Science

Scientists Are About to Perform an Experiment to See if The Human Mind Is Bound by Physics

This could be interesting...<p>Perhaps one of the most intriguing and interesting phenomena in quantum physics is what Einstein referred to as a "spooky …

Quantum Mechanics

Amateurs Spot Supernova Star Explosion For Space Scientists Studying Universe

A star exploded before the time of the dinosaurs, and average people just helped space scientists find it.<p>The stellar explosion called a supernova is …

Universe

First data from Juno shows strong magnetic field, massive polar storms

Unexpected features of gravity and magnetic fields provide new hints of interior.<p>It's hard to imagine that the Solar System's biggest planet, which …

Space Exploration

The more Juno: Exploring Jupiter's deeper mysteries

Researchers are analysing the information gathered about Jupiter by NASA's Juno probe, and the first papers are in.<p>It's been nearly a year since NASA probe Juno entered orbit around Jupiter in July 2016. In the intervening months, we've seen some incredible photos of our solar system's largest …

Space Exploration

NASA Just Fast-Tracked Its Mission to Explore a $10,000 Quadrillion Metal Asteroid

It would collapse the global economy if we brought it home.<p>It might have just pushed back its manned mission to Mars, but NASA just fast-tracked a …

Space Exploration

There are 7 Edges of Science We’ll Never Surpass, Oxford Mathematician States

We still hold onto Enlightenment ideals such as, that all problems can be solved with the use of the intellect, logic, mathematics, and the …

Physics

NASA's Juno Mission Just Dropped Its First Huge Pile of Results

There’s no drama quite like space drama. And Juno’s flight to Jupiter has been about as dramatic as a sci-fi thriller can get. Last October, Juno’s …

Space Exploration

Scientists Just Detected What Appears to Be a Whole New Layer in Earth's Mantle

That explains all the earthquakes.<p>For the first time, scientists have found what appears to be an extra layer of plate tectonics lurking in Earth's …

Geology

Anti-Inflammatory Foods to Reduce Risk of Heart Disease

Did you know that anti-inflammatory foods can help you stop the sneakiest heart disease risk? Although our bodies rely on inflammation to help fight …

Healthy Eating

Bones, Artifacts From Ancient Americans Show Advanced Prehistoric Culture

Artifacts left behind by ancient Americans suggest their civilization was much more advanced than experts previously thought.<p>Some of those artifacts, …

Anthropology

Uncontacted Tribes Are Not Only The Most Vulnerable Peoples On Earth - They're Also Vital To Its Future

For as long as I can remember I have considered it a very significant and moving fact that there are people in the world who don't live as we do. It is very common in industrialized society to assume that our ways are simply the norm, and that if they haven't already taken over in any other culture …

Ecology

Do We Finally Have Evidence of the Multiverse?

For a long time, astronomers have hypothesized about parallel universes and ultimately the multiverse, but have never been able to prove the …

Multiverse

Why whales grew big

A new study shows how baleen whales, some of the largest animals ever known to exist on Earth, were able to get so big — and, in evolutionary terms, …

Evolution

NASA spots five asteroids set to fly by Earth this year

NASA has spotted five asteroids which will make a close approach to the Earth this year.<p>One of the space rocks will come within 0.15 lunar distances …

Space Exploration

Nasa's Juno probe captures dramatic first close-up images of Jupiter

Excitement greets pictures of giant, chaotic weather systems plus new measurements that will help build unprecedented map of planet’s interior<p>The first close-up observations from Nasa’s Juno spacecraft have captured towering clouds, swirling cyclones and dramatic flows of ammonia that drive giant …

Space Exploration

Disease experts reveal their biggest worries about the next pandemic

There's a disturbing reality that's clear to experts in infectious disease — but the rest of us ignore it on a regular basis.<p>The next pandemic is coming.<p>New diseases are always on the rise. Viruses and bacteria can mutate and become more infectious or deadly (or both), and there's a constant risk …

Public Health

'Astrophysics for People in a Hurry': Charlie Rose

On "Charlie Rose," a conversation with astrophysicist, Neil deGrasse Tyson. He is the director of the world-renowned Hayden Planetarium at the Museum …

Astrophysics

2017 May 25 - Star Cluster, Spiral Galaxy, Supernova

<b>Star Cluster, Spiral Galaxy, Supernova</b> <b><br>Image Credit & Copyright:</b> Paolo Demaria<p><b>Explanation:</b> A cosmic snapshot from May 19, this colorful telescopic …

Astronomy

NASA Spacecraft Finds a Chaotic Dance of Storms at Jupiter’s Poles

The top and bottom of Jupiter are pockmarked with a chaotic mélange of swirls that are actually immense storms hundreds of miles across. The planet’s interior core appears bigger than expected, generating surprisingly strong magnetic fields. Auroral lights shining in Jupiter’s polar regions seem to …

Space Exploration

The amazing world being uncovered beneath the Earth’s crust |

There are continents to explore right below our feet — including two giant blobs 100 times as tall as Everest. Here’s how seismologist and …

Geology

CBS’ ‘SEAL Team,’ Fox’s ‘The Gifted’ Top List of Most Anticipated New 2017-18 TV Shows

CBS’ “SEAL Team” and Fox’s “The Gifted” are the two most anticipated new broadcast shows of the 2017-18 season, according to an analysis by Civic …

Citizen Science

Five asteroids will cruise by Earth in the next year, and one is coming very close

There’s so many cool things to see out in space — from gorgeous views of Jupiter to stunning glimpses of Saturn, and a star that might have aliens …

Space Exploration

Menstrual Cycle "on a Chip" Offers a New Window into Female Physiology

The exquisite hormonal signaling that drives the female reproductive system cannot be modeled in a flat petri dish. Scrambling to address history's …

Biology

Oh m, There Could Be Space Donuts

Scientists have proposed a new type of planet-like object called a “synestia,” which is essentially a massive donut-shaped glob of gaseous rock. …

Universe

Awesome Science Posters by Justin VanGenderen

Justin is one of those artists that you should have an eye on, because he'll definitely design something cool! His posters are really dope, and his …

We May Be on the Brink of a New Age in Human Evolution

Accelerating Evolution<p>Very soon, we could witness an acceleration in human evolution like never seen before, argues Caleb Sharf, director of …

Singularity

The Wristwatch Made Out Of Space Travel History

<i>This content was created in collaboration</i> <i>with Werenbach Watches, who just released the Earth Series, the first wristwatch made from an actual space</i> …

Space Travel

Researchers Develop Magnetic Switch to Turn On and Off a Strange Quantum Property

GAITHERSBURG, Md.--When a ballerina pirouettes, twirling a full revolution, she looks just as she did when she started. But for electrons and other …

Quantum Mechanics

Bug invader's rapid destruction of coastal wetlands won't get a rapid response

The emergency plan to halt the plague of insects laying waste to Louisiana's coastal wetlands won't be moving at an emergency pace. It could take a …

Ecology

Fitness trackers are largely inaccurate when counting calories, Stanford researchers say

Calorie counting is a useful way to lose weight, but a new study suggests a fitness tracker could sabotage your efforts.<p>The devices are overwhelmingly popular. For instance, since its inception, the leading brand, Fitbit, has sold at least 30 million of them. The company promises on its website …

Technology