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Advice & Self-Help | Psychology & Relationships

First PTSD Study During Warfare By Israeli Researchers Provides Early Symptom Indicators | Health News

Joint research by the University of Haifa and Natal during Operation Protective Edge in 2014 looked at reactions and experiences as the conflict unfolded.

Science & Technology | Science

See the Power of Storms Across the Solar System

While the tempests of Earth are not to be underestimated, our planetary neighbors can whip up whirlwinds of cosmic proportions.

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

A whale of a tale | symmetry magazine

Scientists looking for tiny particles off the coast of Italy stumble upon a much bigger research subject.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Meet The Four-Dimensional Numbers That Led to Modern Algebra

Strange, long-forgotten numbers called quaternions are undergoing a revival in computer graphics, math, and physics.

Science & Technology | Technology

The reality of quantum computing could be just three years away | TechCrunch

Quantum computing has moved out of the realm of theoretical physics and into the real world, but its potential and promise are still years away. Onstage at TechCrunch Disrupt SF, a powerhouse in the world of quantum research and a young upstart in the fie

Science & Technology | Science & Space

Meet Jocelyn Bell Burnell, the Pioneer Who Found the First Pulsar

When Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell discovered the first pulsar 51 years ago, she revealed a new tool for solving many mysteries of the cosmos.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Hubble captures mysterious nebula in gorgeous new image – BGR

You might think that with so many telescopes at its disposal NASA and the astronomy community at large would have plenty of time to gaze at whatever they want, but space is just so big that even some of the most interesting anomalies in the sky fall throu

Science & Technology | Science

Volcano lights up snowy sky in stunning photo | Fox News

An incredible photo shows the Villarrica volcano in Chile lighting up a snowy sky.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Dads Pass On More Than Genetics in Their Sperm | Science | Smithsonian

Seminal research reveals that sperm change their cargo as they travel the reproductive tract—and the differences can have consequences for fertility

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

Meet the Rosehip Neuron: A Newly Discovered Cell in the Human Brain | Smart News | Smithsonian

The neuron is not found within lab mice, possibly explaining why mouse studies often do not translate to human brains

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Send NASA's Mars Rover Opportunity Support As It Battles Epic Dust Storm

While engineers continue to try to revive the Mars rover Opportunity, you can show your support by sending the rover a digital postcard.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station had to plug this hole with their thumb – BGR

Yesterday, Russian space organization Roscosmos and the European Space Agency broke the news that the International Space Station had sprung a leak. That's a pretty big deal for the astronauts who are riding what amounts to a floating science laboratory,

Science & Technology | Science

Spurred by opioid epidemic, new pain drugs may lower the risk of overdose and addiction | Science | AAAS

By slowing action or targeting different receptors, altered opioids or alternatives aim to sidestep abuse

Science & Technology | Science

Study Repressed For Finding Trans Kids May Be Social Contagion

'Rapid-onset gender dysphoria' may be a social contagion linked with having friends who identify as LGBT and internet use, finds a Brown study.

Cars & Motorcycles | Autos

LEGO built a life size, drivable Bugatti from over a million Technic pieces | TechCrunch

In what just might be the wildest thing anyone has ever built from LEGO, the company behind the bricks has built a full-size, driveable model of the Bugatti Chiron supercar. Seriously.

Health & Fitness | Health

98.6 Degrees Is A Normal Body Temperature, Right? Not Quite | WIRED

Fever is a more flexible concept than people assume, as new crowdsourced data helps show.

Science & Technology | Biology & Medicine

This fix for nerve 'insulation' could prevent MS progress - Futurity

In multiple sclerosis, the immune system damages the myelin sheaths that cover nerves. New research identifies a potential way to rebuild it.

Science & Technology | Science

This bright purple ribbon—named STEVE—is an entirely new celestial phenomenon | Science | AAAS

Once thought to be an aurora, Strong Thermal Emission Velocity Enhancement is caused by a “fundamentally different” mechanism

Science & Technology | Science

A Gut--and Liver--Check to Get a Bead on Alzheimer's - Scientific American

Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives.

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When did a massive volcano blow this island to bits and rock the ancient world? | Science | AAAS

Revised radiocarbon data help reveal exactly when the Thera volcano blew its top

Science & Technology | Science

NASA shows incredible image of the Sun 'exploding' | Fox News

NASA has unveiled an incredible image of the Sun exploding but fear not – this violent reaction happens on a near constant basis and is nothing to worry about, experts say.

Science & Technology | Science

The neuroscience of religious and spiritual experience

Have you ever wondered what happens in the brain when you believe in God? We take a look at neuroscientific studies that may explain spiritual experience.

Science & Technology | Science

Bilingualism: What happens in the brain?

With the number of bilingual individuals increasing steadily, find out how bilingualism affects the brain and cognitive function.

Science & Technology | Science

This carbon-sucking mineral could help slow down climate change

Magnesium carbonate is formed by naturally sequestering carbon from the air. But it does it very, very slowly. Now scientists have found a way to speed up the process.

Science & Technology | Science

Wheat’s complex genome finally deciphered, offering hope for better harvests and nonallergenic varieties | Science | A

Wheat researchers thrilled to have new help in finding genes and breeding in traits—“It's like walking with a Google map”

Science & Technology | Science & Space

Astronomers Make a Surprising Discovery from 12.5 Billion Years Ago

A team of astronomers has made a surprising discovery: 12.5 billion years ago, the most opaque place in the universe contained relatively little matter.

Science & Technology | Science

End of the Rainbow? New Map Scale is More Readable by People Who Are Color Blind - Scientific American

Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives.

Science & Technology | Physics & Cosmology

The Big Bang Wasn’t The Beginning, After All – Starts With A Bang! – Medium

The Universe began not with a whimper, but with a bang! At least, that’s what you’re commonly told: the Universe and everything in it came into existence at the moment of the Big Bang. Space, time…

Pets & Animals | Other Kinds Of Animals

This Colorful New Seahorse Is the Size of a Grain of Rice

Researchers have discovered a tiny new species of pygmy seahorse that inhabits the boulder-strewn coasts of Japan.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Nasa probe will still be circling Sun at end of Solar System, say scientists

Nasa's new solar spacecraft is so indestructable that parts of it will be circling the Sun until the Solar System ends, eight billion years from now, scientists have said.  The US space agency launches its Parker Solar Probe on Saturday, which will trave

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Today the Parker Solar Probe Is Named for Him. 60 Years Ago, No One Believed His Ideas About the Sun. - The New York Tim

Eugene N. Parker predicted the existence of solar wind in 1958. The NASA spacecraft, scheduled to launch on Saturday, is the first named for a living person.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

NASA wants you to build your own Mars rover - CNET

The Jet Propulsion Lab's DIY Curiosity rover costs billions less than the real thing.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

The Mysterious Bronze Objects That Have Baffled Archeologists for Centuries | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

Psychology | Psychology

Scientists Explain Why You Can't Stop Going Back to the Same Places | Inverse

In a study released last week in Nature "Human Behavior" a team of mathematicians explain that at any given time people regularly return to a maximum of 25 places. They say that it's not necessarily the same 25 places, but when you begin going t

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Blood moon: Photos of the lunar eclipse taken by astronaut in space - Business Insider

German astronaut Alexander Gerst, who lives aboard the International Space Station, used his camera to take stunning photos of the total lunar eclipse, or blood moon, from orbit on July 27, 2018.

Science & Technology | Science & Space

What Is the Most Massive Star?

The most massive known star is R136a1, more than 300 times as massive as the sun.

Science & Technology | Science & Space

Underground Lake Found on Mars? Get the Facts.

The 12-mile-wide reservoir could solve a Martian mystery—and offer a new target in the hunt for extraterrestrial life.

Science & Technology | Science

Watch Live: Longest 'Blood Moon' Eclipse of the Century

The record-setting lunar eclipse paired with an extra-close Mars will soon have sky-watchers seeing red.

Science & Technology | Science

Using DNA to identify deceased US troops - CNN

North Korea has turned over what they say are an initial 55 cases holding remains believed to be of US troops killed during the Korean War.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Milky Way's Black Hole Provides Long-Sought Test of Einstein's General Relativity - Scientific American

Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives.

Science & Technology | Science

"Traveling" Brain Waves May Be Critical for Cognition - Scientific American

Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Global Warming Linked to Higher Suicide Rates across North America - Scientific American

Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Longest total lunar eclipse of 21st century coming Friday

The longest total lunar eclipse of the century is coming Friday, and it will transform the moon into a reddish orange color for more than 100 minutes, according to NASA. The eclipse won't be visible from North America, Noah Petro, a scientist for the NAS

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Saturn’s moon Titan looks absolutely incredible in new infrared images – BGR

NASA's Cassini orbiter is dead. It's been dead since late last year, having completed an extended mission and a series of daring dives through Saturn's iconic rings, and ultimately found itself slamming through the planet's thick atmosphere where it was e

Science & Technology | Fun Science Stuff

12 Of The Saddest Science Facts Of All Time

It's lonely spacecraft and abandoned animals all the way down. I'm so sorry.

Miscellaneous | Fun Stuff

Curious Kids: If an insect is flying in a car while it is moving, does the insect have to move at the same speed?

If the insect wants to stay right in front of your nose, it must fly forwards just a little bit when the car is speeding up. But when the car is at constant speed, it only needs to hover.

Science & Technology | Science

Astronomers have found a new crop of moons around Jupiter, and one of them is a weirdo - The Verge

Ten more moons have been confirmed to orbit around Jupiter, bringing the planet’s total known satellite count to 79. That’s the highest number of moons of any planet in the Solar System.

News | National News

Here's what we know about Lockheed Martin's mysterious SR-72 - Business Insider

In 2013, Lockheed Martin announced development of the the successor to the SR-71 Blackbird spy plane.

Psychology | Personality

Do You Like ‘Dogs Playing Poker’? Science Would Like to Know Why - The New York Times

A growing number of psychologists are focusing their studies on aesthetics and the question of why we like what we like.

Psychology | Personality

This Is Your Brain on Fatherhood | Science | Smithsonian

What clownfish stepfathers and Dad-of-the-Year foxes teach us about paternal neurochemistry in the animal kingdom

Science & Technology | Science

Ethylene-gibberellin signaling underlies adaptation of rice to periodic flooding | Science

Deepwater rice varieties grow taller when flooded, in a growth response driven by the plant hormones gibberellin and ethylene. This keeps the leaves above the water. Kuroha et al. identified the genes underlying this phenotype, which encode a component of

News | Interesting Stories

Swift Gene-Editing Method May Revolutionize Treatments for Cancer and Infectious Diseases - The New York Times

Scientists report that they have discovered a way to tweak genes in the body’s immune cells by using electrical fields.

Science & Technology | Science

Scientists reveal they have found the world's oldest color | Fox News

According to a recent study, bright pink is the world's oldest color, having been discovered in rocks that are 1.1 billion years old.

News | News

Israel announces mission to land spacecraft on the Moon

Israel announced on Tuesday that it will launch its first lunar mission in December, with the hopes of becoming the fourth country to land a spacecraft on the moon in February 2019.

Science & Technology | Archaeology & Anthropology

Ancient Human Ancestors Had to Deal with Climbing Toddlers

Australopithecus afarensis toddlers had a special grasping toe that helped them hold on to their mothers and escape into the trees, reports a study published today (July 4) in Science Advances.

Pets & Animals | Animals

What happens if someone catches the Loch Ness Monster? - BBC News

Scottish Natural Heritage said it would "dust off" a document prepared almost 20 years ago for such an event.

History | History

The Science of Saving the Declaration of Independence

How science helped—and harmed—efforts to preserve the U.S.'s founding documents.

Psychology | Personality

Is There Scientific Proof of Psychic Ability?

New research argues that legitimate, statistically significant evidence for psi, or psychic ability, does exist, despite the predominance of criticism and mockery of such studies in the psychology field.

Science & Technology | Science

Can zapping brains reduce violence? Controversial study sees potential

Researchers hailed their results as evidence that increasing activity in the prefrontal cortex can reduce "intentions to commit aggression."

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Astronomers captured the first image of a baby planet

Thanks to European Southern Observatory's (ESO) Very Large Telescope, a group of astronomers have taken the first photograph of a planet being formed around a y...

Science & Technology | Science

Are these dots purple or blue? Your answer might not be as reliable as you think | Science | AAAS

When blue dots or threatening faces become rare, people’s concepts of “blue” or “threat” expand

Science & Technology | Science

Physics professor claims we need to 'face the possibility' UFO sightings really are alien craft  | Daily Mail Online

A physics professor from University at Albany, State University of New York and former NASA researcher believes there is 'plenty of evidence to support UFOs'.

News | The News

Newt Gingrich: There are dinosaurs (real ones) outside your window – just look | Fox News

Look outside your window and you will probably see dinosaurs. They are flying, hopping, chirping and perching on trees. You call them birds, but they are dinosaurs.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

The Medicine of the Future is Here – And It’s Alive! | FTI Journal

The FTI Journal is a quarterly publication from FTI Consulting, Inc., the global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance their enterprise value.

Science & Technology | Science & Space

Interstellar Visitor 'Oumuamua Is a Comet After All

It turns out that 'Oumuamua, our first known interstellar visitor, is a comet after all.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Will Probiotics Ever Live Up to the Hype? - The Atlantic

Changing your microbiome takes more than just swallowing a pill full of bacteria.

Advice & Self-Help | Addiction & Recovery

A Landmark Study on the Origins of Alcoholism - The Atlantic

By studying rats in a smarter way, scientists are finally learning something useful about why some drinkers become addicted and others don’t.

Science & Technology | Science & Space

NASA showcases gorgeous new photo of Jupiter that looks almost too amazing to be real – BGR

Man, Jupiter sure is weird. The gas giant is one of the most-photographed objects in our Solar System thanks to its mesmerizing, swirling cloud tops, but NASA's latest photo of the colossal planet is even more jaw-dropping than usual.

Health & Fitness | Sleep

Brain Changes Linked to Sleep Need - Sleep Review

We've all experienced going to bed tired and waking up refreshed, yet how that happens at the molecular level remains a mystery.

Science & Technology | Science

California mega-earthquake fear: Is the San Andreas fault at risk of the 'Big One'? | Fox News

New research suggests that a newly-discovered 'structure' in the San Andreas fault line could result in a massive earthquake, often referred to as the big one.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

NASA's Curiosity rover takes stunning selfie during massive dust storm on Mars

NASA's Curiosity rover has taken an incredible selfie image during an unprecedented massive dust storm on Mars.

Science & Technology | Science & Space

Three baby planets detected around a faraway star for the very first time - Science News - ABC News

They orbit a star 330 light years away and they're already as big as Jupiter — but these planets are just getting started.

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

Cryospheric Sciences | Marine Ice Sheet Instability “For Dummies”

MISI is a term that is often thrown into dicussions and papers which talk about the contribution of Antarctica to sea-level rise but what does it actually mean and why do we care about it? MISI stands for M arine I ce S heet I nstability. In this article

Pets & Animals | Animals

500 million-year-old claw-faced sea monster was a killing machine | Fox News

if you could dip your head into the oceans of Earth as they appeared 500 million years ago, you might see what looked like a spiny, disembodied claw cruising through the depths while trying to stuff an unfortunate piece of prey into its circular, fang-fil

Science & Technology | The Ocean & The Environment

Why It’s Time for the Next Wave of Ocean Exploration and Protection | WIRED

Opinion: Reigniting exploration of the world's oceans is essential to protecting our natural resources and promoting scientific advancement.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

How to stream NASA’s mysterious Mars announcement today – BGR

NASA regularly releases news, scientific papers, and new theories related to Mars, and typically it's with very little fanfare. Scientists have lots of hardware working around the clock to probe the Red Planet's mysteries, and not every minor detail is wo

Science & Technology | Science & Space

Curiosity Rover Finds Organics Hidden In Mars’ Mudstones And Methane In Its Atmosphere | Astronomy.com

Astronomy.com is for anyone who wants to learn more about astronomy events, cosmology, planets, galaxies, asteroids, astrophotography, the Big Bang, black holes, comets, constellations, eclipses, exoplanets, nebulae, meteors, quasars, observing, telescope

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Researchers power tiny medical implant from over 100 feet away

Researchers at MIT are working on tiny implantable devices that can communicate and be powered wirelessly. In the future, they could be used to deliver drugs, t...

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

How quantum physics can make Israel more secure

The prime minister's freshly announced project recruits some revolutionary technologies and excites scientists

Health & Fitness | Sleep

Study: Weekend Sleep-Ins May Help You Live Longer

There was a 65% higher death rate for people who regularly slept less than 5 hours on all nights, compared with people who regularly slept 6 to 7 hours per night.

Health & Fitness | Health

What’s really behind ‘gluten sensitivity’? | Science | AAAS

Conflicting research points to an immune reaction or indigestible carbs

Science & Technology | SCIENCE

The Supposedly Physics-Defying NASA Thruster Doesn't Work, New Research Confirms

If you want to send something deep, deep into space, it’s impractical to load it up with lots of heavy propellant. Scientists with their eyes on long-distance space travel have contemplated thrusters that wouldn’t need any propellant at all. The EmDri

Health & Fitness | Health

Dentists can smell your fear – and it may put your teeth at risk | New Scientist

A study of sweaty T-shirts suggests dentists can smell when someone is anxious, and it makes them more likely to make mistakes and damage neighbouring teeth

Entertainment | Star Wars

Did Han Solo Use A Trick Of Einstein's Relativity To Make The Kessel Run?

As the new Star Wars movie, Solo, premieres, let's look at the physics of how his most famous achievement might actually be possible.

Pets & Animals | Animals

Pigeons Resist Misguided Leaders - NYTimes.com

When a leader tries to take a flock in the wrong direction, homing pigeons still find the right way home.

Science & Technology | Paleontology

Fossil find of 33-million-year-old sea lilies in outback WA challenges major palaeontology theory - ABC News (Australian

The discovery of hundreds of perfect little star fossils in a dusty riverbed near Exmouth in north-west WA rewrites the species' history book by millions of years.

Science & Technology | Paleontology

Exclusive: Dinosaur-Era Bird Found in Burmese Amber

The 99-million-year-old animal is the most complete bird fossil yet known to science from the amber deposits of Myanmar.

Science & Technology | Science & Space

Los Angeles, America’s Future Spaceport - The Atlantic

The city of stars was once a major hub for aerospace. Soon it might be again.

Science & Technology | Biology & Medicine

Leukaemia triggered by infections like flu and likely to be preventable, says leading cancer scientist in 'landmark' bre

Most cases of childhood leukaemia are likely to be preventable and might be brought on by common infections such as flu, one of the UK’s leading cancer scientists has suggested in a breakthrough that could revolutionise treatment of the disease. Accor

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Graphene 'stimulation' could selectively kill off cancer cells

A chance lab discovery is opening up the possibility for wide-scale improvements in drug screening, application of selective painkillers, and selectively nuking...

Health & Fitness | Health News

Could the DNA of these ‘super seniors’ hold the secret to healthy aging? - The Globe and Mail

A lucky few Canadians are able to stay active and keep their cognition sharp well into their 80s. What’s their secret? Researchers are looking at their DNA to find out

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Quantum drum can vibrate and stand still at the same time - UPI.com

Scientists have built a tiny quantum drum that both vibrates and remains still when struck by a drumstick made of light.

News | Interesting Links

What makes a man attractive? Hint: Look at his limbs | Science | AAAS

Results confirm women’s preference for a man whose legs are half of his body length

Science & Technology | Science

Global Warming: Media Ignore Sharp Drop In Global Temperatures Over Past Two Years

NASA data show that global temperatures dropped sharply over the past two years, which would seem contrary to global warming predictions. Not that you'd know it, since that wasn't deemed news.

News | News

The Sea Is Rising, but Not Because of Climate Change

There is nothing we can do about it, except to build dikes and sea walls a little bit higher.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Astronomers find fastest-growing black hole in the universe

Researchers discovered a black hole that's growing so fast that it can devour a mass the size of the sun every two days.

Health & Fitness | Health

Scientists may be closer to understanding a mysterious but common cause of female infertility | Science | AAAS

Evidence builds that hormone imbalance in mom may lead to polycystic ovary syndrome in her female offspring

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

Purebred dogs are helping us cure cancer | Popular Science

The idea of a dog helping to find a cure for cancer probably conjures images of golden retrievers sniffing blood samples and sitting dutifully in front of the cancerous specimen. But though their noses are valuable, there’s something much more useful hi

Science & Technology | Physics & Cosmology

Taming the multiverse: Stephen Hawking’s final theory about the big bang | University of Cambridge

The theory, which was submitted for publication before Hawking’s death earlier this year, is based on string theory and predicts the universe is finite and far simpler than many current theories about the big bang say. Professor Hertog, whose work has b

Science & Technology | Science & Space

This May Be the Best Evidence Yet of a Water Plume on Jupiter's Moon Europa

The case for a giant plume of water vapor wafting from Jupiter's potentially life-supporting moon Europa just got a lot stronger.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Massive wave is largest ever recorded in southern hemisphere [Video]

New Zealand scientists claim a monster wave detected during a storm is the largest ever recorded in the southern hemisphere.

Health & Fitness | Health

The Math Behind the Classic Eye Chart Is Surprisingly Complex | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

Politics | Politics

Why unintelligent protest may kill democracy

Protest is an age-old social good, but a new strain developing on the Left may kill democracy, says "professor in exile" Heather Heying.

News | Interesting Stories

Owner of volcano-eaten Ford Mustang more worried about R2-D2 mailbox

By now, you've probably seen the video. And if you haven't, well there it is above: Mike Hale's silver Ford Mustang being devoured by the ravenous Pele, Hawaii's volcano goddess, and her unstoppable crush of lava. Yet, if you look closely in that video, y

Science & Technology | Paleontology

Strange New Pterosaur Species Found in Transylvania

Move over, Dracula: A new flying reptile fossil adds to the unusual population of large pterosaurs that once stalked Romania.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Why Pluto is a planet and many moons are, too - The Washington Post

Two planetary scientists say Pluto, exoplanets and even many moons are planets, or “round objects in space that are smaller than stars."

Science & Technology | Science

Ancient humans settled the Philippines 700,000 years ago | Science | AAAS

Did early humans arrive there by boat?

Science & Technology | Science

There's No Such Thing as Being Right or Left-Brained, And 9 Other Brain Myths We've All Heard

However long you've been alive, chances are you've heard a completely incorrect "fact" about the brain. The human brain is notoriously complicated, and despite many advances in modern science, much of the organ remains a mystery.

Science & Technology | Science & Space

NASA Nuclear Reactor Could Enable 'Unprecedented Exploration' of Space

Researchers announced Wednesday that a prototype of a nuclear reactor device just passed a lengthy experiment with flying colors. Kilopower is safe enough to work in space, and the reactor could enable "unprecedented exploration" of the moon, Ma

Science & Technology | Science & Space

Hawaii's Kilauea Eruption: Why Scientists Are Nervous - The Atlantic

“There’s not a lot of words to capture a gradual, slow-developing disaster like this.”

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Dyson Spheres, The Ultimate Alien Megastructures, Are Missing From The Galaxy

Humanity has mapped the Milky Way better than ever with ESA's Gaia. But 1.7 billion stars later, there are still no Dyson spheres.

History | Archeology

ToI asks the experts: What are the most important finds of Israeli archaeology? | The Times of Israel

From Dead Sea Scrolls to space-age tech, the dramatic history of the ever-developing field is indelibly entwined with that of the nation itself

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

NASA Captures Exploding Star

NASA scientists captured images of a supernova, or an exploding star, for the first time and we are totally transfixed by the video. While NASA has been able

Science & Technology | Science & Space

Saturn May Be the Missing Piece in the Puzzle of Jupiter's Moons

A new study describes how Saturn could have been critical to the formation of Jupiter's four Galilean moons.

Psychology | Personality

Study Finds 44 Genetic Variants Linked to Depression

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

How Lyme disease became the first epidemic of climate change | Aeon Essays

In a warming world, ticks thrive in more places than ever before, making Lyme disease the first epidemic of climate change

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Experiment shows Einstein's quantum 'spooky action' approaches the human scale

We usually think of quantum entanglement in the realm of atomic systems, but now it's been scaled up to relatively massive objects. This opens the door to new kinds of technology.

Science & Technology | Physics & Cosmology

Black Hole Echoes Would Reveal Break With Einstein’s Theory | Quanta Magazine

Gravitational waves have opened up new ways to test the properties of black holes — and Einstein’s theory of gravity along with them.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Scientists release most detailed star chart of the Milky Way - ABC News

Get breaking national and world news, broadcast video coverage, and exclusive interviews. Find the top news online at ABC news.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

MIT researchers turn water into 'calm' computer interfaces

Our lives are busy and full of distractions. Modern computing. with its constant notifications and enticing red bubbles next to apps, seems designed to keep us...