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Scientists may have just found a ninth planet and it's massive

Scientists believe they may have found a giant planet in our distant solar system, possibly the long-sought after Planet X.<p>It is believed to have a mass about 10 times that of Earth and orbits about 20 times farther from the Sun on average than does Neptune. As a result, it would take this new …

How Astronomers Will Solve the 'Alien Megastructure' Mystery

KIC 8462852 has quickly become one of the biggest astronomical mysteries of the decade. It’ll be months before we have any firm answers on this …

Astronomers watch black hole burp after eating a star

Scientists have for the first time witnessed a black hole swallow a star and then quickly eject a flare of stellar debris moving at nearly light …

Is another human living inside you?

You may think your body and mind are your own. In fact, you are a fusion of many organisms - including, potentially, another person. Words by David Robson, photography by Ariko Inaoka.<p><i>This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year.</i> <i>Browse the full list.</i><p><i>-</i><p>Once …

The Things Carl Sagan thought us!

Quantum Experiment Shows How “Time” Doesn’t Exist As We Think It Does (Mind-Altering)

In Brief<p>The Facts:<p>John Ioannidis, an epidemiologist at the Stanford University School of Medicine, published an article titled "Why Most Published …

10 American Foods that are Banned in Other Countries

Americans are slowly waking up to the sad fact that much of the food sold in the US is far inferior to the same foods sold in other nations. In fact, …

The Plant Of Immortality & How To Use It

Ancient Egyptians dubbed aloe vera the “plant of immortality”. You may have used aloe vera already if you’ve ever experienced a bad sunburn; it’s the …

Our Solar System's 9 Extraterrestrial Oceans in One Surprising Infographic

When scientists looked at Mars through early telescopes, they saw a fuzzy, rust-colored globe scored by mysterious dark gashes some believed were …

Vantablack Is the Blackest Material Ever Made

<i>Our editors delve into Curiosity's top stories every day on a podcast that's shorter than your commute. Click here to listen and learn — in just a</i> …

Vaccines: Who Is Right and Whose Right Is It?

<i>By Foster Gamble</i><p>When it comes to vaccines, either you agree to have your child (and/or yourself) injected with some amount of microorganisms and …

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Scientists, telescope hunt massive hidden object in space

You know how you sometimes can sense that something is present even though you can't see it? Well, astronomers are getting that feeling about a giant, hidden object in space.<p>And when we say giant, we mean GIANT.<p>Evidence is mounting that either a brown dwarf star or a gas giant planet is lurking at …

Company in Canada gets U.S. patent for space elevator

Exploring space while seated on Earth, gazing up on screens in museum theaters or at home via VR headsets. is exciting but the top …

Recording Angels

<i>Originally appeared in The Wire, January 1999; reprinted in Undercurrents (Continuum)</i><p>Though sound and music are essentially incorporeal aspects of …

How to Reveal Subatomic Particles at Home | NOVA

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Astronomers discover Jupiter’s twin orbiting distant star

Alien worlds are no longer science fiction — astronomers have discovered nearly 2,000 confirmed exoplanets out in the black. Most of these are large …

Watch These Cute Robots Struggle to Become Self-Aware

Three robots have been given “pills.” Two are poisonous.<p>Three cute little Nao robots are sitting in a line. Two have been given poison "dumbing pills" that render them mute. The third robot has also received a "pill," but it's a placebo; it can still speak. A human tester then asks the robots, …

New Image of Pluto: 'Houston, We Have Geology'

It began as a point of light. Then, it evolved into a fuzzy orb. Now – in its latest portrait from NASA's New Horizons spacecraft – Pluto is being …

Rarely Seen Shark Filmed Near Underwater Volcano

Voice of BRENNAN PHILLIPS, OCEAN ENGINEER, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY/WAITT GRANTEE:<p>Inside these calderas it’s an extreme and very dangerous environment. Human beings can’t go in there.<p>SOT: “Three, two, one. Off it goes!”<p>So each day we did these drop-cam deployments. It was like unwrapping a new …

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Astronaut Leroy Chiao Opens Up About His 2005 UFO Sighting

In 2005, astronaut Leroy Chiao was commander of the International Space Station for six and a half months. During a spacewalk with cosmonaut Salizhan Sharipov, the two were installing navigation antennas. They were 230 miles above Earth, traveling at over 17,000 miles per hour, when something …

Scientists Find Vessels That Connect Immune System And Brain

In contradiction to decades of medical education, a direct connection has been reported between the brain and the immune system. Claims this radical …