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If Planet Nine Is Out There, It Tilts Our Solar System

Most people think the eight planets in our solar system orbit the sun along a straight plane, like a disc on a record player. But actually, that plane is slightly tilted, and now astronomers think they know why: The elusive Planet Nine.<p>Earlier this year Michael Brown, a professor of planetary …

Europe's Mars lander is lost on the red planet

Mars is a cruel place, and it seems like it has claimed another victim.<p>The Schiaparelli lander, part of the joint life-hunting ExoMars mission …

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Could Our Universe Have Arisen From A Black Hole?

If you go back in time as far as you can, you’ll find a Universe that was hotter, denser and more energetic. If you were to extrapolate back to an arbitrarily hot, dense state, the laws of physics that describe space, time, matter and energy break down; you’ll arrive at a singularity. Yet a …

New Theory of the Higgs Boson Could Explain Why Gravity Is So Weak

A new theory suggests that missing extra copies of the Higgs boson might explain why gravity is so much weaker than it should be.<p>Something is seriously wrong with gravity, and nobody's quite sure why.<p>The problem is that gravity is too weak. Out of the four fundamental physical forces in the …

Japan-ized Cities: Surrealistic “Worldwide Tokyo-lization Project”

[ By WebUrbanist in Art & Drawing & Digital. ]A team of designers has taken iconic images of major global cities and added a “rich graphic language …

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NASA satellite pulls a 360 flip while staring at the sun, for science

Twice a year, NASA instructs its Solar Dynamics Observatory to complete a 360-degree rotation while meticulously capturing photographs of the sun. It …

Genome of 6,000-year-old barley grains sequenced for first time - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

An international team of researchers has succeeded for the first time in sequencing the genome of Chalcolithic barley grains. This is the oldest …

Physicists Achieve Atomic Data Storage

A new memory technology could pack the entire Library of Congress into a .1 mm-wide cube.<p>Researchers from Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands have created a rewritable data-storage device capable of storing information at the level of single atoms representing single bits of …