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Astronomy

The new biggest thing in the universe, and why it’s a headache for scientists

The biggest thing in the universe — sounds pretty straightforward, right?<p>Well, not exactly. We all love a good cosmological superlative — the hottest, the brightest, the most massive — but studying space is rarely that simple. In many cases, the "mosts" of the universe bend our theoretical …

Scientists Mapped 8000 Galaxies (Out Of Billions) Made An Amazing Discovery

Counting the stars in the universe is like trying to count the number of sand grains on a beach, its not possible. Although estimates vary among …

‘Look ... It’s My Name on This’: Obama Defends the Iran Nuclear Deal

In an interview, the U.S. president ties his legacy to a pact with Tehran, argues ISIS is not winning, warns Saudi Arabia not to pursue a nuclear-weapons program, and anguishes about Israel.<p>On Tuesday afternoon, as President Obama was bringing an occasionally contentious but often illuminating …

NASA's New 10-Engine Drone Is Half Chopper, Half Plane

Planes and helicopters have their strengths and weaknesses. Planes are fast and can carry a lot of stuff a long way, while helicopters are slow but …

Aviation

White House Moves Closer To Major Executive Action On Overtime Pay

The Obama administration on Tuesday morning put in motion one of the last major elements of the president's economic agenda, a reform to overtime rules that could result in a pay bump for millions.<p>Fulfilling an executive order issued last year by President Barack Obama, Labor Department officials …