Jake Green

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Huge Alien Object Spotted on Moon via NASA Imaging? (+Photos)

Google Moon shows what appears to be a massive alien spacecraft on the moon. It is L-shaped with what appears to be seven lights dotting its edge. …

Scientists Find Remains of Alfred The Great Or King Edward The Elder

Archaeologists believe they have unearthed the remains of Alfred the Great, the 9th-century monarch who laid the foundations for the English …

'Monster' gamma ray burst in space sets record for death of star

Astronomers call it the monster. It was the biggest and brightest cosmic explosion ever witnessed. Had it been closer, Earth would have been toast.<p>Because the blast was 3.7bn light years away, mankind was spared. But orbiting telescopes got the fireworks show of a lifetime in April.<p>The only bigger …

The Largest Discovered Structure in the Universe Contradicts Big-Bang Theory Cosmology (Weekend Feature)

This LQG challenges the Cosmological Principle, the assumption that the universe, when viewed at a sufficiently large scale, looks the same no matter …

1st Black Holes Discovered in Milky Way Star Clusters --"May Produce 'Ripples' in Spacetime"

Black holes in globular clusters may provide a way for them to get close enough to one another to merge into bigger black holes that may produce the …

Fate of boy who killed neo-Nazi father to be decided

The blond boy was 10 when he put a gun to the head of his sleeping neo-Nazi father and pulled the trigger.<p>It was over in an instant for Jeff Hall, but deciding the fate of his son has been a two-and-a-half-year journey that approaches its final stage on Friday in a hearing to determine where he …

Turn Your Smartphone Into A Digital Microscope

More like cell-fies! Ha ha, right? Right?<p>Do you have $10 and a few minutes and a burning need for a microscope? You do.<p><i>But why would I need a microscope?</i> you say.<p>You do! Examine plant cells, check out the sharpness of your knives, or just take some awesome photos. It's easy to make and looks rad …

Army warns it could have trouble handling single war

WASHINGTON — Budget reductions could render the Army at "high risk to meet even one major war," according to documents obtained by USA TODAY, a warning the Army is sounding because it sees another war as inevitable before long.<p>The dire assessment by top Army officials to Pentagon leaders provides a …

Kingdom Hearts 3 trailer highlights gameplay features, pre-orders open

Shown during the recent D23 Expo in Japan, a new PlayStation 4 gameplay trailer for <i>Kingdom Hearts 3</i> highlights the game's new abilities, attacks and enemies.<p>According to game director Tetsuya Nomura, the new title will "wrap up story elements present since the first game," yet the series will …

Watch An Army Robot Fire A Machine Gun

There is no possible way this goes wrong.<p>Giving missiles to flying robots is so passé. The new hotness, demonstrated by the HDT Protector above, is handing machine guns to ground robots. This past weekend, four companies tested machine-gun-firing 'bots during an event at Fort Benning in Georgia.<p>The …

The ESRB has failed your children

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p>While the Entertainment Software Rating Board preoccupies itself with the more obvious evils of Grand Theft Auto and Call of Duty, it has allowed a far more …

"Star Wars Redux" --Harvard and MIT Scientists Create New State of Matter

Harvard and MIT scientists are challenging the conventional wisdom about light, and they didn't need to go to a galaxy far, far away to do it. …

Scientists Make Photons Act Like Real-Life Light Saber

Photons are particles without mass; until now, our understanding has been that they do not interact with each other at all. That's why, when you shine two lights at each other, they don't bounce off and throw light all over the place; the photos simply pass right through. But new research from …

Solar sail ships seen as best bet now to get us to interstellar space

Sail ships might be the spacecraft that first take human technology to distant stars.<p>Giant sails propelled by the sun's or a laser's energy could be the most viable option for interstellar spaceflight in the not-too-distant future, James Benford, a physicist associated with Icarus Interstellar, a …

Space Travel

Associated Press News

The Nearest Stars

The Nearest Stars infographic from Space tracks the 53 closest stars to the earth. Their classification and distance is also included.<p><i>The nearest</i> …

Photos: Vladimir Putin

Incredible Technology: How to See a Black Hole

<b>Editor's Note:</b> <i>In this weekly series</i><i>, SPACE.com explores how technology</i> <i>drives space exploration and discovery.</i><p>Black holes are essentially invisible, …

NASA successfully launches lunar mission to investigate mysterious glowing moondust

<b>Update:</b> The LADEE spacecraft successfully blasted off last night, creating a fireball that could be seen down much of the Eastern Seaboard. You can watch NASA's launch video below, or look through a set of photos submitted by enthusiasts from Virginia to Massachusetts.<p><b>Original:</b> A new NASA …

Life on earth 'began on Mars'

Evidence is mounting that life on Earth may have started on Mars. A leading scientist has claimed that one particular element believed to be crucial to the origin of life would only have been available on the surface of the red planet.<p>Professor Steven Benner, a geochemist, has argued that the …

Lasers levitate nanodiamond in free space

<b>U. ROCHESTER (US) —</b> A recent experiment proves it’s possible to use lasers to levitate very tiny diamonds—about one-thousandth the diameter of a …

Quantum Physics

NASA reveals how its plan to capture an asteroid and harvest a piece would work

Since the start of this year, NASA's been talking about the idea of capturing an asteroid and bringing it into orbit near the Earth, where astronauts can visit it and take home a sample. The US space agency isn't kidding around, either, already beginning plans to complete the mission by 2025. But …

Watch A Giant Hovercraft Land On A Crowded Russian Beach

Just out enjoying your day at the beach when, boom, giant military hovercraft. The worst.<p>This 5.5-ton Russian military hovercraft landed on the beach of the Baltic Sea port city Kaliningrad, between Poland and Lithuania, where people were out enjoying their day. A Russian Defense Ministry …