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How Did The Matter In Our Universe Arise From Nothing?

When you look out at the vastness of the Universe, at the planets, stars, galaxies, and all there is out there, one obvious question screams for an explanation: why is there something instead of nothing? The problem gets even worse when you consider the laws of physics governing our Universe, which …

Physics

Physicists Demonstrate How to Reverse of the Arrow of Time - MIT Technology Review

One of the more curious challenges in physics is to understand the nature of time. At the microscopic level, the laws of physics are symmetric with …

The Eras of the Geologic Time Scale

The Geologic Time Scale is the history of the Earth broken down into spans of time marked by various events. There are other markers, like the types …

'Put Me on LeBron's Team': Inside the Summer's Most Star-Studded Pickup Game

The first rule of scoring an invite to participate in the world's greatest pickup basketball game? <i>Fight Club</i> fans would be proud.<p>"You've got to keep it a secret beforehand. You don't want everybody to find out and come to the building to watch," Oklahoma City big man Enes Kanter tells Bleacher …

Steve Kerr Is the King of Cool: Drama x Joy x Defeat = Destiny on Repeat

<b>A boy and</b> <b>his father</b> walk out of a basketball game, hand in hand, into the California night, and the little one poses a question: <i>We won the game, but why is everyone so mad?</i><p>All around them, people are complaining, even as their beloved team has kept a grip on the No. 1 national ranking.<p>The father …

Next Generation Night Vision: This 5,000,000 ISO Camera Makes Nighttime Look Like Daytime

…and it shoots in full color<p>This is incredible! A company called SPI has developed a camera so absurdly sensitive that the thing can shoot on a …

Cameras

The Dark Secret at the Heart of AI - MIT Technology Review

Last year, a strange self-driving car was released onto the quiet roads of Monmouth County, New Jersey. The experimental vehicle, developed by …

The decline and fall of broccoli’s nutrients

This cruciferous crop really is better the fresher you eat it, and now is the time to get the seeds in the ground<p>The old mantra of “the fresher the better” is one that is so frequently bandied about as a reason to grow your own that many of us believe unquestioningly that it must be true, …

Old economics is based on false ‘laws of physics’ – new economics can save us | Kate Raworth

It is time to ditch the belief that economies obey rigid mechanical rules, which has widened inequality and polluted our planet. Economics is evolving<p>Things are not going well in the world’s richest economies. Most OECD countries are facing their highest levels of income inequality in 30 years, …

Economics

What Is Time? Quantum Mechanics, General Relativity Place Fundamental Limits On Our Ability To Measure Time

What is time? The complexity of this deceptively simple question was aptly highlighted in the fourth century by Saint Augustine when he said: “If no …

Cosmic superclusters, the Universe’s largest structures, don’t actually exist

You may have heard of Laniakea, but don’t count on it being real.<p><i>“It’s the gravity that shapes the large scale structure of the universe, even though</i> …

Ask Ethan: What Surprises Might NASA's Future Space Telescopes Discover?

When the Hubble Space Telescope launched in 1990, there were a slew of things we knew we were going to measure. We would see individual stars in more distant galaxies than ever before; we would measure the deep, distant Universe in ways that had never been seen; we would peer inside star-forming …

Universe

Trump asks NASA to explore putting crew on rocket's debut flight

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - The Trump administration has directed NASA to study whether it is feasible to fly astronauts on the debut flight of the agency’s heavy-lift rocket, a mission currently planned to be unmanned and targeted to launch in late 2018, officials said on Friday.<p>The study …

The Parasite That Lures Mosquitoes to Humans

Malaria can alter the behavior of insects that spread it.<p>Here are some things parasites will do to survive.<p>The hairworm makes infected crickets commit suicide in water so it can find a mate. Parasitic barnacles invade the bodies of crabs, sterilize them, and then trick them into caring for baby …

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Physicists Create World’s First Time Crystal - MIT Technology Review

Crystals are extraordinary objects, not least because of their symmetry. Crystals form repeating patterns that are the same in some directions but …

Astronomers Learn the Milky Way's Spiral Is Pretty Wonky

The arm of the Milky Way where our sun sits is much longer than previously thought, astronomers have just learned. Our galaxy has a more complicated …

Universe

Here's what the weather is like on Jupiter, where violent storms are routine

When it comes to weather patterns, Jupiter is also an exercise in extremes. The planet experiences storms that can grow to thousands of kilometers in diameter in the space of a few hours. The planet also experiences windstorms, lightning, and auroras in some areas. In fact, the weather on Jupiter …

Scientists solve puzzle of converting gaseous carbon dioxide to fuel: Saving the planet from climate change with a grain of sand

Saving the planet from climate change with a grain of sand<p>Every year, humans advance climate change and global warming by injecting about 30 billion …

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Easy ways to get a green wall in your home

We’ve all heard of gardens, and we know what walls are – but are you familiar with the ‘living green wall’? It’s the latest and greatest method of …

Landscaping

World’s most bizarre natural phenomena

From Australia’s bubblegum-pink lake to a blood-red waterfall in Antarctica, these seven destinations are some of the world’s strangest sights.<p>Majestic mountains and sparkling seas always attract travellers – but sometimes nature has a bigger trick up her sleeve. To track down some of the world’s …

Nature

What Is the Biggest Thing in the Universe?

In space, we're used to dealing with large distances and objects. In the cosmic scheme of things, Earth is small. Even in our solar system, we are …

Universe

The top nine tips for beginner gardeners

It all started with the herbs. One late spring day, not many years ago, I cycled down to Columbia Road market, picked up rosemary, thyme and basil plants and installed them proudly in the dank, dark little concrete yard outside the back door. While they were all drowned to death or ravaged by slugs …

Ask Ethan: Is This Actually A Hole In The Universe?

There’s a lot of brilliant, scientifically accurate information out there on the internet, to be sure. But arguably, there are a lot <i>more</i> sites devoted to generating clicks and traffic irrespective of what’s scientifically true, and it’s often very hard for a non-specialist to tell them apart. For …

Universe

British Scientists Want Permission To Genetically Edit Viable Human Embryos

The conversation about CRISPR is moving fast<p>While scientists around the world continue to debate the use of the CRISPR/Cas9 system, the tool capable of precisely editing DNA on the genomic level, British scientists working at the Francis Crick Institute in London announced today that they have …