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Is the Universe Made of Mathematics?

Proposed by Swedish-American cosmologist Max Tegmark, despite several remarks that it would ruin his career and reputation, the Mathematical Universe …

Mathematics

Physicists retract Nature paper on Earth’s core after findings aren’t reproducible

Physicists have retracted a highly cited paper from <i>Nature</i> on the behavior of electrons at the center of the Earth after other researchers could not …

Top 6 things about gravity

Gravity does far more than make things fall down. It governs the motion of planets around the sun, holds galaxies together and determines the …

People all over the world are flocking to these mysterious hills that seem to defy gravity

What goes up must come down, and not the other way around, right?<p>Wrong. Drive somewhere like Confusion Hill in California or Magnetic Mountain in …

Physics

Mysterious 'four-dimensional' iron oxide explained

An international group of researchers including Russian scientists from the Moscow State University has been studying the behaviour of the …

What is the most astounding fact about the Universe?

That our atoms come from stars? You’ve got to think bigger than that!<p><i>“The older people that one admires seem to be fearless. They go right out into</i> …

How to get to a nearby galaxy in less than 20 years - using laser power

Spacex and Blue Origin, two American space companies, can now return their rockets to Earth and reuse them, which promises to reduce launch costs. …

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Extreme universe recreated in the lab

Conditions in the vast universe can be quite extreme: Violent collisions scar the surfaces of planets. Nuclear reactions in bright stars generate …

How To Make a Calming Aromatherapy Mist for the Nursery

(Image credit: Quentin Bacon)<p>If you're going to make one gift for that friend who just welcomed her new bundle of joy into the world, make it this …

Essential Oils

A process of elimination

In the future, patients with stubborn and even fatal diseases may have the option of undergoing fecal transplants to overcome ‘bad’ bacteria and …

Press the right finger for 60 seconds. You will be amazed by the effects of this trick...

Advertisement<p>Having pain or trouble in any part of the body usually means either waiting for it to pass or popping a pill to get rid of it. Most of …

Researchers: Math needs a more visual approach

Taking a more visual approach to math instruction at the K-12 and higher-ed levels could dramatically change brain development as it relates to …

Mathematics

People will absolutely hate this new tech, but it might save their lives

Texting and driving might become a thing of the past if new legislation passes in New York City. The proposed law would allow police to use a special …

Watch Google X Unleash an Awesome Two-Legged Robot on Tokyo

It’s been a little over two years since Google jumped into robotics with both feet. In 2013, the company (since reorganized as Alphabet) bought eight …

Meet the Future: Work As It Will Be In 2020

We are in the midst of a revolution. This may sound surprising, as you sip your morning coffee and review the news headlines, all in relative peace …

Unicorns Are Crashing, Unibons Are Rising – Gyan Parida (Ph.D., MBA) – Medium

Something very interesting and unusual is happening in the Tech startup and investment space. You have so many (60+ already since 2015) Unicorns …

Life in the new tech workplace

The state has lost control: Evgeny Morozov on how tech firms now run western politics. Technology, the faux equalizer: Adrienne LaFrance on how …

Nanotubes assemble! Rice introduces 'Teslaphoresis'

Reconfigured Tesla coil aligns, electrifies materials from a distance<p>Scientists at Rice University have discovered that the strong force field …

Scientists develop 'wonder material' carbyne in bulk amounts for the first time

Scientists have developed a super-strong new 'wonder material' in a stable form for the very first time.<p>A team of researchers from the University of …

The Coming Robot War Is Our Fault in Short Film ‘Rise’

Speculating what will cause our ultimate demise has been the stuff of science fiction for years—if it’s not aliens wiping out the human race, it’s …

Alien Hunter Spots 'Star Wars-Type UFO' In NASA's Live Feed

'A glowing metal object.'<p>An alien hunter has spotted a "glowing metal object" while watching the International Space Station's live feed.<p>Jadon Beeson …

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NASA Openly Admits Alien Life Exists: Get Ready for Disclosure!

Most people ‘in the know’ realize that NASA is just part of the military industrial complex, but a recent open admission on mainstream news that …

Paranormal

Facebook's funky new VR camera design looks like a flying saucer

Facebook built a disc-shapped camera that shoots 360 degree videos, a move the company hopes will spur the creation of a new wave of virtual reality …

Don’t panic, but Hubble just spotted a weird ‘doorway’ in space

The Hubble space telescope has just spotted a really alarming gateway-style thing in space – the sort of object where an evil galactic death armada …

Help Find Extraterrestrial Life With Your Laptop

SETI@home, a partner of Breakthrough Starshot, is a volunteer program that enables your computer to process signals from space.<p>When Pete Worden was …

A flying saucer that fights fire with sound

Fighting forest fires can be a huge challenge, as they’re often in remote areas, hard to reach. One inventor thinks a flying saucer might be the answer – using sound waves to quell the flames.<p>Despite the conspiracy theories, the first time we actually encounter a hovering disc in the sky equipped …

Bombardier

Do We Use More Of Our Brains On LSD?

Turns out your trip might have been in the name of science after all.<p>Researchers monitoring the neural activity of participants in a new study …