret of long life may be written in stars, scientists find

Norwegian researchers found people born during times of high Sun activity died around five years before those born in periods of solar silence<p>The secret of long life may really be written in the stars - well the Sun at least - after scientists discovered that solar activity at birth predicts …

SpaceX's landing barge is now at sea — and ready to be hit by a rocket

Tomorrow's audacious launch may lead to reuseable rockets<p>SpaceX is gearing up for its next big launch. According to a tweet from Elon Musk, SpaceX's drone spaceport ship has left the dock and headed to its hold position in the Atlantic Ocean. Tomorrow, the company will launch its Falcon 9 rocket …

The Large Hadron Collider sets its sights on dark matter

After finding the Higgs boson, the LHC has had a refit to enable it to operate at even greater extremes – and to solve more questions about the beginnings of the universe<p>There is no shortage of superlatives that can be applied to the Large Hadron Collider near Geneva, though many are strange and …

Next Fitness Star Emily Schromm Shows You How to Get a Rock-Hard Body Like Hers

Check out the MTV badass’ ridiculously effective routine.<p><i>Emily Schromm nabbed our second-annual The Next Fitness Star title with her sick moves and infectious energy. Test out her ridiculously effective routine, below, and don't miss out on ordering The Next Fitness Star DVD (sold by</i> Women's</i> …

6 Moves for Strong and Toned Abs

These six moves will sculpt the abs you’ve always dreamed of<p>You’ve probably heard it before, but you really don’t have to do another crunch. (No, really—don’t. They’re bad for your posture, among a host of other ills.) Instead, use these exercises to firm, flatten, and contour your waistline by …

NASA touts journey to Mars, 3D printer in space as 2014 feats

NASA had a lot to look back on as 2014 faded away into the New Year, including the success of its spacecraft nicknamed MAVEN (Mars Atmosphere and …

January 2015

"ATTEMPT NO LANDING THERE" --New NASA Mission to Europa will Ignore Arthur C Clarke's Warning (2014 Most Popular)

The Europa mission proposal aims to create a gravitational map of the moon’s icy surface that many researchers suspect hides an alien ocean beneath. …

Coverage of Disruptive Science and Technology

Will the mysteries of the universe be revealed by this computer simulation? Amazing 'machine' can even go backwards and forwards in 'cosmic time'

Scientists have created an entire simulation of the universe in order to understand the formation of galaxies, stars and more.<p>The man-made cosmos is …

Dark Matter

Dark Matter --Is It the "Operating System" of the Universe? (Holiday Feature)

In cosmology, cold dark matter is a form of matter the particles of which move slowly in comparison with light, and interact weakly with …