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Scientists Found Something Super Weird in This Giant Glob of Stars

Globular clusters are just as they sound: giant spherical globs of stars gravitationally bound by a central force. But the source of that central …

Universe

Inside the murky world of hackers for hire

Shortly after Christmas, 2011, Ruby Nealon sold the Nintendo Wii games console his mother had bought him to fund an Open University course in computer software. He was 11 and it was the start of his unconventional education as a computer prodigy, which led him to drop out of school and start a full …

My giant JavaScript Basics course is now live on YouTube. And it’s 100% free.

My JavaScript Basics course is now live on freeCodeCamp’s YouTube channel.<p>The great thing about this course is that it also aligns with the Basic …

Here’s one way to get out of a black hole!

Two weeks ago I attended an exciting workshop at Stanford, organized by the It from Qubit collaboration, which I covered enthusiastically on Twitter. …

A Bizarre Physics Law Is Making Superfluid Helium Behave Like an Actual Black Hole

"It points to a deeper understanding of reality."<p>Of all the laws of physics, this is arguably one of the strangest - scientists have discovered that …

Quantum Physics

Does Dark Matter Exist, Or Is Gravity Wrong? The Answer Lies Billions Of Years In The Past

When we look out at the luminous matter in the Universe — stars, galaxies, clusters of galaxies and the hot gas in and between them — it tells a couple of different stories. One is the story of how normal matter (based on atomic nuclei and electrons) comes together to emit, absorb and otherwise …

Dark Matter

There’s a close association between magnetic systems and certain states of brain activity

Scientists from the University of Granada (UGR) have proven for the first time that there is a close relationship between several emerging phenomena …

Merge Labs Is Giving Away HoloCube Developer Kits

Merge Labs announced the HoloCube augmented reality interactive device at CES in January. The company expects to have the product on the market this …

Windows 10 Creators Update Security Features: Improved Defender ATP Could Prevent Cyberattacks

The last year has seen a spate of cyberattacks, hacks and leaks across governments, companies and consumers, making it important for operating …

Ghost Recon: Wildlands review: One hot mess of an open-world game

Writing is terrible and it's riddled with bugs, but there's fun to be had with friends.<p>Of all the publishers out there, it’s Ubisoft that has most …

U.S. applications for New Zealand citizenship jump 70 percent

It's one thing to talk about changing allegiance to another country when a new president is elected. It's another thing to go ahead and do it.<p>But that's exactly what seems to be happening, on a small scale, in at least in one distant corner of the world.<p>In New Zealand, the number of Americans who …

Immigration

Around The Universe: Ariane 5 Launch, New Horizons Reaches Pluto, And Jupiter Has A Twin

Taking a look back at the past seven days of breathtaking discoveries and images being gathered from space, this week’s Around The Universe features stories on the Earth, the space station, Ceres, Pluto and beyond.<p>Around The Universe is here to highlight a few of the coolest images, discoveries, …

Party chat is coming to the Xbox One app for Windows 10

Microsoft has added a slew of new social and gaming features to its Xbox One app for Windows 10. The company has also enabled game streaming from consoles to PC running the latest version of its upcoming OS.<p>The latest release of the Xbox One app now includes party chat so you can talk to a bunch of …

Two dead in India chariot festival crowd surge in Orissa

Two people have been killed in a crowd surge at a religious festival in the Indian state of Orissa.<p>Police struggled to control the crowd as tens of thousands of people turned out for a Hindu chariot festival in the town of Puri.<p>Both those who died were women - two other people are in a critical …