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Astronomers have spotted the universe’s first molecule | Science | AAAS

Helium hydride detected by airborne Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy telescope

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When you die ‘you know you’re dead because your brain keeps working’, scientist claims | Fox News

We know we are dead when we die because our brains keep working to make us aware of what's happening around us, haunting new research suggests.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Turn, stop, then sit: A research-based guide for Parkinson's patients | The Times of Israel

Tel Aviv University team studies why patients with Parkinson's disease have difficulty transitioning from walking to sitting, leading to greater instability and falls

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

What a Year in Space Did to Scott Kelly

An unprecedented and illuminating study monitored identical twins, one in space and one on Earth.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

SpaceIL chief: 'Beresheet 2 starts Sunday; we'll put our flag on the moon' | The Times of Israel

After crash on lunar surface, billionaire Morris Kahn announces new project on-air, says mission team will meet Sunday to begin work on successor to Israel's first moon lander

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Ancient ‘Snowball Earth’ thawed out in a flash | Science | AAAS

Rocks in China point to a geologically fast melting event 635 million years ago

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California's Eerie 'Earthquake Pause' Is Unprecedented

California hasn't seen a ground-rupturing earthquake in 100 years. That's unprecedented.

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Fossils may capture the day the dinosaurs died. Here's what you should know.

Reports about a stunning site in North Dakota are making waves among paleontologists, who are eager to see more.

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These pictures of seed bank samples turn biology into art

In her project Archiving Eden, photographer Dornith Doherty explores the beauty and necessity of the world's botanical stockpiles.

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We Could Be Just Days Away From Seeing the First-Ever Photo of a Black Hole

Capturing an image of the distant, supermassive black hole in the center of our galaxy has been compared to “standing in New York and counting the individual dimples on a golf ball in Los Angeles."

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Israel just became the seventh nation to orbit the moon

The Beresheet spacecraft has slipped into lunar orbit after a six-week journey.

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Climate change: 'Magic bullet' carbon solution takes big step

New CO2 removal technology gains significant investment from fossil fuel companies, but greens have doubts.

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Israeli Spacecraft Beresheet Passes Earth One Last Time Before Lunar Capture | Jewish & Israel News Algemeiner.com

An image of the Earth and Israel’s Beresheet spacecraft en route to the Moon. Photo: screenshot. CTech – Israeli spacecraft …

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NASA Study Subjects Are Getting Paid $18,500 to Stay in Bed for Two Months | Mental Floss

NASA and ESA are testing the effectiveness of artificial gravity by paying 24 lucky volunteers to stay in bed all day.

Science & Technology | SCIENCE

We Just Got The Most Detailed Direct Observation of an Exoplanet Yet, And It's Brutal

Scorching temperatures of 880 degrees Celsius. Tempestuous clouds of iron and dust that envelop the entire planet in a global storm. Such are the conditions on HR 8799e, an exoplanet 129 light-years away - and the first to be studied directly using

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

First Moon Landing 1969 - YouTube

The video of the very first moon landing of the apollo 11 mission in 1969! Neil Armstrong was the first man to set foot on the moon with his now legenday words "One small step for man, a giant leap for mankind."

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

$1 Million Prize Offered to Israeli Moon Lander Mission

Nailing the landing on April 11 will net Beresheet's builders $1 million, courtesy of the nonprofit X Prize Foundation.

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If the Moon is Gradually Moving Farther Away From Us, Will Its Gravitational Pull Ever Cease on Earth? | Mental Floss

Theoretically, the Moon could move far enough away to no longer have a hold on Earth. But quite a number of other big events would likely take place first.

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US to Return Astronauts to the Moon by 2024, VP Pence Says

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence called on NASA to return American astronauts to the moon by 2024 — just five years from now — during the National Space Council meeting on Tuesday (March 26).

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Key Greenland glacier growing again after shrinking for years, NASA study shows

A major Greenland glacier that was one of the fastest shrinking ice and snow masses on Earth is growing again, a new NASA study finds.

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Controversial study finds that brain differences between the sexes begin in the womb  | Daily Mail Online

Professor Moriah Thomason, from New York University Langone, said one of the main differences was in connectivity across distant areas of the brain.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli study: Pregnancy over 50 not a greater risk than during 40s | The Times of Israel

BGU researchers cite technological developments in recent decades for women's ability to give birth at more advanced stage: 'It seems that 50 is the new 40'

News | News

Moon-Bound Israeli Spacecraft Snaps Stunning Photos And Videos From Journey | Technology News

Israel's lunar lander Beresheet has taken a number of images and clips during its journey which it expects to complete by April 11.

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Israeli spacecraft performs final maneuver before moon landing bid | The Times of Israel

Beresheet's engine activated for 60 seconds, taking it to new orbit before it is scheduled to be captured by lunar gravity on April 4

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For The First Time, Physicists Have Clocked The Ghostly Speed of Quantum Tunnelling

In quantum physics, particles can 'tunnel' through seemingly impenetrable barriers, even when they apparently don't have the energy to do so. Now, researchers have gleaned behind the curtain to better understand how this trick is done.

Science & Technology | Science & Space

NASA's New Horizons Reveals Geologic 'Frankenstein' That Formed Ultima Thule | Space

Scientists working on the New Horizons mission are continuing to piece together how the distant Kuiper Belt object nicknamed Ultima Thule was formed.

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The Hayabusa2 Mission to Asteroid Ryugu Just Dropped Its First Scientific Results

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency’s Hayabusa2 mission has released its first batch of scientific results on asteroid Ryugu—and it’s revealed a bunch of surprises about the small, spinning rock.

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A “halo drive” could accelerate interstellar spacecraft to close to the speed of light

Borrowing energy from black holes would offer a highly efficient way to navigate our galaxy, an astronomer says.

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Touch Quiz: Are You in Touch With This Sense?

Do you have a good grasp of your sense of touch? Find out by taking WebMD's quiz.

Pets & Animals | Animals

Newly-discovered Starry Dwarf Frog is the size of a thumbnail

Scientists just found a new species of frog in India that's the sole member of a mysterious ancient lineage.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

NASA studying 'untouched' moon rocks from '70s

NASA is taking a closer look at moon rock samples gathered through the Apollo program, launched nearly 50 years ago.

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Forgetting uses more brain power than remembering -- ScienceDaily

Choosing to forget something might take more mental effort than trying to remember it, researchers discovered through neuroimaging.

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Scientists have built world's first 'time machine' in experiment which defies the laws of physics

Lead researcher Dr Gordey Lesovik said by putting scattered electrons back into their original shape they had effectively created a state which went against the 'direction of time'

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Quiz: Brain Myths and Facts

The mind is an amazing thing. It contains billions of nerve cells that connect it to the rest of the body. Learn how much you know about this amazing organ.

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Einstein 'puzzle' solved as missing page emerges in new trove

An Albert Einstein "puzzle" has been solved thanks to a missing manuscript page emerging in a trove of his writings newly acquired by Jerusalem's Hebrew University, officials announced Wednesday. The handwritten page, part of an appendix to a 19

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Chernobyl: The end of a three-decade experiment - BBC News

The abandoned Chernobyl exclusion zone could be about to change for the first time since the world's worst nuclear disaster.

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The solar system's hidden Planet X may finally be spotted soon

A new paper suggests the hidden world known as Planet X is closer to being seen than previously thought.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

A Humpback Whale Was Just Found In The Middle Of The Amazon Rainforest And No One Knows How It Got There

The carcass of an 8-meter (26-foot) humpback whale was discovered last Friday in the mangrove forests of northern Brazil, according to a post by the Brazil

Science & Technology | Science & Space

Beresheet lander bound for the moon hits Ctrl-Alt-Delete

The spacecraft built by an Israeli nonprofit and one of the original Google Lunar XPrize teams misses a planned move to get a little closer to the moon.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

NASA releases sharpest-ever images of distant Kuiper Belt object

NASA has released its highest resolution images of 2014 MU69, showing the strange Kuiper Belt object in exceptional detail.

Science & Technology | Biology & Medicine

The Devastating Allure of Medical Miracles | WIRED

After sepsis forced the amputation of Sheila Advento's hands, an intricate transplant technique made her whole again. Then came the side effects.

Science & Technology | Science & Space

This is a Dust Devil... on Mars - Universe Today

Enjoy this selection of Martian dust devils. Whether captured by one of the rovers, or by one of the orbiters, they're visually stunning.

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Media Hysteria: Climate Change 'Heat Records' Are a Huge Data Manipulation

'Many of these fear mongers also say we should stop burning fossil fuels that are causing this mayhem.'

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Earth's Atmosphere Is Bigger Than We Thought - It Actually Goes Past The Moon

We humans like to put labels and boundaries on things. For example, the boundary between Earth's atmosphere and space is the Kármán line, the point at 100 kilometres (62 miles) altitude where aeronautics end, and astronautics take over.

Science & Technology | Tech

Israeli Moon probe could bring new era of space exploration

The Israeli startup SpaceIL is launching a lander named Beresheet to the moon in what could be the beginning of a new era of private spaceflight.

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Consumer Reports Finds Cold Weather Cuts Tesla Battery Life Almost in Half | Breitbart

A new study by Consumer Reports reveals that the driving range of electric vehicles including Teslas can be cut in half during winter months in cold climates.

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The World’s Fastest Supercomputer Breaks an AI Record

Researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory are training Summit, the world's fastest supercomputer, to model climate change using machine learning techniques.

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NASA Mars rover Opportunity, resilient Red Planet explorer, officially dead

The robotic trailblazer's mission comes to an end after more than 14 years on Mars. Goodnight, Oppy.

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WATCH: Trek's Replicator Nearing Reality

Star Trek’s replicator is this-close to becoming a reality. Right now, 3-D printers print objects layer by layer, a time-consuming process, particularly when larger objects are involved. Enter the scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, wh

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Ancient mucus trail led to oldest evidence of mobility on Earth - CNN

A fossilized mucus trail led to the discovery of the oldest evidence for mobility on Earth, dating to 2.1 billion years ago, according to a study published Monday in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

The north magnetic pole just changed. Here's what that means.

The foundation of many navigation systems, the World Magnetic Model finally got a much-needed update with the end of the U.S. government shutdown.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli Company Develops Goggles Allowing Surgeons to See Right Through You

Surgeons performing an organ transplant. Photo: Wikipedia. CTech – Ever chose “X-ray vision” as your choice of a hypothetical superpower? …

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What Really Happens When Earth’s Magnetic Field Flips?

A geomagnetic apocalypse may not be on the horizon, but there is some fascinating science behind the doomsday hype.

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Deep freeze thaws out as weekend warmth settles in: The latest forecast - ABC News

Temperatures will feel 50 to 100 degrees warmer this weekend.

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The Ocean Cleanup Project Could Destroy the Neuston - The Atlantic

Home to vibrantly colored, tiny creatures, the ecosystems floating on the ocean’s surface remain all but unknown.

Science & Technology | Paleontology

Meet Galagadon, an ancient shark with funny teeth | Cosmos

Researchers report another important addition to the fossil record. Nick Carne reports.

Science & Technology | Science & Space

Curious 23andMe twin results show why you should take DNA testing with a grain of salt | TechCrunch

If you’ve ever enthusiastically sent your spit off in the mail, you were probably anxious for whatever unexpected insights the current crop of DNA testing companies would send back. Did your ancestors hang out on the Iberian peninsula? What version of y

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Rain spotted on Saturn's moon Titan, which may be home to alien life | Fox News

Saturn's moon Titan, which some scientists have theorized could be the home to extraterrestrial life due to the presence of surface liquid, is providing another surprise to researchers — the sight of fresh rainfall.

Science & Technology | Science & Space

Astronomers spot black hole spinning unbelievably fast as it swallows up a star – BGR

Black holes are some of the most interesting features of our universe, but they're also not very well understood. Studying distant black holes in any great detail is very difficult due to the fact that nothing, including light, can escape their grasp once

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

New Israeli Smartphone App May Revolutionize Communication for Deaf People | Jewish & Israel News Algemeiner.com

A new smartphone app developed by students at the Holon Institute of Technology (HIT) will facilitate communication by deaf people...

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli Researchers Raise $1M For Revolutionary Eye Drops That Could Replace Glasses | Technology News

Ophthalmologists at Shaare Zedek Medical Center and Bar Ilan University are building a biotech company that expects to market the 'nanodrops' by 2020.

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Scientists Reveal Vast World of Creatures Living 3.5 Miles Underground

A vast underground ecosystem has been revealed by scientists, 3.5 miles deep, weighing hundreds of times more than the total biomass of humankind.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Study of 14,000 Nonagenarians Says Alcohol, Java Drinkers, Those Overweight In Their 70s Live Longer

“What allows people to live to age 90 and beyond?” Researchers at the University of California Irvine Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders (UCI MIND) have been asking nonagenarians that very question for the last 15 years. And t

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Apollo astronaut thinks sending humans to Mars is ‘almost ridiculous’

Mars is the hottest topic in the space science world these days, with new rovers, orbiters, and landers finding out new and exciting things about the Red Planet with startling regularity. Multiple …

Science & Technology | Tech News

[Best of 2018] IBM proved quantum computers can do things impossible for classical ones

The debate over whether quantum computers will ever be able to do anything better than classical ones is over. A team of researchers just proved they can.

Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness

This is your brain on video games

Given the immense power that games have to alter our consciousness, it’s natural to wonder what long-term effects they might have on our brains.

Science & Technology | Biology & Medicine

The Reservoir - bioGraphic

In Bangladesh, a bat-borne virus you've probably never heard of is poised to become the next pandemic—and medicine alone may not be sufficient to stop it. Is an ecological intervention the answer?

Science & Technology | Science & Space

1st image from inside sun's atmosphere | Space | EarthSky

NASA's Parker Solar Probe has now swept within the sun's corona, or outer atmosphere.. No other spacecraft has ever come this close to the sun's surface! And, it's going to get closer.

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NBC's Katy Tur, France's Riots And Climate Change Panic Mode -- Mona CharenMona Charen: NBC's Katy Tur, France's Riots A

Both the American Psychiatric Association and the American Psychological Association have reported an increase in climate change anxiety.

Science & Technology | Science & Space

OSIRIS-REx has Finally Caught up with Asteroid Bennu. Let the Analysis and Sample Collection Commence! - Universe Today

OSIRIS-REx has reached the asteroid Bennu. It will spend a year studying Bennu from orbit before descending to the surface and collecting a sample.

Science & Technology | Physics & Cosmology

Bringing balance to the universe: New theory could explain missing 95 percent of the cosmos

Scientists at the University of Oxford may have solved one of the biggest questions in modern physics, with a new paper unifying dark matter and dark energy into a single phenomenon: a fluid which possesses 'negative mass." If you were to push a nega

Politics | Politics

Andrew Light, Obama official, helped prepare dire National Climate Assessment

A former Obama administration official with ties to a liberal advocacy group funded by Democratic megadonors George Soros and Tom Steyer helped prepare the Fourth National Climate Assessment, whose dire predictions have since been attacked as overblown.

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

For wind farms, a bit of separation is a good idea | Cosmos

Putting facilities too close together reduces overall efficiency, research finds. Samantha Page reports.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

NASA will live stream the landing of its OSIRIS-REx asteroid probe – BGR

The Mars InSight lander only just touched down on the Red Planet, but NASA is already gearing up for the landing of another incredibly interesting mission.

Science & Technology | Science & Space

Here's How to Watch the Insight Landing on Mars on Monday

In a few days, humanity will once again reach out and touch the surface of a foreign world.

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Global Warming: Media Ignore Sharp Drop In Global Temperatures Over Past Two Years

NASA data show that global temperatures dropped sharply over the past two years, which would seem contrary to global warming predictions. Not that you'd know it, since that wasn't deemed news.

Miscellaneous | Religion & Spirituality

Did a mysterious extinction event precede Adam and Eve? | Fox News

In one of the most provocative and misunderstood studies of the year, scientists in the U.S. and Switzerland have made an astonishing discovery: All humans alive today are the offspring of a common father and mother – an Adam and Eve – who walked the

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DNA recovered from snow helps scientists track elusive wildlife

Researchers are using environmental DNA to help monitor and measure populations of rare snow-dwelling species like Canadian lynx.

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What ancient DNA reveals about the first humans in the Americas

Newly sequenced Native genomes showcase a wealth of surprises, from previously unknown populations to unique high-altitude adaptations.

News | National News

New Vaccine Could Cut Number Of Alzheimer's Cases In Half

A new Alzheimer's vaccine developed by scientists at the University of Texas Southwestern could conceivably cut the number of dementia cases in half.

Science & Technology | Paleontology

Your 'Fat-Toothed' Relative May Not Make It for Thanksgiving. He Vanished from Earth 300 Million Years Ago.

A reptile with an impressive back sail that lived 300 million years ago is more closely related to humans than it is to dinosaurs.

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Do Proteins Hold the Key to the Past?  | The New Yorker

Sam Knight on the new methods that are allowing a group of scientists to reëxamine the world’s libraries and archives, in search of the hidden lives of authors.

Science & Technology | Biology & Medicine

The microscopic structure of a cat’s tongue helps keep its fur clean - How cats groom themselves

T.S. ELIOT’S mystery cat, Macavity, besides being a criminal mastermind able to evade the combined ranks of British law enforcement, had a coat that was “dusty from neglect”. Criminality is one thing, but this truly strains the imagination. Real cat

Science & Technology | Paleontology

Kepodactylus - Pteros

The only specimen of this large Jurassic pterosaur was found with a skeleton of Stegosaurus.

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Oumuamua: Why humans should be open minded about life in outer space

Scientists in Hawaii have detected the first object to enter our solar system from the outside. Although they were unable to get a clear look at it before it left, experts say its more likely to be a natural object we're never encountered rather than some

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Trump Is Right About Poor California Forest Management

Views expressed in this article are the opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Epoch Times.

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Lack of sunspots to bring record cold, warns NASA scientist - Ice Age Now

“It could happen in a matter of months,” says Martin Mlynczak of NASA’s Langley Research Center. ________________ “The sun is entering one of the deepest Solar Minima of the Space Age,” wrote Dr Tony Phillips just six weeks ago, on 27 Sep 2018.

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Ozone layer hole will 'totally heal within 50 years' - CNN

The hole in the Earth's ozone layer is expected to fully heal by sometime in the 2060s, climate change experts predict in a new UN report.

Science & Technology | Science & Space

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe Just Smashed Two Records in a Single Day

NASA’s historic mission to “touch the Sun” just reached two important milestones: It now holds the record for the closest approach to the Sun by a human-built object—and also the record for the fastest spacecraft ever sent into space.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

NASA to Host Briefing on November Mars InSight Landing | NASA

NASA's upcoming landing of the first-ever mission to study the heart of Mars will be the topic of a media briefing at 1:30 p.m. EDT Wednesday, Oct. 31 at NASA Headquarters in Washington.

Pets & Animals | Animals

The film debut of the Antarctica “headless chicken monster,” a rare sea cucumber — Quartz

Scientists accidentally discovered a deep-sea swimming cucumber in the waters off Australia during a marine conservation project.

Science & Technology | Science

Alum (aluminum sulfate) turns polluted lakes from green to clear. Is it safe?

Aluminum sulfate, or alum, is increasingly being used to fight algae blooms spurred by an over abundance of phosphorus from human activity.

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

Science around trauma and memory shifting how police respond to victims

Police are now learning to accommodate include fragmented memories, dissociation and a kind of involuntary paralysis known as “tonic immobility.”

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What if the most powerful nuclear bomb exploded in space

During the Cold War, the US government launched a 1.4 megaton bomb into space. Starfish Prime, as the test was called, was the highest-altitude nuclear test in history. But what would happen if we tried the same experiment with a 50 megaton bomb, like the

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

The Universe Has A Speed Limit, And It Isn't The Speed Of Light

Nothing can go faster than the speed of light in a vacuum. But particles in our Universe can't even go that fast.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Voyager 2 probe may be on the edge of interstellar space

NASA's Voyager 2 probe may be close to joining its sibling and entering interstellar space. The vessel has been detecting a five percent increase in cosmic rays...

Science & Technology | Archaeology & Anthropology

Lasers Reveal 60,000 Ancient Maya Structures in Guatemala - HISTORY

“This is HOLY [expletive] territory,” tweeted one archaeologist about the discoveries.

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Photographing Indigenous Communities Under Threat in the Amazon

With the threat of displacement looming, photographer Charlie Hamilton James set out to showcase daily life with these vulnerable groups.

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Harvest Moon, Hurricane, and More of September's Best Space Pictures

Also see a rare weather event swirl in the clouds of Jupiter, and get a glimpse at an iconic rocket's final launch.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Dwarf planet 'The Goblin' discovery redefining solar system | Science | The Guardian

Massively elongated orbit suggests object is influenced by theoretical giant Planet Nine in Oort Cloud region

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

The ancient earthquake detector that puzzled modern historians

The earthquake detector that existed long before we knew what earthquakes really were.

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Trump administration to review human fetal tissue research | Science | AAAS

Food and Drug Administration contract canceled after pressure from antiabortion groups and lawmakers

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Neanderthals used their hands like tailors and painters | Science | AAAS

Our closest cousins used a precise grip more often than some of our direct ancestors

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

Heather Heying: Free Speech on Campus

Heather Heying at the US Department of Justice forum on Free Speech on College Campuses - 9/17/2018. Help support Heather's work on patreon: https://www.patr...

Science & Technology | Science & Space

Japanese Probe Deploys Tiny Hopping Robots Toward Big Asteroid Ryugu

Japan's Hayabusa2 probe, which has been circling the asteroid Ryugu since late June, has deployed two little "rovers" called MINERVA-II1A and MINERVA-II1B toward the space rock's surface.

History | History

Discovery of Galileo’s long-lost letter shows he edited his heretical ideas to fool the Inquisition

Exclusive: Document shows that the astronomer toned down the claims that triggered science history’s most infamous battle — then lied about his edits.

Science & Technology | Paleontology

Dickinsonia Is the Oldest Known Animal, Steroids Show - The Atlantic

Scientists have finally confirmed that a weird ribbed oval called Dickinsonia is an animal.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

NASA's New Spacecraft Takes First Photo, Finds First Exoplanet

NASA's TESS spacecraft just took its first photo of the night sky, and researchers using that image have found a planet around another star.

Science & Technology | Science

The Full Moon Has a Denser Electrified Atmosphere

New measurements show what happens to the moon’s thin exosphere when the lunar orb slips into Earth’s protective magnetic bubble.

Advice & Self-Help | Psychology & Relationships

First PTSD Study During Warfare By Israeli Researchers Provides Early Symptom Indicators | Health News

Joint research by the University of Haifa and Natal during Operation Protective Edge in 2014 looked at reactions and experiences as the conflict unfolded.

Science & Technology | Science

See the Power of Storms Across the Solar System

While the tempests of Earth are not to be underestimated, our planetary neighbors can whip up whirlwinds of cosmic proportions.

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

A whale of a tale | symmetry magazine

Scientists looking for tiny particles off the coast of Italy stumble upon a much bigger research subject.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Meet The Four-Dimensional Numbers That Led to Modern Algebra

Strange, long-forgotten numbers called quaternions are undergoing a revival in computer graphics, math, and physics.

Science & Technology | Technology

The reality of quantum computing could be just three years away | TechCrunch

Quantum computing has moved out of the realm of theoretical physics and into the real world, but its potential and promise are still years away. Onstage at TechCrunch Disrupt SF, a powerhouse in the world of quantum research and a young upstart in the fie

Science & Technology | Science & Space

Meet Jocelyn Bell Burnell, the Pioneer Who Found the First Pulsar

When Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell discovered the first pulsar 51 years ago, she revealed a new tool for solving many mysteries of the cosmos.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Hubble captures mysterious nebula in gorgeous new image – BGR

You might think that with so many telescopes at its disposal NASA and the astronomy community at large would have plenty of time to gaze at whatever they want, but space is just so big that even some of the most interesting anomalies in the sky fall throu

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Dads Pass On More Than Genetics in Their Sperm | Science | Smithsonian

Seminal research reveals that sperm change their cargo as they travel the reproductive tract—and the differences can have consequences for fertility

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

Meet the Rosehip Neuron: A Newly Discovered Cell in the Human Brain | Smart News | Smithsonian

The neuron is not found within lab mice, possibly explaining why mouse studies often do not translate to human brains

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Send NASA's Mars Rover Opportunity Support As It Battles Epic Dust Storm

While engineers continue to try to revive the Mars rover Opportunity, you can show your support by sending the rover a digital postcard.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station had to plug this hole with their thumb – BGR

Yesterday, Russian space organization Roscosmos and the European Space Agency broke the news that the International Space Station had sprung a leak. That's a pretty big deal for the astronauts who are riding what amounts to a floating science laboratory,

Cars & Motorcycles | Autos

LEGO built a life size, drivable Bugatti from over a million Technic pieces | TechCrunch

In what just might be the wildest thing anyone has ever built from LEGO, the company behind the bricks has built a full-size, driveable model of the Bugatti Chiron supercar. Seriously.