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Artificial Intelligence, NASA Data Used to Discover Exoplanet

Machine learning technology helps NASA locate a planetary system with as many planets as our own.

As SpaceX and Boeing Jockey to Get to Mars, Other Companies...

While Musk heads for Mars, other companies are working on Lunar Landers.

Scientists Are Closer to Making Artificial Brains That Operate Like Ours...

New computer switch can 'learn' like brain synapses do.

Genetically engineered algae could bring off-grid solar power to rural Africa

New algae "batteries" are five times more powerful

Dark Energy Survey Spots “Stellar Streams” From Another Galaxy

Dark energy from other galaxies is invading the Milky Way

The FDA Just Approved a Robotic Exoskeleton That Augments Your Strength

HAL is approved by the FDA. ("Let's cross the street, HAL. Cross the street, HAL. HAL?"

We Could Have an In-Orbit Satellite Repair Service by 2020

A UK company plans to use drones to salvage non-working satellites

NASA just tested the tiny nuclear reactor it could use for...

This looks like the device Mark Watney used to keep warm in The Martian

13,000 Year Ago a 100km Asteroid Triggered an Impact Winter on...

12,800 years ago (give or take a few months), pieces of a disintegrating comet hit the Earth and triggered an "impact winter"

We’ve Seen Less Than One Percent of Mars. NASA’s New Lander...

In less than a month, the Mars InSight Lander will begin its journey.

We May Have Uncovered the Origins of The Most Mysterious Particles...

Astronomers are using a new theory of high energy particle physics to develop multi-messenger astronomy

You’re Not Crazy if You Believe in UFOs. Let’s Discuss in...

HEY! who let Ray Palmer into the room? The Pentagon has had a program for serious investigation. The result so far? People (still) just want to believe!

Cities of Tomorrow Will Use “Bio Houses”

Self-sustaining buildings. Got a big meeting coming up? Grow another room!

Once And For All, Here’s What Science Says About GMOs

Genetically Modified Organism - sounds pretty scary. This documentary offers a science-based explanation.

NASA-Funded Research Will Let Unmanned Spacecraft “Think” Using AI and Blockchain

Unmanned space vehicles will increasingly need to think for themselves the farther from Earth they get.

This planet-eating star consumes its ‘offspring’ – Futurity

RZ Piscium - eater of worlds. A star in the constellation Pisces provides a view into early planetary formation,

It Took 83 Engines to Get to the Moon – Vintage...

Engines AND motors, to be more precise.

The idea that everything from spoons to stones are conscious is...

The theory of Panpsychism suggests that your couch may be thinking about you.

NASA Is Testing the Telescope That Will Revolutionize Our View of...

The James Webb Space Telescope is getting ready to fly

Gravity Waves Are Responsible for Jupiter’s Jet Stream Reversals

Gravity made me do it: Jupiter explains its jet stream reversal

Researchers Determine the Two TRAPPIST-1 Planets Most Likely to Support Life

Mathematical models determine that two planets in the Trappis-1 system are the most likely to support life.
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A New Experiment Aims to Cure Aging Once and for All

Better funding may be the key to the fountain of youth.

For the First Time, Physicists Accelerated Light Beams in Curved Space...

Introducing a better way to study gravitational lensing.

Lunar lava tubes may provide access to vast polar ice reservoirs...

Lunar lava tubes may provide access to underground glaciers...perhaps even Selenites

Google Neural Network Can Predict Your Health Status From Your Retina

Look into my eye: is that a heart attack you see in there?

For Coastal Communities, the 1.5C Climate Goal Is a Matter of...

Depending upon where you live, you could find yourself owning beach front property

Why the Singularity is Not a Singularity

This series of papers argues that the singularity will never happen - at least not the ways we've been imagining it up till now.

We Now Have Direct Proof That Human Activity Can Heal the...

Recent analysis demonstrates that eliminating freon actually worked!

Black holes aren’t as strong as we thought – Futurity

Black Holes may not be as strong as once thought - but get too near one and it hardly matters