Tommy Lanier

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What Happens to Time and Space When We Fall into a Black Hole?

Black holes have always been a bit of a mystery. That’s mainly because they’re so very difficult to study. The gravitational singularity is where …

Photographing a Black Hole: Historic Campaign Now Underway

The campaign to capture the first-ever image of a black hole has begun.<p>From today (April 5) through April 14, astronomers will use a system of radio …

Scientists may have evidence to confirm mysterious ‘Planet Nine’

It’s been a while now since astronomers began openly discussing the possibility of a ninth planet in our solar system — and no, it’s not Pluto. Now, …

Owners of Oregon Bakery That Refused to Bake Wedding Cake for Same-Sex Couple Fined $135,000

The owners of an Oregon bakery that refused to bake a wedding cake for a lesbian couple were ordered Thursday to pay $135,000 “in damages for emotional and mental suffering resulting from the denial of service.”<p>The ruling from Oregon Labor Commissioner Brad Avakian came after Sweetcakes By Melissa …

Conscience

9 images that shows the sheer immensity of our universe

In the words of American astronomer, cosmologist, and astrophysicist Carl Sagan, “Our home is called Earth. It is but a tiny dot in the black empty …

No Big Bang? Quantum equation predicts universe has no beginning

(Phys.org) —The universe may have existed forever, according to a new model that applies quantum correction terms to complement Einstein's theory of …

26 Pictures That Will Make You Re-Evaluate Your Entire Existence

The universe, man... THE UNIVERSE.

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PayPal Launches Ad Subtly Attacking Apple for Recent iCloud Photo Leak

Following the unveiling of Apple Pay last week, PayPal has gone on the offensive, taking out a full page ad in <i>The New York Times</i> that slams Apple for its recent iCloud photo leak while promoting PayPal's own security.<p>"We the people want our money safer than our selfies," reads the ad first shared …

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If Abortion Was Legalized to Stop Dangerous Illegal Abortions, Why are These Activists Pushing Them?

During the last week of May abortion proponent Dawn Porter and members of the National Network of Abortion Funds traversed southern Texas and upper …

The anti-Facebook: one in four American neighborhoods are now using this private social network

Neighborhood gossip and community policing thrive on Nextdoor<p>It was early in the morning when the flooding hit The Knolls, a neighborhood of about 500 homes in Columbus, Ohio. The sewer overflowed, dumping a foot and half of water into Chuck Totten’s basement, where his wife Deb kept around $25,000 …