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The Government of Hungary Is Going to Pay Its Young People Just to Live There

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'Interstellar' Science: Is Wormhole Travel Possible?

Sci-fi fans who hope humanity can one day zoom to distant corners of the universe via wormholes, as astronauts do in the recent film "Interstellar," …

Wormholes

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Man of a Thousand Faces and Voices: Robin Williams' Career in Photos

A rebellious military disc jockey, an exuberant and gifted English professor, a magical genie trapped inside a lamp, a bawdy but kindly elderly …

Now We Know How This Giant, Earth-Bound Asteroid Is Held Together, We Can Learn How to Destroy It

An asteroid pointed toward Earth set to arrive in the year 2880 AD may not destroy all life as we know it after all, now that scientists know what’s …

Ontario, Canada, U.S. And Africa: Energy Philosophies Are Worlds Apart

Ontario, Canada’s announcement last April that it had closed the last of its remaining coal-fired power plants and that it has vowed to never build another one rippled throughout the world community — even in Africa, which despite its acceptance of climate change has said that it still needs coal …

Watch a Teen Who Took a Selfie Every Day for 7 Years Transform Before Your Eyes

Kim Kardashian might get a lot of selfie buzz, but according to 19-year old Hugo Cornellier, “I was taking selfies before they were cool.”<p>Almost …

White Americans want harsh laws to fight ‘black crime’

In America, white people are more likely to support harsher laws if they think prison populations are disproportionately black.<p>Although African …

Rosetta Is Now in Orbit Around a Comet

Image: ESA<p>Comets have spun in and out of human history as celestial omens of death and catastrophe for millennia. It was only in the sixteenth …

Watch NASA's 'Flying Saucer' for Mars Go Supersonic in Amazing Video

An amazing new video from NASA shows the ups and downs of the first test of a flying saucer-shaped system that could one day help the space agency …

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Park Slope's Slim and 'Super Green' Condo Building Features a Solar Panel Facade

A brand new building has popped up in Park Slope and it’s got quite an interesting facade. Located at 443 Bergen Street just off of Flatbush Ave, …

Detractors Say that Solar Roadways Must Be Stopped

Solar Roadways have been getting a lot of attention lately after securing nearly $2 million in funding on Indiegogo – but some detractors are …

Roads

Newly discovered space rock could explain booming life on Earth

Scientists think they've found a fragment of the asteroid destroyer that sparked a crucial meteor shower 470 million years ago<p>Researchers in Sweden have found a new class of meteorite. And according to <i>LiveScience</i>, that discovery — published in <i>Earth and Planetary Science Letters</i> — may be the missing …

Have We Been Interpreting Quantum Mechanics Wrong This Whole Time?

For nearly a century, “reality” has been a murky concept. The laws of quantum physics seem to suggest that particles spend much of their time in a …

A Shocking Fish Tale Surprises Evolutionary Biologists

The electric eel's powerful ability to deliver deadly shocks — up to 600 volts — makes it the most famous electric fish, but hundreds of other species produce weaker electric fields. Now, a new genetic study of electric fish has revealed the surprising way they got electrified.<p>Electric eels aren't …

US Military's XS-1 Space Plane Project Seeks $27 Million in 2015 Funding

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency expects to spend some $800 million on space programs from 2015 through 2018, an …

Space Exploration

Confirming the Big Bang's Inflation: Q&A with Study Leader John Kovac

On Monday (March 17), a team of astronomers sent a jolt through the physics and cosmology communities and made front-page news around the world.<p>The …

Car Dealers Are Terrified of Tesla's Plan to Eliminate Oil Changes

Car dealers fear Tesla. In states across the country, powerful car dealer associations have lobbied to ensure the electric car maker and its …

Kickstarter Bypasses Hollywood With iTunes Film Channel

Using Kickstarter to fund film projects has gradually moved from the fringe to the mainstream as major film stars and Hollywood directors have turned …

This 24-Year-Old CEO Is Also Having an Oscar Moment

A couple of years ago, Lerer Ventures, a New York venture capital firm, was hosting a lightening pitch round for startups. At lunchtime, Kenneth …

Inside The Billion-Dollar Hacker Club

For this group of old friends, assembled for an impromptu reunion, the venue would feel familiar: an online chat room running on a secure private server. Each were former members of the elite hacking group “w00w00” and they had reconvened that afternoon to celebrate and share in the success of one …

Alternatives to the Big Bang Theory Explained (Infographic)

Nearly 14 billion years ago, there was nothing and nowhere. Then, due to a random fluctuation in a completely empty void, a universe exploded into …

What Americans Don't Know About Science

On a recent survey, just 74 percent of Americans said that the Earth revolves around the sun.<p>Every two years, the National Science Foundation releases a report on the state of science in the U.S. and around the world. It includes survey data for how Americans answer basic scientific questions such …

Orbital Farming: Space Station Greenhouse Bears Fruit (Photo)

Well, vegetables to be precise. So says a researcher with Russia’s Institute of Biomedical Problems, which is partnered with Utah State University’s …

Space

We Can Slash the Cost of Clean Energy with Robots that Install Solar Panels

Welcome to the Era of the Robots<p>Before us is the monumental task of cleaning up our power grids, and there's no doubt that it'll be a lot easier and …

Panasonic reverses its fortunes amid electric vehicle boom

Not every struggling company story has to have a depressing ending. Though its troubles are far from over yet, Panasonic has just announced 73.7 billion yen ($730 million) in net earnings for Q3. That's up 20 percent over last year, a disastrous period that saw nearly $10 billion in full-year …

Drill developed by Canadian firm for moon would kick-start space mining industry

NewsFeb 01, 2014 by Peter RakobowchukThe Canadian Press<p>MONTREAL - A space drill developed by a firm based in Sudbury, Ont., could be boring for water …

Space Exploration