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Turn a Raspberry Pi 3 into a desktop PC | ZDNet

Building a Raspberry Pi 3 powered desktop PC<p>Assuming you have a Raspberry Pi 3 - and the new Model B+ is perfect for this - then what you need to …

How To: Get the New Pixel Launcher from Android P on Any Phone — No Root Needed

Google just released the first version of Android P, but the Android community is already working its magic. Developer Quinny899 quickly ported the …

This incredible animation shows how deep humans have dug

If we were to journey to the center of the Earth, it would take a lot longer than you might expect. Here's how deep humans have dug underground.<p>The typical grave is 6 feet down. Most Olympic swimming pools are 10 feet deep. Nile crocodiles dig burrows as deep as 39 feet deep. The Paris Catacombs …

Understanding the "Schrodinger's Cat" Thought Experiment

Erwin Schrodinger was one of the key figures in quantum physics, even before his famous "Schrodinger's Cat" thought experiment. He had created the …

Map of the entire visible universe released to the public

In 2010, the Panoramic Survey Telescope and Rapid Response System (Pan-STARRS) was fired up and pointed towards the heavens. Equipped with the …

The Universe Could Be One Giant Alien Claims Scientist

Are we living inside an alien?<p>A scientist has put forward the extraordinary idea that one of the reasons we haven’t found alien life yet is because …

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New Solar System objects revealed

<b>Astronomers in the US have uncovered previously unknown objects in the outer reaches of the Solar System.</b><p>They include an icy body with an orbit that takes it so far from the Sun that it is probably influenced by the gravity of other stars.<p>The discoveries were found during an effort to locate a …

Astronomy

A cluster of young, blue stars shines hot in new Milky Way photo

A giant new photo reveals clouds of dust and gas stretching around a cluster of young blue stars about 4,600 light-years from Earth.<p>The cluster, …

Scientists Create Eye-Popping Map Of Distant Galaxies

The plot covers 650 billion cubic light-years and contains 1.2 million galaxies.<p>In an effort to gain a better understanding of the mysterious gravity-counteracting force known as dark energy, scientists have teamed up to create the largest-ever three-dimensional map of distant galaxies.<p>“We have …

Dark Matter

Mapping Laniakea, the Milky Way's Cosmic Home

In “Our Place in the Cosmos,” the astronomers Noam I. Libeskind and R. Brent Tully detail the discovery of Laniakea, a supercluster of about 100,000 …

Kepler telescope discovers 100 Earth-sized planets

<b>Nasa's Kepler telescope has discovered more than 100 Earth-sized planets orbiting alien stars.</b><p>It has also detected nine small planets within so-called habitable zones, where conditions are favourable for liquid water - and potentially life.<p>The finds are contained within a catalogue of 1,284 new …

Universe

Breathtaking Visualization of the Universe Will Make You Feel Like an Ant

On the grandest scale, our universe is a network of galaxies tied together by the force of gravity. Cosmic Web, a new effort led by cosmologists and …

Universe

How scientists want to send a spacecraft to the next closest star

This week, a bevy of scientists including famed theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking announced a new way to explore space called Starshot — and how it works is something that sounds straight out of science fiction.<p>The project involves developing a way to send a tiny spacecraft to the next closest …

Space Travel

Astronomers Just Discovered a New Type of Galaxy Called 'Super Spirals'

And they're some of the biggest and brightest galaxies in the Universe.<p>Astronomers have found a new type of galaxy called 'super spirals' that are a …

12 amazing finds by the Hubble Space Telescope

Hubble turns 26 on April 24, 2016, approaching three decades of unveiling incredible mysteries in the universe. The James Webb Space Telescope, …

Universe

Astronomers Discover Colossal 'Super Spiral' Galaxies

A strange new kind of galactic beast has been spotted in the cosmic wilderness. Dubbed "super spirals," these unprecedented galaxies dwarf our own …

Team simulates the expansion of the Universe

The Universe is constantly expanding. It changes, creating new structures that merge. But how does our Universe evolve? Physicists at the University …

Physics

How Do We Know How Far Away Distant Stars And Galaxies Are?

<i>How do scientists calculate the distance from Earth to a star or galaxy? originally appeared on Quora –</i> <i>the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights</i>.<p><b>Answer by Michael Busch, planetary astronomer, SETI institute, on Quora:</b><p>There are many …

Apollo Missions

Astronomers just saw farther back in time than they ever have before

To look through the lens of a telescope is to peer back in time.<p>The light we view through it has spent hundreds, millions, even billions of years crossing the vastness of space to reach us, carrying with it images of things that happened long ago.<p>On Thursday, astronomers at the Hubble Space …

Universe

10 mind-blowing space photos captured by the Hubble Telescope

NASA’s Hubble Telescope regularly blows my mind by taking some incredible photos of the universe that make me realize just how small our humble …

Cosmology

Pluto's Moon Charon Is Bursting at The Seams, Astronomers Find

Moons can get stretch marks, too.<p>Charon, one of Pluto's moons, is known primarily for its odd landscape full of valleys and ridges that make it look …

What is the Universe expanding into?

It’s getting bigger over time, but is there anything it’s displacing, or expanding into?<p><i>“</i>Mathematicians deal with possible worlds, with an infinite …

Hubble sees prolonged death of exploding star

A Hubble Space Telescope image of galaxy NGC 4424, which is about 50 million light years away, and close-ups of the type Ia supernova the research …

Universe

The Surprising Way Black Holes Are Shaping the Darkest Corners of the Universe

The most powerful supercomputer simulation of the Universe is providing important insights into how matter is distributed across large scales. …

See Hubble's New Photo of a Beautiful Blue Space Bubble

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope captured an image of a star some 30,000 light years away surrounded by a mysterious blue bubble.<p>That bubble is actually …

Black holes banish matter to the 'loneliest places in the universe,' scientists claim

Huge cosmic voids, giant empty regions of the universe which take up space around galaxies, might not be as empty as previously thought, scientists …

‘The Cosmic Web’ weaves tale of universe’s architecture

How Long Has The Universe Been Accelerating?

Perhaps the biggest discovery about the Universe in the last generation came at the very end of the 20th century, when we uncovered one of the most disconcerting cosmic truths: the distant galaxies, as time goes on, aren’t just receding from us, they’re <i>speeding up</i> as they move away from us. The …

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The awesome beauty of the Milky Way, in one enormous image

In February, the European Southern Observatory released this absolutely stunning 187-megapixel image of the entire Milky Way as seen from the Southern Hemisphere. It's one of the most beautiful, intricately detailed images of the sky I've seen. It's something to marvel at on this Astronomy Day, a …

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