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The new Star Wars canon: What's official in the current universe

Before you see <i>The Force Awakens</i>, here’s a quick guide to the main movies, TV series, novels, and comic books that make up the official <i>Star Wars</i> …

Stingray 3D Printer And Laser Cutter Offers 400mm Cubic Build Area (video)

The new Stingray 3D Printer might be worth more investigation for those looking for a larger print area than most 3D printers offers as well as …

NASA Telescope Observes Signal That Can’t Be Explained By Known Physics

NASA researchers have stumbled upon a signal in the Perseus Cluster—one of the most massive known objects in the universe—that they say can’t be …

Satellite Data Maps Sea Floor's Hidden Depths

A vibrant map of never-before-seen terrain<p>While many detailed maps exist of Earth’s continents, what lies beneath our planet’s waters has remained somewhat of a mystery. So far, only 10 percent of the seafloor has been mapped at high resolution, leaving researchers pretty eager to know what’s going …

Seafloor

Evidence Found Of A Particle That Is Its Own Antiparticle

In the future, the exotic particle could go into quantum computers.<p>There's a particle that physicists theorize exists that acts simultaneously as both matter and antimatter. Whoa! The particle is called the Majorana fermion, and a team of physicists is announcing today that it's seen some evidence …

Physics

The Strangest Alien Planets (Gallery)

Mega-Earth Kepler-10c Planet<p>Credit: David A. Aguilar (CfA)<p>An artist's illustration of the mega-Earth planet Kepler-10c, the"Godzilla of Earths" …

The World’s First Genetically Modified Babies Will Graduate High School This Year

Remember the sci-fi thriller GATTACA? For those who never saw the film and/or eschewed all pop culture in the late 90’s for some reason, it was a popular movie that came out in 1997 about genetically modified human beings. Now some literally genetically modified human babies born that same year are …

Wormhole Time Travel: Cambridge Physicist Proposes Possibility Of Sending Messages Through Time

A Cambridge scientist has published a paper which might contain a theoretical method to send messages backwards in time.<p>But, look - before anyone …

Here's How to Quit the iPhone and Switch to an Android

This story originally appeared on Business Insider <br>Last week, news broke that a former iPhone owner is suing Apple. She alleges that when she changed to a non-Apple device, she stopped getting text messages.<p>In fact, an Apple employee admitted that if you switch from iPhone to Android, iMessages …

Star

Breaking News<p>'Avengers: Infinity War' Moves Release Date Up to April<p>Latest<p>New Kickstarter Brings Granddaddy of all Megadungeons Back to 'Dungeons & …

4 Speed-Reading Apps To Give You Lightning Fast Eyes

<i>Editor’s note: This post was originally published by our partners at PopSugar Tech.</i><p>Reading the entire Harry Potter series in a week—could it be possible?! Spritz, a new app that debuted at last month’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, wants to reinvent how you read and get you bolting through …

Across the Universe: Hubble Ultra Deep Field

The Lego Movie Has A Hilarious Blooper Reel (video)

If you haven’t seen <i>The Lego Movie</i>, well, we just don’t know what to say to you. Go forth and see it. But you don’t need to be familiar with the plot …

Here's What Happens When You Put Flaming-Hot Nickel On Gummy Bears

Your burning question, answered<p>Might want to set aside an hour or so to watch this video several times. The mad geniuses at YouTube channel carsandwater, who've captured some pretty amazing footage of stuff being burned by a Red Hot Nickel Ball, have taken the RHNB mechanism to the heads of …

NASA Resurrects a Dead Satellite to Hunt Asteroids

For nearly three years, the Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) satellite was one of our most potent tools in the search for asteroids, …

The Key Innovation That Makes The Hyperloop Work

We just got Elon Musk's PDF describing the Hyperloop, and a quick initial read shows the key factor that makes the system more likely to work: …

Hyperloop goes from billionaire's idea to billionaire's idea on paper

One day years from now you may find yourself sitting snugly in a tube, hurtling from San Francisco to Los Angeles at 800 miles an hour.<p>Elon Musk, …

Hyperloop

A Closer Look At Elon Musk's Much-Hyped Hyperloop

You can thank brainy billionaire Elon Musk's Hyperloop proposal for bringing electro-magnetic-powered transportation and the linear induction motor back into the public consciousness.<p>The Hyperloop is a system for really-really rapid transit. If built, Musk claims it can carry people about 800 miles …

Sweet Little Girl Sings Along With Elvis

20-month-old toddler Ella Mae sings along to Elvis Presley’s “An American Trilogy” in her car seat while her dad (“Daddy!”) drives and it’s just …

HOWTO over-under cable-coiling for less tangles and longer-lived wires

Over-under cable coiling is a technique for winding up your cables and wires in a way that extends their longevity and reduces tangling, by working …

72 million-year-old dinosaur tail unearthed in nearly perfect condition

The fossilized remains of a truly ancient dinosaur have been discovered in the north-Mexican state of Coahuila. Remarkably preserved for their estimated age of 72 million years, the 50 vertebrae that were dug up once formed the basis for a 15-foot tail that was attached to a 40-foot dinosaur. …

2013 July 23 - Two Views of Earth

<b>Two Views of Earth</b> <b><br>Image Credit:</b> Cassini Imaging Team, SSI, JPL, ESA, NASA & NASA/JHU Applied Physics Lab/Carnegie Inst. Washington<p><b>Explanation:</b> In a …

Astronomy

NASA Radar Reveals Asteroid Has Its Own Moon

PASADENA, Calif. -- A sequence of radar images of asteroid 1998 QE2 was obtained on the evening of May 29, 2013, by NASA scientists using the …

New Images of Comet ISON Hurtling Towards the Sun

As Comet C/2012 S1 (ISON) heads closer to Earth, we’re getting a better view of what has been billed by some as the “Comet of the Century.” …

On Guardian Science: Roll over Einstein: meet Weinstein http://bit.ly/1ac8WVi What are we to make of a man who left academia more than two decades ago but claims to have solved some of the most intractable problems in physics? Photograph: AP

This 3-D Printed Bioplastic Windpipe Saved A Baby's Life

The infant's 3-D printed trachea will fully absorb into his body in two to three years.<p>We've seen plenty of 3-D printed medical implants for patients that require replacement tissues, but this use of 3-D printed biopolymer to augment and correct an existing tissue highlights just how amazing the …

2013 May 19 - Earths Richat Structure

<b>Earth's Richat Structure</b> <b><br>Image Credit:</b> NASA/GSFC/METI/Japan Space Systems, and U.S./Japan ASTER Science Team<p><b>Explanation:</b> What on Earth is that? The …

Space