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SpaceX gives us a glimpse of its Mars base vision

It shows BFR's new design, as well.<p>SpaceX chief Elon Musk has tweeted two photos that give us a peek into the company's Martian dreams. One of the images shows the BFR, the massive rocket SpaceX is developing for deep space missions, while the other shows the BFR <i>and</i> what he called "Mars Base …

BFR

Dying Ex-CIA Worker Has Nothing To Lose And Reveals Dark Secrets About Area 51 & Aliens [Video]

<b>At an undisclosed location, with Richard Dolans, ex-CIA worker has nothing to lose and comes forward with his darkest secrets: Area 51 & the</b> …

Area 51

Scientists Just Made Human Egg Cells from Human Blood for the First Time

It’s the first step toward being able to mass produce human eggs using other people’s body tissues or blood.<p>Scientists in Japan have used human blood to successfully create immature human egg cells in a lab for the first time, according to new research published Thursday in <i>Science</i>. The work is a …

George Clooney

Astronomers find Planet Vulcan - 40 Eridani A - Right Where Star Trek Predicted it.

One of the more interesting and rewarding aspects of astronomy and space exploration is seeing science fiction become science fact. While we are …

Star Trek

The First 1,000-Year-Old Person Could Already Be Alive, Thanks to A.I.

Ben Goertzel is excited for the future.<p>The first human to live for 1,000 years may have already been born. Ben Goertzel, founder and CEO of …

Immune System

Scientists have moved one step closer to RNA editing, which could be the next stage of CRISPR

Researchers at the prestigious Salk Institute are reporting that they have managed to map the molecular structure of a CRISPR enzyme that could allow scientists to more precisely manipulate functions within cells.<p>Over the past several years, CRISPR-Cas9 has seized the public imagination for its …

CRISPR

The Gnostic Approach to Alien Encounters

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Introduction to Aquinas and Thomism with Simon Oliver

The Milky Way Is Still Feeling the Effects of an Ancient Encounter

A close flyby with a small galaxy hundreds of millions of years ago sent ripples through our own that astronomers can still observe today.<p>Nearly 1 million miles away from Earth, a top-hat-shaped spacecraft called Gaia has spent the past five years scanning the galaxy and studying its stellar …

China urges US to withdraw sanctions or face 'consequences'

Beijing warns of consequences if Washington does not cancel sanctions on Chinese military for purchase from Russia.<p>China has urged the United States to withdraw punitive sanctions imposed on the Chinese military over its purchase of fighter jets and missiles from Russia or "bear the …

Sanctions

New Microscope Shows the Quantum World in Crazy Detail

The transmission electron microscope was designed to break records. Using its beam of electrons, scientists have glimpsed many types of viruses for …

University of California

PHILOSOPHY - Thomas Aquinas

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Valiant Thor, The Benevolent Alien With An IQ Of 1200

Val Valiant Thor, lived as a stranger at the Pentagon for 3 years interacting with President Eisenhower and Vice President at the White House and Air …

Selling

Florence-weary South Carolina could get more record flooding

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — As rivers swollen to record levels started to recede Thursday in North Carolina, officials tried to head off potential environmental disasters and prepared for more record flooding downstream in South Carolina.<p>Roads were still clogged with people trying to make it back to …

South Carolina

Just Four Dimensions in the Universe, if You Believe Gravitational Waves

Many physics theories predict more dimensions beyond the four that we know and love (three dimensions of space, one of time). Having those extra …

Neutron Stars

Here's What We Know So Far About Amazon's Surprise Smart Home Product Drop

Could Chef Alexa be on the way?<p>Amazon is hosting a surprise hardware drop at its Seattle headquarters beginning at 1 p.m. Eastern. The e-commerce …

Touchscreens

Why scientists grew a tiny human esophagus in a lab

GROWING PAINS<p>The next time you pop a pill, you probably won’t think about everything it took just to develop it. We want to develop new medicines and …

Birth Defects

Three new physics experiments could revamp the standard model

New experiments that rely on very large machines have begun to probe the weak points of particle physics.

Particles

China Is Hitting Reality Now on ‘Impossible’ Tax, Deficit Goals

China’s government is grappling with an inconvenient truth: you can’t cut taxes, boost spending and reduce the budget deficit all at the same …

Social Security

The Truth Is Out There: The Philosophy of the X-Files

Many of us fondly recall one of the great television shows of all time, <i>The X-Files.</i> Fox Mulder and Dana Scully would find the paranormal, …

The X-Files

Guide: The idiot proof guide to downloading ebooks off IRC. With Pictures and everything! : Piracy

I'm putting this together because I posted a while ago about using IRC to acquire ebooks on Reddit, and there was a metric shit ton of interest from …

Bots

Strange Stars Pulse to the Golden Mean

Nature has revealed peculiar mathematical objects that connect order and chaos.<p>What struck John Learned about the blinking of KIC 5520878, a …

Inside the quiet AI revolution

Illustration: Lazaro Gamio/Axios<p>Last month, we reported on the silent run-up to the age of artificial intelligence, whose green shoots grow without …

Waste Management

Spy Fears Prompt China to Censor Its Own Recruitment Drive

China’s government has forbidden state media from referencing its flagship talent recruitment program after a participant was arrested by the Federal …

China

UK researchers just deployed a massive net to catch space debris

JUNKY SKIES<p>If aliens ever visit our planet, their first impression could be that Earthlings are a messy bunch: There’s an estimated 7,500 tonnes …

BBC

Jeff Bezos Says Blue Origin Will Put People in Space in 2019

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos said Wednesday that his separate Blue Origin space-launch company will launch a crewed mission in 2019. Bezos made his …

Jeff Bezos

Wargaming's mixed-reality prototype may be the future of gaming

Online game developer Wargaming created this mixed-reality prototype of its game World of Tanks. It also plans to use the tech to recreate historical …

Game Development

How to Know Once and For All if the Universe Began With a Bang or a Bounce

According to the Big Bang cosmological model, our Universe began 13.8 billion years ago when all the matter and energy in the cosmos began expanding. …

Harvard

How electronic tattoos will change the world — and ourselves

by Luke Kingma September 17, 2018 Sci-Fi Visions 14084<p>It’s the stuff of cyberpunk science fiction — tattoos adorned with flashing lights and …

Electronics

A Short History of the Missing Universe

Astronomers have known where the universe’s missing matter has been hiding for the past 20 years. So why did it take so long to find it?<p>The cosmos …

University of California