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15 top science & tech leaders offer surprising predictions for 2018

What will the new year bring?<p>The past year has been a momentous one for science and technology. From the detection of gravitational waves (predicted almost a century ago by Einstein) to the rise of virtual currencies like Bitcoin to the creation of genetically modified human embryos, 2017 was …

Artificial Intelligence

Massive Black Hole Reveals When The First Stars Blinked On

Scientists have just discovered a supermassive black hole that existed surprisingly early in the history of the universe, and the puzzling find is shedding new light on when the first stars blinked on.<p>Astronomers spotted the black hole, the most distant ever found, sitting inside a bright object so …

Universe

What If the Big Bang Wasn't the Beginning? New Study Proposes Alternative

Was the universe created with a Big Bang 13.7 billion years ago, or has it been expanding and contracting for eternity? A new paper, inspired by …

This Surreal Shot of Jupiter’s Clouds Is Exactly What We Need Right Now

Just look at this incredibly detailed photo of Jupiter’s clouds as captured by NASA’s Juno spacecraft. It’s an otherworldly distraction to keep our …

This incredibly gorgeous photo of Jupiter will mesmerize you

To say that 2017 has been weird would be a huge understatement. It’s been a year packed with political unrest, tech gaffes and security breaches, but …

Where Are All the Aliens? Maybe They're Under the Ice.

The universe is really, really big, and there's a very good chance that it's teeming with civilizations advanced enough to contact us, if not visit …

Astronomy

"Death Planet" Atmosphere Almost Entirely Carbon Monoxide With Absolutely No Water

Bad news first: There's definitely no water on distant planet WASP-18b. But the good news: The planet's atmosphere is keeping scientists on their …

The Search For Alien Life In Outer Space Has Hit A Snag, Says New Study

The question of whether we are alone in the universe probably won't be answered anytime soon.<p>The search for sentient alien life on other worlds has …

A Hidden Supercluster Could Solve the Mystery of the Milky Way

Glance at the night sky from a clear vantage point, and the thick band of the Milky Way will slash across the sky. But the stars and dust that paint …

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The Colonization of Mars Gets Closer, but Can Our Bodies Really Handle it?

We’re very lucky to live on Earth. The atmosphere here is breathable and not volatile like many other places within the solar system such as the Moon …

ExoMars rover will attempt Mars landing in 2021, despite recent lander crash

If at first you don't succeeed...<p>Landing on Mars is no easy feat. Only the United States has so far managed to successfully set down robots that operated for more than a few seconds on the Martian surface. But Russia and the European Space Agency (ESA) are hoping to buck the trend.<p>During a meeting …

Houston, we have power: Space-based solar power could be the final frontier in renewable energy

Solar power harnessed from outer space could be the key to humanity’s survival<p>Critics of the 2002 James Bond film “Die Another Day” decried its over-reliance on über-tech, even by 007 standards. Think sonic agitator rings for shattering bullet-proof glass, and an invisible Aston Martin that might …

Ask Ethan: What’s so ‘spooky’ about quantum entanglement?

It might have puzzled Einstein right up until his death, but that doesn’t mean you can’t understand it!<p><i>“As far as the laws of mathematics refer to</i> …

European Space Agency Mars lander failed because it didn't know how close it was to the red planet

Europe's Mars lander crashed because it didn't know where it was, an investigation had found.<p>Last month, the European Space Agency's Schiaparelli …

3D Printed Ceramic: the next big thing?

While everyone was celebrating New Year’s Eve, on the 1st of January 2016 a team of researchers at HRL Laboratories had other reasons to be joyful. …

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What a Trump presidency means for NASA and the future of space exploration

NASA’s scientific mission doesn’t make the US space agency immune to the politics of presidential transitions. After all, there are billions of dollars of programs and funding at stake.<p>Witness the hand-off in 2008 from US president George W. Bush to Barack Obama: The future of an expensive plan …

Space Exploration

Where's the edge of the universe?

We all know that the universe is expanding, right? Well, if you weren't aware, now you are. We live in an expanding universe: Every galaxy is flying away from every other galaxy. This naturally leads to a common question: If the universe is expanding, what's it expanding <i>into</i>? More universe? …

Why People Are Drawn to Narcissists Like Donald Trump

Donald Trump is an official phenomenon. The real estate tycoon and TV celebrity’s ongoing success as a presidential candidate shows that he has clearly struck a chord with many voters. It has also confounded many citizens and pundits who predicted that Trump’s arrogant putdowns and grandiose claims …

Donald Trump

This startup can grow metal like a tree, and it's about to hit the big time

A Seattle startup has found a way to grow high performance metals in a cheap and energy efficient way, marking an important breakthrough for …

8 Korean Beauty Tricks You Need to Know Now

Because K-beauty will never steer you wrong.<p>Since practically the dawn of time, Korean women have been obsessed with taking care of their skin and maintaining a perfectly-manicured visage. In other words, these women have had beauty secrets up their sleeves for <i>centuries</i> and are always on the …

Skin Care

8 Habits of Exceptionally Successful CEOs | Inc.com

You'd be hard pressed to find many CEOs to make as much of an impact as Monique L. Nelson has at UWG, the agency originally known as UniWorld Group. Nelson, whom I had the pleasure of collaborating with earlier this year, is responsible for running the day-to-day operations of UWG, one of the …

daytoday

The 4 Levels of Organizational Alignment

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>An aligned workforce is a happy, engaged workforce. Unfortunately, alignment between an organization and its employees doesn’t come naturally -- it takes planning, hard work and communication.<p>Think of alignment as a playbook for …

Employee Engagement

7 Ways to Make Strangers Like You Instantly

Meeting strangers is a necessary part of everyday life. Fortunately, there are a few tricks you can use to make strangers like you instantly. Here are seven!<p>Meeting strangers is a necessary part of everyday life. In our careers, we're introduced to strangers as new clients and new coworkers. At …

Body Language

Philosophy Should Be Funny

<i>By Michael F. Patton Illustrations by Kevin Cannon</i><p>Philosophy has an image problem. The discipline has been unfairly characterized as dry, self-serious, and disconnected from reality. But philosophy has always had a sense of humor. Just consider what St. Augustine related in his famed Confessions, …

Why Mark Zuckerberg wants everyone to read this book about religion

Zuckerberg's book club, A Year of Books, has focused on big ideas that influence society and business. For his 16th pick, he's gone with "The Varieties Of Religious Experience" by William James (1842-1919).<p>During his tenure at Harvard, James became the most famous American philosopher and …

Introduction to a Venture Capitalist? There's an App for That

Warm introductions are still the best way to meet an investor, however, scrappy venture capitalists know that ideas can come from anywhere - including from outside of their network.<p>The venture capital industry exists because of entrepreneurs but it you're an entrepreneur you'd hardly think you …

Venture Capital