Charles Cooke

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10 Eerie Theories On What Happens Inside A Black Hole

Black holes are mysterious bodies that defy the laws of physics as we know it. We can barely grasp the concept of one. We don’t know for certain what …

England denied by Russia’s last-gasp equaliser in Euro 2016 opener

There is not much more brutal in football than a last-minute goal and, for England, it was a numbing sense of disappointment at the final whistle. They have waited an awfully long time to win their opening match of a European Championship and the clock had ticked into its third minute of stoppage …

US election: Donald Trump surges into tie with Hillary Clinton as Bernie Sanders supporters switch sides

Hillary Clinton's chances of becoming president suffered a double blow as a new national poll put her in a dead heat with Donald Trump, and large numbers of Bernie Sanders supporters indicated they would switch to the Republican billionaire.<p>A Reuters/Ipsos survey put Mrs Clinton on 41 per cent to …

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Our Sun May Have Eaten A Super Earth For Breakfast

Our Solar System sure seems like an orderly place. The orbits of the planets are predictable enough that we can send spacecraft on multi-year …

SpaceX Surges, and United Launch Alliance Announces Mass Layoffs

SpaceX landed a rocket on a ship at sea. Now what will they do for an encore? Image source: SpaceX.<p>Four months after landing its first space rocket on land, and just a couple of weeks after landing its first rocket on water, SpaceX has momentum -- but is running out of "first" things to do. But …

Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

Sep<p>21<p>Fri<p>Capital One Arena, Washington, DC<p>Sep<p>22<p>Sat<p>Capital One Arena, Washington, DC<p>Oct<p>12<p>Fri<p>The George Washington University Lisner Auditorium, …

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Google just proved how unpredictable artificial intelligence can be

The 4-1 defeat of Go grandmaster Lee Se-Dol by Google's AlphaGo artificial intelligence (AI) is only the latest in a string of pursuits in which technology has triumphed over humanity.<p>Self-driving cars are already less accident-prone than human drivers, the TV quiz show Jeopardy! is a lost cause, …

Amid mixed budget signals, NASA presses ahead with Exploration Upper Stage

Agency managers have reportedly placed a “stop work” order on efforts to human-rate the Interim Cryogenic Propulsion Stage (ICPS), a stage derived …

Solar System

Cleveland Transit Cop Pepper Sprays Black Lives Matter Attendees (UPDATE)

UPDATE: Transit officials say the arrested teen was "intoxicated."<p>The streets of Cleveland turned ugly on Sunday following the first national Black Lives Matter conference, where activists convened to discuss the use of deadly force between police and African-Americans.<p>Witnesses told local ABC …

This Summer Is Hot One For Space Exploration

Science fiction may be ruling the season at your neighborhood movie theater, but there’s plenty of real-life space action going on this summer, …

Philae

MAVEN » MAVEN Identifies Links in Chain Leading to Atmospheric Loss

MAVEN Identifies Links in Chain Leading to Atmospheric Loss<p>December 15, 2014<p>MAVEN is observing the upper atmosphere of Mars to help understand …

6 Reasons to Upgrade to RebelMouse from WordPress

The huge gap between current CMS offerings and what the world needed occurred to me during my time as CTO of The Huffington Post. When we were …

The Human Body in Space: 6 Weird Facts

Photo Credit: NASA<p>Slide 1 of 13<p>What Does Life in Space Do To You?<p>From trouble sleeping to wimpy muscles, living on board the International Space …

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11 Must-See Skywatching Events in 2014

As 2013 draws to a close, it's time to look forward to the stargazing highlights of the coming year.<p>Here are 11 of the most noteworthy skywatching …