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The Eerie Light in the London Sky: Pictures

England

When Opposites Attract: Rooms With Contrasting Elements

(Image credit: Domino)<p>Nothing punches up a room quite like contrast. By pairing together pieces with opposing qualities, you can create a space that …

Aiming for the stars: An introduction to Astrophotography- Technology News, Firstpost

Every time I see a picture of the stars or constellations, or even photos of a Deep Sky Object(DSO), I can’t help but wonder at our place in the …

Your Brain Changes Throughout Your Life

Researchers say the brain doesn’t just change in youth and older age. Their study may have implications in mental health treatments.<p>Researchers can …

Time Crystals Are (Not) Interesting

<i>Paul Sutter is an astrophysicist at The Ohio State University and the chief scientist at COSI Science Center. Sutter is also host of Ask a Spaceman,</i> …

Does quantum tunneling take time or is it instantaneous?

In the weird world of quantum physics, it's not unusual for particles to tunnel through barriers that under normal circumstances they shouldn't be …

Particles

Watch outer space for free on a live stream

Of course you have to sign up<p>A company called Slooh, which provides live streams of outer space via telescope, is opening up its sightings of eclipses, full moons, asteroids, and comets to anyone with an internet connection — for free. All you need to do is sign up on their website.<p>Slooh owns seven …

Hydrogen Fuel Could Become a Viable Energy Alternative Thanks to This Aluminium Alloy

Nearly 100 percent efficiency.<p>If you have seen or read <i>The Martian</i>, you may recall the stranded astronaut converting a hydrogen-based fuel into water. …

Energy

NASA unveils plan to test asteroid defense technique

<b>(CNN) —</b> Humanity could face one less doomsday scenario if NASA has its way.<p>On Friday, the space agency announced plans to redirect the course of a small asteroid approaching Earth, as part of the Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART), according to a NASA press release.<p>The release notes that …

Asteroids

Testing Quantum Gravity with Merging Black Holes

2.9 billion years ago, when life on Earth was still in its infancy, two black holes merged and sent ripples of gravitational waves throughout the …

Black Holes

That's It, NASA Has Definitely Scrapped The Awesome Asteroid Redirect Mission

We're sad.<p>It's official - NASA's Asteroid Redirect mission has entered its closing down phase, which means we can't expect to see a giant boulder …

Do We Finally Have Evidence of the Multiverse?

For a long time, astronomers have hypothesized about parallel universes and ultimately the multiverse, but have never been able to prove the …

Scientists Are About to Perform an Experiment to See if The Human Mind Is Bound by Physics

This could be interesting...<p>Perhaps one of the most intriguing and interesting phenomena in quantum physics is what Einstein referred to as a "spooky …

Hubble Views The Final Frontier For Dark Matter

When you look out into the distant Universe, in most locations, you’ll find a field of faint, distant galaxies: beautiful, but nothing special.<p>However, in a few select locations, you’ll find massive clusters of galaxies, containing hundreds or even thousands of galaxies the size of the Milky Way …

Galaxies

RANKED: The 14 healthiest grains for you

But which grain is the best for you?<p>To find out, we picked out the most common groups of whole grains and measured them in equal servings. We then ranked the grains based on their nutrient density — or the amount of healthy stuff you get for each calorie you eat.<p>Here's how they stack up.

Science: This Super-Simple Learning Hack Can Help You Master Any Subject

A new Columbia University study suggests an easy trick to help you master any subject.<p>We all spend well over a decade in school, and while you might quickly forget the date of the battle of Gettysburg or the formula for the area of a trapezoid, you'd hope that you'd at least graduate with a good …

NASA Just Released Their Latest Plans to Get Humans to Mars

The Long Game<p>When Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, revealed his plans to make humans an interplanetary species by going to Mars, the whole world …

Selfridges invents coffee spread containing espresso shots

First came Nutella, then came speculoos biscuit spread. Now coffee spread is here to confuse and delight your palate in the morning.<p>Upmarket …

Coffee

How I Should Have Painted My House, According to Experts

When I chose the trim color for my home, it was the last decision in a long line of decisions at the end of a gut rehab. I was in project overload …

Earth Prepares To Snap First-Ever Image Of A Black Hole's Event Horizon

Perhaps gravity’s oddest prediction is the existence of black holes: regions of space where gravity is so strong that nothing, not even light, can escape.<p>Only through gravitational effects, such as by influencing stars, have they ever been seen.<p>X-ray signatures can locate and be used to weigh black …

Black Holes

See the 22 Most Stunning Images Science Made This Past Year

Using a variety of photography, illustrations, and medical technology, these 22 pictures pay an artistic homage to medical science.<p>For Oliver Burston, Crohn's disease was akin to living like a skeleton—emaciated and overcome by a sense of frailty. Like many people who suffer from chronic illness, …