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Scientists Just Created Particles With Negative Mass That Could Make Lasers Even More Powerful

Negativity is a difficult concept to grasp in science.It may seem impossible for a particle to weight less than nothing--to literally...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 12 January 2018 - 11:31AM

NASA's Safety Advisers Say SpaceX and Boeing Spacecraft Aren't Safe

On the heels of new announcements that Boeing and SpaceX's plans to delay their manned spaceflights with NASA, a new report has been...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 12 January 2018 - 10:57AM

Astronomers Use Space Warp to Find the Oldest Galaxy Ever Seen

While the Hubble telescope is a phenomenal achievement, it has its limitations.Even the most powerful telescope satellite in orbit...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 12 January 2018 - 10:53AM

"Britain's Roswell" Exposed in New UFO Files From British Ministry of Defence

After decades of waiting, British ufologists finally have the last batch of declassified UFO documents from the British Ministry of...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 12 January 2018 - 10:18AM

New Five-Planet Solar System Found by Citizen Scientists Using Kepler Data

We tend to think that scientific breakthroughs can only come from visionaries and crack teams of highly skilled, specialized...

Justin Joffe
Friday, 12 January 2018 - 9:56AM

Newly Found Glaciers on Mars Could Support Future Colonies

Finding water on Mars is always exciting. The Red Planet is always thought of in popular culture as being one step less habitable than...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 11 January 2018 - 6:32PM

We're Surprisingly Close to Seeing Photos of a Black Hole for the First Time Ever

For years, we’ve accepted that one the greatest and most mysterious things about black holes is the fact that we just can’t see...

Justin Joffe
Thursday, 11 January 2018 - 1:06PM

Scientists Just Found a New, Turkey-Sized Dinosaur in a Prehistoric Log Jam

With Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom cherry-picking the coolest-looking dinosaurs for CGI roles, Hollywood has a vested interest in...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 11 January 2018 - 11:24AM

NASA Just Found a Comet That Defies the Laws of Science

If you thought comets were just flashy rocks that show up every now and then to entertain stargazers, you're in for a surprise.  ...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 11 January 2018 - 10:59AM

New Research Proves Ancient Meteorites Contain 'Building Blocks of Life' on Earth

An increasing body of research suggests that life on Earth came from outer space.The theory is simple: while the Earth was a ripe and...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 11 January 2018 - 10:45AM

Boeing Built an Enormous Drone Capable of Carrying 500 Pounds

The process of transporting cargo is about to change an awful lot, if Boeing has anything to say about it. Boeing has unveiled what...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 10 January 2018 - 8:14PM

Scientists Seek Origin of Powerful Radio Waves from Another Galaxy

Far away, in a distant dwarf galaxy, something may be trying to get our attention. Since 2016, scientists have been baffled by the...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 10 January 2018 - 5:36PM

2018 Could See the Most Natural Disasters in History

If 2017’s influx of catastrophic hurricanes didn’t make you believe in deus-ex machina, remember that money talks. Last year, the...

Justin Joffe
Wednesday, 10 January 2018 - 3:44PM

Climate Change Is Causing 99% of Australian Sea Turtles to Be Born Female

Here's a fun fact to bring out at parties: green sea turtle eggs hatch into males or females based on the temperature of their...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 10 January 2018 - 11:23AM

Aliens Don't Exist: Our Solar System Is an Anomaly, Study Claims

We've said it before, but it seems like the universe keeps proving that it's a lot more complicated than the Drake Equation would lead...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 10 January 2018 - 10:55AM

Alien Meteorite Found in the Sahara Is Older Than Our Solar System

2017 was a year of excitement among the asteroid-watching community, as 'Oumuamua, the first recorded visitor from an another solar...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 10 January 2018 - 10:38AM

NASA's Super Powerful Telescope WFIRST is Moving Forward

NASA scientists must be breathing a sigh of relief at the moment, as the high-powered Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 09 January 2018 - 6:29PM

The First-Ever Fully Solar-Powered Car Hits the Road in 2019

According to the Dutch solar-powered car company Lightyear, humans drive about 9.5 trillion kilometers (or 5.9 million miles) a...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 09 January 2018 - 11:33AM

This AI-Powered Robot Will Build Homes for Humans on Mars

Five years ago, colonizing Mars was a pipe dream, but now even IKEA is getting in on it. NASA is developing new power sources for...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 09 January 2018 - 10:19AM

Virgin Hyperloop One Debuts App for Planning High-Speed Train Journeys

While Elon Musk is currently the most eccentric billionaire to be making futuristic sci-fi technology, Virgin Group's Richard Branson...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 08 January 2018 - 8:34PM