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Scientists Use Seismic Data to Get an Inside Look at Earth

Earthquake activity has allowed researchers to visualize the inside of the Earth, and it looks something like a kaleidoscopic marble:...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 16 March 2015 - 2:54PM

The Most Amazing Images from the National Science Photography Competition

The votes are in, and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) is ready to announce the winners of their...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 16 March 2015 - 2:08PM

The UN Has Finished Preparing Earth for a Massive Asteroid Strike

The UN's Action Team 14, which for the last seven years has been tasked with setting up an international response to a deadly asteroid...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 12 March 2015 - 4:23PM

Watch: An Opera Filmed Inside the Large Hadron Collider

Symmetry, a film by Juliette Stevens, is a full opera about the beginning of the universe that is set inside the Large Hadron...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 11 March 2015 - 2:00PM

Philae Team Will Attempt to Contact Lost Lander on March 12

We sadly lost contact with Rosetta's Philae lander late last year, shortly after it became the first spacecraft to land directly onto...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 10 March 2015 - 5:00PM

The WellCome Trust's Best Science Photos of the Year Will Blow You Away

The WellCome Image Awards finalists were announced recently and the mind-blowing shortlist of some of the best science images of the...

Kieran Dickson
Tuesday, 10 March 2015 - 2:28PM

Real-Life Inception? Scientists Implant Fabricated Memories in Mice

Have scientists discovered a real-life method for incepting false memories? Researchers from Industrial Physics and Chemistry Higher...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 09 March 2015 - 4:22PM

How Homer Simpson Predicted The Higgs Boson Before Physicists

He's the intellectually-challenged patriarch of one of TV's most famous families, but could it be that Homer Simpson predicted the...

Kieran Dickson
Wednesday, 04 March 2015 - 4:24PM

In Case There's Some Confusion: What Would Actually Happen if a Nuke Exploded Over NYC?

New York City doesn't fare too well in sci-fi/action movies. It's often heavily damaged, leveled, or sometimes even blown up. But what...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 03 March 2015 - 3:59PM

First Ever Photograph of Light Behaving as Both a Particle and a Wave

Scientists have long theorized that light acts as both a wave and a particle, but have never been able to directly observe it. Now, a...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 02 March 2015 - 3:17PM

NASA Astronauts Say Goodbye to Leonard Nimoy

The world has been in mourning ever since Star Trek legend Leonard Nimoy passed away last week after a long battle with a pulmonary...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 02 March 2015 - 12:47PM

The 7 Biggest Existential Threats to Humanity, According to the Experts

How will the human race meet its end? There are many possibilities, but a few apocalyptic scenarios have taken hold of the public...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 27 February 2015 - 1:06PM

Neuroscientist Wants to Perform a Human Head Transplant Within Two Years

Remember in Frankenstein, when building a person from parts of different bodies was a really great idea? Neuroscientist Sergio...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 26 February 2015 - 12:17PM

Russia to Stay on ISS for Four Years Longer Than Planned

After months of rising tensions and threats to pull out of the International Space Station as early as 2020, Russia's space agency has...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 25 February 2015 - 12:27PM

MIT Physicist Calls Human Life an 'Accident' of the Multiverse

Physicists and philosophers alike have been trying to explain the supposed "fine-tuning" of the universe for over a century, and...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 23 February 2015 - 2:33PM

Neil deGrasse Tyson Reveals the Nerdiest Things He's Ever Done

If Neil deGrasse Tyson wasn't already everyone's favorite nerd, this might send him skyrocketing to first place. In a great video by...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 04 February 2015 - 4:54PM

Scientist Claims the 'Quantum Enigma' May Necessitate Free Will, Make Telepathy Possible

Many great minds, from philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche to theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking have argued that free will does not...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 04 February 2015 - 10:25AM

Extreme Close-Up Images of Everyday Objects Are Beautiful and Unrecognizable

In a new video installment of the Amazing Worlds Within Our World series, artist Pyanek demonstrated that the entire world is like...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 29 January 2015 - 10:23AM

Neil deGrasse Tyson Gets Late Night Talk Show Based on His Star Talk Podcast

The star power of Astrophysicist, Neil deGrasse Tyson knows no bounds. After Tyson wowed audiences in 2014 with Fox's Cosmos: A...

Kieran Dickson
Thursday, 08 January 2015 - 10:20AM

8 of the Biggest Science Stories to Watch Out for in 2015

Between telepathy technology, AI fear mongering, and an increased interest in spaceflight culminating in the sensational Philae...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 05 January 2015 - 11:21AM