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Comment of the Day: Rules of Time Travel Edition

In today's comments, we watched a coin fly over a cup, debated the merits and drawbacks of 3-D screenings... and came up with some invaluable …

Science Weekly: Invisibility cloaks - the real story

Not many scientists invoke Harry Potter to explain their work, but <b>Sir John Pendry</b> of Imperial College is one of them. He joins the <b>Science Weekly</b> team to discuss invisibility, metamaterials and (sort of) time travel.<p>The Ig Nobel prizes were awarded last week and <b>Alok Jha</b> talks to one of the proud …

Is Time Travel Real? Physicists Say It Happens All The Time

By: Adam Hadhazy, Life's Little Mysteries Contributor<p>Published: 04/16/2012 12:32 PM EDT on Lifes Little Mysteries<p><i>In this weekly series, Life's Little Mysteries rates the plausibility of popular science fiction concepts.</i><p>In the first "Back to the Future" movie, all it took to travel through time was …

Time Travel in Movies - Flow Chart

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Wormhole Is Best Bet for Time Machine, Astrophysicist Says

The concept of a time machine typically conjures up images of an implausible plot device used in a few too many science-fiction storylines. But …

Time Travel Is Possible But Only To The Future, English Physicist Says

We may be able to book our ticket to the future someday -- it'll just be a one-way trip.<p>In a presentation at the British Science Festival, particle physicist Brian Cox said that time travel is possible but only in one direction.<p>"The central question is, can you build a time machine? The answer is …

18 Perplexing Reverse GIFs That Could Turn Back Time

Though time travel would be an utterly fantastic way to experience real life in reverse, the likelihood torward its reality is still slim.<p>For now, …

The True Science of Parallel Universes, Animated

Some of the greatest minds in science and the humanities have wondered — and attempted to answer — why the universe exists. That is, our universe, <i>the</i> universe, in the singular. But while it might be alluring to imagine what it would be like to live in a universe of ten dimensions, reality is at …

What Are the Types of Parallel Universes?

Physicists talk about parallel universes, but it's not always clear what they mean. Do they mean alternate histories of our own universe, like those …

Google unveils major overhaul of its search engine

Google's changes are a big deal because so many other companies rely on Google search results to get visitors to their own websites.<p>Google's 'Hummingbird.'<p>(Photo: Alistair Barr, USA TODAY)<p>Story Highlights<p>Dubbed Hummingbird, it keys in on voice-based queries<br>• Revamp affects 90% of Internet giant's …

This Magic Projection Box Will Melt Your Brain

It can float, combine with other boxes, and make you lose all faith in the rules of physics.<p>San Francisco design studio Bot & Dolly created this demonstration of<p>what is almost certainly sorcerya projection mapping system. The project's simply called "Box," and without ruining too much, the studio …

Why we live in 3D

Today in science: E=mc2

Mass and energy are interchangeable.<p><b>September 27, 1905</b>. On this date, while he was employed at a patent office, Albert Einstein published a paper …

Singing mice protect their turf with high-pitched tunes

“Most people are puzzled by the existence of singing mice, but in reality many rodents produce complex vocalizations, including mice, rats and even …

21 Cute Facts You Really Ought To Know About Ed Sheeran

Everything you need to know about your favourite redhead.