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Self-taught rocket scientist blasts off into California sky

LOS ANGELES (AP) — He finally went up — just like the self-taught rocket scientist always pledged he would.He came back down in one piece, too — a …

Experiments underway to turn light into matter

In laser facilities in the UK, Imperial physicists are testing an 84-year-old theory which was once thought impossible to prove.

These 4 Cosmic Phenomena Travel Faster Than The Speed of Light

Breaking the light barrier.<p>When Albert Einstein first predicted that light travels the same speed everywhere in our Universe, he essentially stamped …

Physics

Elusive Higgs-Like State Created in Exotic Materials

If you want to understand the personality of a material, study its electrons. Table salt forms cubic crystals because its atoms share electrons in …

Physics

Mindfulness Is Going Mainstream Because of Science

Mindfulness has gone from hippie-dippie magical thinking to science-based health hack. What gives?<p>In a pristine office with huge windows overlooking …

Mindfulness

Quantum Theory Bends The Limits of Physics, Showing Two-Way Signaling May Be Possible

The limit does not exist.<p>Quantum physics just beat classical physics again.<p>A single quantum particle can send a two-way signal, scientists have …

Quantum Physics

How To Use Meditation To Stop Your Negative Thoughts In Their Tracks

As a student of meditation and innovative psychology, I've found that when you're working to change inner energy, there is a profound marriage …

Meditation

7 Zen Habits That Will Transform Your Life (Literally)

Do you ever marvel at those people who can be in complete tranquility, yet in the midst of total chaos? Those people who are just… <i>irrevocably at</i> …

Flat Earther's Rocket Launch Fails Spectacularly, Disappointing Tens

In a crushing blow to his ego, Michael “Mad Mike” Hughes has once again failed to launch his rocket for flat Earth “research.”<p>The 61-year-old limo …

Flat Earth Society

Donald Trump thinks not clapping for him is 'treasonous'

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump wasn't -- and, apparently, still isn't -- happy that Democrats in Congress didn't stand to applaud him in his State of the Union address last week.<p>Here's what Trump told a crowd in Cincinnati in a speech on Monday afternoon:<p><i>"They were like death and un-American.</i> …

Donald Trump

Beauty contest crisis as finalist confesses that he’s actually a man

A beauty contest in Kazakhstan was thrown into chaos after one of the finalists revealed he’s actually a man.<p>Ilay Dyagilev, 22, fooled organisers by …

You thought quantum mechanics was weird: check out entangled time

In the summer of 1935, the physicists Albert Einstein and Erwin Schrödinger engaged in a rich, multifaceted and sometimes fretful correspondence …

Quantum Physics

Why we should be afraid of quantum computing

Elon Musk, Stephen Hawking, and others have been warning about the harm runaway artificial intelligence could do to humanity in the future. But another technology may pose a more imminent threat: quantum computing.<p>Quantum computers are straight out of science fiction. Take the “traveling salesman …

Particle Physics: New Laser Could Rip Apart Space Vacuum and Convert Light Into Matter

Physicists in China are on the cusp of "breaking the vacuum"—a phenomenon created by lasers of unprecedented power that physically rip particles out …

Could an updated Feynman experiment finally lead to a Theory of Everything?

Measuring quantum gravity has proven extremely challenging, stymying some of the greatest minds in physics for generations.<br>Read More

We Could Soon Get Lasers Powerful Enough to Literally Rip Emptiness Apart

This is intense.<p>Lasers powerful enough to tear the fabric of matter itself are being developed in a special laboratory in China, potentially giving …

Physics

3.5 Billion-Year-Old Fossils Challenge Ideas About Earth’s Start

In the arid, sun-soaked northwest corner of Australia, along the Tropic of Capricorn, the oldest face of Earth is exposed to the sky. Drive through …

Earth Science

The idea that everything from spoons to stones is conscious is gaining academic credibility

Consciousness permeates reality. Rather than being just a unique feature of human subjective experience, it’s the foundation of the universe, present in every particle and all physical matter.<p>This sounds like easily-dismissible bunkum, but as traditional attempts to explain consciousness continue …

Engineers design artificial synapse for 'brain-on-a-chip' hardware

When it comes to processing power, the human brain just can't be beat.

Global quantum internet dawns, thanks to China's Micius satellite

Thanks to the internet, a wealth of information is at our fingertips – although the flipside is that sensitive data is often vulnerable to …

China wants to make the chips that will add AI to any gadget - MIT Technology Review

In an office at Tsinghua University in Beijing, a computer chip is crunching data from a nearby camera, looking for faces stored in a database. …

Artificial Intelligence

This Breakthrough in Tractor Beam Tech Could Pave The Way to Levitating Humans

We're excited.<p>In a sci-fi feeling first, engineers at the University of Bristol used the world's most powerful acoustic tractor beam to demonstrate …

Babies are born 'in the 9th month. It is wrong. It has to change,' says Donald Trump

Donald Trump, President of the United States, is apparently rewriting the laws of human biology and procreation now. Yep, he really said this.<p>“Right …

Welp, someone vaped a Tide Pod

Someone just took the Tide Pod phenomenon to a new level of stupid. Hint: It involves a vape.<p>Smoking, as you might have heard, is not good for you. …

What’s up with the Tide Pod Challenge?

“Eating Tide Pods” is, without a doubt, the breakout internet trend of January 2018. The colorful little balls of laundry detergent look so much like …

10 easy music theory tricks that every producer should know

Theory queries<p>This bad rep is entirely unjustified, however, since regardless of whether you're a composer, songwriter, producer or DJ, shoring up …

Music Theory: Using Drones and Common Tones

Here's how using different kinds of common tones - additional notes held as part of a chord - can add an extra quality to your playing and go beyond …

Music Theory: Using Parallel Harmony

Parallel harmony can be a real shock to the ear of the listener - and hopefully that’s the effect you’re going for when you utilize it! While we can …

Music theory for musicians (and normal people), in 50 genius graphics

16 September 2016, 20:45<p>Get to know the rudiments of music in infographic form, thanks to these beauties...<p>Put down those dusty music theory books! …

9 ways to keep the inspiration flowing when you're making music

<b>With the modern DAW presenting so many creative and corrective possibilities at every stage of the production process, it can be all too easy to lose</b> …