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A Robot Army To Build Solar Panels (On The Moon)

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 08:04

One of 10 insane ideas that just might save the world

As the global headcount nears 8 billion, our thirst for kilowatts is growing by the minute.

Searching for Climate Signals in an Epic Flood

Sat, 08/20/2016 - 08:07
From Our Blogs: Nexus Media News Extensive computer modeling will be required to answer questions such as how climate change might have affected the path of Louisiana's devastating rain storm, but it’s…

Will The U-2 Cold War Spy Plane Get A Laser?

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 14:04

Bullet The Blue Sky

U-2 with lasers, maybe…

Read Nikola Tesla's Drone Patent... From 1898

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 13:57

The inventor believed unmanned machines would end all wars

Nikola Tesla Drones…

General Chuck Yeager Is An Ace On Twitter

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 13:22

The pilot who broke the sound barrier answers questions on politics, UFOs, and his legacy

Chuck Yeager tweets…

Rapid Sea Level Rise Might Actually Benefit Some Coral Reefs

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 13:00

At least its good for something

While sea level rise remains bad news for people and cities, it might be good news for at least some residents of this planet: coral reefs.

The First Step To An Artificial Womb

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 12:01

One of 10 insane ideas that just might save the world

The First Step To An Artificial Womb…

Zebra Finches Sing A Special Song To Warn Babies Of Hot Weather

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 11:01

It's getting hot in here, so take off all your shells

Scientists have found that Zebra finches sing a special song to their eggs when it's hot outside.

Black Mirror Takes A Retro Turn For New Season

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 10:51

The show's creator dropped these first-looks on Twitter and the Internet went nuts

Show creator Charlie Booker dropped first-look images from two episodes of the British techno-drama on Twitter:…

Why Is Louisiana Flooding So Badly, And How Can We Prepare For It Next Time?

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 10:27

Setting an unprecedented precedent

How did this natural disaster sneak up on us so quickly? And how can we possibly be prepared for the next one?

Google Lets You Listen To 3D Virtual Reality Audio In Your Headphones

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 16:40

Called 'Omnitone,' the open source project brings new meaning to 'surround sound'

Today, Google announced a new open source project for what it deems “a key element for an immersive virtual reality experience”: spatial audio.

China Unveils Giant Seaplane

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 16:30

The world's largest seaplane that isn't in a museum

China built a large seaplane…

Did Our Oldest Common Ancestor Live In Volcanic Hot Springs?

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 16:12

LUCA! How do you live like this?

Researchers are still trying to nail down the particulars of how life started on this planet. But now, we might just have a little better idea of what that life's…

Lockheed Martin Will Build New Shallow Submarine For Navy SEALs

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 15:47

So they don't have to get wet

New sub for SEALs…

World's Largest Atom Smasher Lab Treats Every Unattended Bag Like A Bomb

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 15:44

If you LHC something, say something

CERN discussed their unattended baggage policy online.

Roach Milk: The Next Superfood?

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 15:18

My milkshake brings all the boys to the yard and it's like, made from roaches

Cockroaches are the latest animal of questionable merit to get milked in the name of science.

'Star Trek Beyond' Is A War Story In A Universe Without War

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 14:40

Violence on the edge of utopia

Here's why Star Trek is always about war and peace.

The New York Botanical Garden's Corpse Flower Is About To Bloom

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 14:05

Watch it here

Workers at the New York Botanical Garden (NYBG) are eagerly awaiting the noxious bloom of their corpse flower, which they've been tending to since 2007.

Happy Birthday To The "Dark Lady Of DNA"

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 13:30

Rosalind Franklin would have been 96 today.

Twist up some DNA-shaped balloons: Rosalind Franklin was born on this day 96 years ago.

Apple Has A New Overseer of Its Secret Car Project

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 13:29

The man that brought you iPhones and iPads is now in charge of Apple's Project Titan

A few days after Apple reportedly pushed back the cryptic Project Titan, the company has recruited the former executive Bob Mansfield to head the project.