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A 'super telescope' has captured an astounding image of the massive black hole at the centre of our galaxy

An astounding image of the massive black hole at the centre of the Milky Way has been captured by a super telescope in South Africa.<p>The clearest image yet of the centre of the Milky Way galaxy has been released from South Africa's shiny new radio telescope, MeerKAT.<p>This $330 million (R4.4 billion) …

Universe

The Cabin Built with Construction Waste is the Ultimate in Upcycling

Upcycling, the repurposing of “trash” to make something new, has been around for a long time, but the cabin built with construction waste by …

td-atelier refurbishes century-old japanese guesthouse

<b>td-atelier’s renovation of a japanese guesthouse combines traditional architectural elements with modern interventions.</b> located nearby kyoto’s nijo …

Handmade Sketchbooks Teeming with Colorful Calligraphy, Diagrams, Sketches, and Travel Ephemera by José Naranja | Colossal

<p>José Naranja creates beautifully detailed sketchbooks by collaging elements of photography, writing, stamps, and his own precise drawings of …

Drawing

The Milky Way’s Center Is a Cornucopia of Black Holes

Astronomers have detected evidence of a handful of the likely thousands of light-gobbling objects in the middle of the galaxy.<p>For the last few years, Chuck Hailey has had the center of the Milky Way hanging in his office at Columbia University. The picture, pinned above his desk, shows a bright …

La misteriosa y recién descubierta "galaxia fantasma" que puede no tener materia oscura

Cuando Pieter van Dokkum descubrió la galaxia NGC1052-DF2, se la quedó "mirando fijamente" y se sintió maravillado.<p>Era una galaxia aproximadamente …

Scientists found a new type of water in diamonds, holy crap

Scientists have found a new type of water known as Ice-VII from diamonds deep in the Earth's crust. This type of ice is about 1.5 times as dense as …

Bringing Back Skeuomorphic Design

It’s easy to see skeuomorphic design pieces as dated, writes designer Michael Flarup. That’s starting to change.<p><i>This story was adapted from the original on Prototypr.</i><p>Last Thursday I posted some recent work to Dribbble. More than 10,000 views later, we could be starting a revival movement. The …

UI Design

Scientists Finally Know Why Tattoo Ink Lasts Even Though Skin Regenerates

No wonder they're so hard to get rid of.<p>If the skin regenerates itself every couple of weeks, then why do tattoos last for <i>years</i>? Sure, we know that …

Immune System

Minimalist cabin in the Chilean mountains lets climbers escape the daily grind

Chilean architect Lorena Troncoso-Valencia designed a serene wooden refuge deep in the Chilean mountains. The architect – who specializes in …

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 …

'People have gone chicken crazy': what the KFC crisis means for the brand

At lunchtime on Friday, George Cheah, or George Junior as he is known, doesn’t really have the time to talk. “Honestly we are so busy, it’s gone absolutely mad. People have gone chicken crazy,” he says over the phone, while people shout orders in the background.<p>Cheah’s family-run fried chicken …

Burger King

Svart Powerhouse Hotel

Floating at the foot of the Svartisen Glacier, the Svart Powerhouse Hotel is the first of its kind above the arctic circle. The hotel's main goal is …

A-Frame Chalet

Architect Jean Verville is known for his clean lines and minimalist aesthetic and the A-Frame Chalet is no different. Built in the 1960s, the …

Architecture

Physicists create first direct images of the square of the wave function of a hydrogen molecule

For the first time, physicists have developed a method to visually image the entanglement between electrons. As these correlations play a prominent …

Bohemian Setting in Spain Welcomes Functional Prefab House

<b>Casa Montaña</b> by Studio [baragaño] is an example of a modern prefab home embedded in a charming natural setting. This minimalist home was built in …

Prefab Homes

Casa Montaña

Built in Madrid in under four months and assembled in just five hours, Casa Montaña is a one-off prefab wonder. Its design, by Studio Baragaño, was …

Renovated 1960s A-frame cabin proves that clever design triumphs over square footage

This 1960s A-frame cabin went through a massive rehabilitation that took it from a rundown shack into a beautiful home tailored to the needs of its …

New Evidence Is Forcing Scientists to Rewrite The History of Human Migration 'Out of Africa'

We may find our answer in Australasia.<p>Where did we humans come from?<p>Some 40 or so years ago, our origins seemed quite straightforward.<p>But now we see …

Humanity

Over 400 Scientific Papers Have Cited a 'Phantom' Reference That Never Existed

There's a ghost haunting your bibliography.<p>It can be pretty frustrating when you're searching for an academic reference and just can't find it …

'We were blown away' - researchers eliminate obstacle to fusion energy

Fusion powers the sun, and if we could harness it here on Earth, we could obtain unlimited clean energy. Scientists have been working on that goal …

Giant Space Explosion That's Never Been Witnessed Before Challenges What We Know About Stars and Black Holes

Space is full of things that go bang in the night, but usually scientists just spot new explosions, not new types of explosions. Not so for the team …

Carreras con más demanda laboral son las menos estudiadas

• Competitividad del país depende de la formación y habilidades de los costarricenses<p>Evolución de la tecnología marca un nuevo panorama de aprendizaje. …

Stars Orbiting a Supermassive Black Hole May Have Finally Confirmed General Relativity

Suck it, Newton.<p>If you really, really want to scrutinise the limits of Einstein's general theory of relativity, there's a unique testing ground you …

Black Holes

Supernova shows "the universe is crazier than science fiction"

Thanks to a worldwide network of 18 robotic telescopes, researchers led by the University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB) were able to catch a …

Handsome timber chalet shows off the beauty of modern minimalism

The charms of simplicity are celebrated in this beautiful timber chalet tucked in the Alps of eastern France. Designed by French architecture firm …

Architecture

LeapHome unveils sustainable, super-efficient Frame prefab

LEAPfactory, the Italy-based company known for building gorgeous prefabricated structures in extreme locations, just unveiled their very first …

Design

Modern Log Villa in Central Finland / Pluspuu Oy

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Modern log villa in the beautiful lake landscape of Central Finland<p>The villa is constructed of 202 mm …

Architecture

Introducing Steve - A Newly Discovered Astronomical Phenomenon

What the hell is that thing?<p>If there is one thing social media teaches us today, it's not to leave naming rights up to the hive mind.<p>Move over Boaty …

Magnetism

Retro Apps Resurrect Analog Ancestors in Digital Form

Those who appreciate the anomalies created by humans transitioning from a physical to a digital world find comfort in small things—like rotary …

Apps