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Earth's Quarantine Force Field Discovered by NASA?

NASA recently discovered what appears to be a 'force field' over Earth, fueling the fire over whether our planet has been under spi...<p>Conspiracy, …

Researchers discover new class of stem cells

Researchers have identified a new class of lab-engineered stem cells-cells capable of transforming into nearly all forms of tissue-and have dubbed …

MACS J0717- New Image Exposes Violent Collision of Galaxies

Astrophysicists at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) have collected data from a variety of devices to generate a stunning compound …

Have scientists found first sign of Dark Matter?

A signal picked up by Dutch and Swiss scientists is thought to be the first phsical evidence of Dark Matter<p>It was first theorised more than 70 years ago, but after decades of searching, scientists believe they have seen the first sign of elusive Dark Matter.<p>Researchers have picked up unexpected …

Dark Matter

The Dirty Little Secret of Cancer Research

In the field of thyroid cancer, 58-year-old Kenneth Ain is a star. As director of the thyroid oncology program at the University of Kentucky at …

A Martian Blue Snake, Brought To You By Canadians And A Spacecraft

Here’s the awesome thing about space and social media: in some cases, you can often follow along with a mission almost as soon as the images come to …

Loophole in spooky quantum entanglement theory closed

The weird way entangled particles stay connected even when separated by large distances a phenomenon Albert Einstein called "spooky" has been confirmed once again, this time with a key loophole in the experiment eliminated.<p>The results from the new experiment confirm one of the wildest predictions …

Did the Big Bang create a parallel universe where time goes backwards?

Radical new research suggests that at the same time the Big Bang created our universe, another where time goes in the opposite direction was also born<p>A scientific breakthrough could redefine how the universe is understood.<p>Radical new research led by a British scientist has suggested that there may …

Dark Matter

The Hot and Energetic Universe

X-ray astronomy is crucial for seeing the Universe as it really is, not as we think it to be.<p>Traditionally, space has been thought of as a place of …

Animated Introductions to Quantum Mechanics: From Schrödinger’s Cat to Heisenberg’s Uncertainty Principle

If you never quite got a hang of quantum mechanics, you can take another run at it by watching four animated Ted-Ed primers, created by Chad Orzel, …

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Scientists Are Beaming Over Quantum Teleportation Record

A new distance record has been set in the strange world of quantum teleportation.<p>In the record-setting experiment, the quantum spin of a light particle was teleported 15.5 miles (25 kilometers) across an optical fiber, making the operation the farthest quantum feat of its kind.<p>About five years ago, …

Quantum Mechanics

These 10 Hiking Trails Will Blow Your Mind

Hiking

How did Tiger Woods' new-but-old swing look in his return?

Alright, Tiger Woods finished tied for last in his return to competitive golf at the Hero World Challenge.<p>Despite that, there's plenty to like about …

What to eat before and after a workout

So with that in mind it’s best to start with getting your day to day nutrition right because if you’re looking for that ‘booster’ it might be a sign …

‘Life on Earth is in peril. We have no future if we don’t go into space’

STEPHEN HAWKING<p>Physicist and cosmologist<p>Robotic missions are much cheaper and may provide more scientific information, but they don’t catch the public imagination in the same way, and they don’t spread the human race into space, which I’m arguing should be our long-term strategy. If the human race …

The Kung-Fu Move that Explains One of Quantum Physics' Strangest Properties

Spinors, yet another thing that should not be.<p>As much as that Feynman quote gets tossed around about no one really understanding quantum physics, there are people in the world making laudable strides towards the development of quantum intuition. One of them is the physicist Felix Flicker, who also …

Asteroid strike: 7 ways the world could end

As a mountain-sized asteroid is detected heading towards Earth, what is the likeliest 'extinction-level' scenario for mankind?<p>Our solar system is littered with billions of pieces of debris, from the size of large boulders to objects hundreds of miles across. We know that from time to time these hit …

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NASA’s Dawn Spacecraft Captures First Images Of Dwarf Planet Ceres [Photo]

NASA’s Dawn Spacecraft has captured its first images of the dwarf planet Ceres.<p>According to <i>Space Flight Insider</i>, Dawn was launched back in September …

Sleep Deprivation Is Killing You and Your Career

The next time you tell yourself that you’ll sleep when you’re dead, realize that you’re making a decision that can make that day come much sooner. Pushing late into the night is a health and productivity killer.<p>According to the Division of Sleep Medicine at the Harvard Medical School, the …

Giant Blast Shuts Down Starburst Galaxy

Astronomers spot gas bursts that may disrupt star formation.<p>For the first time, astronomers have spotted a critical moment in the life of galaxies: high-speed eruptions of gas that may halt the birth of stars.<p>Galaxies, such as our own Milky Way, are vast islands of stars littering space. How …

Report: robots could eliminate need for most lawyers

A new report looks at the state of the legal profession in 2030, and it doesn't look too pretty as far as employment is concerned, io9 reports.<p>"It is no longer unrealistic to consider that workplace robots and their AI processing systems could reach the point of general production by 2030," the …

Rocky, water-rich world found in outer space

A rocky world which contained vast amounts of water has been identified by Nasa's Hubble Space Telescope, suggesting that conditions suitable for life could exist outside our solar system.<p>Astronomers identified the remains of the water-rich, rocky asteroid orbiting a dying star, known as a white …

Astronomy

These 10 Hiking Trails Will Blow Your Mind

Hiking

The Next Big Programming Language You've Never Heard Of

Andrei Alexandrescu didn't stand much of a chance. And neither did Walter Bright.<p>When the two men met for beers at a Seattle bar in 2005, each was in …

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An odd, iridescent material that's puzzled physicists for decades turns out to be an exotic state of matter that could open a new path to quantum …

NASA's Orion Tests Future of Manned Spaceflight

The unmanned capsule splashed down in the Pacific Ocean on Friday morning.<p><i>Update: NASA's Orion spacecraft launched successfully at 7:05 a.m. EST on Friday. The space capsule, unmanned for this test flight, successfully splashed down in the Pacific Ocean at 11:29 a.m. EST.</i><p>A trial by fire awaits the …

45-year physics mystery shows a path to quantum transistors

An odd, iridescent material that’s puzzled physicists for decades turns out to be an exotic state of matter that could open a new path to quantum …