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How to back up your iPhone or Android phone

When my phone acts buggy, I spend a few horrifying moments trying to remember the last time I backed it up. These things always seem to happen at the worst time (like after a vacation), and the only way to avoid losing precious data is with preventative measures.<p>Backing up my phone has saved me a …

Android Phones

How many neutrons can you cram into an atom? More than physicists thought

Physicists in Japan have blasted out the heaviest calcium nuclei ever seen—each containing the 20 protons needed to make the element, but with a huge …

Physics

Half Mammal, Half Reptile Discovered In Utah May Change History

<b>Follow CBSMIAMI.COM:</b> <b>Facebook | Twitter</b><b>SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (KSL/CNN)</b> — It may have weighed only 2 1/2 pounds and stood about 6 inches tall, but the …

Scientists Are Hinting at The Existence of a Strange New Type of Particle

Say hello to di-Omega.<p>Using one of the most powerful computers in the world to perform complex simulations, scientists have predicted a new type of …

Google Just Launched a Smartphone Game to Teach Adults How to Code

From programmable LEGO robots to mobile apps like Hopscotch, there’s no shortage of games and toys designed to get children interested in computer …

A City-Size 'Telescope' Could Watch Space-Time Ripple 1 Million Times a Year

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A gravitational wave detector that's 2.5 miles long isn't cool. You know what's cool? A 25-mile-long gravitational wave …

Black Holes

The dark web and how to access it

In 2015, the founder of a website called the Silk Road was sentenced to life in prison. The billion-dollar black market site was once the premiere …

How gravitational waves could solve some of the Universe’s deepest mysteries

With the first detections behind them, researchers have set their sights on ambitious scientific quarry.<p>In the mid-1980s, Bernard Schutz came up with …

Physics

How to delete yourself from the Internet

Data breaches. Identity theft. Bank fraud. Every week, we read a fearsome new headline about cybercrime. Reputable services fall victim to anonymous hackers. Ransomware holds random computer user’s files hostage. And what about those websites that track your every move, targeting you with …

Information Systems

Adjust these Facebook privacy settings to protect your personal data | ZDNet

​Facebook knows a lot about you<p>Facebook knows a lot about you. And so do the third-party app makers and partners in the social network's …

Nuclear scientists at CERN discover color of antimatter, hope to learn much more

For the first time in history, researchers at CERN have been able to examine the spectral structure of an antimatter antihydrogen atom in full …

Is Dark Matter Made Up of Mini Black Holes from the Big Bang?

Dark matter, the mysterious extra mass in the universe that emits no light yet exerts a gravitational pull, may actually be made up of primordial …

New Study Could Provide The Best Explanation For Dark Matter to Date

What if we already know one of the dark matter particles?<p>Physicists trying to understand the fundamental structure of nature rely on consistent …

SCIENTISTS CONFIRM THAT TIME TRAVEL IS POSSIBLE

Brian Greene, professor of physics and mathematics at Columbia University and co-founder of the World Science Festival, presents what is known about …

Are there extra dimensions lurking at the quantum scale?

Our universe has three spatial dimensions – or rather, three that our human senses can actively perceive. Some theories suggest there could be many …

What are the heaviest objects in the universe?

These interstellar monsters weigh almost too much to comprehend.<p>The universe is a big place — really big — and it’s filled with some wondrously …

Black Holes

Nathan Rosen - Wormholes and Time Travel

Artist impression of a Schwarzschild wormhole<p>On March 22, 1909, US-American physicist <b>Nathan Rosen</b> was born. He is best known for his cooperation …

Stephen Hawking, The Big Bang And The Birth Of Time

DESIREE MARTIN via Getty Images<p>Hawking’s fascination was with cosmology, the science which deals with the origin, evolution and ultimate fate of the …

This Is Why Our Universe Didn't Collapse Into A Black Hole

The Big Bang is one of the most counterintuitive ideas out there. If you think about taking all the matter and energy in the Universe, and starting it off in a tiny region of space, doesn’t it seem rather unlikely that it would expand at the exact rate needed to give us the Universe we see today? …

Physics

Revealed: All galaxies rotate once every billion years, discover astronomers

All galaxies, no matter how big they are, rotate once every billion years, astronomers have discovered. The Earth spinning around on its axis once …

Something unusual is happening with our planet's magnetic field

Something unusual is happening with our planet's magnetic field.<p>For the past 160 years, it's been weakening at an alarming rate. Scientists are …

This New Study Suggests Time Did Actually Exist Before The Big Bang

So... is physics broken or not?<p>According to a straightforward interpretation of general relativity, the Big Bang wasn't the start of …

Physics

New star described in a model combining relativity and quantum mechanics

A new kind of star is reported in a study by SISSA postdoctoral researcher Raúl Carballo-Rubio. In a paper recently published in <i>Physical Review</i> …

What scientists found trapped in a diamond: a type of ice not known on Earth

Trapped in the rigid structure of diamonds formed deep in the Earth's crust, scientists have discovered a form of water ice that was not previously known to occur naturally on our planet.<p>The finding, published Thursday in Science, represents the first detection of naturally occurring ice-VII ever …

Google Offers Free AI ‘Crash Course’ To School You Before Bots Take Over

Image via Google AI<p><b>AI will inevitably</b> be a part of the future, so it’s better to stay prepared and have at least a gist of what’s coming your way. …

Photo Basics: Understanding ISO and How to Use It for Shooting Better Photographs (VIDEO)

The camera primer below is the final episode in a series we’ve been featuring, designed to help photographers fully understand exposure settings and …

6 tips for cleaning your computer's hard drive

February 12 is National Clean Out Your Computer Day. Follow these tips to keep your system hard drive clutter-free and help maximize free …

Scientists have proven the existence of the strangest state of matter: superionic ice

In 1935, the <i>Harvard Crimson</i>, a student-run newspaper of Harvard University, carried the following clip:<p>Percy W. Bridgman ’04, professor of physics, can now make ice which will not melt until a temperature higher than the boiling point of water is attained.<p>This was newsworthy indeed. Bridgman went …

Chemistry

Experimenters Observe Strange Magnetic Phenomenon First Predicted in the 1930s

Scientists have experimentally observed a physical concept that was first theorized in 1931 for the first time—one that could result in important …