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10 Famous People Killed By Bad Medicine

6 Chemical Reaction GIFs That Will Make You a Smarter Person

Remember how much fun your high school chemistry class was? Neither do we. But that may be because there weren't enough explosions. Well, nowadays, …

What is Heisenberg's Uncertainty Principle?

How the sun shines and why the vacuum of space is not actually empty<p>The uncertainty principle is one of the most famous (and probably misunderstood) ideas in physics. It tells us that there is a fuzziness in nature, a fundamental limit to what we can know about the behaviour of quantum particles …

21 Science Fictions That Became Science Facts In 2013

If only Isaac Asimov could see us now. There's an old saying that science fiction is really just predicting — or helping prevent — the future.

Stephen Hawking: physics would be 'more interesting' if Higgs boson hadn't been found

World-famous cosmologist admits to losing bet as a result of particle's discovery<p>Physics would have been "far more interesting" if scientists had been unable to find the Higgs boson at the Large Hadron Collider in Cern, according to Stephen Hawking.<p>The cosmologist was speaking at an event to mark …

Team finds origin of genome's 'dark matter' - Futurity

Non-coding RNA comes from at the same locations along the human genome as coding RNA, …

Goodbye Big Bang, Hello Black Hole? A New Theory Of The Universe's Creation

Could the famed “Big Bang” theory need a revision? A group of theoretical physicists suppose the birth of the universe could have happened after a …

Astrophysics

Insect Mechanical Gears: Scientists 'Totally Dumbfounded' by New Discovery

The Issus, insects also known as planthoppers, use structures in their legs that are like mechanical gears to propel them, scientists discovered.<p>The …

Voyager 1 leaves solar system

Nasa scientists say they believe the spacecraft has now reached interstellar space, beyond the influence of the sun<p>Carrying the images, sounds and technology of the 1970s, the space probe Voyager 1 has left our solar system and begun a journey that will take it to interstellar space and possibly …

"Quantum Gravity --The Missing Link to Understanding the Evolution of the Universe"

For almost a century, the two major theories of physics have coexisted but have been irreconcilable: while Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity …

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Timeline of the far future

This article is about the far future as postulated by science. For the far future in fiction, see Far future in science fiction and popular culture. …

Arctic Monkeys unveil trippy video for ‘Why’d You Only Call Me When You’re High?’ – watch

Track is the latest single to be taken from their forthcoming new album 'AM'<p>Arctic Monkeys have unveiled a trippy video for new single ‘Why’d You …

International Velvet

They've extended their horizons further than the customary three chords and some home truths...<p>[a]Sleeper[/a]’s first law of female-fronted bands …

London Grammar - Wasting My Young Years (Live At RockNess 2013)

<b>London Grammar</b> are so young it's almost frightening.<p>Barely out of their teens, the band has come an incredibly long way in a short time. Recently …

MGMT confirm details of third album

Duo will release 'MGMT' on September 17<p>MGMT have announced details of their new album ‘MGMT’, due for release on September 17.<p>The self-titled album …

A Nearby Star with Three Potentially Habitable Worlds

<b>The star Gliese 667C is now the best candidate for harboring habitable worlds.</b><p>Our Solar System has only one habitable planet, or maybe two if you …

Astronomy

The Ramona Flowers - Brighter (Live At RockNess 2013)

One of the most naturally beautiful locations on the British festival calendar, <b>RockNess</b> recently breezed into town.<p>Managing to secure the hottest …

The fast winds of Venus are getting faster

Tracking clouds on Venus<p>18 June 2013<p>The most detailed record of cloud motion in the atmosphere of Venus chronicled by ESA’s Venus Express has …

Galaxy Starbursts Triggered by Dark Matter --A Herschel Space Observatory Discovery

With the end of Europe's Herschel Space Telescope (ground controllers put the Herschel Observatory in sleep mode yesterday), turning off the infrared …

Uranus Is Being Chased By Asteroids!

As Uranus speeds in its orbit in the solar system, there are three large space rocks that are in lockstep with the gas giant, according to new …

Astronomy