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Genevieve Morton shares rejection letter she received at age 17

<b>Genevieve Morton</b> is a six-time SI Swimsuit model, star of 2017's sexiest calendar and boasts an Instagram following of 340,000. And as you can tell …

Galaxy Clusters Prove Dark Matter's Existence

In the 1970s, Vera Rubin’s observations showed galactic rotation was too quick at the outskirts for normal matter alone to explain.<p>But 40 years prior, Fritz Zwicky observed the motions of individual galaxies within clusters, and found the same effect.<p>Even as we’ve learned to observe gas, dust, …

Universe

The 5 Biggest Questions About the Universe (and How We're Trying To Answer Them)

From the discovery of gravitational waves to locating our nearest Earth-like planetary neighbor, 2016 was a banner year for astronomy. In fact, it’s not only been a good year for space science, but a great few decades. Many of the biggest puzzles in astronomy and cosmology have been solved.<p>Take the …

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A giant black hole may have birthed our universe

According to our best understanding of the Universe, if you travel back in time as far as you can, around 13.8 billion years or so, you'll eventually reach a singularity - a super-dense, hot, and energetic point, where the laws that govern space-time breakdown.<p>Despite our best attempts, we can't …

20 physicists who revolutionized our understanding of the world

Physics is everywhere. It's in the most distant reaches of the cosmos. It's in the supermassive black holes raging in the center of galaxies and in the tiny fundamental building blocks that make up life on Earth. It's even in the seemingly empty space around us.<p>And every now and then a physicist …

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Universe has no sense of direction and isn’t going anywhere particular, scientists confirm

The universe isn’t going anywhere, scientists have confirmed.<p>A new study shows that the universe is expanding the same way in all directions, not …

Los barcos en la carta de Cristobal Colón

Cristobal Colón escribió en 1493 una carta en la que anunciaba sus descubrimientos. Fue publicada por primera vez un año después de su llegada a …

10 Forgotten Conquerors From Ancient History

In Shelley’s famous poem <i>Ozymandias</i>, a broken statue lies in the empty desert, its pedestal hollowly boasting, “My name is Ozymandias, king of Kings; …

Polyspastos, las grúas de Roma

¡Valora este artículo!<p>[Total: 172 Media: 3.2]<p>Los Polyspastos romanos eran las grúas con las que los romanos edificaban sus grandes obras de …

El plan de EE.UU. para invadir las Canarias y convertirlas en un nuevo Puerto Rico

Comentarios<p>1898 es recordado como un año funesto para España, pues se perdieron los últimos territorios ultramarinos en una injusta <b>guerra contra los</b> …

Astrónomos podrían haber descubierto un elemento clave acerca del origen de la vida

Si una tormenta solar masiva entrara en contacto con la Tierra el día de hoy podría destruir toda nuestra tecnología y llevarnos de regreso a la edad …

The deepest 3-D map of the universe ever made confirms Einstein was a genius

This theory, among other things, stated that the speed of light in a vacuum is the same for all observers, regardless of the source.<p>In 1915, he followed this up with the publication of his theory of General Relativity, which asserted that gravity has a warping effect on space-time.<p>For over a …

Esto es lo que debes hacer si el de atrás no quiere que reclines tu asiento en pleno vuelo

Viajas en avión y estás agotado. Te dispones a ver una película o echar una cabezada. Pulsas el botón para reclinarte y... pueden pasar tres cosas: …

A Major Mystery About Earth's Magnetic Field Has Just Been Solved

For the first time, physicists have observed a mysterious process called magnetic reconnection—wherein opposing magnetic field lines join up, …

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Por qué la velocidad de la sombra "viaja" más rápido que la luz

¿Te has preguntado alguna vez cuál es la velocidad de la sombra? ¿Es esta más rápida que la velocidad de la luz? La respuesta es más teórica que …

Cómo liberar cualquier móvil gratis (Movistar, Yoigo, Vodafone..)

¿Recordáis los tiempos en los que para <b>liberar un móvil</b> era necesario ir hasta la tienda de la esquina de turno en el barrio, entregar el teléfono a …

Recuperan los restos de un barco inglés del siglo XIX hundido en Málaga para evitar su expolio

Los restos <b>arqueológicos</b> de un <b>pecio</b> del <b>siglo</b> <b>XIX</b> que se encontraban en la costa de <b>Málaga</b> y que habían salido a la luz por los movimientos del fondo …

7 space mysteries no scientist can explain

But considering we've explored only a teeny-tiny corner of the universe, there's a lot of big questions we don't have answers for yet.<p>Here are some of the biggest unsolved mysteries about space.

Qué es la física cuántica, explicado para tu abuela

La física cuántica es una de las disciplicas científicas más complicadas que existen, pero hoy vamos a <b>hacerla sencilla, sin contar mentiras</b>.<p>Uno de …

Top 51 Motivational And Inspiring Albert Einstein Quotes

Albert Einstein ( <i>Born</i> <i>March 14, 1879, in Ulm, Germany Died April 18, 1955, in Princeton, New Jersey, United States</i> ) was a theoretical physicist and …

Incredibly Detailed Illustrations of Star Wars Vehicles

<i>Millennium Falcon</i><p>UK technical illustrator Hans Jenssen has created a series of incredibly detailed drawings featuring well-known <i>Star Wars</i> vehicles …

The World's Most Beautiful Historic Castles

They're literally fit for kings.<p>Built to protect and entertain royalty, ancient castles naturally possess a lasting beauty. But unlike the gated compounds of yesteryear, modern travelers can now step inside their historic gates.

Intricate Illustrations of Star Wars Spacecraft Cutouts Reveal Their Inner Mechanics

Hans Jenssen has been working as a technical illustrator for decades, and it shows. With painstaking detail and accuracy, he creates cutaway paintings that expose the interior structures of complex vehicles and buildings, down to every last tiny piece of machinery.<p>Jenssen is best known for his <i>Star</i> …

A Byzantine campaign in the Balkans (594 AD)

Late Roman Empire troops<p><b>Defending the Roman Balkans</b><p>The Balkan campaigns were the main focus of Emperor Maurice's foreign policies. A favorable peace …

Este rifle desactiva drones a una distancia de hasta 400m mediante señales de radio

Los drones ya son un gadget bastante habitual, y mucha gente no está contenta con el ruido que generan o su invasión a la privacidad. En Estados …

The truth about Hannibal’s route across the Alps

How exactly did the Carthaginian general and his elephants reach Italy? Scientists have got their hands dirty to come up with an answer<p>Having battled their deadly rivals the Romans in Spain, in 218BC the Carthaginian army made a move that no one expected. Their commander Hannibal marched his …