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Scientists Propose New Epoch Defined by Humanity's Devastating Impact on the Earth

The geologic time scale of the Earth is divided into world-changing events that defined each period. Now, scientists are claiming that...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 30 August 2016 - 11:31AM

NASA Astronaut Jeff Williams Breaks U.S. Record for Most Days Lived in Space

Earlier this year, Scott Kelly broke the record for most days spent in space by a U.S. astronaut during his historic yearlong mission....

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 25 August 2016 - 12:46PM

Airbus Flying Car Prototype Planned to Undergo Flight Tests in 2017

Tired of dealing with traffic? So is Airbus, and that’s why they hope to have a flying taxi service taking to the skies sometime in...

Zain Charkawi
Saturday, 20 August 2016 - 7:04PM

Exclusive: Full Space Expo Programming Schedule at Long Beach Comic Con 2016

Long Beach Comic Con is coming up next month, which means that the science-minded Space Expo is making a comeback. While all Comic...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 19 August 2016 - 11:19AM
Janey Tracey
Monday, 15 August 2016 - 10:38AM

Marvel CEO Isaac Perlmutter's Genetic Material Was Stolen

In today's installment of "truth is stranger than fiction," Marvel CEO Isaac Perlmutter may have been the victim of "genetic larceny."...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 11 August 2016 - 12:24PM

NASA Accidentally Auctioned Off an Apollo 11 Artifact, and the Owner Won't Give It Back

You would think that NASA would keep their rare, priceless historical artifacts under lock and key, and usually they do....

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 09 August 2016 - 3:57PM

Tesla Car Takes Owner to the Hospital After He Has a Pulmonary Embolism

Count this as a victory for self-driving vehicle technology. A Tesla self-driving car recently drove its owner to the hospital after...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 08 August 2016 - 3:19PM

NASA's "AstrOlympics" Explains the Science Behind Olympic Events

The Olympic Games in Rio are officially underway, and to celebrate, NASA is holding an "Olympics" of their own. Their new project, the...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 08 August 2016 - 11:55AM

Chinese Scientists to Rewrite Human DNA for the First Time in History

Editing the human genome has been a controversial topic in the scientific community, but next month, a group of Chinese researchers...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 25 July 2016 - 5:21PM

New Pear-Shaped Nucleus Could Mean the End of Time Travel

By all accounts, time travel should be realistically possible. The laws of physics seem to favor symmetry in spacetime, and if...

Noelle Phansalkar
Friday, 01 July 2016 - 11:00AM

Elon Musk Thinks There's a "One in Billions" Chance We're Not Living in a Video Game

We've all heard the Matrix argument before. As computing and augmented reality technology continues to advance, we can't help but...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 02 June 2016 - 10:34AM

Physicists Slow Down Light by "Twisting" It

The speed of light is one of the most important constants in physics, and it remains unchangeable. But in spite of this, scientists...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 31 May 2016 - 1:45PM

Physicists Confirm that Schrodinger's Cat Is Both Dead and Alive - Even in Two Different Boxes

What happens when you cut Schrodinger's cat in half? Apparently, you get two halves of a cat that are both alive and dead, as...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 30 May 2016 - 1:03PM

The Earth’s Core is Actually 2.5 Years Younger than Its Surface

Ever since Einstein developed the theory of relativity, scientists have known that time can be dilated dependent on how close to...

Zain Charkawi
Thursday, 26 May 2016 - 8:47PM

Watch Water Droplets Get Vaporized by the World's Brightest X-Ray Laser

Scientists have created the first recordings of tiny water droplets being vaporized by the world's brightest X-Ray laser. The team,...

Kieran Dickson
Wednesday, 25 May 2016 - 5:55AM

Seawater Offers a Brand New Way to Produce Clean Energy

As the world starts to move away from using fossil fuels towards cleaner and greener forms of energy, there seems to be more and more...

Zain Charkawi
Tuesday, 24 May 2016 - 4:52PM

Study Claims Complex Life on Earth Evolved a Billion Years Earlier Than We Thought

When life began on Earth, it took billions of years for it to reach even the minimum requirements for complexity and become...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 18 May 2016 - 10:29AM

Neuroscientists Recorded a Man's Brain Activity While He Was "Seeing God"

Patients with epilepsy are known to experience religious conversion experiences, or episodes in which they claim to "see" or "hear"...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 17 May 2016 - 11:27AM

NASA Invests in Cryosleep Pods, Interstellar Flight, and More

NASA has just selected eight cutting-edge projects to receive Phase II funding from their Innovative Advanced Concepts...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 16 May 2016 - 1:48PM