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Something very weird is happening on Saturn’s moon Titan

Thanks to the efforts of NASA and its incredibly reliable Cassini spacecraft, we now know more about Saturn and its moons than ever before, but it …

UMD researchers helped create a molecule that could lead to a vaccine for HIV

Six University of Maryland scientists partnered with Duke University to build a protein-sugar that could potentially lead to an HIV vaccine.<p>The …

Two Teams Have Simultaneously Unearthed Evidence of an Exotic New Particle

A few months ago, physicists observed a new subatomic particle—essentially an awkwardly-named, crazy cousin of the proton. Its mere existence has …

Physics

Researchers identify exoplanet with the same atmospheric ingredients as the Earth- Technology News, Firstpost

A Nearby Earth-Size Planet May Have Conditions for Life

There’s a new place to look for life in the universe.<p>Astronomers announced on Wednesday the discovery of an Earth-size planet around a small red star in our corner of the galaxy. The planet could hold liquid water and conditions favorable for life.<p>The star, Ross 128, is not the closest with a …

Universe

Are there other planets like Earth? Nasa reveals planets for aliens and human life

There are now a total of 50 exoplanets far beyond our solar system, that are of interest to astronomers and astrophysicists across the globe<p>In the …

Astrophysicists Believe They've Found Another Earth-Like Planet in a Nearby Star System

Hope for Exoplanets<p>Last year, the Trappist-1 system was discovered, and it reignited humanity’s hope of finding planets that could one day (or …

Universe

An 'absolutely phenomenal' discovery hints 4 Earth-size planets may orbit the closest sun to our own

Astronomers may have just hit a crucial milestone in the search for other Earth-like planets. Scientists from the University of Hertfordshire and University of California, Santa Cruz announced they've discovered four planets orbiting a nearby, sun-like star — two of which may be …

Science

Researchers Have Discovered Two Potentially Habitable Planets 12 Light Years Away

Not Far, Far Away<p>About 12 light years away from the Sun exists tau Ceti, the nearest Sun-like star from our solar system. This star supports a …

Astronomy

After Delays, SpaceX and Boeing Aim to Launch Astronauts Next Year

The race is on between the Dragon 2 and the Starliner.<p><b>• The space shuttle retired in 2011.</b><p><b>• No American-made spacecraft has launched American astronauts into orbit since then.</b><p><b>• NASA tasked SpaceX and Boeing with the job. Following delays, both are now scheduled to start in 2018.</b><p>Back in 2014, SpaceX …

Rich or poor? Your face might give it away

Throughout the late 1960s and 1970s, the English artist David Hockney painted a series of "double portraits," two subjects depicted side by side -- of the fashion designer Ossie Clark with the textile designer Celia Birtwell; of the author Christopher Isherwood with the artist Don Bachardy; and one …

Psychology

10 Creepy Sounds Recorded in Space by NASA

Spacecraft traveling to the far reaches of the solar system pick up some spooky sounds.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn …

Eight Other Worlds In Our Solar System Might Have Life Beyond Earth

In all the known Universe, to the best that we’ve examined it, only our home planet, Earth, contains confirmed signs of life. But the raw ingredients required for life appear everywhere, from the interiors of asteroids to interstellar gas clouds to protoplanetary nebulae to the exploded remnants of …

Astronomy

Huge Jupiter-like planet discovered by astronomers confounds theory of planetary development

A rare, massive planet that orbits a fast-spinning star has caused scientists to rethink current models of stars and solar systems.<p>The planet HIP …

Astronomy

This globe-shaped floating object could one day deliver your snail mail

‘FreeMotionHandling’ by Festo is an indoor flying object that can autonomously maneuver itself in any direction and pick up and drop off any item.

Drones

Scientists overlooked a major problem with going to Mars — and they fear it could be a suicide mission

Scientists have long known high levels of radiation exists on Mars. But could it be so high that humans won't be able to handle when we get there? Following is a transcript of the video.<p><i>Going to Mars may be more dangerous than we thought. The major problem is high-energy space radiation. Scientists</i> …

Magnetism

Lenovo’s mind-bending self-bending laptop

Just hours ago, at Lenovo’s Transform event in NY, we got a glimpse of probably the most outlandish concept design from the tech giant, almost giving …

Lenovo

US shoots down 'pro-Syrian regime' drone amid rising tensions

The Iranian-made drone had displayed "hostile intent" while approaching an allied outpost, the US-led coalition reported. The coalition said it would …

Middle East

Watch a Star Get Devoured by a Supermassive Black Hole

Likely, in a moment of quiet downtime, you've wondered: Just what would happen if a star, burning bright in the sky, wandered by a black hole? What …

Black Holes

“Interstellar’s” Stunning Visual Effects Led to a New Scientific Finding

When Kip Thorne, theoretical physicist and executive producer on Interstellar, was put in charge of the visuals behind the film’s black hole, the …

NASA just found 219 possible planets and 10 of them look a lot like Earth

The team behind NASA’s Kepler space telescope has just unveiled 219 potential planets, which kind of makes NASA’s space exploration sound like the most dramatic season of <i>The Bachelor</i> ever. The planet candidates were announced at a press conference on Monday, where scientists said at least 10 of the …

Universe
Universe