Chris Hawks

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Top NASA Scientist: We’ll Find Signs of Alien Life ‘Within a Decade’

Humanity is on the verge of discovering alien life, high-ranking NASA scientists say.<p>"I think we're going to have strong indications of life beyond Earth within a decade, and I think we're going to have definitive evidence within 20 to 30 years," NASA chief scientist Ellen Stofan said Tuesday …

Astronomy

PSA: YouTube's tamer music awards show takes place March 23rd

The YouTube Music Awards is finally happening this Monday after taking a year off. There probably won't be spontaneous antics and cake-digging this time, though -- like the Google-owned video website announced in 2014, it's doing away with the traditional awards show format. Instead, it will upload …

Charli XCX

Hackers crack major data firms, sell info to ID thieves, says report

An illegal, hacker-helmed identity-theft service called SSNDOB -- as in Social Security Number and date of birth -- compromises servers at several major US data brokers, according to a report.<p>An illegal service that sells personal data "on any U.S. resident" -- which can then be used for identity …

Identity Theft

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Has the Most Ferocious Lawyer in America Defending Him

Judy Clarke, the publicity-shy anti-death-penalty attorney, has defended the Unabomber, Susan Smith, and Jared Loughner, and successfully spared them capital punishment. Mark Bowden provides an in-depth portrait of her startling career.<p>We do not often think of a defense lawyer as someone who wars …

Boston Marathon Bombing

Sun setting on daylight saving time? States consider alternative to clock-changing ‘hassle’

States across the country are taking a dim view toward daylight saving time. And some say it's time to turn back the clock -- so to speak.<p>Lawmakers in 10 states have proposed legislation challenging what, for many, is a twice-a-year headache, and one they just endured again earlier this month. The …

Time Management

'Hand of God' Spotted by NASA Space Telescope (Photo)

Religion and astronomy may not overlap often, but a new NASA X-ray image captures a celestial object that resembles the "Hand of God."<p>The cosmic …

'Sideways' Alien Earths May Still Be Able to Support Life

An Earth-size waterworld tilted on its side may still be able to support life, if the oceans aren't too shallow, a new study suggests.<p>As long as the …

The day America became strongest

Volumen

Volumen Replication and Entropy Mini-Tour<p>NW Tour first weekend in August! Spokane, Seattle and Portland. See shows section for details!<p>Check out our …