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Is Death an Illusion? Quantum Physics Perspective

Most scientists would probably say that the concept of an afterlife is either nonsense, or at the very least unprovable.<p>Yet one expert claims he has …

8 Baffling Astronomy Mysteries

Photo Credit: Courtesy of KIPAC<p>Slide 1 of 17<p>The Wonder of It All<p>The universe has been around for roughly 13.7 billion years, but it still holds many …

Scientists Have Figured Out a Way to Convert Solar Energy Into Liquid Fuel

Researchers at Harvard have discovered how to convert solar energy into liquid fuel, potentially accelerating our switch to the alternative-energy …

National Academy of Sciences

"Was Time Faster in the Past?" --A Provocative New Theory of Dark Energy

As the universe gets larger, cosmological objects, such as galaxies, move more rapidly away from each other in a process known as Hubble expansion. …

NASA's Kepler Space Telescope Discovers Alien 'Super Earth' 180 Light-Years Away

Call it the comeback of the year.<p>Last year, equipment failure caused NASA to deem its $600-million Kepler space telescope irreparable. But since then, astronomers and engineers devised an ingenious way to repurpose Kepler, whose mission has been to scour the cosmos in search of Earthlike …

'Super Earth' Orbiting Sun-Like Star Detected By Ground-Based Telescope For The First Time

Astronomers have found a 'Super Earth' planet orbiting a star just like our sun using a ground based telescope for the first time.<p>The Nordic Optical …

'Mirror universe' suggests Big Bang created place where time goes backwards

Why does time only go in one direction? And why is the future so different from the past? They seem obvious questions, but they have troubled …

Physics

The NASA UFO Question: Space Station Astronaut Refuses To Talk About UFOs In Space — Or Does He?

A NASA astronaut appears to nervously avoid a question about UFO sightings in space in a recently uncovered video clip that UFO researchers believe …

Space Exploration

Have scientists found first sign of Dark Matter?

A signal picked up by Dutch and Swiss scientists is thought to be the first phsical evidence of Dark Matter<p>It was first theorised more than 70 years ago, but after decades of searching, scientists believe they have seen the first sign of elusive Dark Matter.<p>Researchers have picked up unexpected …

Dark Matter

The Fastest Stars in the Universe May Approach Light Speed

Our sun orbits the Milky Way's center at an impressive 450,000 mph. Recently, scientists have discovered stars hurtling out of our galaxy at a couple …

The Hot and Energetic Universe

X-ray astronomy is crucial for seeing the Universe as it really is, not as we think it to be.<p>Traditionally, space has been thought of as a place of …

Universe

This GIF Of Magnetic Putty 'Eating' A Piece Of Metal Is Mesmerizing

File this one under "Coolest thing we've seen all day": a cube of magnetic putty swallowing a smaller cube of metal whole.<p>We first saw this on r/woahdude, a section of Reddit dedicated to "Trippy & mesmerizing games, video, audio & images that make you go 'woah dude!'" Yes, we know they misspelled …

Time-lapse Photography

​Without Dark Matter, There Would Be No Life

The evolution of life is a 13.8 billion-year-long chain of events, from the Big Bang through the creation of chemical elements, galaxies, planets and …

Dark Matter