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Most Americans Don't Think Contacting Aliens Is a Good Idea

Is it a good idea to contact intelligent aliens? According to a recent Huffington Post poll, most Americans are either opposed to...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - 4:21PM

The Quantum Cheshire Cat: Can a Particle Be Separated from Its Properties?

Can a property of an object be physically separated from the object itself? Physicists have long theorized a tenet of quantum...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - 12:31PM

Three New Experiments May Discover the Nature of Dark Matter

Dark matter is theorized to comprise 85% of the total matter in the universe, but we have no idea what it is. It is a hypothetical...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 28 July 2014 - 3:59PM

Neil DeGrasse Tyson's Very Concise Argument Against Ken Ham's Aliens are Going to Hell

Neil DeGrasse Tyson's response to creationist Ken Ham's assertion that we should stop looking for aliens, because they're going to...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 28 July 2014 - 2:20PM

Are Humans Causing the Sixth Mass Extinction Event?

Dinosaurs were famously driven to extinction by an asteroid, the Great Dying (the largest mass extinction event in history) was likely...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 25 July 2014 - 1:53PM

Would Aliens Save or Destroy Us? Seven Possible Scenarios for Extraterrestrial Contact

Would aliens want to help us or hurt us? In a paper by researchers Seth D. Bauma and Jacob D. Haqq-Misra of Pennsylvania State...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 24 July 2014 - 2:15PM

China Wants to Become Particle Collider Capital of the World

Two proposals to build "super colliders" may bring China to the forefront of particle physics. While Europe and the United States have...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 23 July 2014 - 11:47AM

Procedure to Create Three-Parent Babies to Be Legalized in April?

Could we have babies with three parents within the next year? Researchers have rapidly been working towards creating children with...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 22 July 2014 - 12:46PM

Virtual Reality Allows You to Hunt Mutants Like Professor X At Comic Con

Attendees of San Diego Comic Con will have the opportunity to use Cerebro technology to detect and hunt mutants.    Using the...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 22 July 2014 - 10:20AM

Are Dreams Interactions Between Quantum Parallel Worlds?

When we dream, are we peering into our "road not taken," or the life of one of our parallel universe counterparts? Probably not, but...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 21 July 2014 - 5:00PM

Our Bubbly Universe: Physicists Work to Test Multiverse Theory

Is our universe just one of many? Scientists have long theorized that a "multiverse" is possible, but have never been able to prove it...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 17 July 2014 - 1:32PM

Will We Genetically Engineer Humans to Save the Environment?

Will we eventually decide to engineer a more sustainable version of humanity? NYU director of Bioethics Matthew Liao said, “We tried...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 16 July 2014 - 1:58PM

Deepak Chopra and Berkeley Physicist Claim the Universe is One Giant Mind

"Nothing in Nature rules out a super-mind at the foundation of the cosmos."   Physician and religious theorist Deepak Chopra and...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 14 July 2014 - 1:54PM

Giant Underground Telescope Could Prove The Existence Of Gravitational Waves

Hida, the northernmost city in Gifu Prefecture, Japan-- researchers hope that the secret to proving the existence of gravitational...

Friday, 11 July 2014 - 1:58PM

When Sci-Fi Goes Wrong: Physicist Explains the Non-Science of The Core

Remember 'The Core'? That terrible movie with Hilary Swank and Aaron Eckhart where a team of scientists travel to Earth's core to save...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 02 July 2014 - 10:59AM

The Human Race Will Become Extinct, Unless We Become Less Human

According to Peter Paik, a professor from the University of Milwaukee, the only way to save the human race is to erase everything that...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 30 June 2014 - 10:13AM

The Speed of Light May Be Slower Than the Speed of Light

We might have to restart science.   The "speed of light" not only refers to the actual speed theorized from Einstein's theory of...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 26 June 2014 - 11:11AM

The Universe Should Have Collapsed After the Big Bang?

In the aftermath of the proposed evidence for inflation theory and the discovery of the Higgs boson, cosmologists from Kings College...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 24 June 2014 - 11:01AM

Four Theories on How Life Started On Earth

How did life start on Earth? Where did the first animals, the first plants, the first single-celled organisms come from? Some believe...

Monday, 23 June 2014 - 3:19PM

Existence of the God Particle Confirmed?

Scientists have been searching for the Higgs boson, a type of particle first theorized in 1964, for over four decades. Two years ago,...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 23 June 2014 - 12:50PM