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What Is a Light-Year? | Space

On the scale of the universe, measuring distances in miles or kilometers just doesn't cut it. That's why you may often hear astronomers use the term light-year. But what exactly is a light-year?

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It's medicine Jim, but not as we know it: Scientists build Star Trek-style tricorder that scans for signs of disease

Scanadu Scout, developed at Nasa's Ames Research Center in California, is held on a person's temple and can read temperature, pulse blood oxygen levels, and more.

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    Scientists Boil Water in Less Than a Trillionth Of a Second

    With a breakthrough that will hopefully eventually trickle down to tea kettles, coffee machines, and even showerheads, researchers at the Hamburg Center for Free-Electron Laser Science in Germany have devised a way to boil water to 600 degrees celsius in

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      Star Trek type translator hits the market this month

      The device is called Sigmo, it’s a small square that can be work on a chain around the neck.

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        Black Holes Get Even Weirder with New Stephen Hawking Theory

        To resolve a paradox between quantum mechanics and general relativity, Stephen Hawking has released a new paper arguing that light can, in fact, escape from black holes eventually, doing away with the notion of an event horizon.

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          10 Most Awe-Inspiring Neuroscience Studies

          New studies demonstrate the deep power of human empathy, debunk right-brain and left-brain personalities, explore neural structures during sleep and way more...