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Proxima b: Scientists find ‘second Earth’ that could harbour life and is close enough to send a space mission to

A rocky planet that might have aliens on it has been found, close enough that we could travel there.<p>The new world is just slightly bigger than Earth …

Universe

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NASA spies strange lone 'pyramid' on dwarf planet Ceres

The closer we get to Ceres, the more perplexing the dwarf planet grows.<p>NASA’s Dawn spacecraft has found several more bright spots as well as a pyramid-like peak jutting out of the frigid world’s surface.<p>The discovery is painting an increasingly complex portrait of one of the biggest "fossils" from …

Space in Motion: Watch Gorgeous GIFs of Mars Sunset, Spinning Giant Asteroid

Two of this week's most intriguing views of space combine NASA images into animated form.<p>NASA spacecraft recently beamed back stunning images that, when combined, bring to life two neighboring alien worlds. While Mars delights us with a surprising blue sky, Ceres continues to perplex us with its …

New black hole theory: Matter doesn’t disappear after entering

Black holes hold unfathomable mysteries, the most mysterious among them is the question of what happens to matter once it is sucked into the black …

Physics

Eerie Green Space Clouds Glow in New Hubble Photos

Green clouds of gas tens of thousands of light-years wide blaze in a series of stunning new images captured by the Hubble Space Telescope.<p>The eight …

The insane ways the human body changes during long-term spaceflight

Most astronauts only spend six months at a time in that environment on the International Space Station (ISS), floating 250 miles above the Earth.<p>On March 27 however, NASA and the Russian Federal Space Agency sent three astronauts to the ISS — they will be the first people to spend a continuous year …

Space Science

Astronomy Gear Guide: Tools, Tips and Tricks to Stargaze Like a Boss

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Telescopes

Skywatching in 2015: 9 Must-See Stargazing Events

The year 2015 is packed full of amazing astronomical sights in the daytime and nighttime sky, from solar and lunar eclipses to dazzlingly bright …

Big Bang theory could be debunked by Large Hadron Collider

Scientists at Cern could prove the controversial theory of ‘rainbow gravity’ which suggests that the universe stretches back into time infinitely, with no Big Bang<p>The detection of miniature black holes by the Large Hadron Collider could prove the existence of parallel universes and show that the …

Unique alien life different from that on Earth might exist on Saturn's moon Enceladus, reveals Nasa scientist

As the hunt for alien life continues, top scientists have come to believe that unlike Earth - where one look at its surface makes it easy to …

Ganymede’s Liquid Ocean is Really, Really Deep

Last year, NASA announced that Jupiter’s largest moon, Ganymede, <i>may</i> have water underneath the surface. Last week, Hubble scientists essentially …

Do you genes determine your entire life?

Some scientists claim that new discoveries have proved free will is an illusion. Nonsense, says Julian Baggini<p>Whenever you read stories about identical twins separated at birth, they tend to follow the template set by the most remarkable of them all: the “two Jims”. James Springer and James Lewis …

Genetics

Solar eclipse 2015: what you need to know

From science and superstitions to where you can see it and how to stay safe, here is everything you need to enjoy the sun’s upcoming vanishing act<p>Parts of the world will witness a solar eclipse on Friday – a rare phenomenon in which the sun is completely obscured by the moon. Here’s everything you …

Solar Eclipse

Newly Discovered Lunar Crater Named After Amelia Earhart

It's been hiding under debris for billions of years<p>Amelia Earhart went missing in 1937, 32 years before Neil Armstrong walked on the Moon. But even though this famous aviator never got to see people slip the surly bonds of the Earth's atmosphere, a part of the Moon now bears her name.<p>Researchers …

Astronomy

Small, Shrinking Mercury Is a Planetary Space Oddity

Mercury is more than just a dead, roasted chunk of rock. In fact, the solar system’s smallest planet is proving to be surprisingly lively. Well, not in the sense that anything actually lives there, though scientists don’t discount the possibility that some of Mercury’s nooks and crannies could help …

Planet Venus Facts: A Hot, Hellish & Volcanic Planet

Venus, the second planet from the sun, is named for the Roman goddess of love and beauty. The planet — the only planet named after a female — may …

Astronomy

The next species of human

While the mega-banks were toppling in early 2009, Juan Enriquez took the stage to say: The really big reboot is yet to come. But don't look for it on …

APIs

How Humans Are Still Evolving To Avoid Extinction

As humans accelerate our impact on the earth and on ourselves, will 50,000 years of self-evolution both destroy and save us?<p>Humans may be approaching …

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

Big Bang, Deflated? Universe May Have Had No Beginning

If a new theory turns out to be true, the universe may not have started with a bang.<p>In the new formulation, the universe was never a singularity, or …

Physics