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Powerful phenomena are kicking stars out of our galaxy at speeds of over 1 million miles per hour

Stars are built with the lightest elements in the Universe, hydrogen and helium, but they contain an incomprehensible amount of mass. Our Sun is made of 2 x 10^30 kgs of stuff. That's a 2 followed by 30 zeros. That's 330,000 times more stuff than the Earth.<p>You would think it'd be a bit of challenge …

Universe

Collapse of the universe is closer than ever before

12/13/2013 11:30:00 AM<p>Maybe it happens tomorrow. Maybe in a billion years. Physicists have long predicted that the universe may one day collapse, and …

Tiny, Sophisticated Human Brain Grown In A Dish

It’s as advanced as the brain of a five-week-old fetus<p>Researchers from Ohio State University have made the most sophisticated lab-grown brain yet, according to results presented yesterday at the 2015 Military Health System Research Symposium. It could provide a new way to understand how genes and …

Scientists Discover Farthest Galaxy From Earth Ever Recorded

Scientists have just found a galaxy so far away from Earth that it offers a glimpse back in time to the Big Bang.<p>The galaxy, discovered at the W. M. …

Universe

"Radio Monsters" --Time Needed to Power Extragalactic Jets More Than Age of Universe

The jets were discovered at radio wavelengths but they emit at X-ray wavelengths as well because the electrons in the jets move at close to the speed …

Is Death an Illusion? Quantum Physics Perspective

Most scientists would probably say that the concept of an afterlife is either nonsense, or at the very least unprovable.<p>Yet one expert claims he has …

Yeast-Engineered Silk Could Result in “Stronger Than Steel” Clothes #WearableWednesday

article<p>https://blog.adafruit.com/2015/06/10/yeast-engineered-silk-could-result-in-stronger-than-steel-clothes-wearablewednesday/<p>Via ecouterre. A Bay …

When will we have better batteries than lithium-ion for gadgets and electric vehicles?

Many of us would be hard-pressed to spend a day without using a lithium-ion battery, the technology that powers our portable electronics. And with …

75-million-year-old dinosaur fossil found to still have BLOOD inside

The fossil of a dinosaur that lived 75 million years ago has been found to have blood STILL INSIDE.<p>The discovery has led researchers to wonder …

Scientists Weigh the Milky Way

As kids, we're taught that to determine the volume of an unusual object, we can measure the amount of water it displaces. Now, scientists are using …

Want to know what viruses you have ever been exposed to? All it takes is a single drop of blood and about $30.

Using a single drop of your blood, researchers can now run a single test that identifies every virus that you have ever encountered. At an estimated …

New Photoshop Tutorials That will Boost Your Workflow

New <b>Adobe Photoshop tutorials</b> that will definitely improve your workflow and make a things to design easier and better. Learn new Photoshop CC …

Tutorials

LHC Turned Back On To Full Max - Threatening The Entire Universe?

The sheer size of the project is AWESOME!<p><b>LHC Turned Back On To Full Max – Threatening The Entire Universe?</b><p><b>The Scientist at CERN know the risks but</b> …

BREAKING 'Lying Object Inside LHC' - Scientists Opening Doors To The Unknown?

<b>BREAKING ‘Lying Object Inside LHC’ – Scientists Opening Doors To The Unknown?</b><p><b>The Large Hydron Collider (LHC) at CERN is most definitely one of the</b> …

Free Tools To Secure Windows Against Malware

Today we're showcasing a selection of free security and anti-malware apps, tools and utilities to keep your Windows PC running safe and …

Malware

Everything You Know About Dinosaur Deaths Is Wrong

But Keller and the other supporters of the volcanism theory continued to make the case that while the asteroid may well have made a smash landing, it was the fumes from volcanoes that warmed the climate by 7 degrees and ocean temperatures by 4 degrees Celsius and killed the dinosaurs. The volcanoes …

Earth Science

Quanta Compute Plug—a computer the size and shape of an AC adapter

One of the biggest IT trade shows in Asia is going on right now in Taipei in Taiwan and one of the products being shown is grabbing a lot of …

Microsoft: 'Halo' Could Come Back To PC

Halo 5 is on its way this fall, and like the majority of other Halo games, it is an Xbox experience only. The series may have debuted as a release on both PC and Xbox (after Microsoft picked it up from apple: fun fact), but it quickly became a console property — that, however, could be changing. …

Halo

Black Holes: Facts, Theory & Definition

Black holes are some of the strangest and most fascinating objects found in outer space. They are objects of extreme density, with such strong …

Black Holes

Make a Custom NFC Unlocker for Your Computer

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OMCHgVBabRE]<p>Are incorrect passwords driving you insane? Do you tire of constantly having to type in your 20 character password? In this project we use an Adafruit NFC shield to detect an NFC tag and an Arduino Leonardo to unencrypt the NFC tag and type in …

Obese children do worse at school—but it may not be their fault

Negative stereotypes towards heavier individuals starts to affect long-term life opportunities from a young age. A number of studies in recent years have suggested that bigger children fare less well in school than their slimmer peers.<p>The Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children followed …

Education

Harnessing the sun with the blackest paint in the world

<b>In a cramped laboratory on the campus of the University of California San Diego (UCSD), graduate student Lizzie Caldwell is hard at work, painting tiny squares of metal with a fine mist of black paint.</b><p>As experiments go, it doesn't look terribly impressive.<p>Yet the paint she is using is highly …

Clean Energy

If the universe is 13.8 billion years old, how can it be larger than 13.8 billion light years across? (Advanced)

Well, the answer is general relativity. I take it that you're starting out in SR. Special relativity is "special," because it is a special case of …

Universe

Which portable hard drives are worth buying?

With all our computers, phones and cameras, we create a lot of data. And while there are plenty of cloud-based options for storing all the information you generate, many people prefer something they can physically touch. A portable hard drive can give you plenty of control, while still making it …

Portable

A small 3D printed robot cracks lock combinations in less than a minute

You probably may have noticed that one of the most annoying things is an attempt to unlock some combination lock or suitcase when you realize that …

Make USB Drive or External Media perform faster in Windows

In this post we will show you how you can make your USB or External Hard Drive perform faster in Windows 10/8/7, by tweaking a setting in Device …

Writing

Intel launches Broadwell chips with Iris Pro graphics

Corsair’s Lapdog keyboard and mouse aims to do what Steam Machines have not

Steam’s big picture mode makes it easy to navigate your game library from the comfort of your couch, but actually playing PC games isn’t always as …