We FINALLY Know What a Black Hole Looks Like

Here it is. The moment you’ve all been waiting for. “We’re delighted to be able to report to you today that we have seen what we thought was unseeable. We have seen and taken a picture of a black hole.” The first ever photo of a black hole, more specifically the supermassive black hole 55 […]

Andrew Yang on US in the World Presidential Candidate Interview Series | NowThis

– I’m Elise Labott and this is the ‘US In The World’ presidential candidate interview series. We’re sponsored by a coalition of leading nonprofit organizations, and we’re asking the candidates their views on the challenges and the opportunities facing the U.S. beyond our borders. I’m here with Andrew Yang. Mr. Yang, thanks for joining us. […]

How Long Could You Survive on Other Planets?

As far as we know, Earth is the only place in our solar system where humans can survive without a spacesuit. So if we ventured outside the cushy confines of our home, how long would we live on the other planets? Mercury, the closest planet to the Sun, is actually not the hottest of the […]

A New Theory Reveals Why Tabby’s Star Looks So Bizarre

There’s an unsolved mystery out there in space. One of many, to be sure, but this is one that some people really want to blame on aliens because we haven’t had a stronger explanation. I’m talking about Boyajian’s star, or KIC 8462852 and some new observations that may have just given us the information we […]

Expert Says Australia Fires Direct ‘Impact Of Human Caused Climate Change’ | The Last Word | MSNBC

Scientists Just Fit Our Universe in a Box…Wait What

This is the universe in a box. Dark matter, supermassive black holes, galaxies, stars, magnetic fields—our universe, trapped in a cube. Well some of it, anyway. What this really is is our most advanced simulation of the universe and its evolution ever. This very impressive feat is the result of a project called Illustris—The Next […]

This Fluoride Battery Could Mean Phone Batteries That Last a Week

Lithium ion batteries changed our world by delivering us hours of energy in a small lightweight package. But ya know what, my phone battery only lasts a day and THAT’S NOT ENOUGH! I NEED MORE!!! Luckily, scientists are already on it, and have been working for decades on a new battery design that could could […]

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Says It’s About The “Future Of Fossil Fuel Workers.” | All In | MSNBC

Engineers Created A New Bionic Arm That Can Grow With You

“These are the deus ex panels which you can see look really nice. With this arm, I’m able to open and close as you can see, tense my muscles, there you go, I can change the thumb, and then if I press the middle button it flashes. I love it because everyone’s so distracted by […]

We Could Harvest Electricity from Human Tears, This Is How It Works

They say there’s no use crying over spilled milk but it turns out tears can have a use after all; generating electricity. Well more accurately an enzyme in tears, lysozyme, can be used to generate a tiny amount of electricity. Lysozyme is also found in saliva, mucus, egg whites, and milk, so spilled milk seems […]