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NASA’s Juno snaps gorgeous photo of Jupiter that you won’t believe is real

We’ve had quite a few huge storms here on Earth in recent months, and they’ve done some serious damage, but they’re nothing compared to what’s …

Water On Earth Came From Jupiter, Study Claims

A Brazilian research team has proposed a new physical model to explain the origin of water on Earth and anywhere else in the solar system. This …

The Monster Star That Refuses to Die: Could Antimatter Be Fueling Its Supernovas?

The idea behind the death of a massive star is relatively straightforward: It gets old, runs out of fuel, collapses under gravity and then explodes …

Universe

Kitten Needs Constant Attention

Baby animals are just like human babies in that they need plenty of attention and affection, and if they don't get it they let the nearest adult know …

Researchers identify exoplanet with the same atmospheric ingredients as the Earth- Technology News, Firstpost

This $40 million robotic 'plantscraper' will feed over 5,000 people per year

By 2050, the world's population is expected to swell to 9.6 billion, with around 66% living in urban areas. This projection is leaving many cities wondering how they will feed all those people.<p>A Swedish food-tech company called Plantagon is proposing that cities consider building what it calls …

Aquaponics

15 Foods That Will Put You to Sleep (and Keep You There!)

You probably know at least a couple tried-and-true tricks for falling asleep faster and getting a better night's sleep — like putting your phone away and not dozing off with the TV on. But there are foods that you can snack on before hitting your pillow that help better than counting sheep! It's …

Healthy Eating

Drink a Lot of Coffee? Science Just Gave You a Really Good Reason to Feel Great About It | Inc.com

Is coffee good for you? Well, if you're reading this article with your phone in one hand and a cup of coffee in the other, we have some fantastic scientific news for you about the potential health benefits of coffee.<p>Researchers funded by the American Heart Association and the University of Colorado …

Machine Learning

11 stunning aerial photographs you can keep staring at

We asked the man behind this stunning picture for tips, tricks and his best shots<p><i>Niaz Uddin is a commercial photographer and filmmaker based out of</i> …

Humans are just starting to understand this nearly invincible creature — and it's fascinating

Scientists are just starting to understand the tardigrade. It can survive boiling water, outer space, and extreme radiation. Following is a transcript of the video.<p>This funny looking little guy can survive boiling hot water, outer space, and decades without food or water. It's called a "tardigrade" …

Biology

Freaky-looking bug stuns the internet

It's orange. It’s furry. It pulses. It has tentacles.<p>It’s not an animatronic alien from a movie set.<p>Nor is it a mythical chimera straight from a medieval manuscript.<p>This footage was originally posted to social media, and has become a talking point for many users on Reddit and Facebook after being …

South-east Asia

Scientists Have Concluded That The Universe Shouldn't Really Exist

And yet here we are.<p>Scientists just confirmed the problem at the centre of the Universe: it shouldn't really exist at all.<p>That's because at the very …

Physics

After you die, your brain knows you’re dead, terrifying study reveals

Have you ever wondered what happens when you die?<p>You’ve probably heard about how those who have died and come back to life say they saw light at the …

The Brain

Stunning AI Breakthrough Takes Us One Step Closer to the Singularity

Remember AlphaGo, the first artificial intelligence to defeat a grandmaster at Go? Well, the program just got a major upgrade, and it can now teach …

Artificial Intelligence

The 10 schools that have produced the most billionaires in the US

But certain schools mint more billionaire graduates than others, according to an analysis by Forbes of the undergraduate degrees earned by the billionaires on its newly released 2017 Forbes 400 list.<p>Harvard may boast the richest dropouts — looking at you, Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg — but it …

College & University

NASA press release says our solar system has a 9th planet

Planet Nine<p>Earlier this month, NASA issued a press release stating that it’s likely that our solar system has a ninth planet—even if it’s proving …

Universe

Rare five-legged cat found wandering the streets of Rotterdam

This five-legged cat has baffled animal rescuers.<p>Quin was discovered limping around on the streets of Rotterdam, in Holland, by passers-by who then …

There's a giant egg floating in our solar system with a ring around it

Some of the most exciting new discoveries in space come from far, far away, thanks to telescopes capable of detecting exoplanets that are so distant we'd likely never be able to actually visit them, but that doesn't mean there isn't still some pretty interesting stuff here in our own Solar System. …

Astronomy

Microsoft built tree houses for its employees

They include a fireplace, wood canopies, and an outdoor Wi-Fi network<p>Microsoft has built some tree houses for its employees. One sits in a Pacific Northwest Douglas fir, while another is 12 feet above the ground and features charred-wood walls and a high ceiling complete with a skylight. Microsoft …

Employment

Scientists may have discovered the oldest evidence of life on land

Ancient rocks found in a remote stretch of Western Australia may contain the world's oldest known evidence of life on land, a new study finds.<p>The 3.48-billion-year-old rocks are part of an area known as the Dresser Formation, located in Pilbara, Australia. During Earth's early years, the region …

Earth Science

Exoplanets Of TRAPPIST-1 System Orbit In Synchronized Musical Harmonies, Making It Stable

TRAPPIST-1 is a planetary system over 40 light years away from Earth, and the discovery of seven Earth-sized exoplanets orbiting their star was …

How 450-Million-Year-Old Bacteria Evolved into a Dangerous Superbug

A dangerous bacteria found in hospitals might have originated from an ancestor that lived in the guts of the first animals to walk on land, according …

Microbiology

Scientists Are at a Loss to Explain This Mysterious Cosmic Radio Signal

"It's so brand new and so unknown."<p>There are now 22 of them, and we still have no idea what they are, what they mean, or where in the Universe they …

Microwaves

Marijuana Use During Pregnancy May Affect Child’s Vision

A recent study finds that exposure to marijuana in the womb may affect the development of the offspring’s eye.<p>These changes were found to persist as …

Cannabis

Kitten Survives 300 Miles Inside Car Bumper, Becomes Cover Of Royal Navy Calendar

Sometimes it doesn’t take much to go from the streets to stardom, but this kitten had a long road to get there—a 300-mile one, to be exact. After …

NGC 4696: Ravenous Supermassive Black Hole Creates A 'Cosmic Oddity'

A team of astronomers have, using the Hubble Space Telescope, captured a stunning new image of the spiral galaxy NGC 4696 — a "cosmic oddity" located …

Dash cam captures a man rescuing a teeny kitten that wandered into traffic

Dashboard cameras are typically placed in vehicles to avoid insurance fraud, but sometimes they catch some pretty incredible moments that unfold on …

The National Guard Is Using A Robot To Blow Up A Dangerous Chemical

A magazine holding 114,000 pounds of igniter is scheduled for burning Saturday.<p>If the air is calm Monday morning, the Louisiana National Guard will use a robot to open a bunker door at Camp Minden and set up remote ignition of 820 pounds of an unstable, fast-burning chemical compound stored …

China Plans to Launch Manned Spacecraft Shenzhou-11 on Monday

China is preparing to launch a manned spacecraft on Monday, marking a crucial step toward the country’s ambition to build and operate its first space …

Space Exploration

Mitsuku chatbot wins Loebner Prize for most humanlike A.I., yet again

With all the hustle and bustle going on in the world of chatbots at the moment, one crucial event that is very relevant to the future of A.I. has gone relatively unnoticed. If you are interested in chatbots and A.I., you may have heard about the Loebner Prize, which was created by Hugh Loebner and …