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Hidden "Planet X" Could Orbit in Outer Solar System

Something very odd seems to be going on out beyond Pluto. Astronomers have known for more than two decades that the tiny former planet is not alone … is coming soon

Now we can edit life itself, we need to ask how we should use such technology

Imagine a world where mosquitoes no longer pass on the deadly malaria parasite, where invasive species such as cane toads are wiped out from …

What If We Do Find Aliens?

Time to talk about my favorite topic: aliens.<p>We’ve covered the Fermi Paradox many times over several articles on Universe Today. This is the idea …

A New Hypothesis That Challenges Einstein's Physics Could Soon Be Put to The Test

Is the speed of light really a constant?<p>The speed of light in a vacuum, or <i>c</i>, is pretty much the most fundamental constant in physics – and according …