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Selfie Quadcopter Conquers The World. The Idea Is Genius

It’s the new Drone 720X, a brand new type of drone made so that anyone can fly it. It's <b>perfect for making the ultimate selfies!</b><p>The Drone 720X was …

The Human Brain Can Create Structures in Up to 11 Dimensions

"We found a world that we had never imagined."<p>Last year, neuroscientists used a classic branch of maths in a totally new way to peer into the …

TED has launched a $250 million project to model 'what an IPO for the nonprofit world might look like'

Dr. Raj Panjabi is probably the last person to ever get the $1 million TED Prize — a sum of money given at the annual ideas conference to make someone's big, world-changing wish a reality. It's not that the prize given to Panjabi, a physician at Harvard Medical School and co-founder and CEO of Last …

TED Talks

Earth’s magnetosphere envelops and protects us

A giant bubble of magnetism protects us from the sun’s fury. Take 3 minutes to learn about it, in this new NASA ScienceCast video.<p>Scientists say our …

A Strange 'Cold Front' Is Creeping Across One of The Largest Objects in The Universe

It's older than our entire Solar System.<p>A new examination of a vast wave of cool gas rippling through a distant galaxy cluster has revealed a …

Birds Can See Earth's Magnetic Fields, And We Finally Know How That's Possible

Whoa, evolution. Just... whoa.<p>The mystery behind how birds navigate might finally be solved: it's not the iron in their beaks providing a magnetic …

Biology

It’s Simple, Really: How a Differential Works, Explained in a Vintage Video

The standard open differential in most cars is a brilliant piece of engineering, allowing you to take the tightest turns without fighting your tires or tearing apart your drivetrain. But even if you understand implicitly how a car’s differential works, it’s kind of difficult to explain.<p>That’s why …

Ann Arbor

Once Again, a Massive Group of Whales Strands Itself

The deaths of around 150 pilot whales on an Australian beach is just the latest in a long line of mass casualties.<p>The short-finned pilot whale is a large species of dolphin with a dark-grey body and a bulbous head. It’s an intensely social animal that spends its life in the company of others. And …

Something amazing will happen with the moon on Jan. 31

During the early hours of Jan. 31, there will be a full moon, a total lunar eclipse, a blue moon and a supermoon. None of these things is all that unusual. What is rare is that they're happening all together on one day.<p>What makes the moon look full?<p>Like Earth, half the moon is illuminated by the …

Astronomy

Huge reserves of water ice discovered on Mars could speed manned missions

Mars Rover

Strong gravitational lensing

<b>Strong gravitational lensing</b> is a gravitational lensing effect that is strong enough to produce multiple images, arcs, or even Einstein rings. …

Comparison image: HAWK-I and Hubble Explore a Cluster with the Mass of two Quadrillion Suns

This image shows something spectacular: a galaxy cluster so massive that it is warping the space around it! The cluster, whose heart is at the centre …

Cosmology

NASA’s Juno snaps gorgeous photo of Jupiter that you won’t believe is real

We’ve had quite a few huge storms here on Earth in recent months, and they’ve done some serious damage, but they’re nothing compared to what’s …

Astronomy

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Neutron Star Merger Gravitational Waves and Gamma Rays

Here are some of the first steps we would have to take to make Mars habitable

Before we can journey to the stars, we must first go to Mars.<p>That's Elon Musk's philosophy, anyways - and just days ago he revealed new details on his ambitions to colonize the Red Planet, including sending two cargo rockets by 2022 and four rockets (two manned, two cargo) by 2024.<p>In 40 to 100 …

Universe

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Hubble spots a strange new type of celestial object

Astronomers have discovered a brand new type of object in our solar system: an active binary asteroid. That means the object, named Body 288P, is the …

The Big Bang Wasn't The Beginning, After All

The Universe began not with a whimper, but with a bang! At least, that’s what you’re commonly told: the Universe and everything in it came into existence at the moment of the Big Bang. Space, time, and all the matter and energy within began from a singular point, and then expanded and cooled, …

Universe

Why augmented reality on the iPhone will leave Android in the dust

Apple has never cared much about being the first to market a new product or technology. From the iPod all the way to the Apple Watch, it’s …

Planet Nine: Astronomers Say They’ve Found ‘Signs Of The Presence Of A Planet’

Two astronomers from Spain have announced that their research has uncovered evidence that corroborates the hypothesis of a potential massive Planet …

Tardigrades will be the last surviving creatures on earth after the sun dies

In the event that Earth is struck by an asteroid, the sun goes supernova or the planet is soaked in gamma ray bursts in an extreme energetic …

A New Drug Can Fix Abnormal Brain Activity in Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer’s Breakthrough<p>For the first time, researchers have shown that a common epilepsy drug can normalise disrupted brain activity in patients …

Surrealistic Fantasy

An Exciting New Cancer Treatment Has Just Been Endorsed by FDA

We can reprogram immune cells!<p>Food and Drug Administration advisers on Wednesday enthusiastically endorsed a first-of-its-kind cancer treatment that …

Astronauts in space have recorded a breathtaking new video of Earth's aurora

Auroras are one of the most beautiful and bewildering natural spectacles on Earth. But the view is even better from above.<p>The faint green glow of auroras is caused by high-energy particles from the sun plowing through Earth's atmosphere. Bands of the aurora dance, bob, and weave as the flow of …

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Strange Noise in Gravitational-Wave Data Sparks Debate

In February 2016, the leaders of the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) announced that they had successfully detected …

Sorry, Donald Trump, It Can't Be Infinity

Last week, the President of the United States issued an executive order reviving the National Space Council. But at the end of the President’s remarks, immediately following the signing of the order, he made the following statement:<p>This is infinity here. It could be infinity. We don’t really don’t …

Universe

Scientists Have Uncovered The Atomic Structure of a Key Alzheimer's Protein For The First Time

This is huge.<p>For the first time, scientists have revealed the chemical structure of one of the key markers of Alzheimer's disease, capturing …