Tiffany Massia

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How can some stars be older than the universe itself?

The Night Sky, October 2015: the majestic M13 cluster in the constellation of Hercules seems to defy common sense<p>People who glance casually up at the stars seldom think of them as they appear in this picture: vast and tightly packed profusions of red, green, blue, purple and gold.<p>This tremendous …

NASA releases stunning image of a supernova's remnants

NASA has released a stunning image of the remnants of a supernova taken by the agency’s Hubble Space Telescope.<p>The image reveals a small section of the expanding remains of a massive star that exploded about 8,000 years ago, according to the space agency. “Called the Veil Nebula, the debris is one …

7 Reasons Your Diet Isn't Working

Steven Macari, nutritionist and founder of the SLVRBK mat, explains why getting all of the micronutrients you need may be the key you're missing.<p>All living things need nutrition. Plants get nutrition from the soil, animals get nutrition from plants and (other animals) and most humans get nutrition …

Scientists studying starlight can tell you: Our universe is going dark

We know that our universe has already lived through great number of exciting phases. But new research released overnight shows the universe has long passed its peak and is slowly but surely dying.<p>The research was presented at the year’s largest gathering of astronomers at the International …

Black Holes

The scientists behind 'Inside Out' explain one big thing the movie gets right that most people get wrong

It was "so powerful that it changed the way I understand my own emotions," wrote Business Insider's Ian Phillips.<p>The movie "made me understand the one thing my therapist has been trying to teach me for 15 years," wrote Caroline Moss. Chris Weller called it "a surprisingly accurate look at human …

Psychology

What would you see in a black hole?

What would it be like to fly a spacecraft into a black hole? Marcus Woo investigates.<p>Something about a black hole just pulls you in. Sure, its gravity is so strong that not even light can elude its grasp. But, there's something else, something harder to pinpoint. Maybe it's a black hole's absolute …

The best microwave mug cake recipes to make in minutes

Many of us have succumbed to the lure of the mid-afternoon microwave cake. There is something satisfyingly indulgent about piling spoonfuls of sugar and flour into a mug, then watching a steaming, sweet-smelling perfectly risen cup come out of the microwave five minutes later.<p>These recipes, from …

What is a Wormhole?

A wormhole is a theoretical passage through space-time that could create shortcuts for long journeys across the universe. Wormholes are predicted by …

The Universe Is Not Expanding As Rapidly As Previously Thought

One of the biggest questions to date pertains to <b>the expansion of the universe since the “Big Bang”.</b> While some believe the universe is expanding …

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 …

Scientists Have Discovered the Biggest Known 'Structure' In the Universe

Scientists researching a mysteriously cold region in space have found what they say is the largest known “structure” in the universe — a gigantic …

Supervoid: Scientists just discovered an unexplained hole in the universe

<b>It's the largest-known phenomenon that's ever been discovered.</b><p>But it's just empty space.<p>This supervoid is 1.8 billion light years across (the distance light can travel in a year).<p>It would normally be expected to contain around 10,000 galaxies.<p>It was picked up a Nasa telescope in Hawaii and …

Universe

Clusters of monster stars lit up the early universe

The first stars in the universe were born several hundred million years after the Big Bang, ending a period known as the cosmological “Dark Ages,” …

Science Is Closing in on Dark Matter, But Beware the Hype

After decades of careful searching, astronomers and physicists are finally closing in on dark matter—the unseen majority of stuff in the …

Enormous Hole in the Universe May Not Be the Only One

Astronomers have found evidence of a giant void that could be the largest known structure in the universe. The “supervoid” solves a controversial …

Big Bang -- The Bucks Stop There

One main reason why most cosmologists accept the Big Bang theory of the origin of the universe is that it fits so well into the theory of total …

Peer Review

Hubble offered a rare, ring-side seat at the death of a star

During its impressive 25 years the Hubble Space Telescope has captured numerous remarkable views of the universe, providing astronomers with a wealth …

When Hubble Stared at Nothing for 100 Hours

In 1995, astronomer Bob Williams wanted to point the Hubble Space Telescope at a patch of sky filled with absolutely nothing remarkable. For 100 hours.<p>It was a terrible idea, his colleagues told him, and a waste of valuable telescope time. People would kill for that amount of time with the sharpest …

Who Is the 21st Century Man?

For much of our country's history, the picture of the traditional "American man" has been dominated by the machismo stereotypes of the Provider, Emotional Rock, Powerbroker, Cowboy, Jock, Good Ole Boy, Macho Man, Mad Man.<p>But these days, there's a whole new mix of images fighting for space: the …

Mad Men

Those puppy-dog eyes trigger chemical connection with humans

The long, loving gazes. The ritualized, often high-pitched, expressions of affection. The heroic self-sacrifice one would readily endure for the other.<p>What is it about the bond between human and dog that is not like the relationship between parent and child?<p>Now science offers a new explanation for …

Pets

Watch the Avengers Play a Giddy, Tequila-Fueled Game of Family Feud

Chris Hemsworth is surprisingly great.<p>Whenever Marvel stars <b>Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Jeremy Renner,</b> and <b>Scarlett Johansson</b> assemble, fun isn’t far behind. But as host <b>Jimmy Kimmel</b> jokes at the top of this “Avengers Family Feud” sketch, at least some of the high …

NASA's Chief Scientist Certain We'll Find Alien Life in 10-20 Years

The cynic in me says NASA has probably already found evidence of alien life but it will take 10 to 20 years to persuade the US Government to let them …

NASA’s Chief Scientist On The Possibility Of Finding Alien Life: “It’s Going To Be Mind-blowing”

When it comes to achieving such a (literally) distant goal, the key is to keep the process manageable, according to Stofan. “We have to ask, ‘How can …

Amazing

This Week’s Night Sky: See a Dramatic Eclipse—Off Jupiter

Two Jovian moons give a quick shadow show, and the Big Dipper points the way to distant galaxies.<p>Dark moonless nights this week promise great views of disappearing acts off Jupiter and of sparkling deep-sky treasures.<p><b>Io eclipses Europa.</b> Late evening on Monday, April 13, binocular and telescope …

Einstein's Theory of General Relativity

In 1905, Albert Einstein determined that the laws of physics are the same for all non-accelerating observers, and that the speed of light in a vacuum …

Albert Einstein

Scientists create dark matter 'map' to see invisible space

We've finally gotten our first glimpse at the mysterious material that supposedly makes up 27 percent of the universe. It's only taken two years of research, the efforts of 300 researchers working for the Dark Energy Survey (DES) and a 570-megapixel camera attached to the Victor Blanco telescope in …

9 Pictures That Will Make You See The Universe Differently

It's the Hubble Space Telescope's 25th anniversary on April 24. Time to learn more about how space pictures are made.