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An Astronomer Solves a 70-Year-Old Ansel Adams Mystery

Ansel Adams circa 1950<p>Ansel Adams circa 1950<p>Ansel Adams was a genius with a camera, but he wasn’t so great about taking notes. The famous 20th …

Art

How CGI Brought Iron Man, Captain America, Peggy Carter, and More to Life

It’s trendy these days to bemoan the overuse of CGI in big budget fantasy filmmaking, and romanticize the past of all-practical effects work in …

Marvel Universe

Stephen Hawking, science's brightest star, dies aged 76

Tributes poured in on Wednesday to Stephen Hawking, the brightest star in the firmament of science, whose insights shaped modern cosmology and inspired global audiences in the millions. He died at the age of 76 in the early hours of Wednesday morning.<p>A brief history of Stephen Hawking's Brief …

Physics

A Magnetic 'Wormhole' That Connects Two Regions of Space Was Created in The Lab

Two years ago ... this was weird.<p>Back in 2015, researchers in Spain created a tiny magnetic wormhole for the first time ever. They used it to connect …

Digital Artist Creates an Artwork A Day for the Past 10 Years

Beeple Crap is Mike Winkelmann, a digital artist who has been quite busy these past 10 years, creating one picture a day from start to finish. With …

'Bombshell' shatters myth around Wi-Fi inventor Hedy Lamarr

Coinciding with International Women's Day, a documentary looks at the life of Hedy Lamarr, the glamorous actress who led a secret life as an inventor.<p>Hedy Lamarr made your smartphone possible.<p>You might know her as the "most beautiful woman in the world," a tag she always hated. Lamarr got her start …

Pop Culture

Meet The Real-Life “Dexter” — Serial Killer Of Other Criminals

Pedro Rodrigues Filho isn't exactly Dexter, but he is a serial killer who killed other criminals. Which would make him one of the "nicer" serial …

Crime

Photographing These Abandoned Space Shuttles Made Me a Russian Target

How one man broke into a secret facility housing the last of the Soviet Union's experimental space ships.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Australia</i>.<p><i>This is a story from an anonymous photographer, as told to Julian Morgans.</i><p><i>What you’re looking at is a derelict Russian space shuttle, covered</i> …

Space Exploration

AI Has a Hallucination Problem That's Proving Tough to Fix

Tech companies are rushing to infuse everything with artificial intelligence, driven by big leaps in the power of machine learning software. But the …

Eerie photos show dilapidated relics of the Soviet era

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Bartini Beriev VVA-14 (above) is one of the most bizarre airplanes ever made. It could take off vertically and land on the water, and it was designed to search and destroy US submarines during the Cold War.<p>After its first flight from a regular runway in 1972, parts were added to make it …

Communist Party

Cancer-killing hydrogel stays in place until the job is done

The cure for cancer might have been inside us all along – our own immune system. The trick is to give it a boost to find and destroy those rogue …

NASA astronaut who spent a year in space now has different DNA from his twin

Space travel is dangerous for a lot of very obvious reasons — traveling off of Earth on a rocket has its risks, after all — but even when everything …

A Star Passing The Black Hole at The Centre of Our Galaxy Is About to Test Einstein's Theory

Astronomers have been waiting for years to watch this happen.<p>In a few months, astronomers are going to be pointing their telescopes to Sagittarius …

New Species of 'Indestructible' Animal Found in Surprising Place

Discovered in a parking lot in Japan, the tardigrade species could provide clues for how the animal has changed over time.<p>Tardigrades are microscopic, resilient organisms that might just outlive the Sun—and their known world just got a little bigger.<p>Kazuharu Arakawa, a researcher at Tokyo's Keio …

The Light Phone 2 adds messaging and more to the ultra-minimalist cellphone

‘A phone to be used as little as possible’<p>The Light Phone is a cellphone that was released last year with an interesting premise: strip away all the extraneous, distracting pieces of modern smartphones — like internet, texting, email, and photography — to leave the distilled essence of a phone. It …

eReaders

Physicists Just Stuffed an Atom Full of Atoms And Created a Brand New State of Matter

Here's what you need to know.<p>An international team of scientists have provided the first proof of an exotic new state of matter, known as Rydberg …

Physicists Have Confirmed a Pear-Shaped Nucleus, And It Could Ruin Time Travel Forever

Noooooo.<p>Physicists have confirmed the existence of a new form of atomic nuclei, and the fact that it's not symmetrical challenges the fundamental …

Physicists Create New Form Of Light

In results published in <i>Science,</i> researchers suggest that this new light could be used to perform highly complex, incredibly fast quantum computations.<p>…

Maya Artifacts Found In World's Largest Underwater Cave

Remains of giant sloths and proto-elephants were found interspersed with burnt human bones and ceramics in Mexico's Sac Actun cave system.<p>Last month, researchers from the Great Maya Aquifer Project announced the discovery of the world's largest underwater cave system in Yucatán after realizing that …

Two Experiments Show Fourth Spatial Dimension Effect

To the best of our knowledge, we humans can only experience this world in three spatial dimensions (plus one time dimension): up and down, left and …

Quantum Mechanics

Mayan 'snake god' mystery to be solved? Secret passageway discovered under 1,000-year-old Temple of Kukulkan

The latest discovery of the secret passageway under the 1,000-year-old Temple of Kukulkan could help solve the mystery of the 'sacred geography'.<p>The …

Antarctica Was Once Covered in Forests. We Just Found One That Fossilized.

The ancient trees were able to withstand alternating months of pure sunlight and darkness, before falling in history's greatest mass extinction.<p>It was summer in Antarctica, and Erik Gulbranson and John Isbell were on the hunt.<p>Bundled up in parkas to brave negative temperatures, fierce winds, and …

It's official: Users navigate flat UI designs 22 per cent slower

Put in some chrome and shadeThe mania for "flat" user interfaces is costing publishers and ecommerce sites billions in lost revenue.…

UI Design

Samsung’s Classy New TV Moonlights as a Work of Art

Look around your home and count the screens: The television on your wall. The tablet on your coffee table. The computer monitor on your desk. …

Caltech's 'lensless camera' could make our phones truly flat

Even as our phones get thinner, there's one spot that keeps sticking out: the camera lens. Taking good pictures and being able to focus at multiple distances requires a layer of glass that's a certain size, but there's really no getting around it -- or is there? Researchers at Caltech have devised …

San Francisco

Most Scenic Bike Routes in the World Photos

Casual bikers love to go for a spin because the activity is a perfect blend of exercise and scenery. Added to this fact is that bike paths are typically away from busy streets, making the sport all the more serene. Yet, for those biking-enthusiasts who are not satisfied with simply hoping on their …

Hiking

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Prices

Explorers Probing Deep Sea Abyss Off Australia's Coast Find Living Wonders

Far below the surface of the ocean, off the coast of eastern Australia, is an area simply known as "the abyss." The largest and deepest habitat on the planet, the abyssal zone stretches well beyond Australia's waters and spans half the world's oceans — but it remains largely unexplored.<p>Marine …

Nature

The Human Brain Can Create Structures in Up to 11 Dimensions

"We found a world that we had never imagined."<p>Neuroscientists have used a classic branch of maths in a totally new way to peer into the structure of …