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Costa Rica Powered With 100% Renewable Energy For 75 Straight Days

And it's mostly thanks to heavy rains and geothermal energy.<p>Well done Costa Rica, well done.<p>The Central American country has achieved a major clean …

Renewable Energy

New proposed particle may help detect dark matter

Researchers have proposed a new fundamental particle which could explain why no one has managed to detect the elusive ‘dark matter’ that makes up 85 …

Dark Matter

100 Stunning Photos Of The US Air Force Operating Around Japan

The United States Air Force has had a strong presence in Japan since the service's founding. Today, USAF operations are centralized among three major …

Quantum Experiment Helps Prove Einstein's Theory of Relativity

Building a quantum computer can sometimes yield unexpected benefits — like providing the right environment to demonstrate that Albert Einstein's …

Black holes do not exist where space and time do not exist, says new theory

(Phys.org) —The quintessential feature of a black hole is its "point of no return," or what is more technically called its event horizon. When …

Black Holes

An Odd Hypothesis About Bubbles Could Finally Lead to Nuclear Fusion

Nuclear fusion is the dream of energy scientists the world over, because it promises limitless, clean electricity. Most efforts to kickstart the …

Physics

The Solar Project So Cheap It Will Revolutionize Energy

A project in Dubai will cost almost half of what U.S. consumers pay for energy.<p>How expensive is solar energy? How does it compare to what you pay for …

Huge asteroid to 'narrowly' miss Earth

Space rock code-named 2004 BL86 set to pass Earth on January 26 in 'near miss' and won't be seen again for next 200 years<p>Amateur stargazers will have a once-in-a-decade opportunity to see an asteroid a third of a mile wide “narrowly” miss Earth on January 26.<p>The space rock, code-named 2004 BL86, is …

Life on Earth now officially at risk, scientists say

Humans are “eating away at our own life support systems” at a rate unseen in the past 10,000 years by degrading land and freshwater systems, emitting …

You Could Make More Money Investing In Solar Panels Than Stocks

It’s so cheap to go solar now, that the savings may beat stock-market profits in the long haul.<p>Thinking of putting your money into the stock market? Think again. Solar panels may be a better bet.<p>With the price of grid electricity going up, and the cost of home-generated solar power going down, the …

Three nearly Earth-size planets found orbiting nearby star

NASA's Kepler Space Telescope, despite being hobbled by the loss of critical guidance systems, has discovered a star with three planets only slightly …

Universe

Solar Panels Floating on Water Will Power Japan's Homes

More solar power plants are being built on water, but is this such a good idea?<p>Nowadays, bodies of water aren't necessarily something to build around—they're something to build <i>on</i>. They sport not just landfills and man-made beaches but also, in a nascent global trend, massive solar power …

Renewable Energy

The Greatest Solar Market Isn't Where You Think it Is

The greatest solar market is actually 8,347 miles from california<p>America isn't the land of solar opportunity anymore -- India is. With big plans and …

The Magical Bulletproof Material That Made Iron Man Give Up Iron

Graphene is a fascinating material, consisting of a layer of carbon only one atom thick. As such, it’s not unusual for scientific journals to make it …

The boy who put a star in a jar

Jamie Edwards made history when he built a working nuclear fusion reactor at school<p>The moment came on 5 March last year, when Jamie Edwards, then 13, flicked the switch and waited with bated breath. “Seeing that purple glow that [was] the best part,” said Edwards. As the neutron detector confirmed …

How Nanobiophysics Can Stop Ebola and Other Global Pandemics

• Partner Content<br>• Author: Dr. Anita Goel, Nanobiosym. Dr. Anita Goel, Nanobiosym<p>In an age of cell phones, human genome sequencing, and Google …

Key US military command's Twitter, YouTube sites hacked

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hackers claiming to work on behalf of Islamic State militants seized control of the Twitter and YouTube sites of the military's …

Smite: Proof MOBAs Can Work on Consoles

No mouse and keyboard necessary.<p>Let’s just get right out with it: Smite on Xbox One proves that a hardcore MOBA can work well on consoles.<p>“<p>Smite on …

Custom DIY Intel Edison Breakout Board

The Intel Edison debuted a number of months ago, but only recently have custom breakout boards made their way into the wild. Self-proclaimed Hacker and SharedCircuits user Stephen Edward created his Simple Edison Breakout Board to rectify that shortcoming.<p>The Edison, a powerful single board …

9 Things Computers Can Do Now That They Couldn’t Do A Year Ago

2014 had its fair share of “firsts” in hardware, software, and robotics. Here’s our highly subjective selection.<p>Software and silicon are sometimes the poor relations of the science world, their advances eclipsed by more glamorous breakthroughs in physics, genetics, and space exploration. Progress …

Quantum Computing

How AI Could Ruin Humanity, According to Smart Humans

For the past 24 hours, scientists have been lining up to sign this open letter. Put simply, the proposal urges that humanity dedicate a portion of …

SunEdison Plans To Build A $4B Mega Solar Factory In India

SunEdison plans to build a massive, $4 billion solar equipment factory in India with an Indian conglomerate in the logistics and energy business, the company said Monday.<p>SunEdison has been a long time manufacturer of silicon and wafers for making solar cells and chips, and it has historically …

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 …

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 Physics

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 …

Universe

A Look Inside a Secret US Air Force Intelligence Center

With no U.S. boots on the ground in Syria and not many in Iraq, it’s up to young intelligence analysts here to search for Islamic State militants. By …

WATCH: Strange Radar Seen Following A UFO Sighting

Radar has picked up strange images since 2012. The speaker is quite convinced that these images are UFO's. When they appear, vortices appear. Even …

Huge UFO Lands on Highway in Front of Motorists; Kills Engines, Lights | UFO CHRONICLE – 1957

Tweet<p>- click on image(s) to enlarge -<p>By The Indianapolis Star<br>11-4-1957<p>See Also:<p>Egg-Shaped UFO Stalls Cars On Highway | UFO CHRONICLE – 1957<p>AISS UFO …