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New Evidence Suggests Possible Life on Venus

Dark spots in the clouds of Venus could, just maybe, be signs of life floating in the atmosphere.<p>After decades of looking to the outer solar system and beyond for signs of extraterrestrial life, an international team of scientists is suggesting that humanity take another look at a planet a little …

Astronomy

Center Of The Milky Way Has Thousands Of Black Holes, Study Shows

The supermassive black hole lurking at the center of our galaxy appears to have a lot of company, according to a new study that suggests the monster is surrounded by about 10,000 other black holes.<p>For decades, scientists have thought that black holes should sink to the center of galaxies and …

Black Holes

Astronomers have uncovered evidence of "dynamical dark energy"

Baffling Matter in the Universe<p>For several decades now, since Albert Einstein first posited his general theory of relativity, astronomers have come …

Wait a second: What came before the big bang?

The Voorhes<p>Not everyone thinks the universe had a beginning.<p>Cosmologists used to think the universe was totally timeless: no beginning, no end. That might sound mind-melting, but it’s easier on the scientific brain than figuring out what a set starting point would mean, let alone when it would be. …

Dark Matter

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Researchers Discover Possible Origin Of Mysterious Radio Waves From A Galaxy Far, Far Away

Researchers believe they might have found the origin of the mysterious cosmic radio waves that were first recorded on Earth a decade ago.<p>In a study …

Scientists Just Discovered This Giant Galaxy Orbiting The Milky Way

In your daily reminder that all of the existing matter in the known, vast universe is difficult to discover, confirm and categorize, researchers have announced the discovery of the Crater 2 dwarf galaxy which is currently orbiting the Milky Way.<p>The <i>Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society</i> …

Eleven Myths and Facts About How the Body Burns Fat | Poliquin Article

A common myth in the casual fitness world is that there is a “fat-burning” zone that will allow you to burn the most body fat.<p>The reality is that …

15 Amazing Photos from Astronaut Scott Kelly's Year in Space

The NASA astronaut has retired after completing one of the longest space flights ever—and taking incredible photos from space along the way.<p>U.S. astronaut Scott Kelly has retired from NASA, after 20 years of service and more than 520 days in space—more time in space than any other American. He also …

Extra Bright Supernova Could Change the Way We Measure the Universe

This could change the way we view standard candles.<p>The discovery of an extra bright supernova has baffled researchers. The research, available on the arXiv pre-print server, could change the way we view these cosmic explosions.<p>When stars die, they produce some of the most violent explosions in the …

Universe
Galaxies
Galaxies

Here’s what the world will be like in 2045, according to DARPA’s top scientists

Predicting the future is fraught with challenges, but when it comes to technological advances and forward thinking, experts working at the Pentagon's research agency may be the best people to ask.<p>Launched in 1958, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is behind some of the biggest …

Singularity

14 Tips to Get Quality Sleep Tonight

Quality sleep can make all the difference when it comes to productivity in the office. In fact, overall on-the-job sleepiness costs employers about $100 billion in lost productivity.<p>It's time to take that productivity back. Use these tips to get better sleep yourself, and share the tips with your …

Sleep

Floating Mountains on Pluto—You Can't Make This Stuff Up

NATIONAL HARBOR, Maryland<p>New data reveal five seemingly impossible things about the dwarf planet.<p>For such a small world, Pluto has an incredible diversity of features, including flowing glaciers, curiously pitted terrains, hazy skies, and multi-colored landscapes. Now scientists from the New …

The Dyson Sphere -- Not Just Science Fiction

A few years ago I wrote on The Huffington Post about author Raoul Peter Mongilardi's <i>Next To The Gods</i>, a complex, world-building four book series of science fiction. In it, the Aurocerians, an alien race of beings have created a Dyson Sphere, an impenetrable constructed barrier encompassing an …

Universe

10 Epic Places You Can Visit On A Budget

Traveling on the cheap doesn't have to mean seedy motels and a road trip across the U.S. (Though trust us, that's not a bad plan at all.)<p>But for the wanderluster who wants to go somewhere <i>truly</i> epic, there are a number of options you're probably failing to consider. Lonely Planet recently named …

Costa Rica

We're finally cracking the secrets of what makes us sick

More than a decade after mapping the human genome, and after years of improvements in collecting and sequencing DNA, scientists are figuring out how to get much more use out of these genetic breakthroughs.<p>Our genes help define the characteristics that make us individuals. Just one or sometimes a …

Genetics

Free Community-Generated CSS Resources

The web of 2015 offers a much easier time of locating resources than the web of 2005. Dozens of web applications pop up every year with a focus on …

Web Design