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Risk of comet hitting Earth is greater than previously thought, say researchers

Monitoring of space objects should include giant ‘centaurs’ that could rain down debris for thousands of years, astronomers recommend<p>Earth could be at higher risk of being hit by a comet than widely thought, according to astronomers who have suggested keeping a closer eye on distant objects.<p>Most …

Astronomy

Apple gives Tim Cook's old gig to Jeff Williams (and demotes Eddy Cue)

<b>Apple executive team gets a shakeup.</b> Jeff Williams is now Chief Operating Officer (COO)—the job Tim Cook did before Steve Jobs promoted him.<p>Also, …

Tim Cook

A New and Vivid Earthrise

NASA<p>NASA<p>The 2002 Blue Marble featured land surfaces, clouds, topography, and city lights at a maximum resolution of 1 kilometer per pixel. (NASA …

Imaging

Black holes inhale vast quantities of dust and gases. Does dark matte

Black holes capture matter through their gravitational pull. Dark matter is the name astronomers use for matter that does not interact through the …

Cosmology

Black Holes Only Go Truly Black if They're Really Big

Black holes don’t emit light, but they still shine. They do so because of accretion disks, but those disks don’t appear around black holes of all …

Oscar de la Renta Pre-Fall 2016 Women’s Shoe Collection

Oscar de la Renta’s shoe collection has maintained a new, strong DNA since footwear lead Daniel Lawler came on board. And for pre-fall, the footwear …

Oscar de la Renta

The Accessories We Want Right Now

Winter has barely revved up, but if you’re already yearning to ditch the snow boots for lighter fare, then this one’s for you: Resort accessories are …

This is the closest planet yet that could support life beyond our solar system

For decades we could see only stars and a few nearby planets from our own solar system when we looked to the heavens. Twenty years ago we started spotting exoplanets; then potentially habitable exoplanets; and now astronomers have pinpointed the closest exoplanet yet that might support life.<p>The …

Wales

Join a band of cool and chic #chloeGIRLS as Leaf Greener explores their world in the latest edition of her LEAF magazine on WeChat

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Name a Mars Crater for Christmas

Still scrambling for a last-minute Christmas gift idea? You could always name a Mars crater for that special someone.<p>The space-funding company Uwingu …

Venus Express: ESA's 1st Mission to Venus

Venus Express was the European Space Agency's first mission to Venus, the second planet from the sun.<p>The 2,800-pound spacecraft spent eight years …

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Here's a Rare Opportunity To Save on Your Spotify Premium Membership

View on Kinja Deals | The Inventory<p>In case you need a few more last minute gift ideas, Amazon just kicked off a Gold Box deal on a bunch of popular …

Time Travel

DJ R2-D2's White House debut. #TheForceAwakens

Does The Moon Cause Tides In Earth's Atmosphere?

Does the gravity of the moon or sun cause tides in our atmosphere?<p>Our atmosphere does have tides, and the gravity of the moon is part of why they exist, but it turns out that the moon’s influence on our atmosphere is absolutely swamped by the influence the sun has on our atmosphere. However, it’s …

Astronomy

Meteoroid Showers Help Build Moon's Wispy Atmosphere

Meteoroid showers help create the moon's exosphere, its wispy version of an atmosphere, a new study suggests.<p>The moon's atmosphere consists entirely …

Astronomy

China’s ‘Monkey King’ Satellite Is Looking for Dark Matter in Space

The Monkey King satellite launch ushered in new era of space science for the country.<p>One of the longest standing conundrums in cosmology is accounting for dark matter, a theoretical material that emits neither energy nor light and accounts for approximately 80 percent of the universe's mass. It was …

Dark Matter

Bus-Size Asteroid 'The Flea' Buzzes Earth

<i>Update: On Dec. 19, the Minor Planet Center retracted the designation of asteroid 2015 YB, saying that more observations are needed to confirm the</i> …

Even the charts used by climate-change deniers show that temperatures are getting warmer

Those of us in London and New York who are wearing T-shirts while we do our Christmas shopping will not be surprised that 2015 is "virtually certain" to go down as the warmest year on record, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, which tracks climate data.<p>In fact, it is …

This Is How Climate Change Deniers Are Tricking You

National Review tweeted out an impressive-looking graph on Tuesday. Don't be fooled.<p>If there's one takeaway from this misleading climate change graph shared by the conservative National Review, it's that data visualization is only as honest as the people using it.<p>National Review, a conservative …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

World Cup<p>The least red-white-and-blue (if you don’t count Russia!) major sporting event in our time will be the most chaotic, entertaining, and …

If Beauty Ads Only Used The Actual Product Being Advertised

Maybe she's born with it, maybe it's Photoshop and a lot of other stuff.

NASA scientist isn't impressed with the new 'Star Wars' droid BB-8

In a video for Wired, Kennedy compares the three droids to NASA's robotics.<p>Kennedy says the physics behind BB-8 make it a flawed robot. While it's easier for it to travel on flat land, it would be "extremely difficult" for it to roll up and over something, inhibiting its movement.<p>As for R2-D2, …

Believe It! Burberry Has Beautiful Gifts For Everyone On Your Holiday Shopping List

It’s no secret that <b>Burberry</b> has gorgeous ready-to-wear clothing, handbags and accessories for you, but have you considered visiting them for friends …

Star That Changed the Universe Shines in Hubble Photo

BOSTON — In homage to its namesake, the Hubble Space Telescope recently photographed a star that astronomer Edwin Hubble observed in 1923, changing …

Universe

Is Our Universe a Fake?

<i>Robert Lawrence Kuhn is the creator, writer and host of "Closer to Truth," a public television and multimedia program that features the world's</i> …

Closest Pluto images ever returned

New images from New Horizons’ July flyby of Pluto are among the sharpest of another world, other than those closely orbited or landed upon.<p>Here are …