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Heisenberg's Astrophysics Prediction Finally Confirmed After 80 Years

Discovering that our Universe was quantum in nature brought with it a lot of unintuitive consequences. The better you measured a particle’s position, the more fundamentally indeterminate its momentum was. The shorter an unstable particle lived, the less well-known its mass fundamentally was. Solid, …

Physics

Scientists make unique discovery: Ammonia detected in Earth's atmosphere above India and China - IBTimes India

Ammonia can be a boon for scientists as it may help in predicting climate change and can be used for climate evaluating models.<p>A new study has …

Proxima Centauri Orbits Alpha Centauri Pair, Astronomers Conclude 100 Years After Red Dwarf’s Discovery

Are the three stars that constitute the Alpha Centauri star system — Alpha Centauri A, B, and Proxima Centauri — part of one gravitationally-bound …

China: We will be on Mars by the end of 2020

<b>Beijing (CNN) —</b> China is aiming to own the race for space in the next decade.<p>China's ambitious and fast-growing space program is targeting a landing on the dark side of the moon by 2018, and reaching Mars before the end of the decade.<p>The country's space agency held a press conference on Tuesday to …

China

Passengers movie has a cool spaceship; but these 5 are way more awesome! - IBTimes India

The new Passengers movie has us reminiscing about spaceships that took centre stage in A Space Odyssey, Star Trek, Alien, and other films.<p>Passengers, …

Did ‘dark stars’ help form the Universe?

Our vast Universe may have been formed with help of dark matter particles we haven’t been able to observe. The hunt is on to prove they, and the “dark stars” they created, exist.<p>Think of everything we know that exists in the Universe – the huge cosmic furnaces like our Sun. The gas giants that …

Don't Panic, but Physicists in Australia Just Proved Reality Doesn't Exist

Quantum physics is weird.<p>Get ready to have your mind blown. According to an experiment led by two physicists in Australia, reality doesn’t exist. …

Quantum Mechanics

How does the CMB tell us what’s in the Universe?

The Big Bang’s leftover glow tells us a lot more than just where we came from.<p><i>“Cosmology is the study of the origin, evolution, and fate of objects</i> …

Europe's First Mars Lander Came 'Excruciatingly Close' to Success

Landing on Mars is hard, but the European Space Agency’s first attempt—the Beagle 2 probe—came maddeningly close to being a success. In fact, a new …

European Space Agency

Stunning new theory of gravity suggests there's no such thing as dark matter

A new theory of gravity explains the way galaxies rotate without the need for the theoretical presence of dark matter, according to a renowned expert …

Scientists propose space nation named ‘Asgardia’ and cosmic shield to protect Earth from asteroids

A space nation, independent of countries on Earth, could be founded after a team of engineers, scientists and legal experts put forward proposals for an extra-terrestrial state.<p>The project, which is led by Russian scientist Dr Igor Ashurbeyli, Chairman of UNESCOs Science of Space committee, aims to …

Astronomers Just Found a Second ‘Dyson Sphere’ (‘Alien’) Star

Amongst the far reaches of space, there resides a mysterious alien star whose odd variations in brightness and tendency to dim inexplicably have left …

Stephen Hawking wants to find aliens before they find us

Stephen Hawking is again warning about announcing our presence to any alien civilizations that might be out there, especially those that could be more technologically advanced.<p>In his new half-hour program "Stephen Hawking's Favorite Places" on science-themed subscription service CuriosityStream, …

Stephen Hawking

Video: Augmented Reality NES Gaming Finally Gives Us A Reason To Want Microsoft's HoloLens

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Nintendo Is Changing: The New ‘Zelda’ Proves It

Nintendo president and chief operating officer Reggie Fils-Aimé is not the only imposing figure at the company’s E3 booth this year. On each side of …

Breath of the Wild

Why NASA is Legally Required to Go to Jupiter—and Why That's Good

For a planet that has absolutely no chance of harboring life, Jupiter gets a lot of love from Earth. Five NASA spacecraft have flown by or orbited it …

Astronomy

The Strangest Black Holes in the Universe

Photo Credit: Alain R. | Wikimedia Commons<p>Slide 1 of 22<p>Introduction<p>Black holes are gigantic cosmic monsters, exotic objects whose gravity is so …

Mars to trade its moon Phobos for a ring

Mars’ largest moon, Phobos, is slowly falling toward the planet, but probably won’t smash into the red planet’s surface. Instead, it likely will be …

Astronomy

Companies Can Now Officially Own Resources They Mine From Asteroids

President Obama signed the Space Act of 2015 over Thanksgiving<p>On Wednesday, as most Americans were stuck in holiday traffic or prepping their Thanksgiving feasts, President Obama signed the Space Act of 2015.<p>The bill is designed to encourage the fledgling private space industry. Among other things, …

When Elon Musk And Jeff Bezos Clash Over Reusable Rockets, We All Win

New space race gets a little heated<p>This week, a private spaceflight company did something extraordinary. Blue Origin, an aerospace company founded by Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, sent a rocket up to the lower reaches of space and then landed it back on Earth in the upright position. Nailed it!<p>The landing …

Space Travel

NASA's new spaceship looks sleeker than a sports car

SpaceX already has a contract with NASA to deliver supplies to the ISS, but now it has finally convinced the space agency that its Dragon spaceship can safely transport humans.<p>Take a look inside the sleek new space capsule that future astronauts will travel in.

The Real Genius of Albert Einstein's Brain

On April 19, 1955, Mrs. Schafer asked her fifth graders at Valley Road School in Princeton, New Jersey, if they had anything to contribute for current events. A smart little girl, sitting at the front, shot up her hand and blurted, "Einstein died!" A smart-alec boy at the back of the class said, …

It’s a baby-planet! Scientists watch new planet being born from dust (VIDEO)

Scientists have witnessed an unprecedented space miracle: They saw a new planet being born right before their eyes. The phenomenon, which even …

Sunday treat in store as supermoon meets total eclipse

Rare arrangement of Earth, moon and sun has not occurred since 1982 and will not happen again until 2033<p>The moon will loom large and turn coppery red on Sunday night as its closest approach to Earth coincides with a total lunar eclipse.<p>The rare arrangement of the Earth, moon and sun has not …

8 Printable Martian Habitat Designs That We Want To Live In

Day One: Arrive in lander. Day Two: Print out a habitat.<p>If <i>The Martian</i> has taught us anything, it’s that surviving on Mars won’t be easy. It’s really cold, there’s practically no oxygen in the atmosphere, no food, no water, and it pummels you with radiation. NASA plans to send the first humans to …

Would Elon Musk's Plan to Nuke Mars Actually Work?

It's not often you hear a prominent CEO talk about nuking Mars, so when SpaceX founder Elon Musk broached the idea on the "Late Show With Stephen Colbert" on Wednesday night, people took notice.<p>No, Musk has not declared interplanetary war on Mars. The idea is to "terraform" it so that future …

Space