Philip Isaac

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Reaching for the clouds

WHEN senior European Union officials recently went to America to seek answers about Edward Snowden’s claims of wholesale snooping, including on EU …

A liquid lake on Saturn’s moon

A false-color mosaic of Ligeia Mare – the second-largest known body of liquid on Saturn’s largest moon, Titan. It’s larger than Lake Superior on …

Astronomy

A religious policy by stealth

YOU probably haven't noticed it, but the European Union has just acquired a religion policy. Quite an elaborate one in fact. On June 24th, the …

The Moon’s Antipodal Magnetism Mystery

North polar area showing location of the Schrödinger basin antipode, magnetized area and grooved terrain in Froelich and Lovelace.<p>Although the Moon …

Antarctic Experiment Possibly Detects Particles from Another Galaxy

I don’t get to write hyperbolic science fiction titles very often, but I couldn’t resist this one. Even if it’s not <i>entirely</i> accurate; in reality the …

New Image of Betelgeuse Shows An Arc of Gas Nearly As Big As Our Solar System

The famous star, marking the shoulder of Orion, is a red supergiant, a massive and massively swollen star. It’s <i>ridiculously</i> huge; if you replaced the …

New 'Charmed' Particle Represents Rare State of Matter

A new type of particle may have shown up independently at two particle accelerators, physicists say. The particle, made of four quarks (the …

Physics

Dust In The Wind... Black Hole Style

Over the years, researchers have taken myriad observations of black holes and their environs, but now ESO’s Very Large Telescope Interferometer is …

Universe

New Horizons Spacecraft 'Stays the Course' for Pluto System Encounter

Following an intense 18 month study to determine if NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft faced potentially destructive impact hazards during its planned …

Solar System

[1305.5720] The Gravitational Universe

Abstract: The last century has seen enormous progress in our understanding of the Universe. We know the life cycles of stars, the structure of …

The Vanishing --Earth's Third Radiation Belt Disappears

Each probe carries a Relativistic Electron-Proton Telescope, or REPT, designed and built at CU-Boulder's Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space …

SDO witnesses a solar splashdown

On June 7, 2011, our Sun erupted, blasting tons of hot plasma into space. Some of that plasma splashed back down onto the Sun’s surface, sparking …

Trick Photography and Special Effects E-Book

An open letter to anybody wanting to take better photographs today:<p>Read on to discover...<p>"Who Else Wants To Learn How To Use<p>The Top Secret …

Amazing

Power shift

CONSOLIDATION in the 3D-printing business continues as the big companies in the industry aim to provide services and products that cover the entire …

Digital Designs for Physical Objects

Happy Valentine's Day!<p>Show someone special the googly-eyed effect they've had on the cartoonish cockles of your heart.<p>Ever think of printing your …

3D Printing

This week's hottest reviews on TechRadar

This week has been all about E3, gaming, and the next gen consoles.<p>The internet has been going bonkers crazy for PS4 this week, and the Xbox One is …

Data management: how to get the most from how you handle data

Data management is one of the core elements of any modern business, large or small. It's not just the figures on costs, revenues and resources, but …

Hands-on preview: Skylanders Swap Force promises mix-and-match joy

<i>Skylanders</i> may have seemed like a passing fad when its range of collectable toy figures and video game characters was launched on an unexepecting. …

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

AOL

Alone Against the Rising Son and What You May Have Missed This Week on Light Stalking

Light Stalking has grown into one of the top online sources of information and community for photographers. Nearly a million people each month visit …

Photography

Spectacular Cosmographic Maps Chart Galaxies and Superclusters in Local Universe | WIRED

Take a trip through our local universe and see the positions and movements of galaxies and clusters with this incredible new video map.<p>Looking like …

Got something to say to an alien? Lone Signal can beam your message

Their new website launched today, so you can be among the first to compose a message to a distant civilization.<p>A group of scientists and …

Universe

Scientists release plans for new largest particle accelerator, designed to find dark matter

One of the biggest science projects in human history is ready to begin. Scientists from around the world announced today that they have completed the final design specs for what will become the largest particle accelerator ever built, the International Linear Collider, a planned 19.3-mile-long (31 …

New, simple theory may explain mysterious dark matter

This proposal, which endows dark matter particles with a rare form of electromagnetism, has been strengthened by a detailed analysis performed by a …

Dark Matter

Black hole bonanza in 'next door' Andromeda galaxy

Twenty-six new black hole candidates have been discovered in the neighbouring Andromeda galaxy. According to the astronomers involved, these could be …

Two video feeds: The International Space Station in real time

To see our home planet from above – in real time – is awesome. Livestream video from ISS here, plus we link to a page showing the space stations’s …

Space Exploration