Mikko Tuominen

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It's Official: NASA's Peer-Reviewed EM Drive Paper Has Finally Been Published

It works.<p>After months of speculation and leaked documents, NASA's long-awaited EM Drive paper has <i>finally</i> been peer-reviewed and published. And it …

Russia just announced that it's sending humans to the moon

They're a little late for the great space race of the 1960s, but the mission is an admirable push for the reignited interest in manned deep-space travel.<p>On Tuesday, at a space and technology conference in Moscow, the head of Roscosmos Energia — Russia's version of NASA — announced: "A manned flight …

Incredible NASA Animation Shows A Black Hole Destroying A Star

The vast cosmic events that go on in space can sometimes be hard to picture in your mind, even with the most vivid imagination and understanding. …

Black Holes

View the Known Universe

Jaw dropping, heart stopping, mind blowing. Just a few phrases that popped into my head when I first saw this incredible digitally created journey …

Universe

The theory of parallel universes is not just maths – it is science that can be tested

The existence of parallel universes may seem like something cooked up by science fiction writers, with little relevance to modern theoretical …

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 …

If we live in one of multiple universes, here's how we could find out

The existence of parallel universes may seem like something cooked up by science fiction writers, with little relevance to modern theoretical physics.<p>But the idea that we live in a "multiverse" made up of an infinite number of parallel universes has long been considered a scientific possibility — …

Black Holes Aren't As Black As Thought, Says Stephen Hawking In New Theory

Stephen Hawking says he may have solved a problem that has plagued astrophysics for 40 years: the information loss paradox.<p>For decades, scientists …

Black Holes

Wormhole Illusion Causes Magnetic Field To Move Through Space Undetected

Scientists have developed a magnetic system that mimics the behavior of a wormhole – theorized to allow space-time to be bent, and vast distances to …

Microsoft's HoloLens demoed with Minecraft, Skype, NASA

Microsoft's new HoloLens – an augmented reality visor that projects computer-generated 3D objects in your field of view – has impressed many …

Augmented Reality

A Star Just Got Swallowed By A Warp In Space-Time

Om nom nom<p>A star has slipped out of view thanks to the space-time warp it creates as it orbits.<p>The disappearing star is part of a binary star system called J1906. It's a pulsar, which means it's a rotating neutron star, the result of a massive star collapsing in on itself. Researchers have been …

Goldilocks planet: Deep in space, we may have found our 'twin’

The discovery of an Earth-like planet raises the question: are aliens also looking at us?<p>The starry sky is now far more fascinating to us than it ever was to our forebears. Stars may seem just points of light, but we’ve learnt recently that most are orbited by retinues of planets, just as our Sun …