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NASA Astronaut ISS Crew Member Reid Wiseman Discusses Life in Space with ABC's "Nightline"

How Tall Can Skyscrapers Get?

A Lunar Discovery Reveals The Secret To Building Deflector Shields

Radiation in space is one of the major obstacles to human exploration of the solar system. Astronauts on a round-trip to Mars could be exposed to …

Magnetism

Unlocking the mysteries of the Earth's twin, Kepler-186f, and other exoplanets

Astronomers have recently discovered Kepler-186f, a planet of similar size to the Earth orbiting its star within its so-called "habitable" zone. We ask Dr Giovanna Tinetti from University College London to explain why such planets are causing so much excitement.<p><b>What is an exoplanet?</b><p>A planet that is …

The Next X Prize: Artificial Intelligence!

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The Known Universe by AMNH

Almost snack time for our galaxy’s supermassive black hole

Telescopes around the world are turning to our galaxy’s center, to watch our Milky Way’s supermassive black hole consume a gas cloud.<p>Astronomers have …

Migraines: Not Just Another Headache

New Dead Sea Scrolls Discovered In Israel Antiquities Storage Facility

The Dead Sea Scrolls, the set of mostly religious documents written approximately 2000 years ago and discovered over a 10-year period beginning in …

Water Droplets Flow Uphill through a Superheated Maze Thanks to the Leidenfrost Effect | Colossal

<p>The folks over at Science Friday made this fascinating video about the Leidenfrost Effect, where water dropped on an extremely hot surface is …

The mystery of MH370 goes to the heart of our fears

The satirical website the Onion said it best on Thursday. The investigation into the fate of flight MH370 had been widened, it declared, "to encompass not only the possibilities of mechanical failure, pilot error, terrorist activity or a botched hijacking, but also the overarching scope of space, …

UFO (ORB) Fires Its Gun into Chemtrail!! Twice!!

Exorcism In India, Where A Ghost Fair Lures Believers

<b>MALAJPUR</b> — Every February, people gather in the village of Malajpur, in the state of Madhya Pradesh, for a unique ghost fair. It’s one of India’s …

Scientists Baffled by Mysterious Force Tossing Stars Out of Our Galaxy

Something is hitting stars in our Milky Way galaxy with such force that they are reaching the million-plus mile-per-hour velocity needed to break …

Physics

What killed off the giant beasts – climate change or man?

They were some of the strangest animals to walk the Earth: wombats as big as hippos, sloths larger than bears, four-tusked elephants, and an armadillo that would have dwarfed a VW Beetle. They flourished for millions of years, then vanished from our planet just as humans emerged from their African …

The Day Mysterious Fireballs and Men in Black Descended on Philadelphia

<b>There’s a lot we don’t understand about this world of ours. And by ‘world’ I mean the cosmos, the universe…this reality we inhabit. There is stuff</b> …

10 of the Maddest Scientists Who Ever Lived

From guzzling bacteria to dueling for mathematics, these scientists pulled some of the craziest stunts in the history of the profession.<p>What would you do for science? These scientists gave everything you had to achieve some of the most important advances we know today. From guzzling bacteria to …

What makes a pulsar pulse?

Hear the word “pulsar” and wonder what it is? Take 95 seconds to watch this video from NASA Astrophysics.<p>The EarthSky team has a blast bringing you …

Raspberry Pi camera module now shipping allowing HD video capture

One of the most interesting electronic components for DIY sorts and tinkerers to come out in a long time was the Raspberry Pi. That device is a small …

June guide to the bright planets

Here’s how to find the bright planets – Jupiter, Venus, Mars, Saturn, Mercury – in June 2018.<p>Click the name of a planet to learn more about its …

New coronavirus – Q&A

How many cases of the new coronavirus have been reported?<p>According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), 77 people have been infected and it has …

Useful Photography Tip #59: Don't Let Images Become Orphan Works

Everyone knows that free is good. However, there is a dark side to this idea–especially in photography. People and businesses want to keep a low …

WIRED Space Photo of the Day 2013 | WIRED

Jan. 19, 2014: Solar X-Flare<p>The largest sunspot group of the solar cycle unleashed a large (X1.2 class) flare just when it was facing right towards …

Our Very Normal Solar System Isn't Normal Anymore

Some things you just count on. Like if we ever meet a space alien, it should have eyes (and maybe a head). Like somewhere out there, there are planets like ours. Like we have an ordinary solar system — "ordinary" because you know what it looks like ...<p>It's got a sun in the middle, little planets on …

NASA Scientists Observe The Brightest Explosion Ever

Look at a lightbulb. Now imagine 35 billion lightbulbs.<p>If you weren't looking at the constellation Leo very early on Saturday morning, you probably missed the brightest explosion NASA scientists have ever observed. It was three times as bright as the next-brightest explosion, and a ridiculous, …

Big Pic: The Milky Way's Black Hole Devours Hot Gas

Chomp chomp, guuulp.<p>Later this year, the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way will dine on a small passing cloud of gas, which wandered too close and is now spiraling toward the black hole's maw. But that may only be a first course, according to new observations.<p>The Herschel space …