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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

New Study Shows That Single-Sided Deafness Could Potentially Be Cured

Brain plasticity is the ability of the organ to adapt and change when conditions for other portions of the body changes — such as...

Zain Charkawi
Monday, 16 May 2016 - 1:27PM

San Diego Outlines Plan to Run the City Totally on Renewable Energy by 2035

San Diego seems to be on the frontline of the battle against climate change, as the city has recently released a plan that includes...

Zain Charkawi
Thursday, 05 May 2016 - 9:03PM

Scientists Grow Human Embryos in the Lab for Longest Time Yet

Could we someday grow a human child in a lab? Scientists just hit a huge milestone by keeping human embryos alive in the lab for...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 05 May 2016 - 11:24AM

New Clinical Trial Will Attempt to Bring Dead Humans Back to Life

Could we regenerate brains in clinically dead patients? A health watchdog organization has approved a new trial that will attempt to...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 03 May 2016 - 1:55PM

The Large Hadron Collider Was Just Derailed by a Weasel

The most powerful particle collider in the world has been shut down--by a weasel. According to internal documents posted online...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 29 April 2016 - 2:07PM

These Are the 8 "Catastrophic Risks" to Humanity That Could Happen in the Next Five Years

How could the human population be decimated in the next half-decade? Researchers from Oxford’s Global Priorities Project who were...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 28 April 2016 - 5:30PM

Physicist Simulates a Black Hole in a Lab to Prove Hawking Radiation Theory

Hawking radiation may have solved the black hole information paradox, theoretically speaking, but scientists have never been able to...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 26 April 2016 - 1:57PM

China's "Intelligent" Security Robot Will Tase You If You Fall Out of Line

China has just unveiled a riot control robot named AnBot, which is intended to control riots using an electric shock weapon....

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 26 April 2016 - 10:51AM

Astronaut Tim Peake Runs the London Marathon in Space

Tim Peake has just crossed a running milestone, as he just became the first astronaut to run a marathon in space. The UK astronaut,...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 25 April 2016 - 10:12AM

Light Burst from a Black Hole Merger Could Narrow Down Source of Gravitational Waves

In September 2015, two LIGO observatories detected gravitational waves emitted from the merger of binary black holes. Now, NASA is...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 20 April 2016 - 11:29AM