Brenna Hays

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Physicists Say They've Manipulated 'Pure Nothingness' And Observed The Fallout

In the quantum vacuum, no one can hear you scream.<p>According to quantum mechanics, a vacuum isn't empty at all. It's actually filled with quantum …

A Brand New Organ Has Just Been Discovered Within the Human Body

And just when we thought we knew it all, scientists have just discovered that the human digestive system contains another organ that we supposedly …

Digestion

Stunning SpaceX rocket landing photo goes viral

After a disastrous launchpad explosion last September, SpaceX is back with a bang (the good kind) now that it successfully launched a rocket on Saturday and returned a section of it back to a safe landing. What’s more, the company has published a dramatic photograph showing the landing that’s …

Scientists Might Have Finally Decoded The Strange Signals Coming From Pulsars

The answer's in the cloud.<p>Astronomers studying pulsars may have finally unravelled why these mysterious pulsating objects appear to send different …

Einstein's Special Theory of Relativity Was Initially Met With a Universal Eye-Roll

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Cassini spots a small moon surfing through Saturn’s rings

Best views yet of Daphnis, which created the Keeler Gap.<p>Saturn has an extensive ring system that extends out to 282,000km away from the planet, or …

What is the Alcubierre "Warp" Drive?

It’s always a welcome thing to learn that ideas that are commonplace in science fiction have a basis in science fact. Cryogenic freezers, laser guns, …

Lab notes: from fairy circles to Venusian waves – an otherworldly week in science

This week’s biggest stories<p>Eclectic - it’s a pleasing word, and for this week’s science, the only word that seems to fit. Climate science has been a major part of this week’s coverage, given that climate change deniers are poised to enter the White House. And since there’s now compelling evidence …

Scientists finally explain mysterious 'fairy circles' found in Namibia

Empty circular patches dot the Namibian desert, and until now scientists were at a loss to fully explain them.<p>The mysteries surrounding these bizarre …

What happens to your body when you die in space?

And should colonists on Mars be allowed to eat each other?<p><b>ON JULY 21, 1969,</b> when the Apollo 11 crew was due to depart the lunar surface after a 22-hour visit, two speeches were placed on President Richard Nixon’s desk. “Fate has ordained that the men who went to the moon to explore in peace will …

Space Exploration

SpaceX posts amazing photos of Falcon 9 landing - ExtremeTech

By on January 20, 2017 at 3:29 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>SpaceX took its time to get back …

Space Travel