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What would you see in a black hole?

What would it be like to fly a spacecraft into a black hole? Marcus Woo investigates.<p>Something about a black hole just pulls you in. Sure, its gravity is so strong that not even light can elude its grasp. But, there's something else, something harder to pinpoint. Maybe it's a black hole's absolute …

Black Holes

How To Find A Parallel Universe: Cern Boosts Data Intelligence

CERN is restarting its Large Hadron Collider (after a two-year massive upgrade) to start working on amazing experiments to reveal the identity of “dark matter” and to search for tiny black holes that could be gateways to parallel universes or alternate dimensions. Yes, modern physics and math …

Mind-boggling images from 25 years of the Hubble Telescope

NASA launched the Hubble Space Telescope, 25 years ago this week, on April 24, 1990. The $2.5 billion project has transformed the way the public and …

Universe

Black Holes: Facts, Theory & Definition

Black holes are some of the strangest and most fascinating objects found in outer space. They are objects of extreme density, with such strong …

The Best Places to Stargaze in America

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>For 25 years, NASA’s orbiting Hubble telescope has beamed mesmerizing images of our universe. But Earth dwellers can get stellar celestial views, too.<p>Here are three trip-worthy dark-sky havens in the United States:<p>> Lake Powell (Utah)<p>The combination of a thin atmosphere and …

Lake Michigan

How Artificial Intelligence Will Eliminate The Need For The Vast Majority Of Life Insurance Agents

<i>All the professions are going to be reconfigured by artificial intelligence. The result will be fewer professionals and many of their roles “downgraded.”</i><p>Advances in artificial intelligence, also known as cognitive computing, are starting to cause a seismic shift in the professions. The eventual …

Top Space Agencies Team Up to Shoot an Asteroid Out of The Sky

Our planet's survival could depend on it.<p>Two of the world's biggest space agencies are working together to smash and deflect an asteroid, bolstering …

We Must Defend FDR's 'Four Freedoms'

On April 12, 1945, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, just three months into his fourth term and only 63 years old, passed away in Warm Springs, Georgia<i>.</i> …

Great Depression

The Audacious Plan to Turn a Sprawling DC Suburb Into a Big City

<b>Walk into the Ascent</b> and you’ll find all the spiffy features you could ask for in a 21st-century apartment tower. There’s a pet-grooming salon and a …

Key Question For Millennial Job-Switchers: What To Do With Your Old 401(k)?

If you are even a few years into your career and have taken any interest in saving for retirement you’ve surely heard this advice: stash at least enough in your 401(k) to snag your employer’s match. Good advice, and maybe you’ve taken it. But even if you haven’t paid any heed, you might have money …

Fraudster's phoney email tricked prison into releasing him

In the movies, a daring prison escape usually involves a carefully orchestrated plan filled with intricate tunnels, ingenious bribes and chaotic distractions. But for Neil Moore, performing a similar breakout in the real world was so much simpler. With the aid of a smuggled mobile phone, he was …

Fraud

New Evidence May Identify Mystery Object at Milky Way Galaxy's Core

New observations may finally reveal the identity of a mystery object circling around the monster black hole at the center of our Milky Way galaxy — …

Black Holes

Stumbling through history

How did U.S. foreign policy end up in such disarray?<p>Yemen is in flames, ISIL is on the march, Syria is apocalyptic, Iran is racing through Iraq, anarchy reigns in Libya, Jordan is on the brink, Turkey is slipping away, and America’s relationship with the Middle East’s only democracy has hit an …

Top 10 Cars of the 2015 New York Auto Show

This week the New York International Auto Show opens with a series of high-profile global vehicle debuts. As the competitive energy within the auto industry escalates every carmaker is being pushed to produce models with more compelling design, cutting-edge technology, superior performance and …

Oh sh*t, I’m the 1 percent: Secrets of the super-wealthy

<b>(Volt Collection via Shutterstock)</b><p>I grew up poor. My kids now live in Fairfield County. We all think we’re middle-class because we always feel behind<p>Paul Sullivan<p>March 29, 2015 9:30pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “The Thin Green Line: The Money Secrets of the Super-Wealthy”<p>I came to writing about money by …

Income Inequality

Tech.Co Top Stories: Raising $1M on Shark Tank

Did you miss out on one (or five) of Tech.Co’s articles from the last week? It’s okay. We want to let you know that we forgive you; we totally get …

Anarchy Arrives in Indiana as America's 21st Century Religious War Heats Up

The first shot was fired last week in America's 21st century version of Europe's 17th century religious "Thirty Year's War." Indiana Governor Mike Pence signed SB 101 into law, in a private ceremony attended by Christian, Jewish and Muslim fundamentalists, as well as anti-gay religious extremists. …

China Plans to Build a Solar Power Station in Space

<b>Beijing:</b><p>China plans to build a huge solar power station 36,000 kilometres above the ground in an attempt to battle smog, cut greenhouse gases and …

Nasa's Mercury 'Messenger' Mission Given Last Lease of Life

Nasa engineers have lifted the orbit of the Mercury probe - currently operating on an extended mission and almost out of fuel - and delayed its …

Astronomy