Krysti Love Atkinson

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The dark side of the moon is turquoise, say astronomers

In a demonstration of the power of science to ruin a perfectly respectable work of art, researchers have discovered the colour of the dark side of the moon.<p>Measurements from a telescope in Hawaii mean that pedants may now argue that, technically speaking, if one wanted to be entirely accurate, the …

Well-Preserved, 2,000-Year-Old Skeleton Found In South Florida

The skeleton represents "perhaps the best-preserved remains of an ancient human uncovered in the past 40 years."<p>In the process of installing a waterline in Davie, Fla., construction crews happened upon a 2,000-year-old, fully-intact skeleton. The bones are thought to be those of a Tequesta Indian …

Archaeology

Visitations From the Men in Black

The mysterious Men in Black tend to offer little explanation for their appearance, leaving a trail of doubt and confusion in their path, and people …

Hubble and Spitzer telescopes look deep into space to study early universe

Two venerable space telescopes, the Hubble and the Spitzer, have teamed up to study the very early universe, and here's what they see at the cosmic dawn: a wild and woolly party, with brilliant blue stars that aren't ready to settle down into anything so structured as a conventional spiral …

Snowy Owl Irruption: Owls Spotted Thousands of Miles From Home in U.S. East Coast Cities

Snowy owls from the Arctic Circle have been spotted thousands of miles from home in U.S. East Coast cities, including Boston and Baltimore. The large …

Northern Lights: Aurora Borealis Didn't Appear Over US After Solar Flare

Northern lights, also known as aurora borealis, didn’t end up appearing over the United States. Scientists had said they might make a rare appearance …

CES 2014: A Portable Battery That Can Charge A Phone...And Jump Start A Car

Your new roadtrip companion<p>Amidst the never-ending phone accessories at CES, this one stood out: A portable battery that can charge your phone AND jumpstart your car. The PowerAll is a rechargeable 12000-mAh battery with two USB ports (it holds roughly six charges for a smartphone) and a built-in …

Gear & Gadgets

WIRED Space Photo of the Day for January 2014

Author: Adam Mann<p>06:30 am<p>Follow Space Photo of the Day on TwitterThe 2013 WIRED Space Photo of the Day GalleryThe 2012 WIRED Space Photo of the Day …

A short history of Einstein's theory of relativity<p>Albert Einstein is famous for many things, not least his theories of relativity. The first, the special theory of relativity, was the one that began the physicist's reputation for tearing apart the classical worldview that had come before. Special …

CES 2014: A Smartphone-Controlled Telescope for Amateur Stargazers

Celestron's Cosmos-branded scope is the perfect way to spy billions and billions of stars<p>All this week, we're showing off the coolest, most futuristic, and strangest gadgets from the Consumer Electronics Show. Here we have Celestron's Cosmos 90GT WiFi Telescope. Check it out in this video to see …

Capella is 2 golden stars

We see Capella as the brightest star in the constellation Auriga the Charioteer. It’s actually 2 stars, each with a golden color similar to our …

Comet LINEAR 2014: New Meteor Shower Predicted on May 24

Comet LINEAR is going to bring a new meteor shower in May 2014, according to meteor experts.<p>The comet will bring the shower on May 24, according to …

Super-Earths: Planets Likely Have Stable Climate Similar to Earth's

Super-Earths, massive planets that have been discovered both in and outside the Milky Way, have been found to have a climate more like Earth’s than …

Starwatch: The night sky in 2014

Our Starwatch preview of the coming year begins with a chart of the looping motions of Mars and Saturn over the coming months. Both planets lie in our lower S sky before dawn at present, but rotate the chart slightly counter-clockwise (N pointing up) for a better orientation.<p>Mars's easterly motion …

How Big is the Universe? How Small Are We in It?

What our present science understands about the size of the universe already shows us a vast and immense realm—yet it may still only be a tiny drop in …

Senator Wyden: the US could become an irreversible surveillance state

Senator Ron Wyden (D, OR) offered a grim outlook on civil liberties today in a speech at the Center for American Progress, warning US citizens that they will "live to regret" inaction on surveillance reform. Wyden, one of the leading Congressional critics of domestic spying programs, railed against …