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Weird Sub-Neptunes and Super-Earths Pop Up in Kepler's Planet Search

SAN JOSE, Calif. — One of the most common kinds of planets detected by NASA's Kepler telescope appears to be a type that doesn't exist in our own solar system, a leading astronomer on the Kepler team said Friday.<p>This type of planet has a size in the range between two and four times Earth's …

Right Now, You're Breathing A Potentially Dangerous Substance

Air: It's one of the world’s most important, least understood, and possibly life-saving substances<p>The air man needs a fresh hit. It’s a beautiful summer morning. Dew shines on the grass. Birds chirp. What a glorious day to contemplate the air. I had con­tacted the air man—he has a name: Steven …

Heart of darkness: Scientists probe dark matter near Milky Way's core

Even though scientists have managed to quantify how much dark matter lurks in distant galaxies, astronomers have been hard-pressed to figure out how much of the mysterious stuff lies within our own.<p>But in a paper published in the journal Nature Physics, a team of researchers has managed to measure …

Watch: Stunning Nasa time-lapse captures Sun's activity over five years

A captivating video has been released by Nasa showing some of the most memorable moments of the Sun's activity in the last five years<p><b>The Sun</b>'s most impressive activity over the last five years has been released in a time-lapse <b>video</b> by Nasa.<p>The three minute video shows the changing surface of the …

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Soldiers could have their bones copied and 3D printed in case of injury

Experts say that soldiers could be scanned before deploying and a 'twin' kept online so that new bones could be 3D printed if they are injured<p>Soldiers could be scanned before they enter the battlefield and a virtual 'twin' kept online so that new bones could be 3D printed when they get injured, …

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Here's What 10 Artists Do with Flowers

Show your Valentine you care with these beautiful works of flower art.<p>Valentine's Day is upon us, which means that if you haven't booked dinner reservations or bought any chocolates yet, your backup plan is probably going to involve flowers. Since at least the time of Ovid, they've been a source of …

Don't Be Deceived, These Amazing Photos Are Actually Works Of Art

Despite what your eyes are telling you, these pictures are actually remarkable oil and acrylic paintings by Patrick Kramer.<p>Each scene can take the …

How Lewis Carroll Invented Surrealism

A new exhibition at the Harry Ransom Center in Austin explores the lasting power and the many permutations of Wonderland’s Alice, who just turned 150.<p>…

‘Ecco Homo’ – A Sterile, Haunting Twist On Fine Art Nudes {NSFW}

{<i>Warning</i>: <i>The following images depict nude bodies and may not be safe for work</i>}<p>The human form is an interesting array of curves and ridges, fluidity …

Photographer Creates Stunning Galaxies in the Darkroom

Painting and photography combine in Vanessa Marsh's invented galaxies.<p>The photographs we have of galaxies and nebulas aren't exactly as they appear. When we see invisible gas clouds in fantastic hues, they're actually the results of calculated data interpretations and heavy post-processing color …

11 Art Exhibitions To Look Forward To In 2015

2014 was yet another great year for London's art scene, but what does 2015 hold for art lovers in our city? We've sifted through the gallery and …

Where To Smoke In Denver – Puff, Pass, & Paint

Puff, Pass, & Paint Creator Heidi Keyes<p>Puff, Pass, & Paint is the one-of-a-kind painting class for the 21+ cannabis smoker.<p>The entire concept beckons …

The 'Indian Banksy' Asks Viewers to Reconsider the Democracy of Art

Anonymous street artist "Guesswho" questions the place of contemporary art in India.<p>Over the past two years, graffiti art in cities across India has gotten a lot of press. Walking through the alleyways of Delhi's trendy nooks, you'll notice a lot of new color on the walls. Local artists have been …

Is Soho in the ’70s Just a Two-Hour Flight Away? 9 Artists on Why They Live in Detroit

After 19 years in Brooklyn, Galapagos Art Space is moving to Detroit, where you can still buy a romantically cast-off industrial building for cheap, …

HYPEBEAST Top Ten: Most Viewed Arts Posts of 2014

As the year closes, we glance back at the posts from our front page, especially those that have<p>As the year closes, we glance back at the posts from our front page, especially those that have garnered your attentive clicks. Despite our beginnings as a sneaker-centric platform, the arts — and their …

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Artist Turns DNA From Chewed Gum Into Sculptures

Plus, a perfume that can cover your genetic tracks<p>Two years ago, artist Heather Dewey-Hagborg caused a stir in both the art and biosecurity worlds when she displayed busts of people she’d never met. She determined the facial features for her “Stranger Visions” show using DNA found in the streets …

Getting lost is wonderful

Project info<p>Obscurity as descent, inner journey in territories and mysterious dimensions, where darkness prevails, gloomy over wasteland almost unknown dense of glacial atmospheres.<br>The photographer Massimiliano Pugliese got lost deliberately in these enigmatic parallel landscapes, in these inner …

Pope Francis urges people to unite to fight modern slavery and seek peace in first mass of 2015

Pope Francis urged people of all religions and cultures to unite to fight modern slavery and human trafficking in his first mass of 2015, saying …

An Interview With a Guy That Has Broken Into Coachella, Bonnaroo, Glastonbury, and the Grammys

Marcus Haney has broken into almost every festival in the world, toured with bands, and now he's making a film about it.<p>*This is the real trailer for No Cameras Allowed<p>Marcus Haney has never paid to go to a festival. He makes replica wristbands, sneaks past security guards, and walks with …

The Theory of Everything, review: 'tasteful and affecting'

Eddie Redmayne, who won the Oscar for Best Actor for his performance, is completely convincing in this impressive Stephen Hawking biopic, says Tim Robey<p><b>Dir: James Marsh. Starring: Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones, Charlie Cox, Emily Watson, Simon McBurney, David Thewlis.</b><p><b>123 min, 12A cert</b><p>With the …

Photographer Michel Rajkovic Captures the Magic of Landscapes with Long Exposures

Michel Rajkovic is a fine art photographer based in Asnieres, France. He travels the world and captures photos of time passing through landscapes by …

The Stories Behind the Shots: An Interview with White House Photographer Pete Souza

Official White House photographer Pete Souza was recently interviewed by journalist Al Hunt for his “On the Story” program. In the 17-minute …

Bird Photography: 4 Basics that Will Get You Great Shots

Birds, birds, birds. For those of us who love our birds, it's not uncommon for us to hear, “I saw a bird yesterday and it looked like…, do you know …

22 Tips for Creating Better Photographs When You Don’t Have a Clue

We've all been through this situation. You are in a place with so much going on, with a lot of people and activity. Your camera is in your hand, and …

CT Scans of Cameras and Lenses Offer a Neat Look Into the Guts of Gear

Photography enthusiast Steffen Ross works as a radiologist in Switzerland who operates a CT and MRI scanner for autopsies. When he’s not using the …

Photographer Stumbles Upon an Australian Salt Mine and Captures Alien Landscapes

The images in photographer Emma Phillips‘ ‘Salt‘ series may look like they were captured in desolate polar regions of the world, but they actually …