Janette Reeves

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Iranian Scientist Claims to Have Built "Time Machine"

Ali Razeqi says his time machine uses "complex algorithms" to see the future.<p><b>It's not quite Back to the Future, but a young Iranian inventor claims to have built a time machine that can predict a person's future with startling accuracy.</b><p><b>Ali Razeqi, who is 27 and the "managing director of Iran's</b> …

5 Changes in Space Travel Since Yuri Gagarin's Flight

On Yuri's Night, space historians reflect on how far technologies have advanced.<p><b>A little over 50 years ago, no one on Earth knew what would happen when a human being was launched into space. That all changed on this day in 1961, when Yuri Gagarin, a Soviet military pilot and cosmonaut, hurtled into</b> …

Exploring the Natural History of Polar Bears

Changing Planet<p>Icon of the Arctic, the polar bear thrives in the remote Arctic landscape of ice and snow. World-renowned polar bear scientist Ian Stirling offers his thoughts on the state of polar bears in the wild, the threats they face today, and insights from his recent book, <i>Polar Bears: A</i> …

Most people flee from lightning storms and tornadoes, but not National Geographic Explorer Tim Samaras—he's usually chasing after them. (Photo by Carsten Peter) What do you want to ask him? http://on.natgeo.com/17GzdMU

Starburst Galaxy Could Illuminate Early Universe

This massive starburst galaxy was pumping out stars way before thought possible.<p><b>A newfound primordialgalaxy nearly 13 billion light-years away is breaking distance records and may unlock the secrets of how and when some of the most massive star factories were born in the early universe, according</b> …

Trees Call for Help—And Now Scientists Can Understand

Team identifies the sounds made by drought-stressed trees.<p>When drought hits, trees can suffer—a process that makes sounds. Now, scientists may have found the key to understanding these cries for help.<p>In the lab, a team of French scientists has captured the ultrasonic noise made by bubbles forming …