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A New Way of Thinking About Spacetime That Turns Everything Inside Out

<i>One of the weirdest aspects of quantum mechanics is entanglement, because two entangled particles affecting each other across vast distances seems to</i> …

Quantum Mechanics

How Did The Halloween Asteroid Sneak Up On Us?

Fortunately it's not headed for Earth<p>Earth is getting a very large trick-or-treater this Halloween.<p>On October 31, an approximately 1,300-foot asteroid will hurtle by at about 1.3 times the distance of the Moon. It'll likely be our closest encounter with such a huge space rock until 2027.<p>The timing …

Astronomy

New 'Habitability Index' Could Help Guide Search for Alien Life

Researchers have a new way to rank the life-hosting potential of alien worlds.<p>The "habitability index" metric could help guide the operations of …

University of Washington

Enormous SUPERVOID size of 10,000 galaxies that is 'TOO big' to exist found by scientists

ESAPLANCKCOLLABORATIONThe supervoid if the large dark blue shape ringed on the bottom right of rugby ball-shaped Universe<p>Three billion light-years …

Researchers Make Artificial Cells That Can Replicate Themselves

To better understand how life might have started on Earth<p>Scientists have a pretty good theory for how life on Earth began: Meteorites that bombarded our planet brought simple carbon-based compounds called amino acids. Eventually, slowly, these chemicals combined to make cells, which were then able …

Biology

Nextbit's Robin is an Android phone that never runs out of storage

Can sharp design and free cloud storage help the Robin stand out?<p>No matter what smartphone you have, all of them work within some concrete limitations. The battery can only last so long, the screen can only be so big, and the internal storage can only hold so much data. Some phones let you use …

Mobile Technology

A Wildly Detailed 100-Year Plan for Getting Humans to Mars

In the summer of 1986, Ron Jones was sitting on a beach in Oahu drawing lines in the sand. It was a few months after the space shuttle <i>Challenger</i> …

go-e ONwheel Converts A Pedal Bike To An Electric Bike From €399 (video)

A revolutionary plug-and-play system has been created by Frank Fox called the go-e ONwheel, that allows you to transform a standard pedal bike into …

75 million-year-old blood cells found in dino bones

Scientists have identified structures that appear to be red blood cells and collagen-like fibres in dinosaur bones dating back to the Cretaceous.<p>Hold on to your butts: Scientists have found some dinosaur cellular material, and it looks like it might be red blood cells.<p>Eight 75 million-year-old …

Paleontology

'The Science Guy' Talks About His Space Sail

Slow but steady sun-powered spacecraft could transform space travel<p>In 1976, renowned astrophysicist Carl Sagan brought a weird, reflective prop with him to the <i>Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson</i>. The toy was a mockup of a solar sail—a revolutionary idea for space travel propulsion that eschews …

Space Travel

NASA Europa Mission May Search for Signs of Alien Life

MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. — A potential NASA mission to Jupiter's moon Europa may end up hunting for signs of life on the icy, ocean-harboring world.<p>NASA …

Four Quasars in One Nebula: Scientists Find an Incredible Astronomical First

Why it’s so astronomically unlikely to find a cluster of four quasars.<p>The universe is known for serving up exotic and spectacular phenomena, but even with that in mind, quasars seem too bizarre to be real. These distant objects are powered by supermassive black holes from the very early universe, …

Universe

Antimatter cloud found after pilot takes wrong turn into thunderstorm - ExtremeTech

By on May 13, 2015 at 8:32 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Atmospheric physicist Joseph Dwyer …

Windows 10's web browser is called Microsoft Edge

After months of waiting, Microsoft finally has a proper name for Windows 10's brand-new web browser: Forget Project Spartan, and meet Microsoft Edge. It still has the same flat, minimalist look you saw at the start of the year, as well as clever features like Cortana voice commands and annotation …

Steve McCurry Retrospective Presents 150 Striking Portraits of People and Cultures Around the World

In his new exhibition <i>Oltre lo Sguardo</i>, acclaimed American photographer Steve McCurry displays 150 of his photos from a career that has spanned over 30 years and countless treks across the globe. McCurry, who is perhaps best known for his iconic <i>Afghan Girl</i> photo, is celebrated for his rich, …

Photographers

Here are the 24 Android Wear-ready apps and what they do

The first Android Wear devices – the G Watch and the Gear Live – are only coming next week, but Google has already launched an Android Wear app in the Play Store, which now contains a special section that highlights apps that support the new wearable platform.<p>For now, there are only a couple of …

Apps

Grab $100 in Free Apps From Amazon Appstore Today and Tomorrow Only

Amazon is offering 31 paid apps for free in a promotion running today June 27th and tomorrow June 28th. Amazon’s summer app bundle offers a mix of …