Cecilia Rivera

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Martian Pyramid Captured By NASA Mars Curiosity Rover In Incredible Image [Video]

A recent raw NASA image captured by NASA’s Mars Curiosity Rover, which has been combing and studying the surface of Mars, showcases a stunning image …

String theory and black holes

Black holes are the ‘thought experiment’ <i>par excellence</i>, where the big three of physics - quantum mechanics, general relativity and thermodynamics - meet and fight it out, dragging in brash newcomers such as information theory and strings for support.<p>Though a unification of gravity and quantum field …

Physics

There are trillions and trillions of habitable planets — why haven’t we encountered aliens yet?

A new video from design collective Kurz Gesagt explains the Fermi paradox<p>The observable universe is 90 billion lightyears in diameter containing around 100 billion galaxies which, in turn, probably contain trillions and trillions of habitable planets. So why haven't we discovered any alien life yet?<p>…

Astrophysicists Examine the Possibility of Planets Forming around HL Tauri

This is the sharpest image ever taken by ALMA — sharper than is routinely achieved in visible light with the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. It …

NASA’s LRO moves closer to Moon’s mysterious South Pole

Traffic around Mars gets busy

With five active spacecraft now orbiting the planet, NASA has beefed up its traffic monitoring to make sure the Mars orbiters don’t get too close to …

Mars Orbiter

NASA Is Mulling a Plan to Visit Mars Via Its Moon Phobos

A JPL team is planning a Phobos visit as an Apollo 8-style primer mission for a Mars landing in the 2030s<p>NASA is ready for humans to go to Mars, though it's got a lot to do between now and its targeted date of 2024. But there was an intriguing possibility raised today at the Humans to Mars Summit …

The Fermi Paradox: If aliens exist, do they know we’re here?

Everyone feels something when they’re in a really good starry place on a really good starry night and they look up and see this:<p>Some people stick …

Nepal Earthquake Also Shook Earth's Upper Atmosphere

You’ve seen the pictures of the destruction caused by the catastrophic earthquake that hit Nepal on April 25, 2015. You’ve read articles about how …

Saturn Moon's Activity Could Be 'Curtain Eruptions'

The research is being published on Thursday, May 7, in the journal Nature.<p>"We think most of the observed activity represents curtain eruptions from …

See What Thunder Looks Like, For The First Time Ever

Thunder and lightning provide one of the earliest tangible lessons in life about physics and the hidden forces that shape our universe. Counting the seconds between a bolt of lightning and a clap of thunder remains my favorite opportunity to demonstrate the mind-bending speed of light to whatever …

Lightning

A Struggling Novelist Reinvents Himself as a Successful Literary Podcaster

Listi, 39, is a writer whose debut novel, <i>Attention. Deficit. Disorder.</i>, came out in 2006 and appeared for one shining week on the <i>L.A. Times</i>' …

How did Earth get its water?

Earth — a planet of oceans, rivers and rainforests — grew up in an interplanetary desert.<p>When the solar system formed about 4.6 billion years ago, …

Analog Simulators Could Be Shortcut to Universal Quantum Computers

<i>From Quanta Magazine (find original story here).</i><p>For more than 20 years, Ivan Deutsch has struggled to design the guts of a working quantum computer. …

Roadmap for Manned Missions to Mars Reaching 'Consensus,' NASA Chief Says

Despite skepticism from Congress concerning NASA's asteroid-capture project, space agency chief Charles Bolden said "consensus is emerging" about …

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

Here's how Star Wars Day is celebrated...in SPACE

May the Fourth be with the ISS! This pun-based holiday is a reason for fans everywhere to party, even out in space itself.<p>High, high above Earth, in a space station built several years ago, the Force is strong and bringing welcome entertainment to people who have signed on to float around in a tin …

Space Exploration

March 2015 made climate history, and not in a good way

For the first time on record in human history, the monthly global average concentration of carbon dioxide — the most important global warming …

Farthest Galaxy Spotted Yet Is 13 Billion Light-Years Away

The star cluster, only 15 percent the size of the Milky Way, dates to just 670 million years after the big bang—not long after the first stars turned on.<p>In their quest to find the most distant galaxy in the universe, astronomers have a new champion. Known as EGS-zs8-1, it’s so far away that its …

SpaceX launches first test flight of Dragon crew capsule

SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft built to bring humans to orbit took flight for the first time Wednesday.<p>Dragon roared to life at about 9 a.m. EDT …

The Zep Tepi; The creation of Ancient Egypt

• The Zep Tepi is now considered by some researchers as a historical fact<p>According to the “Pyramid Texts”, there was a period that emerged from the …

Simple '4-7-8' breathing trick can induce sleep in 60 seconds

A deep breathing trick can make insomniacs drop off to sleep in under one minute, a health expert has claimed.<p>The method involves making a loud whooshing noise with the mouth then holding the breath in stages.<p>Called the ‘4-7-8’ method, it has been pioneered by the US sleep expert Dr Andrew Weil who …

UFO conference shows off new Roswell alien photos discovered in attic

Highly anticipated slides said to show off a humanoid alien found near Roswell in a crashed spacecraft in 1947 have been released.<p>UFO enthusiasts had …

Exploding satellite debris poses ‘Gravity’ style space threat

Scientists at the University of Southampton claim missions, spacecraft and satellites are at risk from 50,000 pieces of debris hurtling around the Earth<p>Spacecraft are at risk from dangerous debris which is currently hurtling around Earth at enormous speed following the explosion of a US satellite, …

​Mysterious 'X-Files' noises captured 22 miles above Earth's surface

For the first time in 50 years, mysterious 'X-Files' sounds have been recorded from the edge of space. A helium balloon built by a student for a NASA …

New photos of Roswell crash which ‘prove aliens exist’ will be shown off today

A set of slides which are said to show off a humanoid alien found near Roswell in a crashed spacecraft in 1947 will be shown to a packed arena in …

Nearby Super-Earth May Harbor Huge Volcanoes

Temperatures on a nearby “super Earth” exoplanet varied dramatically recently, suggesting that large and very active volcanoes may exist on the alien …

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