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Stephen Hawking explains what happened before Big Bang

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>So there was this chicken, OK? And then there was this egg.<p>No, wait. There was this egg, you see. And then there was this chicken.<p>It's easy to see quite a few scientific theories as relying on a decision as …

Physics

Most images of black holes are illustrations. Here’s what our telescopes actually capture. - Vox

Soon, we may get to see one up close for the first time.<p>Impossibly dense, deep, and powerful, black holes reveal the limits of physics. Nothing can escape one, not even light.<p>Even though black holes excite the imagination like few other concepts in science, the truth is that no astronomer has …

Universe

Documentário sobre Jim Carrey é um dos grandes filmes do ano - Blog do Barcinski - UOL

“Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond”, de Chris Smith, disponível na Netflix, funciona em tantos aspectos que é até difícil saber por onde começar a …

What Is the Best Time of the Year to Visit Paris?

Need more information on the general feel and ambiance of each season, as well as info on what to see and do in Paris around the year? Ready to start …

The magic that makes Spotify’s Discover Weekly playlists so damn good

This morning, just like every Monday morning, 75 million Spotify users received a great new mixtape: 30 songs that feel like a gift from a music-loving friend, who might once have made a cassette tape with your name scrawled across the front.<p>But these playlists, from Spotify’s Discover Weekly …

Playlist

Vai demorar, mas religiões cairão em desuso, diz historiador da ciência - 06/10/2017 - Ciência - Folha de S.Paulo

Publicidade<p>Pode levar séculos, mas as religiões vão cair em desuso. A predição é de Michael Shermer, historiador da ciência e escritor americano que …

Michael Shermer e a ‘bolha’ das redes sociais

Saiu nesta sexta-feira (6) na <b>Folha</b> uma entrevista que fiz com Michael Shermer, historiador da ciência e cético americano. Ele fala um monte de coisas …

Ondas gravitacionais e luz da colisão de estrelas de nêutrons revelam segredos do Universo

Uma colisão de estrelas de nêutrons ocorrida há 130 milhões de anos numa galáxia distante ganhou aqui na Terra um privilégio especial: tornou-se o …

When Will Voyager Stop Calling Home?

The twin spacecraft still send data back to the planet they left 40 years ago.<p>Forty years after they left Earth, the Voyager twin spacecraft are still chugging along, logging 35,000 miles an hour as they zoom farther and farther into the cosmos.<p>“I’ve had people ask me, you mean the mission is still …

A look back at Cassini's incredible mission to Saturn before its final plunge into the planet

The Cassini space probe mission is coming to an end this month when the probe makes its final destructive plunge in to Saturn. It’s spent the past …

Astronomy

What Cassini's mission revealed about Saturn's known and newly discovered moons

The Cassini space probe not only visited Saturn as part of its mission, it also revealed many of the planet’s moons in stunning detail and showed …

Astronomy

Quem bebe café vive mais tempo - PÚBLICO

Se é daquelas pessoas que juram que não é capaz de funcionar sem café temos boas notícias para si. Esta segunda-feira foram publicados dois estudos …

Como um bispo medieval adiantou a teoria do Big Bang no século 13

O livro bíblico do Gênesis, no capítulo 1, versículo 3, conta: "E Deus disse: faça-se a luz! E a luz foi feita".<p>Mas esse foi apenas o começo da criação do universo. Isso, de acordo com a Bíblia, é o que Deus fez depois da luz:<p><i>"E disse Deus: Haja luzeiros no firmamento do céu para dividir o dia e a</i> …

Pode a ciência crer em Deus?

Minha primeira afirmação talvez irrite algumas pessoas que prefeririam que não fosse assim. Mas é certo que em muitos países do mundo ocidental a …

The long wait to send a probe to Pluto, and what we’ve found

New Horizons followed five failed proposals to send hardware to Pluto.<p>BOSTON—Alan Stern, principal investigator of the New Horizons mission to Pluto, …

Bloodborne: The Card Game is actually pretty great

Review: All the blood and death, none of the smashed controllers.<p>Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our regular look at tabletop games. Check out our complete …

Controversy and Excitement Swirl around New Human Species

In the brand-new fossil vault at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, in South Africa, shelf space is already running out. The …

Evolution

You can now play more than 2,000 Amiga games in your browser

All for free, courtesy of Internet Archive<p><i>Update August 12th, 07:51AM ET: The games and software are no longer available. Internet Archive</i> <i>says</i><i>: "After a beta-testing period, the emulated Amiga programs at the Archive have been taken down for further development." There's no mention of when they</i> …

Learning hurts your brain

Mice left to explore new environments get DNA damage in their neurons.<p>After publishing an especially challenging quantum mechanics article, it's not …

Dinosaurs weren’t driven to extinction by that meteorite after all

New evidence shows that dinosaurs were dying out 24 million years before bolide impact.<p>It's the most dramatic mass extinction in the history of …

Mammals were almost destroyed with the dinosaurs 65 million years ago

Some inherent feature of mammal biology allowed them to adapt after global disaster.<p>You've heard the story about how an astroid smashed into the Gulf …

Probiotics on the brain: One gut microbe reverses autism-like symptoms in mice

Proving strength of the gut-brain axis, bacteria-laced drinks improve mouse behavior.<p>When making up your mind, going with your gut can be a safe bet. …

Bird brains are dense—with neurons

A possible indication of why our feathered friends are so damn smart.<p>Birds are smart. They use tools, engage in social learning, plan for the future, …

Open access: All human knowledge is there—so why can’t everybody access it?

We paid for the research with taxes, and Internet sharing is easy. What's the hold-up?<p>In 1836, Anthony Panizzi, who later became principal librarian …

That ’70s myth—did climate science really call for a “coming ice age?”

Claims that scientists flip-flopped on climate don't reflect the science.<p>One of the undying, zombie-like arguments against climate change is that you …