Nick Martin

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The Cosmic Gallery - in pictures

The True Science of Parallel Universes

100 billion planets, say astronomers

Planets planets everywhere, and 100 billion of them Earth-like? A team of astronomers in New Zealand says it has just the technique to detect …

Planetary Habitability

Will the Andromeda galaxy someday collide with our Milky Way?

The Andromeda galaxy is approaching our Milky Way galaxy across the vastness of space. When will they collide?<p><b>Will the Milky Way and Andromeda</b> …

Sensor On Space Station May Have Seen Hints Of Elusive Dark Matter

An international team of researchers announced in Switzerland on Wednesday that an experiment on the International Space Station may have seen hints of something called dark matter. The finding could be a milestone in the decades-long search for the universe's missing material.<p>Only a tiny sliver of …

Strong hints of dark matter detected by space station, physicists say

Physicists announced on Wednesday that they have discovered the most convincing evidence yet of the existence of dark matter – the particles that are …

The Death of the Penny – US Mint to Cease Penny Production in 2017

The US Mint announced this morning that they will phase out the production of new pennies beginning in late 2016, and mint the last batch of pennies …

North Korea expands nuclear weapons programme

<b>North Korea's parliament has endorsed plans to give nuclear weapons greater prominence in the country's defences.</b><p>The move came a day after the ruling Workers' Party called for nuclear forces to be "expanded and beefed up qualitatively and quantitatively".<p>North Korea has said it is entering a "state …

North Korea

Faster-Than-Light Drive

Instead of using rockets or thrusters, a craft equipped with warp drive would move by distorting space.<p>The warp drive proposed by Miguel Alcubierre would achieve faster-than-light speeds by distorting space-time. The device would generate a field of negative energy that would squeeze or stretch …